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Det. John Hobbs; Phoenix PD, AZ; EOW: 03-03-14

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Detective John Hobbs

Phoenix Police Department

Arizona

End of Watch: Monday March 3, 2014



Biographical Information:

Age: 43

Tour of Duty: 21 years

Badge Number: Not available


 


Incident Details:

Cause of Death: Gunfire

Incident Date: 03-03-14

Weapon Used: Handgun

Suspect Info: Shot and Killed


 


Detective John Hobbs was shot and killed as he and other members of the Fugitive Apprehension Team attempted to serve a felony warrant on a man who had recently been released from prison.


The subject had fled ina vehicle and was pursued by detectives until crashing at the intersection of 43rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road. The subject then fled on foot. He opened fire on the detectives as they pursued him, striking Detective Hobbs and a second detective. Despite being mortally wounded, Detective Hobbs was able to return fire and fatally shot the subject.


Both wounded detectives were transported to St. Joseph's Hospital in critical condition. Detective Hobbs succumbed to his wounds at the hospital.


Detective Hobbs had served with the Phoenix Polie Department for 21 years.


 


Agency Contact Information:

Police Chief Daniel V. Garcia

Phoenix Police Department

620 W. Washington Street

Phoenix, AZ  85003

Phone: (602) 262-7626


 


            
This information has been provided courtesy of the Officer Down Memorial Page and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.


 


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Rest in Peace, Brother!! My Condolences to the Family, Friends and Co-Workers!!!!


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 Rip Detective Hobbs. 


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Thank you for your service, Detective Hobbs. May you Rest in Peace. Condolences and prayers to your wife and children, Co-workers, Friends, Community, and Arizona.


You may now stand down.


 


                                                                                           


 


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Rest in peace, Detective Hobbs.


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R.I.P. Brother

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 Rest in peace

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Rest in Peace Det. John Hobbs. Thankyou for your service, Sir. You will always be remembered , never forgotton! My thoughts and prayers  are sent to your family and fellow Officers at this time and always.

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Deepest condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of Det. Hobbs.  R.I.P.

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Rest in peace Det. Hobbs...    My thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends and co-workers...

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Rest in Peace Det. Hobbs. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Hobbs Family and the Phoenix Police Department.

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 R.I.P. Detective John Hobbs. 


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 Rest In Peace, Brother. Thank you for your honorable Law Enforcement service.  May God be of constant comfort and strength to your family and friends. 

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 May Detective Hobbs and all who know and love him find peace.  Thank you for your service, sir.


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 Rest In Peace Brother!

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Rest In Peace Brother Officer May God watch over your family and friends during this difficult time.


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Rest in Peace Detective Hobbs...

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Rest in peace, Detective Hobbs.  

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Rest in Peace Brother!  Prayers and condolences to family, friends and the agency for their loss.

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 Rest in Peace Det. Hobbs.  My thoughts, prayers and condolences go out to his family, friends and department.

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May Detective Hobbs find peace in God's loving embrace , God's mercy be with his family and friends and his sacrifice never be forgotten.


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My deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Detective John Hobbs, God rest his soul.  God comfort them and keep them well.

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Rest in Peace Brother !

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Rest in peace. May God be with your family and department

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Rest in peace Det. Hobbs. I'll keep you, your family, friends and co-workers in my thoughts and prayers.


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Rest in Peace Detective Hobbs. May God be with your family and friends.

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  Rest In Peace Brother..!!

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