Sunday, June 10, 2007
[AL] First Female Trooper killed in the line of duty - Elizabeth Cobb
On October 11th, 1987 Alabama State Trooper Elizabeth Cobb was on patrol, sitting in her patrol car when Trooper Joseph Duncan - her patrol supervisor, fiancée , and life insurance beneficiary, surprised her with death. Elizabeth was the first female trooper in the United States killed in the line of duty. Duncan plea bargained down from capital murder to murder and got 25 years. He has repeatedly been denied parole, has never showed remorse, and is set to get out in five years.