Phoenix Detective KIA

Phoenix Detective KIA

This is a discussion on Phoenix Detective KIA within the In the News: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly forums, part of the The Back Porch category; http://www.azcentral.com/community/p...html#protected http://www.ar15.com/forums/t_8_13/55...hobbs5624.html Very sad,he was a member over on ARFcom, the Gun community lost a true asset....

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    Phoenix Detective KIA

    http://www.azcentral.com/community/p...html#protected

    http://www.ar15.com/forums/t_8_13/55...hobbs5624.html

    Very sad,he was a member over on ARFcom, the Gun community lost a true asset.
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    Well, the ARFcom folks (as well as the rest of us) will be proud to know Det. Hobbs got off 11 shots with his AR after being mortally hit himself, scoring 8 hits and killing the bad guy.

    Sadly, neither detective was wearing a vest... didn't want to blow the undercover part.

    And the bad guy was a seriously bad guy. Just got out of prison in January, and had a felony warrant for attempted murder. Phoenix police identify gunman who killed 1 officer, wounded a second | azfamily.com Phoenix
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    Best thoughts to his family and friends. It sounds as though he had many.
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    The local response is truly remarkable. I've been in the valley now for 11 years and a number of cops have been KIA, but I've never seen the outpouring of emotion and support as there is for Det. Hobbs.
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    RIP Det Hobbs.
    "My God David, We're a Civilized society."

    "Sure, As long as the machines are workin' and you can call 911. But you take those things away, you throw people in the dark, and you scare the crap out of them; no more rules...You'll see how primitive they can get."
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    Rest in peace, Det. Hobbs.
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    Agreed, rest in peace, Det. Hobbs, and thanks for making the world a safer place.
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