IHC-speaker-Robert Sobba

15634 Eclipse Dr.
Caldwell, Idaho 83607




Robert Sobba

Bob Sobba served thirty -six years in law enforcement in the Boise Valley, including eighteen as chief of police in Caldwell, Idaho.  He also spent four years on the Caldwell City Council.  He is a graduate of Boise State University, the FBI National Academy, and has a Masters degree in Administration.

Bob has published several articles on law enforcement and history subjects. He has written a history of the Caldwell Police Department, and recently published a book on the history of Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge, A Century of Conservation: Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge 1909-2009.

He has had a life long interest in the history of lawmen and outlaws of the Old West and has given numerous presentations on the famous and infamous characters of that era. He is a member of the Wild West History Association and gave a presentation on the Steunenberg murder at their last national convention. He is the Vice President of the Canyon County Historical Society and is responsible for scheduling history programs for their meetings and supervising the historical booth at the Canyon County Fair.


Presentation Needs

A laptop and projector, but the presentations can be done without it if needed. A room capable of being darkened.