Sergeant Paul Lawrence Cole

Sergeant Paul Lawrence Cole

Ingham County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, October 6, 1996

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Paul Lawrence Cole

Sergeant Paul Cole was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to a domestic disturbance call involving a weapon.

As he responded to the scene a herd of deer ran into the roadway in front of him. He swerved to avoid the deer, causing his vehicle to leave the roadway and strike a tree.

Sergeant Cole had served with the Ingham County Sheriff's Office for 19 years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Wow Paul...cant believe you have been gone for 20 years. Time sure passes quickly. You are still are in our thougths. Rest in Peace Brother...

Officer Mike Thornton (Retired)
Ft Collins PD Colorado (also classmate - HHS 74)

October 6, 2016

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