Police Officer Carnel Cook

Police Officer Carnel Cook

Fulton County Schools Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, September 29, 1999

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Carnel Cook

Police Officer Carnel Cook suffered a fatal heart attack after breaking up a fight between two students at Tri-Cities High School in East Point.

Officer Cook broke the fight up and took both students to the assistant principal's office, where a canister of pepper spray was accidentally discharged. Officer Cook then took the combative student from the principal's office to his own office, where he suffered the heart attack and collapsed.

The student was charged with obstruction and involuntary manslaughter.

Officer Cook had served with the Fulton County Schools Police Department for five years. He is survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Hey Dad,

It’s been 19 years and it seems like yesterday. Everyone is all grown up. No grandkids yet! We continue to think about you and miss you always.

Daiyaan is huge and has a lot of your mannerisms (it’s funny to watch him cook). Continue to watch over us.

Miss and love you always,


September 18, 2018

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