Deputy Sheriff Larry Todd Cook

Deputy Sheriff Larry Todd Cook

Davidson County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, January 27, 2000

Larry Todd Cook

Deputy Larry Cook was shot and killed while serving a misdemeanor trespassing warrant.

Deputy Cook had gone to the suspect's home alone to serve the warrant when the suspect shot him with a shotgun in the back of the head, the back, and the legs. Another person in the house called 911 to report the shooting as the killer fled the scene. A chase ensued with officers from several agencies and ended when the killer crashed into a roadblock. As officers approached his vehicle he committed suicide. The killer had a lengthy criminal record consisting of non-violent crimes.

Deputy Cook had served with the Davidson County Sheriff's Office for 3 years. He is survived by his fiancee and young daughter.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 210

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Committed suicide

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RIP brother your memorial bridge was dedicated today. Gone but never forgotten.

Sergeant Chad Wilkey
Lexington Police Department

January 27, 2018

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