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Police Officer Jack David Cooper | Little Rock Police Department, Arkansas Little Rock Police Department, Arkansas

Police Officer

Jack David Cooper

Little Rock Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch: Saturday, February 2, 2002

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: 11 years

Badge # 409

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 2/1/2002

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer Jack Cooper succumbed to a gunshot wound received the previous day when he responded to a disturbance involving a man complaining of vampires at about 1300 hours.

While on the scene, a struggle ensued between the man and the officers. The suspect was sprayed with pepper spray, but it had no effect. During the struggle, the suspect was able to gain control of Officer Cooper's service weapon and shot Officer Cooper in the head. Another officer was able to return fire and kill the suspect. Officer Cooper was transported to a local hospital where he died.

Officer Cooper was assigned to the Northwest Patrol Division and had been employed with the Little Rock Police Department for 11 years.

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it was supposed to be my call.jack and johnny gravett(the other officer)told me to disregard as they had dealt with the suspect earlier.i have carried the "what ifs"with me for 14 years now and a day doesn't go by when i dont think of jack.he allowed me to watch my grandkids being born and make it to my retirement.

officer robert lusk(retired)
little rock police dept
February 2, 2016


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