Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 13 years
Badge # 2101
Incident Date: 8/4/2003
Detective Jim Wooley died from injuries sustained the previous day when he fell off of a deck while investigating a stolen lawn mower.
Detective Wooley was sitting in a rolling chair while speaking with the victims of the theft. The chair suddenly rolled off of the side of the deck and he fell 5 feet to the ground. Detective Wooley suffered several broken bones and a torn aorta as a result of the impact. He succumbed to his injuries 30 minutes prior to a scheduled surgery the following morning.
Detective Wooley had served with the Faulkner County Sheriff's Office for 13 years. He survived by his wife and two daughters.