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Detective Theodore Roosevelt Cole, Jr. | Chapel Hill Police Department, North Carolina Chapel Hill Police Department, North Carolina

Detective

Theodore Roosevelt Cole, Jr.

Chapel Hill Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch: Wednesday, June 4, 1969

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Not available

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Detective Theodore Cole was shot and killed by a subject whom he had previously arrested several times.

Detective Cole was at home when the subject approached him in his yard and opened fire with a shotgun without warning.

The subject who murdered him was sentenced to life in prison. He was paroled in 1988 and died in 2001.

Detective Cole was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the Chapel Hill Police Department for four years. He was survived by his wife.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
June 4, 2015

 

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