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Officer Daniel Wayne Cogburn | West Columbia Police Department, South Carolina West Columbia Police Department, South Carolina

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Daniel Wayne Cogburn

West Columbia Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch: Tuesday, April 12, 1983

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 4 days

Badge # 25

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed in 1996

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Officer Daniel Cogburn was shot and killed by a suspect while writing a traffic ticket.

The shooter had nothing to do with the traffic stop and fired out of the car window as he drove by the vehicles. The suspect was apprehended and executed for the crime in 1996.

Officer Cogburn had served with the West Columbia Police Department for only four days at the time he was shot. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons, father, mother, brother, and sister.

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I love you daddy!!! Always!!!

Your baby girl, Renee Cogburn
Daughter to the best daddy ever
May 25, 2013

 

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