Deputy Sheriff Donald Ray Cook

Deputy Sheriff Donald Ray Cook

Escambia County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, December 3, 1988

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Donald Ray Cook

Deputy Cook was struck and killed while manning a roadblock during a vehicle pursuit. Another agency chased the suspect vehicle into Escambia County and attempted to run the roadblock and struck Deputy Cook. The suspects were apprehended several miles down the road when their vehicle was disabled.

Deputy Cook had served with the agency for 5 years. He was survived by his wife, four children, and six grandchildren.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 256

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Don, you have left a lasting legacy for so many people. For me, it was your kindness and mentoring a rookie that made all the difference. You left a big hole and big shoes to fill. God be with the family during the difficult times of anniversaries, birthdays and holidays.

DFC Juli (Camac) Adcock (Retired)
Escambia County Sheriff's Office

December 3, 2019

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