Bio & Incident Details
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Sheriff Cook and Chief James Pace, of the Littleville Police Department, were shot and killed while attempting to arrest a bootlegger. Two other deputies were also wounded when the man ambushed the officers. The suspect was apprehended but died of cancer in jail while awaiting trial.
Sheriff Cook was a retired Alabama State Trooper and was serving his first term as sheriff.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Chief of Police James Cornelius Pace