Sergeant Gara Oliver Cooper

Sergeant Gara Oliver Cooper

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Friday, October 2, 1970

Gara Oliver Cooper

Sergeant Cooper was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic. He had been with the agency for 23 years and was stationed at Marshall.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 43rd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

April 27, 2013

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