Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 8 years
Badge # 246
Cause: Automobile crash
Deputy James Cook was killed in an accident while responding to a domestic violence call.
As Deputy Cook was responding, a deer struck the front of his cruiser causing his vehicle's airbag to inflate and obstruct his view. Deputy Cook's vehicle ran off the roadway, struck several trees and killed him instantly.
Deputy Cook had served with the DeWitt County Sheriff's Office for eight years. He was survived by his parents and three siblings.