Reserve Officer James Boyd Cook, Jr.

Reserve Officer James Boyd Cook, Jr.

Westlake Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, August 30, 1990

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James Boyd Cook, Jr.

Officer Cook died from an accidental gunshot wound sustained two days earlier when another officer's weapon discharged in police headquarters.

Officer Cook had only served as a reserve officer with the agency for 2 weeks prior to the shooting.


  • Age 19
  • Tour 2 weeks
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

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