Deputy Sheriff Larry Todd Cook

Deputy Sheriff Larry Todd Cook

Davidson County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, January 27, 2000

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Larry Todd Cook

Deputy Larry Cook was shot and killed while serving a misdemeanor trespassing warrant.

Deputy Cook had gone to the suspect's home alone to serve the warrant when the suspect shot him with a shotgun in the back of the head, the back, and the legs. Another person in the house called 911 to report the shooting as the killer fled the scene. A chase ensued with officers from several agencies and ended when the killer crashed into a roadblock. As officers approached his vehicle he committed suicide. The killer had a lengthy criminal record consisting of non-violent crimes.

Deputy Cook had served with the Davidson County Sheriff's Office for 3 years. He is survived by his fiancee and young daughter.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 210

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Deputy Cook, I hope you are resting in peace and I want you to know that your fellow officers think of you daily. I am a current BLET student and I have heard your story many times by several officers that worked with you and you are a wonderful man who did his best. Thank you for your service sir.

BLET student
Davidson county Community college

May 25, 2018

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