City Marshal Sim Carlton Cook

City Marshal Sim Carlton Cook

Woodville Marshal's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Friday, November 21, 1930

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Sim Carlton Cook

City Marshal Sim Cook was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a constable who was wanted for bootlegging. During the arrest attempt the two began to struggle and Marshal Cook was shot in the face.

On June 1st, 1935, the suspect was convicted of Marshal Cook's murder and sentenced to 25 years in prison. His conviction was overturned and he received a new trial. On November 13th, 1936, he was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to seven years.

Marshal Cook had served with the Woodville Marshal's Office for ten years. He was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 7 years

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Rest in peace City Marshal Cook, Your courage will be remembered.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 22, 2014

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