Detective Jimmy Darrell Wooley

Detective Jimmy Darrell Wooley

Faulkner County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Tuesday, August 5, 2003

Jimmy Darrell Wooley

Detective Jim Wooley died from injuries sustained the previous day when he fell off of a deck while investigating a stolen lawn mower.

Detective Wooley was sitting in a rolling chair while speaking with the victims of the theft. The chair suddenly rolled off of the side of the deck and he fell 5 feet to the ground. Detective Wooley suffered several broken bones and a torn aorta as a result of the impact. He succumbed to his injuries 30 minutes prior to a scheduled surgery the following morning.

Detective Wooley had served with the Faulkner County Sheriff's Office for 13 years. He survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 60
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 2101

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Monday, August 4, 2003

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Jim, you will never be forgotten. I still miss you with all my heart. You are still the standard every deputy needs to strive for. Honesty, integrity,loyalty and your dirty coffee cup....PERFECTION. Wobin.

Robin Young/Dispatcher
Faulkner County Sheriff's Office

August 3, 2015

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