Detective Jimmy Darrell Wooley

Detective Jimmy Darrell Wooley

Faulkner County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Tuesday, August 5, 2003

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Jimmy Darrell Wooley

Detective Jimmy 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 was 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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Det. Wooley,
On today, the 20th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Faulkner County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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August 5, 2023

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