Constable William R. "Bill" Coop

Constable William R. "Bill" Coop

Clinton County Constable's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Sunday, September 7, 1947

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William R. "Bill" Coop

Constable William Coop was shot and killed when he and two other constables attempted to serve a warrant to search a home for illegal liquor.

The suspect opened fire on the constables when they were standing on the front porch. Constable Coop was killed almost instantly and a second constable was wounded. The suspect was also shot and killed.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 7, 2020

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