Deputy Sheriff William Cooper

Deputy Sheriff William Cooper

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin

End of Watch Saturday, February 8, 1902

William Cooper

Deputy Sheriff William Cooper was shot and killed in Waterloo by a man he was attempting to arrest for attempting to shoot his ex-wife. The suspect, who barricaded himself in a near-by home, surrendered to the sheriff when told he would be left for the citizens to lynch if he did not.

The suspect was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to prison February 13, 1903.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Convicted of 2nd degree murder

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Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Retired Wisconsin L.E.O.

February 25, 2014

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