Sheriff Charles R. Smith

Sheriff Charles R. Smith

Cooper County Sheriff's Department, Missouri

End of Watch Tuesday, December 10, 1991

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Charles R. Smith

Sheriff Charles Smith was shot and killed by the suspect who shot and killed Deputy Leslie Roark of the Moniteau County Sheriff's Department and Deputy Sandra Wilson of the Miller County Sheriff's Department.

Sheriff Smith was shot when he ran to investigate the gunshots which killed Deputy Wilson.

The suspect was found guilty of capital murder and was executed on January 9, 2002.


  • Age 54
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 2002

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

December 10, 2018

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