Officer Louis O. Cochran

Officer Louis O. Cochran

Arizona Department of Public Safety, Arizona

End of Watch Monday, December 22, 1958

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Louis O. Cochran

Officer Louis Cochran was killed when his patrol car was rear-ended by a drunk driver while he was stopped on U.S. 80, three miles east of Dateland.

The drunk driver was also killed in the accident, which caused Officer Cochran's vehicle to become engulfed in flames.

Officer Cochran had served with the Arizona Department of Public Safety for almost 10 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 59

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Killed in accident

drunk driver

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Just saw a candle for you outside a rest area outside dateland. Drunk driving is never a good idea- it kills the driver and innocent people. May you Rest In Peace.

Jahkeda Milner

December 1, 2020

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