Officer Louis O. Cochran

Officer Louis O. Cochran

Arizona Department of Public Safety, Arizona

End of Watch Monday, December 22, 1958

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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We stopped at the rest area and saw your memorial! Thank you for your service and to all who protect us in the line of duty!

Larry and Debbie Alber
Citizens traveling through

September 25, 2018

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