Trooper Adrian Cole

Trooper Adrian Cole

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Mississippi Highway Patrol, Mississippi

End of Watch Sunday, September 8, 1940

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Adrian Cole

Trooper Adrian Cole was killed in a motorcycle crash on Highway 49, in Simpson County, while attempting to catch up to a traffic violator about 1:00 pm.

He was transported to Jackson Hospital where he died on September 8th, 1940, without ever having regained consciousness.

Trooper Cole was assigned to Troop C and had served with the Mississippi Highway Patrol for one year. He was survived by his wife, two children, parents, two sisters, and one brother.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 105

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, August 28, 1940

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Trooper Cole, your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to The Great State of Mississippi and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow "RedLeg"!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, TroopD

September 14, 2016

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