Deputy Sheriff Charles Cook

Deputy Sheriff Charles Cook

Etowah County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, August 1, 1942

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Charles Cook

Deputy Cook was struck and killed by a vehicle while checking on a person lying on the side of the Gadsden Anniston Highway before 9 pm.

He had just stepped out of his patrol car when he was struck. The driver fled the scene. Two men and a woman were apprehended a few hours later.

Deputy Cook was survived by his wife, son, two brothers, and two sisters.


  • Age 48
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle


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Deputy Sheriff Cook,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Etowah County.


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December 1, 2022

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