Chief Deputy Sheriff Charles Edwin Cooke

Chief Deputy Sheriff Charles Edwin Cooke

Waller County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, November 5, 1967

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Charles Edwin Cooke

Chief Deputy Sheriff Charles Cooke was killed in an automobile accident when his patrol car struck the back of a truck parked on Highway 290, near Hempstead. He succumbed to his injuries five days later.

Chief Deputy Cooke was survived by his wife and three sons.

One of his sons, Chief Deputy Albert Cooke, was shot and killed in the line of duty while serving with the Waller County Sheriff's Office on April 18th, 1975.


  • Age 59
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, November 1, 1967

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Rest in peace.


April 18, 2020

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