Patrolman James Cooley

Patrolman James Cooley

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, April 4, 1927

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James Cooley

Officer James Cooley was approached by two robbery victims. Officer Cooley located the suspect who drew a gun and fired, killing Officer Cooley. The suspect was apprehended.

The 43-year-old suspect was tried for murder and acquitted after witnesses to the murder were discredited at his trial.


  • Age 45
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 792

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Acquitted

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Rest in peace Patrolman Cooley.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 20, 2020

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