Sergeant Gara Oliver Cooper

Sergeant Gara Oliver Cooper

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Friday, October 2, 1970

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Gara Oliver Cooper

Sergeant Gara Cooper was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic.

Sergeant Cooper was a United States Army veteran of World War II. He had been with the Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol for 23 years and had been stationed at Marshall. Sergeant Cooper was survived by his wife.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

directing traffic

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Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 2, 2020

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