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High Sheriff John Caldwell Cook

Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Tuesday, October 16, 1804

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Reflections for High Sheriff John Caldwell Cook

No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

October 16, 2020

What an amazing man you must have been, to take on the job of Sheriff at your age. How tragic that you were taken from this life in such a brutal way. We can only hope that your murderer faced true justice, if not in this world, then in the next.

On this 211th anniversary of your murder and as the first so far known Law Enforcement Officer to make that ultimate sacrifice on this particular date, I honor your memory.

God Bless you and may your rest be eternally peaceful, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

October 16, 2015

Sheriff Cook,
On today, the 211th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Mecklenburg County.


United States Border Patrol

October 16, 2015

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 109th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service.

My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 28, 2013

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

November 23, 2013

So much time has past, but we honor you today. You will forever be honored sir. RIP

Major Larry Carter
NSO & Retired NPD

November 21, 2013

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