Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer William Coleman Cook

Metro-Dade Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, May 16, 1979

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Reflections for Police Officer William Coleman Cook

What drives society to fulfill its purposes? Decency, determination surely they do. With steadfast dedication and a yearning to do God's will, Officer Cook, for having the sheer grit, guts and gumption it's your solemn honorable feats of bravery that have been saluted and paid their respects after all these decades later. A man on a mission with a plan to accomplish and to exceed in all your undying hope, faith and goodwill. Loyalty is blessed and rewarded since you were a completely devout and pious young man. The will to save lives meant everything to you after all you accepted these charges of free will never to be forgotten. Dade County was where your unassuming character,commitment and convictions were totally trusted and truthful. Rest in peace my neighbor,friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 26, 2021

God understands and we the ordinary human being can only ponder. The what ifs seem to come back as it is perfectly natural to ask why? The Good Lord gives and He takes. Who are we to question? We can and the result is always the same. You were bred with values, mettle and excellence in all traits, Officer Cook. Honor never wavering. Integrity never lacking. Dignity always so loyal and deliberate when life in Dade County was straddling the fence. You have been and forevermore are remembered for being instinctual, intuitive and the walls of remembrance and perpetuity never to be lost for reverence, accountability all lied within your pores of proficiency and heart and soul of valor. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 26, 2021

Inspect what you expect. Give maximum endeavor in all your journeys and God will repay your earthly missions with love and esteem later. There was no time for a goodbye, Officer Cook, other than when you said those words to Karen, your beloved wife before you headed out the door to begin your shift. Honesty and its prowess. Dignity and its humane integrity searching the streets for a formula of tranquility and liberty for all citizens. Dade County counted on your best and the God Lord answered our desires and prayers with excellence in wisdom, vision, virtue and clarity. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 26, 2021

You finished and completed your rounds and patrols of humility, resolve and perseverance the only way a gifted and heroically talented public servant would perform. All ahead never looking back and certainly never batting an eye when evil, terror and violence tormented the citizens of Dade County turning them quiet lives into chaos, mayhem and bedlam. A scenario that you were trained for, Officer Cook. A gentle heart and soul of dedication, class and character accentuated by your trails of honor, integrity and dignity shining now ever so brilliantly in heaven where your angel wings serve you with perfection as you walk your beat without and sound or breeze of harm and pain. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero. If only God allowed you to live to witness and to share these holidays that are missing your sweet and special smile. Virtue that srtrolls quietly above.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 26, 2021

Ferocity can only lead to a better environment when battling the forces of evil. such violence cannot ever be tolerated as it sheers the branches of stability and harmony away from humanity. You lead other comrades through the humble yet very presense of peril, Officer Cook and are always saluted and honored for being honorable, dignified and as a staunch gentleman of integrity, character and the commitments that were full of trust, truth and respect. Dade County and its people won't forget a chain of charm, charisma and conviction all from your unselfish heart and soul. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 26, 2021

The death of any hero leaves more than a blackeye. It leaves a heart and soul of the loved ones aching with pain, agony, grief and anguish. So much honor, dignity and integrity were put into your humble missions of faith, hope and trust, Officer Cook. You surely deserved to live on seeing retirement and many more trails of truth and humility by which you could have journeyed down. But, now God has you to serve your angelic roles guarding His pearly gates of humbleness and gallantry. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero. Dade County honors and salutes your wisdom, vision and maturity that delivered our much needed peace and stability.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 26, 2021

Sickness takes lives. Everything else also costs lives so precious, honorable and humble. You were sweet,caring and very sincere, Officer Cook. The outcomes should have been for a positive. That terrible day your neighborhood was under siege and you came to that scene and tried your utmost to calm a deeply depressed and a most troubled man without any signs of heart and character. It took countless and undying dignity, integrity that was reverent and a spirit of gold that was unending. Heaven gained an angel while your family always ponder all the what ifs. Our Father in heaven is safeguarding your soul and making certain it remains esteemed, blessed and rewarded for its roles in us having tranquility and security. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 25, 2021

We are not living in a world filled with fiction, fantasy and fallacy, well to those who believe in this they are. Violence, terror and evil have turned normalcy upside down. You were a calm and collected man of faith, diligence and the allegiance to honor, dignity and integrity. Dade County was where quality service was presented to its people and you, Officer Cook, will not be overlooked nor forgotten. The wars are not welcome and the solutions are most difficult to come by. Dignity, integrity and a most valued and humble heart and soul rest in peace along with you my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 25, 2021

A man's level of success may suggest his humble endeavors on behalf of society. You fulfilled your earthliest of journeys, Officer Cook and because of Mr. Pearsall your life and career was sadly ended. There was more left behind to accomplish and for Dade County, your family who has missed you and your comrades who too have missed a wonderfully great human being, so inspirational. Integrity that was humane, dignity and character just as your heart so caring,concerned and decent. Heroism must be saluted and honored in every possible way, shape and form.It never ceases and for what your badge and uniform represented class and transparency were always so trustworthy. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 25, 2021

If ingenuity and intuition are equal to intelligence, then honesty, dignity and integrity are those respected beacons of success. Dade County was the area of your assignments all broad and responsible. You were a well admired and grand public servant who garnished your community with gallantry and boldness, Officer Cook. Suffice it to say, humility in your heart, a soul of unrelenting goodwill and a spirit that has and forever remains aglow in God's skies above. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 25, 2021

Your heroism, humility, honor and heart, Officer Cook, is carved forever within Dade County's various venues for your vehicles of virtue, vision and integrity were all dignified and desirable. Its citizens relished your resolve, resiliency and resourcefulness which continues being fondly, solemnly and humanely saluted for everything that was in your outstanding and stellar character. Commitment demands pride, excellence and the humbleness of reverence and yours my neighbor, friend and hero is forever treasured. Rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 25, 2021

Today is Thanksgiving. A day celebrated by gathering with family, friends or just being by yourself enjoying the crowd, food and atmosphere. Your family before carving their turkeys, cutting the hams and sitting down to a sumptuous meal will remember you. To pause and offer a prayer for your soul, heart and spirit, Officer Cook, that forever will be heroic and honored by mankind. You succeeded in creating peace for Dade County and its residents to live by and because of your tireless, unselfish and unwavering dignity, integrity and character battling evil and adversity may Our Maker eternally bless and reward your virtue, versatility and sacred missions of hope, faith and goodwill shortened by one man's violent issues towards authority and the folks that placed in harm's way. A real warrior who sacrificed his life, career and reverence so that continuity shall march onward. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero. "Uncle Bo" will not be forgotten for giving effort and precise wisdom, vision and maturity to any problems, circumstances and situations that arose.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 25, 2021

Such a sweet heart and soul, just why did Our Lord need you in heaven, Officer Cook, after just a short twenty-five years of life and a career serving the people of Dade County? Heroes and heroines all humble, all honorable and all dignified. With integrity and sterling character were you capably able to fulfill your earthly missions of faithfulness, devotion and goodwill spread far and wide. Your family and colleagues continue forward with your legacy close to them at every moment. Always admired, treasured and saluted for virtue, vigilance and the versatility that have wisdom, maturity and vision wrapped together as one humble package. An angel forevermore! Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 24, 2021

God's pearly gates are guarded by a warm and loving human being whose heroic angel's wings are perfectly fitted for your eternal roles. Except, your career and life here in Dade County, Officer Cook, should not have ended so sadly and so dishonestly. One man just one rotten individual took you from this world and your loving family and esteemed colleagues having the very same honor, decency and dignity that carried more than one inscription of integrity, intuition and ingenuity tying its fortitude and tenacity to your every patrol and resource that you afforded mankind. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 24, 2021

The blame game won't work. But, old fashioned integrity, ingenuity and some heroic dignity will surely assist in this war over wickedness. Such trouble can only create more mayhem for humanity and retard its progressions toward harmony and freedom. You carried your load, Officer Cook and shoulder all your responsibilities protecting Dade County with all the humility that was stored within your righteous heart and loyal soul of appreciation. Everyone is forevermore deeply indebted to you for your sacred service and public life built more on ethical conduct and the total scopes of morals, character and mettle. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 24, 2021

Reason, cause and purpose cannot ever get sidetracked nor lost if one composes themselves accordingly. Your whole life, Officer Cook, was constantly about having and maintaining one's humane honesty, having dignity stand shoulder to shoulder with integrity and its reverent character. Dade County never forget your courage, convictions to truth and its abundant trust. You were the consummate public servant and your loss to your loved ones, your comrades and friends will not be washed over. No one has overlooked wisdom, passion, virtue and your vision filled with heart and versatile trails of accomplishment. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 24, 2021

Strife seizes its negative opportunities to create a society that can go astray. You created goodwill, esteem and loyalty, Officer Cook, being honest, persevering and very dignified and humble. A hero of integrity whose charm, charisma and candor earn you a sacred place within the history of your community and those who sacrificed their heart, soul and spirit so that mankind can live freely and without a residue of retribution. A man whose ideals, values and scruples mattered and for that my neighbor, friend and hero may God bless you and safeguard you forever in His wings of love and compassion. Rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 24, 2021

A real warrior who dedicated his life and career to service and protection. Dade County could count its lucky stars that you were around, Officer Cook, when you were. The citizens and your comrades loyal, honored and as cherished as yourself. Your integrity, dignity and character surrounded those bases where violence and terror lied. You have never been forgotten and certainly have been paid homage and solemnly saluted for clear wisdom, vision and the maturity needed to take diligence, virtue and versatility where your sacred journeys called for their purposes. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 24, 2021

Such a sweet heart and soul, just why did Our Lord need you in heaven, Officer Cook, after just a short twenty-five years of life and a career serving the people of Dade County? Heroes and heroines all humble, all honorable and all dignified. With integrity and sterling character were you capably able to fulfill your earthly missions of faithfulness, devotion and goodwill spread far and wide. Your family and colleagues continue forward with your legacy close to them at every moment. Always admired, treasured and saluted for virtue, vigilance and the versatility that have wisdom, maturity and vision wrapped together as one humble package. An angel forevermore! Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 24, 2021

Agony, anguish and pain make the soul and heart suffer even more. Dade County and your department, your family all went through such misery and grief, Officer Cook, with you watching over them the jobs don't get easier, the roles are not simplified, your honesty, integrity and dignity all combated adversity the right way. The tables were set. The tone of your voice, your unwavering wisdom, vision and virtue are locked away for eternal safekeeping. The bridges, cornerstones and foundations all were built with specific journeys in mind. Now as an angel of bravery you can guard those gates of boldness and gallantry. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 23, 2021

You elected to willingly tackle danger and peril placing yourself at risk to spare, serve and save countless lives in Dade County, Officer Cook. A thankless job though many saying their goodbyes that somber and solemn day said as thank you as humbly as possible. Your family and widow, Karen were left to grieve and to mourn your loss. Tragedy and sadness. Though you lived a life of sanctity, respectful character and such pronounced dignity,integrity and the maturity needed to stamp out these fires and flames of chaos. Never forgotten and saluted for the balances of hope, goodwill and faithfulness. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 23, 2021

In such a short life, Officer Cook, you dealt with every realm of reality with the very same ferocity and tenacity all courage and all conviction. The truth and trust of your important roles were reinforced by your humane and heroic work ethics. Dade County was squarely placed on your broad shoulders where you could focus and pinpoint where you needed to be to subdue serious violence and its evil that makes life and mankind stand and take notice. A good man with a good heart and a wise soul of virtue and diligence. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 23, 2021

Trouble is rudeness that torments every living being on earth. Dade County and where you toiled were just a stone's throw away from your home and yet, everyday unselfish, tireless and undying character, honor and integrity were placed aside your unrelenting dignity to help solve conflicts, to resolve problems before they worsened. It's forever a shame you had to pay the ultimate price for our peaceful missions to go on because your life and its happiness had all the meaning and importance of everyone else too. Your family plans and prays that your special and sweet soul ascends that ladder of humbleness every second. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 23, 2021

A gift given to your parents wrapped and steeped in esteem, loyalty and the appreciation of a grateful society. Your handsome face and bright smile, Officer Cook, have been and continue to be missed very much this time of the year and all around. Heaven has a man that had passion, a heart of yearning and all the right tools to protect and to serve the good people of Dade County. There have been and will forever be brave souls of virtue, valor and the vitalness of versatility but none comes close to you, Officer Cook, in everything sincere in integrity, dignity and honesty. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 23, 2021

You defend your ground and just hope and pray you can get peace moving forward. Dade County has moved onward since you gave your life, Officer Cook, forty-two years ago. The skies are brighter because of your spirit, heart and soul all accompanying your life of honor, reverence, character and heroic humility. Such a terrible waste of a precious life, a gentleman tied to morals, mettle and the relevant principles of resolve and resourcefulness. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 23, 2021

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