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

Whatever you do, whatever you succeed in doing accomplish with a heart and a soul of onus, humbleness and heroic dignity and integrity. Sure lends credence to you, Officer Cook and your life protecting the virtue and vision of all Dade County residents. You channeled responsibility and versatility into all your humbly cherished, esteemed and the loyalty of earthly missions put forth for goodwill, dedication and faithfulness that steered tranquility into your beloved community. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero. Your perfect angel's wings propel your spirit and gallant soul higher and higher.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 6, 2024

A reflection of a life and career so humble, heroic and honorable, the charisma, charm and excellence of character, conviction and commitment, Officer Cook, that chartered your loyal, esteemed and cherished patrols for peace over Dade County. A rocket scientist can figure out you were strictly a man on a professional mission, a faithful journey of hope, devotion, dedication and goodwill meant to enhance the safety, security and serenity of humanity which misses you greatly along with your family and loyal comrades of the past. Those who now continue your heroic legacy going forward do so with care, compassion and heart as you possessed surely not with trepidation or hesitation. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend, hero and angel who watches methodically over us and your humbly blessed and beloved family. Life has meaning, value, versatility and virtue, the power of wisdom and vision to view clarity.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 5, 2024

You will always be angel of heroism, heart and humility, Officer Cook. Just the tragic loss of a young man so gallant and humble. Dignity, integrity and character that consecrated its accentuation of protection here in Dade County. For a gentleman with commitment, conviction and charisma you surely preserved our very lives of sanctity and value. Now truth and trust can rest together with you my neighbor, friend and hero. Versatile and wise beyond your years of experience. Saluted and honored for bringing a semblance of peace, serenity and safety for mankind.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 4, 2024

The labors of love were displayed at all times, Officer Cook and your resilient character, dignity and integrity honorably protected Dade County and its humble citizens. May 16, 1979 was a day never to be forgotten as you'll be saluted for virtue and vision spread far and wide. Having true faith and dedication carried your trails and paths around the community that has paid homage to your devout life and solemn service. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero. Angels float high above us and you will remain cherished, esteemed as a loyal member of your department.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 3, 2024

The wings of God's most beloved and heroic angels are so uniquely equipped to keep them soaring higher and higher in His heavens of perfection. Such a true statement, Officer Cook and such a warm and uniquely qualified man of dignity, honesty and integrity serving with distinction Dade County residents and never giving up the hopes and dreams of succeeding mightily in this war over heinous evil. You patrolled it corridors with class, decency and loyal determination for a quarter of your life too short. Your family, Officer Cook, has uplifted and enhanced your legacy of character, heart and humility so that mankind can once again never give up its dreams and desires. A gentleman of wisdom, valor, virtue and vigilance staying right along the tracks and trails of true trust and nothing more than just that. We salute you my friend, neighbor and hero for endeavoring to put an end to all this mayhem with unending, unrelenting and your unselfish heart and soul now tucked away in the blue skies above. Rest in peace now that your earthly missions of faith, devotion and hope have been unfortunately concluded it is on the square shoulders of many fine officers to share in the onus and awesome responsibility indeed.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 2, 2024

The forces of violence are blown where no one wants them to travel. You patrolled and did an upstanding and sterling job, Officer Cook, in providing and in protecting Dade County folks from such adversity. Peace of mind, stability and safe journeys all through your heroic and loyal honor, dignity and unselfish and most unwavering integrity from a gentleman full of devotion, efficiency and blessed professional character that has been and always will be solemnly saluted and certainly remembered for wisdom, versatility and the virtue of a valiant public servant. Heaven and your family have the legacy of you forever wrapped around their hearts as they continue their peaceful pursuits. "Uncle Bo" will never be far away for advice so special and precious. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero. Commitment and intuition are truth and trust's branches of ingenuity and conviction. Such a dedicated young man taken from this earth and robbed of many more decades of happiness and bliss with your beloved Karen by your humbly faithful side.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 2, 2024

A life sadly punctuated by evil. But, yet, Officer Cook, you'll always be your family, community and department's hero. Dade County has displayed its gratitude and appreciation for all your loyal dedication, devotion and unselfish faithfulness. When character, commitment, conviction cross humble trails and paths with integrity, dignity and humbleness, well our lives were kept serene and safe for the most part. Always remembered and saluted for virtue, wisdom and passion. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 1, 2024

A sentence of serenity. A paragraph of heroism and unwavering perseverance. It speaks humbly, nobly and lovingly of you, Officer Cook, a Dade County legend and a cherished and loyal hero. You served with heart, soul truth and virtuous trust, the people knew you and were blessed. Now as an angel in heaven may God watch over you as you rest in peace my friend, neighbor and hero. Humanity struggles with tragedy as your loved keep you close to their hearts and minds.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 1, 2024

A man, a gentleman with faith and God watching and blessing your every move, Officer Cook. Forever will you be sacredly and solemnly remembered and saluted for being a Dade County hero. Police work is not some flash in the plan employment, it's a labor of love performed by those who willingly accept the risks and rewards when they affix their name on that humble line. You were, Officer Cook, special and extra caring, compassionate and charismatic in all phases of your life and career tragically cut way too short because of one man's evil life of crime. You put integrity, heart and the dignity of your sweet and gentle soul in harm's way to shield us from violence and to reinforce serenity into mankind's pursuits of life so significant. Character, true trustworthiness, virtue and commitment were those vehicles that steered you from point A to point B. No one would have ever imagined May 16, 1979 would have ended the way it did for you and nearly for your fellow officers, Keith Di Genova and Robert Edgerton may Mr. Edgerton rest in peace. It was your due diligence and both an unselfish and unwavering spirit that succeeded and accomplished the tasks you set out. For all the changes these last forty-five years, Officer Cook, you should have been allowed to see them. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero. Now your legacy and angelic may fly and soar as high as Our Creator will allow.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 31, 2024

Rest in peace my friend, neighbor and hero, Officer Cook. The eyes of an eagle so bold, yet so heroic preserved and protected the honor, character and dignity of Dade County and its folks. Your undivided attention to all details was spot on filled with heart, soul and unselfish integrity and truthful commitment and trust so virtuous.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 31, 2024

The eyes and ears of Our Master stay open forever. Every moment you patrolled, Officer Cook, Dade County's residents were relatively safe from harm and wanton violence. Badge#1664 wore honor, dignity and integrity every second of your professional life and career. They along with your family and colleagues all miss you terribly. Character, commitment and convictions are the basic fibers, fabrics and traits of a dangerous profession and surviving is usually essential if one is to achieve their goals. You accomplished, Officer Cook and nothing will ever sully truth, trust, virtue and dedication that was plenty more than ample. We salute you for mankind and humanity were gracefully blessed by your unselfish and unwavering heart and soul of endearment and engagement. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 30, 2024

A most well blessed and heroic heart and soul, Officer Cook, that served Dade County and its citizens with awareness, acumen and total accountability. Such a distinguished gentleman of valor, integrity, dignity and character who made the sacrifices necessary for our survival and lives to proceed forward. Shame yours could not go onward with Karen by your side and of course your eloquent family beloved and cherished as they all miss you. Truth, virtue and trustworthiness always by your loyal side. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 30, 2024

It takes a community to come together to remember a brave young man of heart and humbly blessed heroic soul. Certainly Our Lord, Officer Cook, gave you a most dignified and blessed being of both character and integrity. Dade County accepted you and your life, career and truthful trustworthiness that steered your trails and paths. Intelligence, ingenuity and intuition that delivered right at the very spot of violence, evil and wanton destruction. We'll salute you, Officer Cook, as you were a loyal, esteemed and virtually cherished now forever a heavenly angel. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 29, 2024

Officer Cook, you worked tirelessly, fiercely and feverishly on behalf of Dade County, your beloved and humble family along with your department and the Central Division. Our pursuits, peaceful trails and paths were begun by your own very creative yet durable dedication, dignity, integrity and honorable virtue beyond your twenty-five years of life and professional prowess and acumen so valued, sacred and most versatile as only as Our Creator bestowed within you unselfish and unwavering heart and heroic soul of character, trust, commitment and true conviction which represented the entire work of a devoted and loyal warrior who is remembered and solemnly saluted for bravery and taking mankind up that ladder of yearning. It's all a process that takes experience and six years of endeavor spread throughout your community was your journeys of fruition and thoughtful resiliency, faithfulness and resourcefulness. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero. As a legend and as angel may God shelter and shine His grace and compassion upon your diligent spirit.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 28, 2024

Paths paved by perseverance. Trails set down by tenacity and heroically protected by you, Officer Cook. Dade County was where sacrifice, honor and intuition all crossed next to integrity, dignity and outstanding character. The terrible thought of losing you while you were still a relatively young man. So tragic. Your legacy stands tall as does the uniform and badge you wore with humility, heart and an unselfish soul of compassion and virtue. Your goodwill, faithfulness and reliability sure have been missed and they won't be forgotten just as esteem and loyalty so true and trusted. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 27, 2024

You were an honest and dignified professional, Officer Cook, a hero for all Dade County and mankind whose compassion, character, charm and charisma won't be forgotten. Integrity and heart that served and saved the public from evil. We salute your life and career gone too soon. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero. Truth and trust, virtue and sacred missions put forth to better serve us.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 27, 2024

Heroes act as everyday warriors where integrity, dignity and honesty come before anything else. Dade County was where your character, commitments and convictions, Officer Cook, stood tall and proud. Your courage, resiliency and faithfulness rose to the top. A man of diligence whose paths and trails were steady and sincere. Unselfish, unwavering and unrelenting all top flight and all first class, an angel now walking your perfect beat in eternity. Rest in peace my friend, neighbor and hero. Desire, dedication and determination so sure and so loyal and completely compassionate.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 26, 2024

Devotion and faith are certainly relevant when a man's heroic heart and soul are pure and humbly is. Yours, Officer Cook, was for Dade County was under the watchful eyes of a warrior full of humane, loyal and treasured hope, goodwill and blessing. A gentle man with honor, character, integrity and dignity so trusted and forever so truthful and always saluted for virtue, vigilance and being a man of God and commitments to excel in your chosen endeavor where danger sadly is present. May Our Creator watch over you our angel and my friend, neighbor and hero as you rest in peace. So much promise and so much more ahead.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 25, 2024

Grit and gumption are just a humble piece of integrity, dignity and character's heart and soul of a most valiant and heroic warrior which is what you represented everyday, Officer Cook, in fortifying Dade County and its people. You were blessed and so was your entire life, career and family. Never forgotten and forever saluted for unselfish and unwavering commitment, conviction and ingenuity all virtual and all sacred as were your earthly missions undertaken so that serenity, safety could take their rightful spots among humanity. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 24, 2024

Information can be a powerful tool, a resource worthy that can save lives and aid all public servants out fighting crime in their beloved communities. Dade County was where your honor, respect, hope and goodwill, Officer Cook, heroically shined through your dignity, character and true and trustworthy integrity. When all of these elements are placed down correctly the positive result can be felt immediately. You gave your life making Karen, your most beloved wife and your beloved family and colleagues mighty proud to offer salutes of courage and valor to your unselfish and unwavering heart and soul now floating above as their angel as you walk your humbly blessed beat. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero where intelligence, diligence all accentuated your intuition and ingenuity.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 23, 2024

Just because day and night turn their pages does not mean we ever forget our beloved and esteemed heroes of the law enforcement profession for their sacrifices have ensured us a new lease on our very lives so sacred as their were to their families, departments and the world at large. Your ferocity, tenacity and capabilities, Officer Cook, spurred others to follow suit in the endeavors you put forth on behalf of Dade County citizens. Every ounce of energy, integrity and honorable dignity, character and true commitments all trustworthy and unshakeable brought a sense of peace and stability even with violence still perpetuating its ugliness. You will be saluted and remembered for sacred journeys and missions of hope, faith and goodwill springing forth. Your beloved family carries you and your heroic legacy close to them at every time of the day and evening as you rest in peace my friend, neighbor and hero. Satisfaction in knowing you performed in a highly professional way aiding and rescuing your comrades from more peril that sad day. Along with Officer Robert Edgerton may both of you rest easy and Officer Keith DiGenova may he live a long life as a survivor hero. Mr. Pearsall should have contemplated his consequences before unleashing evil and mayhem that hot afternoon in Liberty City, (Gladeview).

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 22, 2024

Masterful and meaningful, a life and accentuated public service career designed around the humility, heart and soul of most heroic dignity, integrity and character, Officer Cook. Dade County embraces and uplifts the souls of their men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice in order for humanity and mankind to live freely without harm and your truth and trust, tenacity, virtue, valor and versatility were always the best of loyalty, esteem and forever a Godsend blessed abundantly as they are as an angel in heaven where you walk your perfect beat of compassion and blessing with Our Lord cradling your special and sweet soul and spirit. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 22, 2024

A one -hundred percent effort was accentuated daily when you humbly patrolled the corridors of Dade County, Officer Cook. Badge#1664 was honesty, dignity and integrity all humility from your unrelenting soul and heart of character, commitment and conviction all truth and trust. Your comrades and family have always carried you in their prayers and hearts never once overlooking your constant vigilance and diligence over your beloved community where your legacy stays crystal clearly. Clarity, versatility and virtue always loyal, esteemed and saluted for sacrifice and service. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero. An angel of intelligence, intuition and ingenuity.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 21, 2024

Zero cannot ever be a positive result whenever the public's safety and welfare are on the line. Your level of performance, Officer Cook, was exceptional, excellent and stellar and heroically you'll always be revered, remembered and saluted for your diligence, dignity and desire. The force of integrity, character and commitment was forever present as you battled adversity and evil here in Dade County. A place where your legacy remains cherished, esteemed and never forgotten. Truth and trust went down the roads of resilience, resourcefulness and standards so clearly professional and humbly blessed just as your heart and soul now in eternity walking together as one angel. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 21, 2024

The perches of perseverance were always open where the views were outstanding. You gave full attention, Officer Cook, to all details where life and its essential elements were met. Dade County was your location where dignity, integrity and honest character enhanced, enriched and embraced the public. Humble hearts and souls are expected from all heroic professionals. You'll forever be remembered and saluted for all your virtue, vision and versatility. Sacred journeys of goodwill, faith and devotion will always be cherished and highly noted. Rest in peace my neighbor, friend and hero. Angels of valor looking down from heaven and never forgotten.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 20, 2024

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