Officer Bio

William Cooper

End of Watch: 2/8/1902

Age: 49

Rank: Deputy

Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

Length of Service:

County: Jefferson

Location On Memorial: III

Personal Information

Incident Surrounding Death
Deputy Cooper was called to a boarding house where a man was threatening his estranged wife with a revolver.  As the wife fled the husband followed.  Deputy Cooper grabbed the subject by the arm, at which point the subject placed a revolver to Cooper's chest and fired once striking Cooper in the heart killing him.