Cpl Ben Cooper Funeral Service Checkpoint; Procession on S Main Street

There will be a road closure at Duquesne Road and Newman Road on Tuesday.
CPL BEN COOPER SERVICE INFORMATION AND CHECKPOINT FOR FUNERAL.
CPL BEN COOPER SERVICE INFORMATION AND CHECKPOINT FOR FUNERAL.

JOPLIN, Mo. — The City of Joplin and The Joplin Police Department release more information regarding Cpl Ben Cooper’s Funeral Service at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday.

We would like to express our deepest gratitude for the overwhelming amount of support from our community, as we all mourn the loss of Cpl. Ben Cooper.” CITY & JPD

CPL BEN COOPER • PUBLIC FUNERAL SERVICE CHECKPOINT:

Tuesday, March 15, 2022, you must enter through the checkpoint located at the intersection of Newman Road and Duquesne Road. We would encourage anyone in our community who wants to honor Cpl. Cooper to attend his service.

FUNERAL PROCESSION AFTER SERVICE:

If members of the public would like to show support to the Cooper Family or to law enforcement, we would encourage them to line Main Street in Joplin, Missouri from 3rd Street to 19th Street on Tuesday, March 15th.

The procession will travel that route between 3 pm and 4 pm. We ask that you avoid parking on Main Street during this time. The public should expect brief traffic delays if traveling in and around the area of Joplin on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, from 9 am to 5 pm.

DUQUESNE ROAD CLOSED:

Duquesne Road between Newman Road and Tall Grass Drive will be CLOSED from 10 am to 6 pm on Tuesday, March 15, 2022.

NOTE: Officer Jake Reed’s service details will be released in the coming days