Residents honor fallen officer outside the Joplin Police Station
JOPLIN, Mo. – Last night, community members began assembling a memorial for Corporal Benjamin Cooper outside of the Joplin Police Department.
Here, residents placed flowers, cards and mementos on a police cruiser to pay respect to the fallen officer.
KOAM’s Jaylon Banks was on the scene to listen to mourners’ stories.
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