“We will miss you Coop!” — Joplin Police Dept

Cpl Ben Cooper, badge 222, E.OW. March 8, 2022.
CPL BEN COOPER PREPARING TO LEAVE FUNERAL SERVICE.
CPL BEN COOPER PREPARING TO LEAVE FUNERAL SERVICE.

JOPLIN, Mo. — The Joplin Police Department release a statement late Tuesday evening following services for Fallen Officer, Cpl Ben Cooper.

There are no word that can express the gratitude we have for everyone who took part in honoring Corporal Ben Cooper and his family today. We are so thankful to serve such an amazing community. It was such a blessing to see all of the citizens, businesses, organizations, EMS, fire departments, and law enforcement agencies come out and show their support.” — JPD

Hundreds of police, motorcycle units, EMS, fire, and city of Joplin vehicles joined in a funeral procession that lasted nearly 30 minutes.

“From all of the officers and staff at the Joplin Police Department, THANK YOU!  We miss you Coop!”

Corporal Benjamin Lee Cooper, 222
EOW March 8th, 2022
Joplin Police Department

“Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends” -John 15:13

The Fraternal Order of Police for Joplin have a GO FUND ME that is working directly with the three officers families that are involved.  Donations can also be made in person at the Joplin Police Dept if you prefer to avoid GFM fees. Drop them off regular business hours M-F at 303 E 3rd, Joplin.