Cook promoted to sergeant

caines | 9/6/2012, 5:30 a.m.

Follows in footsteps of his father

City of Miami Police Department Officer William R. Cook was recently promoted to the rank of sergeant. He is the son of Willie Cook (1932-1976) and Versie Lee Hardy. In 1954, Willie Cook joined the Thomasville Police Department and became one of its first Black police officers. Now his son follows in his footsteps.