Fort Worth Police and Firefighters Memorial
Memorial Location

The memorial is located on the north end of Trinity Park along West 7th Street. It occupies approximately five acres of park. » Get Directions

Hours of Operation
5:00am - 11:30pm
The displays and paths are always illuminated.

Contact Information

By Mail
3801 Hulen Suite 101
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

By Phone

A promise of remembrance.

Robert R. Cocke

Date of Injury:
November 17, 1993

Date of Death:
December 6, 1993

Location of Incident:
Downtown Fort Worth


Battalion Chief Robert R. Cocke was conducting a training exercise at a high rise in downtown Fort Worth On November 17, 1993. During this exercise, Chief Cocke suffered from a tremendous amount of stress and exertion, and had a heart attack. Cocke was taken to a nearby hospital where he was admitted for treatment. He was dismissed from the hospital on December 5, 1993.

While recuperating from this heart attack, Chief Cocke suffered a second, fatal heart attack on December 6, 1993 – the day after his initial release from the hospital.

Robert R. Cocke was buried in Azle.

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