Print

News >> Browse Articles >> Officer Down News

+53

SWAT Team Captures Georgia Cop Killer

SWAT Team Captures Georgia Cop Killer

PoliceLink

February 18, 2010

The man who shot and killed Chattahoochee Hills Police Lieutenant Mike Vogt surrender today after a SWAT team surrounded his home.

Robert Cook, 44, will now face murder charges after he shot Vogt with a high-powered rifle during a traffic stop.

Cook was drinking in the middle of the road when Vogt arrived in his cruiser. After Cook was asked for his license, he opened fire on the officer.

A tip called into police identified Cook on Tuesday, however police waited for a SWAT team and armored car before moving in.

Sources told local TV station FOX 5 that Cook has admitted to the shootings during interrogation.


PoliceLink School Finder

Save time in your search for a degree program. Use PoliceLink's School Finder to locate schools online and in your area.


* In the event that we cannot find a program from one of our partner schools that matches your specific area of interest, we may show schools with similar or unrelated programs.