Jim Cooper Hosts hosts first ever Cops Day at the Capitol, with over 400 law enforcement officers and their families attending. Filling the Gallery of the Assembly Floor they receive a standing ovation by every member of the California Assembly.
Jim Cooper opens the first ever Cops Day at the Capitol. On stage with (Left to Right) President Bill Young, Riverside Deputy Sheriffs Association, President Brian Marvel, PORAC, Executive Director Lolita Harper, Sheriff’s Employees Benefit Association San Bernardino, California Police Chiefs President, Chief Ron Lawerence and President Nina Salarno Besselman, Crime Victims United.
Jim Cooper along with District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert and law enforcement leaders urge the passing of AB 390 authored by Cooper that would have expanded DNA collection to include crimes such as burglary, drug offenses etc that are scientifically linked to solving cold case rapes and murders.
Cooper stands with Black Police Chiefs at the State Capitol urging more funding for police training.
Cooper honors Elk Grove Police K9 officer Blue at the State Capitol after he was injured in the line-of-duty responding to a call for service.
Cooper honors the Sacramento Valley Hi-Tech Crimes Task Force at the State Capitol for their endless commitment to combatting online child sexual predators and human trafficking.
Cooper hands a turkey to a woman- in-need in South Sacramento at his annual Thanksgiving Turkey giveaway.
Cooper speaks to students at Luther Burbank High School in South Sacramento about working hard, staying drug free and giving back to the community.