Detective Jesse J. Barber

Detective Jesse J. Barber

Jacksonville Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Monday, May 20, 1929

Jesse J. Barber

Detective Barber and Constable L.M. Dyer were shot and killed when they responded to a disturbance at a local barber shop. As they entered the shop the suspect opened fire from inside, striking both officers. Detective Barber died at the scene. Constable Dyer was transported to a local hospital where he died three days later. The suspect was shot and killed by a third officer.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Det. Barber,
Please forgive my previous reflection. On today, the 88th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Jacksonville.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

May 20, 2017

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