Detective Jesse J. Barber

Detective Jesse J. Barber

Jacksonville Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Monday, May 20, 1929

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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,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Jacksonville. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

May 20, 2019

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