Inspector Joseph Bascom Jordan

Inspector Joseph Bascom Jordan

Florida State Beverage Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, July 7, 1951

Joseph Bascom Jordan

Inspector Jordan died of injuries he received seven days earlier when he was involved in an automobile accident. Inspector Jordan and another agent were on their way to Tampa on an assignment in Inspector Jordan's vehicle when they were struck by a truck that had skidded to the wrong side of the road. Inspector Jordan sustained multiple injuries and died of a ruptured bladder six days later.

Inspector Jordan had served with the Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco for two years and was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Sunday, July 1, 1951

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 15, 2015

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