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Police Officer Brian Howard Jackson | Dallas Police Department, Texas Dallas Police Department, Texas

Police Officer

Brian Howard Jackson

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Sunday, November 13, 2005

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 5 years

Badge # 7980

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 11/13/2005

Weapon: Handgun; .357 caliber

Suspect: Sentenced to death

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Police Officer Brian Jackson was shot and killed during a foot pursuit of a suspect through a residential area on Madera Avenue.

Officer Jackson responded to a domestic disturbance call on North Henderson Street at approximately 2:45 am. The suspect had threatened his ex-girlfriend and fired a handgun inside a house at the location. When Officer Jackson arrived, the male suspect fled on foot and led officers on a chase through alleys and between houses. The suspect entered a yard and hid, then opened fire on Officer Jackson as he came through the front gate, striking him in the armpit. The suspect ran out of bullets and tossed the gun to the ground, gave up, and was taken into custody.

Officer Jackson was transported to Baylor Medical Center where he succumbed to the wound approximately one hour later. The suspect, who was an illegal alien, was charged convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death.

Officer Jackson had served with the Dallas Police Department for five years. He is survived by his wife, parents, and sister.

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I'm missing you tonight. I remember standing on our porch watching the fireworks the first year in our new home. So many changes going on right now and so many feelings that I'm not sure what to do with. I make these decisions alone when it should be the two of us. I can only hope that you approve and are watching over as I make them. I love you and will miss you for forever.

Mrs. JoAnn Jackson
Widow of DPD Officer Brian H. Jackson
July 4, 2014

 

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