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Police Officer Bruce Daniel Jacob | Jackson Police Department, Mississippi Jackson Police Department, Mississippi

Police Officer

Bruce Daniel Jacob

Jackson Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch: Saturday, July 20, 2013

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by vehicle

Incident Date: 7/20/2013

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

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Police Officer Bruce Jacob was struck and killed by a vehicle on I-55, near Northside Drive, while removing debris from the highway at approximately 1:30 pm.

A barbeque grill had fallen from another vehicle and was blocking a travel lane. Officer Jacob had retrieved it from the road and was attempting to place it in the trunk of his patrol car when he was struck from behind. He was transported to University of Mississippi Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.

The driver of the vehicle that struck him was also transported to the hospital with injuries.

Officer Jacob had served with the Jackson Police Department for five years and was assigned to Precinct 4. He was survived by his wife, mother, brother, and two sisters.

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God Bless you Sir. May the good Lord above cradle you in his arms, and may you Rest in Peace my Brother in Blue. I offer my prayers and sympathies to each and every one of your family members, friends, and co-workers.

Chris Walley
Former Jail Officer/Deputy Wayne Co. Mississippi Sheriffs Department
October 25, 2013

 

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