Special Officer Jackson Palmer

Special Officer Jackson Palmer

North Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, December 26, 1908

Jackson Palmer

Special Officer Jackson Palmer was shot and killed while attempting to intervene in a domestic dispute between a couple at a saloon near 400 NE 11th Street in North Fort Worth.

He had told the couple that he would have to make an arrest if they didn't stop arguing. The male subject left but returned minutes later with a shotgun and shot Officer Palmer in the chest, kililng him.

The subject was indicted for Officer Palmer's murder in 1912 but was never captured or tried.

Officer Palmer had served with the North Fort Worth Police Department for only one month. He was survived by his wife and one son.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 1 month
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available


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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 109th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you.

Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

March 7, 2017

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