Officer Jeffery Warren Tackett

Officer Jeffery Warren Tackett

Belleair Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, June 13, 1993

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Jeffery Warren Tackett

Officer Tackett was shot and killed as he was attempting to handcuff a prowler suspect. During a struggle the suspect was able to gain control of Officer Tackett's handgun and use it to shoot him. The suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to life.

Officer Tackett had served with the agency for 5 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 101

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Hey Jeff, Was looking to see where your memorial was at and your picture popped up and it took my breath away as it did you as you layed there allow those 3 minutes before you left us and went home! You have never been forgotten! Rodney took a long time to get past losing his best friend, it made him grow in ways he only knows, my piece of my baby brother died that day with you. Going to head to your park memeorial now...I miss you even now....until we meet again my adopted brother in CHRIST!

Melody Tilman
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September 8, 2019

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