Undersheriff Alfred E. Jacka

Undersheriff Alfred E. Jacka

Barton County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Tuesday, November 28, 1950

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Alfred E. Jacka

Undersheriff Jacka was electrocuted while searching for two men. He located the bodies of the two men and found they had been electrocuted by a downed power line. As he approached the two in the darkness he also came into contact with the power line and was killed.


  • Age 52
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Electrocuted

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On Tuesday Nov. 28th , 1950 I saw my father cry for the first time. A young boy at the age of 6, will never forget this moment. Wayne loved his elder brother, so very much. It was a very sad day for our family.

Commander Alan W. Jacka USN
I am the son of Alfred Jacka"s brother, Wayne C, Jacka.

April 23, 2018

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