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Policeman George A. Jackson | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Policeman

George A. Jackson

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Thursday, June 23, 1887

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: 15 years

Badge # 450

Military veteran

Cause: Assault

Incident Date: Not available

Weapon: Blunt object; Rock

Offender: Acquitted

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Policeman Jackson was killed when he was struck in the head by a cobble stone thrown by two men at the intersection of York Street and Beach Street. Both men were tried and acquitted of his murder. Policeman Jackson was a U.S Army veteran of the Civil war.

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Officer Jackson,
On today, the 129th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Philadelphia.

R.I.P.
USBP

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United States Border Patrol
May 23, 2016

 

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