Deputy Sheriff Van B. Jackson

Deputy Sheriff Van B. Jackson

Liberty County Sheriff's Department, Florida

End of Watch Monday, August 7, 1899

Van B. Jackson

Deputy Jackson was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man. The suspect was arrested but removed from the jail by an angry mob and lynched.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Lynched by mob

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The Sheriffs of Florida and their deputies will never forget the sacrifice you and your family made to uphold our laws and protect society.

Your name has been inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and in our hearts. May you forever rest in peace.

A scripture inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial:

"Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they shall be called the children
of God." Matthew 5:9

Executive Director Steve Casey
Florida Sheriffs Association

August 27, 2016

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