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Deputy Sheriff William Chester Jackson | Trinity County Sheriff's Department, California Trinity County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Sheriff

William Chester Jackson

Trinity County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch: Tuesday, April 27, 1971

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 64

Tour: 40 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Committed

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Deputy William Jackson was shot and killed after responding to a burglary call at a United States Forest Service Warehouse. The suspect managed to gain control of his 45 caliber pistol and shot him in the head.

The suspect, who was charged with first degree murder, was found incompetent to stand trial and committed at a state mental institution.

Deputy Jackson was survived by his wife.

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Rest in Peace, Deputy Jackson. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
January 23, 2012

 

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