Police Officer George V. Jacobs

Police Officer George V. Jacobs

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, July 15, 1966

George V. Jacobs

Officer Jacobs was shot and killed when he and his partner made a traffic stop on Snyder Avenue, near Broad Street. Both suspects were eventually apprehended and convicted of his murder. Officer Jacobs was a U.S Marine Corps veteran.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 3 months
  • Badge 7256
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Convicted

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Rest in Peace.

Kathleen Tricocci

November 7, 2017

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