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Marshal James C. Jacoby | Carthage Police Department, Illinois Carthage Police Department, Illinois


James C. Jacoby

Carthage Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Wednesday, February 11, 1914

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 56

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Apprehended

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Marshal James Jacoby was shot and killed while taking a prisoner to the village jail.

The prisoner had been arrested for threatening the life of the village barber with a razor and as Marshal Jacoby and the prisoner were entering the front door to the jail, the prisoner shot Marshal Jacoby in the head.

Marshal Jacoby had served with the Carthage Police Department for one year.

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Rip Marshal Jacoby thank you for your service you are not forgotten

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February 11, 2017


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