Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 10 years
Badge # 6489
Cause: Vehicle pursuit
Offender: Not available
Officer John Jasper was killed in a vehicle accident while on duty.
Officer was on patrol and chasing a speeder southbound on Pulaski Road when his patrol car was struck by a westbound vehicle at 83rd Street and Pulaski Road. His patrol car swerved into a utility pole and burst into flames. Officer Jasper was killed in the accident.
Officer Jasper had served with the agency for 10 years and was assigned to the 8th District; he had previously served with the United States Navy during World War II. He was survived by his wife and four children.