Officer Jack L. Pickering, Jr.

Officer Jack L. Pickering, Jr.

Beaumont Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, May 19, 1970

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Jack L. Pickering, Jr.

Officer Jack Pickering and Officer Ronny Garcia died from carbon monoxide poisoning while conducting a stakeout. They car they were using developed an exhaust leak as it idled.

Officer Pickering had served with the Beaumont Police Department for 14 months. He was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 1 year, 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Exposure to toxins

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Rest in peace Officer Pickering. Terrible tragedy.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 5, 2019

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