Special Officer John D. Nichols, Jr.

Special Officer John D. Nichols, Jr.

Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, December 22, 1906

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John D. Nichols, Jr.

Special Officer Nichols was shot and killed while investigating a disturbance at a local theater concerning the price of a ticket. While talking to the customer, the man pulled out a handgun and struck Officer Nichols on the head. As Officer Nichols fell, the suspect began firing, striking him. Officer Nichols was able to return fire, causing a fatal wound to the suspect. Officer Nichols was transported to a local hospital where he died.

Officer Nichols had been assigned to his area for two years.

Bio

  • Age 43
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace Special Officer Nichols.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 21, 2019

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