Sergeant Frederick Booth

Sergeant Frederick Booth

Jackson Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Monday, March 19, 1906

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Frederick Booth

Sergeant Frederick Booth was shot and killed while attempting to arrest three suspects for robbing a post office. As he and citizens attempted to arrest the men one of them produced a .38 caliber revolver and shot Sergeant Booth.

All three suspects were apprehended a short time later. On July 25, 1919, one of the men arrested for his murder was shot and killed in Toledo, Ohio, after attacking a taxi driver.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Apprehended

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Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 19, 2010

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