Prohibition Officer Wilbur F. Jacobs

Prohibition Officer Wilbur F. Jacobs

Seven Mile Village Prohibition Enforcement, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, June 25, 1925

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Wilbur F. Jacobs

Prohibition Officer Wilbur Jacobs was shot and killed while participating in a liquor raid in Coke Otto (modern-day New Miami). Officer Jacobs was shot once in the head during the raid.

The subject who shot him was convicted of his murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Prohibition Officer Jacobs had also served as Wayne Township Constable, Butler, Ohio, and as a Court deputy for three and a half years. He was survived by his wife and two children and is buried in Miltonville Cemetery, Butler County, Ohio.

Bio

  • Age 43
  • Tour 3 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

June 25, 2020

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