Police Officer Bruce Daniel Jacob

Police Officer Bruce Daniel Jacob

Jackson Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Saturday, July 20, 2013

Bruce Daniel Jacob

Police Officer Bruce Jacob was struck and killed by a vehicle on I-55, near Northside Drive, while removing debris from the highway at approximately 1:30 pm.

A barbeque grill had fallen from another vehicle and was blocking a travel lane. Officer Jacob had retrieved it from the road and was attempting to place it in the trunk of his patrol car when he was struck from behind. He was transported to University of Mississippi Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.

The driver of the vehicle that struck him was also transported to the hospital with injuries.

Officer Jacob had served with the Jackson Police Department for five years and was assigned to Precinct 4. He was survived by his wife, mother, brother, and two sisters.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 13, 2018

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