Captain Anthony Terrance Jackson, Sr.

Captain Anthony Terrance Jackson, Sr.

Shelby County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Friday, December 25, 2020

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Anthony Terrance Jackson, Sr.

Captain Anthony Jackson died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty at the Shelby County Jail East Women's Facility.

Captain Jackson was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the Shelby County Sheriff's Office for 24 years was the Assistant Director of Jail Training at Shelby County Sheriff Training Academy. He is survived by his wife, children, and grandchildren.

Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 24 years
  • Badge 4180
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Monday, December 14, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden & State Trooper (Retired)

February 20, 2021

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