Deputy Sheriff Franklin Eugene Jackson

Deputy Sheriff Franklin Eugene Jackson

Bell County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, September 20, 1965

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Franklin Eugene Jackson

Deputy Sheriff Eugene Jackson was shot and killed while attempting to serve an arrest warrant at a home in Hulen, Kentucky.

He had gone to the home on two additional occasions in an attempt to arrest a man he believed had been staying there. As he entered the home a third time a juvenile subject fatally shot him.

The juvenile, 17, was charged with his murder. Tragically the warrant had been withdrawn and Deputy Jackson was not notified.

Deputy Jackson was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charged with murder

warrant service, juvenile offender

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Deputy Sheriff Jackson,
Even though it’s been over 58 years since your End of Watch you are still honored and remembered. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Bell County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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September 23, 2023

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