Police Officer Jake Wallin

Police Officer Jake Wallin

Fargo Police Department, North Dakota

End of Watch Friday, July 14, 2023

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Jake Wallin

Police Officer Jake Wallin was shot and killed while he and other officers investigated a traffic crash at the intersection of 25th Street South and 9th Avenue South at about 3:05 pm.

While officers were on scene, a male subject opened fire on officers, firefighters, and bystanders without warning. Officer Wallin was killed, two other officers were critically wounded, and a bystander was wounded. Officer Wallin's field training officer was able to return fire and kill the subject.

Officer Wallin was a Minnesota Army National Guard Operation Enduring Freedom veteran. He had served with the Fargo Police Department for only three months and was completing field training at the time of the shooting. He is survived by his mother, father, brother, grandparents, and fiancee.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 3 months
  • Badge 752
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

accident scene, ambush, field training

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This young man an instrument of Peace and Security is assured a seat in heaven. I am assured of that. Not only by his sacrifice but by the Oaths to protect and serve that he made while at peace about how he would serve humanity.
Jake will never get any older nor be anything then a representation of the best of the best.
A Patriot of America. You are forever loved by all that knew you and by those that have served. Your memory is alive.

Army/Recovery,BP, Therapist, Will Brink
Retired / 2 x Oath taker

January 9, 2024

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