Officer Jeffery Warren Tackett

Officer Jeffery Warren Tackett

Belleair Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, June 13, 1993

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Jeffery Warren Tackett

Officer Jeffery Tackett was shot and killed as he was attempting to handcuff a prowler suspect.

During a struggle, the suspect was able to gain control of Officer Tackett's handgun and use it to shoot him.

The 31-year-old suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to life.

Officer Tackett had served with the Belleair Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 101

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

arrest attempt

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I can't believe it has been 29 years. I was 22 when we lost you and I think about you and that night often. Your are remembered well and missed

C. Lance

June 13, 2022

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