Assistant Chief George W. Jackson

Assistant Chief George W. Jackson

Oklahoma City Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Thursday, April 7, 1898

George W. Jackson

Assistant Chief Jackson was shot and wounded after responding to a brawl at a rooming house on West Second Street. While trying to stop the fight, the drunken men started shooting. Assistant Chief Jackson was shot and died two weeks later. A suspect was arrested and served time for the killing.

Assistant Chief Jackson was survived by his wife and two daughters. He is buried in Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.


  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Wednesday, March 23, 1898
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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Asst. Chief Jackson,
On today, the 118th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Oklahoma City.


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April 7, 2016

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