Assistant Chief George W. Jackson

Assistant Chief George W. Jackson

Oklahoma City Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Tuesday, April 12, 1898

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George W. Jackson

Assistant Chief George Jackson was shot and fatally wounded after responding to a brawl at a rooming house in the 400 block of West Second Street on January 16th, 1898.

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 Sunday, January 16, 1898
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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Asst. Chief Jackson,
On today, the 125th 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 12, 2023

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