Policeman George A. Jackson

Policeman George A. Jackson

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, June 23, 1887

George A. Jackson

Policeman George Jackson was killed when he was struck in the head by a cobble stone thrown by two men at the intersection of York Street and Beach Street.

Both men were tried and acquitted of his murder. Policeman Jackson was a U.S Army veteran of the Civil war.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 450
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Not available
  • Weapon Blunt object; Rock
  • Offender Acquitted

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Officer Jackson,
On today, the 129th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Philadelphia.


United States Border Patrol

May 23, 2016

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