Policeman George A. Jackson

Policeman George A. Jackson

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, June 23, 1887

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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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