Officer Will G. Jackson

Officer Will G. Jackson

Troy Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, June 3, 1905

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Will G. Jackson

Officer Jackson was shot while trying to make an arrest. He was attempting to arrest a man who had reportedly failed to pay his street tax when he was shot in the chest, near where his badge was pinned over his heart. He lived about 20 minutes longer. Officer Jackson managed to return fire hitting the suspect in the arm. The suspect was arrested. On September 19, 1905, the suspect was tried and acquitted.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 3, 2015

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