Police Officer George V. Jacobs

Police Officer George V. Jacobs

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, July 15, 1966

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George V. Jacobs

Officer Jacobs was shot and killed when he and his partner made a traffic stop on Snyder Avenue, near Broad Street. Both suspects were eventually apprehended and convicted of his murder. Officer Jacobs was a U.S Marine Corps veteran.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 3 months
  • Badge 7256
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

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

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 15, 2020

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