Patrolman George Ellis Jacobs

Patrolman George Ellis Jacobs

San Antonio Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, January 14, 1973

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George Ellis Jacobs

Patrolman Jacobs was shot and killed when he interrupted a robbery in progress at a local store. Patrolman Jacobs was unaware that the robbery was taking place and was shot once in the head as he pulled into the store's parking lot. The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to life.

Patrolman Jacobs had served with the San Antonio Police Department for 4 years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and son.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 277

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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It has been 45 years since the San Antonio SAPD lost Officer George Jacobs, one of its Heroes who gave his Life to keep his vow to protect our Community! We will never forget him or the others who thought that much of the People of San Antonio! Thank you Officer George Jacobs and may God bless you and your Family!

Former SAPD Volunteer Esther WRIGHT

January 14, 2019

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