Officer Curtis Jordan

Officer Curtis Jordan

Metro Nashville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Tuesday, January 13, 1976

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Curtis Jordan

Officer Jordan was stabbed to death when he and his partner responded to a domestic dispute call. While talking with the male suspect the man was able to pull out a knife and stabbed him.

The suspect, 20, was convicted of Officer Jordan's murder and sentenced to 15 years. On June 14, 1980, he was found dead in his prison cell. Another inmate had stabbed him 20 times.

Officer Jordan had been with the agency for four years.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Murdered in prison

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Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 8, 2020

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