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Undersheriff Alfred E. Jacka

Barton County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Tuesday, November 28, 1950

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Reflections for Undersheriff Alfred E. Jacka

On Tuesday Nov. 28th , 1950 I saw my father cry for the first time. A young boy at the age of 6, will never forget this moment. Wayne loved his elder brother, so very much. It was a very sad day for our family.

Commander Alan W. Jacka USN
I am the son of Alfred Jacka"s brother, Wayne C, Jacka.

April 23, 2018

Rest in Peace, Undersheriff Jacka. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 3, 2014

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

November 23, 2012

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

July 27, 2012

I am the great granddaughter of Alfred Jacka's sister, Ethel. I just wanted to express how touched I am that Uncle Alfred is being honored in this way. Blessings to you all.

Kimberly Hopkins
great great niece

March 23, 2012


I wish I could have known you Sheriff Jacka
before your duty carried you away.
Your little girl’s the loving Mom who raised me
Who was there for me on every stormy day.

I wish I could have known your face in person
instead of from your picture on the wall.
or maybe held your hand when I was little
before the day you answered your last call.

Your little girl admired you to her children
We feel we knew your kind and gentle ways
before your duty cost your chance to witness
Your honor passed to ones you couldn’t raise.

Barton County lost its brand new sheriff.
Mourners gathered in from near and far.
He was not just a simple small town sheriff,
Or a number engraved upon a star.

Somewhere today an officer lies dying.
Somewhere today a child has lost a Dad.
Protecting things he holds to be most precious
and a grandchild he’ll never know he had.

Undersheriff Alfred E. Jacka, Sheriff elect of Barton County Kansas, was killed in action Tuesday Nov. 28th , 1950 before taking office as sheriff.

by Scott L. Lucas

Scott L. Lucas

February 5, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 61rst anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

November 28, 2011

Thank you for honoring my Grandfather. My Mother (his daughter) adored him and I have heard stories about him all my life. I was born 2 years after his death.

Scott Lucas

May 10, 2011

On the 58th anniversary of Undersheriff Jacka's death, we again honored his service in our patrol briefing and dedicated our shift to his memory. Undersheriff Jacka is not forgotten.

Sergeant Zach Perron
Palo Alto (CA) Police Department

November 28, 2008

On the 57th anniversary of Undersheriff Jacka's death, we honored his service in our patrol briefing by reading his entry from ODMP. Each day, we honor one fallen officer on the anniversary of their death so as to keep them in our thoughts, and also to remind us of the dangers inherent in our job. Undersheriff Jacka is not forgotten.

Agent Zach Perron
Palo Alto (CA) Police Department

November 28, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

manchester, nh

November 28, 2007

Undersheriff Jacka, you are not forgotten

November 28, 2006

Undersheriff Jacka,
On today, the 56th anniversary of your death, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Barton County.



November 28, 2006

Rest in Peace. Always Remembered.

Dy M. Martin
St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office LA

November 28, 2006

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