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Officer Alfred V. Jackson

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Wednesday, June 6, 1979

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Reflections for Officer Alfred V. Jackson

Officer Jackson,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

June 6, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Jackson.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 5, 2019

What more can I say than thank you, Mr. Jackson. You have done a great service to the force, and you will never be forgotten. In addition, thank you for your service in Vietnam, Sir. My grandfather, Richard F Giguere, was the co-pilot who flew with you on that day in June, 1979, and I have not forgotten about him, or you. Both of you have a bond together that cannot be broken, you both made the same sacrifice at the same time in the same place. Once again, thank you for your service to the force, and to the United States. If any family members of Mr. Jackson is reading, I send my most sincere condolences, you and Mr. Jackson are never forgotten by me and my family.
This is why I Back the Blue

Ryan Giguere,
Grandson of fallen officer Richard F. Giguere of the Metropolitan Police Department Helicopter Branch

May 30, 2018

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
Texas

June 6, 2015

If only we. were. kids again. waiiting for this day to never come.You left with God on my. birthday.its so hard for me on june 6 My birthdsay is also a harsh reminder of losiing you Bro I love you always. David

David Jackson Jr
Brother

May 1, 2014

If only we. were. kids again. waiiting for thid day to never come.You left with God on my birthday...and its been hard. I tell my kids and grands about the wonderful bro you were.and how proud you made me. .And for your four children Jackie Anglia April and the baby girl Lisa. we love you

David Jackson Jr
Brother

May 1, 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 26, 2012

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 33rd 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 who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your friends for sharing their memories and devotion to you through their reflections.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

June 7, 2012

Rest in Peace, Officer Jackson. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 5, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day

Anonymous

February 14, 2011

You were highlighted on the website today. Thank you for your service.
Lynn Kole
Bellingham, WA

Anonymous

November 16, 2008

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

December 9, 2007

"My Brother"

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was idealistic and believed he could make a difference.
He was immensely proud of the uniform and the badge and what they represent.
He felt privileged to be of service to his department, his community and to his country.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was friendly, courteous, and polite, yet firm.
He laughed and joked, but was serious when necessary.
He was competent, trained, and professional.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He had a strong sense of right and wrong and became
frustrated when true justice became sidetracked.
He felt the sharp criticism that goes with the job, but he
never wavered.
He stood by and for his fellow officers.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He longed for his family during the long hours.
He worried about them during his shifts and the lonely
weekends, holidays and midnights when they were apart.
He felt guilty about the lost time, but knew his calling
and prayed they would understand.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was a good son, a loving husband, and a devoted father.
He was dedicated to the profession and cared about the
people he served.
He wanted to do the best job that he could and strived to
be the best he could be.
He was a good citizen and a good neighbor.

He was a cop.

Yes, I did know him.
He was a cop, he was my Brother.

Rest easy Brother Jackson, we have the watch...



”I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.”
---Isaiah 6:8

You answered the call and made the ultimate sacrifice. Rest easy in God's kingdom and watch over us as we continue the battle here on earth!!!

Officer
MPDC

April 8, 2007

Merry Christmas Jackson family. May you continue to move forward in life and heal with your loved ones guidance from above.

December 20, 2006

I remember...
Fly away, Juno One

Alfred, as you now know, Jesus Loves You, so do we!

John 3:16

RB Wade
MPDC Academy Class 71-14
First District 1971-1973

A Juno One fan.

Ret Officer RB Wade
Richmond, VA Police

September 22, 2004

On todays date in 1979 we lost you and your partner Officer Giquere. You are
not forgotten rest in peace

MPDC Sergeant

June 6, 2004

The pilots of the FBI salute you. R.I.P.

Darin L. Paul, Special Agent Pilot
FBI Detroit

June 2, 2004

Thank you sir for your service to those of us who never knew you.

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