Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Erwin Jackson

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, April 24, 1969

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Reflections for Patrolman Erwin Jackson

P. O. Jackson and I were in the police academy together. My star was #12438. I remember him being quite a jovial guy. The night he was shot I was working and responded to the call. When I learned it was Erwin I was totally shocked. He was the first of several officers I personally knew who were killed in the line of duty. It was a sad time for all of us that night and the days that followed. RIP my friend.

Sgt. John Kozak
Chicago Police Dept.

May 22, 2022

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always and may God Bless your family and loved ones always.

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

April 24, 2021

Uncle Erwin, I wish I could have met you. You made the ultimate sacrifice for your community. I am proud of you. Obviously you were a brave man and an example for all of us.

Willard Jackson

June 17, 2020

Rest in peace Patrolman Jackson.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 16, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are honored and remembered on the 50th anniversary of your EOW. Never forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

April 24, 2019

Patrolman Jackson,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

April 24, 2019

Erwin Jackson was an incredible husband, father and police officer.

All that I am and all that I have become is the result of him instilling his values in me and my sisters. I will always love you. Rest In Peace Dad!

Darrell B. Jackson
Darrell B Jackson, Son

April 1, 2018

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

Officer 11169

April 27, 2012

It has been 42 years since your ultimate sacrifice. pleaee know the CPD will not allow this sacrifice to be forgotten. Your actions that night are an example to your dedication to duty.

Detective Thomas Downes

April 27, 2011

WE were patrolmen together in Area 4 task force. You were a good hardworking cop who tried to make a difference. I still remember your laughter and outgoing personality. Rest in peace brother

Retired Chief of Police Gene Karczewski
CPD and Riverside PD (retired)

December 19, 2010

Four decades may have passed but you are still remembered and will never be forgotten as you are a true hero and heroes never die.

Bob Gordon
Father of Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

April 24, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 40th anniversary of your tragic 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.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

April 10, 2009

You are a true hero and your name now appears with honor and dignity for all to see at the Chicago Police Memorial on the Lake front. Continue to keep watch over your loved ones and those still on patrol. You have not been forgotten.

Bob Gordon
Father of CPD Officer Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

April 24, 2007

Thank you, sir, for your service to Chicago and bravery in an attempt to subdue a gunman.

PSO C.W. Edwards
North Augusta Dept. of Public Safety (SC)

April 9, 2007

Patrolman Jackson,
On today, the 36th anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago.


April 24, 2005

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