Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman William Beverly Jacobs

Shreveport Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Friday, November 14, 1941

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Reflections for Patrolman William Beverly Jacobs

Rest in peace Patrolman Jacobs.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 19, 2019

I think of you often. I look forward to your daughter driving by my house and speakiing to me, although it's not at often as i like. She is such a wonderful woman. I spoke with your great-granddaughter a few weeks ago and felt the same admiration. You would be so proud how beautiful they are. Be assured, that you are not forgotten....you are a hero to many! Your legacy is much to be proud of!

A friend

October 28, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 71rst anniversary year 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.

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 family for sharing their memories and devotion to you through their reflections.

Rest In Peace

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

April 10, 2012

Ms. Collier little did I know that you and your father were a part of my law enforcement family. Our meeting was not by chance and a love and admiration that few understand has forever been forged. Each and everyday I try to visit the site to learn as well as to honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. Today I just want to tell your father and your family thank you. I want to let him know that I will be looking out for his girls. May he rest in peace.

Lt. S. Leake
Cumberland County Sheriff's Office

January 5, 2011

OFFICER JACOBS,
i KNOW YOU DON'T KNOW ME BUT OUR K-9 OFFICER HAS SPOKEN TO ONE OF YOUR DAUGHTERS ON SEVERAL TIMES, HE HAS SHOWN HER YOUR MEMORIAL PAGE AND FROM WHAT I WAS TOLD THERE WAS A PRETTY EMOTIONAL RESPONSE. I WENT TO WASHINGTON D.C. THIS YEAR FOR THE PEACE OFFICER'S MEMORIAL AND HAD THE PRIVLEDGE OF OBTAINING SOME RUBBINGS OF YOUR NAME, AT THE REQUEST OF OFFICER SUMNERS FOR THE HOPE MILLS POLICE DEPARTMENT. WHEN HE ASKED ME TO DO HIM A FAVOR AND TOLD ME WHAT IT WAS I DIDN'T HESITATE. WE FOUND YOUR NAME AND RUBBED AWAY. I FEEL HONORED TO BE ABLE TO HELP OFFICER SUMNERS GIVE THAT TO YOUR FAMILY. I HOPE TO MEET YOU SOME DAY. MAYBE YOU CAN FIND A FRIEND OF MINE, SGT. JAMES HEATH HARDIN, WE LOST HIM 01/11/2007.

SGT. M.K. JEAN
HOPE MILLS POLICE DEPARMENT

May 19, 2010

Papa Jacobs,

Even though I have never met you I am sure I see you every day I see my grandmother and your daughter. I would loved to have met you and oneday I will. I know you are in an wonderful place now. I respect the line of work that you did. I am following in your foot steps. I am studying forensics and look forward to going through BLET, become an officer and eventually become a homicide detective. Hopefully I can be what you were and accomplish 21 years in the field. I am thankful that I could have the chance to type this for you.
God Bless

Anna Williams
Great Granddaughter

June 18, 2009

William Jacobs was my grandfather. He was killed when my mother was 9yrs old. I so wish he could have been a part of our lives as we were growing up. And yet he is...I have one son with the skyblue eyes and square jawline of my grandfather. I pray often that he knows the family he left behind. His daughter, my mother reared 11 children and several were foster children. The wife he left behind was the most wonderful grandmother in the world! Pa Jake we never knew you but you left an awesome legacy!!!!!!!
Love forever and always your granddaughter, Mary

Mary Carter
granddaughter

June 11, 2009

Ms. Collier, your father will never be forgotten! A piece of him is carried by all Officers that wear the badge. I'm positive that he was a good man for he left his legacy in you. I'm sure he's watching over all of us that work the beat.

A Friend

May 23, 2009

A heart felt Thank You to everyone who takes the time to remember all of the fallen officers. They will always be heroes and protectors of the peace no matter the time or place they were in. Wiliam was a wonderful father and was a devoted husband and family member. I was only nine years old when he was taken from our family and I wish I would have had him with our family to share our lives and watch us grow.
All of our Officers are heroes and put their lives on the line everyday they are on the job. They should be given the respect and praise for their selfless courage every day they are in our lives.
All My Love,
Your Daughter, Barbara

Barbara Jacobs Collier
Daughter

May 6, 2009

Patrolman Jacobs, you have not been forgotten! Rest in peace.

Michelle - wife of Retired LEO

June 2, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

November 30, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

November 30, 2007

Patrolman Jacobs,
On today, the 66th anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Shreveport. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy. It took another year, but your murderer finally got the justice that he deserved.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

Anonymous

November 14, 2007

What a tragedy, which probably was overshadowed by Pearl Harbor.

William, as you have known for many years, JESUS loves you...so do we.

John 3:16


Only Bosco knows the pain...

Ret. Officer RB Wade
Richmond Va Police

August 15, 2007

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