Patrolman John E. Jacobson

Photo of Patrolman John E. Jacobson
End of Watch: Thu, Aug 26th, 1897
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 3 months
Age: 28


Patrolman John Jacobson was shot and killed as he attempted to arrest two robbery suspects at the intersection of 19th Street and Troost Avenue.

At approximately 2245 hours Patrolman Jacobson came upon two men that were attempting to rob a carpentry shop. As Patrolman Jacobson was placing the suspects under arrest, one suspect pulled a .45-caliber handgun and opened fire, killing Patrolman Jacobson.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


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Kansas City, Missouri 64106
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