Officer Robert Jackson

jackson1927.jpgDied on Oct. 31, 1927, from gunshot wounds received when he was investigating a family disturbance on N. Greenwood Avenue.

As Officer Jackson started to climb the steps to the residence, the suspect stepped out of the front door and shot Officer Jackson four times.
Officer Jackson also fired four times, fatally wounding his assailant.  Officer Jackson was the first black Tulsa Police Officer killed in the line of duty.

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