Officer Robert Jackson
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
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.