P.O. Arthur O. Jackson #8622

Name: Jackson, Arthur O.
Star: 8622
Memorial Panel #: 2
Rank: Police Officer
District / Unit: 010
End of Watch: 30 September 1987
Incident Details: Officer Arthur Jackson, 66, was a 33-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the 010 District Tactical Unit. On September 30, 1987, Officer Jackson was involved in a foot pursuit with an offender. Following the chase, Officer Jackson suffered a fatal heart attack. Officer Jackson’s funeral was held at New Covenant Baptist Church and he was laid to rest in Memorial Park Cemetery. He is survived by his three sons: Gayle, Artis and Brian. His fourth son died during the Vietnam War.