Constable Jack LawsonBritish Columbia Provincial PoliceBritish ColumbiaEnd of Watch: Thursday, July 18, 1867
Biographical InfoAge: Not availableTour of Duty: Not availableBadge Number: Not available
Incident DetailsCause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Thursday, July 18, 1867Weapon Used: Handgun; RevolverSuspect Info: Shot and killed by vigilantes
Rookie Constable Jack Lawson responded to a complaint by two American citizens in the Kootenay region of British Columbia that an outlaw named Charles Brown had stolen their horses.
Lawson and the two men entered Brown's camp and confronted him, but when Lawson turned to confer with his colleagues, Brown drew his revolver and shot him in the head, killing him instantly.