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Immigration Officer Marshall Jackson
Dominion Police of Canada
Federal

End of Watch: Thursday, January 25, 1917

Biographical Info
Age: 50
Tour of Duty: 24 years
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Thursday, January 25, 1917
Incident Location: Ontario
Weapon Used: Officer's handgun
Suspect Info: Arrested

Immigration Officer Marshall Jackson was shot and killed with his own service weapon while escorting a prisoner from Winnipeg to the United States-Canada border to hand him over to U.S. officers.

He and the prisoner were aboard a train, approximately two miles from Windsor, Ontario, when the prisoner struck him over the head with his manacles. He then grabbed Officer Jackson's service weapon and fatally shot him before jumping from the train.

The subject remained at large for several days before being arrested.

Marshal Jackson had served with the Dominion government for four years and had previously served as a law enforcement officer in North Dakota for 20 years. He was survived by his wife, two sons, and two daughters.



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