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File #: 0056X-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/6/2019 In control: M. Brown
On agenda: 2/11/2019 Final action: 2/13/2019
Title: To honor and celebrate the life of Columbus Police Officer Jason T. Jackson and to extend our sincerest condolences to his family and friends
Sponsors: Mitchell Brown, Elizabeth Brown, Shayla Favor, Emmanuel V. Remy, Michael Stinziano, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

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To honor and celebrate the life of Columbus Police Officer Jason T. Jackson and to extend our sincerest condolences to his family and friends

 

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WHEREAS, Columbus Police Officer Jason T. Jackson joined the Division of Police in April of 1994 after serving as a Columbus Division of Fire firefighter for two years; and

WHEREAS, the son of Chief James G. Jackson and the late Beverly Jackson, Jason thrived as a member of the Columbus Division of Police serving as an officer in many capacities during his 24 years; and

WHEREAS, Officer Jackson was best known for his role as a Community Liaison Officer and his involvement with the CPD Explorers Program, which focuses on mentoring youth and inspiring the next generation of police officers; and

WHEREAS, a graduate of Columbus City Schools' West High School, Jason was a son of Columbus and will be missed greatly for his contributions to this community; and

WHEREAS, Jason was a loving son, father of four, and husband. He will be remembered for his intelligence, charisma, and kindness for other. His presence had a huge impact on those around him and he will be greatly missed; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS: That this Council does hereby honor and celebrate the life of Columbus Police Officer Jason T. Jackson and extends our sincerest condolences to his family and friends.