COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — Columbus officers are remembering Officer Jason Jackson after he died from cancer. He was 47.
Jackson was a kind man and had a big heart, per Columbus Police.
"Officer Jackson had a love of life, a love of community, a love of educating teens about policing through the Columbus Police Explorers program," said the police agency on social media. "Our hearts are heavy for his father Chief James Jackson and the rest of his family who were by his side until the end. We (love) you."
Jackson leaves behind a wife and four children. The officer is being remembered Saturday at noon.