The Riviera Beach Police Department is mourning one of their own.
Officer Derrick Jackson, a 17-year veteran on the force, died on Saturday morning from an off-duty medical emergency, according to colleagues.
“Officer Jackson was a well-respected veteran officer, known for his calm demeanor and good nature,” the Department said in a statement. “Officer Jackson will be greatly missed, but never forgotten.”
With very heavy hearts, the Riviera Beach Police Department is sad to announce the death of Officer Derrick Jackson. pic.twitter.com/7ySbkcJuiO
— Riviera Beach PD (@RivieraBeachPD) December 15, 2019
He was serving in the Department’s Support Services Division most recently.
Funeral arrangements are pending.