Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date January 09, 2002
Contact Lieutenant John Wallace
Phone (909) 826-5836
Fax (909) 826-5699


Candlelight Vigil for Officer Doug Jacobs

Riverside, Ca-  On behalf of the men and women of the Riverside Police Department, Police Chief Russ Leach invites you to attend a candlelight vigil in memory of slain Police Detective Charles Douglas "Doug" Jacobs. The event will take place in front of the "Safe in his Arms" Statue.

Date: Sunday, January 13, 2002
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Riverside Police Department Orange Street Station
4102 Orange Street, Riverside

On January 13, 2001, Detective Charles Douglas "Doug" Jacobs III, age 30, responded to a report of loud music at 3140 Lemon Street, was senselessly murdered while enforcing laws in the community that he loved.

Jacobs, a five-year veteran of the Riverside Police Department was a native son of Riverside, husband, father and friend to many who still mourn his passing. Please show your support for the Riverside Police Department by attending this special event.