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JACOB JOSEPH CHESTNUT

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Rank: Officer
Panel: 39-W: 21
Department: U.S. Capitol Police
End of Watch: July 24, 1998
Cause: Gunfire
Age: 58
Years of Service: 18

Description: Officer Chestnut was shot and killed by a mentally deranged gunman while manning the entrance at the United States Capitol. Detective John Gibson was also killed in this incident.