Bellevue Police officer dies in motorcycle collision

34-year-old motorcycle officer, Jordan Jackson was killed during on Nov. 22.

A 34-year-old Bellevue police motorcycle officer, Jordan Jackson was killed during a collision on the morning of Nov. 22 in the 500 Block of Bellevue Way SE.

Investigators say the officer was traveling Northbound near SE Wolverine Way when a white car struck the motorcycle. The officer was rushed to Harborview Medical Center before passing from his injuries.

Initially police closed Bellevue Way SE between SE Wolverine Way and SE 6th St.

Bellevue Police issued this statement: “Officer Jackson has been a valuable member of the Bellevue Police Department since 2018. After two years on the force, Jackson transferred to the traffic unit as a motorcycle officer. He was recently honored as employee of the quarter for his excellent quality of work and service to the community. His supervisor commended Jackson for his leadership in the department and eagerness to take on additional responsibility.

“We are devastated by Officer Jackson’s tragic death,” said Bellevue Police Chief Wendell Shirley. “Our hearts go out to his wife, two children, his family and friends, and extended BPD family as they grieve. This is a huge loss for the entire community.”

Before becoming a police officer in March 2018, Jackson was an EMT, volunteer firefighter, and a member of the King County Sheriff’s Officer Search and Rescue Volunteer K-9 Unit.

Officer Jackson grew up in Spokane and graduated from Issaquah High School and Central Washington University. He leaves behind his wife and two young children.