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CSUPD Officer Injured During Traffic Stop, Critical Incident Response Team Activated

Released on Thursday, September 7, 2017
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    Dominic Jackson booking photo

On September 7, a Colorado State University police officer was seriously injured during a traffic stop at Prospect Road and Whitcomb Street.

At 1:43 a.m., CSU Police officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle, later determined to be stolen. The vehicle contained a single male occupant, driver Dominic Charles Jackson (DOB 6/17/96) of Fort Collins. During the course of the interaction, Jackson produced a gun and attempted to flee in the vehicle. One CSUPD officer was dragged by the vehicle and sustained injuries. The vehicle stopped after a short distance, and Jackson was taken into custody. No shots were fired during the incident.

The officer was transported to an area hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. Jackson was transported to an area hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Charges are pending. A booking photo is attached courtesy of Larimer County Sheriff's Office. Jackson is not a student or employee at Colorado State University.

Due to the serious nature of the officer’s injuries, the 8th Judicial District Critical Incident Response Team was activated. Fort Collins Police Services is leading the investigation. Anyone with information related to this case is asked to call Detective Jason Curtis at (970) 416-2441 or Larimer County Crime Stoppers at (970) 221-6868.

All charges are simply an accusation by law enforcement officers, and all arrested parties must be presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

No further information will be released at this time.