Police organization collecting donations for injured Kaysville officer

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KAYSVILLE, Utah (News4Utah) – The Utah State Fraternal Order of Police is collecting donations for a police officer who was injured while saving a suicidal man.

Kaysville police officer Robert Jackson, 26, was burned when he jumped on a man who doused himself in gasoline and set himself on fire in a gas station bathroom Thursday.

At least three other officers were injured in the incident, but they were treated and released shortly after the incident. Officials said Officer Jackson would need to remain in the hospital for up to two weeks while he recovered.

The Utah State FOP says Officer Jackson is reportedly in “good spirits” but experiencing a lot of pain. The organization has set up a donation page to support him. If you would like to contribute, visit https://utahrelief.firstresponderprocessing.com.

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