Maryland Officer Killed by ‘Friendly Fire' to be Buried in Delaware County

Family asks for services to remain private.

Funeral Services for the undercover Prince George's County narcotics detective shot and killed Sunday by friendly fire were announced Thursday.

Officer First Class Jacai Colson will be buried in Delaware County on Monday, March 28th during a private burial at noon at Lawn Croft Cemetery in Marcus Hook.

A viewing for Officer Colson, who is originally from Delaware County, will be held Thursday, March 24 from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Borgwardt Funeral Home on Powder Mill Road in Betlsville, Maryland.

Another viewing is scheduled for Friday, March 25 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at First Baptist of Glenarden in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. A memorial service is immediately following the viewing.

Colson, a four-year veteran of the police department, grew up in Boothwyn, Pennsylvania, and is survived by his parents and younger brother, police said. He graduated from Chichester High School in 2005.

Family requests that the viewing, memorial service and funeral service stay private.

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