Officer Jeannette McCabe honorably served on the Dallas Police Department for 16 years. She grew up in Phoenix, Arizona before graduating from Arizona State University in 1989 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Governmental Studies. Officer McCabe moved to Texas in 1990 where she began her life as a hero.

Officer McCabe met her husband, Douglass, in 1998 and the two were married in 2002. Officer McCabe was skilled at crafts and loved spending time gardening. She was known for being strong and firm when needed, but was a gentle and loving person to those around her. OfficeR McCabe was always strong in her faith, and those who knew her remember her for living her life to show kindness to others.

On Sunday January 14, 2007, Officer Jeannette McCabe passed away after suffering a brain aneurysm a few days prior while teaching her class at Love Field. She is survived by her husband, Douglass; two sons, Jake and Joshua; five beautiful grandchildren, and her parents.