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Caped Crusador Protects Michigan

Capt. Jackson poses with Jackson, MI, citizen Susan Milhoun

Capt. Jackson poses with Jackson, MI, citizen Susan Milhoun

Thursday, March 18, 2010 17:16 GMT

JACKSON, Mich. (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – The city of Jackson, Michigan, can sleep soundly knowing one crime fighter lives to protect the streets.

About 10 years ago, a regular Joe decided to shed his ordinary life and help out his community, re-naming himself “Captain Jackson.”

Dressed in a superhero mask, cape, and yellow gloves, Captain Jackson patrols the downtown area making sure all businesses are locked and safe from robbers.

Along with his sidekick the “Queen of Hearts,” he works to bridge the gap between the law and local citizens and has received praise from the local chief of police for making their city safer.

Captain Jackson says, “I’m loved and respected. If something happens, police are on the scene immediately because they have so much respect for me.”

He admits that he doesn’t scrap with crooks and killers because he prefers to “not get involved” and instead waits for police to show up to do the dirty work.