Name : Jones, Brian 

Rank: P.O.

Shield #: 4641 Command: Housing Authority Police Service Area 4
Date of Death: 1996-10-13   Cause of Death: Shot Off Duty Dispute
     
 On Sunday, October 13, 1996, Police Officer Brian Jones, while off-duty, was investigating the circumstances of a past robbery. As Officer Jones approached the perpetrator, the perpetrator was suddenly drew a .357 caliber revolver and fired upon Officer Jones. In defense, Officer Jones returned fire striking the perpetrator twice. The firefight, however, resulted in Officer Jones receiving gunshot wounds to the head. Officer Jones was rushed to Brookdale Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. The suspect was apprehended after being shot by officers.  
 
     
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Comments from Friends    
     
Brian was a gentle giant. We called him " Huggy Bear " When I was a Housing Police Cadet Brian Showed me the ropes when others wouldn't and he assured me I was up for the task. Brian... Thanks Alot.
— Byron Birdsong

Great man who is still missed!
— RG

rest in peace.
— sjs
Posted: November 6, 2006, 9:22 am

I will never forget Officer Brian Jones because he was a big part of my life. He was like a step father to me and he had a big influence on my life. Brian Jones is truly missed by all people who knew him because he was a great person.
— Antoinette Brown
Posted: October 26, 2007, 11:32 pm

BRIAN,MY PARTNER AND I WERE THE FIRST CARS ON SCENE IN THE 75 THAT NIGHT,I THINK OF YOU OFTEN AND WISH I COULD HAVE BEEN THERE A FEW SECONDS EARLIER,.REST IN PEACE ....
— J EHRENFELD
Posted: June 20, 2008, 6:36 pm

I worked with Brian in PSA#4, He was a great guy and a good cop. We shared many laughs together he will be missed
— O C
Posted: January 28, 2009, 2:07 pm

PO Jones, you will be remembered by all, you left an everlasting impression on all who knew you. We pray for you always. Rest in Peace Brian.
— Tommy
Posted: October 13, 2013, 6:39 am

Brian we continue to pray for you. Rest in Peace.
— Tommy
Posted: October 12, 2014, 5:35 am

 


 

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