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Memorial to George D. Jones Jr.

George D. Jones Jr.

Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Date of Death: March 24, 1973
Rank: Officer
Age: 31
Years of Service: Three
Marital Status: Married
Children: One
Location of Death: 2428 18th Street, SE


When Officers Jones and Miller responded to a call for assistance they encountered an estranged husband who was armed with a shotgun.

Officer Jones attempted to push the shotgun aside, but it went off striking him in the stomach.

Officer Miller shot the suspect to death.

Officer Jones died the next day in the hospital.


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