Constable Lee Olen Jones

Constable Lee Olen Jones

Cameron County Constable's Office - Precinct 4, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, May 21, 1944

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Lee Olen Jones

Constable Lee Jones was shot and killed by a subject he had just arrested for attempted murder.

Constable Jones struck the man with his blackjack during the arrest and, feeling he no longer posed a threat, placed him in his patrol car without handcuffing him. During the drive to jail the man attacked Constable Jones, took his gun, and fatally shot.

The man fled to Mexico and was never apprehended.


  • Age 58
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Never apprehended


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Constable Jones,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Cameron County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

May 21, 2019

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