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Police Officer Eddie N. Jones, Jr. | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Police Officer

Eddie N. Jones, Jr.

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Monday, January 7, 1991

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 4 years, 3 months

Badge # 11120

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to 100 years for all counts

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Officer Eddie N. Jones was shot and mortally wounded during a narcotics investigation.

After Officer Jones and his partner made an arrest, the offender stated that he would lead the officers to his drug source. The informant, in the back seat of the police vehicle suddenly drew a concealed weapon and fired. Officer Jones and his partner were both wounded in the exchange; Officer Jones' wounds were fatal.

The shooter was apprehended and sentenced to life.

Officer Jones is survived by his wife, daughter, parents, and sister.

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Still remember you trying to play softball. Basketball was your sport. Helluva bowler too!

Rest my brother.

Detective (Ret) M. Qualls
CPD
November 17, 2016

 

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