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Deputy Sheriff Alvin Jones | Avery County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina Avery County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Deputy Sheriff

Alvin Jones

Avery County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch: Saturday, August 5, 1939

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Committed suicide

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Deputy Jones was shot and killed when he stopped to investigate a domestic assault that he witnessed on U.S. Route 19 near Roaring Creek Road. The suspect was assaulting his wife and daughter and when Deputy Jones approached he was shot in the chest and killed. The suspect fled into a nearby home and committed suicide.
Deputy Jones had been with the agency for one year and was survived by his expectant wife and daughter.

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Great grandfather, It's been 77 years since you made the ultimate sacrifice. I never got the chance to meet you but your heroism and legacy has inspired me in my police career. Your sacrifice and courage will never be forgotten. God bless you great grandfather.

Officer Sean Groves
Brookhaven Police GA
August 5, 2016


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