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Police Officer Jasper Christopher Holmes | Stonega Police Department, Virginia Stonega Police Department, Virginia

Police Officer

Jasper Christopher Holmes

Stonega Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch: Tuesday, August 1, 1916

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 7/26/1916

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Not available

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Officer Holmes was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for fighting. During the arrest the suspect shot Officer Holmes 12 times.

Officer Holmes was a police officer for the Stonega Coke and Coal Company's company town and had been deputized by the Wise County Sheriff's Office. He had served with the agency for 5 years and was survived by his five children.

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I am proud to say you are my Great Great Grandfather. Hopefully no can live up to what you became someday.

Dylan Parnell
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March 23, 2016

 

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