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Deputy Sheriff Sherri Katherine Jones | Bowie County Sheriff's Department, Texas Bowie County Sheriff's Department, Texas

Deputy Sheriff

Sherri Katherine Jones

Bowie County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch: Monday, April 18, 2011

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 54

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: In custody

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Deputy Sherri Jones was shot and killed in the basement of the Bowie County Courthouse while preparing to transport a prisoner at approximately 2:30 pm.

She was moving the prisoner from a courtroom to a transportation van to drive him to a state facility when he attacked her. She was overpowered and fatally shot with her own gun. The prisoner then stole the transport van and fled to Arkansas where he was taken into custody.

Deputy Jones had served with the Bowie County Sheriff's Department for six years.

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Rest in Peace Deputy Sherri K. Jones. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice Protecting the citizens of Bowie County Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever pursue and gnaw at the rotting flesh of the scum bag that murdered you. May he never know peace. May the flames of hell forever scorch his worthless carcass!!

Amen

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, Texas
April 18, 2016

 

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