Police Officer Bradley Ryan Jones

Police Officer Bradley Ryan Jones

Glendale Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Saturday, October 29, 2011

Bradley Ryan Jones

Police Officer Brad Jones was shot and killed while assisting a probation officer during a meeting with a parolee at an apartment complex near the intersection of North 75th and West Glendale Avenues.

When Officer Jones arrived he made contact with the subject in the parking lot. The man suddenly produced a handgun and opened fire, wounding Officer Jones. He then stole Officer Jones' patrol car and fled the scene.

Despite his wounds, Officer Jones was able to radio for assistance and alert other officers to the shooting. Responding officers pursued the suspect until he crashed on West Glendale Avenue. The man attempted to flee, but exchanged gunfire with the officers and was critically wounded.

Officer Jones was transported to St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix where he died from his injuries at approximately 1:00 am.

Officer Jones had served with the Glendale Police Department for four years. He is survived by his wife and two young children, his parents, three brothers, and one sister.

Bio

  • Age 26
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 15227

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, October 28, 2011
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender In custody

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 20, 2018

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