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Police Officer Rodney Wayne Jones | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan

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Rodney Wayne Jones

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Saturday, September 14, 2013

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 49

Tour: 28 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Duty related illness

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Police Officer Rodney Jones died while representing the Detroit Police Department during a police motorcycle training and skills competition event at the annual Bikes on the Bricks in Flint, Michigan.

He was performing maneuvers on his department motorcycle on the 400 block of South Saginaw Street when he suddenly stopped it and fell to the ground. He was immediately treated by nearby paramedics and transferred to Hurley Medical Center, where he passed away.

Officer Jones had served with the Detroit Police Department for 28 years. He is survived by his wife, son, daughter, and parents.

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Hot Rod, it was an honor to work along side you at TEU, we had a lot of laughs, one day we will meet again my brother in blue.

Police Officer Kristopher Hernden
Detroit Police Department
May 31, 2015


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