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Police Officer Jonathan R. Long | Akron Police Department, Ohio Akron Police Department, Ohio

Police Officer

Jonathan R. Long

Akron Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Thursday, August 15, 2013

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 51

Tour: 5 years, 1 month

Badge # 248

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Incident Date: 7/31/1991

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Guilty

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Police Officer Jonathan Long succumbed to injuries sustained in a vehicle pursuit on July 31st, 1991.

The patrol car Officer Long was in lost control and crashed, causing him and his partner to suffer serious injuries. The injuries resulted in Officer Long being confined to a wheelchair and using a voice-box. His condition continued to deteriorate until he succumbed to his injuries on August 15th, 2013.

Officer Long had served with the Akron Police Department for five years at the time of the crash. He was survived by his three children, mother, and seven siblings.

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Officer Long,
On today, the 2nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Akron. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

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United States Border Patrol
August 15, 2015

 

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