Chief of Police Ray Wilson Jones

Chief of Police Ray Wilson Jones

Alamo Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Wednesday, September 9, 1981

Ray Wilson Jones

Chief of Police Ray Jones suffered a fatal heart attack following a struggle with a suspect he was attempting to arrest for domestic violence at a home on Mulberry Street.

He was able to subdue the subject and transported him to the Crockett County Jail where a second altercation took place during the booking process. After the subject was turned over to deputies Chief Jones left the jail to return to Alamo, but suffered a heart attack as he drove away. His patrol vehicle left the roadway and came to rest in the parking lot of a nearby tractor dealership.

Chief Jones had served with the Alamo Police Department for nine years. He is survived by his wife, two sons, parents, and brother.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge A-1

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

arrest, domestic

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My greatest hero ever!!!!

Former Sheriff Deputy - David W. Jones
Proud Son of Ray W. Jones

June 7, 2018

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