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Detective John Jack Coleman | El Paso Police Department, Texas El Paso Police Department, Texas

Detective

John Jack Coleman

El Paso Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Monday, July 14, 1924

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 7/14/1924

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Sentenced to life

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Detective Coleman was shot and killed after being ambushed while driving down the street. Detective Coleman turned the corner when the suspect, standing in some trees, opened fire. The suspect was later arrested and sentenced to death before his sentence was commuted to life in prison.

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I pray for you officer Coleman, since I have heard of your name. About a week now. I will continue to do so... I ask that you forgive and forget the past: let it remain as the past: a distant memory... move forward so that you may find peace. I ask this in the name of Jesus Christ, another victim of psychopaths who wanted to play God... They are now facing the one, true God... They be in deep, deep trouble. Peace sir. Thank you for your service.. You have made life for all of us, better.

Rene Laperal
Oct.20,2012

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October 20, 2012

 

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