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Police Officer Herman A. Jones, Sr. | Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

Police Officer

Herman A. Jones, Sr.

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch: Wednesday, May 26, 1993

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 50

Tour: 24 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Officer Jones was shot and killed as he waited for carryout food. Three teenagers entered the restaurant and grabbed Officer Jones, who was off-duty. One of the teenagers drew a .38 caliber handgun and shot Officer Jones twice. Officer Jones was able to return fire, striking two of the suspects. All three suspects were later arrested.

The 17-year-old shooter was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life. The other two, both 16, pled guilty to second degree murder.

Officer Jones had served with the agency for 24 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

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