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Policeman Charles B. Jones | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Policeman

Charles B. Jones

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Sunday, October 5, 1919

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: 2 years, 4 months

Badge # 1977

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Policeman Jones was shot and killed while attempting to break up a crap game at 13th street and Rodman Street. Despite being mortally wounded he was able to return fire and wound two of the suspects.

Policeman Jones had served with the agency for 2 years.

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 94th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater
September 16, 2013

 

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