Constable Harrison Jones

Constable Harrison Jones

Bartlesville Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Friday, February 17, 1911

Harrison Jones

Constable Jones was shot and killed after responding to a disturbance at a local dance. Several men had raided the dance and attacked several of the attendees. The men fled to a local residence where they holed up. Constable Jones deputized two citizens and ordered the men to come out of the home. A shootout ensued and Constable Jones was fatally wounded. The shooter was also wounded before being taken into custody.

The shooter was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 15 years in prison. On May 21, 1913, the Oklahoma Criminal Court of Appeals reversed the verdict and the suspect was released.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Released in 1913

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$Your heroism and service is honored today, the 99th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

February 18, 2010

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