Reserve Officer Joe Cobb Jones

Reserve Officer Joe Cobb Jones

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, July 29, 1972

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Joe Cobb Jones

Reserve Officer Jones succumbed to injuries sustained the following day when his cruiser was struck by another police car as he responded to an emergency assistance call made by other officers. Officer Jones received massive injuries in the accident and died a short time later.

Reserve Officer Jones had been with the agency for four years and was survived by his wife, daughter, and son.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge R445

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Friday, July 28, 1972

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 29, 2020

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