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Captain Robert Ray Jones | Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Captain

Robert Ray Jones

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch: Friday, September 16, 1983

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 57

Tour: 34 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

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Captain Jones was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer who was demonstrating weapon-handling techniques. The officer drew a fully loaded .357 Magnum revolver and as he brought the weapon up it discharged, striking Captain Jones in the chest, killing him. The shooting was ruled accidental by the agency.

Captain Jones had served with the agency for 34 years.

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Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Retired Wisconsin L.E.O.
September 16, 2013

 

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