Police Officer Brian R. Jones

Police Officer Brian R. Jones

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, October 13, 1996

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Brian R. Jones

Officer Brian Jones was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for assaulting another officer's cousin.

He and the officer were off duty when they attempted to apprehend the suspect. When the suspect drew a revolver, the two officers opened fire. During the gunfight, another suspect, whom the officers did not see, shot Officer Jones in the back of the head, killing him.

The original suspect was apprehended after being shot by the officers. The suspect that shot Officer Jones fled.

Officer Jones had served with the New York City Police Department for 4 years and was assigned to Police Service Area 4.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 4641

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and wounded

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25 yrs and still hurts. Today was your memorial service and I heard it was beautiful. Your missed a great deal. Keep on taking care of us down here. I won't take your bike this time. That is still funny when I think about it.

A/Sgt (former) M Toledo
NYPD Auxiliary police

October 13, 2021

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