Police Officer Eddie N. Jones, Jr.

Police Officer Eddie N. Jones, Jr.

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, January 7, 1991

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Eddie N. Jones, Jr.

Officer Eddie N. Jones was shot and mortally wounded during a narcotics investigation.

After Officer Jones and his partner made an arrest near 2401 W. Cermak Road, the offender stated that he would lead the officers to his drug source. The informant, in the back seat of the police vehicle suddenly drew a concealed weapon and fired. Officer Jones and his partner were both wounded in the exchange; Officer Jones' wounds were fatal.

The shooter was apprehended and sentenced to life.

Officer Jones is survived by his wife, daughter, parents, and sister.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 4 years, 3 months
  • Badge 11120

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 100 years for all counts

narcotics, investigation

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I can't believe it has been 31 years. Seems like yesterday. Eddie you are truly missed, not a day goes by that I don't think about you.
God Bless You
Mike DiVittorio

Lt Michael DiVittorio
Chicago Police

January 7, 2022

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