Deputy Sheriff John Bell Jones

Deputy Sheriff John Bell Jones

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Sunday, August 13, 1933

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John Bell Jones

Deputy John Jones was shot and killed while attempting to arrest two men who had robbed a victim of his coat and hat. One of the suspects opened fire on Deputy Jones with a shotgun, striking him once in the stomach.

Deputy Jones had served in law enforcement for 50 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 71
  • Tour 50 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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August 13, 2020

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