Detective Sergeant Jack E. Boone, Sr.

Detective Sergeant Jack E. Boone, Sr.

Columbus Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, February 15, 1973

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Jack E. Boone, Sr.

Detective Sergeant Jack Boone was killed in an airplane accident while assigned to the executive protection of the mayor of Columbus.

The mayor was flying to Rome, Georgia, for a speaking engagement when the small plane crashed, on Floyd County Road, south of Rome, killing everyone on board.

Sergeant Boone is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

executive protection

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Det. Sgt. Boone,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Columbus. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

February 15, 2023

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