Police Officer Jonathan R. Long

Police Officer Jonathan R. Long

Akron Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, August 15, 2013

Jonathan R. Long

Police Officer Jonathan Long succumbed to injuries sustained in a vehicle pursuit on July 31st, 1991.

The patrol car Officer Long was in lost control and crashed, causing him and his partner to suffer serious injuries. The injuries resulted in Officer Long being confined to a wheelchair and using a voice-box. His condition continued to deteriorate until he succumbed to his injuries on August 15th, 2013.

Officer Long had served with the Akron Police Department for five years at the time of the crash. He was survived by his three children, mother, and seven siblings.

Bio

  • Age 51
  • Tour 5 years, 1 month
  • Badge 248

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Wednesday, July 31, 1991
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Guilty

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 17, 2018

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