Patrolman Isaac Jones

Patrolman Isaac Jones

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, September 23, 1871

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Isaac Jones

Patrolman Isaac Jones succumbed to internal injuries sustained on September 16th, 1871, when he was kicked in the stomach near the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Wood Street.

He was at his post at that intersection when several drunk men began fighting nearby. He was attempting to breakup the fight when he was knocked to the ground and kicked severely in the stomach. His condition rapidly worsened and he died on September 23rd, 1871.

Patrolman Jones was a U.S. Army veteran of the Civil War. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Saturday, September 16, 1871
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

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Patrolman Jones,
On today, the 150th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the Union Army during the Civil War.


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September 23, 2021

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