Chief of Police Ray Wilson Jones

Chief of Police Ray Wilson Jones

Alamo Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Wednesday, September 9, 1981

Ray Wilson Jones

Chief of Police Ray Jones suffered a fatal heart attack following a struggle with a suspect he was attempting to arrest for domestic violence at a home on Mulberry Street.

He was able to subdue the subject and transported him to the Crockett County Jail where a second altercation took place during the booking process. After the subject was turned over to deputies Chief Jones left the jail to return to Alamo, but suffered a heart attack as he drove away. His patrol vehicle left the roadway and came to rest in the parking lot of a nearby tractor dealership.

Chief Jones had served with the Alamo Police Department for nine years. He is survived by his wife, two sons, parents, and brother.

Bio

  • Age 49
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge A-1

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

arrest, domestic

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 36th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

June 25, 2018

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