Correctional Officer Antoine J. Jones

Correctional Officer Antoine J. Jones

Cook County Sheriff's Office - Department of Corrections, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, May 10, 2020

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Antoine J. Jones

Correctional Officer Antoine Jones died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among inmates and correctional staff at the Cook County Jail at 2650 S. California Avenue in Chicago.

Officer Jones had served with the Cook County Sheriff's Office - Department of Corrections for 18 years. He is survived by his wife and five children.

In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders died as a result of COVID-19.

Bio

  • Age 51
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Wednesday, March 25, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Thank you C/O Jones for your hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Illinois. You are a true American HERO. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever rest in peace, my brother.

HEROES NEVER DIE...

Sergeant Mitchell G. Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

July 4, 2020

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