Correctional Officer Antoine Pierre Jones

Correctional Officer Antoine Pierre Jones

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

End of Watch Sunday, May 10, 2020

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Antoine Pierre 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.

Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.

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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Officer Jones,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

July 11, 2020

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