Security Control Specialist Jerry William Jones

Security Control Specialist Jerry William Jones

Tarrant County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, December 23, 2020

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Jerry William Jones

Security Control Specialist Jerry Jones died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during a confirmed exposure during an outbreak among employees and inmates at the Tarrant County Jail.

Specialist Jones had served with the Tarrant County Sheriff's Office for 18 years. He is survived by his wife, son, daughter, granddaughter, mother, and sister.

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.


  • Age 57
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge 58532

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Saturday, December 12, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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JJ, when I heard you had passed, I was shocked:( I pray for your family and co-workers. I enjoyed working with you at the LECC and other facilities we worked together. I was grateful for the confidence, wit, and commitment you displayed each and every shift at the LECC.

Jason Willingham
Tarrant County Sheriff's Office

June 17, 2021

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