Detective John Jack Coleman

Detective John Jack Coleman

El Paso Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, July 14, 1924

John Jack Coleman

Detective Coleman was shot and killed after being ambushed while driving down the street. Detective Coleman turned the corner when the suspect, standing in some trees, opened fire. The suspect was later arrested and sentenced to death before his sentence was commuted to life in prison.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest in Peace Detective John Jack Coleman. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice Protecting the citizens of El Paso, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw on the bones of your murderer.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

July 17, 2016

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