Sheriff Benjamin Franklin Jones

Sheriff Benjamin Franklin Jones

United States Department of the Interior - Bureau of Indian Affairs - Division of Law Enforcement, U.S. Government

End of Watch Wednesday, September 20, 1876

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Benjamin Franklin Jones

Sheriff Jones was shot and killed while standing in the store at McAlester Station (present day McAlester, Oklahoma). A suspect wanted by Sheriff Jones opened fire with a shotgun, striking Sheriff Jones through a window. The suspect immediately turned himself in to another officer and claimed self defense because he believed Sheriff Jones was going to shoot him on sight.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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Rest in peace always and know that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 20, 2020

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