Policeman Charles B. Jones

Policeman Charles B. Jones

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, October 5, 1919

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Charles B. Jones

Policeman Jones was shot and killed while attempting to break up a crap game at 13th street and Rodman Street. Despite being mortally wounded he was able to return fire and wound two of the suspects.

Policeman Jones had served with the agency for 2 years.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 2 years, 4 months
  • Badge 1977

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Jones,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Philadelphia.


United States Border Patrol

October 5, 2019

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