Patrolman Charles T. Jones

Patrolman Charles T. Jones

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, November 10, 1912

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Charles T. Jones

Patrolman Charles T. Jones was shot and killed while attempting to make an arrest. Officer Jones and his partner attempted to arrest offenders wanted for committing several assaults on citizens. The assailants fled and barricaded themselves inside a shed. When the officers made a forced entry, they were brutally attacked.

Officer Jones was severely beaton and shot several times. He died as a result of the injuries he sustained. Eight men were arrested a short time later. One admitted that he shot Officer Jones but said he did so in self defense. He was tried and acquitted.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 3594

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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I just found this article and with everything going on in the world today it brought tears to my eyes knowing he died like this. Recently found out he is my 2nd great grandfather. Prayers to the family.

Deborah (He is a family member)
He is my 2nd great grandfather

April 14, 2021

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