Officer Henry Lee Jones

Officer Henry Lee Jones

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, December 12, 1973

Add to My Heroes

Henry Lee Jones

Officer Henry Jones was shot and killed by one of two men he surprised burglarizing an apartment on Skipper Place, NW. Both suspects, both 22, were apprehended.

On March 1, 1974, the killer, was convicted of murder, three counts of burglary, and sentenced to life plus 64 years. The other suspect was sentenced to 10 years.

Officer Jones was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 28
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .44 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to life

Most Recent Reflection

View all 12 Reflections

Officer Jones,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 12, 2023

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.