Officer Henry Lee Jones

Officer Henry Lee Jones

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, December 12, 1973

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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

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Rest in peace Officer Jones.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 17, 2021

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