Officer Perry P. Jones

Officer Perry P. Jones

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, January 30, 1927

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Perry P. Jones

Officer Jones was shot and killed on the 400 block of Milam Street around 3 a.m. while attempting to arrest a suspect he believed was intoxicated. The suspect shot him in the head as he attempted to make the arrest.

The suspect was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 4 years. After being released from prison the murderer was killed by the former officer who investigated Officer Jones' murder during a confrontation.

Officer Jones had served with the agency for 4 months. He was survived by his four children and by his parents.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 4 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

arrest attempt

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When a HPD Officer is killed in the line of duty is when I remember most of how a USELESS DRUNK to you away from My Dad & his brothers & sister. I wish so much that I could of had the chance to meet you. P.P.JONES

Grandson of a Slain HPD Officer
Grandson of a Slain HPD Officer

May 23, 2015

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