Detective Sergeant Paul W. Jones

Detective Sergeant Paul W. Jones

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Saturday, March 14, 1936

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Paul W. Jones

Detective Sergeant Paul Jones was killed in an accident when his police vehicle struck a tree while on the Washington-Baltimore Boulevard at College Heights, Maryland.

He was en route to the reform school in Jessup, Maryland, to question a prisoner.

Sergeant Jones was a U.S. Army veteran of WWI. He had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for 25 years and assigned to the Robbery Squad. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Maryland

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Det. Sgt. Jones,
On today, the 79th 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 in the U.S. Army during WW I.


United States Border Patrol

March 14, 2015

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