Patrolman Vernon Wilson Jones

Patrolman Vernon Wilson Jones

Franklin Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, May 12, 1932

Vernon Wilson Jones

Patrolman Jones was shot and killed in the line of duty. The suspect was sentenced to death but the sentence was commuted to life by the governor on February 22, 1934.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentence commuted to life

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 12, 2015

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