Patrolman Walter Ray Jones

Patrolman Walter Ray Jones

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

End of Watch Monday, July 31, 1933

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Walter Ray Jones

Patrolman Jones was killed in a motorcycle accident near the intersection of First Street and Main Street in Nashville. Patrolman Jones was showing a new patrolman on how to operate the motorcycle when the accident occurred. As Patrolman Jones was passing another vehicle the motorcycle handlebar accidentally struck a vehicle rear fender. Patrolman Jones was taken to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The second Patrolman suffered minor injuries.

He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash


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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 83rd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 24, 2013

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