Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Herman A. Jones, Sr.

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Wednesday, May 26, 1993

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Reflections for Police Officer Herman A. Jones, Sr.

Dear Herman,

I was looking for some information and in doing so was lead to this page. I reflect back to the times when you and Officer Greene would pick me up in the morning and take me to work when I was a cadet and you two were assigned to the Central District. Sometimes I would be running just a little late but you never left me. You watched me grow up in the department and witnessed me reach the rank of lieutenant. Well, Big Brother, just to let you know that I went further up the ladder....and after retirement became a lawyer and college professor.

Thanks for having been you in your lifetime Big Brother....Continue to rest in peace.

Barry W. Powell - Retired Deputy Comm.
Baltimore Police Department

May 25, 2019

God Bless P/O Herman Jones i had a chance to work with you a couple of times at Central Dist.......You where a GOOD Person !! Dominique E 904

p/o Dominique
Retired

January 6, 2018

R.I.P officer to your families and friends

Stan Clarkson
citizen

July 30, 2015

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
Texas

May 26, 2015

Jonesey, my Dad (Herman Earle - Northern District ) introduced us at Memorial Stadium as he did with me and man other officers. He told me u guys lived on the same block. U where the black Herm and he was the white Herm.

I was a cop and the morning after u left us my dad called me early waking me up. He was so upset about losing u. He told me stories about u guys before the job and after u both where on the job. U meant so much to him. I attended ur funeral with my Dad..... Such a sad day..... North Ave was shut down out of respect for u.

U will be remember, rest in peace brother.

DetectiveFirst Class Charles Earle
Bladensburg Police Department

January 11, 2015

We are coming up on the 20th anniversary of your death so we want you to know that you are not forgotten. I knew you well when you worked the Central District. You were tall and lanky with a ready smile. You were soft spoken but when you were on the job, folks knew you meant business. Every one liked Jonsey, you just couldn't help it!
Rest in peace, my brother. I know you are with the Lord.

Dave Eastman, police officer, retired
Baltimore Police Department

May 9, 2013

I have lived in the Baltimore area now for 10 years. I see the tough job the p.d. has and the sacrifices they make to keep the community safe. Officer Jones...you paid the ultimate price and I pray for you and your family. I respect all that you have done and may you rest in peace.

J. Gantner
Grandson, Son, Brother of NJ P.O.'s and NJSP

January 15, 2013

God bless you and may you rest in peace Herman.

Lt;j pease
B.P.D.

May 26, 2012

Wow how the time has flown by. I've really missed you. Back then I was a rebellious kid but you were always understanding and always caring. Regardless of my attitude you continued to be there for me, that father figure I needed. You always said you wanted to be around to see Nashaiia and Mooda grow up. Well they're grown now and I didn't do too bad. Mommy misses you dearly. There is a void in her heart that will never be filled. I know that you are closely watching over her. We love and continually miss you as Mommy would call you...Buttercup.

La'Tanya Demory
UMMC-Step daughter

April 2, 2012

Your words of wisdom to us a young officers were well taken in to account by me as I continued my career as a public servant... thank you for your enlightenment and direction to live by the Golden Rule...May your family continue to be blessed...And we know that your service in Baltimore City and as a VJS member will be rewarded by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Deputy Major O.B.McCarter Retired
Baltimore PD

March 31, 2012

I WAS A YOUNG POLICE EXPLOER WHEN I WORKED , AROUND HERMAN.
IN THE CENTRAL DISTRICT, HERMAN ALWAS TOULD ME TO TREAT,
POEPLE LIKE YOU WANT TO BE TREATED , HE WAS A KIND FRIEND,
I WAS IN SHOCK THE NIGHT HE WAS MUERDERD BY SOME PUNKS
REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND . YOU WAS A GREAT POLICE OFC

officer claude melcher
baltimore/ special police

December 3, 2009

MY BE.
ST REFLECTIONS, OF HURMAN I WAS A YOUNG TEEN,
I WAS A POLICE GROUPIE , AT THE TIME I KNEW HERMAN
AL WAS WOULD BUY ME A COFFE OR SONE THING TO EAT ORDRINK.
HESAID SON IF YOU WANT TO BE A POLICE / HONOR THE BADGE.
AND TREAT PEOPLE AS IF THERE A PERSON SUSPECTS ALSO.
HERMAN I MISS YOU DEARLY BALITIMORE SPECIAL/POLICE OFC MELCHER REST IN PEACE MY SPECIAL FRIEND

ofc claude melcher
a true friend of herman

December 2, 2009

Herman I still Think About the times we worked together while you were a liason for the Baltimore Housing Police. You were excellent Police Officer as well as Very nice man who would always stop to lend a helping hand.
Rest in peace Brother

P/O RKC SED
Baltimore Police (active)

January 30, 2009

"The Badge"
He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.
He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.
Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.
He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.
His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.
He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.
And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.
But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.
Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.
Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.
So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.
In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.
Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.
Written By:
David L. Bell
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

November 7, 2007

Herman,
I think of you often.I remember the good times we had at work. I have your homegoing notice and photo of you on my desk at home. I look at it every day. You were a good friend and a good cop.We miss you and you will never be forgotten.
Till we meet again,
Dan Mitchell

P/o Retired Dan Mitchell
Balto. City Police

October 12, 2006

It has been many days since the passing of our Brother. I will never forget the rainy night when I helped carry Herman into the ER. I looked into his face and said a little pray as we handed him off to the ER staff. I can honestly say when ever I think of Herman; a tear comes to my eye and this is often. I will never forget you Brother.

Ret. Officer Andrew Wheeler
Baltimore Police

Ret. Anderw Wheeler
Baltimore City Police

March 15, 2006

It has been many days since the passing of our Brother. I will never forget the rainy night when I helped carry Herman into the ER. I looked into his face and said a little pray as we handed him off to the ER staff. I can honestly say when ever I think of Herman; a tear comes to my eye and this is often. I will never forget you Brother.

Ret. Officer Andrew Wheeler
Baltimore Police

Ret. Anderw Wheeler
Baltimore City Police

March 15, 2006

We ask Thy blessings and eternal rest to all our brothers and sisters
Who have sacrificed their very lives in the performance of
their duties. Give their loved ones the peace and
Strength to bear the anguish of their loss. Remove all
resentment from their hearts, knowing that eternal
peace and rest will abide their departed loved ones
forever. This we beg, Thy name forever and ever,
Amen.

Ret. Officer William Hackley
Baltimore Police

November 21, 2005

you are a brave man and a hero and you will never be forgotten and you will be rememberd by everyone officer jones .

high school student

March 1, 2005

~~~Eternally and Always~~~

I didn't get to say goodbye
You're gone without a reason why
I've loved you all of my life
and then you weren't there

I didn't get a chance to say
how much I cared
I can't even remember the tears
that I cried
All I really wanted was to tell you
Goodbye

When I last saw you I felt I wouldn't
see you again
There was a distance between us
that I couldn't explain
You wouldn't look
at me but I could see the tears
in your eyes
If you knew then
You should have told me
Then I could have said
Goodbye

So many words left unspoken
So many hearts left so broken
My love for you is forever
And that will never die
We'll be together always
Our souls are one with God
Eternally and Always
I'll never have to say
Goodbye

February 18, 2005

To those I Love and Those Who Love Me

When I am gone, release me, Let me go
I have so many things to see and do.
You mustn't tie yourself to me with tears,
Be happy that we had so many years.

I gave you my love, you can only guess
How much you gave to me in happiness.
I thank you for the love you each have shown,
But now it's time I traveled alone.

So grieve a while for if grieve you must
Then let your grief be comforted by trust.
It's only for a while that we must part
So bless the memories within your heart,

I won't be far away, for life goes on
So if you need me, call and I will come
Though you can't see or touch me, I'll be near
And if you listen with your heart, you'll
Hear all of my love around you soft and clear

And when you must come this way alone,
I'll greet you with a smile and say,
"Welcome Home"

January 8, 2005

Rest in peace, and thanks for keeping the peace while you were here. You are an inspiration to us all, and will never be forgotten. God bless his family and friends.

Pat
Baltimore, MD

February 28, 2004

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