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Detroit Officer Collapses at Motorcycle Competition

September 17, 2013  | 

Photo via DPOA.
Photo via DPOA.
A Detroit Police officer collapsed and died Saturday while competing in a mototcycle skills competition in Flint, reports the Detroit News.

Officer Rodney Jones, 49, had just celebrated 28 years serving the department. Jones was also an executive board member of the Detroit Police Officers Association, which posted an announcement on their website.

"We offer our deepest and sincere condolences to the family and friends of Rodney," according to the statement. "Rodney, thank you for your service to the community and your country."

Tags: Duty Deaths, Detroit PD, Motor Patrol


Comments (2)

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Tonya Scarvers @ 9/18/2013 1:52 PM

My condolences go out to the Jones family and his 2nd family the Detroit PD! Your Brothers and Sisters in law enforcement from Wisconsin are praying for you all.

Ima Leprechaun @ 9/19/2013 9:23 AM

My condolences to this hero of our community. This is the fourth death of a motorcycle officer this year. My prayers to his family and to all motorcyle officers everywhere, please be careful.

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