Gathers to Remember Fallen
Glendale Police Officer Bradley Jones
Community Shaken Comes Together to Remember a Young Fallen
and Story By Bette Sharpe - Glendale Daily Planet - www.glendaledailyplanet.com
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candlelight vigil was held Wednesday, November 2nd
at the Glendale Public Safety Memorial Site, Glendale
Civic Center Plaza, 5800 West Glenn Drive for fallen
Glendale Police Officer Bradley Jones. Officer Jones was shot and killed after responding to a call
at an apartment complex near 75th and Glendale
Officer Jones was 27 years old and a four-year
veteran of the Glendale Police Department. Officer Jones worked out of the Gateway Station in west
a police officer was a calling for Brad.
He knew what he want to be a police officer since
he was a kid. He
will be missed by all, especially his family, and his
police family. Four
hundred people attended the vigil.
Speakers from the Glendale Police Department
Officer Justin Harris, Glendale Police Officers
Officer Julie Reed,
Glendale Police Officers Coalition
Sergeant Aaron Victor,
Bradley’s immediate Supervisor
Sergeant Joe Turitto,
Bradley’s former Supervisor
Lt. Frank Balkcom,
Bradley’s Shift Lieutenant
Glendale Police Department Chaplain
Engstrom, Bradley's uncle, spoke on behalf of the family
saying they are trying to
cope and are grateful and thankful for for the
Bradley's two young children are asking when is dad
public visitation will be held Thursday, November
3rd from 5:30 - 7 p. m. at the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter Day Saints, 12951 N. 83 rd Avenue,
services are Friday, at 10 a. m. at Christ's Church of the
Valley, 7007 W. Happy Valley Road, Peoria.
Interment immediately following the service at
Phoenix Memorial Park, 200 West Beardsley Road, Phoenix.
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Bradley Jones will not be forgotten.
Glendale Police Sgt. Jeff Turney with his son
at Wednesday evening's candlelight in honor of
Fallen Glendale Police Officer Bradley Jones.
It was a time to remember.
He will be remembered for generations.
He loved being a police officer.
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Danninger lights candles held by relatives of
One lit candle soon became hundreds as
family, friends, and community came together to
remember Officer Bradley Jones.
found the love of his life in Cindy.
Lt. Frank Balkcom, Bradley’s Shift Lieutenant,
said that Bradley Jones was a man of courage, honor and
Aaron Victor was Bradley’s immediate Supervisor. He and Bradley's peers know there will never be another
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Jones leaves behind a young wife, Cindy, and two
young children under the age of 6.
in wearing a cap and black shirt on the far right.
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Jones, far right, is surrounded by family during
Wednesday's candlelight vigil.
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Bradley Jones' parents far right, Richard and
Shannon Jones, at Wednesday's candlelight vigil held
in their son's honor.
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Bradley Jones joins Sergeant Patrick Campbell
and Officer Anthony Holly... May he be
the last to go on this wall...
November 3, 2011
5:30 p.m. -
Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
12951 North 83rd Avenue
Peoria, AZ 85381
November 4, 2011
Christ’s Church of the Valley
7007 West Happy Valley Road
Peoria, AZ 85383
immediately following the services:
200 West Beardsley Road
Phoenix, AZ 85027