September 18, 2013

Rodney Jones - Law Enforcement - Michigan

Police Officer Rodney Jones, age 49, died on September 14, 2013, in Flint, Michigan.

Rodney was a member of the Detroit Police Department. He had 28 years of service.

He was representing the Detroit Police Department during a police motorcycle training and skills competition event at the annual Bikes on the Bricks in Flint, Michigan.

He was performing maneuvers on his department motorcycle on South Saginaw Street when he suddenly stopped and fell to the ground. He was immediately treated by nearby paramedics and transferred to Hurley Medical Center, where he passed away due to an undisclosed medical condition.

The Detroit Police Department is in mourning over the sudden passing of their brother. He will be greatly missed.

His nickname was Hot Rod to his buddies.

Police officials stated that Rodney helped train the next generation of motor officers, 
and made a lot of friends along the way.

Family members stated that he loving trying to make a difference in the community. He
Michael, Archangel, Patron Saint of the
Police, pray for Rodney
was a humble, helpful and caring police officer and gentleman.

Comrades stated that he was a big brother to everyone. He was a jokester. He was always there for you 24/7.

Rodney is survived by many loving friends and relatives including his wife, Mone Jones, and son, Kalon.

Thank you for your service to the public, Rodney.

Pray for all who die suddenly. They are with us one moment and gone the next. Amen.

Pray that Rodney is in heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

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