ANNIVERSARY OF OFFICER Thursday Marks Third Anniversary Of Charleston Police Officer's Death
Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Sep. 13, 2012 11:33 AM EDT
Updated: Sep. 13, 2012 11:45 AM EDT
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, Kanawha County
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Thursday marked the third anniversary of the death of Charleston Police Officer Jerry Jones.
Jones was killed by friendly fire following a police chase. The suspect, Brian Good, also was shot and killed.
Following the incident, then-Gov. Joe Manchin signed into law tougher penalties for those who run from law enforcement. “The Jerry Jones” Act increases prison time for those who flee from authorities in a case where an officer gets injured or killed.
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