On Oct. 23, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of an investigation of an alleged family violence incident involving off-duty Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan D. Jones. The investigation is ongoing, and is being conducted by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.
During the incident, Jones reportedly barricaded himself in his home, which turned into a standoff, according to Montgomery County Sheriff’s Officials. Jones allegedly shot himself, then exited the home before collapsing. Jones was immediately provided emergency medical care, and is at a hospital in stable condition
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Internal Affairs Unit is conducting an administrative investigation in accordance with civil service regulations and policy. Jones has been with the Sheriff’s Office for eight years and was assigned to West Patrol Division.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, the agency is committed to being a Professional, Accountable, Compassionate and Trusted law enforcement agency and will thoroughly investigate incidents involving any alleged misconduct.