James D. Ponder HPROA Member, James D. Ponder passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. He joined the Department as a member of Police Academy Class #30 that started on May 25, 1964. Officer Ponder served Park Place until he transferred to the Helicopter Division in 1972. He retired on January 26, 2002, while assigned to the Air Support Division. Officer Ponder is survived by his wife, Linda Ponder, only son, Jason T. Ponder, age 42, and grandson, Jesse David Ponder.
The Family will hold a private Celebration of life service.