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Deputy Sheriff Jonathan D. Wallace | Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Florida Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff

Jonathan D. Wallace

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch: Wednesday, November 28, 2007
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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Jonathan D. Wallace

 

Your watch is ended. May our Heavenly Father watch over your family and friends during this tragic time? May your soul walk carefully and proudly into everlasting life. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in God’s peace my friend, you deserve it. These are "American Heroes" who just yesterday were women and men just doing their job!

REV

Chaplain Michael Grinnals
Camillus Police Department
November 29, 2007

Matthew 5:9 - Blessed are the Peace Makers, for they shall be called the children of God.

Thank you for your service and may your family know you are loved beyond human understanding, in your new home.

Pat Locke, Federal Agent
US Postal Inspectors, Grand Rapids, MI
November 29, 2007

What a tragedy. My thoughts and prayers go out to all those involved in this horrible incident. Rest in peace, Deputy Wallace.

Linda Lamm - LEO wife and sister of
Jay Balchunas EOW 11.05.04
November 29, 2007

We extend our heart-felt condolences to the family and fellow-officers of Deputy Jonathan Wallace. In your pain and grief you can be proud that, young as he was, he gave his life in service to his community. "Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends"; Jonathan and all policemen are truly the friends of their community.

civilians Tim & Louise Spencer
November 29, 2007

I'm sorry for you loss.
Susie Cross
Barling, AR

Susie Cross
Sister of Police Officer
November 29, 2007

REST IN PEACE ALL OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AND YOUR AGENCY. THANKS FOR ALL YOU DID.

johnny
citizen
November 29, 2007

May God give you the strength needed to face the days ahead.

Barbara Moreland Bagby
Sister of Patrolman Michael Moreland, end of watch July 21, 1978
November 29, 2007

The citizens of Palm Beach County have lost a hero. May you rest in peace.

PO Richard Eckert
Town of Chester PD
November 29, 2007

It is with my utmost deepest sympathy that I express
my somber feelings at the death of one of our "finest" who has fallen but never down. May you rest in arms of our eternal Father, for your Watch is over and now may you rest
ever in peace. Thank you for your service. A job well done.

Margaret S. Hood
Citizens Watch
November 29, 2007

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Deputy Wallace in this difficult time. Godspeed Brother!

Mark Schilli
DEA-St. Louis
November 29, 2007

Rest in peace, brother.

Badge 195
Winston-Salem Police, NC
November 29, 2007

Dep. Wallace, my family will never forget your service.

Sgt. Robert Tabers
1175th MP Company in St. Louis, St. Louis County DSN 2966 retired
November 29, 2007

10-42 Deputy Wallace.... We will take the watch from here.

PO 1
JCCPD
November 29, 2007

.....there are no words , brother rest.....we have the watch from here..............

off. val pickens
b'ham pd / b'ham , al
November 29, 2007

What a tragic way to loose 2 of our own but it shows how dangerous our jobs really are! Rest in Peace.

Cpl. Larry LaMee
LaGrange GA PD
November 29, 2007

On behalf of the 5,200 members of the American Association of State Troopers (AAST), we extend our sincere condolences to Deputy Wallace’s family as well as the members of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. AAST members throughout the United States know first hand what all of you are going through right now. We will continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Ken Howes, Executive Director
American Association of State Troopers
November 29, 2007

My GOD bless you and your family... your sevice to your country, county and state will never be forgoten... Rest In Peace Brother you've earned it.

A1C Zachary Douglas
USAF Security Forces
November 29, 2007

MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. YOUR A TRUE HERO. YOU WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN.

OFFICER
CLEARWATER PD
November 29, 2007

To the family and friends of Officer Wallace ~

I pray for each of you to find the strength to get through these next few days. I hope that you will find peace and comfort in each other. The sacrifice made will never be forgotten.

Much love and prayers,
Chrissy Henley

Chrissy Henley, Surviving Spouse
William A Henley, Suffolk VA PD, EOW 3/19/05
November 29, 2007

God bless you and your family

Detective
Cranford Police Dept (NJ)
November 29, 2007

"The Badge"
He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.
He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.
Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.
He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.
His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.
He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.
And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.
But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.
Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.
Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.
So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.
In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.
Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.
Written By:
David L. Bell
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC
November 29, 2007

Greater love hath no man than to laydown his life for another.

You are a hero! Patrol the streets of Gold my brother! Godspeed.

Officer P. Brothers
Kissimmee Police Department
November 29, 2007

I might be retired but deep down I will always be a cop. I bleed every time we lose an officer. This is home. Rest in peace brother. May God give you your reward in heaven and may the Lord give strenth to your family and the family of the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

Robert Frank
Retiered D/S PBC
November 29, 2007

Jonathan,
You gave the ultimate sacrifice, one that will never be forgotten. May the Lord be with your loved ones who will always feel comfort knowing that you will be watching over them from above. Godspeed my brother.

Deputy Sheriff
DPS- Sheriff Division Hawaii
November 29, 2007

I did not personally know Deputy Wallace, but we are brothers of the badge and our chosen profession. He died with my friend. He died with honor doing a job that many don't understand. It is with tremendous sadness that I place a mourning band over my badge today in memory of my friend and Deputy Wallace. Rest in peace Brother.

"To fight when others fold, Pursue while others retreat, Conquer while others quit, and make right when all else is wrong."

Police Officer Steven Sawyers #421
Monroe Police Department (NC)
November 29, 2007

 
 

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