Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Jermaine Anthony Gibson

Cathedral City Police Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, March 19, 2011

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Reflections for Police Officer Jermaine Anthony Gibson

Hey J.

Woke up this morning thinking about the times you made everyone smile in our shift. The time Jessica and my wife met (both pregnant). I know you didn't know at the time, but I had never been fishing until the day you and Barkley invited me. We were out on the lake all day and didn't catch anything haha... Feels like it was JUST yesterday. I miss you dearly bro....

Jerry Martinez
co-worker

May 5, 2017

Wow can't believe it's been 5 years...we still miss you all the time. Your namesake is making you proud and keeping his partner safe. I know you're looking down and keeping an eye on them during their shifts. Rest in Peace friend.

Lauren
CCPD family

March 18, 2016

I still remember the day I received the phone call, just like I remember those days of high school with you so long ago. You were always very upbeat and happy. RIP

A. Tam, Dispatch
Federal Police

June 20, 2015

As a new Police Officer and Marine Corps veteran, Your faithful service is an inspiration-Semper Fidelis Brother!

Officer Chris Nagle, Palm Springs PD

May 11, 2015

Rest In Peace

Police Officer Dante' Daniels
Cincinnati Police Department

March 19, 2015

We went to Pinole Valley High School and you always talked abou going into military and law enforcement. You will be missed brother, as I contuniue in the service I shall remember you every time I put on my badge.

Officer Recruit. Altoris Marinez
High School Friend

October 2, 2014

Thinking of you ! You are missed ! Very proud to have known you and worked with you! Rest in Peace, Jermaine!

Noretta Barker
Rialto PD

March 20, 2014

The other day I was watching an old episode of "COPS" featuring Rialto Police. You appeared in that episode. When I saw you, I could not help but remember you and all the times you made me laugh...llterallly brought me to tears with laughter! Well Jermaine, just wanted to let you know alot of us havent forgotten you. You are missed. Rest in Peace!

G. RICO Volunteer
Rialto Police Department

May 31, 2013

Visited you two days ago, brother, on your anniversary. Hard to believe it's been 2 years already. I miss you all the time, every day... my EOW tattoo a constant reminder, as well as the pictures in my home and my son who bears your name. I shared an "us" laugh with E the other day - we don't laugh like that any more since you were taken - and we never laughed like that with anyone else. I'm at a loss brother, I still can't believe you're gone... I want to pick up the phone and call you, just to hear your laugh and you to tell me "let me call you right back", both of us knowing "right back" will be 2 to 5 days later. You are forever in our hearts and minds, Jermaine. I love you, brother.

Brian Brisco
Best Friend

March 22, 2013

hey buddy it will be three years tomorrow, we all miss you. theres not a day that goes by that we dont miss you. you were a great friend, cop and best friend, i miss you dearly. see you soon brother!

mike!
family friend

March 18, 2013

2 funerals in 2 weeks for fallen Officers brings to mind how life can just end before you least expect it. Every time I hear about an officer pass it always takes me back to that awful night you left us to go to a better place. I know we should all take comfort in knowing you are in a better place but I can't help and be selfish wishing you were here with Jess and Jr. So much has happened and so much has changed. I know how much JD misses you. It breaks my heart every time he needs a friend and you are not around. You were the only true friend he ever had and he misses you so much. I know you are watching from above and it pains me to know that you are sorely missed. Just know that you are not forgotten and that you are always present in our hearts and our minds. We visit you often and speak of you always so that everyone will remember you and the awesome person that you were. Keep watch over us until we met again. Missing you and thinking of you...

DD
Family Friend

February 21, 2013

R.I.P. Jermaine, I remember seeing you around the city always saying hi to random people making sure they would have a great day. I could never forget the day i heard about your accident. Wondering if everyone involved was ok, not knowing all the details. I remember the next day at the academy, there was a gloom around the room. A feeling of sorrow from everyone there including some who knew you personally. Much love and respect brother. I know your up there watching over all your brothers and sisters in blue.

Friend

February 3, 2013

Officer Gibson,
I look forward to honoring you, your family and your department tomorrow night with the police academy recruits of Palomar College Police Academy Class 21. Our academy has dedicated this entire year to your honor. We are forever grateful for your sacrifice.

Semper Fidelis!

Lee Martin, Police Academy Coordinator
Public Safety Training Center

December 11, 2012

Just wanted you to know we always think about you around here Jermaine. You are never far from our hearts. Please continue to look over Matt as he continues to do the work you two LOVED so much....

Angela
Police wife

August 22, 2012

Happy 30th Birthday J Gibbs! I am so thankful you visited me in a dream last night. I woke up on this hard day with a smile on my face. Thank you for that. I needed it. I know you are in heaven, making everyone up there laugh but God, how I wish I could hear your laugh right now. I wish we could be driving like old times listening to Case, trying to sing. I still laugh thinking about the first time we went to the pier together. I had a coughing spell and couldn't stop. You just laughed at me the whole time. If we could rewind time, I would stop and re live everyday I had with you. Today, I looked at pictures. Yes, I cried. Jermaine, I miss you. Now, when madden comes out every year in August who can I buy the game for??? That was always the only thing you wanted every year. Just know... I hold so many moments so close to my heart and at times I play them over and over just to feel close to you again. Again, happy birthday jermaine. I love you.

A dear friend...

August 4, 2012

It still doesn't seem real. No matter how many times I've heard your name called out at the memorials this month - Sacramento, D.C., Riverside... and even CPCA in March - I still expect to see your name on my phone when it rings. I miss your laugh and jokes, our conversations about anything and everything...

Brian Brisco

May 25, 2012

Jermaine, my Brother. I miss you. You are my friend and my partner. I want to thank you for all your help. I had a lot of seniority on you but you had so much more knowledge and abilities. We all loved having you on our team, you brought life and laughter to Law Enforcement.

We will meet again someday.

Patrol
CCPD

May 23, 2012

I ran in honor of you at the Law Enforcement Memorial 5k... Rest in Peace and thank you for your dedication and sacrifice

Agent Case
Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services

May 12, 2012

Thank you for your excellent work, bravery and service. You have been and will continue to be missed.

DDA Lauren Donovan
Riverside County District Attorney's Office

March 19, 2012

God Bless you, Sir. I want your family to know that, even though this is probably the toughest day of the year, you are not forgotten, and they are not alone...Rest in Peace and thank you for your dedication and sacrifice

Kimberly Towey
Surviving daughter

March 19, 2012

You are honored today Sir, RIP

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

March 19, 2012

It is almost a year since your un-timely death and on this date, I just learned that I have the distinct honor of riding for you during the 2012 Police Unity Tour bicycle ride from New Jersey to Washington DC. The Unity Tour is an Awareness ride that celebrates that Heros like Jermaine Gibson, who unselfishly gave their lives in the line of duty.

I give his family and friends my sincere condolences as the first year anniversary is almost upon us.

Ptl. Anthony P Dellatacoma #319
Middletown Twp Police Department, NJ

March 14, 2012

"How to Save a Life" .... you come to mind every time I hear it play. May it continue to play on the radio for years to com. It's a tribute to you. God Bless You.

A NORCAL FRIEND

February 29, 2012

Thank you for your service sir, my prayers go out to your family and child.

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

February 15, 2012

To the family and friends of Officer Jermaine Gibson, his fellow officers, and most especially to Jermaine:

We honor your service to your community as a law enforcement officer and to your country as a Marine who served in combat. My son was also your brother in green so I must bid you semper fi. You will always be remembered and revered. Rest in Peace.

On behalf of our entire family, I wish to extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Jermaine was killed in the line of duty. It is obvious he was well-loved by many and well-respected by his peers as reflected in the loving reflections left for him.

May his loved ones continued to be supported by their law enforcement family and other police survivors. Our family grieves with you and for you. To Jermaine's family, you are in my heart's embrace today. I share your anquish in losing a beloved family member which surely has to be life's greatest sorrow.

Yesterday was your family's first Christmas without you and we are also approaching your eow anniversary date. They are all in my thoughts and prayers during these difficult days.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the years of distinquished service Jermaine gave to his community and the citizens of California, and the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on March 19, 2011

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

December 26, 2011

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