Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Justin David Sollohub

Anniston Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Thursday, August 25, 2011

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Reflections for Police Officer Justin David Sollohub

My prayers for the family and friends.

MAD14kt
Citizen

August 25, 2011

St. Michael the Archangel
Defend us in Battle
be our defense against
the wickedness and snares of the Devil
May God Rebuke Him
We humbly Pray
and, You Oh! Prince of the Heavenly Host
Thrust into Hell Satan
and the other evil spirits
Who prowl about the Earth
for the Ruin of Souls.


Eternal Rest Grant unto Him Oh! Lord
and may the light of Perpetual Help Shine Upon Him
May his soul and all the souls of the Faithfully Departed
Through the Mercy of God
Rest in Peace

Brother of another fallen Officer
Phila Pa POlice

August 25, 2011

Our hearts and prayers go out to his family, co-workers, and friends. May God be with all of you during your grief and beyond.

Sergeant Lisa Weathers
Oxford Alabama Police Dept

August 25, 2011

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"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

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

August 25, 2011

i offer my sympathies and condolences to Officer Sollohub's family and friends.

Dee Ewing
just a concerned person

August 25, 2011

A fallen hero that's given the ultimate sacrifice will not be forgotten.. My condolences to the family,friends, and his department.

Tony, Deputy

August 25, 2011

May you Rest In Peace. Thank you for your service! You touched lives on a daily basis and you continue to make changes in people even in death! May God give your family and all your many friends comfort during this difficult time!

Thankful Citizen
Pell City

August 25, 2011

May God bless this young man for serving so bravely! May God also watch over his parents and surviving family in this hard time and grant them peace. Thanks you for your service and may you rest peacefully Officer Sollohub!

Officer Cline
Staunton Police Dept., Va

August 25, 2011

Rest in Peace brother, we will take the watch from here.

Police Officer
Town of Poughkeepsie, New York

August 25, 2011

So sad. Rest in peace, Officer Sollohub, and may God be with your family during this difficult time.

Brenda Anderson
Private Citizen, Georgia

August 25, 2011

It so sad to see a young officer with so much to live for, die in the line of duty, My prays go out to him , his family and his brothers and sisters of the dept he work for. God has a special mission for him, and needed Justin

P.O. Larry DeJoseph
retired NYCPD

August 25, 2011

Rest in peace, Officer Sollohub. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family and department at this sad time. Your service and sacrifice will not be forgotten. Mother of Milburn Beitel,III EOW 10/8/09 Las Vegas PD.

Anne Beitel
Mother of LODD Milburn Beitel,III

August 25, 2011

Thank you Officer Sollohub for your fine work and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in Anniston, AL. You are a true AMERICAN HERO!!!! My condolences to your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever, rest in peace, my brother...

Mitch Cheselka
Sergeant / CA-OR Retired

August 25, 2011

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