Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Master Police Officer Jeremiah Montgomery Goodson, Jr.

Lumberton Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Tuesday, July 17, 2012

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Reflections for Master Police Officer Jeremiah Montgomery Goodson, Jr.

I am a criminal justice student from Mission Hills High School all the way in San Marcos, CA. I wanted to thank Officer Goodson for his service, and protecting the good people of this world. I wish his family is still strong and well. May Officer Goodson rest in peace.

Lizette Alvarado
Mission Hills High School

May 9, 2014

I am a criminal justice student from Mission Hills High School all the way in San Marcos, California and I just wanted to thank Officer Goodson for his service, and protecting the good people of this world. You will forever be remembered by me. Bless his family and may he Rest In Peace.

Lizette Alvarado
Mission Hills High School

May 8, 2014

Officer Goodson we the Battle of the Badges Law Enforcement Basketball tournament will be honoring you at the 2014 4th Annual MLK Holiday Law Enforcement Basketball Tournament January 17 & 18 in Durham,NC. Have invited your have wife and the kids.

Master Officer Jerome R. Hall
Wake County Sheriff Office-Detention Services Disciplinary Hearing Off

December 16, 2013

Officer Goodson,
Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice. During my travels today I happened to stop in Lumberton at the Chick-Fil-A near I-95. I saw a portrait of a horse drawn funeral procession, that was obviously law enforcement related, proudly displayed at the entrance of the restaurant. I asked a young employee about the portrait and he told me about your sacrifice and recited your name without hesitation. It was obvious to me that you must have played, and still play, an important role in your community. I want your family to know you are not forgotten and still positively thought of in your community.

Rest in Peace


July 26, 2013

My Brother, I will Honorably and humbly represent you during the Unity Tour (2013).
May God bless you and your family.

Police Officer Carlos R. Cusatti
Jacksonville Sheriffs Office

April 4, 2013

I can still remember that day hearing the call come over the radio of "Officer Down". It is a day I will never forget. You made the ultimate sacrifice. As I begin my career as a Law Enforcement Officer I will take your spirt with me to work everyday. You will never be forgotten and I will see you again one day. R.I.P Jeremiah M. Goodson Jr. You are now clear for 10-42.

Matthew 5:9
Blessed are the peacemaker: for they shall be called the children of God.

Law Enforcemnt Officer in Robeson County

January 21, 2013

As we start a new year(2013), your service and sacrifice will always be remembered.
Rest in Peace my Brother.

To my active duty Brothers and Sisters, PLEASE STAY SAFE!

Master Senior Investigator Cardell L. Dobbins #188 (Ret.)
Illinois Secretary of State Department of Police District 01, Region 01

January 1, 2013

Thank you for your service and helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

November 5, 2012

I am trying to get a Bridge in Lumberton, NC named after Jeremiah M. Goodson. I have started an on line petition to show public support. Please take a few seconds to sign the petition.

Thank you

Det. S. Larson
Fayetteville Police Officer

October 30, 2012

HANK YOU and your family for your ultimate scarifice. In protecting our home.

Susie Welch Hansen
descendant of Henry Berry Latta SC

September 19, 2012

We honor your service to your community as a law enforcement officer and 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 Jeremiah was killed. May his loved ones continue to be supported by their law enforcement family and other police survivors. Our family grieves with you and for you. To his family, you are in my heart's embrace today.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the distinguished service Master Officer Goodson gave to his community and the citizens of my home state of North Carolina, and the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on July 17, 2012.

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

September 15, 2012

Officer Goodson,
You went above and beyond the call of duty in attempting to get this perpetual felon off the street. We all mourn the loss of another hero but may you watch over us from on high. God bless your family and fellow officers during this tragic time and let them reflect on the husband, father, son and officer they knew and loved.

Sgt D. Bowler
Los Angeles Police Department

September 11, 2012

I learned of your passing this past Friday @ Lumberton HS football game. You were honored by all the citizens you swore to protect. In speaking to Off. Will Hinson, you will live in their hearts forever. Rest in peace brother, you are a hero.

Trooper Bill Bender (ret)
New York State Police

September 9, 2012

MPO Goodson,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lumberton. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy. You sir, are a true Police Officer-you were off-duty and didn't have to do anything but you did-that says it all about the type of man that you are.


U.S. Border Patrol

August 29, 2012

Rest in peace my Brother!
"Blessed are the Peacemakers; for they shall be called the children of God." Matthew 5:9

Retired Special Agent

August 18, 2012

i miss seeing your face , texting you, watching you pig out at our family gatherings i miss u protecting me as you have since we were able to walk. i love and miss you your the first thing on my mind and the last i miss my brother / cuzin. were suppose to grow old together so our kids can have a bond like ours that was broken way to soon.

Brandy Marks

August 15, 2012

Dear God,

May memories of this fallen brother comfort friends and family during this difficult time.

God Bless us all.

JD Goff
Bartow Police Department, Bartow Florida

August 15, 2012

To this day, I am still absolutely floored how the city of Lumberton and many out-of-towners , paid the well deserved respect and dignity to this brave, fallen soldier. It still brings tears to my eyes to think of what his wife must be going through, as well as the entire family. If I could say one thing to this beautiful family,it would be to remain strong, to pray together, to love each other and to be there for the precious little ones who were robbed of the opportunity to grow up with their father. May God continue to keep this family.

Alice Faye Baldwin

August 6, 2012

God Bless you P/O Goodson, thank you for your sacrifice!

May God bless your entire family and give them strength and comfort during their time of need!

Your family can and will always be proud of your selfless dedication!

Rest in Peace!

True Blue Friend
Retired PPD

August 6, 2012

May Jesus wrap his arms around the Goodson family,
and may they know he is safely with our Lord & Saviour.
He gave his life so others could live, what a great sacrifice!
He will be missed by all who knew him.
Continuing to pray for the family every day, that God will give them peace.

Marie Taylor
some one who cares

August 5, 2012

jeremiah i miss you at the dinner table i miss playing cops an robbers in my house in bpt,ct. i miss volley ball in the yard man did you beat me! i miss praticeing firearms in hobbsville,nc. i miss your wit i miss your charm most of all i miss you, i will take care of our family until we meet again

Bandele A Codrington (BANDY)
father in law

August 1, 2012

May you rest in peace and your family be taken care of. I never worked with you but my great grandfather is also on this memorial. Law enforcement flows heavy in my blood and I respect each and everyone that is involved.. Officer Goodson just know that we have it from here and you may now rest

Anna Williams
Cumberland County Sheriffs Office NC

July 30, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, co-workers, and agency of this warrior who was taken from us far too soon. We will carry on for you…

SGT Mike Allen (Retired)
California Highway Patrol

July 28, 2012

Rest easy Brother, we will take it from here.

Cpl. Mike Broadwell
Greenville Police Dept. NC

July 27, 2012

I have been reflecting so much on how we came up in church together. As I sat in your funeral services, I thought about how you would always say you were going to do it big in life and you spoke it into existance because you did it. My payers are with your family because I know that they are good faith people. I will forever remember you and your legacy. I am a veteran of the U.S.Army, and they did a great job with your memorial. Love and Peace be multiplied unto you. God be with your family!

Tonya Washington-Fulton and family
Family Friend, Grew up together

July 27, 2012

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