Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Captain Neville Stanley Kealii Colburn

Honolulu Police Department, Hawaii

End of Watch Monday, February 23, 2015

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Reflections for Captain Neville Stanley Kealii Colburn

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 7, 2018

May his soul forever rest in peace in Heaven. May God bless his three daughters, mother and brother.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired.
New York State Police

July 19, 2018

Neville was a classmate of mine. I always remember for being upbeat and ready for any test or challenge.

MPO1 (former)
Honolulu Police Department

July 18, 2018

John 5:28,29 "for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". My this scripture bring comfort to the family and colleagues of Capt. Colburn. You are in my prayers.

Lem Toatley Dispatcher
Orlando Police

November 24, 2015

RIP, Sir. Thank you sir for your service and loyalty to LE. God bless you for your dedication. We pray for your family, family of blue, and your friends. I'm here if anyone would like to contact me. God Bless you all during this difficult time.

Wife of Sgt. Roy Gonzalez,EOW 7-15-2005
Shelley Gonzalez

November 8, 2015

Rest in peace Captain Colburn

Officer Joseph Bresette
Galesville Police Department (WI)

November 4, 2015

May the Lord welcome you to your rest. May He give your family peace and comfort in this time if loss.

Michael Hunt PO9/retired
Honolulu Police Dept

August 5, 2015

"Blue Spirited Watch"

Even though the many Law Enforcement Officers from all of our Neighboring Countries around this world have Fallen and Ended their Watch.

Their Devoted Spirits have Risen and are now carrying on their destinies up above in Heaven while awaiting to be rejoined in the distant future by the ones they love.

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Richard "Jafa" Oddy
IPA US (Associate)

August 2, 2015

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of Captain Neville Colburn during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May God help heal their aching hearts. Rest in peace, Captain Colburn.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04

May 24, 2015

Thank you sir.

Karen Gaspar, Police Recruit
Long Beach Police Department

May 23, 2015

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and co workers of this brave officer. Rest in peace.

Sheriff Ray Foster
Buchanan County Sheriffs Office

May 4, 2015

Many years have passed since I saw you as a little boy. I remember your sense of humour which was obviously still strong. You have had so many wonderful things said about you which makes me incredibly proud. What a life you have lead. You are in my thoughts and although there are many miles between us know you where thought of often. Linda xx

Kei a koe aku moi

Linda Rosson
Cousin, New Zealand

April 29, 2015

Rest in peace brother, we have the watch now. Thank you for your many years of service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Captain Colburn during this time of tragic and sudden loss.

Sr. Ptlmn (Retired) Donnie Meaders
Wewoka (OK) Police Department

April 18, 2015

Rest In Peace Captain Colburn

Civilian supporter and future LEO
Lorain, Ohio

March 29, 2015

Rest In Peace Brother

Steve Yancey
Forest Hill Police Department, TX

March 26, 2015

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO! May God
Give the family and friends the strength and faith to deal with this tragic loss. Words can not express my sorrow!

"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 BMI © 1993 - All Rights Reserved

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

March 24, 2015

Thank you for your service Captain. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family, and your law enforcement family.
-Police Unity Tour Team CSPD
"We Ride For Those Who Died"

Police Unity Tour - Team CSPD
Coral Springs Police Department, FL

March 24, 2015

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Captain Colburn. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Honolulu Police Department.

Scott Horne U.S. Postal Inspector
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

March 23, 2015

Our thoughts and prayers go out to family and friends of this fallen Officer. We thank you for your service. May God rest your soul. We will never forget.

Officer Edwin Lara / Division 9
Cook County Sheriffs Office, IL- Honor Guard

March 23, 2015

God bless you, and your family.
Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Paul Schanno- Honor Guard Member
State of MN Dept. of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

March 22, 2015

Our deepest sympathy to the dear family and friends of Captain Kealii-Colburn. RIP Sir!

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, Military Police, Trafic Unit

March 22, 2015

RIP Captain Colburn. Thank you for many years of service & dedication to LE. May God be with your Family & all LE.

Former Trooper Ken R. Bays
Virginia State Police

March 22, 2015

God Bless and Godspeed.

Lisa B.
GEORGIA CIVILIAN LE SUPPORTER

March 21, 2015

R.I.P. BROTHER Colburn!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

March 20, 2015

RIP my fellow Brother in Blue. My prayers are with the family, friends, and co-workers. Rest easy now Sir, we have the watch from here.

Retired Detective Don Vine #5896
Phoenix Police Department

March 20, 2015

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