Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective William Lee Brewer

Clermont County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, February 2, 2019

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Reflections for Detective William Lee Brewer

To all the family and friends of Detective Brewer, I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort,hope and peace from God.

Pam
Wife of Lt. Kevin Clyde Mainhart EOW 5/11/2017

June 19, 2019

What a tragic death, i've never met you Mr. Brewer but i truely respect you sir, i hope you are up there being yourself and looking down on us all. God bless you, and your family. Rest in peace, Detective. You will never be forgotten.

Andrew C. Howard #132

May 28, 2019

Never met you Detective. But the morning we heard of your lose to a real nut job we cried at our house. Your Sheriff is flying the thin blue line flag in your honor in front of the office.
Lost of us will watch over your son so you can rest well.
God Bless Your Family …..

T Dountz #170

May 17, 2019

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 whose 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

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

April 14, 2019

Detective Brewer was a dear friend of mine and I miss him everyday. I just want to say thank you to everyone who took the time to leave their very kind words. Bill was a very special person who would stop everything he was doing to make sure everyone else was taken care of. He was the father we all want to be to our children and the husband we wish we could be to our significant other.

Detective Sean Schubert
Clermont County Sheriff's Office

April 11, 2019

God Speed Brother

Deputy Tim Duvall
Boyd County KY Sheriffs Department

April 7, 2019

So Sorry for the loss, I pray that GOD will watch over the family and fellow officers that served with this officer. May God give some sense of peace. We all lose when a LEO falls. Take hope in the fact they are now patrolling Heavens Streets. Again my deepest regrets for the loss.

B.J.Umbenhower
D.A.V. CHAPTER 11 Springfield, Missouri Color Guard.
Son of Chief of Police.Deceased
Their watch is over, now they patrol in Heaven.

March 20, 2019

I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice although that doesn't seem to be enough. You will not be forgotten. Deepest sympathy to your friends, family and coworkers. RIP.

Marie C
NJ Citizen

March 19, 2019

RIP American Hero

Ed McConnell Asst Chief of Police Ret.
OPD

March 10, 2019

Thanks for your service Detective Brewer and rest in peace.

Police Officer Ahmed Danso-Faried
City of White Plains Police Department

March 7, 2019

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.
author unknown

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department

March 3, 2019

God bless you brother. Rest easy, we’ll take it from here.

Corrections Officer Bryant Byers
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (Ohio)

February 23, 2019

Detective Brewer,

May you rest in the arms of God and may God be with your family.

Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

February 10, 2019

God bless you Detective Brewer, the Clermont County Sheriffs Department, and your family. Rest easy brother we have the watch from here.

Patrol Officer Brian Thompson
Reading PD Ohio

February 10, 2019

Thank-you for your service and your sacrifice. Thank-you for being willing to lay down your life so that those of us who remain can live in safety and peace. I grieve for the loss your family and friends are feeling, and I pray that they will feel the love and support of the community.
~ Great love has no one than this than to lay down his life for his friends.

Freya Fitzpatrick
Mother of a police officer

February 9, 2019

Avenue of the Fallen

Standing at attention in their class “A“uniforms, badges gleaming and shoes like glass, are your brothers and sisters of Law Enforcement. All of whom have previously paid the ultimate price.
Today, like many others, they welcome you to this wonderful place.
As you march down the Avenue of the Fallen, all eyes focus on you as if to say “it’s OK, you’re with your eternal partners.”
A salute is followed and a tear can be seen on so many faces.
Welcome, you served well.
Now come join us in the ranks, another is coming home.
Officer Jim Weaver (#11452), Los Angeles Police Department retired
12-25-2010

Jim Weaver
Jerome County Sheriff (Retired)

February 9, 2019

To the family of Detective William Brewer, friends, Sheriff Robert S. Leahy and the Clermont County Sheriff's Office.
You are lifted up in heart, thought and prayers. May God comfort, hold you close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding to keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service.
"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him should not parish but have everlasting life." John 3:16 / "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God." Matthew 5:9

Patrolman A.S. Batson
CH / OB PD
Goldsboro, NC

February 8, 2019

On behalf of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard, we send our deepest sympathies and condolences. R.I.P. Detective Brewer, may God bless you and keep you. May God comfort your family, friends and all our brothers and sisters with the Clermont County Sheriff's Office. May God wrap you in his loving arms and grant your family and friends strength, comfort and peace during this difficult time. we will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers my brother. Please know that you and your service will never be forgotten. Fidelis Ad Mortem my brother as we remain Standing Tall For Those who Have Fallen. We have the watch from here.

Corporal James Barth
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard, Tampa, Fla.

February 7, 2019

So sad to read this tragic news.
My thoughts with your department and the Officers family and friends. RIP Hero

Ian Danks
Retired police officer.

February 7, 2019

Detective Brewer was a wonderful man who served our community for a long time, he is gone but will never be forgotten. I hope he can see down, and see how the community and law enforcement has come together in the thousands in support. Rest In Peace detective.

Good friend
Friend

February 7, 2019

Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Paul Schanno
Minnesota Dept.of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

February 6, 2019

God speed brother! Thank you for your service.

Police Officer III Edna Veloz
Los Angeles Police Department

February 6, 2019

My condolences to the family and friends of Detective William Brewer. Losing a loved one is always difficult. Please take comfort in Jesus words found at John 5:28,29 where he said that there would be a resurrection. Just think of the time when we will see our loved ones again, in paradise conditions, here on earth. Once again, I am sorry for your lost.

Cpl. William Stanback (Retired)
Pennsylvania State Police

February 6, 2019

Rest in peace Detective Brewer. My thoughts & prayers are with your family, friends, and the CCSO.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

February 6, 2019

Brewer family and friends may God grant you all with a speedy healing. Det.Brewer thank you for your Dedicated Service to your Community and to your Department. Most of all thank you for you Ultimate Sacrifice in the Line of Duty.

Res.Sgt Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls Police Dept.
Cuyahoga Falls,Oh

February 5, 2019

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