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Police Officer J. Wafe Adams

Birmingham Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Wednesday, March 28, 1900

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Reflections for Police Officer J. Wafe Adams

Rest in peace Officer Adams.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 4, 2022

Officer Adams,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Birmingham.


United States Border Patrol

March 28, 2020

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

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

December 18, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 110th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

March 29, 2010


Van Den Berghe

February 26, 2008

On the anniversary of his death, we pause to honor and remember Officer Adams and acknowledge the ultimate sacrifice he paid.

May he never be forgotten.

Major D.W. Warren
Montgomery Police Dept. - Montgomery, AL

March 28, 2007

Off. Adams, your sacrifice will never be forgotten by your brothers and sisters in Birmingham blue.

Off. R. Dean Pesnell
Birmingham Police Department

January 18, 2007

Rest in Peace, Officer Adams. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

September 25, 2006

Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family, friends and all the members of the Birmingham Police Department. We were made safer by his service and we all suffer their tragic loss. The family of Officer Adams deserves our appreciation and gratitude for their sacrifice. No greater love has a man than the will to give his life for another. In the days to follow, may you be strengthened by the fact that Officer Adams is a man distinguished by exceptional courage and will always be admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. You, your family and your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Tom Doyle
Cary Police Department, North Carolina

May 25, 2006

No Officer that gave his life should be without reflection. "For those who pledge to uphold it, freedom requires a sacrifice the protected will never know."

January 4, 2004

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