Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Correctional Officer Brent W. Lumley

Arizona Department of Corrections, Arizona

End of Watch Friday, March 7, 1997

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Reflections for Correctional Officer Brent W. Lumley

I barely knew you but you had a huge impact on me. I followed you by working your unit for a couple years. The impact you had and still have on all officers who work there is too huge to put into words. you are continually missed.

Sgt Chris Allen
ASPC Perryville. RET.

March 9, 2006

Thank you for your service.May you Rest in Peace.

March 7, 2006

Thank you for your sacrifice. Thank you for the protection of the public, and your fellow officers. You are a true hero.

Love, and respect,
James Cole

Parole Officer James Cole
Az Dept of Corrections

December 15, 2005

You were a professional and a true model of what a correctional officer should be. You are missed and God Bless you and your family.

Mike Stewart

Former ASPC-Perryville officer.
Adelanto School District.

November 2, 2005

Brent, I will never forget working with you that day while I was assigned to Kitchen #25, and you were on Bldg.26's yard. God Bless you and your family, and I will always remember.

L.P.S. P.Mancini
Federal Bureau of Prisons

October 7, 2005

You changed my life and the way I do my job. The images of your family on the day of your family will remain etched in my memory. I pray for your family.

COIII Mooney

August 4, 2005

Officer Lumley,

We stand as one in the sad death of any Officer that is willing to put their lives on the line to keep the public safe. Thank You for your service and God bless!!!

Correctional Officer
California Department Of Corrections

June 10, 2005

Lynn Kole
WA state

January 19, 2004

Officer Lumley:

YOU are in our thoughts daily, as we do our duty to the State of Arizona. Your sacrifice inspires us all to "do it right."

Every day we put on that uniform we know that we may not return, but we go anyway. We squash our fears so others will not be afraid.

You will be missed Brent. For now, we'll all do uor best, and someday, we'll all be together again.


November 26, 2003

You are still in our hearts, gone but not forgotten.

Eric M. Bruss #2181 - Federal Police Officer
U.S. Dept. Of Veterans Affairs Police Department
Houston, TX Campus & Old Perryville TSU Yard Dog.

Eric Bruss #2181 - Police Officer
V.A. Campus Police - Houston

October 20, 2003

Officer Brent Lumley was a true hero. He was one of those officers who played jokes and always kept his partners on their toes. His badge number is #2266 and it will forever remain on the back of my badge. To those who knew him he will never be forgotten. For those who didn't know him you would have been a better person for having known him. Forever in our hearts.

COII C. Starr#8465
Arizona DOC

The Officer's stood and faced God,
Which must always come to pass.
They hoped their shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as their brass.

"Step forward now, Officers.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"

The men squared their shoulders and
The Policeman spoke first
"No, Lord, I guess We ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges
can't always be a saint.

We've had to work most Sundays,
and at times our talk was rough,
and sometimes we've been violent,
Because the streets are tough.

The Corrections Officer then added,
But we never took a penny,
That wasn't ours to keep...
Though we worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.

And we never passed a cry for help,
Though at times we shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive us,
We've wept unmanly tears.

Together they say,
We know We don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted us around
Except to calm their fear.

If you've a place for us here, Lord,
It needn't be so grand.
We never expected or had too much,
But if you don't...We'll understand.

There was silence around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the Officers waited quietly,
For the judgment of their God.

"Step forward now, Officers,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."


Officer Lumley,

Your sacrifice was remembered today, rest in peace. I surely hope that those responsible for the cowardly attack on you have paid the ultimate price.

Sgt George Erdel
MCAS Beaufort, SC Military Police

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