Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrol Officer Lewis D. Jones, Jr.

Forrest City Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Sunday, June 4, 2000

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Reflections for Patrol Officer Lewis D. Jones, Jr.

R.I.P. Thank you for your service

Sergeant DeVincenzo
SPCA Police

December 19, 2023

Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 8, 2020

Patrol officer jones, 20 years ago today you where brutally murdered. God bless you continue to rest in heavenly peace and thank you for your service

Mark Mottola

June 4, 2020

Rest in peace Patrol Officer Jones.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 6, 2020

Hey Lewis! My Friend! Boy how I miss chatting it up with you! It's been 19 yrs and you are still talked about! Met up with one of your old College buddies and we reminisced about the Westark days! In doing a career change I met someone from Forest City and it made me think about you! I know your holding it down in Heaven! Miss you much!

Shelly D Howard
Shelly Howard (Friend)

October 9, 2019

You are not forgotten my friend....

Lt Eddie Adamson (ret)
Forrest City Police Department

June 4, 2017

Heeey Lewis!!!!! U kno I miss U soooooo much!!!!!! Our friendship meant the world 2 me!!!!!!! Still does!!!!! Just want U 2 kno yesssss u r always on my mind!!!!!! I'm always Glarn @ ur pic!!!!! Feels like a dream!!!!! Miss Ur BYGGGGG PERSONALITY!!!!!! UR REALNESS!!!! UR GREAT PERSONALITY N LOVE!!!!!! KEEP FLIATN ON THOSE CLOUDS!!!!!!

Close FRYENDS/GodBro....MsHamm

July 15, 2015

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 4, 2015

I remember it like it was yesterday. I was putting something in the dryer & you came along & pushed me in it & turned it on , we were just talking about Rambo yesterday. Cant believe its been this long! RIP Uncle June, we love you

Jameria Jones

May 15, 2014

Its beens 13 years and it seems as if you just left us yesterday. I wish I would have listened to you those some odd 15 years were right and I see....I see you everyday....and all I can do is smile.....I miss you and know that you are watching and smiling as well......

CLose Friend

September 27, 2013

can t help but to smile tymes u r on my mind which is daily. Being a younglady then u tqught me to never settle for less n most of all to love myself, kno u c me as a fully grown woman today n smiln n walkn besided me daily. Always true luv!!!!

veriiiiiiiii close friend

May 7, 2013

There's not a day that goes by that i don't think about you. You always told me that you would look out for me and protect me and I feel you doing just that everyday. I miss you SO much and love you dearly. I get a constant reminder of you every day. ....RIL June. .

Very Close Friend

April 13, 2013

I have a photo of Lewis that meets me as I enter my office everyday to remind me of the seriousness of this job and how important it is for me to do all I can to help take care of those I am responsible for... I will never forget that night.

Eddie Adamson
Chief of Police
Chickasha, OK 7301
Guymon OK PD 10/2007-10/2012
Forrest City, AR PD 05/1991-10/2007

March 11, 2013

Lewis "June",
Just having one of those moments reflecting on our many many conversations and time together and how genuine you were...........
Remembering you and our years of very close friendship. I miss you tremendously. As you were, as you will always be dear and close to my heart. R.I.P. and R.I.L.


Close Friend

March 6, 2013

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 12th anniversary year 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 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.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your family and friends for sharing their memories and devotion to you through their reflections.

Rest In Peace.

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

November 16, 2012

I left Law Enforcement about 10 years ago, but went to the Police Academy with Lewis in 1997. I just learned of his death today after being invited to an online group of our class.

Please extend my best wishes to his family, friends and fellow officers. I have very good memories of Lewis and am very saddened to hear of the news, however late.

Todd Mills
Academy Classmate

February 19, 2012

im a change daddy i know what you wanted and im gone carry out your mission hope to be half the man you were love you


September 18, 2011

From the short time we've spent together, u have taught me sooo much. I will never forget u, n will always have respect for u.......For the record, I do love you!!!! Always have.......And I miss u.!!!

Yolanda Moore
close friend

July 14, 2011

His Judgment Day:
The officer stood and faced his God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shinning, Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, Officer, How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek To my church have you been true?"
The officer squared his shoulder and said, "No, Lord, I guess I aint, Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays, And at times my talk was rough, And sometimes I've been violent Because the streets are tough.
But I never took a penny That wasn't mine to keep.. Though I worked a lot of overtime, when the bills got too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help Though at times I shook with fear. And sometimes, God forgive me, I've wept an unmanly tear.
I know I don't deserve a place among the people here. They never wanted me around except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here, Lord, it needn't be so grand. I never expected or had too much, But if you don't...I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne, where the saints often trod. As the officer waited quietly for the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, Officer. You've borne your burdens well. Come walk a beat on heaven's streets, You've done your time in hell"

Author unknown

May God be with everyone

Motor officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano, Tx

September 6, 2010


You were a wonderful man. I am so sadden by the fact that you didn't live to see the wonderful young man that our son has grown to be. I know that you are watching over him. We miss you dearly, and not a day goes pass that you are not thought of. Till we meet again....

Tanya Kirkwood


September 11, 2009

RIP.You are not forgotten by those who knew and loved you.


March 4, 2009

June 4 2000 was the day apart of me died. My uncle (Lewis D.Sr.) raised us as sisters and brothers. Every year we would always make our family reunion reservations together so that one would make sure the other go. And everyday we would talk to each other so that one would know the other was alright. I remember 3 weeks before you got killed you told me life was to short to be miserable and unhappy to live life to the fullest. You discribed your funeral just like it was.Friday June 2 you told me that you were going to shoot me with a 9mm gun. Saturday June 3 you played dmx song one more road to cross one more step to take over and over again. You told me in so many ways that you was leaving me but I didn't figure it out until you were gone.I feel so along without him beside me. I miss him so much and I'm looking forward to seeing him again on the other side. I love you. Respect in Peace

Felicia M. Phillips Daniel
1st Cousin

November 3, 2008

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

Officer 11169

June 14, 2008



April 5, 2008

"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 © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

August 6, 2007

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