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Police Officer Aubrey Wright Hawkins

Irving Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, December 24, 2000

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Reflections for Police Officer Aubrey Wright Hawkins

Today, Christmas Eve 2001, I find myself sitting here in front of my computer looking at the odmp on the first anniversary of Off. Hawkins' death. I had just retired after 27 years in the Miami Dade Police Department and learned, as I had learned before, that a brother in blue had been killed the day before Christmas. Again, as in the case which happened in our department on December 24, 1983, Officer Hawkins was killed by a bunch of mutant loosers, sub human animals who came to our country to inflict pain and suffering upon us, not to reach the American dream. Unfortinately, these illegals beasts are the recipients of concern and care by some who, to this day, bleed in sorrow for their disgraces.

Thanks God that the killer in Off. Hawkins' case has been sentenced to die.

To his wife Lori and his family, we all know Audry is watching over us and is able to hear our prayers for a safer place to live. In turn, Off. Hawkins is in a much better place, where justice and love are the norm.

Thanks for your sacrifice, brother Hawkins. Your death will not be in vain. Please, pray to God for the safe return home of your brothers and sisters who every day, three times a week, arrive at their stations for roll call, full of hopes and expectations for a safe shift, not knowing what the future has in stored for them.

Frank & Aleidy Piloto, Retired Deputy Sheriff
Miami Dade Police Department
1973-2000 ID# 3064

Frank A. Piloto, Jr. Retired
Miami Dade Police Department

Dear Aubrey,

When I saw the news broadcasts of your death on TV, I thought how sad it was, and what scum the suspect and his followers were. I also thought, how brave of that man! I felt bad for your wife, son and mother - months later there were still tears in their eyes. But I didn't feel the full effect of the death of an officer until June 11, 2001, when I got back from a summer vacation and received life-crumbling news.
One June 7th, 2001, my dear, sweet, wonderful, perfect friend Joey was accidentally shot and killed at the age of 27. I now know what it feels like to have a broken heart. I now know the pain of losing an officer, and I just want to tell your family how very, very, very sorry I am for their loss. Every holiday without someone who you loved and lost is heart-wrenching, and as we face this Christmas, I wish them the best of luck. I know that you are watching lovingly over them. God bless you, your family, friends, and all the "brothers in blue." Merry Christmas Aubrey.

In loving memory of Corporal Joseph Cushman
Beloved brother to so many and servant of the Lord
eow June 7, 2001

*Casey
December 23, 2001

As I get ready to report for duty this Christmas Eve morning, I remember Officer Aubrey Hawkins and the sacrifice he made doing the job we all love. May his family and friends find peace this holiday season.

Anonymous

Merry Christmas Aubrey !!!

Mr&Mrs SrCpl.James&Jena Sims
Dallas Pd

Lori,
I want you to know how very proud I am of you. You are so dignified and you have handled yourself with such grace. I have been praying for you to find strength and peace through all you are going through. I, too will have to go through a trial soon but not six of them. I ache for you in knowing you will have to face each of these evil men but I know you will be strong and victorious in your fight for justice. I want so much for all of this to be over for both of our families.
When you lost Aubrey, I tried so hard to reach you to let you know someone knew the pain you were feeling, but as I was guarded, so were you. I continued to pray for you and will pray for you as you go on each day.

Love,
Cathy Hill
Widow of Deputy Barrett T Hill
Harris County Sheriff's Department
Houston, TX
E.O.W. 12-4-00

Cathy Hill ~ Widow
Harris County Sheriff's Dept., TX

My birthday was on August 28th, and the greatest birthday present that I could ever ask for, was for the 1st texas escapee to be sentenced to death, and he was. Rest In Peace Aubrey. You have done your time in hell !!! Now you are an angel in heaven. Thanks Jena Sims

Jena SrCpl. J.T. Sims
Dallas PD

Dear Lori:
I watched you last night on the national news addressing the prisoner that took your husbands life. Although I can not relate to what you're going through, I am the wife of a police officer and I want you to know that my heart and prayers truly go out to you and your son. Stay strong and know that there are those throughout the United States that are praying for you.
"I can do all things through Him who strengthens me." Phillipians 4:13.
God be with you and bless you, Lori.

Pamela

Yesterday, the State of Texas was granted it's request to put to death, Rivas, a cop killer. The people of the State of Texas will continue to avenge your death, Officer Hawkins. Rest in peace, brother.

Anonymous

One conviction and death sentence.
Thanks God for Texas' laws.
August 28, 2001

Anonymous

IT IS TRUE THAT NOBODY KNOWS THE DAY OR THE HOUR WHEN THAT PERSON'S BELL MAY TOLL. BUT POLICE OFFICERS ARE NEVER FAR FROM THAT SOUND. ANY TIME, ANY SHIFT, ANY SCENE. THEIR JOB DOES NOT LET THEM RUN FROM TROUBLE. THEY ARE SUPPOSED TO RUN TO IT.


"BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS. MAY THE FALLEN AMONG THEM REST IN PEACE."

FORMER DETROIT OFFICER

Today is August 29th,2001 and thats one down and five more to go.

May God continue to give you peace in your rest and bless your child and family who were left beind.

Let us continue the fight here for you and hope that the next five go down like the first.

Anonymous

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