Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer James B. Gilbert

Norfolk Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Friday, September 28, 2001

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Reflections for Police Officer James B. Gilbert

James, You are thought of everyday .

Sergeant-Retired R. Jacobs
Norfolk Police Department

September 28, 2023

"On This Day"

~ On this day ~
~ We honor James from far away ~
~ Although it's been so many years ~
~ Time stands still to dry the tears ~
~ He made good memories for those he knew ~
~ He made all proud when he wore the blue ~
~ On this day ~
~ We honor James from far away ~

An original poem by Sue M., Boardman, Ohio

Sue M.
Boardman, OH

September 28, 2022

To the family of James B. Gilbert:

~ Twenty years ago today ~
~ A fine young officer went away ~
~ Not to live another day ~
~ But in our hearts he will A~L~W~A~Y~S stay ~

An original poem by Sue M., Boardman, OH.

Although I didn't know James personally, I have heard many good things about him from a close contact who is retired from the VBPD.

Sue M.
Boardman, OH

September 28, 2021

You are kept in my thoughts and will always be remembered.

R. Jacobs- Sergeant-Retired
Norfolk Police Department

September 28, 2021

Hey old friend, today I shared a memory of you on your brothers page. It’s hard to believe it has been so many years. My favorite memory is of you laughing and smiling in school all those years ago at a talent show. We laughed so hard I thought we would get in trouble. I just want to let you know you may have left us so long ago but you will never be forgotten. I am praying for your family and other friends today as I shed a tear thinking of my old friend. Much love CW

Carla Wright

September 28, 2021

Remembering you, your family & friends.

Denise Liverman

October 12, 2020

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 28, 2020

You are missed and I know you are very proud of Logan. She continues to make you and me very proud of her and the life she lives.

R. Jacobs- Sergeant Retired
Norfolk Police Department

September 28, 2020

Thanks to James for his unselfish bravery that resulted in his death.

Sgt Steve Casale, Ret.
Montvale, NJ PD

June 18, 2020

Never Forgotten

Sergeant-Retired R. Jacobs
Norfolk Police Department

September 27, 2019

R I P Officer Gilbert


June 22, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Gilbert.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 2, 2019

Hi Daddy,

Thinking of you as always! I wish you were here to see how much I have grown up and the woman I have become. I know you would be so proud of me. I'm graduating from ODU in exactly a month, and I know you'll be right by my side when I walk across the stage to get my diploma. I love you so much and I miss you more than anything.

All my love, hugs, and kisses,


Logan Gilbert

April 4, 2018

Thinking about you tonight, while I'm working night just like we used to years ago. FUBAR.....missing you. I miss our breakfasts after working nights; and all the conversations. BROTHERS.

HC Eckstein

February 13, 2018

Thinking of you always brother you are always on my mind every day I miss you dearly! I love you RIP big bro!

Brother David Gilbert
Norfolk Police Dept.

January 13, 2018

Thinking about your family & friends.

Survivor of NC Trooper Calvin Taylor

October 3, 2017


Another year and it's not any easier. You are in our hearts and thoughts everyday. I know you are very proud of Logan, she has matured into a very beautiful and respectful young lady. Please continue to look over us and guide us during difficult times.

Rodney Jacobs- Sgt. Retired
Norfolk Police Dept.

September 29, 2017

Thinking of you this morning brother. Miss our breakfasts after shift.


June 15, 2017

Another year has past and there is not day that goes by where you're not thought of and looked to for guidance. Logan is so beautiful and is a daughter that anyone would be proud of, it was obvious that she was your world and everything you did revolved around her. Please continue to look over us.

R. Jacobs- Sgt. Retired
Norfolk Police

September 28, 2016

Thinking of you today.


March 2, 2016

Thank you for looking over all of us, Logan is doing GREAT. She has turned out to be very well rounded. Not only is she beautiful and smart but she has your "common sense". There isn't a day that goes by that you're not thought of.

R. Jacobs- Sgt. Retired
NPD- Brother

February 25, 2016

Love you my miss you you James I wish you were here man.

Tim Goodwin

February 25, 2016

You are constantly remembered and looked too for guidance. Logan is a reminder of what a great DAD you were. Thank you for all you've done and you continue to do.

R. Jacobs Sgt. Retired
Norfolk Police

October 7, 2015

Remembering your sacrifice & thinking about your family & friends this past week...especially Tiffany & Logan.

Survivor of Trooper Calvin Taylor

October 2, 2015

Can not believe it has been almost 14 years. Myself and others from our academy class often talk fondly about you as a police officer and as a great person and friend you were. You would be very proud of how your daughter turned out and what a great job Tiffany has done with her. We had a lot of great times together that will never be forgotten. Rest in peace and see you on the other side brother.

Sgt. Michael Scotto
Elmsford PD

March 12, 2015

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