Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Military Police Officer James Thomas Sakofsky

United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, June 1, 2001

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Reflections for Military Police Officer James Thomas Sakofsky

It has been 18 years since you passed buddy. Feels like yesterday we were shucking and jiving at Fort Campbell, KY. Miss you buddy!

Andres Mejia
USAMP retired, Lawrence Township, NJ

May 25, 2019

RIP, you will never be forgotten.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired.
New York State Police

December 14, 2018

I can't believe it's five days from being 17 years since I, we, lost your awesomeness. Ski I miss you so damn much my little brother from another mother!!!!! I'm so very sorry that I wan't physically able to go on the deployment with you as your team leader!!! I do and always will blame myself for everyone losing you!! Because I wasn't able to stay as your team leader and go with you to Kosovo. I know your still messing with me from time to time. Just like you did when we were together at Campbell and other places. I love you little brother and you won't ever be forgotten!!! You are the first brother I lost and it hurts the most!!!!!!!!!! Soar on your real wings brother!!!! HOOAH

SGT. Matthew Gunn
Disabled Combat Veteran

May 27, 2018

I miss your smile and your wonderful heart. You are loved more than you could have ever imagined- remember today and every day,Son.

Carol Sakofsky
Mom

June 1, 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
Texas

June 1, 2015

Jimmy -thank you!

SRA Jason Frydendall
Cousin

May 25, 2013

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

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

December 15, 2012

All gave some- you gave all. So proud of you.
Mom

Carol Sakofsky
Mom

November 11, 2011

Another birthday without you, son. You are celebrated every day in our hearts.

Carol Sakofsky
Mom

August 4, 2011

James,
Ten years. Wow. My kids were only 4 & 6? It just doesn't seem that long ago. I feel sorry for anyone who never had the chance to spend time with you. They will never know what a little stinker you could be pulling a prank, or what a sweet loving gentle guy you always were to everyone you loved.
Even with people you weren't fond of, I never heard you be anything less than a gentleman. Losing you sucked then, not having you now hasn't gotten much better. Know that you were - and still are - loved by so many and will never be forgotten.

Past Chief -Linda Warhaftig
North Brunswick First Aid & Rescue Squad

June 1, 2011

It is hard to believe it has been 10 years.

James is thought of often and we make sure to mention him and his sacrifice each Memorial Day Sunday at our church. The Sakofsky Family continues to be in our prayers.

James, we give thanks for men and women who like you have been so willing to serve our nation. We owe you more than words can express.

Doug & Brenda McCulley
Family Friend

June 1, 2011

It's crazy that it has been ten years today.... Words can't describe how much you are missed. I am so glad that the memories I have of you are embedded in my brain. Even though each day we mourn the fact that you aren't physically in our lives we still are grateful that you live in our hearts. You still speak through out actions and your love shows in all that we do. You helped instill greatness into so many people and you will live with each of us until we are able to meet you again. I love you uncle James!

Josh
Nephew

June 1, 2011

Ten years feels like yesterday. You are missed every day by us all. What a blessing you brought to all of our lives. We are all better for having you in our lives.

Carol Sakofsky
Mother

June 1, 2011

It's hard to believe it's been ten years since we lost you - it still feels like yesterday. Visiting you today was different for the boys; they've grown up so much and I know you're watching over them. It was nice to see that other friends had been there, too. We miss you and love you. Love, your big sis

Sarah Mazza
Sister

June 1, 2011

Uncle James,

I miss you everyday, and even though it has been over nine years it doesn't get any easier to talk about you. Although I think of you everyday, today is special because it is Veterans day. I never had my chance to thank you not only for your contributions to this country but also for your impact on my life. You and Aunt Wendy not knowingly instilled in me the desire to do more, to be like the two of you and go that extra mile for our country. Your selflessness is something that I strive everyday to achieve. It has been almost 2 years since I joined the Air Force and I can only hope that the day will come where I can do my part, just as you did. I love you Uncle James and I miss you more and more everyday.

Josh
Nephew

November 11, 2010

Happy Birthday, son. I think of you every day, but esecially this day. I will always be so proud to be your mom. We all miss you so much.

Carol Sakofsky
Mom

August 4, 2010

For Corporal James Thomas Sakofsky, US Army-MP:

Duty as a military police officer is doubly hazardous.The MP proceeds both as a defender of those in uniform and as defender of our country. The obligation of the MP is complex as it relates to civilians - who hardly know even the civilian law officer's difficult job. The military police officer, who is active and engaged in battle, and far away, is mostly understood only by those who have been there. The MP stands a breed apart - for he or she is of the troops and for the troops.

We pray for Jim's family, friends, fellow-soldiers and all who care about him. May they, till this day, be ready to reach-out to one another.

As both a retired US Army military police first-sergeant, of the active military, and reserve military police, and as a retired state trooper, I am proud to remember Corporal Thomas Sakofsky with a crisp and final salute.

Cpl. Ralph D. Fiorenza (Ret.)
Pennylvania State Police

June 16, 2010

I can't believe its been 9 years- still seems like yesterday. You are always in my heart and thoughts. I love you.

Carol Sakofsky
Mom

June 1, 2010

9 years brother and I miss you still. You are in my thoughts. I miss you Ski.

PO SR Scott Fransen
GCPD K9

June 1, 2010

Another Police Unity Tour for you, son. I miss you so much but felt so close to you this week. We are all better people for having known, loved and been loved by you.

Anonymous

May 14, 2010

Hey little brother... Just thinking about you tonight - Mom just finished the Unity Tour and is at the Candlelight Vigil. We miss you so much. I love you.

Sarah Mazza
Sister

May 13, 2010

Hey Ski,

Just thinking about you. I can't believe how long it's been since you left us. It's almost Christmas. I still miss you. I was looking at the snow at Arlington. I missed getting up there this year, but I always have you in my thoughts. I was in Connecticut last Christmas and was going to try to find your mom in Jersey. I want to meet her and tell her what a friend you were to me. I would love to sit with her a while. Anyway, until I am able to comlete that mission, I will miss you.

PO SR Scott Fransen
Gwinnett PD K9 Unit

December 23, 2009

I've just begun to learn your story as Sarah and I have been sharing reflections. My younger brother Jim (aka Buck)Buchanan was a Jolly Green pilot who flew S&R into N.Vietnam. His wife Thresa ("T-Byrd") was an A.F. cop at the Academy. Your service is very much appreciated, and your sacrifices and those of your family are not forgotten.

Patricia Masi
friend of sister Sarah

June 28, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 8th 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 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

Anonymous

June 1, 2009

Tomorrow it will be eight years since you've been gone, but it always feels like yesterday. Our new niece, Alyssa Paige, is beautiful and looks a lot like Chris. Your nephews are growing up so fast, and they miss you. My heart aches for all the moments you haven't been here for, but I know you're with us, and that one day we'll be with you. I have to trust that God had his reasons for taking you so soon, but the selfish part of me just wants you back. I want you to know how proud of you I am - you rose above everything that you'd been through in your life, and it inspires me everyday. I miss you and I love you. Love, your big sis'

Sarah Mazza
Sister

May 31, 2009

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