Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Julie Rochelle Jacks

Chattanooga Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Monday, May 6, 2002

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Reflections for Police Officer Julie Rochelle Jacks

Officer Jacks the impact you had on peoples lives is still seen today. Even folks like me that never had the honor of meeting you. I have told your story many times. Your service and bravery are not forgotten. Take care of my buddy Trp. Calvin Jenks. I know he is patrolling with you now. Rest in Peace Warrior...

Trooper
Tennessee Highway Patrol

January 14, 2007

For those that knew you in life, "death" must carry an unimaginable pain in it's literal "earthly" finality. Yet, in reading these reflections, page after page, and the regularity with which they are updated, makes it difficult to comprehend you as dead. I never met you, yet through what others have said that did know you, I feel a connection to you. From the reflections I have read from others who equally never met you, I see I am not alone in that feeling of connection. I don't know which is the greatest testiment to your life-what is said about you from those who knew you best, or from the impact you continue to have on those of us who never knew you at all. From what I have read and heard, you seemed to be the real deal, the whole package. I have heard from officers that knew you, and some who instructed you, of the respect that you earned. The balance you had between compassion and the "warrior" mindset, that could be the envy of any officer, male or female. In the past, I could take or leave Willie Nelson, but in reading your reflections, I now pause wherever I am, and whatever I am doing when I hear him mournfully sing "You Were Always on My Mind". I listen to those words, and for those two or so impromptu memorial minutes, I am reminded that in some part of my personal and professional fabric, you are always on my mind.

N.C. Officer

January 14, 2007

To Julie and her family: you have been in my thoughts and prayers throughout this season and beyond. May God bless you and may his angels wrap their wings around you. You are in my thoughts and prayers throughout the year.

DEBRA

MOTHER OF COLE MARTIN 4.25.03

January 1, 2007

REMEMBERING JULIE.

A HOLIDAY MEMORY

AS WE LIGHT THIS CANDLE (BLUE LIGHT) IN HONOR OF YOU,
WE LIGHT IT BECAUSE OF OUR GRIEF; OUR
COURAGE, OUR MEMORIES AND LOVE FOR YOU.
THIS CANDLE REPRESENTS OUR GRIEF; THE
PAIN OF LOSING YOU IS INTENSE. IT
REMINDS US OF THE DEPTH OF OUR LOVE FOR YOU.
THIS CANDLE REPRESENTS OUR COURAGE
TO CONFRONT OUR SORROW, TO COMFORT
EACH OTHER, TO CHANGE OUR LIVES
THIS LIGHT IS IN YOUR MEMORY, THE TIMES
WE LAUGHED, THE TIMES WE CRIED, THE
TIMES WE WERE ANGRY WITH EACH OTHER,
THE SILLY THINGS YOU DID, THE CARING
AND JOY YOU GAVE US.
THIS LIGHT IS THE LIGHT OF LOVE, AS WE
ENTER THIS SEASON DAY BY DAY WE
CHERISH THE SPECIAL PLACE IN OUR HEARTS
THAT WILL ALWAYS BE RESERVED FOR
YOU. WE THANK YOU FOR THE GIFT YOUR
LIVING BROUGHT TO EACH OF US.
WE LOVE YOU!

GOD BLESS YOU DURING THIS DIFFCULT TIME.
WE MISS THEM SO MUCH DURING THE HOLIDAYS.

LORRAINE BOND

December 22, 2006

My dear Jules,

Christmas will never be the same without you.

I remember the last Christmas we had together...you looked so pretty. You were glowing with happiness and bubbling with life. That is such a special memory.

I miss you so much.

All my love forever,

Mom

December 21, 2006

Julie,

This is our 5th Christmas season without you, and none of us like it. We will gather strengh from one another. The amazing thing is, when I stopped thinking that I could handle all of this on my own, help has been available from so many sources. My faith has been restored. Your parents and sisters have helped me so much. Somehow I think you know this. Continue to watch over us all. I miss you and will spend my days honoring your life and memory. Charlene.

Stepmom

December 14, 2006

I miss you so much julie. Not a day goes by that i dont think of you . its been 4 years since i have heard your voice and senn your pretty smile.My life is so empty with out you here.I dream of you,and i talk to you all the time i hope you hear me, and i am sure you do. I wish someone could turn back the time, and i wish i was there with you the day you died, i would of pushed you out of the way and took the bullets for you. i wish that this didnt happen to you. the man that done it didnt get what he needed.they should of hung him for this. His mind was clear he new what he was doing, but he just had to play dum so he would not get death his self. Why god why did this have to happen, julie had so much to live for and so many people that loved her. i get sick sometime when i think of you , because i am so hurt, and nobody know's if you where here. i know what you would say, quit being so much a cry baby and, go gone with life.Miss me but dont stop your life, but julie my life stopped the day you died, Now all i am doing is waiting to be there with you again, your are my angle, my best friend, my sister. your where the best person any body could know,and love. I MISS YOU JULIE EVERYDAY, I LOVE YOU SO MUCH, MAY YOU REST IN PEACE, UNTIL I SEE U AGAIN PS THE BOYS MISS YOU TO AND THEY LOVE YOU

slv
best friend ( one of them

November 26, 2006

JULIE WAS REMEMBERED LAST NIGHT DURING THE "PROJECT BLUE LIGHT" CEREMONY IN CHATTANOOGA, TN.
WE WILL NEVER FORGET.

LORRAINE BOND (MOTHER)
DONALD K. BOND, JR.
EOW:09.06.01

November 17, 2006

There's A Special Place In Heaven For Police Officers!!!

Randy Taylor

November 10, 2006

Rest easy BLUE ANGEL! You are not forgotten.

Police Officer

November 6, 2006

It's amazing how you can mean so much to the world... I always read yours and Donalds Reflections, and an out pouring of emotion washes over me. Thank you for protecting us, Blue Angel.


Daughter of a hero in Blue

November 3, 2006

We think of you so often. We miss you.

Susie Moseley
Wife of Chattanooga Police Officer

October 24, 2006

you are so loved and missed. thank you for always being there.

Anonymous

October 21, 2006

I MISS YOU SO MUCH.
MOM

September 12, 2006

Hi there Julie,
I have been getting together baby pictures for Jenny's Sr. yearbook. As I was shuffling through boxes of photos, I found some adorable pictures of you as a baby and little girl. I am making a huge collage and memorial to you. Then, I will smile every time I look at it, remembering how precious you were and are to me. Keep an extra watch over Barry who started patrol duty this week. You are always in my thoughts and prayers. I love you forever. Judie

September 8, 2006

Dear Julie Jacks:
I am amazed at the impact you still have beyond the
grave. I have never met you, but I can never forget you.
You are my sister in Christ and I look forward to meeting you one day. Where would we be without the
hope of resurrection and an eternity of love, joy and peace with Jesus? Thanks for impacting our lives in
such a positive way! The name of Julie Jacks is music
to our ears and hearts! God bless you, sweet one!
Lynn Kole
Washington State

September 6, 2006

Jules,

This has been a summer unlike any other. The greatest thing I can do to honor your life, sacrifice, and memory is to love. I have found my life purpose. I have learned so much from your example. You would be so proud of your sisters, they too have learned a lot from you!

Your Dad noticed the joy in Ethan's face at your sister's wedding ~ that day I saw the same joy in his face and it meant a lot to me. Continue to keep your angel wings around your family and your Blue family.

Forever Grateful!

Charlene
Stepmom

August 30, 2006

I never knew this lady, but I know her Mother...and the pride she has for her little girl; well, not really a girl, but a woman. An officer that was there when needed. She stood in the gap. What more can a person do in this life?

SA Wes Barrett
Federal Air Marshal Service

August 18, 2006

Julie,

I feel like you are someone I knew. Just by reading the reflections, I've come to see what a terrific person you were. I too, work with law enforcement and I think that's where the connection is. Being a part of law enforcement, you become family with others, not just within your own community but nationwide. For some reason, I always look up your name, maybe, it's because I share the pain as we lost one of our own not too long ago (5years) but sometimes it seems like only yesterday. I just want encourage others to stay strong. Our love ones are in a peaceful place, oh so wonderful, looking down on us. God bless you all.

Anonymous


New Mexico

August 18, 2006

JULIE,
GINGER AND JEREMY'S WEDDING SATURDAY WAS WAS VERY NICE, I'M SURE YOU SAW HOW BEAUTIFUL IT WAS AND THE HAPPINESS DISPLAYED IN EVERYONS FACE, BUT DID YOU SEE THE JOY AND PRIDE IN ETHAN'S FACE IT WAS AMAZING, HAVE NOT SEEN THAT IN MANY YEARS.
LOVE YOU AND MISS YOU ALWAYS,
DAD XXOO

FRANK JACKS

August 7, 2006

Jules,
Your sister, Ginger, is getting married Saturday. We are excited for her...but we miss you so much. You will always fill a beautiful place in our hearts and memories.
My love always.
Mom

August 2, 2006

I never knew Julie Jacks, and i am not an officer. But i am engaged to a Chattanooga Police Officer, and when we moved into our apartment (about 6 months ago), i found a picture of Julie and memorial that the police department gave to the officers. The second that I found Julies picture I immediately framed the picture and it is now on my fireplace with plants all around it. Then i began to ask officers about Julie to learn more about her, she sounds as though she was a very brave officer. I pray for the family of Julie, and think about her weekly whenever i see her on my fireplace, she will never be forgotten. She is my hero, she put her life on the line so that the citizens of this city could remain safe. I'm sure that heaven is a more pleasant place with her there. Julie and her family will remain in my prays. Kristin

Kristin A.

June 23, 2006

I was reminded today of the horror and grief I felt the day you were killed. Your death left a hole in the community. I will keep your family in my prayers. May God continue to hold them in His loving hands and give them the comfort that can only come from Him.

Virginia Akin
former resident in Glenwood community

June 7, 2006

Officer Jacks:

I wanted you to know that I visited your name at the wall in Washington this past week and reflected on your sacriface. I follow your story closly and my heart rips out for your mother every time I hear it on the news. May God bless and wrap his loving arms around your family and keep them extra safe.

My deepest and most sincere respect

Debra Hickman, Mother of fallen officer
Cole Martin, EOW 4/25/03

May 24, 2006

I wanted to stop and leave a reflection to thank you for your dedicated service to law enforcement. I wish I could offer some words to help comfort your loved ones but there are none. All I can say to them is that you are a true hero and will never be forgotten by those that love you nor will the Blue Family ever forget you. Keep watch over you loved ones and protect them from harm, also watch over those still out on patrol. Wrap your wings around your loved ones and help heal their broken hearts.

Bob Gordon, father of fallen Chicago Officer
Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

Bob Gordon

May 8, 2006

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