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

Unfortunately, I didn't get the privalege of meeting you face to face but I have known your dad for many years. It was a sad day on earth when you were taken 3+ years ago. I will never forget that day. You and your family are in my prayers daily. Thank you Julie for all you did. May God Bless you and your family. As "McBride and the Ride sing" I'll see you again someday! That's when I look forward to meeting you! Love ya Julie.


December 10, 2005

To The Women In Blue

A cop was killed last night in the line of duty. You know, cold chills ran up my spine as I read the news; It said, she was shot in the streets while trying to help a citizen, And the citys lost another WOMAN IN BLUE.

You know, the laws of this land was taken from GODS own Commandments. And he must be proud of the Officers that wear that badge for him. And don't you think her friends and family are so proud of her. So, Hats Off To You, Our WOMEN IN BLUE.

So, Before you say "That Pig" wrote me a "Ticket" there Mister; Well, that woman is just as human as you or me. And I'm glad there's a cop on my street tonight, because I cherish my family and all my friends Too.And can you imagin what life would be like without law and order, So, Our Hats Off To You, Our WOMEN IN BLUE.
You know, it takes a Lot of guts to be a cop on these streets; and the pay ain't much for some things they have to do.

So, before you judge that cop that caught speeding, "Mister" Well, have you ever walked a mile in that womans shoes? Somebody said, "I CALLED A COP AND IT THEM AN HOUR TO GET HERE" Well, Friends sometimes we have to wait in the Doctor's Office Too.

It's a big job keeping peace in all our cities; So, Hats Off To You, Our WOMEN IN BLUE.
Well, today the flag is half masted down at the courthouse; For that cop who died in the streets for me and you.

So, I'm going to take my hat off my head; "IN HONOR OF THE RED AND THE WHITE AND THE WOMEN IN BLUE.

Randy Taylor
Sunday, November 27, 2005

Randy Taylor
In Honor Of Julie Jacks And All The Women In Blue

December 4, 2005


I was at the beach last week. It was so beautiful. You were constantly on my mind. I wish you could have been there instead of me. You loved the beach so much. You had so much to live for, but that was taken away.

Time goes on but the hurt remains. There is such an emptiness now where there once was joy. I wish I could hug you one more time. I wish I could hear you laugh again. I miss you so much.

My love forever


November 16, 2005

I never knew julie jacks, but i saw a episode on COPS that featured julie as an undercover officer in a sting on
10-25-05. I knew i have heard her name somewhere. I spent half the night trying to remember incident. then, it me like a TON OF BRICKS! what had happened. SO,my heart goes out to the FRIENDS,FAMILY AMD FELLOW OFFICERS OF JULIE ROCHELLE JACKS!!

Randy Taylor

October 26, 2005

About over two and a half years ago I was introduced to a brave woman who was a friend of an officer from a city nearby. At the time, I was serving as an MP in the US Army. From then on, this brave woman to me is a Hero that has inspired me to follow a positive path in law enforcement and to maintain that same courage and honor that I am to carry with me always. Even though I never met you, Julie, but I know you have made a difference in many lives. Thanks for leading the path. I am completing college and training forth to become a US Marshal. I won't forget you.

Muskogee, OK

October 15, 2005

Thinking of you, Julie.

Do not stand at my grave and weep,
I am not there, I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow;
I am the diamond glints on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain;
I am the gentle autumn's rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft star that shines at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry,
I am not there; I did not die.

Love you forever, J

October 5, 2005

Julie, I heard the new Kenny Chesney song recently and I thought of you immediately. The song is about a young person leaving this world way before their time. That was certainly you. We all still miss you at the CPD. We display your picture proudly at all the offices and you will live on forever in our hearts. And just like the song that Kenny sings, it ends saying we can go on because we will see you again someday....


October 4, 2005

Having served in Law Enforcement for many years, I know how many fine men and women fill the ranks and how many gave their all. This is not a platitude, and clearly, Julie you were a selfless person in your trade and in your personal life. It is apparent that Chattanooga won t be the same without you. To read your reflections is a testament to what a fine person you were. I am deeply touched by your heroic sacrifice. Without officers like you, our communities would be in chaos.

Words can never take away the absence your family, co-workers, and loved ones feel, but may it be of some solace to know that you will be indelibly etched into the memory of many who never personally knew you. I hope your mother and father know this. May God Bless and comfort them until you meet again in Heaven's Roll Call room.

Maryland Police Lt

October 4, 2005


i'm sorry it has taken me so long to write this. althought i have moved to a new agency and a new chapter in my life.i will foerever carry a part of you and chattanooga pd with me . i feel as though u are a part of my family and i shall remember u as such. I may wear a color green now as my exterior uniform, but i will always bleed blue in my heart. a fine blue line is a fine line we choose to stand behind , that is between good and evil, it is the strong ones who will prevail, you are an inspiration to me and those in this uniform. i often take time during my shift and look at a picture i have of you in my patrol car. i positioned it directly above me so that you are looking down on me, just as i imagine you are today. this picture remains there for the public to see as they chose to "infringe" on my space. i know when someone asks who is that?" i proudly respond " That is my angel".julie i could sit here and write things that the general public may want to read, but
(that is not my intention, 0. your name is forever eitched into the memorial and why ? no need to ask why. we all know that answer, because god needed one more "angel" and that is what he got, the time he called on to you. a perfect angel.god bless you and your family. i look to daily as for guidance and strengh.i may not hear your voice but i carry a part of you with me in my soul each and every day.
god bless you juli jacks #940


c. indico # 2200 sso (sarasota county sheriffs office)

dep c indico
sarasot county sheriff dept

September 18, 2005

Well Julie, the trial of the man who took your life is now behind your family. No sentence given to him could have ever been enough. There is no way to quantify what he has taken from this world. It breaks my heart to think of all of the people you would have helped during your lifetime, all of the joys you cannot experience, all of the little moments your family and friends cannot enjoy each day with you. Your mom's statement was so beautiful and such a loving reflection of who you are as a person. Not were, who you are. You live on every day in everyone you ever met. Your family is carrying your legacy, along with your brothers and sister in blue, our city and community. You are a rose among the thorns Julie, not ours to keep. Love LD

Lori D

August 19, 2005


I never really knew you personally but I have met you and I have some really good friends that worked with you and loved you dearly from Fox Team. I have mourned your loss with them and still do today. And although it has been several years since this horrible incident...our love for you, admiration and memory of you has not ceased. I strongly disagree with the sentence that was given...but there will be another Judgement some day and justice will be served. We still mourn your loss and have not forgotten you. We will always remember your courage,dedication and professionalism. We pray that God will continue to watch over and comfort your family and friends from around the country.

Tammy Riggs
a friend of some of the officers on Fox Team

August 17, 2005

Today your killer was sentenced to 25 years in prison. It is not enough.

August 15, 2005

I know you are so proud of your Mom and the statement she read in court today. I am priviledged to boast such strong, brave, and determined women in my family. You both are wonderful role models for my daughters. I love you both forever. Judie

August 15, 2005

I wish I could hear you laugh at me when I say "let up the window". You are always laughing in my heart. Wish we could go to the beach again and ride to one more practice/game of soccer. I miss you and think of you and your family often.


July 11, 2005

I never met you, but I cried reading the reflections of your friends and family. I'm sure you were truly an amazing person. You are the inspiration for other young women who want to be police officers. God Bless you and your family.

Christy, TN

July 1, 2005


June 21, 2005


Well, today we may finally have a verdict and hopefully justice will finally be served. I truley believe that you are in heaven watching over your family and smiling down on us all. Maybe you're even listening to a little Willie Nelson up there. We all went to see him a couple weeks ago. I thought of you. I wish you could have been there too. Its been a hard couple of weeks, but my mom told me to not think of the sad part of all of this, but to remember that you're in a much better place and to remember the good times we had and the funny things you did. Saying that I have to mention that every time I think of you, I hear the theme from the Adams Family and I hear your fingers snapping in my head, as they did everytime I saw you. I had many nick-names growing up, but the one you gave me stuck. I think, in your family, I've been called Wednesday more than I've been called by my own name.

So, Julie, I'm so glad I got the chance to know you and to have my own special memories of you. I feel lucky and blessed that I got that chance ,and I feel a little bit of comfort knowing that you're in heaven listening to Willie and smiling at us all.



June 16, 2005

I never had the honor of working with you. I came to the police department just after you were taken. But through your friends at the police department and family, I have had the pleasure to learn what a wonderful, caring person and officer you were. I have spent the last several days with your family during a very difficult time. They have been so strong. You would be so proud. There were times in these past days that I felt that I could not make it through, but fought very hard not to break down. However, your family's strength is amazing. They cherish all their good memories with you. When they talk about you, they light up. You can tell how much they love and miss you. It has been truly an honor meeting and spending time with them. I just wanted you and your family to know that they are in my prayers. You have left an incredible impression on this department and the community. I only hope that I can serve my time here with the same courageous spirit and respect for which you are remembered. You will be remembered, always.

Officer Traci Berry #200
Chattanooga Police Dept

June 16, 2005

my oh my life is not the same without you. Andy and I miss you so much!
We miss the way we had to wait on you for 2 hours to get ready! We miss the hugs and kisses you always gave!
We miss the little face you made when you were happy!
We miss you showing up at 2 or 3 in the morning
We miss you getting dressed to go to work (you wore your uniform with great honor).
We miss sitting outside at the stone lion.
We miss going everywhere with you.
You were always a bestfriend to us.
Andy loves you with all his heart and hates everyday that he can't talk to you on the phone or ask you to go with him( you were always ready to go anywhere, We could ask you, Hey Jules, want to go fishing, want to go camping hey want to go just hang out and you always said YES)
You have always been a part of our family.
From the day I met you, You welcomed me loved me and became my friend.
Thank you for always being a part of our life, with the birth of our son(we almost made you cry) to being his Godmother, and to being in our wedding these are the things we hold dear to our heart!
Gosh Jules we miss you so bad!
you will always be remembered and when Julia gets old enough we will show and tell her who you are and why we named her after you!
Noah miss you too.
We keep your memory strong around here
Jules we love you so much
May you rest in Peace and dance on the clouds!
See ya
Andy, Misty, Noah, Julia Madison Jackson

June 10, 2005

From all I've read, Miss Jacks, you must have been an inspiration to all. Even those who you may have had to stop and arrest held you in the highest regards of regards, it seems. If I'd been there that day, I'd have covered your body with my own to protect you. I've lived a long life and yours seem to be just beginning. I hope your tragedy will not be used by some as a tool of hate, vengeance and further divide within your city. I'd pray that although emotions run high, people will remain humane and not desecrate the sacredness of your memory. I too lost a loved one under similar conditions, but beyond the anger and loss I've found peace as my loved one would have wanted.

Peace be with you & your family
Albq. New Mexico

From New Mexico

June 9, 2005

Julie I have read your reflections and have been following the trial everyday. `Why such young vibrant souls that want nothing more than to serve and protect and love are taken from us with such disregard I will never understand. Shine bright and walk on the clouds and say hello to my son Cole. I think you would be great friends. I will be praying daily for your family and friends. I know this time is very hard for them and my heart aches for them all.

To the family and friends stay strong there are many of us here that you do not know that are praying for you daily.

My love my strength and prayers I send to you.

Mother of Officer Cole Martin EOW 4/25/03 Chatsworth Police Department

Mother of Officer Cole Martin EOW 4/25-0

June 9, 2005


God, it's so hard to believe it's been 3 years. Time really does fly. As much as I want justice, (OK, maybe vengence is a better word for what I want but you know what I mean)I have really been dreading the trial. I have been there and done that before and I know what we are all in for. The scab that's never really gone away will be ripped off and the wound laid bare again. But every time I think of it, I see your smile and hear you say "you gotta do what you gotta do".

I miss you so much, still. I don't come here very often because I usually end up sobbing like a baby. Which is odd considering how you're still a constant presence at the PD--it's impossible to walk into any office in the building without seeing your gorgeous face. The cards and letters are still on the bulletin board. I can deal with all of that, in fact it usually makes me smile. So I couldn't tell you why here is different, but it is.

Time marches on, some things stay the same and others change drastically--it's kind of like a giant klaidescope! But the one constant is how much we all still love and miss you.


June 3, 2005

Grown men crying like babies lost in the night
Our only relief is to cry

Our love
Our pain
Our loss
Nothing can bring you back

Sorrow causes my heart to flutter like a frightened bird
Anguishing in a sea of despair, mourning for your presence

Your job was to protect us from evil
All the armor on earth can’t shield us from a broken heart

Julie Jacks
Chattanooga PD
# 940

May 7 2002

Dicky Cantrell EMT MA. # 812067
Peace Maker Medical

June 1, 2005

There's not a day that goes by that I don't miss you. I love you. Mom

June 1, 2005

officer jacks,
i just saw the series of cops you was on. I remember going to your funeral and saw the vast number of officers that attended your service. Thanks for your service and i am sure you will greatly be missed by all.

May 26, 2005

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