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

My heart cried when I heard the news. You are great person and an outstanding officer.You will always be in my heart and prayers. We can rest assured that an Angel has risen and is protecting all of us from above.


God Bless with Love

Officer Russell Davis
Savannah Police Dept , Precinct 4

My heart cried when I heard the news. You are a great person and an outstanding officer. You will always be in my heart and prayers. We can rest assured that an Angel has risen and is protecting all of us from above.


God Bless with Love

Officer Russell Davis
Savannah Police Dept , Precinct 4

A good friend told me about this tragedy, Im a mere civilian. However, I was taken back by this. And it pressed my heart to write such a reflection. I only knew your name. I heard good things about you. Rest In Peace Julie. Somehow i feel like you were the type of person who "reflected" greatly upon others. May God bless your family , friends and your fiance.

Anonymous

Julie, you made law your career to try and make Chattanooga a better place.
Now three years later your death we all have to face.

In one split second he took your gun and then took your life.
Making it forever impossible for you to be a mother or a wife.

The loved ones you left behind find it so hard to believe you're gone.
Their hurt goes so deep and they sometimes feel so alone.

The one you were to marry, it has torn his world apart.
He will now carry your memory forever in his heart.

Your death has left a void the ones you worked with can't seem to fill.
But we don't ask why or question God; we only accept his will.

All those who loved and cared for you have to find a way to go forward and not look back.
For your memory will live forever in our hearts Officer Julie Jacks.

Jesse Morgan

Julie, I knew you ever so briefly but you always had a way of making everyone smile. The first time I met you was in General Sessions court you were there more than almost anyone else. You were a great officer and i truly miss you. My prayers go out to your family and friends and your fiance Bobby. I hope that I never see another officer robbed of their future. There will always be an empty space in all of our hearts. We will never forget you. Goodbye my sister in blue I hope we will meet again.

Mickey Rountree
Hamilton County Sheriff's Dept.

Officer Jacks,

I was sorry to hear of your death, I hope you saw how the community pulled together for you, you will not be forgotten. For any interested officers who knew Julie, I have set up a memorial "online grave"

If anyone has her date and place of birth I would like to add it to the site to make it complete. Anyone with information about her that would like to add it to the memorial, please feel free to contact me.

Sergeant George Erdel
Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, SC Military Police

ODMP;

1. On behalf of the Middlesex Township Police Department, PA, I send our deepaest requards and family greetings to the family, friends, brothers and sisters of this officer.

2. No greater sacrifice can be given to the people within that jurisdiction to the loyalty, service, and performance that this officer displayed in the performance of her duties to the community, office, and officer's that she served with.

3. If there is anything that I can do to assist your agency and community at any time in the future, please, do not hesitate to just ask... I will come down to your department and work with officers within your agency at no expense to my own department or your department for a period of time to temporarily fill the void due to this incident. I understand the loss of a fellow officer. Nothing can ever replace that comoradare, loyalty, and friendship.

Sincerely,
Jody L. Eberhart
Patrolman
Middlesex Township Police Department

Patrolman Jody L. Eberhart
Middlesex Township PD, 350 N. Middlesex Rd., Ste 3, Carlisle, PA17013

EVEN THOUGH I'M ALL THE WAY UP HERE IN ALASKA THE SADDNESS OF LOSING A FELLOW OFFICER IS JUST AS POWERFUL AS IF IT WERE THE PATROL PARTNER SITING IN THE SEAT NEXT TO YOU.

MY PRAYERS AND SALUTE:
SPC KILPATRICK, TRENT M

SPC KILPATRICK, TRENT M.
164TH MP CO

Rest in Peace, Julie. You are not forgotten.

I want all of you officers (especially those in the CPD) to know how much I appreciate what you do. Thank you for being there when my partner and I need you, for just stopping by when you see us on scene to see if we are OK, for making sure that our world is a little safer and for having the courage to continue doing what you do. You have my utmost respect and admiration.

I had the priviledge of being on several scenes with Julie. No matter what was going on, I had no doubt in my mind that she had our "backs". I will never forget how she came running up to me on one scene, laughing, because she wanted to tell me about something funny she had done and how she almost had to call me to come get her. Little did we know that one day I would be there taking care of her.


I cannot express in words how Julie's death has effected me. I feel truly blessed that God allowed me to know Julie, if only for a short time. I only wish I had gotten the chance to know her better. May God continue to be with her family. She is missed.

See ya "Sis"


Paramedic Cynthia Schermerhorn
Hamilton County EMS

Julie #940,

I only knew you for a short time but I will never forget you and the sacrifice you made. Julie you were a great person and a good officer rest in peace my sister.


forever your brother in blue,

PHILLIP DARWIN US CUSTOMS ( former Chattanooga Police Officer #907)

Phillip Darwin
US CUSTOMS

FOR TWO YEARS WE LAUGHED TOGETHER. ONLY GOD KNOWS MY PAIN AT YOUR PASSING. I MISS YOU TERRIBLY. GOD BLESS YOU "JUMPING JACKS."

Anonymous

My prayers go out to the family and loved ones of Julie Jacks,and the Chattanooga Police Department. I was a Explorer with the Chattanooga Police Departmant when I heard the news about Julie. It tore my heart to pieces. I didn't know Officer Jacks Personally but,I know of her and how great of a person she was. I would often look at her plague on the wall with her picture on it for Rookie of The Year,and think to myself one day I will be where she is,One day I will make a Diffrence. I want to pick up where she left off and do what she did everyday Serve and Protect. I have had people ask me did her passing effect my plans of becoming a Police officer the answer is No,It makes me want it more. Julie was and always will be an inspiration to me,she didn't realize it but I aspired to be like her ,she is a constant inspiration to me to go for my dream and to be the best I can be ,and to Serve and Protect. God Bless you Julie Rest in peace.

S.York ,Explorer
E.R.P.D

I did'nt know Officer Jacks personally But I knew of her. From what I was told she was a great person. I used to look at her picture on the wall in the lobby ,and admire her and aspire to be like her and get to to her level,one day I hope to reach were she left off and continue to do what she did everyday for her community Serve and Protect. She was my Inspiration and she will continue to be so. I miss you julie.

Xcorp. Chattanooga Police Explorer
Eastridge PD

On behalf of the Mount Clemens Police Honor Guard, please accept our condolences on your tremendous loss. God Bless Officer Jacks.

D/Sgt. James Disser
Mount Clemens PD (MI)

A WOMAN WITH A BEAUTIFUL SMILE I KNOW IS LIGHTING UP HEAVEN
YOU ARE TRULY AN ANGEL PLEASE WATCH OVER US

LORI ANN

Julie-

Once again I came across this site, and decided to tell you once again Thank You. I know it is too late now, but if I would have had the chance to tell you earlier, I would have. As I read about the countless others whose names are added to the list almost daily, I wonder when will it ever end. Your death has changed the way I view law enforcement, and it has also changed the way I conduct myself as a law enforcement officer. From one police Officer to another, Rest in peace my sister, and hold the watch until we all get there!

JULIE YOU WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED AS A HERO. WE WILL MISS YOU AND THE SMILE THAT YOU BROUGHT TO ALL OF US.


SGT. M. BALL
ALPHA TEAM

SERGEANT
CHATTANOOGA POLICE DEPT.

For those who have lost family and friends, working in the emergency services fields, find some comfort in this.

Know that they were doing what they loved and desired to do. Know too that they would have not have wanted their untimely passing to have happened any other way.

They believe in making our world a better place to live, work and go to school. They made, and make every effort to keep us safe from harm and provide us with the highest level of confidence and security regardless of who we are. This is often takened for granted...but for those of us who serve, NEVER forgotten!

Though my only connection with Chattanogga, TN is that of the place where I was born, my heart pours out to the family, friends and fellow officers. Since 9-11-01 we have all become more aware of the importance of those who have the courage, and dare to make a difference at ANY cost and often times without regards to their on personal safety.

Officer Jacks, know that you are amoung the finest whose lessons keep up safe and will never be forgotten. May you know peace through such a violent death and be one of our guardian angels from above. 1*A3

A/Sr Inspector Steve W. Graves
U.S Marshals Service

I just saw you again on "COPS" last weekend. I had to stop my video tape and rewind it a few times to watch you. "That's Julie Jacks!" I shouted, as though we were friends. No, we never met. I just know of you through the stories of your colleagues online.

It was very saddening to realize that you were full of life in those frames, smiling and giving high-fives to your colleagues. Now you are gone. I felt guilty for watching. Yet, that video serves as a lasting memorial that you enjoyed your choice of careers. What happened to you out in the street that day was horrible, and is every cop's worst nightmare, and I realize it could be me tomorrow. When put into similar situations, your name and face will be in the forefront of my mind when I take the necessary actions.

Anonymous

My thoughts and prayers are with Officer Jacks' family and all of the employees of the Chattanooga Police Department. Let me say that I have family in Chattanooga and this tragedy was truly felt by the community as well. I know you all saw this with the incredible turn out for that sad day, but I wanted to remind you that your community loves you and wants the world to know it. Based on compliments I've received from the citizens of Chattanooga and my family there, all of you are truly a credit to our profession.
God Bless you all.

Corporal E.J. Salemi
Staunton Police Department, Staunton VA

To the Family, Fiancee, Coworkers, and Friends-

I pray that Our Heavenly Father will give you the strength each day to continue to go on. I can not imagine your loss. I am deeply saddened by this sensless act of violence, and pray that this will all cease. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Just remember that one day we shall meet again never to be seperated from each other and from Our God. Though this world with its toils and struggles can be cruel and can cause so much pain, it will all be over after while. Be strong and of good cheer for He will lift you up in your time of need if you will only ask. God bless you all.

Anonymous

Though I never knew Officer Jacks, I have recently been assigned to the Chattanooga Police Department as the sales rep. from Galls. It was sad to see such a fine person killed in the line of duty protecting her community. I'm sad for her family and all the officers that knew her well.

Bryan Hendrix
Galls Inc.

I'm just a french man who stayed 3 years in the french "GENDARMERIE" and 5 years in the French Foreign Legion (Second Foreigner Paratroops Regiment based in Corsica).

First of all, i'm really sorry for the attack of your great country last september, really... I think i have nothing else to say on that tragedy, i prefer to stay polight...
Don't forget that most of the Frenchies never forget that USA help us in 1944 to remain free so all my best wishes are for your country...

God bless America

I am really sorry too for the Police Officer Julie JACKS and for her family... Too many people think that Police Officers when they die, are dying in the line of duty, and think that they are paid for that job and duty. But it's wrong. Most of the people in FRANCE think that a Police Officer is doing his job when he dies ! Really... FRANCE is full of narrows minds.

May the Police Officer Julie JACKS rest in Peace and have found a better World...

Sorry for my English but i don't practice a lot

Rescpectfully

Cyril

no rank - Cyril BILLAT
no agency

To the family and friends:
My sincerest condolences. Stay strong. There are no words to say to comfort, I know. But please know that we are a family in the law enforcement field. We will always stand beside with support. Always keep her memory alive in your hearts, minds and expressions.
God Bless!

Shalane Kuamoo/Support Staff PD

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