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

It is a shame that we have to loose officers such as this. My heart goes out to her family and as I understand, her fiancé, who is also a Chattanooga police officer. Many dark and lonely nights face them. There are many hero’s in this world, and she is one of them.

There is a quote on the Korea Memorial that says “Freedom is Not Free” That has always moved me. Officer Julie Jacks has paid the bill to keep us free.

Sgt. Micial Dunlap
Amarillo TX Police Department

God must need alot of the best and brightest. I believe thats why we lose so many officers every year.


Scholars say when the end of time comes.
A war between good and evil will ensue
So the Lord takes the bravest of spirits.
Our brothers and sisters in blue.

Cpl. James J. Crawford
Lower Providence Twp Police, Montg. Co. PA.

May the Lord bless you all in the time of this great tragedy. Our prayers are with you and our hearts broken for you.

Patrolman Clint Shrum
Winchester Police Department

Every day that we put on our uniforms, we do not know what the day will bring. We mentally prepare ourselves, we focus on our task at hand, roll call brings laughter, bonding with each other then we hit the streets, we work hard, answer complaints and pray we come home at the end of our shifts. We wish each other well and tell the next shift to be careful.

Officer Jacks, my prayers are with you and your family...God Bless you...You will not be forgotten....

Deputy Loonsfoot
Marquette County Sheriff Dept.

The Chattanooga Police Department not only lost a police officer because of this tragic event. Julie Jacks family, fiancee', friends and the community lost a wonderful, sweet and compassionate caring human being. She will not be forgotten because of her character.

Detective Duff Brumley
Cleveland Police Department



The loss of Julie Jacks has been felt throughout the community. Our hearts go out to the entire Jacks family and her fiance, also one of Chattanoogas finest. Your time on this earth was short but you made a LASTING impression. Rest in peace 940.


God bless you and your family in this tragic time.

Deputy Doug Sullivan
Fresno County Sheriff's Dept.


I listened to your funeral on the radio while I was working that rainy friday afternoon. I was struck by the candor of all of your friends and collegues. I never had the pleasure of meeting you, but I feel like I knew you. I just wanted to write you and say THANK YOU for the ultimate sacrifice that you made on that awful day. My prayers and thoughts are with Your family, Bobby and all of your friends in blue.

Go with God Officer Jacks

Tim Broyles

Private Citizen

I have been a Police Officer for twenty three years and I have never seen such an emotional death in the line of duty. I think in part beause of the person Julie Jacks was on duty and off duty. The law enforcement community grieves with the Chattanooga Police for you see, Officer Julie Jacks stood for every thing that is right about Law Enorcement and her character and courage will serve as an example to us all that wear the badge.

Officer Mike Moses
Cleveland Police Department

My thoughts and prayers go out to Officer Jacks' family, and to all of her fellow officers in the Chattanooga PD. I can't even imagine getting that call about my brother, and I pray to God I never will. Officer Jacks will always be loved, and never forgotten.


To Officer Jack's family, fiancee, friends and colleagues,
I am sorry to hear about the loss of yet another officer. My prayers and heart goes out to all of you. I too just lost a friend and colleague on May 4, 2002. She too is patrolling the streets of heaven and keeping us safe. Rest easy my sister in blue.

Officer Sherry Law
Montgomery County Police, MD

Although I didn't know you, I have heard from several people what a wonderful person you were and can tell from reading these comments that you were, no doubt, an excellent police officer and well thought of in the community. Having grown up in Chattanooga, still having family there, and hoping eventually to return, I have seen firsthand the professionalism and dedication of your department. Bless you for the supreme sacrifice that you made so that this world will hopefully be a better place for all. Having been in law enforcement for 15 years, it is this incident, and ones like them, that reinforce the need for us to continue what we do, and not give up, as sometimes we feel like doing.

God Bless You, Julie Jacks, your co-workers, your department, and your family.

Master Police Officer Frank R. Klein, Sr
Portsmouth (VA) Police Department

The Livingston Police Department would like to extend deepest condolences to the Chattanooga Police Department, and Family and Friends of our sister who fought so bravely in protecting the city she worked for.

Officer Thomas Totland

Police Officer Thomas Totland
Livingston Police Department Livingston MT.

Our greatest sympathies go out to the Chattanooga Police Department, family, friends, and Officer Jacks fiance. Our prayers are with you for your loss. She will always be in our hearts and never be forgotten as a hero. May you rest in peace my Sister in Blue.

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be the chlidren of God" Matthew 5:9

Officer Carmen Wood
Atlanta Police Department

Julie, you will be missed & most definately not forgotten.
Your memory will forever be etched in the heads & hearts of the people you have touched.

R.I.P little warrior.

Semper Fi......


Officer Fletcher
Chattanooga Police Dept.


my prayers are with you as of right now, after gearing officer down and noticed the date as May 6, 2002, it brought back a more tragic day 7 months ago when we laid Deputy Donald Bond to rest. Seeing you on the TV show COPS was a nice thing, now you are gone and during your funeral there were your friends, family, CPD, HCSD and other police officers, deputy sheriff's and security officers just to remember you. CPD lost a good officer and I am very glad to be a officer of the cloth.

RIP badge 940

Security Officer Jason Trew
Uniguard Security Agency, Chattanooga, TN

Julie,I never knew you but you certainly made an impact on your community. We are all very proud of you for the service you gave. You will be missed tremendously. You are now in the presence of God. Our departments thoughts and prayers are with you,your family and your friends.May you rest in peace, and may God be with you on your journey. We will always remember CPD unit 940.

Pfc R Scott Martin
Pacolet Police Department- Pacolet S.C.

To Family and Friends of Officer Jacks,
This is to let you know that you were on the hearts,minds,thoughts and prayers of those who were at the S.W.A.T. competition in Spartanburg, S.C..

Police Officer K.C. McCabe
Gastonia Poice Department

I graduated with Julie, I thought so much of her, she was always so funny and kind to everyone. She could always lift your spirits in any situation. I deeply express my condolences for her family. She will always be remembered in my heart. I attended the big 8th grade Party and That was a wonderful memory that I had forgotten about until it was mentioned at her service. I will be praying for all of her family and close friends!!
All my prayers,
Tracie Belcher Record

Tracie Belcher Record

To the family, fiancé, friends and colleagues of Officer Jacks, I extend my deepest sympathy on the loss of this fine officer. You all will be in my prayers. The thin blue line is stretched a little thinner with her passing. Though I did not know Officer Jacks, I am sure I know why she put on the uniform and went to work every day. She was a credit to law enforcement and women in law enforcement. The International Association of Women Police salutes her. Godspeed, Julie.

Officer Donna C. Hillier
Purdue University Calumet police Department - Hammond, IN

To the officers that served with Officer Jacks:

Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. We mourn with you. There is no other pain so deep than the loss of a fellow officer, but in time God will help you move on. We would also extend our deepest sympathies to her family and her fiance, may God's grace comfort all.

Sgt. Mike Hansel
Newport Police Department



You had occasionally come to our ER to check on traffic accidents or to transport patients for us. You had the utmost courtesy and showed complete professionalism. So young to be taken so tragically. I'm sure that our Lord felt that your mission here was completed. I grieve for your families loss. Knowing that you are at the feet of our Savior I am glad for you. I am sure that Jesus himself met you at the gate. We here at the ER will miss your gentle, compassionate manner

Sherry Merrill RN

Sharon Merrill RN
Memorial Hospital ER

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