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


reserve officer randy kerfoot



Thank you Ofc.Jacks for the sacrifice that you have made for all of us. My prayers are with you and your family.
Rest in Peace my Sister in Blue.

Former Police Officer (Federal)

"...weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning." Psalm 30:5

It is so sad to yet again hear of a Police Officer killed in the line of duty so that others may be safe. Though I never met officer Jacks, after reading the accounts of what happened and after hearing what an extraordianry person she is, I feel like I have known her for a lifetime. I can not begin to imagine the pain and sorrow that her family and her co-workers are feeling right now, but they are all constantly in my thoughts and prayers. Officer Jacks is a true inspiration to all of us who yet remain to fight the good fight. My heart is truly saddened at this tragic and sensless death. May God shine his perpetual light upon you Julie, and you may rest in eternal peace. We will never forget you!


God bless Officer Julie Jacks, her family, friends, and co workers. Rest in eternal peace. No evil can harm you now.

Deputy Sheriff Barry Hill
Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

To a fallen sister in blue, may God keep you in his loving arms. You gave your life so that others may live. You will forever remain a hero and you will forever be missed by those of us who never met you. I did not know you Officer Jacks, but I know of what you were made. God Bless you and your family in this most difficult time. Until we meet in a better place.............

Sgt. A. Whitney
Yuma County Sheriff's Office, Yuma, AZ

Rest in peace Officer Jacks. You are a true hero.

Agent Matt Hanna
US Border Patrol

My sincerest sympathies go out to Officer Julie Jacks' family and to her fiance, also an officer. I hear about this terrible act from a friend who lives in Chattanooga and who was nearby the incident. As my friend was visibly upset, I was deeply saddened by this senseless act. The Thin Blue Line gets thinner, unfortunately all too often.

I will pray for Julie and her family and for the many others whom this page memoralizes.

Bill Farrell

SFC William Farrell
US Army Military Police Retired

i am so sorry to hear of your loss. she gave the ultimate. we love her for that and we will miss her. god bless her and her family

Our prayers and thoughts to the family and friends of Officer Jacks. May the Lord comfort and protect you.

Rest now my sister. Our sadness is only surpassed by our admiration of you and your courage.

Officer John Tanabe
United States Mint Police

To the family, fellow officers, and staff of the Chattanooga Police Department. The staff at the Panola County Sheriff's Department share in your grief and sorrow, and our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. May God bless and keep each of you.

E-911 Dispatch Tommy Waldo
Panola County Sheriff's Department Batesville, Mississippi

Another officer has fallen to a senseless death. I did not know Julie well but I had the privilage meeting her several times at court and the jail. I know Julie loved her job and worked hard at it.

Our area has seen to many police deaths this year. Lets not let it happen again.

Julie, God bless you and your family. Our prayers are with you.

Deputy Mike Cox
Hamilton County Sheriffs Dept.

I'm sure I speak for all members of Law Enforcement, and the Cleveland Police Department , when I say May God Bless and Keep the soul of Officer Jacks, and may there be no pain in Heaven.

PO Kenneth M Busler
Cleveland, OH

God Bless ~ Rest Easy!
To the family of Officer Julie Jacks: You will be in my prayers!

Investigator Dana King
Military Police Corps, U.S. ARMY


God bless you as you depart this cruel life to patrol the Streets of Gold. You were always a dedicated professional in every way. You were like our little sister here in Fox Team. I guess when the Lord needed the best officer he could find, you naturally came to His mind.

Officer Michael Short
Chattanooga Police Department

To the Family, Fiancee, Friends, and Colleauges of Officer Julie Jacks,

Words cannot come close to immediately easing your sorrow and pain. However, He who bore our sorrows can and will. Our prayers and thoughts go up for you in this time and may the Lord give you grace and strength for the days ahead.

In His Name,

Jack H. Lanier, Jr.
Chaplain, Longview Police Department (TX)
MSgt. USAF Fire Protection
Currently, Asst.Chief, Minot AFB Fire Department
since Presidental call-up of Reservists for War on Terror

Longview Police Department (TX)

To Julie's family & friends,
May God give you the tears to cry, the time to rest, the friends to help you through each day, the strength to continue living & the wonderful memories to reflect on as you go through this most difficult time. As I read about each officer whose name appears every week on ODMP, I can't help but wonder....why so many? Why so often? Why? It is so hard to find peace inside when you lose an officer (especially a family member) and know that there are many more familys & friends who go through the same hell each week. Your loved one will never be forgotten. I pray that God will help you in all the ways that you need in the days, months & years to come.

Denise L. Taylor
Survivor: Calvin E. Taylor EOW: 10-3-01

(I'll never forget the day that Officer Jacks was killed; it was exactly 7 months from the day of Calvin's funeral - may they walk heaven's streets together)

TC Denise L. Taylor
NC Highway Patrol


Words cannot express how many of us feel inside.
When I heard the news, it felt like a part of me died inside.
Julie was a good Officer; The best of the best - trained by the best. Without a doubt, many of us would trade places, or lay our own lives down - if we could.
Julie was a friend to me, and my wife. We've answered numerous calls together, fought together, laughed together.

Fox Team will always remember. You are a Hero. Rest easy, little sister.

Patrolman Brian Moseley #868
Chattanooga Police Dept.

Julie you will be missed by all that knew you and ones that didn't know you. Your life was taken trying to protect others. We will never forget your professionalism or the way you loved your job. I know you are in heaven looking down on us and will now protect us forever.

Sgt. Corliss A. Cooper
Chattanooga Police Department

I saw officer Jacks on Cops this weekend. My thoughts and prayers are with her family and fellow officers. My god bless us all who do this dangerous and sometimes rewarding job. It takes a special type of person to be a law enforcement officer and I am confident that Officer Jacks was that type of person. God Bless.

Deputy Jeff Mayer
Orange County Sheriff's Office


God bless the family and friends of our fallen sister Officer Jacks. My heart goes out to the Chattanooga Police Department and I pray that they find solice in this hard time.

Officer Matt Cabot
Thornton Police Dept.

SWAT Entry Team Officer Matt Cabot
Thornton, Colo. Police Department

I did not know you, but your bravery and heroism has touched me as much as the valor and courage I have witnessed at Ground Zero. As a former street cop, I cant help but feel I have lost another member of my family. My heart sheds silent tears in your memory.

May all the angels in heaven hold you in their warm embrace.

FAM Tony Bassi, (former Police Officer)
US Federal Air Marshal Service

As a lifelong Law Enforcement Officer, it hurts me deeply to hear of the death of another officer. Now that my wife is an officer, the pain is even deeper. We know this is a possibility when we put on our uniforms each day, but still, we are never prepared. Our thoughts and prayers are with Officer Jacks family and friends. God is holding her close today.

Training Officer Rodney Johnson
Dekalb County, AL. 911

My prayers go out to the fiance,family and friends of Officer Jacks. God has taken another angel home. Bless you all.

Deputy Brett Roberts
U.S. Marshals Service

To the Family, and friends.
I feel how weak and fruitless must be any words of mine that would attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot reframe from tendering to you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Nation, and the cause Julie died for. I pray that our heavenly father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost and the solonm pride that must be yours to have laid down so costly a sacrifice upon the alter of Justice.


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