Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Joseph James Sepp, Jr.

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, November 10, 2002

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Reflections for Trooper Joseph James Sepp, Jr.

Trooper Joe,
Remembering you on the anniversary of your death.
Time has not diminished your sacrifice. My heart goes
out to your wife and children. May they lean on Jesus
for guidance and support. You are loved and missed!
Lynn Kole
Washington State

November 10, 2006

Joe,

It's been awhile since anyone has posted on your site. I just wanted you to know that you are not forgotten at the barracks. I see or hear thing that remind me of you everyday. Just the other night, Summerhill Twp police had a chase on almost the exact same route of the chase on that fateful night in November 2002. Fortunately this one came out a little better, but it was still a reminder of what you sacrificed that night. God bless you and your family and always remember everyone at the Ebensburg Barracks is thinking of you on the upcoming anniversary of the night you gave the ultimate sacrifice........ You are a hero!


All your Brothers and Sisters at PSP Ebensburg

October 31, 2006

Trooper Sepp, you are a true hero and as everybody knows, a hero never dies. May God watch over your family always and may you watch over your brother and sister officers from above.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

September 30, 2006

May God bless your family. I am suer you are missed each day!

December 23, 2005

Brother Sepp,

May the road rise up to meet you,
May the wind be always at your back,
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
And the rains fall soft upon your fields,
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the palm of His hand.

Respectfully,
You’re Brothers in Blue

Untouchables LE Motorcycle Club

December 6, 2005

It's HERO's Like you that inspired me to set my path in life on law enforcement.I remember the day you answered the Lord's "call" being from Altoona, it hit home hard. You aren't forotten my you be ever watchful of your family, friends and fellow Troopers/Officer's. Protect them as they protect other's and keep them ever vigilant and rightous in their duty.

Spc Yarnell
372nd Military Police Company

November 17, 2005

R I P Hero!

Tpr.
MA STATE POLICE

November 10, 2005

We did not know you, but remember your sacrifice with gratitude. Our hearts go out to your family and friends always, but especially on this anniversary of losing you.

Friends of GAC Beuf, Phx PD, eow 11/1/99

November 10, 2005

It has been 3 years since you were called away and I know the pain still runs deep in the hearts of those that love and miss you. Keep watch over your family and guide them through life. You are a true hero and will never be forgotten.

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

Bob Gordon

November 9, 2005

Joe,
Troop A has been forever changed since you were taken from us. None of us have forgotten, or ever will, the sacrifice that you gave. May God hold you in his grace, and bless your family.

I am a Pennsylvania State Trooper, a soldier of the law........

PSP Trooper
Pennsylvania State Police

November 5, 2005

Joe, there's not a day i don't think of you,
you're brother Dean

Trooper KERKLO
PA STATE POLICE

October 19, 2005

Joe, as time goes on and the days pass, I think of your bravery and courage you have. Tonight will be another night, I'll be looking at that star that is shinning so bright. Thinking of you the day it was done,
still wishing that day had not begun.
Even though I had not known you, people of your kind are very few. Joe hopefully you get the messages I mean,
through my prayers that you have seen.
Until we meet again...Joe.

Paul D. (Zukey)

July 6, 2005

Joe,

As I'm getting my gear together to go to DC for another national memorial service I'm thinking of you and your family that I only met at your funeral nearly two and a half years ago. I think about you and them quite frequently. Rest in peace my brother. Thanks for watching over us.

A Fellow Trooper

May 13, 2005

JOE,
I WILL NEVER FORGET THE DAY OF YOUR FUNERAL.
AS MYSELF AND SEVERAL POLICE UNITS WERE ON THE HIGHWAY, AT LEAST TWENTY MORE CARS ALL WITH THIER LIGHTS ON, CAME UPON US FROM AN ENTRANCE RAMP.
I REMEMBER CALLING MY WIFE TO TELL HER THAT ALTHOUGH THIS WAS A SAD OCCASION, I WAS VERY PROUD TO BE A POLICEMAN, AND TO SEE YOUR BROTHERS HURRYING TO YOUR SIDE.
ALSO, YOUR WIFE GAVE HER FINAL TRIBUTES OVER THE CHURCH LOUDPEAKER, AS WE COULD NOT GET INSIDE THE CHURCH DUE TO THE HUNDREDS WHO WERE THERE, AND WHO WALKED AFTER THE MASS ALONG THE COBBLESTONE STREETS TO YOUR FINAL RESTING PLACE.
GOD WILL ALWAYS BE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.
NVH/RTPD

OFFICER N V HODGES
ROBINSON TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPT

March 19, 2005

Trooper Sepp,
I just wanted to express my deepest sympathy to your family and co-workers, and to say that you are in my prayers. God speed and God bless, my brother, from a fellow Trooper from New York.

Sergeant Michael E Kopp Jr.
New York State Police-Troop T

January 21, 2005

Iam sitting here today Dec 21 2004 reading this story about a brave HERO one who served and died for the love of safety and justice... As i sit here my brother is a Gaston County Police Officer in NC and i pray he is safe everyday but after reading this i pray for your family IAM SORRY.. I now am leaving the USMC to join my brother and your husband Trooper Sepp in the Law Enforcement Family i only hope i can be as good of an officer as them.. Sorry once again for you and yours..

Cpl Lubert Hastings PA
USMC

December 21, 2004

2 years ago today...I haven't forgotten...

Trooper
NCSHP

November 10, 2004

On February 11, 2004, the accused was sentenced to Life in Prison without parole for the murder of Joe and an additional 13-40 years for the attempted homicide of Joe's partner. Those of us who served with Joe would like to thank everyone who sent your words of support and rememberence for Joe.

Tpr. PSP Ebensburg
PSP- Ebensburg

February 14, 2004

Here is an paragragh of what Ted Kennedy said for Bobby at his funeral...I think this fits Joe so Well:


This is the way he lived. My brother need not be idealized, or enlarged in death beyond what he was in life, to be remembered simply as a good and decent man, who saw wrong and tried to right it, saw suffering and tried to heal it, saw war and tried to stop it.
Those of us who loved him and who take him to his rest today, pray that what he was to us and what he wished for others will some day come to pass for all the world.
As he said many times, in many parts of this nation, to those he touched and who sought to touch him:
“Some men see things as they are and say why. I dream things that never were and say why not.”

See you later Joe...

Dan Jones
A friend who Joe touched

November 12, 2003

Hey Joe,

I know you are looking down at us with that devilish smile you have. I will always remember you. We had a great time at Sani-Dairy when you worked there before you went to the acadamy. I can't say goodbye beacuse I know we will see each other again...so I will just say see you later..Dan

November 12, 2003

At the beginning of every shift I supervise, myself and the other officers on shift dedicate the day to the memory of a fallen officer.

Tonight, November 10, 2003 we dedicated the shift to the memory of Trooper Joseph James Sepp who died on this date one year ago.

When one law enforcement officer falls, we all stumble for a while, but we will carry on.

Trooper Sepp's sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Sgt. Paul Bissonnette
Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Surrey, BC

November 10, 2003

Rest in peace troop, your tour is completed. We continue on remembering you and all the fallen.

Senior Trooper
Virginia State Police

November 10, 2003

It is because of officers like you that I enjoy arresting drunk/impared drivers.

Rest In Peace, My Brother

September 28, 2003

Though I only knew you to say hi every now & then, and spoke to you once about witnessing a traffic accident I will always remember you as a good man. It's men and women like you that have inspired my interest in Law Enforcement, though I haven't chased after that dream just yet, because Im not sure if that's my calling. It takes a special person to be a Police Officer. My prayers are with your family & colleagues always. Gone but not forgotten. I pray the Lord your soul to keep and I pray your family will someday find peace.
~Jenny Marie~

Jennifer Marie

September 22, 2003

While I did not know Trooper Sepp, someone that has recently become
very close to me did, and several months later is still understandably
hurting. I want you to know, Trooper Sepp, that you are sorely missed
and very respected (since messages of respect seem to come few and
far between as far as police are concerned lately). I won't mention
names, but you know who i'm talking about...please watch over him for
me...keep him safe, so that he might keep others safe. Bring him home
every night and never let him forget how much we care. He is one of
yours...and never forget that he misses you and thinks about you all the
time.
I will pray for your wife and children, may they know that you are with
God now and that you will watch over them and see them soon.

anonymous

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