Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Reserve Deputy John Paul Sandlin

Solano County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Friday, April 23, 2004

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Reflections for Reserve Deputy John Paul Sandlin

I wanted to thank you for your sacrifice. I truly respect someone who does this job for the mere satisfaction of it without receiving a paycheck. Thank you again and rest in peace brother.

Off Tim Nichols #85
San Francisco PD

April 25, 2004

Take care and God bless sir. We'll take it from here.

Deputy Sheriff
LA County Sheriff's Dept.

April 25, 2004

I stop by this website everyday after the death of my brother and am happy for everyday that goes by and a new name has not been added, and yet very saddened when a name is added.

I extend my sincere sympathies to the family freinds and co-workers of Reserve Deputy Sandlin. I pray God is your comfort and know that the thoughts of many are with you.

Deputy Sandlin thank you for your selfless acts, your sacrifice, courage and dedication. You will not be forgotton.


Emory, Ephrata, WA
brother of Ferry County WA Undersheriff Matt Lane EOW 5/30/03

April 24, 2004

Our deepest sympathy to the family of Reserve Deputy John Sandlin … and the Solano County Sheriff's Department
… our hearts and prayers are with you all...... Thank you for a job well done John.. rest in peace as you continue your watch from the heavens......your memory will never be forgotten...

God Bless....Be Safe..... and wear your vests...

Vin, Pook and all of us at beyond-the-blue

Vin and Pook- Site Owners

April 24, 2004

The members of the Royal Palm Beach Police Department wish to extend our deepest sympathies to the family, coworkers, and friends of Deputy John Sandlin. He has fought the good fight and has now gone to his reward. Many of our brothers and sisters are gone, but none are ever forgotten.

Sergeant T. E. Murphy
Royal Palm Beach, Fl. P. D.

April 24, 2004



April 24, 2004

My deepest sympathies to Deputy Sandlin's friends, family, and co-workers.

Rest in peace.

Reserve Officer Jeff Connell
Atwater Police Dept

April 24, 2004

Rest in peace sir. Thank you for your service.

concerned citizen

April 24, 2004

My Fallen Brother,

Your service will NEVER be forgotten. May God watch over your family and friends.
Rest in peace...

Dep Kevin Angell #2016
Sarasota Co Sheriff's Office Honor Guard

April 24, 2004

I have fought a good fight,
I have finished my course,
I have kept the faith: 2 Timothy 4:7 KJV

Rest In Peace Brother.....

Constable Dave Austin
Dekalb Co. Alabama Constable/K9 Handler

April 24, 2004

"The Final Inspection"

The policeman stood and faced his God,
which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining,
just as brightly as his brass.

"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"

The policeman squared his shoulders
and said, "No Lord. I guess I ain't.
Because those who carry badges,
can't always be a saint."

"I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough...
and sometimes I've been violent
because the streets are awful tough."

"But I never took a penny,
that wasn't mine to keep...
though I worked a lot of overtime
when the bills got just too steep."

"And I never passed a cry for help,
though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I wept unmanly tears."

"I know I don't deserve a place
among the people here.
They never wanted me around
except to calm their fear."

"If you've a place for me here, Lord,
it needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But, if you don't...I'll understand."

There was silence all around the throne,
where saints had often trod,
as the policeman waited quietly
for the judgement of his God.

"Step forward now, policeman
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on heaven's streets.
You've done your time in hell."

North Sacramento CHP

April 24, 2004

Rest in peace brother.

Police Officer
Burlington Township PD NJ

April 24, 2004

Rest in peace knowing that you did a Job Well Done........


April 24, 2004

I would like to extend my condolences to Deputy Sandlin's family and friends, and to the men and women of the Solano County Sheriff's Department. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of tragedy. Rest in peace Deputy Sandlin, your duty here is done.

Deputy Sheriff
Butte County Sheriff's Office

April 24, 2004

Rest easy brother, The watch is ours now.

Atlanta Police

April 24, 2004

To the wife, children, grandchildren, family, friends and coworkers my heart and prayers are with you all. May God be with you all in this terrible time of loss. Thank you Deputy Sandlin for a job well done and continue your watch of safer streets now, rest in peace.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee D. Azure, EOW 08/06/02

April 24, 2004

Deputy Sandlin, you may now rest in peace Brother. Our prayers go out to you and your family. Watch over us from above. IN VALOR THERE IS HOPE!

Officer Rich Cheatham
Va Beach Police Dept

April 24, 2004

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