Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Sergeant James Lloyd Allen

Providence Police Department, Rhode Island

End of Watch Sunday, April 17, 2005

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Reflections for Detective Sergeant James Lloyd Allen

I'm thankful the criminal that did this has been captured, I will never understand where such people come from! Please accept my sincere sympathy at the loss of yet another fine officer who only wanted to protect and serve and be with family and friends when his day was over - that is what my son wanted. They are with many fine officers in heaven now watching over us (though sometimes that doesn't feel comforting - we'd rather have them with us). In time may you find comfort in having wonderful memories of James, God bless you.

Mother of officer Kevin Lamm - EOW 1-1-9

April 21, 2005

"The solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom" ---Abraham Lincoln

Pride seems a silly word at a time like this, but pride is what Det. Allen's family should feel. Pride at his service, his dedication, his longevity, and his legacy. Your husband, son, father, friend, and co-worker died a hero.

God Bless the Allen Family.

Det. Cpl. Kimberly Edwards
Burlington VT Police Department

April 21, 2005

While we're off traveling on protection assignments, we sleep better at night knowing that you and others like you are home protecting our families. In doing so, you and many others have given their lives - For that we are eternally gratefull!

Thank you, god bless you and your family. With great sorrow, respect, and appreciation we say goodbye to a brave brother.

United States Secret Service

April 21, 2005

As a memeber of the community you died serving and protecting, I thank you for your sacrifice, and the sacrifice of your family. You are with the Lord.

Richard Cooney
Resident of Providence

April 21, 2005

my heart goes out to the family and freinds and co workers. god bless you all.wife of Det William Rolniak Jr (EOW 2-4 -04)

April 21, 2005

Detective Allen May You Rest In Peace And Continue To Look Down Upon Your Fellow Brothers And Sisters In Blue.God

April 21, 2005

Rest in Peace Brother. You have earned your place among the Heroes of Heroes and we are proud to call you Brother. Be assured your loved ones are not alone for we are but a phone call away.

Bob Johnson VA-VI

Bob Johnson U.S.Marshal's (Ret'd)
Blue Knights International Police Assn.

April 21, 2005

my prayers are with you and you my eyes you are a hero.peace and god bless

April 21, 2005

From the men and women of LAPD, Rampart Division, we would like to express our condolences and send our prayers to the family and colleagues of Detective Allen. He was taken too soon but take solace in knowing that he gave all in the service of others. May you rest in peace brother.

Sgt Mike Patriquin

April 21, 2005

I was saddened to see yet another police officer's life ended so early by the hand of a criminal. God bless you and your family, Sgt. Allen, and rest assured that those around you will never forget the excellent work that you have done in serving your community.

Deputy Daniel Luffman
Monroe County (NY) Sheriff's Office

April 21, 2005

May God hold you and your family, in the palm of his hand.

We will all meet you, someday, at the gates of Heaven.

A Rhode Island Trooper
Rhode Island State Police

April 20, 2005

Every day Policemen go to work, they serve their country and the people in more ways than recognized. By their mere presence, they protect and serve the citizens of every City and State and deter criminal activity.

Their call to duty lies deeper then what the public witnesses. Every day, every shift, and every hour, their lives are put at risk. Inside their hearts, they have Pride, Courage, Honor, and Loyalty. From issuing a citation to a traffic offender, to fighting the most violent criminals, they’re here to make the streets and neighborhoods safe.

Safe, so that Old Glory may fly proudly. Safe, so that the President and Congress can effectively govern America. Safe, so that the Soldiers may live in peace to protect our Country from foreign enemies. Safe, so that citizens may tour the Country, learn the history, and visit monumental sites that gave America freedom. Safe, so those families can peacefully live.

One day could be quite peaceful, while the next could be time to rock and roll. That is why they must never go against the brotherhood that is formed. City, State, or Federal, all Police, nationwide, has a common bond. A special Comradeship. They are their own family. One must never leave a brother behind, become a quitter, or worse yet, a coward. Lead, follow, or get the hell out of the way.

When their shift is over, they hang up their gun belts, take off their badges, and return home to their families. But, their service never ends.

Rest in peace my brother we will take the watch from here.


April 20, 2005

I wish to say I am sorry to the family, and as a Police Officer, I hate to see A BROTHER,and a HERO FALL.

officer Dean Nelson
ft totten P.D. North Dakota

April 20, 2005

From all at this unit Thank You for your daily work to keep our state capitol safe, and your unselfish dedication to duty. And also a deep apprecition to his family for the support that they gave in his doing so.

SSG John J Caetano
169th Military Police Company (CS)

April 20, 2005

James you will always be missed and i will never forget what you have taught me. R.I.P. Detective Allen

April 20, 2005

May GOD bless your family and friends at this terrible time. Thank you for serving and protecting, Sir. Rest in peace.

Shirley Roberts-La.
Aunt of Fallen Officer John Logan EOW-March 14, 2004

April 20, 2005

The members of the New York State Police extend our thoughts and prayers to the family of Detective Allen and to the Providence Police Department.

New York State Police

April 20, 2005

Sgt. Allen was one of the most warm and friendly officers I ever met. Even when he was on duty at the whole foods store he always welcomed me with a smile and friendly hand shake. Sgt. Allen's passing has affected me deeply.May he rest in peace forever.

Gerald A.Blasi Mtls. Technician Eng.

April 20, 2005

I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to James Allen for his years of extraordinary public service. May his memory serve as inspiration for others. God bless his soul.

Carl Twomey Citizen

April 19, 2005

ST. Michael, Heaven's glorious Commissioner of Police, who once so neatly and successfully cleared GOD's premises of all it's undesireables,
look with kindly and professional eye on your earthly force.

Give us cool heads, stout hearts, hard punches, an uncanny flair for investigation and wise judgement.

Make us the terror of burglars, the friend of children and law-abiding citizens, kind to strangers, polite to bores, strict with law breakers and impervious to temptations.

You know, ST. Michael, from your own experiences with the devil that the policeman's lot on earth is not always a happy one; but your sense of duty that so pleased God, your hard knocks that so surprised the Devil, and your Angelic self-control give us inspiration.

And when we lay down our nightsticks, enroll us in your Heavenly Force, where we will be as proud to guard the throne of GOD as we have been to guard the city of men.

Jimmy you gave your life to make our’s safer, for this I thank you. May you rest in peace, and may your family find comfort in knowing you will never be forgotten. May your brothers and sisters in Providence find the strength to carry on, and try to fill your shoes. (Former Providence police reserve officer)

Officer J. Dupre
North Port Police Department Florida

April 19, 2005

God be with you and your family. THANK YOU for your service SIR.

Detective Lionel Garrett
Inglewood Police Department

April 19, 2005

God Bless your family and thank you for your dedicated service detective. You will not be forgotten.

Retired Officer

April 19, 2005

Detective James Allen is Lost but not forgotten. He will be remebered by all. My deepest condolences go out to his family.


April 19, 2005

This reflection is a simple one - THANK YOU...

A Grateful City
A Citizen Of Providence

April 19, 2005

I am so very sorry for your loss. We have recently lost one of our officer's while trying to protect a child, and know the pain each of you are feeling. You are all in our thoughts and prayers

Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

April 19, 2005

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