Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Stanley Cornell Reaves

Norfolk Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Friday, October 28, 2005

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Reflections for Police Officer Stanley Cornell Reaves

Rest I Peace Officer Reaves, Thank you for your service, God Bless your Co-Workers, Friends & Family.

Michael Hopkins
friend to Law enforcement Phila. Pa

November 2, 2005

God Bless You Your Family And The Dedicated Men And Women Of Norfolk Police.
May Te Lord Keep You and Your Family as we will never forget your sacrifice.
May You Rest Peacefully as we will continue to move forward with our watches.
May your Family receive peace from the Lord as we received peace from your presence.


We Will Never Forget You........

Deputy
Chesapeake, Va Sheriffs Office

November 2, 2005

In Valor there is Hope. Rest in Peace.

Detective Chris Welby
Bridgeton, Mo. Police Dept.

November 2, 2005

Thank God the coward is locked up..I visited you a couple days ago and have kept a close watch on the job...God Bless you my brother...the Thin Blue Line will remember always...HTN

Sgt. (Ret) (Former NPD)
Camden County NJ MCU/HOM

November 2, 2005

My prayers are for the family of Officer Reaves in their loss of a husband and father, but know that he
is watching over you. I am grateful the guilty party has been apprehended
and justice will be served. God Bless
and Keep All of our Police Officers.

Citizen Grace
St. Louis County

November 2, 2005

Your watch is over my Brother, go with God. Thank you for your dedicated service. God Bless you, your family, your Department and friends.

Motor Ofc. C.H. Spurlin
Gwinnett Co. P.D.

November 2, 2005

My thoughts are with your family friends and fellow Officers.

Officer Julie D. Schmidt
Louisville Metro Police Department

November 2, 2005

I just read that the suspect in this tragedy has been captured. How fitting that it happened on the day that Officer Reaves is laid to rest.

I left NPD in 2003 and didn't have the pleasure of working with Officer Reaves, but that didn't stop me from grieving.

Rest in peace, Officer Reaves.

Sherri Woodie/Former Operations Officer
Norfolk PD

November 2, 2005

I heard the news today of an officer from a department this close to home losing his life in the line of duty. In this job we're often forced to keep our emotions suppressed, but I couldn't help not shedding a tear. The part that pains me the most whenever I hear news like this is the thought of family left behind... not just the ones tied by blood, but the ones in blue as well. Words simply cannot sufficiently express my condolences. Although every cop's death is sad indeed, this one hits so close to home because this fine brother was doing nothing but helping a citizen in need. Rest in peace.

Officer
Prince William County Police Dept, Virginia

November 2, 2005

OFFICER REAVES,THAT DREADFUL EVENING I WAS DISPATCHER FOR THE DETECTIVE AND TRAFFIC CHANNEL WHEN THE CALL CAME IN AND ALL I COULD THINK OF WAS..I WANTED THE SUSPECT TO BE CAPTURED. I DID NOT WANT TO BE RELIEVED FROM THE CHANNEL UNTIL SUSPECT WAS CAPTURED. I RELUCTANTLY HAD TO BE FORCED FROM THE CHANNEL BY MY SUPERVISOR, AND MY FIANCE - WHO IS ALSO A NORFOLK POLICE OFFICER, WHOM I ALSO WORRY ABOUT BECAUSE HE IS ALSO ON PATROL. MY SOUL CRIED BECAUSE I DID NOT WANT TO BE RELIEVED OFF THE CHANNEL. I WANTED TO SEE THIS HIDEOUS INDIVIDUAL IN CUSTODY BECAUSE HE TOOK THIS BEAUTIFUL SOUL AND A GUARDIAN OF JUSTICE FROM MY WATCH. I WANTED JUSTICE FOR THIS COURAGEOUS SOUL, SON, HUSBAND, FATHER AND A VOICE OF PEACE TO BE JUSTIFIED. OFFICER STANLEY REAVES LOOK DOWN UPON US ALL AND PROTECT YOUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS ON PATROL. MAY YOUR ESSENCE GIVE US ALL ENCOURAGEMENT THAT YOUR GREATEST GIFT TO US ALL MAY NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. GOD BLESS YOU AND MAY YOUR FAMILY BE BLESSED AND THANK YOU FOR GIVING ME A SIGNAL FOUR (I'M OK).

OFFICER MAUGA AND DISPATCHER AYALA
NORFOLK POLICE AND NORFOLK EOC

November 2, 2005

I REMINBER WHEN OFFICER REAVES FIRST STEP IN THE DOOR WITH HIS CLASS.I WAS JOKING HOW BIG HE WAS.MY HEART HURT OF THIS SAD NEWS.GOD BLESS THE FAMILY.

OPERATION OFFICER FRED LITTLE
NORFOLK POLICE DEPT

November 1, 2005

i am so sorry for your loss. no words can express the grief that you must feel. god bless your family and co-workers. we have another angel watching over our men in blue. thank you for protecting us!

wife of anne arundel county officer

November 1, 2005

My heart, thoughts, condolences and prayers go out to the entire Reaves Family. He was part of our family too and he will always be remembered. God Bless you all.

Dispatcher Cain
NPD

November 1, 2005

My heart, thoughts, condolences and prayers go out to the entire Reaves Family. He was part of our family too and he will always be remembered. God Bless you all.

Dispatcher Cain
NPD

November 1, 2005

Brother Reaves you will always remain in my memory I feel honored to have been in the Trauma Bay with you as you drew you last breath and passed into heaven, you can rest in peace knowing that your family will always be part of ours they will not need or want for anything other than their father and husband. Watch over us and we have the watch from here. The coward who took you from this world will be found and justice will be served.

Detective G. C. Wall
Norfolk Police Department

November 1, 2005

The prayers and thoughts of our family go out to the family of Officer Reaves. We know first hand how difficult this can be and are certainly far from recovering ourselves from our loss. We have vowed to try and help any family of a fallen officer. Our prayers are that the individual(s) responsible for this be brought to justice in this life and the next. The only advice we can offer is to take things one day at a time and to remember all of the good. If Stan was anything like Jonathan, the last thing he would want you to do is suffer.

Love
Shawn & Michelle Rogers
Sister & Brother-in-law of Jonathan Dragus EOW 10/20/05 Oklahoma City Police Dept.

Shawn Rogers

November 1, 2005

To your family, loved ones, friends and fellow law enforcement family:
May God be with you and give you peace, and the strength to go on with out your loved one.

To Officer Stanley Reaves - You made the ultimate sacrifice in protecting your community, may you rest in peace, and know you will never be forgotten. This prayer is for you:

Saint Michael, heaven's glorious commissioner of police, who once so neatly and successfully cleared God's premises of all its undesirables, look with kindly and professional eyes on your earthly force.

Give us cool heads, stout hearts, and uncanny flair for investigation and wise judgment.

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, Saint Michael, from your own experiences with the devil, that the police officer'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 earthly 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 for all of the people.

Sergeant Craig S. Lovelace
Norfolk Police Department - Virginia

November 1, 2005

I am deeply saddened to learn of this great tragedy. My heart goes out to the Reaves family. May God bless and keep you is my prayer.

Thomas C. Carthron, Jr.

November 1, 2005

MAY GOD BE WITH YOU IN HEAVEN YOU ARE IN OUR HEARTS FOREVER OUR BROTHER!!!! REST IN PEACE FOR YOU ARE ALWAYS IN OUR HEARTS!!!

PTL.K.WATT
DURHAM P0LICE DEPT

November 1, 2005

MAY GOD BE WITH YOU IN HEAVEN YOU ARE IN OUR HEARTS FOREVER OUR BROTHER!!!! REST IN PEACE FOR YOU ARE ALWAYS IN OUR HEARTS!!!

PTL.K.WATT
DURHAM P0LICE DEPT

November 1, 2005

May the Lord bless and watch over your family, until you meet again. Thank you for your service to the community and the Nation at large.

T. Vrabel, Cpl
San Diego Sheriff's Department

November 1, 2005

I worked with Stan when he was in sector 4 of the Southern District.He was one of the good guys.
God bless your family, and rest in peace.

Officer Gary S. Cichowicz
Baltimore Police Dept.

November 1, 2005

GOD BLESS THE REAVES FAMILY. OFFICER REAVES IS IN A BETTER PLACE NOW, HE'S WITH GOD. I PRAY FOR HIS WIFE AND CHILDREN. I PRAY FOR AGENCY. HIS BROTHER AND SISTER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WILL NOT REST UNTIL THE PERSON WHO COMMITTED THIS CRIME IS IN CUSTODY. HIS KILLER WILL BE CAUGHT. NEVER FORGOTTEN!!!

DETECTIVE LIONEL GARRETT
INGLEWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT

November 1, 2005

I am 33 years old also and I have been in law enforcement for 8 1/2 years. I have a son and daughter and I know how much I love being a cop. So I look at his death in a different way like that could have been me. I send my deepest sympathy and condolences to the Norfolk Police Department and I want to say "thank you" to Officer Reaves family for providing such a wonderful human being that god appointed as a peacekeeper.

I hope you catch the person who took such a wonderful person from all of us and may god protect you all.

Timothy R. Holt
Grand River, Ohio (GRPD)

November 1, 2005

On behalf of the officers at ONI, I would like to extend my condolences and deepest sympathy to Officer Reaves family, friends, and the Norfolk Police Department. Our thoughts and prays are with you all. Thanks Officer Reaves for a job well done. May your soul rest in peace.

Sergeant Garey Bostick
Office of Naval Intelligence Police

November 1, 2005

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