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

May you rest in peace. God bless you and your family.

Former Indiana Officer

November 1, 2005

I can't begin to tell the family of Officer Reaves how sorry I am for your loss. Unfortunatly I know exactly how they feel. My brother was killed 4 weeks ago by gunfire. He was an officer for the Chesapeake, Va force. These men, who made the ultimate sacrifice, are the very definition of the word HERO. My heart goes out to his whole family.

Julie Saffran
Brother of Officer Michael K. Saffran EOW 10/8/05

November 1, 2005

Rest in Peace. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, especially your wife and 2 beautiful children.

Wife of a Norfolk Police Officer

November 1, 2005

Officer Reeves,

I have never met you in person. Words can't express what i'm feeling. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with your beautiful family.

Telecommunicator II- Deborah Hanna
Norfolk Police Department

November 1, 2005

On behalf of the men and women of the La Habra Police Department we send our thoughts and condolences to the Norfolk Police Department and the family of Officer Reaves. It doesn't matter where we work, when one of our brothers or sisters fall, we all feel the pain and the loss. Rest in peace Officer Reaves. You will never be forgotten.

Sergeant Jeff Baylos
La Habra PD, California

November 1, 2005

To Officer Reaves, family and friends our hearts and prayers go out to you.

God Bless you

Terry MIyares, surviving spouse
Officer Emilio Miyares, Hialeah PD, Fl 11/6/86

November 1, 2005

Rest in Peace, Brother
I pray for a swift and harsh punishment for the person who did this, and peace for the family of Officer Reaves.

Chesterfield County PD (VA)

November 1, 2005

God Bless Ofc. Reaves and his family.

Ofc. C.B. Chandler
George Mason Police Department

November 1, 2005

Unbelievable. I will never understand why those who serve and protect have a target on them. The sad thing is, they would have been willing to give their life to save the turd who murdered them in any other situation.

November 1, 2005

Another of America's heroes has paid the ultimate sacrifice. You will live on in all of us who continue to proudly serve. To your family, friends and colleagues, may you find solace in the knowledge that Officer Reaves will not be forgotten, and you will be in our thoughts and prayers.

God Bless, and may you rest in peace, brother.

Sgt. Will Hoyt
Bellows Falls, VT PD

November 1, 2005

thank you so much for what you have done for the citizens of baltimore, and the citizens of norfolk. you were an angel on earth! god bless stan

baltimore city

November 1, 2005

What can you say. It is just heartbreaking that this had to happen. May the Lord be with the family, co-workers and especially the Children, thier is nothing "right" one can say, May the EVIL COWARD pay with his life. Please know Officer Reaves as i know you can that you will never be forgotten.

Cpl Gary Mintz, Director Traffic Enf.
Henderson County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

November 1, 2005

Officer Reaves, you have served your country and community with honor and dignity. We will carry on from here. To the family of Officer Reaves, you all are in our thoughts and prayers. Please remember that you all are now part of a much larger family. To the men and women of the Norfolk Police Department hold your heads high as you all carry on. And please be careful and watch each others backs. Rest in Peace...Brother.

Detective First Grade Robert F. Jackson
Metropolitan Police Department Washington D.C./Homicide Branch

November 1, 2005

Rest in Peace Brother.

Sgt. M. Bayne
Clayton Co. Police- Georgia

November 1, 2005

I remember seeing Stanley every morning in the academy sitting there with his coffee furnice he brought everyday with a smile on his face with little worries and always pushed himself through to succeed at what he did...he was the one to always make you smile and help you out with anything if will be missed alot...and never be forgotten 135...thoughts and prayers out to his family and friends.

Officer P. Shevock
Norfolk Police Dept.

November 1, 2005

A Part Of America Died: Somebody killed a police officer today, and a part of America died. A piece of our country he swore to protect will be buried with him at his side. The suspect who shot him will stand up in court with counsel demanding his rights. While a young widowed mother must work for her kids and spend alone many long nights. The beat that he walked was a battlefield too, just as if he'd gone off to war. Though the flag of our nation won't fly at half-mast, to his name they will add a gold star. Somebody killed a police officer today, It happened in your town or mine. While we slept in comfort behind our locked doors, a cop put his life on the line. Now his ghost walks a beat on a dark city street, and he stands at each new rookie's side. He answered the call and gave us his all, and a part of America died.
-Author Unknown

Officer Renee Kopczewski
Ohio State University Police

November 1, 2005

May god bless you and your family in this very,very trying time.Rest in peace brother.The watch is ours now

Middletown Twp , Pennsylvania,

November 1, 2005

While it is no consolation for your loss, our heartfelt sympathy goes out to the family and fellow officers of Officer Reaves.

Cpl Pedro Schmidt
Polizia Municipale Lodrio (Suisse)

November 1, 2005

Ofc. Reaves, you, your family, friends and fellow officers are in our thoughts and prayers.

AZ Narc

October 31, 2005

May you rest in peace my brother in blue.

Police Officer
North Carolina

October 31, 2005

The policeman stood and faced 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 of us who carry a badge
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 awfully 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 time I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've 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 a silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgement of his god.

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


October 31, 2005

Its a sad day to hear a fellow brother in blue to have his life end short. May you be in peace and paradise with your fellow brother's and sister's in heaven.

Deputy Sheriff
St. Johns County Sheriff's Office (FL)

October 31, 2005

Our hearts are bearly beginning to heal at our loss in Chesapeake just 3 weeks ago and now the wound is opened deeper. God bless your family as they deal with your ultimate sacrifice. Your courage to the badge will never be forgotten. Our prayers to your beautiful family.

Aux. Officer/Chaplain D.E. Karnes
Chesapeake (VA) Police Department

October 31, 2005

I worked with Stan in the northern dist.Here in baltimore and he was always willing to help you out in any way that he could. we have truly lost a good officer and one that i considered a true friend. R.I.P my friend my prayers are with your family

Detective tony green
Baltimore city police dept

October 31, 2005

I worked with Stan in Baltimore City. Stan was a good Police Officer and a better person. Stan was always willing to help anybody he could. I pary for his family in this time of need.

Detective Corey Britton
Howard County Police Department

October 31, 2005

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