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

On behalf of the men and women of the Camillus POlice Department, our deepest sympathy's to the family, friends and co-workers of Police Officer Stanley Cornell Reaves. Rest in Peace Brother, we now have the Watch.

PBA
Town of Camillus Police Department, NY

October 30, 2005

We were in the Academy together and your words of wisdom got a lot of us through. You're a true hero in my eyes. I will never forget you or your stories. My you rest in peace and watch over all of us. True Blue "72"

Officer A. Clark
NPD

October 30, 2005

I would like to extend my condolences and deepest sympathy to Officer Reaves family, friends, and the Norfolk Police Department. My thoughts and prays are with you all. Thanks Officer Reaves for a job well done. You are a true hero, I salute you. May your soul rest in peace.

Patrol Officer
Prince George's County, Maryland

October 30, 2005

You will never be forgotten by your brothers in BLUE!! R I P your watch is over we will take it from here. Your brothers in Michigan!!!

Ofc. J. Dixon
Brownstown Police Dept., MI

October 30, 2005

To the family and friends of Officer Stanley Cornell Reaves, and his fellow officers with the Norfolk Police Dept:

On behalf of our entire family, I wish to extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Officer Reaves was brutally murdered.
His dedication and valor will never be forgotten.

Our family grieves with you and for you.
We share your agony as we lost our beloved Larry Lasater of the Pittsburg Police Dept. when he was fatally shot on April 23, 2005 during a foot pursuit of two bank robbers.

May you be comforted by the caring and support of your law enforcement family, and other police survivors. There are many who will be with you each step of the painful journey you now face.

I hope that the despicable criminal who committed this terrible act will soon be apprehended, and justice served.

This refection is sent with the utmost respect for the service Officer Reaves gave to his community as a law enforcement officer, and to his country through his military service, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on October 28, 200.

Phyllis Loya, mother of Larry Lasater, Pittsburg Police Dept, eow 4/24/05

October 30, 2005

Officer Reaves thanks for all you have done and you will not be forgotten. I know Angles are with you as they carry you over to see God. Rest In Peace.

Police Officer
Portsmouth Police

October 30, 2005

SOMEBODY KILLED A POLICEMAN TODAY...AND A PART OF AMERICA DIED.
A PIECE OF HIS COUNTRY HE SWORE TO PROTECT WILL BE BURIED WITH HIM AT HIS SIDE.
THE SCUM THAT SHOT HIM WILL STAND UP IN COURT WITH COUNSEL DEMANDING HIS RIGHTS,
WHILE A YOUNG WIDOWED MOTHER MUST WORK FOR HER KIDS, AND SPEND MANY LONG, LONELY NIGHTS.
THE BEAT THAT HE WALKED WAS A BATTLE-
FIELD, TOO, JUST AS IF HE'D GONE OFF TO WAR.
THOUGH THE FLAG OF OUR NATION WON'T FLY
AT HALF STAFF, TO HIS NAME THEY WILL ADD
A GOLD STAR.
YES, SOMEBODY KILLED A POLICEMAN TODAY,
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, OF HIMSELF GAVE
HIS ALL.....AND A PART OF AMERICA DIED.

May God Bless you and you family. May God give them the strength to carry on. THANK YOU, Officer Reaves, for keeping US safe. Godspeed.

LISA
GEORGIA CIVILIAN

October 30, 2005

Rest easy brother, The watch is ours now.

Officer
Atlanta Police

October 30, 2005

MAY GOD BLESS THE FAMILY, FRIENDS, AND COWORKERS OF OFFICER REAVES DURING THIS TRAGIC TIME IN THIER LIVES. MY BROTHER, MAY GOD BLESS YOU. A HERO FOR SURE. YOU HAVE SERVED WELL, NOW MAY YOU REST IN PEACE. MAY YOUR MURDERER GETS WHAT HE DESERVES.

CHIEF RONNIE WATFORD-RET.
JEFFERSON POLICE DEPT,S.C.

October 30, 2005

Yet another fine officer whose life has been cut short. Thank you Officer Reaves for you many years of dedication, service and protection to us all. God bless your wife, children, family, friends and coworkers. A true HERO that will not be forgotten.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02

October 30, 2005

In memory of Officer Reaves:
I noticed I was the same age as he was. Sometimes I think my job is tough but it's people like Stanley who have put their lives at risk who are the hardest workers. God Bless and Godspeed.

Canadian citizen

October 30, 2005

Stanley you will never be forgotten. Now you are with Christ to watch over us. You did your duty on earth and a job well done. God bless Stanley's family. He was a good friend/co-worker. I will miss you!!!!!

Detective Aaron D. Perkins
Baltimore Police Dept./Arson & Explosives Unit

October 30, 2005

I was deeply saddened to read about the loss of Officer Stanley Cornell Reaves. I did not know Officer Reaves but it doesn't matter. We were related by the badge.
To his wife, children, friends and co-workers.....I want them to know there are folks all across this country that care very deeply and will lift them up in prayer.
May you continue to experience the eternal love and endless blessings of our Lord and Savior. God bless you.

Patrolman Doug Hutchison
Irving Police Department, Texas, (Retired)

October 30, 2005

NOW IN HEAVEN
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"


MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND GIVE YOU STRENGTH

WIFE OF A NORFOLK POLICE OFFICER
NORFOLK POLICE

October 30, 2005

Your sacrifice will not be forgotten. We will all continue to fight the good fight. Thank you for your dedication and honor.

MPO T. Walters
VBPD

October 30, 2005

To the friends, family, and co-workers
my thoughts, heart, and prayers go out to you all. We in Chesapeake had hoped this would never again happen in this area so soon or ever. You were doing your job that day and one of the local idiots took your life way too soon. I pray for your family and the officers and the dispatchers that got the call. Please always remember you will never be forgotten in this life. You gave your life to the city of Norfolk that day but were a HERO all along.
Please keep the faith that all areas are looking hard for the man that did this to you. My prayers to you and you family.


SUSAN M BACHMAN DISP II
CHESAPEAKE VA
WIFE OF OFFICER

SUSAN M BACHMAN DISPATCHER II
CHESAPEAKE POLICE,VA

October 30, 2005

"so i am glad,not that he has gone,but that this earth he roamed and lived upon was my earth too.

R I P OFFICER REAVES

the world has lost one more saviour

special constable simon jones
west mercia police uk

October 30, 2005

You can rest knowing that your family will be taken care of, you will never be forgotten and that your murderer will find justice. RIP brother thank you for all you have done.


NPD

October 30, 2005

Stanley,

God must have needed to true crime fighter to have called on you so soon.
You will always be loved and missed but never forgotten.

Juvenile Detention Unit
Baltimore City Police Dept.

October 30, 2005

Rest in peace sir, your heroism will never be forgotten.

Stephanie
Wife of Lee Co. Sheriffs Dept Captain

October 30, 2005

We are thinking of you and praying for your family. Your service will not be forgotten.

Karen Joseph-wife and mom of LEO
Proud PWO sister

October 30, 2005

Officer Reaves,
Your sacrifice will never be forgotten. You and your family are in our prayers. Rest Easy Brother !

Dep. Paul Sperandeo, Ofc. Amy Sperandeo
Jefferson Parish Sheriffs Office, Gretna Police Dept. LA

October 30, 2005

Dear Brother, you were a shining light who was greatly loved by your fellow officers. You have been called to an honorable profession of protecting the defenseless and catching lawbreaker. We pray for your family, friends and co-workers. We know that God will give us the strength we need. May you rest in peace.

Chaplain Transue
NPD, CPD

October 30, 2005

Heroes never really die, unless they are forgotten.
Lest we forget.
Brother Reaves'glory shall not be blotted out.

Brigadier Eric Jansen
Rotterdam City Police (Netherlands)

October 30, 2005

Rest my brother...I pray for your family & your police family...may the thin blue line forever watch over them

Ret. Sgt--NJ (Former Norfolk PD)
Major Crimes

October 30, 2005

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