Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Dennis Carmen Stepnowski

DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, June 29, 2006

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Reflections for Detective Dennis Carmen Stepnowski

HE WILL LEAVE FOR IRAQ SOON, PLEASE KEEP HIM SAFE! WE MISS YOU! WATCH OVER US!! YOU ARE ALWAYS ON OUR MINDS!!


DKPD WIFE

May 5, 2008

I just thought I would let you know that today I was thinking about the couple times i got to meet you. The week before you left us, you had told me that law enforcement was a great job to get into. You also told me that you were going to let me go on a ride along. Well, I just thought I would let you know that I am now trying to follow in your shoes. They are hard to fill...and I don't know if i can do it. But I will try. God bless, and thank you for taking the time to talk to me. It has had such a huge affect on my life.

Deputy Westbrook
Gwinnett SO

May 5, 2008

Step, you will always be my hero for saving my brothers life. Im glad I had the opportunity to work with you a short time at South PCT. Dekalb PD will always be a part of me and you will always be in my thoughts. Rest easy brother, we are still 10-41.

James D. (JD) Collie #2151
Army National Guard

April 21, 2008

I'm missing you today a little more than I normally do.

BB
Friend

April 9, 2008

Happy Easter Step

dkpd

March 23, 2008

You know how bad I miss you.. This morning I was dreaming of you and I swear I felt your arms around me.. I still can't fathom it has been almost 21 months since I have seen your face... I miss you every day and I love you more and more as each day passes.. I walked in the office the other day and Nikko was laying on your picture with his paw on your face.. The furry ones still love you too.. Some days hurt worse than other .. today is that day.... I love you Steppie and forever will..


wife

March 12, 2008

I miss you Step.

March 11, 2008

I really miss you today. Can't seem to get you off my mind.
Love you!!

Brandy Hitchcock
Sister

February 12, 2008

Morning Step. Monster of a Mtn huh?? I know you were lookin out for me. Thx for that. Miss you.

172

February 5, 2008

Step, sorry that I left yall. These new deaths brought back such memories of you. Please watch over them, keep them safe and hold us in your hands. We miss you. Here's to you...


friend

January 25, 2008

Thinking of you today Step. I have not been to visit you lately, but think of you often. Take their hands, and lead them......keep watching over us, and being our angel!!! Miss you!!!

Friend
DKPD

January 23, 2008

a lot of us are thinking about you more than usual with the loss of Ricky and Eric.
Tomorrow will be hard. The tears, the pain and the anger that still remains.
Take their hand Step and keep them close. Watch over all of us left behind. We'll see y'all when it's time.

January 22, 2008

HEY THERE STEP. TWO OF OUR BROTHERS ARE WITH YOU TODAY. YOU GUYS LOOK AFTER US. I THINK OF YOU OFTEN AND I MISS YOU VERY MUCH. SOMETIMES I JUST REALLY CANT BELIEVE ALL OF THIS. IT MAKES MY HEART HURT SO BAD. I WEAR YOUR SHIRT WITH PRIDE. I WEAR IT AND I FEEL THAT YOU ARE WITH ME AND ALL OF OUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS WHEN WE ARE AT WORK. I MISS YOU FRIEND.

172
DKPD

January 17, 2008

2 more Step.
Welcome them and watch over the others who are out there.
It was a brutal reminder of the day we lost you.

friend

January 16, 2008

We lost 2 more today. I had to re-live last year all over again. I miss you so much. I still think about you every day.


friend

January 16, 2008

Please watch over everyone as they search for what has happened today! We miss you! When I heard the news you were the first person that popped into my head...... wish you were here to help them.

friend

January 16, 2008

its happening again greet them with open arms when they get there. we miss you and them

JR
DKPD

January 16, 2008

HAPPY NEW YEAR DENNIS !!!!!!!!!!!! S.A.D.

December 30, 2007

Thinking of you tonight and knowing you are still with us in many ways

dkpd

December 24, 2007

MERRY CHRISTMAS STEP

FRIEND

December 24, 2007

They brought you up in class today. It made me cry. I miss you so much.

Friend
Former DKPD

December 20, 2007

I just wanted to say thank you. You were a true hero, and one doesn't have to know you to know this. I am greatly saddened by the loss of our heroes in society as there are not enough to go around. I am truly sorry for the loss to your family, but it is indeed a loss to mankind when we lose those that protect us from the evil of society. Without you so many others would have not made it. Your sacrifice is greatly appreciated. RIP. Officer Stepnowski. You were loved by many and your brothers and sisters in uniform as well as us fellow citizens cannot say enough thanks for protecting us and paying such a price.

December 4, 2007

Good Morning my Angel...

It is hard to believe that it has been 17 months today since you left us.. Time does not heal all pain , but I am learning to deal with it... I still miss you with everything that I am... Help me get through this holiday season... I love you babe..

Kellie
Wife

November 29, 2007

Just came across this page and thought that I would leave a brief message of support. I knew Dennis only as the brother of an old high school friend. It was ironic to me that after seeing him so many times on the local news and always telling my spouse, "He is the brother of one of the girls I hung out with in highschool", I turn the news on one night to hear of his death and find out he died in the apartments that I grew up in as a small child.

A dear friend of mine is a DeKalb County Detective and I briefly mentioned Dennis to him a few months back and he shook his head and said Stepnowski was an amazing officer and touched so many lives.

Kellie, Brandie, and the Stepnowski family...my prayers have been with you since I first heard the horrible news. I know that Dennis shines down over you, watching and protecting each of you as he worked daily to protect each of us.

a passing friend

November 25, 2007

Just stopped by to read some reflections and leave another one.

You've been gone for over a year, but people still talk about you like you're still here. You gave so many of us so many great memories. You truly are a legend, not just in DeKalb, but all over.

You did so much for so many of us, either by showing up out of nowhere when the situation got really bad, or passing on your knowledge, experience, and expertise. So many of us have you to thank for saving our butts.

Friend
DKPD

November 11, 2007

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