Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Shawn Joshua Dean Williams

Old Fort Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, February 1, 2007

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Reflections for Police Officer Shawn Joshua Dean Williams


You will be greatly missed, you will never be forgotten! the brotherhood in emergency services lives on forever!

From teaching your first responder section in BLET class, to seeing you as a uniformed officer, gave me great pride in knowing such a fine young man as you.


and may "HE" truly comfort YOUR WIFE & LITTLE DAUGHTER

Your Friend in EMS Service.
Lt. Barry McPeters Sr. CCEMTP
McDowell Co. EMS

Lt. Barry McPeters Sr CCEMTP
McDowell Co. EMS

February 6, 2007

To the family and fellow officers of Officer Williams, You have my deepest sympathies and you are in my prayers. God Bless.

White County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas

February 6, 2007

Officer Williams, thank you for your service and sacrifice.
To the friends and family members of Officer Williams, you are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless Officer Williams.

Deputy Leif R. Haugen
Island County Sheriff's Office, WA

February 6, 2007


We got it from here brother, it is now your time to rest. Take care and watch over that daughter of yours.

Deputy Eric Essinger
Washington County Sheriff, WI

February 6, 2007

Remember all the good times and good memorys that are in your heart and take them every where you go and share them with your child....My prayers are with you...The Williams Family in Hendersonville nc

Tracy Williams
no one just a mother

February 6, 2007

Rest in peace brother, watch over us all until we meet in Heavens roll call..

Ofc. Aaron Sparks
Gilmanton NH Police Department

February 6, 2007

Thank you for your service. You are in my prayers.

Ofc. S.L. Coffman #15174
California Highway Patrol

February 6, 2007

Our BLET class was one of the best because you were in it. Thanks for all the great memories. You may be gone, but NEVER FORGOTTEN.


February 6, 2007

Rest in Peace Brother our hearts are with your family,friends and officers. You are in God's House. No more sadness and sorrow and worry. As you arrived at Heaven's gate you saw many Brothers and sisters that did what you did you gave your life to help a fellow officer
no otherwords can describe. GOD loves you and will make sure your family is taken care of. Peace Be With you.
Jim Yancey MOPH OF GA.

Public Safety Officer
Dept. of Ga. Military Order of The Purple Heart

February 6, 2007

I am so sorry that this has happened to you, your daughter, and the rest of your family. My daughter and I were going through this last year with my husband. Your husband is a Hero and will be remembered for ever by everyone. I will never forget.

Tara Zachary
wife of BJ Zachary EOW 1-1-06

February 6, 2007

Rest in peace, your work here has been done. Thank-you for all you have done for your community.

Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980
Prince George's County Police Department

February 6, 2007

Rest in peace brother. May gods light shine upon your family, friends and co-workers.

Police Officer
Richmond Police Department VA

February 6, 2007



February 6, 2007

Josh was a good christian family man. Always treated everyone fairly and had a way of making people feel like he had known them all his life. Will be missed greatly!!

Trp. M. C. evitt

February 6, 2007

I ask that God continue to keep his Mighty hand on your family and especially your baby.
God Bless

Sgt Lisa Thomas
Md Div of Corrections

February 6, 2007

OUr thoughts and prayers are with the family. Watch over your brothers and sisters from above. Peace be with you and your family.

Officer Michael Vance
East Earl Township PD Lancaster PA

February 6, 2007

Officer Williams, though your time on the "Job" was brief you have served your community and city with honor and dignity, we will carry on from here. To the family of Officer Williams, you all are in our thoughts and prayers. You all are now part of a much larger family that will be there for when ever you need them. To the men and women of the Old Fort Police Department hold your heads high as you all carry on during these difficult times. Stay safe and watch each others backs. Rest in Peace...Brother...

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

February 6, 2007

God Speed, Brother.

P.O. K.Murphy
Union PD, NJ

February 6, 2007

I never knew Officer Williams but I have dealt with the death of a co-worker. My prayers are with you and your families. Take care brother.


D Chrismon
not affiliated

February 5, 2007

My prayers and condolances to the family. I hope that you will find peace in knowing he was doing what he loved. The Bible says "Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called children of God" Now he is with Him forever. Find comfort in Him.

senior officer Doug Sheehan
Asheville Police Department

February 5, 2007

--"If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded." -- Maya Angelou

Aloha Police Officer Shawn Joshua Dean (Josh) Williams,
Thank you for your service and dedication to your community and your country. You and all officers that continue to lay your lives on the line and pay the ultimate sacrifice to keep our communities and country safe will NEVER be forgotten.

I personally pledge, (after one of Hawaii's own Honolulu Police Officer Steve Favela, lost his life last year in the line of duty protecting our Commander in Chief, President George W. Bush), to become a continuum; a keeper of the ODMP light. That light is in the form of an ODMP tribute. People from all walks of life, regardless of age, race, religion, profession, education, and geographical location can share here.

This "LIGHT" comes from within the heart and soul of every person who cares to share a word or two on behalf of each and every fallen officer. Every fallen officer is a hero. The ODMP; Officer Down Memorial Page gives us a place to come together and share our feelings as one family. May we find solace as we give solace to the families who have lost a loved one.

As we say in Hawaii, “You are`Ohana.” “You are family.” God Bless this fallen hero. You are embraced as our own family member. No one will ever be able to replace you for you were unique and very special. No one, not in this lifetime. May God allow you to rest in peace. I wish you, your loved ones, and your fellow officers peace and love beyond all understanding. I HONOR you today. You will NEVER be forgotten.

** May this Hawaiian prayer give all those who read it comfort. **


Peace be with you, All My Peace,
O ka Maluhia no me oe, Ku'u Maluhia a pau loa,

The Peace that is " I ", the Peace that is "I am".
Ka Maluhia o ka "I", owau no ka Maluhia,

The Peace for always, now and forever and evermore.
Ka Maluhia no na wa a pau, no ke'ia wa a mau a mau loa aku.

My Peace " I " give to you, My Peace " I " leave with you,
Ha'awi aku wau I ku'u Maluhia ia oe, waiho aku wau I ku'u Maluhia me oe,

Not the world's Peace, but, only My Peace,
The Peace of " I ".

A'ole ka Maluhia o ke ao aka, ka'u Maluhia wale no,
Ka Maluhia o ka "I".

Moana V.C. Molale Private Citizen-Hawaii
Kahu La`a Kea (Keeper of the Sacred Light)

February 5, 2007

Rest in Peace. Thank You for serving us. You paid the price and my god be with you and your family. Remember that we will always be a part of the LEO family.

Star Wolfe FCSO Dispatch
Wife & Mother of LEO

February 5, 2007


kenny jordan
gcso auxillary class

February 5, 2007

Thank you for everything you have done for the citizens of Old Fort and McDowell County. You will remain in our hearts, as your family and agency will remain in our prayers.
The legacy you left behind will live forever.

Rest in Peace Officer Williams.

Former LEO

February 5, 2007

Why did you have to leave so soon?
I had just talked to you earlier that afternoon.
We were laughing and carrying on had I only known.
Had I known how the afternoon was going to end all wrong.

It hasn’t been the same since you’ve been gone.
You heard the call and was on the way,
I’ll never forget what I heard.
It ripped my heart to see you injured like that.

I prayed hoping to wake and find it all to be a dream.

It was extremely hard to face the fact,
you were gone and never coming back.
You were a great cop and a good friend,
but why did it all have to suddenly end.

So tragically taken from this world
your friends, family and wife and child.
You paid the ultimate price
and they all represent the supreme sacrifice.

You served mankind well and did
a thankless job that few would choose to do.
Knowing what the consequences could bring,
you accepted the task without hesitation,
giving your life for our preservation.

You were laid to rest with Honors
in such a glorious way we will never forget.
Bugles playing, bagpipes piping as the twenty-one gun
salute echoed in the air while we stood at attention.

Now I wake to another dawn
wondering why it had to go wrong.
Thoughts of you will always remain,
but things are not the same------

since you went 10-42.

May God Bless you.

Family be at peace Josh is in a better place.

Officer & Friend
McDowell County Sheriffs Office

February 5, 2007

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