Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Game Warden Justin Phillip Hurst

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Law Enforcement Division, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, March 17, 2007

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Reflections for Game Warden Justin Phillip Hurst

My heart breaks for you Mrs. Hurst. As our husbands are bound by their duty, we are bound by ours to support them. May you find comfort from family and friends. God bless you and your son. Please know that your husband is at peace with God.

Melissa Zaborowski
Wife of Texas State Trooper

March 17, 2007

Rest, brother.

Cpl Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

March 17, 2007

Rest in peace my brother. We will carry your memory in our hearts forever. God bless you and your family.

Deputy Chief E.J. Morris
Roeland Park Kansas P.D.

March 17, 2007

My thoughts and prayers are with Warden Hurst, his family and his agency. God has a special place in heaven for those that dedicate themselves to protect others.


A fellow Texas Peace Officer

Rex K. Parsons # 2581
El Paso, Texas Police Department

March 17, 2007

Justin, thank you for your service and your sacrifice. Your legacy lives on in the lives of your children, whom you have taught the values of right and wrong. God bless you. God bless your family, both at work and at home, who will keep them strong.

Patrol CPL

March 17, 2007

Rest in peace brother, you will not be forgotten.

Patrolman Shaun McCready
Altoona (PA) Police Department

March 17, 2007

To the family and loved ones of Game Warden Justin Hurst and his fellow wardens with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department:

On behalf of our family, I want to extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Warden Hurst was tragically murdered in the line of duty. His valor and dedication will never be forgotten.

I am sure that Justin was an amazing young man who touched many lives in a positive way. I can see that he is so loved and will be missed by so many.

The circumstances of his death were heart breaking and I know caused much anquish for all those affected.
To Justin's parents, I share your agony in losing a cherished child and know that the lives of everyone who called him beloved have been forever changed. To his wife and baby, I pray that you find comfort in your faith, your family and friends as you struggle with this devastating loss. May you be embraced by your law enforcement family and other police survivors who share this journey with you.

May Justin's spirit continue to soar and his memory continue to inspire. May God hold Justin and his family in the warmest part of his heart and the most gentle part of his soul. Heaven has another hero today, but how I wish it were not your Justin.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the unselfish and distinquished service Justin gave to his community and the citizens of our country, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on March 17, 2007.

Phyllis Loya, mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater of the Pittsburg, Ca PD eow 4/24/05

March 17, 2007

On behalf of the Tampa Police Deapartment, we offer our deepesr sympathies. Warden Hurst your courage is admirable and your loss is felt throughout this country. This is another tragic loss to our Police Brotherhood and you will not be forgotten!
To his family, please know you are most important to him and he is watching out for you from above. May God Bless you all.

Officer Shane Gadoury
Tampa Police Department, Fl

March 17, 2007

Rest Easy Brother...

Shield #377

March 17, 2007

God Speed, Brother.

Union PD, NJ

March 17, 2007

My thoughts and prayers are with Warden Hurst's family and coworkers.

David Gerloff
Columbus Police Department, Columbus, Texas

March 17, 2007

Rest in peace brother.

Ohio State Highway Patrol

March 17, 2007

I always prat that there will be no more names listed here but my Lord has plans that we do not know or understand.May you rest in peace and may your wife and tiny baby be comforted in their terrible loss.

March 17, 2007

Game Warden Hurst made the ultimate sacrifice and will never be forgotten, NEVER. He did more good in his short life than the average citizen would ever dream of in an entire lifetime. May his family and friends find peace and comfort in knowing that so many of his brothers and sisters thoughts and prayers are with them during this most difficult time. Rest in peace sir.

Public Safety Officer J. Perrone
Sunnyvale Dept. of Public Safety, CA

March 17, 2007



March 17, 2007

Rest in Peace Warden Hurst . God Bless your family in this time of sadness . May your soul be onto God's right hand .

Garda Kenneth Harrington
An Garda Siochana (Ireland)

March 17, 2007

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