Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Jeff Shelton

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, April 1, 2007

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Reflections for Police Officer Jeff Shelton

I am sorry for the loss of Officer Shelton. My heart goes out to the family, friends and his fellow officers. May you know that we are sadden by this loss and you are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. God bless you for serving. Stay safe.

Chris
Wisconsin

April 1, 2009

It’s difficult to believe that another year has passed, yet the loss is as crisp as ever. You are gone too soon and the emptiness left by your passing is not easily breached. Though we continue to carry the banner of justice, it is with heavy hearts. I hold dear the memories of your friendship, service and honorable sacrifice.

Rest in peace my brother, you are remembered.

I miss you bud.

Det S L
CMPD

March 31, 2009

Today is March 31st and tomorrow will be two yrs since hearing the sad news of these two heroic officers and their story. I never met these two officers that gave their all. My best friend is a CMPD officer and it just hits close to home. My thoughts and prayers are with the officers family and friends and for all the officers still out there serving and putting their lives on the line for strangers. Instead of looking at the mistakes that officers make(just because they wear a badge doesnt mean they arent still human) lets look at the great they do. Lets remember how they put their lives on the line everyday when they get in that uniform. These two men are forever in my thoughts and prayers. They are angels looking down from heaven and help keep the officers safe from heaven guys.

Gina
citizen

March 31, 2009

We miss you bro.....not a day goes by that I dont think about that night two years ago. Saying a prayer for you and yours tonight...

Officer
CMPD

March 31, 2009

Brother,

It has been two years. You will never be forgotten!! You will live in our hearts now and forever!! May God Bless You and Your Family Now and Forever!!! Hero!!!!!!!!

Officer E.A. Quevedo
CMPD

March 31, 2009

Praying for your family and loved ones, never forgetting the sacrifice you made for us. Semper Fi

Anonymous

March 31, 2009

Jeff it's been two years and it still feels like yesterday. There isn't a day that goes by that I don't think about you and Sean. You'r family in blue remembers you everyday too. Whitlock and I talk about the good times we had with you everytime we see each other.

You may be gone but you aren't forgotten. I just want you to know that we all miss you everyday and pray for Jennifer as well.

RIP BROTHER

Officer Riddle
CMPD

March 31, 2009

It is almost Thanksgiving.. I cant believe that this will be the 2nd holiday season without you. I can imagen you singing the Adam Sandler "Turkey Song" all over heaven. We miss you, and think about you each day.

Rebecca Shelton
Sister In law to CMPD Officer Jeff Shelton(EOW 4/01/07)

November 25, 2008

You've been gone for over a year and I just found out today. I've spent hours going over newsclips and stories. For me, this just happened. That's what I get for leaving home right after high school and never looking back. I also just learned that we served in the Marine corps during the same time. It would have been good exchanging stories. You were a good friend. I'm sorry.

Mike Marion
High School Buddy

September 18, 2008

Today is your birthday and I am reflecting back on the time we shared as family and friends. I miss you Jeff. I am fortunate to have known your kindness. Kristen and Taylor were privileged to have you as their Uncle. We will always remember you the way you were. You were always a HERO to us.
With loving thoughts and prayers,
BJ, Kristen and Taylor

Anonymous

September 9, 2008

i am going to miss you. also you do alot for us

rachel sanders

June 28, 2008

God bless your family and those that were close to you. I will not forget what you sacrificed for our safety. You and Sean are true heros.

June 26, 2008

To Jeff's family, friends and fellow officers.

This past week I was in Washington D.C. at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memeorial for the candle light vigil. As I stood with my fellow officers from across the country in remeberance of all our brothrers and sisters who feel in 2007 I had the oppertunity to talk with several survivors and hear their stories. I can say that none of them touched my heart as much as meeting your family and Officer Clarks family.

I was waiting by wall 53W for the family of another fallen officer to arrive so I could provide them with a wrist band I had wore in rememberance of their officer on the Police Unity Tour when your whole crew showed up. And I do mean crew, there must have been 10-15 of them all wearing matching "Heros Live Forever" T-shirts. I began speaking with a young man I belive was Officer's Clarks brother who told me your tragic story. As I kneeled down and spoke with Officer's Clark's son and gave him a matching "Heros Live Forever" braclet to match his shirt all I could say was "Your daddy was a police officer and always be proud of him." before the emotions overwhelmed me. It is one moment in my life I am sure never to forget, and in that your memory will live on.

Rest in peace brother and watch over the rest of us as we continue our service.

Jeff Thul
Eagan Police Department MN

Police Officer Jeff Thul
Eagan PD, MN

May 16, 2008

“Never Forgotten”

To the family, colleagues and friends of Officer Jeff Shelton,..........

I would like to offer my sincere condolences for your loss, a tragedy such as this is unfathomable...

Each year hundreds of law enforcement officers are lost in the line of duty. Nothing can ever replace them to their family and friends. It is important to honor their sacrifices. The National Law Enforcement Officer's Memorial in Washington, D.C. allows for their memories to live on and honors these men and women forever. The Police Unity Tour, Inc. was formed in 1997 by a group of law enforcement officers from New Jersey who rode their bicycles from Florham Park, New Jersey to Washington, D.C. For the past eleven years, law enforcement officers nationwide have ridden the 300 plus mile trip, with the purpose of raising awareness and financial support for the National Law Enforcement Officer's Memorial Fund. The Police Unity Tour has grown from 18 members to over 1000 nationwide who will be making the trip this year. Over 4 million dollars has been donated to the memorial, making the Police Unity Tour the single largest supporter of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

My partner Patrolman Edward Noonan and I are riding this year on behalf of Jeff and his partner, Officer Sean Clark so that they will never be forgotten. After reading about what happened to these two fine Officer's we knew immediately that these were the two brothers that we wanted to ride for this year. I am hoping that upon our arrival in Washington, DC. at the Law Enforcement Memorial on 5/12/08, I can meet some of Officer Shelton and Officer Clark's family members and fellow Charlotte-Mecklenburg Officers to provide my condolences in person. During the ride each Officer wears a wristband with the name of the fallen Officer they are riding for and honoring engraved on it. It gives us strength for the journey ahead. I hope that I have the opportunity to present my wristband in person to a family member of Jeff's when I arrive. If not, I will ensure that it somehow gets to you. Again, my deepest condolences for your loss and know that Jeff's sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Sgt. Wayne Martini
Chester Twp. Police Dept., Morris County, NJ

Sgt. Wayne Martini
Chester Township Police Department

May 3, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE

Pat Van Den Berghe
MANCHESTER, NH

April 9, 2008

One year later....The memory will never fade and we will NEVER forget you.

Thank you for your sacrifice. Please watch over us still here serving the community.

RIP, Jeff.

Detective
Cornelius Police Department (N.C)

April 6, 2008

Rest well brother, you are missed and will never be forgotten

Officer Tom Allen
Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department

April 3, 2008

Thank you to everyone who has given our family support over the last year- it makes us happy to know that you all remember him an entire year later.

Jeff, we miss you.

Kristen Shelton

April 1, 2008

Jeff,
It's been a year since you were taken from our service and fellowship, and although you have crossed my mind every day since then, today is especially difficult.

May the knowledge of your honorable service assuage the pain of your loss to family and friends. Rest in peace.

I miss you bud.

Det S L
CMPD

April 1, 2008

It's been a year now and there's not a day goes by that I don't think about you. We know you're watching over everybody now since you are in a better place. You'll never be forgotten.

Todd Twitty
Friend

April 1, 2008

Jeff

There is not a day or week that goes by that I don't think of you.

Officer Bush
CMPD

April 1, 2008

I will never forget seeing all those people on the side of the road with their hands over their hearts, old soldiers in uniform saluting and the small children waving American flags and saluting as your funeral procession passed. I remember not being able to see for the tears in my eyes and realizing that these are the people we do this for. These are the reasons we lay it on the line everyday. It is not for money or fame it is simply a calling. I remember also thinking I am in the presence of a true hero and my friend that is what you are. Your life and service made a difference in the lives of many people that you never even met. So on the one year anniversary of your EOW, I still salute you and pray that your family finds peace in the fact that your death, although painful, was not in vain. Rest easy brother because you are not forgotten.

Corporal Scott Wright
Mount Holly Police Department, NC

April 1, 2008

It has been a year my friend since you and Sean were so senselessly taken from us. Not a day goes by that I don't think of you and the times we had side by side while on patrol. I so wish that you were still here answering calls with me for I knew that you always had my back and I know that you still have it. You are dearly missed and I know you and Sean are still with us and watch over us as we patrol the streets of Charlotte.

You were a dear friend, one that I will never forget. I know that one day we will be together again and what a glorious day that will be. Rest my brother in knowing that we as CMPD officers will carry on doing what you and Sean paid the ultimate price for. Until we meet again…I love you bro! mmmm-hmmmm

Officer M.D. Whitlock
CMPD

April 1, 2008

We love you and will never forget.

Your Mom and Dad, sister and brothers miss you everyday. There is not a day that goes by that we dont think about you. I know that both your niece and nephew, Kristen and Taylor, will always remember their uncle with wonderful childhood memories and both Scott and I will work hard to let our son Riley know the uncle that he will only get to see in pictures. Rest now Jeff, until we see you again know that we love you.

Rebecca Shelton
Sister In law to slain Charlotte Meck. NC police officer Jeff Shelton

April 1, 2008

You will forever live on in our thoughts and your family will always be in our prayers.

TP

April 1, 2008

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