Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Wayne Pitt

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Tuesday, April 10, 2007

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Reflections for Police Officer Wayne Pitt

“REMEMBER ME”
Law enforcement officers are, indeed, a special breed of people. Ask anyone on the street and they will tell you that they would not have our jobs for anything in the world. It takes something special to do what we do and at the same time be able to even contemplate retirement. We try to be optimists. Unfortunately, there are a few of us who will never make that date with retirement. By the very nature of our job, we are at risk everyday of losing our lives, either at the hand of some deranged individual or in some other situation that we, by virtue of our occupation, may be unable to avoid. Some people have recognized the hazardous duties we involve ourselves in, the risks we take, and the pride we take in accomplishing that job. There is National Law Enforcement Week, dedicated to us who gladly accept the responsibility of protecting the citizens in our respective jurisdictions. National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Day is dedicated to those who gave their lives in the line of duty. These are but two examples of remembrances specifically for law enforcement personnel. Remembrances that come but once a year. We should remind fellow officers of another type of remembrance, one that will last a lifetime. Sooner or later, a doctor will pronounce us dead. It is inevitable. Regardless of whatever happens, death is the end we will all have to face.
“IT IS IN DEATH THAT WE CAN LIVE FOREVER”
Author Unknown

Jim Moore
New Orleans P.D., Retired

April 11, 2007

"My Brother"

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was idealistic and believed he could make a difference.
He was immensely proud of the uniform and the badge and what they represent.
He felt privileged to be of service to his department, his community and to his country.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was friendly, courteous, and polite, yet firm.
He laughed and joked, but was serious when necessary.
He was competent, trained, and professional.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He had a strong sense of right and wrong and became
frustrated when true justice became sidetracked.
He felt the sharp criticism that goes with the job, but he
never wavered.
He stood by and for his fellow officers.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He longed for his family during the long hours.
He worried about them during his shifts and the lonely
weekends, holidays and midnights when they were apart.
He felt guilty about the lost time, but knew his calling
and prayed they would understand.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was a good son, a loving husband, and a devoted father.
He was dedicated to the profession and cared about the
people he served.
He wanted to do the best job that he could and strived to
be the best he could be.
He was a good citizen and a good neighbor.

He was a cop.

Yes, I did know him.
He was a cop, he was my Brother.

Rest easy Brother Pitt, we have the watch...



”I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.”
---Isaiah 6:8

You answered the call and made the ultimate sacrifice. Rest easy in God's kingdom and watch over us as we continue the battle here on earth!!!

5D Officer
Metropolitan Police Department Washington DC

April 11, 2007

May you rest in peace, Sir.

SBPA
U.S. Border Patrol

April 11, 2007

Rest In Peace....

April 11, 2007

I SEND MY CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY, FRIENDS, AND METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT REGARDING THE DEMISE OF POLICE OFFICER WAYNE PITT. I PRAY EVERYONE WHO KNEW THIS HONORABLE MAN WILL CONTINUE TO REMEMBER HIS BRAVERY, COURAGE, AND THE LEGACY IN WHICH HE LEFT.

OFFICER WAYNE PITT YOUR SHIFT IS OVER NOW, WE WILL TAKE IT FROM HERE. REST IN PEACE, BROTHER...

DEPUTY JAMES E. BRADFORD JR.
BRADLEY COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT

April 11, 2007

Rest in Peace brother.

Officer D.M. Horton
Durham Police Dept.

April 11, 2007

My thoughts and prayers to those who knew and now miss Officer Pitt.

May God lay His healing hands upon the family.

Retired Captain Joe L. Gilliland
Danville, KY PD

April 11, 2007

Rest, brother.

Cpl Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

April 11, 2007

Rest in peace Ofc Pitt. When most would have retired after 20 years of service you chose to continue to serve and to try to make a difference in Washington D.C.

All my prayers are with your family and fellow police officers both here in Washington D.C. and in North Carolina.

God bless you.

Boomer

April 11, 2007

To the family of Officer Pitt: I am so sorry for your loss I pray that God peace in your heart and the strength to endure this terrible time.


LEO's Duaghter
Montgomery, Alabama

April 11, 2007

R.I.P. Thanks for making the world a better place.

Officer
Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

April 11, 2007

My deepest sympathy to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Pitt. Thank you, sir, for your many years of dedication. Rest in peace, your sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Linda Lamm - LEO wife and sister of
Jay Balchunas EOW 11.05.04

April 11, 2007

Rest in peace.

Offc. Michael Walker
Tallahassee Police Department

April 11, 2007

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