Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Joshua Everett Norris

Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, July 5, 2007

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Joshua Everett Norris

Rest In Peace. Our Prayers are with your family.

Howard County Police

July 6, 2007

Rest in peace, my brother. You will never be forgotten. May God wrap his arms of love and comfort around your family, friends, and fellow officers during this most difficult time. "Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13

Officer J.W. Propst #3389
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Charlotte, NC

July 6, 2007

To the members of JPSO, I am sorry for your loss. To Deputy Norris's family, our hearts are with you. His actions on that day are a true testament to his devotion to duty and I'm quite sure he would have had it no other way. He's a true hero and will not be forgotten! Rest easy Deputy Norris, and God Bless you for your service.

North Carolina Highway Patrol

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Rest, brother.

Cpl Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

July 6, 2007

God bless brother.

DFC Daniel O'Donnell
Orange County Sheriff's Office (FL)

July 6, 2007

To the family, friends and coworkers of Deputy Norris my heart and prayers are with you all. God be with you and guide you through these dark and troubled times. Another heroes career cut way to short. God bless you all.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02

July 6, 2007

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends, and sibling officers of Deputy Norris. May you rest in eternal peace our brother.

Detective Mark Techmanski
City of Syracuse, NY Police Department

July 6, 2007

Our thoughts and prayers to his fellow officers, family and friends. Words are small comfort, and time does not heal nearly as fast as we would like it to. We lost Officer Trey Hutchison almost three years ago under the same circumstances.

Your sacrifice will not be forgotten...

Bossier City Police Department

July 6, 2007


Lil brother, I don't know where to begin. You were so young. I remember speaking with you minutes after you found out that you passed your POST exam at the academy. You were so excited. I just saw you the other day at the motorpool. You were so happy that you finally got your police car. I had to laugh when you told me about how many miles it had on it, but you were sill so happy that you finally got it.

Josh, you made the ultimate sacrifice lil brother, you're a true hero. I'm going to miss you bro. Josh, we not going to forget about you. Just watch over all of us up there.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office

July 6, 2007

God bless you and your family

Cranford Police Dept (NJ)

July 6, 2007

Our Greatest Fear

Yet once again the Thin Blue Line is diminished,
an officer’s final tour of duty is finished.
"Officer down", it’s our greatest fear,
and once again, I hold back a tear.
They patrol in the state, city, county and town,
in uniforms colored white, green, blue and brown.
The shape of their badges may vary,
but it’s a symbol that they all, proudly carry.
They leave for work with a kiss goodbye,
but some don’t come home, no matter how hard they try.
To uphold the law is the job that they pick,
with such high aspirations, why must some die so quick?
They leave behind loved ones, family and friends,
after their lives have met tragic ends.
Some die in crashes, others hearts not too stout,
to many have been lost when gunshots ring out.
Our Heavenly Father has called them home,
no more these dark streets do they roam.
Through trial and error they have given their best,
please Lord, now grant them eternal rest.
Yet once again the Thin Blue Line is diminished,
an officer’s final tour of duty is finished.
"Officer down", it’s our greatest fear,
and once again I hold back a tear.

Justin W Yohe, Patrolman
Warren Police Department, Warren, Indiana

July 6, 2007

Bless you brother. May you guard the gates of heaven, and stand proud with our brothers and sisters in eternal bliss. Thank you.


July 6, 2007

Rest easy HERO.

CPL. K. McGee
Murphy Police Department, Tx

July 6, 2007

Rest in Peace,Brother. Thank you for your service to the residents of JEFFERSON PARRISH.

Okla.Dept.of Corrections

Okla.Dept.of Corrections

July 6, 2007

I worked for the JPSO for 5 years before tranferring to the Pacific NW. What a great bunch of guys there. What sad news to hear of Dep. Norris death. Stick together yall. I hope everyone helps each other out with this terrible loss.

Doug Teachworth
Lynnwood, WA PD

July 6, 2007

Deputy Norris, thank you for your service and sacrifice to the citizens and state of Louisiana. God Bless Deputy Norris, he will not be forgotten.

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

July 6, 2007

my thoughts and prayers go out to your family. thanks u for your service. u r a true hero! may u rest in peace. may God put His loving arms around your family and comfort them. my husband was the last deputy killed in the line of duty for the same department. i know what your family is going through and im here for them when ever they need me.

monique clarius

monique Demma Clarius

July 6, 2007

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the
children of God.

Dispatcher Ted Smith
Martin, TN Police Dept.

July 6, 2007

Your memory will go on as your shift has ended. God Speed Brother, we have the watch from here.

Deputy Brooke 769A
Carroll County Sheriff, MO.

July 5, 2007

Rest in Peace Brother. Watch over and keep all of your brothers and sister in the Jefferson Police Department safe.

P.O. Summer Cunliffe
Lakewood Police Dept. (NJ)

July 5, 2007

Fellow Deputy, you made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. Thank you for your hard work, and your memory will live on. RIP, we have the watch now.

Deputy Sheriff
Marion County Sheriff's Department, Indiana

July 5, 2007

To the family of Deputy Joshua Norris, may you find comfort in knowing that he is a hero and will forever be. God Bless Joshua and my prayers are with you at this time.
Wife of MI officer and friend of Mark Sawyers EOW 6/5/04

July 5, 2007

Deputy Norris, it is always hard to hear about a fellow officer who loses his life to senseless violence. It hits home harder when it happens so close to home. I won't say you served your time here on earth, b/c you were taken from us so soon, but you have served your time in over us from heaven. YOU WILL BE MISSED, YOU WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN!!

Former 2nd District JPSO Deputy


July 5, 2007

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