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

God speed brother. Even though we have never served together you were my brother. Please watch over all of us and help us keep safe.

Detective Perrin
Westwego P.D.

July 6, 2007


Our hearts and prayers to Deputy Norris's fiancee, family, and friends...
"Josh-You are fondly remembered ... you took pride in your job and being the best LEO you could be...
A good-hearted person, loyal to your brothers and sisters, always smiling and happy...
Deeply In love with your fiancee, proud of your brothers and family... Always keeping them in your heart...
Friend and brother, you will be sadly missed..."
Your friend,

Deputy Lee

July 6, 2007

To the family and friends of Deputy Norris our deepest sympathy goes out to you. To our friends at the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office our sympathy and prayers go out to you as well.

Board Of Directors
Police Emerald Society of Baltimore, MD

July 6, 2007

To the Family and Friends: May God give you comfort during this difficult time. Deputy Norris - you are a true hero-you made the ultimate sacrifice. God Speed!

Carolyn Russum - Community Relations
St. Francisville Police Department

July 6, 2007

It is unfornatute that a young officer had to die at the hands of a person who did not appreciat life. I only hope this officer knew JESUS as his savior. My heart and prayers go out to his family, friends and Co-wokers(Brothers in Blue). For your "Detication" to duty will be greately missed.

Detetcive Jarad Greene
St Landry Parish Sheriff's Office

July 6, 2007

Rest in peace, Sir! You will never be forgotten.

Police Officer

July 6, 2007

God Bless Deputy Norris, as well as his family, friends, and fellow officers from Jefferson Parish Sheriff's office. This saddens me terribly - Deputy Norris was so young. Please know that you will never be forgotten and you are all in our thoughts & prayers.

LEO Wife

July 6, 2007

Oh my dear, you were just a boy. Why can't we all just get along, live and let live? I am so sorry.

Debbie Brewer
citizen and COPS member

July 6, 2007

I am so sorry for your loss. Such a very young age, it isn't fair! Know that what ever he was doing, he was doing it because he was proud to have been a Deputy. "TO PROTECT & TO SERVER" GOD BLESS YOU and may he always watch over his family, loved ones and co-workers. REST IN PEACE............

Mother of fallen officer:
Officer Joselito A. Barber EOW 08-13-06
Seattle PD, WA.

Lorna A. Ring
Mother of fallen Officer Joselito A. Barber Seattle PD, WA EOW 8-13-06

July 6, 2007

God Bless Josh. May you rest in peace HERO. You will never be forgotten.

St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office

July 6, 2007

RIP Brother.....

God's Speed.

Robert Allen

July 6, 2007

Rest in peace, Joshua your service to the community will not be forgotten.

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

July 6, 2007

May our Lord and Savior watch over your family and friends during this tragic time. May He also comfort you in His loving arms and lead you into eternal life. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace my friend, you've earned it!

Pennsylvania State Police

July 6, 2007

Somebody killed a policeman today and a part of America died. Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service.

nc game warden

July 6, 2007

My thoughts and prayers are with those
friends and family members left behind who
cannot in peace my brother
in blue...we will take it from here.

Officer Adam F. Laser
Westminster City Police Department

July 6, 2007

Rest In Peace Brother. Your family and friends are in my prayers.

Officer Dwight Rackley
Louisville Metro Police, Louisville, KY

July 6, 2007

Another hero taken much too young...thank you for your dedication and sacrifice, Deputy Norris. You will never be forgotten.
God bless your family, friends and brave co-workers during this very difficult time.

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

July 6, 2007

You are a true hero and your sacrifice will never be forgotten. God bless you and your family always.

St. Louis City Police

July 6, 2007

What can we say or do to help these loved ones of Deputy Norris, to ease their pain. Not much. All we can give them is thoughts, prayers and some sort of kindness through these troubled and dark times.
To my fiance', some things I'd like to say.
But first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this from Heaven. Here I dwell with God above.
Here, there's no more tears of sadness; Here is just eternal love.
Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight.
Remember that I am with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through
God picked me up and hugged me and he said,'I welcome you.
It's good to have you back again, you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family, They'll be here later on.
I need you here badly, you're part of my plan.
There's so much that we have to do, to help our mortal man.'
God gave me a list of things, that he wished for me to do.
And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.
And when you lie in bed at night the days chores put to flight.
God and I are closest to you....In the middle of the night.
When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years.
Because you are only human they are bound to bring tears.
But do not be afraid to cry: it does relieve the pain.
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.
I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
If I were to tell you, you would not understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is over.
I'm closer to you now, than I ever was before.
There are many rocky roads ahead of you, and many hills to climb;
But together we can do it by taking one step at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I'd like it for you to;
That as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.
If you can help somebody who's in sorrow and pain;
Then you can say to God at night...."My day was not in vain."
And now I am contented...that my life was worthwhile.
Knowing as I passed along the way I made somebody smile.
So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low:
Just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you're walking down the street and you've got me on your mind;
I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.
And when it's time for you to go...from that body to be free.
Remember you're not're coming here to me.
I will always be with you!
Canon City, Colorado

Marilyn Robinson

July 6, 2007

On behalf of the Fraternal Order of Police, Capital City lodge #9 in Columbus, Ohio we are very sorry for the loss of your life while serving your community and our country! God bless your agency and family!

President Jim Gilbert
Fraternal Order of Police Capital City Lodge #9, Columbus, Ohio

July 6, 2007

Let us not forget this fallen warrior, for he has made the ultimate sacrifice. May his memory remain with us forever. I have lost yet another brother in blue, and my heart aches. My prayers go out to the family, friends, and co-workers of this brave officer. Rest in peace brother Norris.

A Brother in Blue
St. Charles S.O.

July 6, 2007

On behalf of the Tampa Police Department we send our deepest sympathies. Your courage proved your devotion to the oath you took. Deputy Norris is the true defintion of a HERO and his sacrifice will not be forgotten.

To the family, I hope reading the reflections from Officers all over the country will provide some support during these dark times. You are in my thoughts and prayers. My God Bless you and the members of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

Officer Shane Gadoury
Tampa Police Department, Fl

July 6, 2007

God Bless the Peacekeepers! Thank You for keeping US safe and giving up your life at such a young age for someone who didn't deserve it! GODSPEED!


July 6, 2007

Thank you for your service. You died a hero and will never be forgotten. God bless you and your family and Godspeed.

Police Officer
WRPD, Colorado

July 6, 2007

Rest in Peace Sir....................

Officer Thomas Wiederhold
Ft Worth TX Police

July 6, 2007

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