Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Norvelle Brown

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, August 15, 2007

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Reflections for Police Officer Norvelle Brown

It's great to wake up this morning and hear that the suspects have been caught. I know it's not easy for your family, friends, and fellow officers, but justice will be served.

August 18, 2007

May the Lord receive the soul of your faithfully departed servant into his Kingdom with praise.

Sgt. Frank Scimonelli
Knox County Sheriff's Office Knox County Tennessee

August 18, 2007

Officer Brown, May you rest in peace. Prayers to your family and Officers of the St. Louis Police Department. Your a true hero. Your brother officers will never forget the ultimate sacrifice you have made.

Sgt. Paul Fortunato
Harding Township N.J.

August 18, 2007

One less good man has left our ranks. His calling in a profession that is sometimes thankless. He died doing what he liked to do. He paid the ultimate sacrifice to his community and state. Even though your tour of duty was short, it meant so much to so many. 10-42, your have served us all very well.

John W. Fields Jr.
Director of Security, Columbia Mall, Columbia, Mo.

August 18, 2007

I happen to at the Barnes transporting a patient from Springfield,Mo when this event took place. I found out later that Officer Brown had died. I have many friends that are police officers and would be devastated if this were to happen to one of them. Officer Brown's death was such a senseless killing. May his famiy and co-workers find peace and justice. RIP.

Never a stranger just a friend I have not met.

Mattie Mabon- Paramedic
Springfield, Mo

Mattie M. Paramedic
St. Johns- Springfield, Mo

August 18, 2007

I am deeply touched by the senseless violence that you tried to keep out the neighborhood that you lived in! How dare do the persons that committed this senseless act upon you be able to ever show their faces in this community again!

You were and always will be the man, son, uncle, and HERO that others only wished they could attain. One year on the force and the impact that you have made in the community will always be CHERISHED!

May God bring your family, co-worker's, friends, and the St. Louis community the strength to continue your mission of trying to keep the streets safe.

We had a very good teacher in you Norvelle!

May you rest in peace in The Kingdom of Heaven!

The Lee Family
St. Louis City Resident

August 18, 2007

OFC. BROWN REST IN PEACE AND GOD BE WITH YOUR FAMILY THROUGH THESE ROUGH TIMES. PLEASE KEEP AN EYE ON US DOWN HERE WEARING BLUE AND JUSTICE WILL PREVAIL IN THE END

TBO
MPD ILLINOIS

August 18, 2007

You did your family, your department and the uniform proud. I have faith that the good men and women of the St Louis PD will bring the cowards to justice. Rest in peace brother in blue, we'll take it from here.

Ptlm Michael A. Russo #4453
Middletown Twp, Bucks County, PA

August 18, 2007

I did not know the officer but this is very sad .My husband is a Firefighter in the United States Air Force and he said when he get out of the Air Force he wants to become a Police Officer and I told him I was not sure of him becoming one.Since this has happen I have made up my mind that he is not going to be one.What happen to this young officer who was 1 year younger than my husband and I is very sad.Every time I read more and more about this tragedy I get sadder and sadder.I start to cry because it is so sad that people in this world are so stupid and do stupid things like this.That officer was just doing his job trying to provide for whomever he had to and look what happen and I hear they were young children too.My prayers goes out to Brown Family.God is on your side.

Ce-Ce
Viewer

August 18, 2007

I AM SOOOOO TIRED OF DOING THIS~!! I AM TIRED OF LOGGING ON, AND SEEING 1, 2 3 EVEN 4 MORE OFFICERS DIE IN THE LINE OF DUTY~!!! THIS IS INSANE~!!!!!!! THIS IS MADNESS, IT HAS TO STOP~! OFFICER BROWN, YOUR DEATH WILL NEVER BE IN VAIN........SOMEHOW, SOMEWAY, WE WILL FIND THE "SKELL", THAT TOOK YOU AWAY FROM US~!!

RIP OFFICER "BROWN"...WWE WILL TAKE IT FROM HERE.....JOB WELL DONE~!
RETIRED CO, NEW YORK

CO GAIL HOSMER

August 18, 2007

My family would like to send our condolences to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of P.O. Norvelle Brown~ you're in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time. May God give you the strength to carry on and help heal your hearts. May you find comfort and support with those around you.
God bless you & rest in peace, Officer Brown!

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of a fallen MI P.O. eow 2004

August 18, 2007

Godspeed brother, we'll take it from here.

Sgt. Jason Black
Litchfield, Illinois PD

August 18, 2007

Officer brown,you will always be remembered in out hearts and to all Police Officers around the world risking their lifes while apprehending criminals,i salute all of you. We make a difference!

Sgt Sim
Singapore Police Officer

August 18, 2007

On behalf of the Tampa Police Department, we send our deepest condolences. This tragedy leaves a void within his police family throughout the country.

To the family, Officer Brown's Law Enforcement Family supports you and your in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless you and the members of the St. Louis Police Department.

Officer Shane Gadoury
Tampa Police Department, Fl

August 18, 2007

The SLMPD lost a great young officer in Norvelle Brown. He was a type of officer who would come back to the Bureau and always inquire if we were looking for someone, always willing to give and offer assistance to any officer.

Norvelle is a true example, and testiment to this "The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD".

To Mrs. Allie Brown and Family God Bless You all from the Home of the REAL POLICE!

Det. Davis North Patrol Detective Bureau
St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department

August 18, 2007

See you on the other side brother.. R.I.P

Danny
NYPD

August 17, 2007

God bless you and your family. Thank you for your service. You will be missed by all. You are a hero to us all. You are now walking your beat in heaven. Rest in peace my brother in blue.

E.B
San Francisco Police Dept.

August 17, 2007

WHEN I HEARD THE INITIAL REPORTS ON THE TELEVISION THE OTHER NIGHT, MY HEART SANK. I PRAYED OVER AND OVER "PLEASE GOD NOT AGAIN, NOT ANOTHER"...IM SO TIRED OF THIS. OVER AND OVER AGAIN. ANOTHER FUNERAL, ANOTHER LIFE TAKEN AWAY, ANOTHER GOOD OFFICER GONE.
TO OFFICER BROWNS FAMILY, YOU SHOULD BE SO VERY PROUD OF YOUR SON. YOU RAISED A GOOD, STRONG, BRAVE, GENEROUS YOUNG MAN WHO HAD SO MUCH TO OFFER AND MADE SUCH A HUGE IMPACT ON THE COMMUNITY IN SUCH A SHORT TIME.
IM HEARTSICK THAT THE ONES THAT DID THIS WERE TEENAGERS. JUST SICK. GOD WILL TAKE CARE OF THEM.
OFFICER BROWN, WE WILL CONTINUE TO FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT AND WE WILL NEVER EVER EVER FORGET YOU.

KL

August 17, 2007

the pastor and members of the monumental m.b . church
offer our heartfelt prayers and blessing to the family
of officer Brown, may God keep in his care.


Pastor johnson White and all ministers

pastor johnson white
monumental m.b. church

August 17, 2007

You & your family are in my thoughts & prayers. God Bless.

Sgt. J.L. Brewer
Retired L.S.P.

August 17, 2007

GOD BLESS YOU AND REST IN PEACE. GONE FAR TOO SOON.

Police Officer Nelson Marti
New York State Park Police/Long Island Region

August 17, 2007

"IT IS NOT HOW HE DIED BUT HOW HE LIVED THAT MAKES HIM A HERO." All I can think when I read about this officer is "WHY???!!!" Thank God for the men and women in blue. I can only imagine what this world would be like without them! THANK YOU for keeping US safe. GODSPEED.

Lisa
GEORGIA CIVILIAN

August 17, 2007

My thoughts & prayers go out to you all. Rest Easy.

Cindy, Arkansas
Sister of slain Officer Randy Basnett, eow, 9/24/76

August 17, 2007

TO the Brown family, St. Louis Police, and friends of Norvelle. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. This senseless act that took the life of Norvelle, a person who dedicated his life to the people of St. Louis and to changing the neighborhood that he grew up in will never be understood. Remember this, your brothers in blue will not rest until we do everything it takes to bring the cowards that committed this crime in too custody, so that they can pay for the crimes in which they are responsible. As officers we will not stop until their capture. St. Louis thanks you Norvelle. God Speed--- PO Tim Brand Kirkwood PD

P.O. Tim Brand
Kirkwood PD

August 17, 2007

The policeman stood and faced God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining,
just as brightly as his brass.

"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To my church have you been true?"

The policeman squared his shoulders and said,
"No lord, I guess I ain't,
because those of us who carry a badge
can't always be a saint."

I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
because the streets are awfully tough.

But I never took a penny,
that wasn't mine to keep
though I worked a lot of overtime
when the bills got just too steep.

And I never passed a cry for help,
though at time I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.

I know I don't deserve a place
among the people here.
They never wanted me around
except to calm their fear.

If you've a place for me here, Lord,
It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't I'll understand.

There was a silence all around the throne
where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
for the judgment of his god.

"Step forward now, policeman,
you’ve born your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
you’ve done your time in hell"

Recruit Deputy
El Paso County Sheriff's Office-Colorado

August 17, 2007

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