Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective James Merry Walker

Miami Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, January 8, 2008

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Reflections for Detective James Merry Walker

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service.

nc game warden

January 10, 2008

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

Dispatcher Ted Smith
Martin, TN Police Dept.

January 10, 2008

I am saddened to hear of the death involving Det. Walker. I prey that God will be with those that loved and knew him best. Rest in peace sir.

Off. David Hanes
Oklahoma City PD

January 10, 2008

Rest in Peace Brother, my thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and co-workers of Detective Walker. God Speed our Brother.

Patrolman James Graham
Athens Police Dept. Athens Texas

January 10, 2008

Det. Walker it was a pleasure to be able to work alongside you..i remember when i started off as a rookie i had my first DV pre file and you were the detective working the case...you helped guide me through it...you were a ery intelligent and kind person..always willing to help others...your a hero in our eyes...may god bless you and your family..and watch over the rest of your brothers and sisters in blue..RIP Det. James walker

Ofc. Alvarez
Miami police department

January 10, 2008

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift.

Detective Walker, you rest in peace my friend. I salute you! My prayers are with you, your family, friends and colleagues. I thank you for your service. You did not lose your life, you gave it in service to others. A true hero indeed.

Those close to this hero, please take comfort in knowing that I, along with many others across this land, grieve with you. Keep him in your hearts, and pass his story along. May God Bless You.

Job Well Done, Detective Walker. Never Forgotten.

Jim Sweeney Civilian New Jersey
A friend to our Police Officers

January 10, 2008

To the family of Detective James Walker and the family in the Miami Police Department, I wish to extend my sincere condolences on the tragic loss of a HERO. James, we have the watch. Rest in peace. BROTHER IN BLUE.

Patrolman
Utica Police Department

January 10, 2008

Jimmy,

You will forever be in my thoughts....I know St. Michael has walked you into the loving arms of our Lord and welcomed you into his Kingdom. But, it's with sad hearts we grieve on this Earth without you. It's not the same without you. But we will keep watch here and continue on as you would want us to. I wish more people had known you, you were truly an amazing person. You are severly missed.

Your Loving BLE 212 Classmate and Family....

Detective Kimberly Andrews
Miami Police

January 10, 2008

SO SAD TO HEAR OF THE DEATH OF DET. WALKER ANOTHER REAL HERO PRODUCED BY THIS BRAVE NATION. DET. WALKER, YOU ARE IN GOOD COMPANY WHEN YOU REPORT TO ROLL CALL NOW AT HEAVEN-1. GOD CREATED YOU AND HE HAS CALLED YOU TO REPORT FOR DUTY AS HE HAS CALLED YOU TO SERVE AND PROTECT YOUR MIAMI COMMUNITY IN THE PAST, HE NOW HAS A NEW ASSIGNMENT FOR YOU, AND WE WHO ARE LEFT TO TRY AND FILL YOUR BOOTS UNDERSTAND, FAREWELL AND GOD'S SPEED BROTHER WALKER.

SGT. ROBERT KRAUSS #217 US DOD AND
FORMER DEPUTY, PALM BEACH SHERIFF'S OFFICE, PBC, FLORIDA
ID-3578

SGT ROBERT KRAUSS #217
US DOD PHILADELPHIA, PA.

January 10, 2008

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Detective Walker. May God comfort you all.
Heros are never forgotten. Rest in peace.

911 Dispatcher
Virginia

January 10, 2008

Sir, your incredible heroism will not be forgotten. God only knows how many lives you saved that day. Thank you for your service.

366
LPD

January 10, 2008

“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

January 10, 2008

Always on duty, never turning your back from your promise to 'protect and serve'.You are a hero.May The Lord bless and keep you, may He shine His face upon you and be gracious unto you.Rest in Peace.

January 10, 2008

Rest easy brother, we'll take it from here. Always know that HEROES ARE NEVER FORGOTTEN.

PO S.Harris #376
Cicero PD. Cicero,IL Gang Crimes Unit

January 9, 2008

GOT TO MEET YOU IN UPPER EASTSIDE, MAN YOU WERE QRU....MAY YOU REST IN PEACE MY BROTHER, WELL TAKE IT FROM HERE...THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR DOING THIS TO YOU WILL BE DEALT WITH ACCORDINGLY......YOU WILL BE MISSED.....GOD BLESS YOU.....

OFFICER PEREZ

January 9, 2008

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Detective Walker as well as the brotherhood of the Miami Police Department. May you rest in eternal peace our brother!

Detective Mark Techmanski
City of Syracuse, NY Police Department

January 9, 2008

Blessed are the peacemakers,For they shall be called sons of God." Matthew 5:9

Joseph Caragiulo
Miami Police (retired)

January 9, 2008

"A Part Of America Died",
Somebody killed a policeman today,
And part of America died.
A piece of our country he swore to protect,
Will be buried with him at his side.
The suspect that shot him will stand up in court,
With counsel demanding his rights.
While a young widowed mother must work for her kids,
And spend many long lonely nights.
The beat he walked was a battle field too
just as if he had gone off to war.
Though the flag of our nation won't fly at half mast,
To his name they will add a gold star.
Yes, somebody killed a policeman today,
In your town or mine,
While we slept in comfort behind locked doors,
A cop put his life on the line.
Now his ghost walks a beat on a dark city street,
And stands at each new rookies' side.
He answered the call,of himself and gave his all,
And a part of America died.
*anonymous*
We hope these simple words will help during the dark times
ahead.
GOD BLESS YOU ALL
Canon City, CO

Marilyn Robinson
CC-Pirate Internet Radio

January 9, 2008

Rest in peace brother.

1773P
CSPD

January 9, 2008

REST IN PEACE FELLOW BROTHER, WE NOW HAVE THE WATCH.
GODSPEED.

RETIRED DEPUTY/SGT
IOWA

January 9, 2008

God bless this detective for being dedicated enough to take action off-duty against this criminal armed with such a weapon. Detective Walker's actions show just what kind of man and officer he was. I pray his family, friends, and co-workers look to God for peace and guidance during this terrible time.

Sergeant Paul George
Houston Police Department

January 9, 2008

Detective Walker, God bless you, your family and the members of your department.

Officer Galvez
CHP / S.Sac

January 9, 2008

Rest in Peace, Brother.

952
Ottawa County Sheriff's Department

January 9, 2008

"The Final Inspection"

The policeman stood and faced his 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 who carry badges,
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 awful 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 times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I 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 silence all around the throne,
where saints had often trod,
as the policeman waited quietly
for the judgement of his God.

"Step forward now, policeman
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on heaven's streets.
You've done your time in hell."


Maple Hts Police Dept (OHIO)

January 9, 2008

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

DETECTIVE JAMES WALKER YOUR SHIFT IS OVER NOW, WE WILL TAKE IT FROM HERE. REST IN PEACE, BROTHER...

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

January 9, 2008

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