Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Derek Wayne Owens

Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, March 1, 2008

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Reflections for Police Officer Derek Wayne Owens

Your watch is ended. May our Heavenly Father watch over your family and friends during this tragic time. May your soul walk carefully and proudly into everlasting life. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in God’s peace my friend, you deserve it. These are "American Heroes" who just yesterday were women and men just doing their job!


Chaplain Michael Grinnals
Camillus Police Department

March 1, 2008

Rest in peace brother, we will take it from here.

Deputy Chris Miller
Warren County Sheriff's Office

March 1, 2008



March 1, 2008

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Owens, one of Ohio's finest. Rest in peace our brother.

The Men and Women of
Sylvania Township PD

March 1, 2008

Rest in peace brother. We will never forget you! You are a hero to us all!

Police Officer M. LaFramboise #1270
Independence Missouri Police Department

March 1, 2008

The thoughts and prayers of the Harriman Police Department are with the family, friends and department of Officer Owens.

A Part Of America Died

Somebody killed a policeman today
And a part of America died...
A piece of our country he swore to protect
Will be buried with him at his side.
The beat that he walked was a battlefield, 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.
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.
Yes, somebody killed a policeman today...
Maybe in your town or mine,
While we slept in comfort behind our locked doors
A cop put his life on the line.
Now his ghost walks the beat on a dark city street,
And he stands at each new rookie's side;
He answered the call... of himself gave his all,
And a part of America died...

~~Author Unknown~~

Patrolman Kasey Mynatt
Harriman Police Dept. Tennessee

March 1, 2008

Rest in peace, brother. May you patrol the heavens with the same courage and bravery.

Honesdale Boro PD, Pa

March 1, 2008

R.I.P. brother...we won't forget.

Badge 195
Winston-Salem Police, NC

March 1, 2008

Mrs. Owens you and your entire family are in my heart and prayers as you face these difficult times. May the children of Officer Owens know that their dad is a HERO who we will not let be forgotten... God bless you all.

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

March 1, 2008

Your a true hero. Rest in peace Ofc. Owens. My thoughts and prayers are with your wife, children, other family members, and fellow officers you leave behind.

God bless you all.

Officer Grand Rapids PD, Michigan

March 1, 2008

To the family of Officer Owens, I am so very sorry for your loss. I know all too well the feelings you are going through at this time. Your immediate family, as well as your family with the Cleveland Police Department will be in my prayers. Please know that there is a community across the country who will be wrapping its arms around you with love and support for many months and years to come.

Becky Muncy, widow of Sgt. Marc Muncy
Assistant Prosecuting Atty, Franklin County

March 1, 2008

Rest, brother.

Cpl Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

March 1, 2008

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