Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Correctional Officer Jeffery B. Blakey

Cook County Sheriff's Office - Department of Corrections, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, January 5, 1988

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Reflections for Correctional Officer Jeffery B. Blakey

Your Brave Service And Commitment To The Protection Of The Citizens Of Cook County And The State Of Illinois Will Not Be Forgotten. Rest Peacefully Brother. GOD BLESS.

Retired Officer G. S. Siegrist
Bucks Co. PA Corrections

January 5, 2019

Thank you for your service and sacrifice my brother. Rest in peace, and God bless your family and colleagues.

N.Y.P.D. Lt. Ray Flores (Ret.)

January 5, 2017

Thank you for your Heroism Sir, RIP

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

July 19, 2012

Rest in Peace, Correctional Officer Blakey. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

May 1, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, 28th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

I pray for solace for all those who love and miss
.you for I know both the pain and pride are forever, You must be proud of your daughter for continuing your legacy of serving and protecting through her military career insuring our freedom

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 5, 2012

Daddy, as your only daughter, I sit here after being in the Navy 18 years preparing my uniforms for work tomorrow, to say I love you and miss you so much. I just attended your bothers funeral and to share with the world I love my dad and his brothers unconditionally and I will follow MY DADS guidance every day of MY LIFE. Rest In Peace Dad, Uncle Butch and Uncle John.

Petty Officer First Class
Kimberlyn Blakey

May 6, 2009

Always in our thoughts, always in our hearts.....

God Speed HERO


July 19, 2008

Today on the 20th anniversary of your death, we pause and say a prayer for your loved ones that you left behind.
Rest in peace CO you are not forgotten.
Chief John Roelandts (retired)
Deborah Roelandts (retired)
Oconomowoc Wisconsin

Chief John Roelandts (retired)
Town of Oconomowoc

January 5, 2008

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

January 1, 2008



December 31, 2007

Officer Blakey
As a former Cook County Deputy I feel we have a bond that will not break. With that being said you and your Family will remain in my families daily prayers

Good Bless you
The Dooley Family

Sgt. Joseph Dooley
Arizona State Department

November 21, 2007

Rest easy,we'll take it from here.HEROES ARE NEVER FORGOTTEN.

PO S.Harris #273
Cicero PD Cicero,IL 3rd Watch

August 18, 2007

A Million Times

A million times we've needed you,
A million times we've cried.
If love alone could've saved you,
You would have never died.
In life we loved you dearly,
In death we love you still.
In our hearts you hold a place,
No one else could ever fill.
It broke our hearts to lose you,
But you didn't go alone.
Part of us went with you,
The day God took you home.

March 4, 2005

We will not let you be in peace, my brother

Peace Offiers Memorial Foundation of Cook County Illinois

September 1, 2003

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