Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Senior Corporal Norman Stephen Allen Smith

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, January 6, 2009

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Reflections for Senior Corporal Norman Stephen Allen Smith

may God comfort your family as you deal with your loss.

Task Force Agent Brian Watson
Winter Park Police Dept, Florida

January 12, 2009

You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. There is nothing like losing a family member in such a senseless act. Rest In Peace!

Janie Dressel, Sister-In-Law
Det. Keith Dressel, Toledo OH EOW 2-21-2007

January 12, 2009

Rest Easy Brother...you are a hero.

Trooper
Arkansas State Police

January 12, 2009

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and co-workers of Senior Corporal Smith. Rest in peace our brother.

The Patrol Men and Women of
Sylvania Township PD (Ohio)

January 12, 2009

“Let your love of justice be exceeded only by your love of mercy.” Anonymous

You are a true hero!

DEPUTY
SANTA CRUZ CO. SHERIFF OFFICE

January 12, 2009

i dont even know where to begin...the sudden loss of this great officer is heartbreaking. my prayers go out to gina, the family and to our police family. may the memories you have of/with him forever live in your hearts. norm will be missed...but will never be forgotten. god speed brother...

pso #D184
dallas police

January 12, 2009

I DIDNT HAVE THE PLEASURE OF KNOWNING CORP. SMITH. BUT FROM WHAT I HAVE HEARD FROM OFFICERS AND CITIZENS WHO KNEW HIM, CORP SMITH WAS WHAT EVERY POLICE OFFICER SHOULD STRIDE TO BE. DOING HIS JOB WHILE BEING RESPECTED BY ALL. CORP SMITH WILL BE GREATLY MISSED. AND I KNOW THAT GOD IS EXCLAIMING TO CORP. SMITH "JOB WELL DONE MY SON, JOB WELL DONE"

SC PATROL
DALLAS PD

January 12, 2009

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Deputy J.Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office

January 12, 2009

rest in peace

JW

January 12, 2009

GOD BLESS CPL. SMITH AND HIS FAMILY. REST IN PEACE AND THANK YOU FOR SERVING THIS GREAT NATION............

MASTER TROOPER J.R. FLEMING
NC STATE HIGHWAY PATROL

January 12, 2009

"The Bar has been set."...B.K.

You truly are an example of what we strive to be. Rest easy my brother,

Semper Fi

Corporal M
DpD

January 11, 2009

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Smith family. May God comfort and watch over you.

Anonymous

January 11, 2009

To the family, co-workers, and friends of Norman, I am so deeply sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. To Norman, God bless and watch over you. You have courageously served and your legacy will live on. Fallen but Never Forgotten brother, we will miss you.

Sgt. Jeff Jensen, Colorado Springs PD
Brother to CSPD Det. Jared Jensen, EOW 2-22-06

January 11, 2009

Rest in peace my brother, we will take the watch from here

Police Officer

January 11, 2009

Thank you for your years of service and dedication to your community. We have your watch from here. May you rest in peace, Sir! You will never be forgotten.

Police Officer

January 11, 2009

Rest in peace brother. You were a good man and true warrior. God bless you and your family.

A Texas Streetcop

Anonymous

January 11, 2009

Our fathers served in the British Army together and our families were neighbours on the same street when we lived in Canada. Norm and I traveled together and attended military school together in the UK when we were kids. We spent our school holidays together.

Norm was bigger, stronger and more athletic than me. I was quite a small kid and an easy target for bullies and thugs. Norm helped and protected me and other small kids. Even at the age of 12 Norm was a selfless and righteous individual who knew right from wrong and placed himself on higher ground. He never caved in to peer pressure and always did what was right The fact that he chose to dedicate his life to the service of others and his community does not surprise me.

I am proud to have known Norm and to have been his childhood friend. And although we eventually lost touch as adults I find I suddenly miss him.

Words cannot express my condolences, nor do they do Norm service. May Norman find and rest in the grace of God, and may his family, friends and fellow law enforcement officers find peace.

Major (retired) Jeremy Reynolds
Childhood Friend

January 11, 2009

May God Bless you and your family. Rest in Peace.

D. Kelly
Deputy

January 11, 2009

Rest in peace, your service and sacrafice will not be forgotten!

Patrolman Jeff Tripp
Marion,Ma Police Dept

January 11, 2009

To the family, friends and co-workers of Sr. Corporal Norman Smith,

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. There are so many people near and far wanting to help you. Please accept their help.

God Bless you all

Kelly Brown
Officer Nicholas Sloan's sister EOW 1/30/04

January 11, 2009

Rest in Peace Sir. Thank you for your service and dedication to duty.

Pablo Hernandez Jr.
U.S. Border Patrol

January 11, 2009

RIP BROTHER

DEPUTY JAMEY BEARD
WAYNE COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE

January 11, 2009

There is a prison in Huntsville, Texas waiting for this piece of trash who killed one of GOD'S angels. I understand there is a table waiting for him and no reservations are required. You gotta love Texas justice.

Georgia Cop

Anonymous

January 11, 2009

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

Gordon Hobbs
NC Game Warden

January 11, 2009

The funeral line was long, There's an awful lot of cars, Folks came out of the restaurants, They came out of the bars.
The workers at the construction sites All let their hammers drop. Someone asked. "What is this all for?" And they said, "Aw, just a cop."
Some chuckled at the passing cars. Some shed a silent tear Some people said, "It's stupid," "all these dumb policemen here."
"How come they are not out fighting crime?" "Or in a doughnut shop?" Sure is a lot of trouble, For someone who's just a cop."
They blocked the intersections, They blocked the interstate. People yelled and cursed, "Damn, it's gonna make me late!"
"This is really ridiculous!" "They're makin' us all stop!" "It seems they are sure wastin' time, On someone who's just a cop."
Into the cemetery now, The slow procession comes, The woeful Taps are slowly played. There's loud salutes from guns.
The graveyard workers shake their heads "This service is a flop." "There's lots of good words wasted, On someone who's just a cop"
Yeah, just a cop to most folks. Did his duty every day. Trying to protect us, Till they took his life away.
And when he got to heaven, St. Peter put him at the top. An angel asked him, "Who was that?" And he said, "Aw, just a cop."
His Judgment Day:
The officer stood and faced his God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shinning, Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, Officer, How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek To my church have you been true?"
The officer squared his shoulder and said, "No, Lord, I guess I aint, Because those of us 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 tough.
But I never took a penny That wasn't mine to keep.. Though I worked a lot of overtime, when the bills got too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help Though at times I shook with fear. And sometimes, God forgive me, I've wept an unmanly tear.
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 the saints often trod. As the officer waited quietly for the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, Officer. You've borne your burdens well. Come walk a beat on heaven's streets, You've done your time in hell"

May God be with you and your family. Rest in Peace brother!

Motor officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano, Tx

January 11, 2009

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