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Constable John William Brown

Calhoun County Constable's Office - Precinct 5, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, April 10, 2010

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Reflections for Constable John William Brown

Today we have said good bye to an real American hero.
Thank you for your service.

Adrian Murphy
n/a

May 4, 2010

Thank you, Constable Brown, for your service, your bravery, and now, your sacrifice. May God be with your family, friends and the CCCO, in their of grief. God Bless and Godspeed.

Lisa
GEORGIA CIVILIAN

May 4, 2010

Rest in peace, brother. May God be with the family of Constable Brown during this time of mourning. We've got the watch from here.

BL Mitchell, Patrol
FCPD, VA

May 3, 2010

Thank your for your service and sacrifice. Your family, friends and the Calhoun Constables Office will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Rest in peace

J Clendening #407
Glades County Sheriff's Office (FL)

May 3, 2010

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

K-9 Officer Tom Summerville Jr
Eutaw Police Department

May 3, 2010

Constable Brown, may you rest in peace. You'll never be forgotten.

Sgt Richard Eckert
Town of Chester Police Department

May 3, 2010

Rest in Peace my Brother, God Bless you, your Family and your Dept.

OFFICER BOB SWOPE #5609
OLMSTED FALLS POLICE DEPT.OHIO

May 3, 2010

May you all be Blessed with the strength and comfort of one another as you deal with such a tragic loss. Thank you Constable Brown and family for the sacrifices made to keep our communities safe.
Chaplain Dawn Macey
Concerns of Police Survivors
Surviving fiance' Deputy David Briese
EOW 11-03-06

Chaplain Dawn Macey

May 3, 2010

Rest in Peace Brother.

Administrator Becky Hamner, Retired

May 3, 2010

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"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 © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

May 3, 2010

My thoughts and prayers are with those friends and family members that are left behind and cannot follow. Rest in peace my brother in blue...we will take it from here.

PFC Adam F Laser
Westminster City Police Department

May 3, 2010

God bless family, friends, fellow officers.

Chief Danny Whiteley
Poplar Bluff Police Department, Mo.

May 3, 2010

Gone, but never forgotten, Rest easy now my Brother in Law, your watch on earth is over. God please watch over, and tend to the loved ones left behind.......

Sgt. John L. Gulledge (Ret.)
Escambia CO Sheriff's Office Pensacola FL.

May 3, 2010

Chief Strzelecki and the entire Niles Police Department extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Constable Brown. Godspeed.

Niles, Illinois Police Department

May 3, 2010

Rest In Peace

Lt B Cole
Lake Charles Police Dept (LOUISIANA)

May 3, 2010

Rest in peace bro, we'll take it from here.

PO JA Bottillo
Troy NY PD

May 3, 2010

Rest in peace brother. We've got the watch from here. May God bless your family, friends and fellow officers who all mourn the loss of yet another hero.

Motor Officer Dominick Marraccini
Easton Police Department, Easton, PA

May 3, 2010

The Florida Police Chiefs Association would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Constable John Brown, and the Calhoun County Constable's Office - Precinct 5. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of great sadness. Please take comfort in knowing that your extended law enforcement family grieves with you. Constable Brown, we thank you for your service. You will not be forgotten.

Members and Staff
Florida Police Chiefs Association

May 3, 2010

Our thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of constable J.W. Brown. R.I.P Sir.

Sgt Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP Service, Traffic Unit

May 3, 2010

My family would like to send our condolences to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of Constable John 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 and rest in peace, Constable Brown.

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

May 3, 2010

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Constable Brown. Another Hero taken too soon. May God comfort you and your family as you go and touch the face of God.
You will never be forgotten. God Speed and God Bless. Rest in Peace Sir.

VIP Jeff Claybern 750
Alexandria Kentucky Police Department

May 3, 2010

May God lay his healing hand upon the family and friends of Constable Brown and may they know he will never be forgotten. Thank you Constable Brown for your dedicated service to the people of Texas and the United States.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

May 3, 2010

Rest in Peace.

Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980
Prince George's County Police Department, Maryland

May 2, 2010

Rest in Peace Sir....

Offc. Thomas Wiederhold, Retired
Fort Worrth Texas PD

May 2, 2010

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, REST IN PEACE.

N.J. TROOPER
NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

May 2, 2010

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