Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Samuel Kent Brownlee

Weld County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Tuesday, November 23, 2010

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Samuel Kent Brownlee

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"

Author unknown

May God be with everyone

Motor officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano, Tx

November 24, 2010

I was very fortunate to meet Sam in an unfortunate situation for me. He looked after me and watched my back when he didn't have to. This man alone restored my faith and respect for all police officers from that day on. I'm sure his family and friends know what a great person he was, I just wanted to say he made a difference in my life as a citizen as well.
You are in my prayers, and thank you.

Anonymous

November 24, 2010

Sam Brownlee was my best friend and I will never forget him. He was very good at his job and so proud to work for weld county. I will miss him so much. May god bless his family.

Julie Small
FRIEND

November 24, 2010

Brother Sam,

Please keep the gates of heaven open for the rest of us.

R.I.P. my Brother

Cpl. Robert L. Padgett (ret)
Charles County Sheriff's Office,md.

November 24, 2010

We were so sorry to learn of your loss. Your loved one obvious was a very special person, and had a love for his fellow human being. God bless Sam and his family now and in the future. Our prayers are with you.

Jo and Nanc

November 24, 2010

My heart and prayers go out to the family. Truly grateful this time of year for the dedication of law enforcement. Deep gratitude for this man that gave his life for the service of our community. My Husband also gives his efforts in behalf of others. I feel very humbled by this tragedy and blessed at the same time. I hope the family finds peace and knows the support they have from other officers and the community.

Anonymous

November 24, 2010

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Sheriff Brownlee. You put your life at risk everyday to keep us safe in your hands, now you are safe in Gods hands. Eternal peace to you fine sir.

Anonymous

November 24, 2010

R.I.P. Officer Brownlee, your service to your community and your fellow man will never be forgotten. Never forget!

Battalion Chief Tom DeMint
Poudre Fire Authority

November 24, 2010

To the Deputies and personnel of Weld County SO,
My deepest sympathies in the loss of this Deputy who performed his duty with honor. No words can express your sorry and anger. Please know that I am praying for you and will remember.

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Se Chaplain R Karjalainen
Island County Sheriff's Office

November 24, 2010

REST IN PEACE BROTHER. YOU ARE A TRUE HERO.

Deputy J.D.Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office

November 24, 2010

My deepest condolences to you and your family. He will always be a HERO in every sense of the word.

Anonymous

November 24, 2010

We thank you Sam for being our Guardian always. Our love, friendship, and deep sympathy to the family, friends, and loved ones. Our hearts are with you during this difficult time and always.

Retired FTO John Haverty & Wife Laura
Federal Protective Service/Friend

November 24, 2010

So sorry to hear of this officer's death. It was so unwarranted and heart wrenching. My thoughts and prayers are with this family. May God give the family comfort in this tough time.
Sincerely,
Kim

Kim

November 24, 2010

God bless you brother! Thank you for your service and sacrifice! Rest in peace

Detective JR
Boston PD - Boston Mass.

November 24, 2010

I wish to offer my condolences to Deputy Sheriff Sam Brownlee's family and brother officers. In reading the facts surrounding his death shows he Served the Community above and beyond the call to duty. He is a true hero and will never be forgotten. God bless him and his family.

RETIRED DETECTIVE FRANK DEMARCO
NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

November 24, 2010

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Deputy Sam Brownlee. Another Hero taken too soon. May God comfort you and your family as you go and touch the face of God.
Your service and sacrifice and bravery to the citizens of Weld County Colorado will not be forgotten. God Speed and God Bless. Rest in Peace Sir.

VIP Jeff Claybern 750
Alexandria Kentucky Police Department

November 24, 2010

Thank you for your service. You will be missed but never forgotten by your brothers and sisters in blue!!! RIP brother, we have your watch now!!!

Detective G. W. Howden
Douglas County Sheriff's Office

November 24, 2010

Sam will be missed by his family and many, many more. I believe he is watching over his family at this time of need and will be for the future. Our loved ones stay in our hearts for all time. You feel them around you, but sometimes more than others. Remember all the best of times, the laughs and smiles he gave you, and the strengths he carried through his life.

SO Support Services Tech
Weld County Sheriff's Office

November 24, 2010

Thoughts and prayers are with you all, every minute of every day...always.

Natalie Jensen
surviving spouse, CSPD Detective Jared Jensen, EOW 2/22/06

November 24, 2010

i see no difference in a medal of honor for the military- it is a war and young men of our country are placeing themselves in HARMS WAY every day. i think recognition should be at the national. GOD LOVES

Anonymous

November 24, 2010

My husband is an officer in Cheyenne, WY...so Deputy Brownlee's loss hits close to home. May God bless your wife during this time, and place an extra level of protection upon your fellow deputies while they mourn your loss and continue to serve and protect the citizens of Weld County.

Anonymous

November 24, 2010

I am deeply saddened by this trajedy. My father was an L.E. officer for 25+ years and I know all too well the worries that the family must endure every time their father, son, mother, and sibling go out on duty. Deputy Brownlee was a true hero who did not deserve to be taken away from his family just two days before Thanksgiving. To have such a brave person taken from their family and colleagues is just downright disheartening. Rest in Peace Deputy Brownlee...you will be missed dearly...

Anonymous

November 24, 2010

To Deputy Sam Brownlee's Family:

We all grieve with you. Please know that you are in our hearts and prayers and that the sacrifice Deputy Brownlee made for the community will never be forgotten. Thank you for sharing him with us.

Investigator Joy Hemby
18th Judicial District Attorney's Office

November 24, 2010

RIP Prayer to the family

Anonymous

November 24, 2010

My prayers go out to your family and friends. May you Rest Peaceful Sir!

Police Officer
Woodland Park Police Department

November 24, 2010

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