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

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


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

My thoughts and prayers go out to Deputy Sheriff Brownlee's family and friends especially during the upcoming holiday season. I truly hope that peace and joy can be found amid this horrible tragedy. May he rest in piece.

Jill Harms

November 24, 2010

Sam you were an incredible person!! I will always remember your laugh and your faded powder blue four door chevelle. I am proud to say that I knew such a loving, caring person who grew up to be an outstanding person in my community!! Deepest sorrow and sympathy to your family. Rest in peace my dear, sweet friend!!

Penney Jackson Rakowski
Childhood friend

November 24, 2010

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Brownlee today and always...
Rest in Peace Sir...

Sister of Ofc. John P Harris EOW 8/19/1994

November 24, 2010

I am so very saddened by this.. JLM


November 24, 2010

It is with a sad heart that I post this message. Weld County has lost a respected deputy, a friend, and a wonderful man. My thoughts go out to his family and his co-workers. Please know that the Colorado Chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors is here to help you in anyway. We've been through this nightmare. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Kelly Young
Colorado Chapter Concerns of Police Survivors

November 24, 2010

To Sam and his family, my deepest sympathies go out to you. Sam watched out over as kids and was always good hearted and dependable. It is a true tragedy that someone who always had genuine intensions had to die. Your greatness will never be forgotten. You were a great friend, brother and son in your family. We love you.

Friend of the family

November 24, 2010

Thank you for your service, protection and loyalty. I'm sorry that your commitment to these things took your life. Praying for your wife and family through the tough times ahead...may they accept the comfort and peace that only God can offer.

Susan McBride
Citizen of Weld County

November 24, 2010

There are no words to ease the pain for your wife, family and friends. Go rest safe in the arms of our Lord knowing you are a hero!

Thank you and God Bless your fellow officers.

Deborah Erwin
daughter of Deputy Slayton EOW 1-24-78

November 24, 2010

Deputy Brownlee,

Rest in peace brother.

Detective Dave Howell
Plano,Texas Police Dept-Auto Theft

November 24, 2010

To Deputy Brownlee, we thank you for your service, and for making the ultimate sacrifice. May you rest in peace. You and your family will be in my prayers.

K-9 Deputy Jason Williams
Henry County Indiana Sheriffs Department

November 24, 2010

Rest in peace fellow brother fore we now have the watch. My prayers and condolences are with the family, friends, and the Weld County Sheriff's Department.

Deputy/Sergeant Retired

November 24, 2010

So sorry for your loss...


November 24, 2010

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

Niles, Illinois Police Department

November 24, 2010

RIP Deputy Sheriff Brownlee. Thank you for your service and to your family, my prayers are with you.

Miami-Dade Police Department

November 24, 2010

Deputy Brownlee the wolf knocked at the door and you answered. You did yourself, your agency, our profession proud. Rest Easy.

May God be with your friends and family in the days and years ahead.

“It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather, we should thank God that such men lived."
Gen. George S. Patton.

Sergeant Michael Lowry
University of Colorado Police Department

November 24, 2010

Though I knew you for too short a time, I could tell your passion for the job and those you served. You were always there to help in whatever way you could. I will miss your smile and laugh on a scene. I remember the way you babied and loved your charger until that feed truck took it from you.
May you rest in peace. May God comfort your family. You will be missed.

Trooper Haley
Colorado State Patrol

November 24, 2010

Rest In Peace


November 24, 2010

Brother, my thoughts and prayers are with your family and your department. Rest in peace, we have the watch now.


November 24, 2010

Thank you Deputy Brownlee and the Brownlee Family for your service.


November 24, 2010

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Deputy Brownlee and to the Weld County Sheriffs Office. Godspeed..

"The Final Inspection"

The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.

"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"

The policeman squared his shoulders and said,
"No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
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 awfully tough.

But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just 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 unmanly tears.

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 had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.

"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."

Author Unknown

Deputy S. Mackey
El Paso County Sheriff's Office

November 24, 2010

God bless and keep you. You're work here is done, so go on an proudly guard the gates of Heaven.


November 24, 2010

Sir, your courage shined the brightest light yesterday. I pray that your heroic act will comfort your wife on this day and many tomorrows, and that she will never feel alone. A good man was lost, but never will he be forgotten.


November 24, 2010

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