Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Jillian Michelle Smith

Arlington Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, December 28, 2010

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Reflections for Police Officer Jillian Michelle Smith

Your service and sacrifice are not forgotten. Your selfless act save that little girl. God bless your family and all you had an impact on, I'm sure it's numerous beautiful soul

Carla Joyce

December 29, 2020

Officer Smith,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Arlington. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 28, 2020

I remember when this happened. She gave the ultimate sacrifice in putting someone's life before her own. She lived and sadly succumbed to the mantra "to save and protect". RIP hero.

Michael Collins
Longwood University PD

December 28, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Smith.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 27, 2020

Ms. Smith will always be acknowledged for being a Hero, but to her parents she will always be the baby, that grew up and wanted to be a positive role model in society. God Bless the Smith family!!!!!!

James Bell
friend of the family

December 16, 2019

I came across her story after learning more about the experiences our officers endure in order to protect us, and it just further exemplifies my respect for those who give everything they have to keep their citizens safe. Bless her and all our officers

Jorge Melo
AISD Student

February 12, 2019

Officer Smith, I recently learned of your sacrifice through a training course involving domestic violence. Your actions during the night in question are a testament to your commitment of service and duty to others and are consistent with the very best values of the law enforcement profession. You will never be forgotten!

Corporal William H. Barger
Vandalia Police Department, Missouri

January 12, 2019

Jillian Michelle Smith was a hero in every sense of the word. May she rest in peace.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

December 28, 2018

Rest In Peace Sister in Blue. Thank you Hero for your sacrifice and service. Never forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

December 28, 2018

I think of you quite often even though we never met. You did what a true police officer does, and only had 10 months on the job. You are a true hero, I haven’t forgotten about you since the day I read the article about what you did. You are truly a gift from our Father above, I pray that our Heavenly Father gives your family the peace only he can.

Lieutenant Johnathan Pilgrim
City of Monroe Police Department

October 6, 2018

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 30, 2018

RIP Officer Smith. You stood in harm’s way. You are a hero in every sense of the word.

Deputy Constable Anonymous Anonymous
31 years of service

April 14, 2018

Officer Smith. I visit this site often. My father was Chief of Police when he was killed. When I first read about your departure in 2011, it really and truly touched my heart. Here it is, nearly 5 years later and I'm still emotional. I know it's time to pay my respects to you. No. I didn't know you personally, but like so many others, because of your heroic and brave spirit, I wished I did. As I write this reflection on this date, there is so much chaos and hatred in this country between civilians and law enforcement. So much division. If I know nothing else, there is one thing I know. If civilians and law enforcement had the heart that you had, this country and world would be a better place. May you continue to Rest In Peace

P, Parker
Brother in Christ

December 3, 2016

I miss you Jilly! I miss riding in your pontiac sunfire singing at the top of our lungs pretending to be superstars. You always said you were going to be a hero and that couldn't be more true. Thank you for the years I got to spend with you every day! I love you, sing and dance with Jesus now but save me a spot you!

Amanda Campbell
Childhood best friend

November 2, 2016

A true Texas hero. You are not forgotten.

Frank Mercer
private citizen, Ocean Park Washington

June 4, 2016

I have no words to say that could thank you enough for your service and sacrifice.


March 2, 2016

Stopping by to let you know you're still thought of, remembered and honored, even by those of us who didn't have the gift of knowing you in this life. You'll always be my hero & my sister in blue tho. We love you.

Officer Gonzalez #3920
Prince George's County Police - Maryland.

March 2, 2016

Officer Smith thought of others before herself, shielding the child against the suspect. She was an exceptional human being, brave law enforcement officer, and an example of the good in humanity. To Officer Smith's family, my deepest condolences. Jillian showed great bravery and humanity in protecting a child. She is a hero in my heart, and in the hearts of all law enforcement officers.

PO Clarence K Qualls, 7666
Dallas Police Department

December 30, 2015

To Officer Smith's Family and Officer Smith's Arlington P.D. Family...
Rest in Peace Sister ())-%--- your job is done here on earth, but now you are able to keep an eye out for your Brothers and Sisters from Heaven.
Thank GOD... that he had you there to save a young life and I know that she will never forget you, nor the lives you have touched.
You will never be Forgotten, Sister <3 ())-%---

Detention Service Officer Velda Valdez
Tulare County Sheriff Department, California

December 29, 2015

You are thought about and loved! Its been 5 years but it doesnt get any easier. I pray for your family daily and I miss you so much!! You were on our shift for a short time but your legacy will last forever.

South Evening Shift 2010
Arlington PD

December 28, 2015

When I think of a HERO UR FACE WILL COME TO MIND. Your definitely one of the good. The Lord needed you with him and I can understand why. I didn't know you, I wish I had. But your story hit me deep in my soul and you gave your life for a young soul to live there's. I hope and pray that daughter will never take her life for granted. Your why she still lives. Prayers go out to All Family and Friends

Not with one Miah Scranton

December 28, 2015

She was obviously a very dedicated officer and was on the job for all the right reasons!

Ron King

December 28, 2015

This makes me want to cry!

None Phillip Garner

October 1, 2015

Officer Smith, I have a memorial bracelet I'm wearing on the Road to Hope 250-mile bike ride from Virginia to D.C. for you. I admire your bravery you showed and that your last act was in defense of another. Godspeed sister. I will visit your name on the wall at the National Memorial.

Officer Keli Hunt #274
The Colony Police Department

May 12, 2015

Stopping by to remember you, Officer Smith. We haven't forgotten about your heroism and sacrifice. May your memory, story and fire live and burn forever.

Officer Gonzalez #3920
Prince George's County Police - Maryland.

March 24, 2015

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