Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Corporal Charles Richard "Chuck" Nesbitt, Jr.

Sumter Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Friday, January 21, 2011

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Reflections for Corporal Charles Richard "Chuck" Nesbitt, Jr.

To the family, friends and co-workers of Corporal Charles Nesbitt, Jr.-a tragedy that no one expected. You have suffered a great loss. My true sympathies to you all during this very painful time. I want you to know that Officers all over the country will take notice and honor his memory.

Sgt. Scott Bodah
Syracuse, New York Police Department

January 25, 2011

Our deepest sympathy to the dear family, friends, and co-workers of Corporal Nesbitt Jr. God Bless him for his service to the Sumter Police Department. Rest in Peace sir, you will not be forgotten.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte,NC

January 25, 2011



January 25, 2011

Dear Lord, law enforcement is not an easy task to do,
Yet, there are many who choose to wear the shield.
They serve each day, to the oaths they swore are true,
Protecting and serving, a safer, better world to build.

Lord now we gather to pay our deepest honor,
To those of ours officers, killed in the line of duty.
It matters not the style of shield they wore,
Only that they served with pride, and honor.

Lord all that matters is that they were one of us,
Serving wherever needed, richest mansion to dirtiest alley.
Confident and proud, highly honored by the peoples trust,
So they carried a shield, mindful of all their sacred duties.

Lord you have called several of ours home to glory,
The race with life for them is now done.
Peace, blessed peace, in safety, forever now with Thee,
Welcome rest, now in heaven for all of eternity.

May time never erase the sacrifices that were made,
May no officer ever fall alone, to lie cold in their grave .
May those of us still serving, remember well the price they paid,
May their memories stand forever as those who went down brave.

Lord give us courage to carry on, to still live and care,
To not be vengeful or bitter, to simply trust Your word it true.
May we always cover with pride the shield we wear,
To honor all fallen officers, whom we now commend to you.

Deputy S. Mackey
El Paso County Sheriff's Office - CO

January 25, 2011

Rest in Peace Corporal Nesbitt. My sincere condolences to your family and to your department. Godspeed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Terry F. Zech


January 25, 2011

My deepest condolensces to the Nesbitt family. As a mother of a son employed in this have my sincere attention. My son works over 200 miles from me, & I lay down every night, just PRAYING that I will NOT get the call you all received. I honor your lost loved one. I know he was doing what he was called to do, & he lost his life doing what he was called to do. My prayers are with your family. Let's ALL keep our law, fire/rescue, paramedics, military officers....ALL who keep the rest of us SAFE everyday in our prayers.

Anita Taylor
Mother of Son in Law Enforcement

January 25, 2011

Thank you for your service to the city of Sumter, and may God bless your family and your agency.

PSO CW Edwards
North Augusta Dept. of Public Safety (SC)

January 25, 2011



January 25, 2011

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

Mototr Officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano, TX

January 25, 2011

Chuck, Class 415 was a blast. Your family and colleagues will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Det. B. Wright
Mauldin PD

January 25, 2011

Cpl Nesbitt, your watch is ended. May our Heavenly Father watch over your family and friends during this tragic time. May your soul walk carefully and proudly into everlasting life. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in God’s peace my friend, you deserve it.

Chaplain Michael Grinnals
Camillus Police Department

January 25, 2011

I am data entry operator located at the spartanburg county sheriff's office. I would like to extent my stongest sympathy to the family and frineds. Our men mean so much to us and we pray each day as they go out to literally sacrifice their life each and every day just to keep us citizens safe as possible. At times that gets so over looked. I do not know Corporal Charles Richard Nesbitt Jr. personally but it hurts to know that we have lost another one of our men. Again, i pray as time passes that family and friends will come together and continue to stay strong. May god bless you!

Angel Barnett

Angel Barentt - Records Department

January 25, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Corporal Nesbitt Jr.... Rest in peace Sir..

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

January 25, 2011

You fought the good fight, rest in peace Brother. May God show his mercy and grace on your family, friends, and coworkers.

Det. John Creamer
Daytona Beach Police

January 25, 2011

My prayers are with your department and with the family of Cpl Nesbitt. My Gods loving arms keep you safe and assure you, you are not alone.

Cpl K L Price
Spartanburg County Sheriff Dept.

January 25, 2011

Thank you for your service. Rest in Peace.

James Clendening
Glades County Sheriffs Office (FL)

January 25, 2011

Rest In Peace Brother...

BART Police Department, CA.

January 25, 2011

My condolences and deepest sympathies go out to the members of the Sumter PD. The community as a whole has lost a valued member. I personally had the opportunity to meet Cpl. Nesbitt on several occasions during his 10 years with the Sumter PD, and even tho he was just a city police officer, the law enforcement community has lost a true hero. As such I offer this poem:

May the road rise to meet you.
May the wind be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face.
May the rains fall soft upon your fields,
And until we meet again,
May the Lord hold you in the palm of His hand.

Irish Blessing

R.I.P. Cpl. Nesbitt, you will be missed, but never forgotten.

Joseph Rogg, Jr.
Sumter, SC

January 24, 2011


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

January 24, 2011

Rest in eternal peace brother. Your tour in hell is over. Patrol the golden streets with honor, knowing your earthly body died in your pursuit of justice for all those you left behind. We will carry on where you left off.

Ofc. Dennis Mosser
Lakeland Police Department, Lakeland, FL

January 24, 2011

What moves through us is a silence, a quiet sadness, a longing for one more day, one more word, one more touch, we may not understand why you left this earth so soon, or why you left before we were ready to say good-bye, but little by little, we begin to remember not just that you died, but that you lived. And that your life gave us memories too beautiful to forget. Author unknown. May you RIP.

Lieutenant K. Duncan
GCDPS, Greenville, South Carolina

January 24, 2011

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God. Rest in Peace may the Lord be with your family and loved ones.

Lead Border Patrol Agent-Detroit Sector
US Border Patrol

January 24, 2011

Our entire staff sends our thoughts and prayers to the family of PO Nesbitt and to the Sumter PD. Your service to this Country will always be honored. RIP brother Chuck.

Director Griffin / MPS DOPS
OIG / Airport Security Div.

January 24, 2011

Prayers are with your family & co-workers. Rest in won't be forgotten!

Merinda Buchanan/LEO's wife
St. Paris PD, St. Paris, Ohio

January 24, 2011

Corporal Nesbitt, you will not be forgotten! R.I.P.

Deputy Sheriff
Livingston County (Il) Sheriff's Ofc.

January 24, 2011

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