Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Donald Joshua Newman

Jemison Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, March 5, 2011

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Reflections for Police Officer Donald Joshua Newman

I attended Jefferson County Law Enforcement Academy with Josh. He was a great guy. I will continue to pray for his family and friends. RIP brother.

Officer Zach Langston
Hamilton PD

March 11, 2011

As I passed by the Jemison Municipal Complex on Wednesday afternoon, my heart was heavy. I saw many friends, associates and family members as well as many, many fellow officers pour into the complex to offer their last respects to you. A brother, friend, husband and father gone from this world too soon. I didn't know you personally but, seeing the outpouring of love these past few days since you left, tells a beautiful story of your life. What a beautiful testimony! My prayers are with your family, your friends and fellow officers.

Anonymous

March 11, 2011

JOSH YOU WILL BE MISSED.

Anonymous

March 10, 2011

My family and I send our deepest condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Newman. Having lost our loved one, Philip Davis, Pelham, AL PD (EOW 12-04-09) we understand the pain, anger, disbelief and shock that you are all feeling. Please accept the support you are offered, lean on each other and know that so many are praying for you all. God Bless You.

Vickie Davis
Surviving in-law

March 10, 2011

I grew up the only child of a firefighter/police officer and lost my dad at an early age. I pray that his son will always see pictures and hear stories of his Dad to keep his memory alive. That as he grows he will know the sacrifices both his Dad and Mom made to protect and serve the people of this area. My thoughts and prayers are with his wife and son. The days ahead will be difficult,the tears plentiful but know that he is walking those streets of gold and taking his post in heaven to watch over you. May God hold you both in his arms and comfort you in the days ahead.
To Officer Josh Newman, thank you for caring about us and giving your life to protect and serve. May you rest in peace.Godspeed Officer Newman

Kelly Meeks
Thankful citizen

March 10, 2011

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, REST IN PEACE.

N.J. TROOPER
NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

March 10, 2011

Avenue of the Fallen

Standing at attention in their class “A“ uniforms, badges gleaming and shoes like glass, are your brothers and sisters of Law Enforcement. All of whom have previously paid the ultimate price.
Today, like many others, they welcome you to this wonderful place. As you march down the Avenue of the Fallen, all eyes focus on you as if to say its ok you’re with your eternal partners. A salute is followed and a tear can be seen on so many faces.
Welcome, you served well.
Now come join us in the ranks, another is coming home.

A brother law enforcement officer
12-25-2010

Sheriff Jim Weaver (Ret.) LAPD (Ret.)
Jerome County, Idaho (Ret.)

March 10, 2011

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

Officer Bob Swope #5609
Olmsted Falls Police Dept.Ohio

March 10, 2011

Words can only express my sympathy. I pray for the family, and friends that are left behind, and have to deal with this hurt on a day by day bases. Rest easy now my Brother in Law, your watch on earth is over.......

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

March 10, 2011

We think of you today as your family, friends and fellow officers honor you as they lay you to rest. Thank you for your service and may you rest in eternal peace. I know you have many many angels in heaven welcoming you with open arms.

Heroes Live Forever

Mary Katherine Moore
Sister of Cpl. C. Metternich, BRPD, EOW 8/14/2006

March 10, 2011

Another hero rushing to aid people in need struck down. God Bless the family and friends of this hero rushing to serve and protect those in harms way. It is hard to understand why things like this happen but I hope the family, friends and the Department shares in the fact this man was a hero. God, please protect those who wear a badge daily doing a selfless job.

Mother of an Officer
Colorado Springs Police Department

March 10, 2011

Rest In Peace Brother

Sgt.
BART Police Department, CA.

March 10, 2011

My sincerest sympathy to the family and friends of Police Officer Donald Newman as well as to the Jemison Police Department. R.I.P Sir!

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

March 10, 2011

Thank you for your service, and may you rest in peace, Sir. My heart goes out to Officer Newman's family at this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Tina Azzam
Niece of Sgt. Joseph Schuengel MSHP EOW 10/15/2010

March 10, 2011

Thank you for your serve and dedication. God bless your family. Godspeed. Brother we now have the watch.

Deputy R. L. Matthews NC
Father of Deputy C. Brian Matthews EOW 9-30-05

March 9, 2011

You will never be forgotten.

Investigator Danny Clark
Alabama Forestry Commission

March 9, 2011

I feelvery sad forhisfamily and i lived in jemison foea few years, So I may have known officer Newman so my heart goes out to his wife and daughter may god bring you peace....

matthew stewart

March 9, 2011

My son Kenny Young, was a very good friend of Josh, all the boys would come to my house and hang out when they were in high school, I know you probably don't remember me Tracy, but you would come over a couple of times, you were always a beautiful girl. I am so sorry for your loss, but I always remembered Josh, he was so polite and quiet, which I am sure he was different when the adults weren't around. I will be praying for you and your son.

Kenny's Mother

Sue Poole

March 9, 2011

R.I.P. Brother!!!

Huskers
Fellow Brother

March 9, 2011

Prayers to Officer Newman's Family, Friends. As well to the entire Jemison Poilce Deptartment. Officer Newman you are a ~Hero~ And may you Rest In Peace God Bless You for all of your Service that you have done.
Clanton, AL

Anonymous

March 9, 2011

While it is no consolation for your loss, my heartfelt sympathy goes out to the family and fellow officers of Officer Newman.

While I did not have the privilege to have known him personally, I am certain that he has found a place in heaven through his selfless service to those he swore to protect.

Rest in peace my friend; those of us who remain will cover your post on the thin blue line.

Patrol Officer Ryan McNeil
Medicine Lodge (KS) Police Department

March 9, 2011

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

Niles, Illinois Police Department

March 9, 2011

Your wife and son and all your brothers and sisters at your agency are in our thoughts and prayers. Take care brother.

Anonymous
Pelham Police Department

March 9, 2011

To the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Donald Newman-I share in this tragedy and your great loss. God Bless the memory of this fine young man.

Sgt. Scott Bodah
Syracuse, New York Police Department

March 8, 2011

On behalf of the Alabama State Trooper Association we send our sincere condolences and deepest sympathy for the loss of Officer Donald Newman. Our thoughts and prayers are with Officer Newman's family and to all the officers of the Jemison Police Department.

David Steward
ASTA-President

Sergeant David W. Steward, Jr.
Alabama Department of Public Safety

March 8, 2011

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