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

Thankyou for your service, Rest in peace. God bless your family.


March 8, 2011

Rest in Peace officer Newman. My sincere condolences to your family and to your department. Godspeed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Thank you for your great service. Terry F. Zech


March 8, 2011

To Officer Newman's wife and child:
There are no words of comfort at this time... I am young widow myself and I can understand what you must be going thru... My heart is so incredibly saddend and his picture along with reading some of these reflections have moved me to tears, esp. the Walmart story with his child. Please stay strong, lean on your family as much as you can, and leave out some complete alone time, just for you.

To Officer Newman:
Thank you for protecting us, sir. You will now be keeping a watch on your family.. You were so young and filled your short time on this earth helping others. I am so very sorry. I salute you, Sir. GodSpeed..............

Lisa from Western Mass
Greatful Citizen

March 8, 2011

Heartfelt condolences to the Officer's family and to the extended police family of the Jemison Police Department.

Chicago Police

March 8, 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

Motor officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano, Tx

March 8, 2011

Rest in peace, Officer Newman. May your family, friends and extended law enforcement family at the Jemison Police Department find solace in your life of service.

Reserve Officer L. Brown
Rainier Police Department

March 8, 2011

God Speed, Brother.

P.O. K.Murphy
Union PD, NJ

March 8, 2011

Prayers to Officer Newman's family and friends, as well to the entire Jemison Police Department. RIP.


March 8, 2011

Rest in eternal peace dear brother. Condolences to the family and friends. God bless and keep all.

Margaret Hood
Citizen Watch

March 8, 2011

On behalf of the men and women of the Camillus Police Department, our deepest sympathies to the family, friends and co-workers of Police Officer Donald Joshua Newman. Rest in Peace Brother, We now have the Watch.

Town of Camillus Police Department, Central New York

March 8, 2011

God Bless you sir.

Rick F.
Ret. CO

March 8, 2011

Rest in peace Brother Donald.

Ofc. Timothy M. Furlong
Nahant, MA PD

March 8, 2011

BROTHER NEWMAN, thank you so much for a job so well done !! the song that comes to mind is "Go Rest High" because i know you will. God Speed !! My deepest prayers to the family.

Rita Young

March 8, 2011

Rest in Peace...

Syracuse Police Dept, NY

March 7, 2011

Our deepest sympathy to the dear family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Newman. God Bless him for his service to the Jemison Police Department. May God wrap his arms around your family and comfort them. Rest in Peace brother, you will not be forgotten.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte, NC

March 7, 2011

RIP brother Donald.

May God bless and be with your family, co-workers and friends at this very difficult time. Thank you for your service to our country.

Det. Bevenour, SMSgt, USAF Ret.
Gettysburg Police Dept

March 7, 2011

Rest in peace brother. I hope in time your family and agency finds peace in your passing.

Police Officer II Dan Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

March 7, 2011

Rest in Peace Brother. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and the Jemison Police Department. I had the pleasure of meeting Josh at a training class in Jemison. Was a really nice person.

Chris Vinson
Eclectic Police Department

March 7, 2011



March 7, 2011

God bless

Virginia State Police

March 7, 2011

Rest In Peace.

U.S. Marshals

March 7, 2011

GOD BLESS YOU... you will be truly missed.Prayers from my family to yours.

Brian Brown
Chilton County SO Dispatcher

March 7, 2011

To the Family and Department:

My thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. May it help in some small way to know others care.

Kay D. Wood
Mother of Deputy Marshal Glen Denning DeVanie: EOW 4/2/2003 LA

March 7, 2011

Rest in peace, sir. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones.

In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. John 16:33

Friend of USFS Off. Kris Fairbanks RIP 9/20/08


March 7, 2011

R.I.P., Brother.

S/A Phil Kemp (retired)
U.S. Gov't

March 7, 2011

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