Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Jay William Sheridan

Limon Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Wednesday, March 9, 2011

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Reflections for Police Officer Jay William Sheridan

Parked by your house the other day on patrol and caught up on some paperwork. Spoke with your Mom and Dad in town. Wish I could do more Jay! Not a day we don't think of you. We Miss You Brother!!!

Sheriff Nestor
Lincoln County S.O.

June 12, 2011

Though you and I never met, we walk the same path. Having lost a family member in the line of duty, I know the pain your family and friends will be going through for the rest of their lives. Please watch over them and comfort them in their times of sorrow. Your sacrifice will not be in vain, we will take it from here. Rest in peace and thank you for your service.

Douglas County SO

June 11, 2011

RIP Sir thank you for your service. You will never be forgotten

Explorer T. Knox
Arapahoe County SO

June 2, 2011

Your service in Limon was an incredible turnout. You will be so greatly missed. Your wife and daughter held up so strong. From what I have heard about you Officer Sheridan, you were such a great cop, husband and father. You will be missed and talked about for some time. The Limon Police Department lossed thier best cop. Rest in Peace Jay.

Deputy II R. Brandt
Adams County Sheriff's Office-Brighton, Co

May 1, 2011

You fight what we fear
Day in, day out
For it is part of your creed
You fight what we fear
And you do it without a doubt
No matter what it is we may need

You fight what we fear
And you're not always perfect
But it takes alot of guts to be you
You fight what we fear
It's a time honored profession
An honor enjoyed by few

You fight what we fear
At times risking death
Answering the call no matter where
Yes, you fight what we fear
And if you should pass
On your way to Heaven
May God be your cover car there.

Miguel A.Navarro Jr.
Army Veteran, Son of a Police Officer

April 24, 2011

Officer Sheridan,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Limon. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



April 3, 2011

R.I.P., Godspeed.
Deputy Mike Cooper
Lawrence County Sheriff's Department
Mt. Vernon, Missouri

Deputy Sheriff
Lawrence County Sheriff's Department

April 1, 2011

My prayers go out to the Sheridan family and LPD. R.I.P. Officer Sheridan, we have the watch brother. God Bless...

Deputy B. Strehl # 9159
Park County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

March 28, 2011

Your send off was as spectacular as your life.
You will be missed for sure. I wish happiness for your family and friends and that when their hearts recovery the sadness will be replaced with laughter and smiles when they think of you. You did good Jay.

Trooper B.

March 27, 2011

Rest in Peace Jay. We only knew each other for a short time but do know that you are a good man and you will be greatly missed. 10-42 Limon 4.


March 25, 2011

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

Officer Bob Swope #5609
Olmsted Falls Police Dept.Ohio

March 23, 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 21, 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

March 21, 2011

To Officer Sheridan's family,
My heart goes out to your family for your great loss. There is no greater sacrifice than that of an officer giving his life to protect those around him. My prayers will be with your family for the years to come. You see, I was 5 when my father was killed in the line of duty, in the same manner. May God bring you an ubandance of support and love to help you through the days ahead.
Tamela Verlare

Tamela Walters

March 18, 2011

Thank you for your service and my prayers are with your family and love ones.

Deputy Latour ( retired)
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office

March 17, 2011

Thank you for your duty, your willingness, and your example. May the heroism of your actions and your making such a positive difference bring solace to your family. We hold you in our prayers and in our esteem. God bless.

Commander McGraw

March 16, 2011

This was too close to home. From the moment I heard what occurred my heart went out to you and your brother officers in Limon. You will be deeply missed and thank you to your wife and family for allowing you to help everyone else in you community. As Deputy Yowell said, we lost a "hero" along with a father, a husband, a friend, a brother and a comrade in arms. Rest in peace.

Chief of Police
Kiowa, CO

March 16, 2011

Jay we miss you and love you very much. I will alway remember the funny thing that seemed to happen when you were around. But one of the best memories I will have of you is this past summer. I vowed I would never get stopped and thanks to you mister Sheridan the vow was broken. You were the first officer that ever stopped me, but of course it was only for a head light. And being the great guy that you are you proceeded to inform my brother in law and the rest of Lincoln that you "busted!" me. I got about 20 calls that night to remind me to check my lights before I go anywhere. And of cource the last time I saw you we played the Wii golf game for three hours and I still couldn't beat you, what more fun those party's were when you showed up, great times! It hurts to think that you are no longer here with us. But rest in peace and know that your family will be taken care of and that you left a great legacy on this world. We love you Jay!


March 16, 2011

Your service today was breathtaking. My thoughts and prayers are with your wife, daughter, family and friends. Your little girl can proudly grow up knowing her daddy was a hero!

Adams County Sheriffs Dept.

March 15, 2011

Jay, may God welcome you into heaven and watch over your family. I just got back from your funeral. What a sight to see! Thank you for your service and sacrifice. I wish I could have known you. Rest well my brother! You've earned it.

Corporal Andrew Baker
Teller County S.O. Colorado

March 15, 2011

R.I.P. Brother Jay Sheridan!!!

Husker Street Officer
Fellow Brother

March 15, 2011

Today you are layed to rest, to watch over your family and your brothers and sisters in Blue. R.I.P. BROTHER R.I.P.

W. Sunday 3524 Patrol Officer
Colorado Springs Police Department

March 15, 2011

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


March 15, 2011

Strength and Peace to All who Love you and are feeling your Loss today. Thank you for your bravery and dedication.
You Will NEVER be forgotten.

The wicked flee when no man pursues, but the righteous are bold as lions.....

Meridith Jensen
Wife of CSPD Sgt. Jeff Jensen

March 15, 2011

Thank you for your service and sacrifice and may you rest in peace.

Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney

March 15, 2011

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