Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Jeffrey Alexander

Chemung County Sheriff's Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, June 12, 2011

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Jeffrey Alexander

Thank you for your dedication and service by keeping my friends and especially my family safe. You are a true hero and will be missed. My prayers go out to you and your family.

Master Police Officer
Virginia Beach Police Department

June 13, 2011

MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO ALL WHO MOURN THE LOSS OF DEPUTY ALEXANDER. MAY GOD BLESS EACH OF YOU WITH THE LOVE AND PEACE OF HIS ONLY BEGOTTEN SON, JESUS CHRIST. DEPUTY ALEXANDER, YOU HAVE SERVED WELL. MAY GOD BLESS YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND SACRIFICE. A HERO FOR SURE. MAY YOU NEVER BE FORGOTTEN FOR YOUR SACRIFICE AND MAY YOU REST IN PEACE. GOD BLESS.

CHIEF RONNIE WATFORD-RET.
JEFFERSON POLICE DEPT SC

June 13, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Alexander today and always... Rest in Peace Sir..

Joyce
Sister of Ofc. John P Harris EOW 8/19/1994

June 13, 2011

God's peace and speed Deputy Alexander. Thank you for your brave, dedicated service. RIP brother.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago PD

June 13, 2011

My thoughts and prayers go out to you, your family, friends and fellow officers. As a mother of a 3 year Police Officer in Maryland I just wanted to say thank you for your service. My daughter graduated from Elmira College in 2006 and I loved going up to that area while she was in college. May you rest in peace.

M. Olsen
mother of a Police Officer

June 13, 2011

Rest in Peace...

Detective
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

June 13, 2011

Deputy Alexander, you will not be forgotten! R.I.P.

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

June 13, 2011

Rest in peace brother...

You know, Saint Michael, from your own experiences
with the devil that the police officer's lot on earth is not
always a happy one; but your sense of duty that so
pleased God, your hard knocks that so surprised the
devil, and your angelic self-control give us inspiration.

And when we lay down our night sticks, enroll us in your
heavenly force, where we will be as proud to guard the
throne of God as we have been to guard the city of all
the people. Amen.

Police Officer/ M.G. Mole'
Durham Police dept

June 13, 2011

Rest In Peace Brother from Upstate. Patrol on from above as the watch is continued on here. My condolences to your Family and the Chemung County Sheriff's Department.

PO Fred Nordt
Lake Success PD, Long Island, NY

June 13, 2011

Thank you for your service and my prayers are with your love ones and department. For your fiancé, being a father whose daughter lost here fiancée ( Josh Norris Jul 5th 2007) I know there are no words I can say with the lost of what would be. Just remember he loved you and God gave you that little time and provide him a chance to show you how much he loved you by asking you to be his wife. The below is something left for my daughter when she lost Josh.

A LETTER FROM HEAVEN
To my fiance', some things I'd like to say.
But first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this from Heaven. Here I dwell with God above.
Here, there's no more tears of sadness; Here is just eternal love.
Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight.
Remember that I am with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through
God picked me up and hugged me and he said,'I welcome you.
It's good to have you back again, you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family, They'll be here later on.
I need you here badly, you're part of my plan.
There's so much that we have to do, to help our mortal man.'
God gave me a list of things, that he wished for me to do.
And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.
And when you lie in bed at night the days chores put to flight.
God and I are closest to you....In the middle of the night.
When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years.
Because you are only human they are bound to bring tears.
But do not be afraid to cry: it does relieve the pain.
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.
I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
If I were to tell you, you would not understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is over.
I'm closer to you now, than I ever was before.
There are many rocky roads ahead of you, and many hills to climb;
But together we can do it by taking one step at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I'd like it for you to;
That as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.
If you can help somebody who's in sorrow and pain;
Then you can say to God at night...."My day was not in vain."
And now I am contented...that my life was worthwhile.
Knowing as I passed along the way I made somebody smile.
So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low:
Just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you're walking down the street and you've got me on your mind;
I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.
And when it's time for you to go...from that body to be free.
Remember you're not going...you're coming here to me.
I will always be with you!

Deputy Latour Retired
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office

June 13, 2011

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

June 13, 2011

God Bless Deputy Alexander, his family and friends. “I pray that our heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.” Abraham Lincoln

Officer Jeffrey Blose
Lake Alfred Police Department

June 13, 2011

This very tragic event is being felt very deeply among the citizens in chemung county. My thoughts and prayers are with the family of this hero, as they are living my greatest fear and nightmare. I can't imagine what you must be going through. Try to stay strong.

Ofc.'s sister & Sgt.'s daughter
Chemung County Citizen

June 13, 2011

My thoughts and prayers go out to Deputy Alexander, his family, friends, and the entire Chemung County Sheriffs office. Thank you for your service Deptuy Alexander. We've got the watch from here.

Sergeant
Fredericksburg Police Department(VA)

June 13, 2011

Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff Alexander. My prayers go out for your family at home and on the force. May God give comfort to them at this terrible time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Karen Perrucci
Sister of Fallen Office Gary Pagano

June 13, 2011

Rest In Peace Brother!!!!!

Officer Edwin D. Evatt Jr.
Mount Vernon Police Department

June 13, 2011

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Officer Gary Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

June 13, 2011

R.I.P. Deputy Alexander.

Sgt. C.P. Alexander
Forsyth Co. S.O.

June 13, 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.)

June 13, 2011

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Alexander. My sincere condolences to your family and to your department. Godspeed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Thanks for your service. Terry F. Zech

OFC TERRY F. ZECH(RET)USN(RET)
VETERAN AFFAIRS POLICE DEPT, DETROIT MICHIGA N

June 13, 2011

Rest in Peace brother. May God bless your family, in these

difficult times.

Det. James P. McGrath(retired)
Schenectady Police Dept., NY

June 13, 2011

Rest in peace Brother Jeffrey.

Ofc. Timothy M. Furlong
Nahant, MA PD

June 13, 2011

Dep Alexander, may you rest in peace. You'll never be forgotten.

Sgt Richard Eckert
Town of Chester Police Dept

June 13, 2011

From the Great State of Texas "Nemo Me Impune Lacessit" RIP my brother Thanks for your service and may God Bless your family and fiancee.

Corporal LawrenceWheeler
HCCPD

June 13, 2011

'I am so sorry for your lose'...those words you will hear so often this week and for the rest of your life. I was born & brought up in Chemung County so you are 'family' to me. My son, Deputy Glenn Searles, Onondaga County SO, was killed in the line of duty on Nov 29, 2003 in Syracuse, NY....you are all now members of a 'family' of survivors of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty--there is a support group, Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS) that will assist you through the grief process..please make sure you & your agency are in contact with them. My thoughts are wilth you. LOVE and HUGS, geri

surviving mother

June 13, 2011

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