Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff David Jennings Dawson, III

Greene County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Monday, August 1, 2011

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff David Jennings Dawson, III

Thank you for your service, an often thankless service. God Bless You and those you left behind.

Sergeant Gregg Crandall
Fremont Police Department, CA

August 5, 2011

Our deepest condolences to the dear family of Deputy David Jennings. God Bless him for his service and sacrifice he made to keep others safe. Rest in Peace Brother, you will not be forgotten.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte, NC

August 4, 2011

God Bless you Deputy Dawson, thank you for your service. So young! Thoughts and prayers with your family.

M. Jeffries, Special Agent
NCSBI

August 4, 2011

"The Final Inspection"
The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"
The policeman squared his shoulders and said,
"No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
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 awfully tough.
But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just 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 unmanly tears.
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 had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."
Author Unknown


R.I.P. brother...

P. Cazares/ Deputy
Wilson County Sheriff's Office, NC

August 4, 2011

R.I.P. brother

Deputy Sheriff
Sheriff's Office Dorchester County, SC

August 4, 2011

R.I.P Deputy Dawson

Thanks for you service your family and Dept will be in my paryers!!!

KCM
MCSD

August 3, 2011

REST IN PEACE.

INVESTIGATOR BOB CAMERON
CLEVELAND HEIGHTS PD (OHIO)

August 3, 2011

It always saddens me to hear of the tragic death of a fellow law enforcement officer. May you rest in peace brother, thank you for your dedicated service.

PROVINCIAL CONSTABLE MARTY LALONDE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE

August 3, 2011

Thank you Sir, thank you for your service and commitment. Godspeed Brother, prayers to the family and the Sheriff's Office.

Det JC Brothers
VA Beach PD

August 3, 2011

Your love of service and devotion to protecting and serving Gods children are recorded in Gods journal of law enforcement brothers and sisters. Know that those left behind will keep your name alive in memory for years to come and they will care for your family. Rest well in Gods mansion. In Christ.

Tom Bradley, Retired
Phoenix PD, AZ State Chap. FOP

August 3, 2011

Thank you for your service and your bravery Deputy Dawson. It doesn't matter how long you served, I have no doubt you were willing to put in your time until you couldn't do it anymore. You are a HERO to all of us.

The family is in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Police Wife
North Carolina

August 3, 2011

Rest in peace brother. We will keep the fight from here.

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

Police Officer II Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

August 3, 2011

So soon. Too Sudden. Thank you sir, for your sacrifice! R.I.P.

Chaplain Paul Grady
Knoxville Police Department, Knoxville, TN

August 3, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with the agency, family, and community as they await the news. May the God of peace surround you all now.

Chaplain Paul Grady
Knoxville Police Department, Knoxville, TN

August 3, 2011

If this man should fall,who will lift the flag and carry on?Thank you for carrying the flag Deputy Dawson.

Deputy Darrin Ellis
Kings County Sheriff's Office,Ca.

August 3, 2011

My thoughts are with you, your family and police family.

Brother of Jeremy Chambers
EOW 04-24-2006

Chris Chambers
Saint Louis Co Police Dept

August 3, 2011

Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice. Rest in Peace.

Amy Bolton
Homeland Security, Arizona

August 3, 2011

There must a new guy in Heaven with a wonderful smile! God bless your family, friends, and co-enforcement officers.

Police Officer Michael B. Meyers (Civ.)
Kansas City, Missouri Serial #3512

August 3, 2011

On behalf of the 6,105 members of the American Association of State Troopers (AAST), we extend our sincere condolences to Deputy Dawson’s family as well as the members of the Greene County Sheriff’s Office. AAST members throughout the United States know first hand what all of you are going through right now. We will continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Ken Howes, Executive Director
American Association of State Troopers

August 3, 2011

My prayers, and God, are with your family and department.

Rest easy,

Mik

CPT M. Bishop
Henry County Police Department, Georgia

August 3, 2011

I wanted to leave my deepest sympathies with you and your family Deputy D.J. Dawson, III. I know your tour of duty was short but I'm sure you changed lives and worked to the best of your abilities. Thank you so much for joining and giving your life to the brother/sisterhood that is Law Enforcement. We are that Thin Blue Line. God Bless you and your family.

Ryan Lemley, Patrolman--West Virginia University Police Department

Patrolman
West Virginia University Police Department

August 3, 2011

God Bless You and Rest In Peace Deputy Sheriff Dawson, III. Thank You, Terry Granato

Terry Granato
Border Agents Mom

August 3, 2011

May God be with you and keep watch over your family in their great time of need.

Trooper Matthew Bunn
NCSHP

August 3, 2011

I CAN'T HELP BUT ASK WHY? EVEN THOUGH THINGS HAPPEN FOR A REASON AND GOD HAS A BIGGER PLAN FOR DEPUTY DAWSON, HE'S SO YOUNG TRYING TO MAKE THIS WORLD A BETTER PLACE, AND THE CRIMINAL THEY JUST KEEP ON TICKING. BROTHER DAWSON MY PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOUR FAMILY AND YOUR WORK FAMILY, YOU WELL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN, I PRAY THAT YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS FIND SOME KIND OF PEACE IN THE MEMORIES YOU HAVE MADE AND LEFT FOR THEM TO HANG ONTO, YOU WILL ALWAYS BE A HERO, AND I CAN SEE BY YOUR SMILE YOU WHERE A KIND GENTAL SOUL. HAS YOU PARTOL THE STREETS OF GOLD AND MEET OUR HEAVENLY FATHER SAY A PRAYER FOR THOSE OF US LEFT TO CARRY ON, TO NEVER TAKE TODAY FOR GRANTED, KEEP A WING AROUND US HELP US MAKE YOUR MEMORY PROUD. A SISTER FROM OHIO GOD BLESS YOU FOR A JOB WELL DONE, MAY YOU REST IN PEACE AND THE ONE THAT DID THIS MAY JUSTICE BE SWIFT.

DEPUTY
JACKSON CO SO OHIO

August 3, 2011

My thoughts and prayers continue to be with the family and GCSO.

Leigh Herring
Citizen and Family Friend

August 3, 2011

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