Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Master Police Officer Jeremiah Montgomery Goodson, Jr.

Lumberton Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Tuesday, July 17, 2012

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Reflections for Master Police Officer Jeremiah Montgomery Goodson, Jr.

May true justice find this animal who murdered you.

Officer Goodson, you did what was right. How terribly sad it cost you your life and your family you. God Bless you Brother, you are a hero and may you forever Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

July 17, 2012

We are praying for Goodson family that they find strength in this time of sadness as well as for my fellow brothers and sister of the Lumberton P.D.

MSgt. Jamison
Tabor City P.D.

July 17, 2012

RIP Ofc.Goodson. Thank you for your service and your bravery.

K. Loop
Georgia SBPP

July 17, 2012

Thank God there are officers like you who will step up to make a difference. RIP MPO Goodson. The world is a better place because of you.

Dy. Bill Ray

July 17, 2012

Rest in Peace Brother Goodson. May God be with his wife and child.

Detective(retired)James P. McGrath
Schenectady Police Department

July 17, 2012

May you rest in peace nephew. We all love you. You accomplished your goals in life. You have made us all very proud!

David Goodson Sr.

July 17, 2012

rest in peace bro- your sacrifice and your memory will never be forgotten. my condolences from me,my chief and dept.

Ptl. Brian Walker
St. Pauls P.D. N.C.

July 17, 2012

Chief Goodson was a remarkable young man with a kind spirit. I never remember meeting him when he wasn't smiling and plesant. Everyone that knew him liked him. I had nothing but respect for him as a professional and a fellow Lumbertonian. He will be truly missed. God bless his family today and always.

Cheryl Harding

July 17, 2012

Brother you will always be remember and missed. Rest easy brother...we will take the watch from here. Thinking of you, your family and Department.

Deputy Brisson,C.T.
Bladen County Sheriff's Office

July 17, 2012

I am just stunned. Thank you is inadequate. Love and prayers to your family, and to your brothers in blue who serve only because you want to do good for your fellow man.

Patrick Pitts, just a NC civillian

July 17, 2012

Hero's are never Off Duty!

Engineer M.Wooten
Lexington County Fire Serv. S.C.

July 17, 2012

Christ have mercy, Lord have mercy

S. I. Drake, Lt. IPD (Ret)
Indianapolis Police

July 17, 2012

MPO Goodson,

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. My condolences to your family, friends, and agency; who are now forced to move forward with a huge whole in their heart. I never met you but I feel like I know you just the same. Words will never be able to replace you in their hearts, but I think they should know that you are an example of service to your family, friends, agency, community, this state, and our great nation. Without knowing you, I would bet that there was no other place you would have rather been at that moment. Rest in peace, you have earned it.

"War is an ugly thing but not the ugliest of things; the decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feelings which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself." -- John Stuart Mill

Thank you for being a better man than most and fighting for those that can’t or won’t. I would like to borrow a toast from our military to celebrate who you are.

To us, and those like us.
Damn few.

Detective Sergeant Chad Suggs
Pitt County Sheriff's Office

July 17, 2012

Officer Goodson was always smiling and joking around with others. He would always try to make you smile. When he came in to sign a gun permit he would always try and make you smile. For sure if you were having a bad day and he came in by the time he left you had a smile on your face. My condolences to the family. I will continue to keep you in my prayers.

Sonia Hammonds Telecommunicator
Robeson County Sheriffs Office

July 17, 2012

Rest In Peace Officer Jeremiah Goodson, God Bless your family.

There are not enough good things said about the people that
put themselves in harms way every day for us.
What does that say about us?
Julie Hébert

July 17, 2012

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. My condolences to your family, friends and coworkers of the Lumberton Police Department. May you rest in peace.

Ptlm. William F. Shields
Federal Reserve Police/Philadelphia - Retired/Haverford Police

July 17, 2012

May God comfort and keep your family during this most difficult time. Thank you sir for your service and may you Rest in Gods Perfect Peace!!!

Thanking you for your Service!

July 17, 2012

I have laid down my life in service to all of you.
I have been a part of the fabric that has held the line between your safety and your victimization.
As I now become a part of the rich history of law enforcement, please remember me always for I have left behind those who loved and depended upon me.
I have given my life so that others may live in peace.
My partners and my agency, please remember my family, their loss, and don’t let time soften your compassion for them.
You guard the gate now and I will continue my watch from above.

Captain Doug Gist, (Retired) Washoe S.O.
Silver State National Peace Officers Museum

July 17, 2012

I was really hoping you would make it. Thank you for your service.
Son of Fallen Deputy
Brian Tephord
EOW 11/12/1006

Deputy Matt Tucker
Broward County Sheriffs Office

July 17, 2012

RIP! Prayers go out to your family, friends and co-workers!!

Tracy Miller
Widow Det. Donald M. Miller, EOW 12/25/01

July 17, 2012

god bless you may you rest in peace

Pfc. J.P.

July 17, 2012

as a fellow law enforcement officer my family's thoughts and prayers go out to officer goodsons family. our thoughts and prayers go out to cheif mcneill and the lumberton police dept. family as well. god bless each one of you in your time of sorrow. cheif mcneill said it best when he said we are officers 24/7. our job is never done. we are all family no matter the color of the uniform or the shape of the badge. when we take the oath to uphold the law, we all become brothers and sisters. god bless you all!


July 17, 2012

We know that you are walking the beats in heaven and watching us all below. Thank you for protecting the citizens. I pray that your family, work family and friends find comfort in this time of sorrow. We will never forget!

Amanda Joyner

July 17, 2012

I met Jeremiah while working at Lumberton High he was a very nice young man, every time I would see him he was always amiling or joking around. He was to me a very friendly man. We will miss you and that smile you always wore on your face. May GOD bless your family.

Lumberton citizen
J. Owens

July 17, 2012

RIP brother

FBI -Raleigh, NC

July 17, 2012

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