Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer II Martoiya Veontwanneice Woods Lang

Memphis Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Friday, December 14, 2012

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Reflections for Police Officer II Martoiya Veontwanneice Woods Lang

My heart goes out to the family of our fallen sister. No words can comfort at this time; just know you will all be in my prayers for the coming days.

Ptlm Tim Hodskins #821
Atoka Police Department, Atoka, TN

December 15, 2012

I send my condolences to the family and friends of Officer Lang.

Correctional Field Officer Supervisor
Mississippi Department of Corrections

December 15, 2012

To the family and friends of Officer Lang and members of the Memphis PD, I am so sorry for your loss!
You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Baldwin County S.O. Alabama

December 15, 2012

To this hero I commend you. I did not know you but being a law enforcement officer in the state of Tennessee only 3 hours out of Memphis I am also your brother in arms. I cry along with your family and friends and colleuges. Go rest in peace Warrior we have the shift from here.

Inv. Shang Rippy
Collinwood Police Department

December 15, 2012

My father, Stanley J. Jerlecki a Detroit Police Officer was shot and killed 61 years ago on this day (12-14-61). I know the heartbreak that Officer Lang's children will go through with this tragedy so close to Christmas. I pray for them. Rest in Peace Officer Lang. God needed another hero.

Stanley M. Jerlecki Survivor
Son of Stanley J. Jerlecki EOW 12-14-51

December 15, 2012

You served with honor.

Ptlm Paul Burgess
Somerville Police Dept, TN

December 15, 2012


Deputy J. D. Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office

December 15, 2012

Rest in peace Officer Lang and may God bless your family and fellow department members

The men and women of the
Niagara Falls, NY Police Department

December 15, 2012

RIP Officer Lang

Bailiff D.Moore
Juvenile court Memphis Tn

December 15, 2012

To the family of Officer Lang and members of the Memphis PD, I am so sorry for your loss!
You are in my prayers.

L.L. Pecorella ( LT. Retired)
Monroe County Sheriff's Office. Rochester,NY

December 15, 2012

Your honor, dignity and loving service to Gods children will be remembered for years to come by all in your community. As you have met all of our heroic brothers and sisters you now serve with in Gods kingdom, know those left behind will care for your family and will keep the memory of your service alive for ages in the future. Rest in peace sister, you are in gods ever lasting arms of peace and love. In Christ.

Tom Bradley, Retired Detective
Phoenix AZ PD, AZ State Chaplain FOP

December 15, 2012

Patrolman Martoiya Lang Know that your sacrifices were not in vain, you died a Heroes death. "It is better to live one day as a lion, than a lifetime of what if" Patrolman Martoiya Lang you have done your duty and done it well, we will take it from hear, Rest In Peace now. You will Never Be Forgotten!

Police Officer Sergio Valdez
Chicago Police Department

December 15, 2012

Descansa em paz !!!

Evandro Dias

December 15, 2012

I want to send my heart felt condolences to the family, the work family and the community of Officer Lang. It saddens me to know that we come to work everyday just to fight what crime we can and at the end of the day we may or may not come home to our loved ones. To her four children, my prayers and thoughts are with you in this difficult time. I'm sorry that someone had the audacity to not think of you only to defend their illegal actions. The Evanston Police Department mourns your loss.... our loss. Rest in Peace

Detective Tosha Wilson
Evanston Police Department Evanston, IL

December 15, 2012

My thoughts are with you, your family and the Memphis Police Department. R.I.P

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP service, Trafic Unit

December 15, 2012

Rest in peace, my sister. You made the ultimate sacrifice. We will tell your children you served the citizens of Memphis well.

Sergeant Pamela Hampton, #7811
Dallas Police Department

December 15, 2012

To this heroes children and family may you know that we will never forget your hero, she will forever be remember by all. My heart and prayers are with each of you as you face this very difficult time in your lives, take each day as it comes and only one day at a time. Patrolman Lang, you maam are a hero who we truly will never forget... Rest in peace.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

December 15, 2012

Rest in peace Patrolman Lang!
You will not be forgotten!

Willie Bell Hopewell VA!
Friend Of All Law Enforcement Officers!

December 15, 2012


My heart is filled with great sadness at learning of the lost of your loved one and fellow Officer.
We in the law enforcement community are a family.
Though we may wear different uniforms and have different badges, shields or stars pinned upon our chest.
We consist of many different agencies from across the nation, for we are Municipal Police Officers, Sheriff's Deputies, State Police Investigators, State Highway Patrol Troopers, Conservation Officers, Correctional Officers and Federal Agents just to name a few.
We patrol small towns, large cities, county roads and state highways.
Whether active duty or retired, we are one family, a law enforcement family, brothers and sisters bonded together by HONOR, SERVICE and PRIDE.
Daily we honor our fallen brothers and sisters never forgetting their sacrifice.
Daily our position is clear that we will SERVE and PROTECT our communities without faltering and with no hesitation.
Daily we show pride in our chosen profession LAW ENFORCEMENT, for we willingly walk the line of GOOD over EVIL facing the unknown with COURAGE keeping our trust and faith in GOD.
We know that evil roam these streets and at any moment in the course of performing our duties the ultimate sacrifice might be required of us in the service to our community, for law enforcement is not a job but a calling and only a few will make the decision to commit to that calling to serve for some will give all that they have.
I commend you my fallen sister for making the ultimate sacrifice in the performance of your duty.
For you left us doing what you chose to do.
Performing a job you were trained to do.
Upholding the oath you swore to do.
Most importantly doing what you loved to do........SERVING and PROTECTING your community with HONOR and PRIDE making a better and safer place for us all.

Rest in Peace my fallen Sister, YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN !!!

Master Senior Investigator Cardell L. Dobbins #188 (Ret.)
Illinois Secretary of State Department of Police Dist. 01

December 15, 2012

My condolences to the family of Officer Martoiya Lang
The Memphis Police Department and to the Community
Of Memphis, Tenn.
You are a hero that continued to fight . You
Did not die in vain.
May You continue to keep watch over all of
Us in blue as we continue your beat and May
Your legacy continue on through everyone
You had an opportunity to impact.
It's time to take your rest now and be free
From this old world.
May You rest in paradise my sister in blue.

Deputy Regena Pellerin
Lafayette Sheriff Department- Lafayette,La

December 15, 2012

RIP Sister. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. You will be remembered forever. Thank you and yours for your service. God will hold you near his heart.

Lt. Robert M.Petty (Ret)
North Bergen N.J.P.D.

December 15, 2012

Dear Sister, May You Rest In Peace. My heart goes out to to your family and friends. You have my love as a brother in Christ and fellow LEO. Thank you for your time in service.

Lt. E. Allen Murray
Hattiesburg Police Department, MS

December 15, 2012

Rest east, sister. We have the watch from here; watch over us on your beat in heaven.

I'm the police, and I'm here to arrest you. You've broken the law. I did not write the law. I may even disagree with the law but I will enforce it and no matter how you plead, congol, beg, or attempt to stir my sympathies, nothing you do will stop me from placing you in steel cage with grey bars. If you run away, I will chase you. If you fight me, I will fight back.If you shoot at me, I will shoot back. By law I am unable to walk away.I am a consequence.I am the unpaid bill. I am fate with a badge and a gun. Behind my badge is a heart like yours. I bleed, I think, I love, and yes, I can be killed. And although I am but one man, I have thousands of brothers and sisters who are the same as me. They will lay down their lives for me,and I them. We stand watch together, a thin blue line, protecting the prey from the predators, the good from the bad. We are the police.
-Author Unknown

J. Haworth
New Mexico Mounted Patrol Troop# 10

December 15, 2012

……..”BLESSED are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.”- Matthew 5:9

West Virginia State Police

December 15, 2012

God Bless


December 15, 2012

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