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

Rest In Peace, Sister, prayers go out to you and your family. Thank you for your service and sacrifice to this country.

Retired Cpl. Steven Chagolla
Denver Police Dept.

December 14, 2012

John 15:13
King James Version (KJV)
13 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. Thank you for your service Officer Lang!

James Winfrey
Relative of Officer killed

December 14, 2012

Rest in peace. We are praying for your family, friends and law enforcement everywhere.

Sgt. Randy Keenan (Ret)
Alameda, CA Police Dept.

December 14, 2012

Rest in Peace Sister. We will cover your beat from here.

Captain Russell Lloyd
Gretna P.D., Gretna, La.

December 14, 2012

There is a line
made of those who choose
to follow a calling many do not hear
and still more do not comprehend

They choose to walk
the path of fear, hate, and mistrust
taken by so few
but marked by so many

And when one leaves this line
they leave a legacy
but the line does not break
for the remaining must still protect

There may be emptiness
a loss, or sadness
but never a hole
not in this line

This line that holds
the ghosts of the souls who have gone
and the souls of the ghosts who will be
The Thin Blue Line

Thank You, We will take it from here.

Law Enforcement Brother
SCSO #7394

December 14, 2012

Honor is due. Rest in peace, Officer Lang.

Those four children should never want for anything. I am sure Memphis PD will know how to help make sure they are taken care of!

John B. Greet, Sergeant (retired)
Long Beach (CA) PD

December 14, 2012

I am grateful that there are brave officers like you who are willing to sacrifice their precious lives to protect us. Another "Hero" taken. Prayers to your department and most of all to your Loved Ones, you did not die in vain, you died doing what you loved and for that you are a REAL HERO! Thank you. Come walk a beat in Heaven. Watch over your brothers and sisters now, and help keep them safe, as we must stay for now.

K.L.Mellinger S.A.R. 223
Southern Nye Co. Sheriffs Search & Rescue

December 14, 2012

Godspeed my sister in Blue. My thoughts are with your friends and family.

P.O. Susan Barry (Retired)

December 14, 2012

So sad. Unfortunately, in 'our war', nobody ever calls a truce - even for the Holiday's. We can only hope that Officer Lang's dedication and sacrifice will be well known, and understood, by the four children that are left behind. R.I.P. Officer Lang, knowing your work and service was greatly appreciated!

Steve Crandall
Park Manager / Officer
Turtle River State Park
North Dakota Parks & Recreation Dept

December 14, 2012

Rest in peace Sister Martoiya.

Ofc. Timothy M. Furlong
Nahant, MA PD

December 14, 2012

Thank you for your years of service. Condolences to the family and the Memphis police dept.

Explorer V. DeLuna
Dallas Police Dept.

December 14, 2012

Christ have mercy, Lord have mercy

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

December 14, 2012

Another "Hero" taken. May God grant you eternal peace. Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret)
Nassau County PD, Nassau NY

December 14, 2012

I salute Patrol Officer Lang. My condolences to the family.

Civilian- Cathy Wiggins
Mobile Police Department- Former Dispatcher

December 14, 2012

Rest In Peace Officer Lang

Chief Deputy Marvin Holweger
Benson County, North Dakota

December 14, 2012

Rest easy in God's loving arms!! My thoughts and prayers are with your family and your family in blue at this difficult time!

grateful citizen

December 14, 2012

by Jon F. Hooper

I fight not for glory or fame,
For they are momentary.
I fight for those who can't.
I fight for Justice.
I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden.
And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets,
For I serve to protect the innocent.
It matters not where or when,
For evil knows no boundaries.
Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny,
I will not flee.
Justice is my weapon.
Faith is my shield.
Hope is my armor.
Cry not at my passing,
For it was my Honor to fight for you.
Shed not tears of sorrow,
But tears of joy,
For now,
I stand with God.

Rest in Peace, Sister. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your loved ones.

Ptl. Mark Marchesi
Parkside Police Dept. (PA)

December 14, 2012

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

Sheriff Jim Weaver (Ret.) LAPD (Ret.)
Jerome County, Idaho (Ret.)

December 14, 2012

Thank you Patrolman Lang for your years of hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in Tennessee. You are a true AMERICAN HERO !!!!!!

My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever, rest in peace, my sister.

Sgt. Mitch Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

December 14, 2012

RIP Sister Lang. Thank you for your service. May your family and friends find comfort knowing you will never be forgotten.

Detective Laura Price
Island County Sheriff

December 14, 2012

To the children and family and friends of Patrolman Lang words cannot express my sorrow. May you find peace. EOW Eternally On Watch...

Margaret Mitchell
Mother-in-law Fallen Officer Greg EOW 11-29-2009

December 14, 2012

Rest in Peace, my sister in blue. Concerns of Police Survivor's will be here for your children and family. God Bless you.

Detective Carol L. Miller (Retired)
Arlington County Police Department

December 14, 2012

Rest in peace thoughts are with your family, friends, and the members of the MPD during this most difficult and tragic time...

Lt. Joseph Ward, Ret.
Jackson, NJ PD

December 14, 2012

God Bless the family and all involved.Prayers going out

George Gillespie,Carroll County E-911
Carroll County,Ms

December 14, 2012

My condolences to the family and co-workers of Patrolman Lang. As a single father of five, I can't imagine the hurt and heartache her children are suffering. May God's mercy and grace be with them...

Danny McCoy
Corrections Program Coordinator
MI Dept. of Corrections

December 14, 2012

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