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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

Signal C Officer Lang, May God bless the family during this very turbulent time.RIP Officer Lang you're in a better place,0900 hours WPAJ881.

P2 John Fleming
Memphis Police Department

December 17, 2012

If this woman should fall,who will lift the flag and carry on? Thank you for carrying the flag Officer Lang.

Deputy Darrin Ellis
Kings County Sheriffs Office(Ca.)

December 17, 2012

Rest in peace, sister!!!!

Deputy Logan Niles
Garfield County S.O.

December 17, 2012

As we take sorrow in your untimely loss, taken from us too soon, we take joy in knowing that your spirit will live on through your children, and those who knew you.


December 17, 2012

The Florida Police Chiefs Association would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Patrolman Martoiya Lang, and the Memphis Police Department. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of great sadness. Please take comfort in knowing that your extended law enforcement family grieves with you. Patrolman Lang, we thank you for your service. You will not be forgotten.

Members and Staff
Florida Police Chiefs Association

December 17, 2012

Another hero has left us way, way too soon. Why? We may never know. But we do know this, you will not be forgotten.


December 17, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and friends during these trying times. May you RIP.

Special Agent
Homeland Security Investigations - HSI

December 17, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with Patrolman Lang's family and her Brothers and Sisters in Blue.. Rest in peace.

Deputy Johanna Polo
Monroe County Sheriffs Dept Rochester NY

December 17, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with Patrolmen Lang's children and everyone at he Memphis Police Department. Rest in peace my sister.

Officer Joe Hoyer
Green Bay Police Department

December 17, 2012

Memphis has lost a fine, upstanding officer.
RIP Officer Lang

Diana Roberts, Senior Dispatcher
Shelby County Sheriff's Office, Memphis, TN

December 17, 2012

Rest in Peace. You will be missed

Ron Melton, Lieutenant
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Retired

December 17, 2012

Rest in peace Sister... Your sacrifice will never be forgotten!

Patrolman Calvin Grantham
Shelby County Sheriff's Office

December 17, 2012

How do you salute a warrior, what medals can you give them, even in their death they are great. Lang, you are not alone even in the invisible world you will be met by many other past warriors. You did not fall down, you just evolved into a world big enough to contain you. It is our lost and your gain my warrior sister. Please continue to fight for us in the heavens. To this end, you are to be commended!!

police officer
Morehouse Police Department

December 16, 2012

Rest in peace Officer Lang. May God watch over your family. Thank you for your service sister.

Former Trooper Ken R. Bays
Virginia State Police

December 16, 2012

God Speed, Sister.

P.O. K. Murphy
Union PD, NJ

December 16, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!

Bryce Stevenson
Son of Fallen Police Sergeant Howard Stevenson (EOW 010912)

December 16, 2012

May God put his loving arms around your four children and other family members giving them the strength, wisdom and courage to get through this terrible incident.

"Blessed are the Peace Keepers for they shall inherit the Kingdom of Heaven."

Major Walter R. Landrum (Retired 2012)
Bainbridge Public Safety Department

December 16, 2012

Rest in peace my fallen sister for you are a true hero. May God wrap his arms around your family and fellow Officers in this sad time. Thank you for your service.

Trooper Scott Wernecke #958
Washington State Patrol

December 16, 2012

Thank you for serving. May God comfort your family and fellow Officers.

Private Citizen

December 16, 2012

"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."
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Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell PD

December 16, 2012

Rest In Peace, Ofc. Lang. May your family find comfort, strength, and peace through our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Reserve Ofc. Travis Allred, #628
LaFayette (AL) Police Department

December 16, 2012

R.I.P. Officer Lang. God has gained another Angel in Blue. God bless your family.

Sergeant Dara Keeton
Tipton County Sheriffs Office

December 16, 2012

RIP my sister in Blue

k9 Officer Richard Morrow
Memphis Police Dept

December 16, 2012



December 16, 2012

Rest in Peace Officer Martoiya Lang, Our Thoughts and prayers to your family & Coworkers


December 16, 2012

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