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Police Officer Jennifer Lynn Sebena

Wauwatosa Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Monday, December 24, 2012

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Reflections for Police Officer Jennifer Lynn Sebena

REST IN PEACE OFFICER JENNIFER SEBENA. YOU ARE A TRUE HERO.

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

March 23, 2013

AMERICA AND WIS LOST ANOTHER HERO. MAY GOD WRAP HIS ARMS AROUND YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY. R.I.P. SISTER. I AM SO GLAD THAT YOU FINALLY GOT HONORED. LIKE YOU DESERVED.

SERGEANT MARC RILEY
ARAGON POLICE DEPT

March 23, 2013

Jen,

Not a day goes by where you are not on my mind. I caught myself last night sharing stories of about how incredible you were not only as a Wauwatosa Police Officer, but as a mentor and friend.
I still find myself hoping that one day you will show up at the officer door with that smile you always carried with you, but
I know that if you were here, you would be telling me that everyday is once step closer to finding peace.
Everday I will continue to celebrate and honor the life that you lived.

Rest in peace to a truly incredible person.

Shine on beautiful!

Officer Jen Sebena, 10-41 in heaven.

Hannah Martin
Citizen of Wauwatosa, WI

February 17, 2013

God Bless you Officer Sebena. May the good Lord above cradle you in His arms, and may you Rest in Peace my Brother in Blue. I offer my prayers and sympathies to each and every one of your family members, friends, and co-workers. Rest easy Mam.

Chris Walley
Former Jail Officer/Deputy Wayne Co. Mississippi Sheriffs Department

February 10, 2013

Officer Jennifer Sebena ~ It will be my honor to ride in your fraternal memory in the Police Unity Tour ~ May 2013.

Petal power on Sister in Blue...

Chief of Police
Falls Church Police Department

February 10, 2013

Jen,

I miss you every day. Your eagerness, kindness, and excellence will never be forgotten. To you, I extend two words that you frequently said to me: Thank You.

'Til our next squad meet... you name the spot.

Officer Katie Gierach
Wauwatosa P.D.

February 7, 2013

Godspeed Sister...You lost your life fighting the good fight and for that we are all eternally grateful. Your service is greatly appreciated and may you forever walk the beat of Heaven.

Your loss has prompted me to pay much more attention when stationary; sorry to hear of your loss but I hope that someone will learn from it.

POI K. Jarrell
HPPD

February 6, 2013

Sweetheart, the last words we said to each other were, "I love you." You brought so much joy into our lives...so many loving family and friends...all we have left are pictures and wonderful memories....memories that we'll keep alive, every minute of every day... Can't wait to hug you again in paradise....
Love unending,
Dad

Jack Wernitznig

February 3, 2013

I love you my baby girl. I am so proud of you.
Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints.
Psalm 116:15

Mom

January 28, 2013

Our prayers and condolences to the family, friends and fellow officers of Officer Sebena. Another sad and tragic event taking the life of a dedicated and comitted officer serving her community.

Deputy David Green
Torrance County Sheriff Department, NM

January 20, 2013

Officer Sebena,
Maam, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Wauwatosa. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

January 14, 2013

We miss you dearly! You brought such great energy and a positive attitude to work EVERY day. Jen, all of your brothers and sisters here in Wauwatosa miss your smile, your genuine concern for others and the amazing ability you had to make everyone around you a better person. It was our honor to call you my sister at work and more importantly, my friend. Wishing you a blessed Eternity Jen!

Detective
Wauwatosa Police Department

January 13, 2013

RIP Sister. You will not be forgotten.

Detective
Wauwatosa PD

January 9, 2013

Sister Sebena, I come to your page often heart broken at the fact you never even got a chance to defend yourself. I know that you are patrolling the streets of heaven. May comfort come to your family, and may the punishment be swift for the coward that did this too you.

Jason
MBPD

January 9, 2013

Thank you for your service. A victim of DV is NEVER safe, as this tragic incident proves. Your family members and the men and women of the Wauwatosa Police Department, are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless and Godspeed, Officer Sebena, and may justice for your murderer be swift.

Lisa B.
GEORGIA CIVILIAN LEO SUPPORTER

January 9, 2013

Thank you for your service. I salute you.

Rest in peace.

I pray for all victims of abuse. I ask that they are surrounded with care and protection. May they enjoy health and healing, wholeness and strength, calmness and peace and love. Most of all that they feel God's presence. (from MNYS Domestic Violence Awareness Task Force)

Citizen
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

January 8, 2013

I have seen this story on the local tv news. The coward who shot her was in a wheelchair when brought into court. I can only hope for a sentence he receives for this act. He should rot in hell.

Investigator
Las Vegas Metro Police Dept.(ret)

January 7, 2013

Rest in Peace my brother 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

January 7, 2013

You, Officer are a hero. May your family, the Department & your friends eventually find peace in the fact you were a hero to your community.

Mother of a Sgt
Colorado Springs Police Department

January 6, 2013

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO! May God
Give the family and friends the strength and faith to deal with this tragic loss. Words can not express my sorrow!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

This may be re-posted in the Honor of his death and the death of any Law Enforcement Officer!

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

January 5, 2013

The Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy, Session 53, would like to honor the life and memory of Police Officer Jennifer Lynn Sebena. Thank you for your two years of service.

Recruit Frederick Warfield
Saratoga Springs Police Department

January 4, 2013

His Judgment Day:
The officer stood and faced his God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shinning, Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, Officer, How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek To my church have you been true?"
The officer squared his shoulder and said, "No, Lord, I guess I aint, 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 tough.
But I never took a penny That wasn't mine to keep.. Though I worked a lot of overtime, when the bills got 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 an unmanly tear.
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 often trod. As the officer waited quietly for the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, Officer. You've borne your burdens well. Come walk a beat on heaven's streets, You've done your time in hell"

Author unknown

May God be with everyone

Motor Officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano, TX

January 4, 2013

Your work is done here on Earth - Heaven has called upon you today, leaving so many words left to say. But now it's too late, for your time has come, words unspoken; I am sure everybody has some. Regrets and wishes are probably there too, but lasting forever are memories of you.
There have been many times that we waved to each other, but we were there for each other in time of need. Now it's time for us to say Good-Bye, until we meet again in heaven to fly. Now go and Patrol the Heavens Above and Watch Below those you Love. Thank you for your service.

Retired TFC Divita L Washington
Maryland State Police

January 3, 2013

Jennifer,

Today I learned that it will be my solemn duty to carry your name engraved on a bracelet for the next year on my departments "Carry the Fallen" program. I will honor your sacrifice and devotion to duty and you will not be forgotten.

Una Stamus

Investigator Christopher Lofstuen
Duluth Minnesota Police

January 3, 2013

Officer Sebena, rest in peace for all eternity for your service and sacrifice is everlasting and will carry on through those of us maintaining a vigilant watch in your mournful memory.

Officer James B. Boyd
Laredo (Tx.) Police Department

January 3, 2013

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