Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman William Jerome "Jerry" McCarthy, IV

Shenango Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, May 2, 2013

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Reflections for Patrolman William Jerome "Jerry" McCarthy, IV

Rest easy

Mark Mottola

May 2, 2020

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 17, 2018

A Hero in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
PA C.O.P.S.

May 2, 2015

God Bless you Patrolman McCarthy. 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 Sir.

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

July 24, 2013

Whatever our duty, or wherever we serve, we are all brothers and sisters in this most honorable calling. We have lost yet another brother who we must never forget.

My deepest sympathy to both his family and his law enforcement family. My thoughts and prayers are with them. May he rest in eternal peace.

Sgt. Tom Waller, Cincinnati P.D., Ret.
Greater Cincinnati Police Museum

July 3, 2013

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Patrolman Jerry McCarthy and the Shenango Township Police Department during this time. Thank you, Patrolman McCarthy, for your service.

Staff
National Police Wives Association

June 22, 2013

Thank you for your service and unselfish sacrifice for your fellow man! You belong to HIM now and forever! May your family and friends find comfort and peace in that fact. God Bless!

Rev. Steven R. Closs, D.D.
Retired Captain, Nashua Police Department, Nashua, NH

June 9, 2013

On behalf of my session, we want to say thank you for your service. May your family and department find strength in knowing you are a hero.

Session 54
Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy

June 3, 2013

God Bless and Godspeed.

BUSJOSH
GEORGIA CIVILIAN LEO SUPPORTER

May 28, 2013

My deepest condolences to the family, members of the department, and those served, at the loss of this patrol officer. May faith, family, friends and time join together to ease everyone’s pain at this time of loss.

While many other career choices were certainly available, this Patrolman chose to protect his fellow man, and for this we give everlasting thanks. As the Good Lord hath said, “Blessed are the Peacemakers.”

Thank you for your service, your convictions and moral character, as well as your devotion to duty. May you now rest in peace, knowing your fellow brothers and sisters will watch over your family and continue the Watch!

Rusty Featherstone, Asst. Dir. (Ret.)
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, OSBI

May 26, 2013

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, REST IN PEACE.

N.J. TROOPER
NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

May 23, 2013

Patrolman McCarthy,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Shenango Township. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
U.S. Border Patrol

May 21, 2013

"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."
Author Unknown

Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police Department

May 20, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and co-workers of this brave officer. Rest in Peace.

Sheriff Ray Foster
Buchanan County Sheriffs Office

May 20, 2013

Rest in Peace Sir. I pray that when I am 60 I could still do this work if I choose to. I commend you for being out there. You are not forgotten. GODSPEED!

Aaron P. Sparks
Newbury Police Department NH

May 19, 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 Washington
Maryland State Police

May 19, 2013

Our deepest sympathy to the dear family and friends of Patrolman McCarthy. God Bless him for his service and sacrifice he made to keep others safe. Rest in Peace sir, you will not be forgotten.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte, NC

May 18, 2013

Our entire Unit sends our prayers to the family PO McCarthy and our support to the STPD. Your service to this Country we always be honored. RIP our brother.

Commander Griffin
MPS DOPS / Chicago OIG Spec Ops

May 17, 2013

Your record speaks for itself, Sir, you were a hero. May our family, friends & your brother's and sister's in blue find comfort in the act that they were graced to be in a heroes presence.

Mother of a Sgt
Colorado Springs PD

May 17, 2013

My thoughts are with you, your family and police family.
Thank you for your service.

Brother of Jeremy Chambers
EOW 04-24-2006

Chris Chambers
Saint Louis County Police Dept

May 15, 2013

RIP My Fellow Brother in Blue. My Prayer go to the Family, Friends, and Co-Workers.

Retired Detective Don Vine #5896
Phoenix Police Department

May 8, 2013

Rest In Peace, Brother.

P.O. Randy Evans
Kansas City Missouri Police Department
Son of Patrolman Robert Wayne Evans
E.O.W 10/14/1971
HEROES LIVE FOREVER

May 8, 2013

R.I.P Officer McCarthy, we're keeping you, your family and all our brothers and sisters with the Shenango Police Department in our thoughts and prayers. May God Bless you and keep you in his loving care as we remain " Standing Tall For Those Who Have fallen "

Corporal James Barth
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard,Tampa, Fla.

May 8, 2013

Rest in Peace Officer Mc Carthy, Bless your family and the Shenango Township Police Department.

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP

May 8, 2013

To the family and friends of Patrolman Jerry McCarthy and his fellow officers:

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Jerry died.

To Jerry's family, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Patrolman McCarthy gave to his community and the citizens of Pennsylvania, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on May 2, 2013.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

May 7, 2013

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