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Police Officer Jason Scott Ellis

Bardstown Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, May 25, 2013

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Reflections for Police Officer Jason Scott Ellis

I used to live in Kentucky and now reside in North Carolina. I remember when Officer Ellis was murdered. It broke my heart and brought me to tears learning he left such a young, beautiful family behind and seeing Figo paying his last respects. It still does. I've thought often about Officer Ellis and hope that one day soon the truth of his death will be learned and the person or persons responsible will be brought to swift and firm justice.

God bless you, Officer Ellis.

Jennifer Gibson
Concerned Citizen

December 10, 2018

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 13, 2018

To the Ellis family I am deeply sorry for your loss. I know words will not lessen the pain but I want to relay my condolences to your family. Thank you for your service. May the memories of the good times help undergird the family.

Matt Makaveli
Supporter of Law Enforcement

September 5, 2018

Tonight I was watching a show on the ID channel about a woman that went missing and they featured Deputy Ellis and I just wanted to share this. I lost my husband in the line of duty he was also the K-9 handler/Owner of (Garrison EOW 2016). I retired Garrison after the loss of my husband, I do believe he mourned as much as I.
I pray they find who ambushed and took such an Officer of the Law from his wife, children and extended Family and the community. Please know that I really care and my heart breaks for you and your family.

Wife of Fallen Officer
Deputy Lester D. Tatum
EOW 12/28/2005

August 26, 2018

It’s been 5 years buddy. Still no answers. We are still carrying your torch. Miss you J. Rest Easy

Officer Mike Martin
Shively Police Department

May 25, 2018

As I pass by the cemetery on a daily basis my eyes always glance over at the high rise tomb stone that was placed at your grave site. It towers over you with the guardian angel carrying you in his arms imprinted on the side of the tomb stone. I can’t help but be remembered of that call and knock on my door soon aftr your murder. Driving to the scene, seeing you there on the cold pavement. Words can’t express those thoughts of emotions. You were a good friend and coworker. It saddens me to think of your family living this life now without you. I try to check on them from time to time for you. I made it to retirement and as I’m not on the street anymore it saddens me I can’t get out there and help search in that matter for your killer. I will never forget you no matter where my life from here will take me. I know your Resting easy with God. I will see you in heaven one day and you will have been made “Whole” with no signs of injuries as the Bible speaks. That I looked forward to my friend.

Retired BPD

January 25, 2018

This is the thank sour law enforcement officials get for their years of faithful, dedicated service. How shameful that anyone would do such a thing. I hope they catch the perpetrators and that they are fully punished.

BG(Ret) Richard M. Tabor
US Army, Retired

October 6, 2017

This is what has become now. Random assaults on our LEO'S by cowards. Thank you for your service my brother. May you rest well in a better place and watch over your loving family. That evil animal will one day be judged on earth, or before going to hell.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

May 25, 2017

Thinking about you tonight J. You gained some company tonight. Keep the watch over us brother!

Mike Martin, Officer
Shively PD, friend

March 30, 2017

My condolences to the Ellis Family. But being a resident of Kentucky and not to terribly far from Bardstown, KY this case bothers me terribly. As a retired law enforcement officer I know random things happen and stranger things happen than a random killer. Could what happened on that exit ramp have been some random killer targeting anyone or even just a cop hater that targeted the first Police Officer that exited? Sure I suppose. But lets first aknowledge if it is truly that random the only way the killer or killers are going to get caught is if they do it again and make a mistake. This has more of a personal feel in my humble opinion. It seems very well thought out and planned. To make sure it was only Officer Ellis to exit even implies that perhaps Officer Ellis was followed from work all the way to the exit ramp with at least two killers or accomplices perhaps communicating by some manner. Sure being late at night reduced the risk of someone else exiting but not totally. It feels personal like Officer Ellis cost some drug dealer to lose a lot of money in a drug bust or something else personal. I won't speculate on family or colleagues let us hope it was not any of them. So I will focus on criminal elements. If Officer Ellis was killed because of some case or some criminal he was pursuing then the ultimate killer of Officer Eillis is already on record in case files. Likely the killer hired folks though. So if Officer Ellis was murdered because of his job the killer is known to police even if they have not connected the dots to tie the killer to the crime. Folks out their know the answer and it eats me up. They are family members of these killers that have to suspect yet they live their life even taking their hypocritical selves to church all the while being able to help and not doing so. Shame on society shame on these folks. Good Day.

Joe Law
Retired LEO

November 28, 2015

Heroes are never forgotten. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers everyday. I continue to pray they capture the cowards who murdered you and took you from your wife and boys. Rest easy, sir.

No rank or title Kaycee Speech

November 25, 2015

Officer Ellis, I hate that it has been this long, and is still unsolved... I wish that the coward(s) that did this unthinkable act would come forward and clam to what he or they did. I know that it would bring some kind of closure to your family Jason :( It's sad that your life ended to soon and your sons lost their dad :( May God be with your family Jason to bring them comfort through this.. I know they know that they have a guardian Angel watching over them.... I have your picture and information as the cover of my Facebook, I put it up there like the day after your murder and I informed all my friends that I wouldn't take it down until they find the person(s) that did this to you.. RIP Jason, thanks for your service... Sherry

No Rank
No Relationship

September 8, 2015

Police Officer Jason Scott ELLIS ... the passage of time will never diminish our sincere appreciation for your dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice for us.
God Bless You and your families, Red and Blue, and the great state of Kentucky.

grateful citixen

August 7, 2015

Thank you for your service to the City of Bardstown

MacKenzie Beaver

August 2, 2015

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 25, 2015

You are in good company. Innocent blood is a powerful ingredient in the battle against evil. You are in God's hands Jason.

Police Officer - Anonymous
Minneapolis Police Department

March 15, 2015

Thank you for your service, bless the beautiful family you leave behind. Such a senseless act upon a servant of the people. I pray for the capture of the one(s) that committed this crime, before any other innocent persons are harmed by their hand. The fellow Kentucky communities feel the sorrow that this small community feels.

Tim Damron
Kentucky Resident

March 12, 2015

To the One who killed this brave soldier of peace and justice: You may have been able to escape the long arms of justice but I assure you, you will not escape God's justice. He knows who you are and will deal with you come judgment day.

Officer M. R. D.

August 9, 2014

RIP officer ellis we never met but we share the same name so I will think of you and your family today one year on my heart goes out to you all from janet ellis canvey island uk xxxxxx

mrs j a ellis

May 25, 2014

Thank you Officer Ellis, I did not know him personally, I wish
I had as I feel he was an exceptional Officer and person.

Our hearts go out to the family, stay strong in faith.

Chaplain Steve Hupp
Police Chaplains Association-PCA

May 20, 2014

Officer Ellis... Although we have never met I would like to thank you for your service. This is such a horrible act that was committed by such a cowardly person. Rest easy knowing that in this life or the next the individual responsible will pay the ultimate price. You are a true hero in every sense of the word and clearly a great man who was loved by many and is missed by all. I, like you, have a wife and son and put on this uniform every day not knowing if this will be the final inspection. Nothing will ever make the pain go away for your family but rest easy knowing that you are a warrior and your son will grow up to be a warrior, just like his father. This post is made with the utmost respect for you and your family. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Be easy brother...

Sgt. R. Lacher
North Charleston Police Department, South Carolina

February 7, 2014

I was at your funeral and it saddens me that nobody has come forward with who did this to you. Youll forever be in my thoughts and prayers.

Patrolman Brandon Jones
City of Mt. Healthy Police Department

January 24, 2014

I cry everytime I think about Officer Ellis, his family, friends, and fellow officers. My brother is an officer with the Louisville Metro Police. I know the honor and dedication my brother has for our community and his fellow officers. I also know the pride, and fear, our family has knowing the danger that comes with his service. We toasted to Officer Ellis at midnight on New Year's. My prayers are for justice and answers. I also pray for the safety of all our officers who unselfishly put their lives on the line every day, and for the families of these officers.

Caring Citizen
Jefferson County, Kentucky

January 3, 2014

Merry Christmas Jason!! May God bless your family and comfort them during this time. As the new year approaches, it is my hope that we will soon find those responsible and bring them to justice.

Sgt. B.Hood

December 25, 2013

Every Kentuckian stands beside your brothers and sisters in blue and with your family and friends as we pray the suspect(s) is caught soon and receives the most severe punishment allowed by law. Not a day goes by that I don't think about you and your family and fellow officers and the pain they all are feeling, especially during the holidays. Thank you for your service and your dedication to the people of Bardstown, Kentucky.

Private Citizen

November 30, 2013

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