Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Jamie Daniel Buenting

Rockwell City Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Friday, September 13, 2013

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Reflections for Police Officer Jamie Daniel Buenting

Officer Buenting,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Rockwell City. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 13, 2023

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 13, 2020

My Son, My Friend, My Officer, My Hero. You are Forever Loved and Missed.

janet - mother of fallen officer Jamie Daniel Buenting,
RCPD #13-24 EOW 9-13-2013

April 6, 2019

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

The promise... Always honored, never forgotten.

Sgt. T. J. Jones
Greater Cleveland Transit Police Department, Ohio

September 8, 2014

When you get an officer who works with the kids as a pal and not "Officer Friendly", this is a tool the Police do not always think of as PR for the department and city. Officer Buenting was that.

Bill Olney
Self employed brother of a former cop

September 6, 2014

You look like a really great guy.... My condolences to your family... I really don't like to see an officer get killed in the line of duty,because they are here to protect us.(as the military is too)...but it seems like they need the protection also....I do not find it at all fair!!! I'm extremely sorry for the loss of this man,officer,friend,brother and husband .RIP


September 5, 2014

To the family of Officer Buenting. You have my deepest sympathy for your loss. Thank you for your officer's service and sacrifice. My son, Sgt. Gale Stauffer, (Tupelo PD, EOW 12/23/13) was ambushed and killed answering a bank robbery call. I am feeling your pain and loss.

Kevin G. Stauffer, Sr

September 5, 2014

My sincere condolences go out to the family, friends and colleagues of Officer Buenting during this most sorrowful time. May he rest in peace.

DSgt. Robert Green, (ret.)
Detroit Police Department

September 5, 2014

You are still loved missed, and prayed for on a daily basis. Your family is in my family's daily prayers. We hope to continue honoring you in our town, and never forget what an awesome person you were:)

Teresa M Anderson
Wife of Mike Anderson 13-22, Asst. Police Chief in Rockwell City IA

June 25, 2014

Rest in peace Jamie! We miss our firearms instructor!

Chief Nicholas Dunbar 94-41
Dayton Police Department

March 13, 2014

Rest in Peace, Officer Buenting. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 3, 2014

As the Christmas season approaches, we continue to keep the family and friends of Officer Buenting in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort and bless those closest to him.

Darlene Newton
Story County Sheriff's Office

December 23, 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

October 27, 2013

God Bless you Sir. 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.

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

October 24, 2013

The Ride and Run to Remember, a benefit for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund is taking place this weekend in Washington DC. Several members of my department will be participating virtually here in the Kansas City area. We will each be memorializing a fallen officer with a 30 mile bicycle ride on Saturday, and a 5K run on Sunday. It would be my sincerest honor to share Jamie's name with the team before we begin the ride and tell them what little I know of his story.

Sergeant Tim Anderson
Leawood Police Department, Leawood, KS

October 7, 2013

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Jamie was killed.

To Officer Buenting'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.

To his law enforcement family, I know that you are suffering too for I know that in a small department, your fellow officers are your second family. You too are in my heart's embrace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Officer Buenting gave to his community and the citizens of Iowa, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on September 13, 2013.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

October 4, 2013

My condolences to the family of Jamie Buenting and to his brothers at the Rockwell City Police Department. Jamie is now in Heaven where he belongs as he gave his life for the people.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police ( Troop "D")

October 1, 2013

Officer Buenting,

Thank you for your service. You will be welcomed by all others who also chose to "Protect and Serve" who went before you. Rest well in the arms of God.

To Your Family,

Feel His presence as God answers the prayers of many who have fallen to their knees on your behalf. Since the day of my son's death, I have carried every law enforcement officer and their family in my heart.

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray,

“Lord, Be with all law enforcement officers. Keep them safe and free from harm. They are Your soldiers on the front line of the battle against evil. If one should fall this day - wrap their family in your loving arms. Surround them with Your angels, loving family, friends, neighbors and caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name and for Your Glory, Amen.”

I have lifted you and your family to God every morning for over two years. Feel those prayers. God is with you, He knows and will ease your pain.

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011

September 26, 2013

I worked in the same towns as Jamie as a police officer. I attended the same high school also. It was the best and worst feeling attending his funeral. With around 1000 Officers attending and over 400 patrol units, the 28 mile procession was very humbling. We will never forget you Officer Buenting. God will hold you in his hands. Just like your daughter said at the funeral "give my daddy a special place in heaven", I will reassure that he will have that place.

Officer Brian Melco
Norwalk Police Department

September 26, 2013

Rest in Peace, Brother.

Vermont State Police

September 25, 2013

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Officer Jamie Buenting and the Rockwell City Police Department during this time. Thank you, Officer Buenting, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

September 22, 2013

The salvation of the righteous comes from the Lord;
he is their stronghold in time of trouble.
The Lord helps them and delivers them;
he delivers them from the wicked and saves them,
because they take refuge in him.
Psalms 37:39-40

God bless you and your family.
Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Paul Schanno Honor Guard member
State of MN Dept. of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

September 20, 2013

Rest well my brother for your sacrifice was not in vain. As you take the watch in heaven we've got it from here. May God bless the family both physical and law enforcement with peace and comfort.

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13
Rev. Carlos Stapleton
Chaplain, Jackson Co. TN SO

September 20, 2013

Rest in Peace

1st Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980
Prince George's County Police Departmant, Maryland

September 20, 2013

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