Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant David M. Baldwin

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Sunday, January 26, 2014

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Reflections for Sergeant David M. Baldwin

As the mother of a former motor officer, I know what a hero you were. Thank you for your service both to America and yo your community. To the family, he gave his all, his very best, he is a hero!

Mother of a Sergeant
Colorado Springs PD

February 1, 2014

You were a true friend, and the best supervisor I have ever worked for. You will be in our hearts, my heart, forever. I don't understand why God called on you so soon, there was so much more to do. More great rides, sunrises, BBQ and practical jokes to have; I don't question His decision, but I wish I had more time with you here. I read this page and it just doesn't seem true. I know in my heart The Lord will tell you that you have served Him honorably on earth, and reward you with eternal life. Maybe one day I will ride on your right hand side again. Rest easy, my friend.

- Johnny B.

"Behold, how good and how pleasant it is
for brethren to dwell together in unity!" Psalm 133:1

February 1, 2014

Rest in Peace HERO may our Lord grant Peace and Comfort to your family,friends and co workers. Blessed are the peacemakers

R Eberhart friend and partner of
of Royce Anderson HCSO EOW 10/26/81

February 1, 2014

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. You will never be forgotten.

Chief of Police Christopher Dillard
Owens Cross Roads Police Department

January 31, 2014

Sergeant Baldwin, thank you for a lifetime of service to your country through both the U.S. Airforce and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. You and your family are in my prayers. Rest easy sir, you will not be forgotten.

Trooper

January 31, 2014

I have laid down my life in service to all of you.
I have been a part of the fabric that has held the line between your safety and your victimization. I have given my life so that others may live in peace. I have lived my life as a dedicated member of the greatest profession. There is no greater honor.

As I now become a part of the rich history of law enforcement, please remember me always for I have left behind those who loved and depended upon me.
My partners and my agency, please remember my family, their loss, and don’t let time soften your compassion for them.

You guard the gate now and I will continue my watch from above.

MAY YOU REST IN PEACE AND MAY YOUR FAMILY FIND COMFORT IN THE GOOD YOU HAVE DONE HERE ON EARTH.

Doug Gist, Captain (ret) Washoe SO
Silver State National Peace Officers Museum, Virginia City, NV.

January 31, 2014

Thank you for your sacrifice and may you rest in peace.

Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney
Virginia

January 31, 2014

Deepest sympathy and prayers to all those whose lives were touched by Sergeant Baldwin. Rest in peace brother.

Sgt J Walter
Richmond PD Virginia

January 31, 2014

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. As you join our brothers and sisters in the hall of heroes, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Vires et Honorem

Ptlm Frank Kapusta
Mohawk PD

January 31, 2014

"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 PD, WY

January 31, 2014

thank you for your service sir, peace somehow to your loved ones.

jennifer phillips
widow of Sgt Ron Phillips

January 30, 2014

R.I.P. Sgt. Baldwin. Your service and dedication will be remembered forever and your light will shine eternal.
May God hold and heal your family and colleagues in their grief and pain.

Chaplain Jerry Steele

January 30, 2014

Thank you for your service and your sacrifice, it will never be forgotten. May God keep your family in His arms.

Special Agent #8268
US Homeland Security Investigations, Phoenix, AZ

January 30, 2014

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. He has served well both his community and our country.

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

January 30, 2014

From one motor officer to another, ride in peace sir we have the watch now.

Deputy Sheriff
San Bernardino Sheriff's Dept., CA-Victorville City Traffic Division

January 30, 2014

God's peace and speed Sergeant Baldwin. Thank you for your many years of brave, dedicated service. RIP brother.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago P.D.

January 30, 2014

Our prayers go out to the family and friends of SGT Baldwin.
You will never be forgotten. RIP

Civilian supporter and future LEO
Lorain, Ohio

January 30, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with Sergeant Baldwin's loved ones and everyone at the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. R.I.P Motorman!

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP, Trafic & Escort Unit

January 30, 2014

Rest in peace my brother in blue.

"Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called sons of God." Matthew 5:9

Police Officer II D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

January 30, 2014

Avenue of the Fallen

Standing at attention in their class “A“uniforms, badges gleaming and shoes like glass, are your brothers and sisters of Law Enforcement. All of whom have previously paid the ultimate price.
Today, like many others, they welcome you to this wonderful place.
As you march down the Avenue of the Fallen, all eyes focus on you as if to say “it’s OK, you’re with your eternal partners.”
A salute is followed and a tear can be seen on so many faces.
Welcome, you served well.
Now come join us in the ranks, another is coming home.
12-25-2010
Officer Jim Weaver (11452,) LAPD retired

Sheriff, Jim Weaver (Retired}
Jerome County, Idaho

January 30, 2014

I met Sergeant Baldwin once many years ago. I watched his interview on 9News a few months ago. He was always concerned with safety and others. Thank you Sarge for your service and teachings. God Bless....

Deputy Gardner
Denver Sheriff Department

January 30, 2014

God Bless you Sgt.Baldwin for your bravery. Dear Heavenly Father we pray for Sgt. Baldwin, his family and law enforcement family during this difficult time. We ask you Father for healing and strength. We thank you Father for David's courage, commitment and service to his community. In Jesus name I pray, amen. God Bless to all men and women of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department, CO.

P.O. James Coleman
Kansas City, Missouri Police DepartmentTraffic Division

January 30, 2014

May you rest in peace Sgt. Baldwin. May God bring comfort to your family, fellow officers, and your community that you served for 27 years

Jan Taylor, Det, Retired
Dallas P. D.

January 29, 2014

Thank-you for your brave service. Rest in Peace.

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

January 29, 2014

Sgt. Baldwin,
May you rest in Heavenly Peace. May your family be forever watched over and blessed. May your friends and colleagues find comfort. Please watch over us from on high.
We will see you again dear Sir.
Thank you for your service. I will never forget your sacrifice or the sacrifice of your family.
Greater Love Hath No Man....
Prayers for all involved.

Kristi
Surviving Daughter of Special Agent J. Robert Porter
Federal Bureau of Investigation
E.O.W. 8/9/79

January 29, 2014

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