Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective John Thomas Hobbs

Phoenix Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Monday, March 3, 2014

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Reflections for Detective John Thomas Hobbs

Rest in peace brother. You died a warrior and your family should be proud.

Deputy Sheriff
Coconino County Sheriff's Office

March 6, 2014

God bless you Det. Hobbs .... Rest in Peace .... You will be missed ....

Master Police Officer
Scottsdale Police Dept. Retired

March 6, 2014

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well.

Chaplain Douglas J. Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Lodge #187 Mt. Clemens Michigan.

March 6, 2014

Detective Hobbs, thank you. My thoughts are with the Hobbs family, Phoenix Police Department and the Arizona Law Enforcement family.

Deputy B Hall

March 6, 2014

God speed good sir. Thank you for your service. I will hold your family high in my prayers.

Lieutenant S.D. Sayers
Fort Bend County, Texas Constable

March 6, 2014

My deepest sympathy to the family and fellow officers of Detective John Hobbs. With profound gratitude for his selfless and sacrificial service.

Chaplain Sam Faraone
El Paso, TX Police Department

March 6, 2014

The 53rd Basic Detention Officer Training Academy sends our deepest and most heartfelt condolences to the Family, Friends, and Co-workers of Detective John Hobbs.
During this time hold close to the memories and good times shared as a source of comfort.
Being ever mindful of the pride he embraced when wearing his uniform.

RIP, Detective Hobbs

Respectfully Submitted, Lt. Alicia S. McKinney & the Cadets of Basic Detention Officer Training Academy 53. Durham County Sheriff's Office Durham, NC

Lt. Alicia S. McKinney
Durham County Sheriff's Office

March 6, 2014

Rest In Peace Detective Hobbs. Thank you for your dedication and service to our community. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and Phoenix PD.

Tempe PD

March 6, 2014

Officer Hobbs now partols the streets and roads that are made of gold. He now protects and serves God, his son, and all the patrons who reside in heaven. He is happy about his new roles and remains committed to being an
honorable dectective/police officer inlight of what happened to him here on earth. Never again will he have to endure the senseless crimes he was so familar with. He is being commended by our father in a heavenly ceremony. An honor only a few memebers ever attain in heaven.
God bless you officer Hobb's and please bless his family in times of need.

Angel one
Spiritual Advisor

March 6, 2014

Rest in peace my brother in blue. Evil will not prosper as long as brave men, such as yourself, stand for good.

I hope in time your family and agency find peace in your passing.

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

Police Officer II D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

March 6, 2014

Rest in peace brother. Rest easy. Thank you for your service.

PO Olasokan
NYS University Police

March 6, 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

March 6, 2014

We are praying for you and your family,we will see you at the last role call.

Capt. John A. Zink ret.
Bennington Cty Sheriff's Dept.

March 6, 2014

All too often I check my email and see an Officer Down News Alert. And it breaks my heart each and every time. May you Rest in Peace and your family take solace in know you died a hero's death.

New Jersey Department of Corrections

March 6, 2014

Rest in Peace Warrior!

Lieutenant (Retired)
Panama City Police, FL

March 6, 2014

Duty, Honor, Courage are traits that You possessed.
They did not come, however, from the badge upon your chest.
A man like you possessed them,
Long before you donned the shield.
May now You rest in peace, brother;
Heaven’s gates unsealed.


March 6, 2014

Rest easy brother.

Michigan State Police

March 6, 2014

Thank you for your service Detective Hobbs. You will never be forgotten. Rest in peace...

Chief Joseph A. Edwards
Columbia Police Department, IL

March 6, 2014

May the Good Lord Above watchover and protect our officers; we will miss Det Hobbs. God bless your family.


March 6, 2014

I cannot express my deepest condolences to Brother Hobbs friends,family and fellow officers. The blue line is a family that reachs further than anyone person could ever imagine. The loss strikes the heart of everyone one in this family. God speed my friend and may your family find comfort knowing we all in the blue line have thier back!

P.O W K Rafferty
Watertown Police Dept, Watertown Ny

March 6, 2014

May you rest in peace my brother. My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this time.

Public Building Authoriy

March 6, 2014

May You Rest in Peace. You are a role model of what a person should strive to be. You are a True Hero ! May God bless and help your Family thru these worst of times , and may they find comfort remembering what a wonderful Son , Brother , Husband and Father You were.


March 6, 2014

My condolences to his wife and children and to the members of his department .Where he so proudly served.May God grant you the Peace and Serenity you so richly Deserve and Bless those you leave behind ...God bless you my brother.

Sgt.Bill Hernandez Jr.
Clifton Police Department

March 6, 2014

Please accept my family's [and that of my PD family] condolences. Sincerest prayers to his wife and children, and entire PD family. You are all in our thoughts, and are here to support you all.
Neart, Gra, agus Onoir
(Strength, Love and Honor)

CSS K. Palma B1162
Scottsdale PD

March 6, 2014

May the road rise to meet you. May the wind be always at your back.May the sun shine warm upon your face.May the rains fall soft upon your fields and until we meet again, May the Lord hold you in the palm of His hand.

Táimid ag bhrón go ár deartháir

Phx PD

March 5, 2014

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