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

God will Bless you Detective Hobbs! We thank you for your courage, bravery and unwavering dedication while battling a violent and murderous evil cretin. You have done your family, your department and your citizens proud as your ultimate sacrifice has kept them all safe and secure!

May God Bless your family during this solemn and somber time as we thank them for allowing you to serve in a heroic capacity. May your act serve to all others in law enforcement, and for no other reason, that this is why we all chose/choose to wear the badge.

Thank you Detective!

Ret. Penns PO & State Investigator

March 13, 2014

Rest in peace blue brother.

Deputy T. Luttrell

March 12, 2014

God Speed Detective Hobbs. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and fellow officers. Your dedication and sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Larry D. Clark, Sr. Chief (Retired)
U.S.D.I National Park Service / Page Fire Department

March 12, 2014

Thank you Detective Hobbs for your dedication of 21 years. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family and fellow officers. I know you will be missed very much. RIP.

Rhonda Wickline
Security Officer
Carilion Clinic

March 11, 2014

Thank you for your service. My sincere condolences to the family
and to your colleagues. Rest in peace.

William MacDiarmid. Sgt.(ret.)
Winnipeg Police Service-Canada

March 11, 2014

Detective Hobbs thank you for your service and sacrifice. Praying for your family, Phoenix PD and all law enforcement. Rest in peace.

Ret. Sgt. Doug Hall

March 11, 2014

We have never met but we share the honor and would die not that we want to , but would if it we were called upon to do so God has called one of our angels to join the ranks of those in heaven. do not feel saddened for a higher calling has come. Be proud and stand affirmed that only the best get called,your home my brother rest we got it from here your watch has been fulfilled we will continue this fight in your honor and all those that have given the ultimate. Godspeed God bless your family and loved ones

Deputy Sheriff / Bailiff
San Patricio Sheriffs Office

March 11, 2014

God didn’t promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, sun without rain; but He did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears and light for the way.

Rest in peace.

Michelle - Wife of US Marshal

March 11, 2014

as a daughter and niece of fallen officers, I say thank you for your service. you will be deeply missed and I will pray for your family. Don't worry, your brothers in blue have it from here.

daughter and niece of fallen officers

March 10, 2014

We thank you for your service with the Phoenix Police Department and your dedication to the safety of our community. A hero you truly were and you will remain in our hearts always. My heart aches for your family and co-workers left behind and rest knowing they will not be alone during their journey of grief. C.O.P.S. Arizona will be there to assist your family and co-workers throughout we are survivors helping survivors. You will never be forgotten!

With both Sadness and Hope,
Jan Blaser-Upchurch, Surviving Spouse of Sgt. John Blaser, AZ DPS, EOW: 8-31-90

Jan Blaser-Upchurch, President
Concerns of Police Survivors, Arizona

March 10, 2014

God be with the Hobb's Family, always. <3

Jan Ferguson
Daughter of Fallen Officer, George E. McMurren, EOW 6/24/1973 (43 YO)

March 10, 2014

Rest in Peace Brother. My thoughts and prayers go out to your Family and the Phoenix Police Department.

Officer Doug Parrow
Lead Police Department, South Dakota

March 10, 2014

May God grant your faamily peace and let them know how proud they should be, thank you dective Hobbs for all that you gave, which was your life."blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the Sons of God" Matthew 5:8-9 I am so very sorry for your loss. HE must have been a wonderful person
a survivor of another slain phx. officer

kim tagani-sister of Kenneth Collings

March 10, 2014

Thank you for your serves. God Bless you and your family, you are in our prays. Rest in peace.

Deputy Sheriff

March 10, 2014

God bless and take care brother. I'll be saying a prayer for you and your family tonight. We got it from here....

Deputy Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

March 10, 2014

God's speed Brother. We know you now stand among the rank of an elite corps of God's true Angels... the Warriors, Michael, Jacob, Joshua... a long list filled with our brothers and sisters who preceeded you, all in preparation for the inevitable fight yet to come.

We pray for your family and friends, your colleagues and co-workers, but most of all for your Wife and Children, that they may find some comfort and solace in the coming weeks, months and years, knowing that the next time they see you they will be with you again for eternity.

Centralia Police Department, WA

March 10, 2014

Rest in Peace Det. Hobbs. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Hobbs family and Phoenix Police Department.

Administrative Assistant to Police Chief
Covington Police Dept., LA

March 10, 2014

May The Lord bring strength & comfort to your family. Thank you to all who serve. May your children and family know YOU are a true HERO!

Maureen Bell
Tucson citizen

March 10, 2014

Rest in peace....Life is too short

Lt Brian R. Stack
Chicago Fire Dept

March 9, 2014

Thoughts and prayers are with Det. Hobbs and his family and fellow officers with PPD. Thank you for your service and ultimate sacrifice for the safety of our community.

Commander Ron Bayne #559
Scottsdale PD

March 9, 2014



March 9, 2014

Detective Hobbs...there was a movie made called "The Natural." His name was Hobbs. I cannot think of another description of you other than "The Natural." You are a natural hero, a natural man of decency and dignity, a family man with a giving sacrificial heart....

Thanks for being with us for a time.

Rich Plaatje, USBP Ret.
Current MSG with the Cuty of Phoenix

March 9, 2014

Rest in peace btother...

Lt. Michael Tanner
Nasa Glenn Protection Force

March 9, 2014

Rest in peace Sir. May THE Lord bring peace and comfort for your family and many friends and commrades. Its sad to know we have lost one of our finest. Godspeed Sir.

Michael James Fee
Peoria citizen

March 8, 2014

Rest in peace, brother.


March 8, 2014

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