Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer David Wayne Smith, Jr.

Johnson City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, March 31, 2014

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Reflections for Police Officer David Wayne Smith, Jr.

Still thinking of you. Looking at the Philly Jersey you gave me.

Steve vendetti

January 28, 2021

Rest in Peace Officer D.W. Smith, I remember I was down in JC for the longest time.. I ran into D.W. when I was having some depression issues and on the verge of... well yea.. he helped me realize what there was to live for.. and then he passed away literally a week later.. I remember running to the gunshots and seeing D.W. in his car.. and then I reached over to his radio and pressed his panic panic and told them where we were, Rest in Peace D.W; I never thought I would have to do that.

Civilian Devonta Crawford
Endicott Police Department

December 1, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Smith.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 19, 2020

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 12, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. You are honored and remembered on the 4th anniversary of your EOW. May the coward who took your life rot in hell.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

March 31, 2018

Thank you for your service my brother. Heros go to a better place, cowards go to hell!

Lieutenant Ray Flores (Ret.)

March 31, 2017

Rest in peace Brother.

Sergeant Charles Rockwell
Stillwater Police Department

July 25, 2015

Thank You for your service Officer Smith.

Police Officer William Mosher
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

June 11, 2015

Had your memorial run yesterday. Absolutely breathtaking day.Miss you my friend. Tins where running cold with you.


April 13, 2015

Officer David, you served the Johnson City PD A great service. You are missed and you are thought of everyday by your fellow brothers and sisters in blue. Rest in piece brother. We got the watch from here.

Son of Deputy Troy Boulter, Brown county
Civilian Supporter

March 31, 2015

Dear Officer Smith. I greave for you and your family.You are my brother and I know I will see all my departed brothers when my time comes. God bless you.

Detective Alan M. Brenner
NYPD/ Retired

December 28, 2014

Rest in Peace Officer Smith. Thank you for your dedication to protect and serve. Thoughts are with your family.

G. Birkholz
mother of Officer Craig Birkholz, EOW 3/20/11

December 15, 2014

Rest in peace.

Trooper II Richard Mohrman

December 10, 2014

Rest in peace sir. I pray that God will watch over your son.

Det./Sgt. Allan Jones
Lincoln Nebraska PD/ Retired

December 9, 2014

I so remember the "Officer Down" radio call that took our Officer's away from us. I pray for those here left on this earth as for you Officer Smith you amongst the "Angels Looking Down On Us" Godspeed.

Cynthia A. Johnston (Retired)
Omaha Police Department

December 8, 2014

May God be with your family and the hero who was protecting the streets to try to make it a better place to live.

Indiana Guard Reservist

December 5, 2014

My thoughts and prayers to your family and friends in the loss of your loved one and a hero to all. May the Lord comfort you and protect all the officers serving our nation.

Darla Bizub Probation Officer
Girard Municipal Court Girard, Ohio

November 28, 2014

So sorry to read this on Thanksgiving. I want to thank all those that are on duty protecting and serving our communities. God Bless you and your families.

President Theodore (Teddy) Butenas
LionsFace Consulting LLC

November 27, 2014

I never met David, but this tragedy resonates with all who have served anywhere in the world. His photograph alone conveyed that he was blessed of God and was his faithful servant, paying the ultimate sacrifice. There is no higher testimony to any man.
Lord, bless those who wait to be reunited with him in Glory.

Admin Assist (Retd P.C.) Robert Smith
Police Scotland

September 25, 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

September 6, 2014

Rest in Peace, brother.

Officer C. Langley
Bethel Police Department

August 27, 2014

I read about your tragic death in a training briefing. Rest in peace, brother.

Officer R. Law #257
Rocklin PD

May 24, 2014


I still find it difficult to come to terms with what happened. It was my pleasure and honor to have served with you. I have many memories.

You are a true hero in every sense of the word. I'm proud to have known you.

God bless

Lt. David A. Smith (retired)
Johnson City (NY) Police Dept.

May 16, 2014

D. W.,
It still doesn't seem real. May you rest in peace and always remember you are a sheepdog, an honor few people can claim.

Corporal Michael S. Hilla
New Berlin, NY Police Department

May 14, 2014

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

May 10, 2014

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