Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Noel Lee Hawk

Eatonton Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, May 4, 2014

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Reflections for Police Officer Noel Lee Hawk

Very sad to hear of the passing of this officer. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

Rest easy brother!

P.O. (Ret) Donald Current
New York PD # 2461

May 5, 2014

Rest in Peace Officer Hawk. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Hawk Family and the Eatonton Police Department.

Cpl. Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office Wayne, NJ

May 5, 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.

May 5, 2014

Christ have mercy, Lord have mercy

S. I. Drake, Lt/IPD (Ret)
Indianapolis Police

May 5, 2014

Police Officer Noel Hawk,

When you made your decision to enter law enforcement some years ago you became blessed:

For the Lord said, "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God." Matthew 5:9 ESV

When you responded to that Disturbance call on Sunday, May 4, 2014, you answered God's call to serve:

And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then I said, "Here am I! Send me." Isaiah 6:8 ESV

As a result, you suffered a fatal heart attack sacrificing your life so that others might live and be protected:

And the Lord said, "Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13 ESV

I, along with your family, friends and comrades, will mourn your sacrifice and loss in the line of duty:

And the Lord said, "Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted." Matthew 5:4 ESV

Now go! Rise up! And do battle against Satan and his demons as an angel for the Lord!

In God's merciful love,

Pastor Steven R. Closs
Retired Captain of Police, Nashua NH Police Department

May 5, 2014

My sincerest sympathy to the family and friends of Police Officer Noel Hawk as well as to the Eatonton Police Department. Rest in peace Officer Hawk, you are gone but will not be forgotten...

Dispatcher Sue Rusch
Punta Gorda PD, Punta Gorda FL

May 5, 2014


Deputy J.D.Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriff's office

May 5, 2014

Rest in Peace Brother. Sincere condolences to your family and friends during this difficult time.

Deputy E. Parsowith (ret.)
Hillsborough Co. SO (Tampa)

May 5, 2014

To the family of Officer Noel Hawk, friends, Chief Kent Lawrence and the Eatonton Police Department.
You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort and hold you close now and alway. Thank you for your service. John15:13

A.S. (Scott) Batson
Cherry Police Department, NC

May 5, 2014

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO! May God
Give the family and friends the strength and faith to deal with this tragic loss. Words can not express my sorrow!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

May 5, 2014

God bless Officer Hawk and all of those that have fallen in the line of duty. "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."

FN Little E-4

May 5, 2014

God Bless Officer Noel Hawk and may the Good Lord bring comfort to his family, friends and co-workers. Thank You for your service in keeping those in your area safe. Rest in Peace Officer Hawk.

Ed S.
Grateful Citizen

May 5, 2014

To the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Noel Hawk-I certainly am sorry to hear that your loved one has passed away in the line of duty. He will be forever honored in our profession.

Sgt Scott Bodah
Syracuse, New York Police Department

May 5, 2014

Rest in peace.

Sgt. Jim Russo

May 5, 2014

Rest in peace Warrior.... God bless your family and coworkers.

Sgt Glenn Hampton
Henry County Sheriff's Office

May 5, 2014

May the family's fond memories help them through this difficult time.

Patrol Officer (former)
Greeley Police Department

May 5, 2014

Rest easy brother, you have stood your watch with pride and professionalism. Go to the promised place where you can look down to see your brothers continue what you have started. Thank you for your service. May the light of Christ ease the pain on the ones you have loved, and those who have loved you in return.

Sean D. Creamer; Chief
TPSU; New Bern NC

May 5, 2014

Police Officer Noel Hawk rest in peace you are
now a member of an elite group The Thin Blue Line
of Heroes. There is no greater sacrifice that one can give
for his ellow man. To the Family I salute your lost loved one,
and pray for you during the days to come. Noel will be in
the company of heroes forevermore.

The Thin Blue Line of the Fallen are Standing at attention
in their class “A“ uniforms, badges gleaming and shoes like glass,
They 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 hallowed place.
As you march down the Thin Blue Line of the Fallen, all eyes are
focused on you as if to say it will be ok you’re with your eternal
partners. A salute follows and a tear can be seen on so many faces.
Welcome, you served well. Now come join the ranks, another member
of The Thin Blue Line has come home.

Your Brother in Law enforcement

Dr. stan phillips Usa Ret, Ms, Bs
Walnut Grove Ms Police, Lt. retired

May 5, 2014

RIP, prayers for the family.

Sgt. Ron Cromer
Martin Co. Sheriffs Office

May 5, 2014

Rest in Peace...

Syracuse Police Dept, NY

May 5, 2014

Rest in peace Officer Hawk!
You will not be forgotten!

Willie Bell Hopewell VA!
Friend of All Law Enforcement Officers!

May 5, 2014

We will never forget your kindness and sense of humor! You now patrol the streets of peace. From your WRTP Family.

Holly Cripps, President
We Ride To Provide, GA K9 Memorial Org.

May 5, 2014

May God's comfort and peace be with Officer Hawk's family, friends, and coworkers. Thank you for your selfless service and dedication

Sergeant Matamba Kaalima II
Summit County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

May 5, 2014

God be with Officer Hawk's family and give them strength during this time. Officer Hawk, your tour of duty has ended here on earth. Its time to patrol the streets of gold in Heaven. God's speed, you will be truly missed.

Henry County Sheriff's Office, McDonough, Georgia

May 5, 2014

So Sad. Thanks for everything you have done. RIP

Officer Sommer
Salt Lake County Sheriffs Department

May 5, 2014

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