Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Brian Wayne Jones

Norfolk Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Friday, May 30, 2014

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Reflections for Police Officer Brian Wayne Jones

The entire Hampton Roads community salutes your Honor, Courage and Commitment Officer Jones. We will mourn your loss, yes we will, but we will come together, we will unite, as one community, not individual cities as we HONOR your life, your service to this country and your faithful service to the citizens of the great city of Norfolk. Thank you shipmate, we will never forget you... May god bless your wife and your children. They WILL know that you gave your life protecting the innocent, they WILL know that you died a true American HERO!

A greatful citizen of Hampton Roads Virginia

AO1(AW/SW) Edward Thomas O'Donnell
United States Navy

May 31, 2014

RIP, prayers for the family.

Sgt. Ron Cromer
Martin Co. Sheriff, Florida

May 31, 2014

Rest in peace my brother. Thank you for your service and dedication. We have the watch.

Off. J. A. Dempsey
Chesapeake Police, Chesapeake, VA

May 31, 2014

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

Patrol Officer (1979-1984)
Greeley Police Department

May 31, 2014

Rest In Eternal Peace Officer Jones. Thank you for your service and your sacrifice. God Bless You. Thoughts and prayers to your family, and to the Norfolk Police.

PO Liz Philbin
Boston Police Department

May 31, 2014

Rest, brother.

Cpl Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

May 31, 2014

An amazing hero

ABF2 Jamie Vittorio
United States Navy

May 31, 2014

Police Officer Brian Jones 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. Brian 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 31, 2014

Good bye brother, you were a good policeman and a trusted and valued colleague. You will be missed and never forgotten. Rest in Peace

Retired NPD SGT Ralph Briggs Sr
Norfolk Police Retired

May 31, 2014

God Speed, Brother.

P.O. K.Murphy
Union PD, NJ

May 31, 2014

Prayers go out to the friends and family members. A true hero and you will not be forgotten!

Deputy Wayne Hopkins
Wyandotte County Sheriff's Department

May 31, 2014

Rest in Peace Officer Jones. Your dedication and selfless sacrifice will never be forgotten! My thoughts and prayers are with your wife and children as well as your entire Norfolk PD family! Rest easy brother...we'll take it from here.

Detective Misty Holley
Portsmouth Police Dept

May 31, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and loved ones. May you Rest in Peace.

Special Agent
Homeland Security Investigations / HSI Chicago

May 31, 2014

So sad,a good Officer and family man gone,R I P Brother

Ret.Officer Herbie Buck

May 31, 2014

Police Officer Brian Jones,

When you made your decision to enter law enforcement some five 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 the call in which a suspect was firing his gun from a moving vehicle at those around him, killing a 17-year old boy in the process, along Chesapeake Boulevard on Friday, May 30, 2014, shortly before 11:00 PM, 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, along with another police officer, located the suspect vehicle parked in front of a residence on Wellington Road. Shortly thereafter, you both were ambushed as the suspect fired upon you both with a high powered rifle from the suspect’s residence; sacrificing your life so that others might live and be protected on Friday, May 30, 2014:

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
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry

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

May 31, 2014

I will miss our conversations. RIP BROTHER

Brent Leatherman

May 31, 2014

Another "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. (Ret) Billy Russo
Nassau County Police Dept., NY

May 31, 2014

Rest Easy

Sergeant Robert Daniels
Newport News Sheriff's Office

May 31, 2014

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

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

May 31, 2014

I can't believe your gone. I was just talking with you at shift change. . Your were a great man and always full of life. I can still see that Kentucky grin you always had. You will forever be in our hearts. RIP Brother.

Off A.J. Mondie
Norfolk Police Deptartment

May 31, 2014

I am so very sorry to learn of officer Jones death. There are truly no words to describe the pain that I know his family and friends are feeling. Please know that all of you are in the thoughts and prayers of many. Brian gave the ultimate sacrifice trying to make this world a little safer. Thank you officer Jones. RIP!

Judy Coleman
sister of fallen officer Roger Lynch Smithland Ky

May 31, 2014

RIP Brother, my prayers for you, your family and your agency. Job well done...HEROES NEVER DIE....

Philip Callas, Detective Retired Secaucus, NJ PD

May 31, 2014

Very Tragic. Rest in Peace Brother

Corporal B.P. SULLIVAN
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

May 31, 2014


To the family, friends, and colleagues of Police Officer Brian Jones:

From the beginning of time after Cain killed his brother, Abel, there has been a need for law enforcement officers to protect the weak and to bring evildoers to justice. This work is necessary in a sinful world and is dangerous. In modern times, some thirty-nine police officers have sacrificed their lives to protect the citizens of the Norfolk, Virginia. Today, we honor Police Officer Brian Jones’ sacrifice.

Lord God, we are grateful for the life of Police Officer Brian Jones. He died serving us. Help us never to forget. Help us celebrate Police Officer Brian Jones’ life and honor his sacrifice. Be with the family, friends, and colleagues of this fallen hero. Comfort them and give them your strength. Guide those who seek to take care of the family of this hero. May those empowered to do so, care for them with integrity. In commemorating the death of this hero, help those who mourn to remember that death is not the end. Death does not have the final say, but is simply the transition to the glorious life to come. They should look forward to that life to come with joy and thanksgiving.

As for the citizens of Norfolk, Virginia, help them to faithfully equip their Law Enforcement Officers with the best tools to protect their community. May their training be adequate to the task. Help the citizens of Norfolk, Virginia, to remember to pay their Law Enforcement Officers fairly and treat them with respect. Help the citizens of Norfolk, Virginia, to obey the law and treat each other with dignity so as not to add to the burden of crime and pain to their community.

The time for mourning will soon pass. We have now remembered and celebrated the life lost in this great tragedy. As the family, friends, and colleagues of Police Officer Brian Jones go forward, they must celebrate the good things in their lives; and to celebrate life itself!

Lord God, hear our prayers.

Now, may the Lord bless you, and keep you: the Lord make His face to shine upon you, and be gracious unto you: the Lord lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace. Amen.

In His Service,

Pastor Steven R. Closs
Retired Captain of Police, Nashua NH Police Department
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry

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

May 31, 2014

No matter the shape of the shield or the color of the uniform when one falls in the line duty we all feel the pain and loss of a brother in uniform. my condolences are extended to the family,friends and his co-workers. May he rest in peace.

Edmund Girtler Jr Senior Inv. (Ret)
N.Y. State Police

May 31, 2014

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