Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Jeffrey Brady Westerfield

Gary Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Sunday, July 6, 2014

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Reflections for Patrolman Jeffrey Brady Westerfield

Rest in peace Patrolman Westerfield. The watch is ours now.

"All give some, some give all"

Peace Officer B. Zinkhan
Foothills Patrol

August 4, 2014

Thanks for the time you served.

Police officer 1998-2005 Chip Hainline
Ridgefield police department retired

August 1, 2014

Officer Westerfield,Thank you for your service and willingness to protect and serve others.May you forever rest in peace and may your family find comfort in knowing you gave your life in honor and dignity with service to others and your community.

PFC Manning,M.
U.S.Army,Former Sheriff's Deputy

August 1, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with Patrolman Westerfield's family and friends during this terrible time.

Thank you for your service!

Rest in peace.

Michelle - wife of US Marshal

July 31, 2014

May your family carry your heroism and love in their hearts forever. Thank you for giving your all to your community. God bless your mourning Department, friends, and family. They were loved by a hero.

Mother of a Sargeant
Colorado Springs a Police Department

July 31, 2014


"I have laid down my life in service to all of you.
I have been a part of the fabric that has held the line between your safety and your victimization. I have given my life so that others may live in peace. I have lived my life as a dedicated member of the greatest profession. There is no greater honor.

As I now become a part of the rich history of law enforcement, please remember me always for I have left behind those who loved and depended upon me.
My partners and my agency, please remember my family, their loss, and don’t let time soften your compassion for them.

You guard the gate now and I will continue my watch from above."


Dougf Gist, Captain (ret) Washoe SO
Silver State National Peace Officers Museum, Virginia City, NV

July 31, 2014

Thank you for your Service. Prayers for Family, Friends and Co-Workers.

Kaye Bills, Caring Private Citizen,
Grateful to ALL who had the Courage to Serve and made
" The Ultimate Sacrifice!"
Rest In Peace!

July 30, 2014

Thank you for your sacrifice and may you rest in peace.

Dep. CA T. Bird

July 29, 2014

What a tragic story on so many levels. My heart and prayers go out to the family and friends of Officer Westerfield. Thank you for your dedicated service to the city of Gary. God bless you Sir.

Sgt Michael Hafke
Clinton Twp P.D., NJ

July 27, 2014

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. As you join our brothers and sisters in the hall of heroes, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Vires et Honorem

Mohawk PD

July 21, 2014

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. My condolences to your family, friends and coworkers of the Gary Police Department. May you rest in peace.

Ptlm. William F. Shields
Federal Reserve Police/Philadelphia - Retired/Haverford Police

July 20, 2014

Thank you for your brave service. Rest in Peace.

1st Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980
Prince George's County Police Department, Maryland

July 20, 2014

To the family of Patrolman Jeffery Westerfield, friends, Chief of Police Wade Ingram and the Gary Police Department.
You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort and hold you close now and always. Thank you for your service. John 15 :13

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

July 18, 2014

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Patrolman Westerfield. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Gary Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

July 18, 2014

May Police Officer Jeffery Westerfield find peace in God's loving embrace , his family and friends peace in God's mercy and his sacrifice never be forgotten.

Sergeant Jason Shaw
NYC Environmental Police

July 18, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with Officer Westerfield's family and friends and the Gary Police Department. May we never forget his service and sacrifice.

Nathan Eaton, Special Agent

July 17, 2014

Deeply sorrowful, I leave a reflection about another brave soldier killed by a cowardly enemy. I hope the community will show appreciation for the sacrifice Patrolman Westerfield has made, and outrage for this violent attack. To the citizens in this community, I ask that you do your civic duty and punish this ruthless criminal for the brutal murder of this decent man...a son and father. With swift justice, sentence this murderer to the most severe penalty. Patrolman Jeffery Westerfield , may the memory of your heroism, service and sacrifice remain forever. May God bless you, your family and fellow officers in the Gary Police Department.

PA State Police

July 17, 2014

God bless you and keep you always. You are a true hero and will never be forgotten. "What we have once enjoyed, we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes part of us." My prayer goes out to the family & friends. May God continue to strengthen and comfort you.

Sgt. Howard Giddings
Virginia Port Authority Police

July 15, 2014

Anyone that would murder a policeman by ambush should automatically get the death sentence if convicted. The world seems to have lost respect for the uniform and the badge so those of us that obey the law should be thankful for anyone that will wear the uniform and keep the peace. I share birthdays with this officer except that I am older. My prayers go out to the family.

Former correctional officer Jay Foreman
Lawrence County Il. S.D. Corrections

July 15, 2014

Another senseless death of an Officer who served & protected his community. It's a sad loss for his community, friends, the Department & policing. God bless the family left behind & his fiancée. You were loved by a true hero.

Mother of a Colorado Springs Sargeant
Colorado Springs PD

July 15, 2014

God Bless you and Rest in peace Officer Westerfield.

Sergeant Gary Wilson
Henry County Sheriff's Department

July 15, 2014

thank you for your service. May god watch out for your children and your fiancee. So sorry brother

deputy us marshal
us marshal service

July 14, 2014

RIP!! Thank you for your service!!!

Chief Deputy Joseph T. Budner
North Judson Police Department

July 14, 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."
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Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell PD, WY

July 14, 2014

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Patrolman Jeffrey Brady Westerfield and the Gary Police Department during this time. Thank you, Patrolman Westerfield, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

July 13, 2014

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