Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Jeffrey Wayne Garrett

Dothan Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Monday, October 27, 2014

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Reflections for Sergeant Jeffrey Wayne Garrett

May the family, friends and co-workers of Sergeant Garrett find ssolace in the fact that this hero will FOREVER be remembered and NEVER be forgotten! My thoughts and prayers go out to each and you all.

SGT Mark B. Hanna, Retired
Fayettville, AR Police Department

October 30, 2014

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli

October 29, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with Sgt Garrett's family, blood and blue. Gone, But Never Forgotten.

Ofc and Mrs. James Deen
Redstone Arsenal Police Dept., AL

October 29, 2014

To the family of Sergeant Jeffrey Garrett, friends, Chief of Police Gregory J. Benton and the Dothan Police Department.
You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort and hold you close now and alway. Thank you for your service. Matthew 5:9

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Cherry Police Department, NC

October 29, 2014

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. Billy Russo. Ret.
Nassau County Police Dept., NY

October 29, 2014

Praying for everyone.

Chief Deputy Matthew Wade
Calhoun County Sheriff's Office, Al.

October 29, 2014

Thank-you for for service. Rest in Peace.

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

October 29, 2014

Sgt. Garrett was a great friend, father, husband and a Great Officer. May the Lord place his comforting hand upon the family and let them feel the rejoice of Jeff's home coming with the FATHER. R.I.P. my Brother, your shift on earth is done, now walk the streets of Gold. You will be missed my Brother!!!

Chief Mark D. Jones
Headland Police Department

October 29, 2014

I am sorry for the loss of Sergeant Garrett. My thoughts and prayers are with everyone left behind.

Molly Feldman
Des Moines Area Community College
Criminal Justice Club President
Ankeny, Iowa

October 29, 2014

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends. Thank You for your unselfish service.

James P. Waggle

October 29, 2014

So saddened to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

October 29, 2014

Rest in peace my brother of blue.

Officer J. Rhodes
Maize Police Department

October 28, 2014

My Thoughts and prayers go out to all of Jeff's Family, Friends, Co-Workers, and Fellow Marines who ever served with Him. I had lost touch with him, but from the comments on this page He never changed from Jeff I knew. "Rest In Peace Jeff"

Joseph M. Williams (USMC 3rd LAAM Bn))
Federal Bureau of Prisons

October 28, 2014

Tragedy strikes the bad and the good and when we least expect. No doubt you had a positive impact on a lot of people and now, they can return the favor by never letting your memory fade. All who know and care for you are in my prayers, Brother. God Bless and may you forever Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

October 28, 2014

RIP Brother. Thank you & God Bless.

Lt.Robert M.Petty (retired)
No.Bergen, N.J. P.D.

October 28, 2014

God Bless and Godspeed.

Lisa B.

October 28, 2014

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Sergeant Jeffrey W. Garrett. Another Hero taken too soon. May God comfort you and your family as you go and touch the face of God.
Your honorable service and sacrifice and bravery to the citizens of Dothan, Alabama will not be forgotten. God Speed and God Bless. Rest in Peace Sir.

May the children of Sergeant Garrett know that their Dad is a HERO who we will not forget and will forever be in his debt for all he has done for us, Sergeant Garrett, Thank You for your service and protection to us all, may you rest in peace God bless you and your family.

Final Salute

VIPS 750 Jeff Claybern
Alexandria Kentucky Police Department

October 28, 2014

Sgt Garrett, rest in peace our brother. You will never be forgotten.

Sgt Richard Eckert
Town of Chester Police Dept

October 28, 2014

RIP Brother

Deputy Anita Price
Bexar County Sheriff's Office, San Antonio, Texas

October 28, 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 BMI © 1993 - All Rights Reserved

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

October 28, 2014

To Jeffrey's family, fellow officers, and all who call Jeffrey beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

My son was also his brother in green so I thank him for his service to our country in the Corps and bid him semper fi.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Sgt. Garrett gave to his community and the citizens of Alabama , and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on October 27, 2014.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

October 28, 2014

Rest in Peace...

Syracuse Police Dept, NY

October 28, 2014

RIP brother Jeffrey.

May God bless and be with your family, co-workers and friends at this very difficult time.

Inv. Bevenour
Gettysburg Police Department

October 28, 2014


Ret Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service, Ontario Canada

October 28, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. You Are a Hero SGT.Garrett, THANK YOU for the Job you did. You know HERO'S LIVE FOR ever. God bless AGAIN

R/CAPT.Wayne blankinchip
Jacksonville sheriff's office,Jax .fl

October 28, 2014

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