Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Corporal Jamel Leon Clagett

Charles County Sheriff's Office, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, December 21, 2014

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Reflections for Corporal Jamel Leon Clagett

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli

December 23, 2014

May God grant you eternal peace Patrolman Clagett. Our prayers are with your friends and family.

Marshal B. Tindle
City Of Killeen Marshals Office/Former Shreveport PD

December 23, 2014

Rest easy brother you have served well and you are a hero. I will watch over your brother and continue to pray for your family.

Investigator S. Johnson #2820
Prince George's County Police Department

December 23, 2014


To the family, friends, and colleagues of Patrolman First Class Jamel Clagett:

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 six deputy sheriffs have sacrificed their lives to protect the citizens of the Charles County, Maryland. Today, we honor the sacrifice of Patrolman First Class Jamel Clagett, of the Charles County, Maryland, Sheriff’s Office; who was killed in the line-of-duty on Sunday, December 21, 2014, in a single vehicle vs. fixed object traffic collision when his patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree on Route 218, near Fairview Beach, Virginia, shortly before 0900 hours.

“Lord God, we are grateful for the life of PFC Jamel Clagett. He died serving us. Help us never to forget. Help us celebrate the life of PFC Jamel Clagett 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 Charles County, Maryland, help them to faithfully equip their law enforcement officers with the best tools to protect their county. May their training be adequate to the task. Help the citizens of Charles County, Maryland, to remember to pay their law enforcement officers fairly and treat them with respect. Help the citizens of Charles County, Maryland, to obey the law and treat each other with dignity so as not to add to the burden of crime and pain to their county.

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 PFC Jamel Clagett go forward, they must celebrate the good things in their lives; and to celebrate life itself!

Finally, Lord God, we pray for the families, friends, and colleagues of all the law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line-of-duty and we thank you for their sacrifices. Bless the lives of their families, friends, and colleagues so they might find healing. Help their law enforcement organizations support the families of these fallen heroes. Even though their deaths might have been senseless, make something good come out of these situations so that their law enforcement organizations and the communities in which they lived and served might be stronger because of their lives and their deaths. In Jesus’ name I pray. Amen.”

Now, Patrolman First Class Jamel Clagett, 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.

In His Service,

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

Police Chaplain Steven R. Closs
Merrimack NH Police Department

December 23, 2014

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Patrolman Clagett and the Charles County Sheriff's Office during this time. Thank you, Patrolman Clagett, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

December 23, 2014

So sorry to hear of PFC Clagett's death. May God bless his family, Shefiff Berry and the family at CCSO.

Mark Campbell, Chaplain
Morristown TN Police Department

December 23, 2014

Very sorry to hear of the tragic loss of PFC Clagett. My thoughts and prayers are with you and his family. At this most difficult time.

Rest easy brother.

P.O. (Ret) Donald Current
City of New York PD fmr Transit PD

December 23, 2014

May The Lord bless the family during this difficult time. Blessed are the Peacemakers for they shall be called sons of God!!!

Deputy Sheriff Erle Davis
Caldwell County Sheriff's Office

December 23, 2014

To family of Private First Class Jamel Clagett, friends, Sheriff Troy D. Berry and Charles County Sheriff's Office.
You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort and hold you all close now and always. Matthew 5:9

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Cherry Police department, NC

December 23, 2014

Rest in peace Brother Jamel.

Ofc. Timothy M. Furlong
Nahant, MA PD

December 23, 2014

Rest in Peace Jamel. You were an outstanding person and Officer. You touched so many lives and will be honored as the hero you were!

Corporal Crystal Parum
Charles County Sheriff's Office

December 23, 2014


Ret Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service, Ontario Canada

December 23, 2014

We know you are watching over us in Heaven Jamel. God Bless your beautiful soul. On behalf of the civilian men and women at CCSO may you rest in peace young man.

Civilian employees at CCSO

December 23, 2014

The 36th Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy sends our deepest and most heartfelt condolences to the Family, Friends, and Co-Workers of Our Fellow Officer.
During this time we hold close to the memories and good times shared as a source of comfort. Being ever mindful of the pride they embraced when wearing
their uniform.
Respectfully Submitted
Sgt. Eric Carpenter and Cadets of Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy 36, Durham County Sheriff's Office, Durham, N.C.

Sgt. Eric Carpenter
Durham County Sheriffs Office, Durham NC

December 23, 2014

Thank you for your service. You and your family are in my prayers.

Lieutenant Lee Ann Self
Birmingham Police Department (AL), Retired

December 23, 2014

RIP brother prayers for your family and friends

Officer Dave Koch
Cook County Sheriff Dept

December 23, 2014

Jamel was one of the greatest men I've ever met. He had a great personality and was genuinely a great guy. He cared about everyone. Even when people didn't do things he asked them to do, he would do whatever it was you needed him to do. No questions asked. He always looked out for all of the support staff at our Sheriffs Office. He was so excited to celebrate his 30th birthday this year. My, our hearts are so heavy at work. He is one guy that absolutely cannot be replaced. As I sit and work this tour of midnights I'll be thinking of you that much more. I'm so used to you behind me or following me down home and flashing your bar to let me know you're good and making your turn home. All your acts of kindness came from the heart. Although I've always expressed my sincere thanks to you, I have to say it one more time. Thank you Cpl. Clagett for being the true definition of an outstanding police officer, friend, and brother. You will always hold a place in my heart. Rest In Peace Sweet Angel - Love 1540

Sharele Peters, Clerk Supervisor
Charles County Sheriffs Office

December 23, 2014



December 23, 2014

Rest in Peace Patrolman First Class Clagett. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, co-workers, and friends.

Lieutenant Robert T. Mote (ret)
Buena Park, CA Police Department

December 23, 2014

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. Watch over your brother and sister officers as we carry on for you. Condolences to your family and your fellow deputies.

Sgt D. Bowler
Los Angeles Police Department

December 23, 2014

Deputy Clagett, RIP Sir. Thank you for your service and sacrifice to LE. May od be with your Family and all LE.

Former Trooper Ken R. Bays
Virginia State Police

December 23, 2014

Rest in Peace my brother in blue.

Police Officer II D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

December 23, 2014

It will be a very sad Christmas for the family of Charles County Sheriff's Department Jamel Claget as he was killed in an accident when his own car struck a tree. He will be missed by all who knew him at the Charles County Sheriff's Department. It will certainly be a sad Christmas for all the familes of Police officers who were killed at this time of the year. It has been a very tragic few days as quite a few law enforcement officers have lost their lives serivng and protecting their communities. More names will be added to the law enforcement memorial walls in their home states and in Washington, DC.

Bradford Paulson

December 23, 2014

R.I.P. Officer Clagett, thank you for your service and sacrifices. Prayers to the family, brother officers and community. We will never forget you.

M.Sgt. Angel Alverio (Retired)
Wilmington De. Police Department

December 23, 2014


Ron Binkley 1Sgt ( ret )

December 22, 2014

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