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Detective I John Scott Stevens

Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, New Jersey

End of Watch Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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Reflections for Detective I John Scott Stevens

Six years.

The sting has lessened, but the ache is still as deep.

You are still missed tremendously. Please continue to watch over Scottie and show us your signs. We see you.

Dawn Stevens
Retired police dispatcher, Lacey PD

January 22, 2021

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice are always remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

January 21, 2021


I’ll never forget busting your chops always calling you John. It was an honor to have had the opportunity to meet you as well as work together on a task force. You were a truly genuine human who was always up for a good laugh. You don’t meet many people like you in a lifetime so I’m glad I had the opportunity. R.I.P. my friend, until we meet again.

Ptl. Justin Delaney
Brick Township Police Department

October 15, 2020

5 years ago today was the last time we spoke. Even though your EOW is 1-21-15, I always have thought you’ve been gone since the 8th.

Two weeks of praying and hoping and willing you to wake up. The waiting was the hardest part.

You are missed immeasurably. The ache is duller, but deeper and the scar is faded now.

Mine would still be you.

You are loved, beyond.

Dawn Stevens, wife of John Scott Stevens
Retired Dispatcher, Lacey Twp Police Department

January 8, 2020

Rest in peace Detective I Stevens.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 1, 2019

Always remember, there was nothing worth sharing,
Like the love that let us share our name.

You are missed.

4 years, 4 months, 16 days.

Dawn Stevens
Wife of Detective Scott Stevens and retired police dispatcher
Lacey Twp Police Dept
Forked River, NJ

June 6, 2019

Scott, happy what would have been 49th birthday. We do lots of extra special things in January as special memories and inclusion of villages. On Jan 20 we had another very successful blood drive and organ donor signup. On Jan 27 the Lacey Youth Memorial Scott Stevens Tournament was a huge success. While Scottie has outgrown the age limits; he was part of the representatives of his wrestling team volunteering at the event. How very proud you can be of the young man he is. While Dawn has a big part there is also a very large village with ongoing care & love. Lots of love & hugs. Dad & Mom

Eleanor Stevens
Mother of Ocean County Prosecutor Detective John Scott Stevens EOW 01/21/15

January 28, 2019

You should be here.

Mrs. Dawn Stevens
Retired Dispatcher

October 14, 2018

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 31, 2018

Mine would be you.

Mrs. Dawn Stevens
Retired Dispatcher Lacey Twp Police Dept

April 17, 2018

Scott you are so loved and missed by so many it even amazes us. Today the eve of your third EOW anniversary was amazing for your son. It was a reminder of a wrestling match you had against Central. Very similar in style and importance. Yes, we saw you so telling you nothing new. Also, please know that Dawn has done a great job in organizing a blood drive together with a NJ Sharing Network sign up in your honor. It is designed to carry forward to others your caring and sharing. Love you so much Dad & Mom

Eleanor Stevens

January 20, 2018

You are loved and missed. 2 years, 4 months.

Wife of Det. J.Scott Stevens OCPO #3514
Lacey Twp Police Dept (retired dispatcher)

May 21, 2017

We have the privilege of knowing your parents, and spending time with them at Parents' Retreat! You have had terrific role models for your life! We are honored to remember you, and thank you for your service and sacrifice to the citizens of Ocean County and New Jersey. Rest in peace!

Lois Rao, Surviving Mother
Surviving Mother, SCHP Sr. Trp. Michael J. Rao, EOW 6/12/2002

February 8, 2017

Rest in perpetual peace my brother. Watch over your loving family from above.

N.Y.P.D. Lt. Ray Flores (Ret.)

January 21, 2017

Det. Stevens,
On today, the 1st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Ocean County. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 21, 2016

Almost a year later, and it still seems like you'll come walking in the front door with your big smile and a "Daddy's home!!" We miss and love you tremendously. Please keep watch over Scottie, and continue to show us your signs every day. I love you, Scott. I still cannot believe you are gone.

Wife of Det. J.Scott Stevens Dawn Steven
Lacey Twp Police Dept (retired dispatcher)

January 4, 2016

Rest in peace brother, your sacrifice will never be forgotten..........

Det. Sgt. Edward Carlile
Northfield Village PD (OH)

December 17, 2015

Revelation 21:3, 4 provides a real hope for the future of those that have lost a loved one. "He will will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away". May these words from our heavenly father give some comfort and hope. You are in my prayers.

Lem Toatley Dispatcher
Orlando Police

November 24, 2015

Thank you sir for your service and dedication to LE. God bless you for your loyalty. We pray for your family, family of blue, and your friends. I'm here if anyone would like to contact me. God Bless you all during this difficult time.

Wife of Sgt. Roy Gonzalez,EOW 7-15-2005
Shelley Gonzalez

November 8, 2015

Rest in peace Detective Stevens

Officer Joseph Bresette
Galesville Police Department (WI)

November 4, 2015

We had the honor of meeting your parents this past weekend at a C.O.P.S. Parents' Retreat. They are so proud of you and yet, they miss you terribly.

Rest in peace, brave hero. You will never be forgotten for your service and sacrifice.

Lois Rao
Surviving Mother of SCHP Sr. Trp. Michael Rao EOW 6/1/02

October 28, 2015

We love and miss you more than words can say. Continue to watch over us and visit us in our dreams. Until we meet again....:

Wife of Det. J.Scott Stevens Dawn Steven
Lacey Twp Police Dept (retired dispatcher)

October 27, 2015

Please accept my sincerest condolences. Thank you for a life well lived in service to others.

Jamie H
Sister of CJC EOW 2-17-2007

August 29, 2015

"Blue Spirited Watch"

Even though the many Law Enforcement Officers from all of our Neighboring Countries around this world have Fallen and Ended their Watch.

Their Devoted Spirits have Risen and are now carrying on their destinies up above in Heaven while awaiting to be rejoined in the distant future by the ones they love.

Richard "Jafa" Oddy ©

Richard "Jafa" Oddy
IPA US (Associate)

August 2, 2015

We love and miss you dearly. Continue to watch over us and visit us in our dreams. Until we see you again.

Wife of Det. J.Scott Stevens Dawn Steven
Lacey Twp Police Dept

August 1, 2015

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