Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer David Lee Colley

Montgomery Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, April 4, 2015

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Reflections for Police Officer David Lee Colley

Rest easy

Mark Mottola

April 4, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Colley.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 11, 2019

Rest in peace.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

April 4, 2019

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

My heart has been so broken since the morning I received the call that you were gone. You were such a wonderful son. I was always so proud of you. You were an amazing young man. You will be forever be in my heart. I love you more than life.



January 18, 2017

Colley, you've been physically gone for one year now. You've touched so many lives in that year, you're very strongly missed. Keep that smile shining down on MPD, we need really bad these days. "MPD, We Never Walk Alone"

Wife of MPD officer

April 4, 2016

My family found a balloon in the field close to our house. It was in memory of David Lee Colley. We live approximately 15 mile south of Lyons and Vidalia Georgia. So sorry for your loss. Memories travel along way and are forever.

Ann Underwood
Underwood Farms

February 29, 2016

My deepest sympathy goes out to Officer Colley's family, friend, and colleagues, especially to his wife and young child. God has outlined a wonderful promise for our loved ones who have fallen asleep in death. Revelation 21:3,4 reads "he 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." I pray that the above scripture brings comfort. Mourning and sickness will soon be done away with.

ECS II Lem Toatley
Orlando Police Department

December 3, 2015

Colley, you were a true inspiration. Although I only knew you for a short time, you inspired me to join MPD. The last talk we had of when I found out I was going to get hired and how you were truly happy is a great memory. You were a true professional. We have the watch from here brother. Blessings to your family forever.

Police Officer James Pieper
Montgomery PD (AL)

November 27, 2015

Officer Colley and Family, I taught a "Below 100" class this week, you were on my mind and in my heart. I just wanted to let everyone know that we are trying hard to increase awareness and Officer Safety in our L/E Family.

Rest in Peace Brother.

Sgt. Brian J. Champlin
Montgomery Police Department

August 20, 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

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of Officer David Colley during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May God help heal their aching hearts. Rest in peace, Officer Coolley.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04

May 24, 2015

This man was a wonderful son, brother, husband, father, and friend. I worked with man and he was loved and respected by all who came into contact with him. He possessed a servants heart and was truly an asset to the City of Montgomery. Rest easy brother, we have the watch from here.

Det. Cpl. N. A. Moscona
Montgomery Police Department

May 10, 2015

Rest in peace Officer Colley

Officer Joseph Bresette
Galesville Police Department (WI)

May 9, 2015

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

Ptlm Frank Kapusta
Mohawk Police Department

May 7, 2015

Rest in peace my brother! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!

Disability Retirement Retired Officer Jo
Butler Police Department

May 6, 2015

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and co workers of this brave officer. Rest in peace.

Sheriff Ray Foster
Buchanan County Sheriffs Office

May 4, 2015

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and the men and women of MPD. God Bless.

Jeremy Abbott
42d Medical Group, Maxwell AFB

May 4, 2015

Brother Colley, Rest easy, we will cover the watch from here.

Joseph Walker
Niobrara, Nebraska Police Department

April 22, 2015

On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Police Officer David Lee Colley and the extended law enforcement family of the Montgomery, Alabama Police Department. Rest in Peace brother and watch over us.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

April 17, 2015

The law enforcement community is deeply saddened by the untimely passing of Police Officer David Lee Colley. Our deepest sympathies and prayers go to the family, friends, and coworkers of Officer Colley. We thank him for his service, may his soul rest in peace.

Zone Five Academy Session 58
New York State Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy

April 15, 2015

Rest in peace brother. We have the watch from here. May God Bless your family and friends.

Officer A. OROZCO

April 15, 2015

Thank you Officer Colley. You will be missed by many.
Your dedication to family, community, nation and God has been appreciated. You have made a difference in our lives.
Most dincerely

PJ Ross
Cop's mom

April 14, 2015

"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."
Author Unknown

Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police Department

April 14, 2015

Our deepest sympathy to the dear family and friends of Officer Colley. God Bless him for his service and sacrifice he made for others. Rest in Peace sir, you will not be forgotten.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte, NC

April 13, 2015

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