Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Auxiliary Deputy Sonny Allan Smith

Johnson County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Friday, May 15, 2015

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Reflections for Auxiliary Deputy Sonny Allan Smith

Rip brother

corporal Jackie Robertson
Lewisburg police

May 20, 2015

Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family, friends and department. Thank you for your service. Rest in peace my brother.

Goss family

Ofc. Goss
Jacksonville Police Dept., Arkansas

May 20, 2015

RIP Brother. May you be with GOD and may GOD be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

May 20, 2015

Brother Smith, you have paid the ultimate sacrifice. You have the gratitude of all of your Brethren who has carried the Badge. May God keep you close, and may God be with your family and friends during this difficult time. RIP, Brother Smith. We have the Watch.

Det. Robinzine
Berwyn Police Department

May 20, 2015

Thank-you for your brave service. Rest in Peace.

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

May 20, 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

May 20, 2015

On behalf of the Garland County Sheriff's Department, I want to extend my sincere condolences to Deputy Smith's family & friends and to the Johnson County Sheriff's Department. Our hearts go out to you all. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Sheriff Mike McCormick
Garland County (AR) Sheriff's Department

May 19, 2015

Love and prayers to the family.

Cammy B. LPN
Nurse and Mother of an officer

May 19, 2015

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Sgt E. Kemmer #142
Nevada Highway Patrol

May 19, 2015

Thank you so much for everything dad. I couldn't of asked for a better dad. Thank you for protecting your country, friends, and us ( your family ). I will never fully understand why God took you from us, but I will look forward to seeing you again. You should see everything thaet people are saying about you, you would be proud. I love you daddy, forever and ever <3

Callie Smith
Daughter of Sonny Smith

May 19, 2015

To the family of Reserve Deputy Sonny Smith, friends, Sheriff Larry Jones and the Johnson County Sheriff's Office.
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 / Matthew 5:9

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Cherry Hospital Police Department Goldsboro, NC

May 19, 2015

Rest in peace Deputy Smith, my sincere condolences to your family and to your department. fair winds and following seas as you now patrol the streets of gold.


May 19, 2015

Deputy Smith, thank you my brother for your service. May God comfort the family this Hero leaves behind. Rest in peace brother.


May 19, 2015

On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Reserve Deputy Sonny Smith and the extended law enforcement family of the Johnson County, Arkansas Sheriff's Office. 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

May 19, 2015

My heart goes out to the family of officer Sonny Smith. You will all be in my prayers. I'm originally from Russellville and I have friends that knew officer Smith. They, along with myself will keep you and your family in our prayers. Your husband, father, brother, died with honor serving and protecting us all. His, and your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Sandra Soliz

May 19, 2015

Oh , my goodness, my neighbor on the other side of the state.
Son of Arkansas we Solute you with Pride.
Thank you & the other Law Enforcement Officers for your Brave Heroism.
The Folks at The "Little Pony'' Express send tearful condolences to Family, Friends, Department, Community, & Country.
The "Purple Heart Candles" in our Family's 9/11 Memorial will be lit to Remember Sonny.
RIP, Sonny, Son of Valor, with Honor.
Gone from our Arms ... Forever in Our Hearts ...

Ms. Karen Morgan, Psy & LE ,Grad
Eagles Wing Baptist Church, Sisseton, SD

May 19, 2015

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

Officer A. OROZCO

May 18, 2015

RIP Brother

Career Officer(Ret.) Victor Agosto
Chesterfield County Police (Va.)

May 18, 2015

My heart goes out to the family for their loss. He will always be remembered in the law Enforcement community for his faithful service. Rest in peace brother we have the watch.

Patrol Officer Glenn Wiederman
Waycross pice department Waycross Georgia ware county

May 18, 2015

Rest in peace Brother....My thought are with your family, friends, and the members of the JCSO during this most difficult and tragic time.....

Lt. Joseph Ward, Ret.
Jackson, NJ PD

May 18, 2015

RIP Brother

Senior Deputy Dave Zajac
Walton County Sheriff Office GA

May 18, 2015

Very sorry to hear the news... Rest in peace. My thoughts are extended to family, friends and fellow officers.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

May 18, 2015

Another "Hero" taken.
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 PD, NY

May 18, 2015

God Bless and Godspeed, Sir. May your family find comfort knowing that you are safe in the arms of Jesus.

Lisa B.

May 18, 2015

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service and dedication.

Cpl. M. Davis #2614
Prince George's County Police

May 18, 2015

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