Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Steven Brett Hawkins

Harrison County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, September 13, 2015

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Steven Brett Hawkins

Rest in peace my brother and friend. May God bless and keep your family, friends, and extended emergency services family. We had some great times together. I will always remember our last phone call this July, always willing to go above and beyond. Thank you for your service. We WILL NEVER FORGET.

Regional Coordinator - Troop H
Missouri State Emergency Management Agency

September 17, 2015

Rest in peace.

Sgt. Jim Russo

September 17, 2015

Sorry for Brett's family. I served with Brett while I was stationed in Harrison County. He was a super nice guy and I was glad to know him.

Corporal Bradshaw Cowan

September 17, 2015

RIP Brother

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

September 17, 2015

God's peace and speed Deputy Hawkins. Thank you for your brave, dedicated service. RIP Brother.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago P.D.

September 17, 2015

Senseless tragedy for such a young, dedicated law enforcement professional.

Heartfelt condolences to your beloved wife and children, mother and siblings, as well as your brothers and sisters with the Harris County Sheriff's Office and other local law enforcment agencies, the good people of Bethany and those law abiding citizens of The State of Missouri who have all been deprived of a national treasure.

You will never be forgotten by those who wear the badge with dignity, professionalism and restraint.

Rest in eternal peace, Deputy Hawkins.

T. Huber, TSgt (retired)
USAF Security Police (law enforcement)

September 17, 2015

Please accept my condolences for the tragic loss of Deputy Hawkins. My thoughts and prayers and are with you and his family. At this very difficult time. Thank you for your service.

Rest in peace brother.

P.O. (Ret) Donald Current
NYC Tranist PD/New York PD

September 17, 2015

Rest in peace Brother.

Lieutenant Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

September 17, 2015

God Bless and Godspeed, sir.

Lisa B.

September 17, 2015

Thank you for your service. Rest In Peace.

Renee Walker
Wife of Fallen Officer

September 17, 2015

Brett and I went to the academy together. Over 12 years ago we graduated. I sat with Brett and D. McGinnis as we were taught. The three of us became pretty good friends during that tough six months. We offered each other support and encouragement through the academics and training. We studied with each other for tests. We suffered together through the PT, DT and OC training! We laughed and joked when we could and we had each other's backs when it came to making sure our uniforms were just right. Brett was one of the sweetest guys I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. He will be missed. My prayers go out to his family. Brett worked hard at the academy to become a great law enforcement officer. He was always willing to help and he was an inspiration.

Sgt. Nancy Dorsey
Clay County MO Sheriff's Department

September 17, 2015

RIP, prayers for the family.

Sgt. Ron Cromer
Martin Co. Sheriff, FL

September 17, 2015


My heart is filled with great sadness at learning of the lost of your loved one and fellow Deputy Sheriff.
We in the law enforcement community are a family, although our uniforms may be a different color and we may have a badge, shield or star pinned upon our chest.
Our area of enforcement may vary, we consist of many different agencies from across the nation, for we are : Municipal Police Officers, Sheriff's Deputies, State Police Investigators, State Highway Patrol Troopers, Conservation Police Officers, College Campus Police Officers, Correctional Officers and Federal Agents just to name a few.
We patrol small towns, large cities, college campuses, county roads, state highways, state parks and the United States Borders.
Whether active duty or retired, we are one family, a Law Enforcement Family, the thin blue line of protectors, brothers and sisters bonded together by Honor, Service and Pride.
Daily we honor our fallen brothers and sisters never forgetting their sacrifice.
Daily our position is clear that we will Serve and Protect our communities without faltering and with no hesitation.
Daily we show pride in our chosen profession Law Enforcement, for we willingly walk the line of Good over Evil facing the unknown with courage keeping our trust and faith in GOD.
We know that evil roam these streets and at any moment in the course of performing our duties the ultimate sacrifice might be required of us in the service to our community, for Law Enforcement is not a job but a calling and only a few will make the decision to commit to that calling to serve for some will give all that they have.
You did not die in vain.
You sacrificed your life in the service to the citizens of Harrison County in the State of Missouri with HONOR, PRIDE and DISTINCTION.
I'm proud to have worn the uniform of a law enforcement officer like you did.
I'm proud to have pinned the badge upon my chest like you did.
I'm proud to have served and protected my community as you did.
I'm proud to call you my Brother!
I commend you my fallen brother for making the ultimate sacrifice in the performance of your duty.
For you left us doing what you chose to do.
Performing a job you were trained to do.
Upholding the oath you swore to do.
Most importantly doing what you loved to do.....Serving and Protecting your community with Honor and Pride making a better and safer place for us all.
Deputy Hawkins status.........Deputy Hawkins status.........
Deputy Hawkins status.........Attention all Units......Harrison
County Sheriff's Office, Deputy Sheriff Steven "Brett" Hawkins having served the citizens of Harrison County in the State of Missouri with Honor, Pride and Distinction is now 10-42.
Rest in Peace my fallen Brother, YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN!!!

Senior Master Investigator Cardell L. Dobbins #188 (Ret.)
Illinois Secretary of State Department of Police District 01, Region 01

September 17, 2015

Rest in peace brother. Thoughts are with your family both blue and blood during this difficult time. Thank you Deputy Hawkins for your 3 years of service and dedication to your community. Rest easy, you've earned it.

Sergeant David Post
Reno County Sheriff's Office Hutchinson, KS

September 17, 2015

Deputy Sheriff Steven “Brett” Hawkins:

Thank you for your service to the citizens of Harrison County, Missouri and to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God" Matthew 5:9. Let us now celebrate your life and remember your selfless sacrifice. "Greater love has no one than this that someone lay down his life for his friends" John 15:13. However, death is not the end; it does not have the final say! And He [Jesus] said to him, "Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise" Luke 23:43. Now, my Brother in Blue, rest easy; we will take it from here. "Well done, good and faithful servant" Matthew 25:11. May the Lord God bless you always!

Police Chaplain Steven R. Closs, IHS
Merrimack NH Police Department

September 17, 2015

Rest in peace Deputy Hawkings. My sincere condolences to your family and to your department. Godspeed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Your service will not be forgotten.


September 17, 2015

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

Lt. Joseph Ward, Ret
Jackson, NJ PD

September 17, 2015

We here at the Durham County Sheriffs Office BLET class 37, wish to send our prayers and thoughts to the family of Deputy Sheriff Steven "Brett" Hawkins.

Cadet K. Sharpe
Durham County Sheriff's Office

September 17, 2015



September 17, 2015

RIP Deputy Hawkins. Thank you for your service & sacrifice to LE. May God be with your Family and all LE.

Former Trooper Ken R. Bays
Virginia State Police

September 17, 2015

God bless you Deputy Hawkins for your unselfish service and may God bless and protect your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. You will never be forgotten.

Sergeant Kristine Schmittgens
St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department

September 17, 2015

Deputy Hawkins thank you for your service. Our prayers are sent to your family.

Sgt. Sheila Peters
Alger County Sheriff Department

September 17, 2015

Thanks for your service to your community Deputy Hawkins and may GOD be with your family and strengthen and comfort them at your loss.

Retired Sergeant Charles Carty
Benton Arkansas Police Dept.

September 17, 2015

Rest in peace, Brother. Godspeed!

Deputy Sheriff (Retired) Louis Roqueta
Hernando County Sheriff's Office

September 17, 2015

R I P Brother

Herbie Buck, Ret. Officer

September 16, 2015

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