Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Corporal William Matthew Solomon

Georgia Ports Authority Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, November 19, 2015

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Reflections for Corporal William Matthew Solomon

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends. Thank you for your unselfish service.

James P Waggle, Jr.
Civilian

November 23, 2015

Rest in Peace, Corporal Solomon. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement Officers

November 23, 2015

God Bless and Godspeed.

Lisa B.
GEORGIA CIVILIAN SUPPORTER

November 23, 2015

RIP brother in blue. Thanks for you service and dedication to our profession. Condolences to your family and department.

Officer R. Mueller (Retired)
Norfolk Airport PD, Norfolk, VA

November 23, 2015

The 37th Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy sends our deepest and most heartfelt condolences to the Family, Friends, and Co-workers of Our Fellow Officers.
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, Lt Eric Carpenter & the Cadets of Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy 37 Durham County Sheriff's Office Durham, NC

Lt Eric Carpenter & the Cadets of BLET37
Durham County Sheriff's Office

November 23, 2015

Rest in peace brother.

Officer Kyle Groose
Laramie PD, WY

November 23, 2015

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

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

November 23, 2015

My prayers and respect Sir.

K-9 Trooper D Osborne
Tennessee Highway Patrol

November 22, 2015

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, REST IN PEACE.

N.J. TROOPER
NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

November 22, 2015

Rest in peace Corporal Solomon, my sincere condolences to your family and to your departments. God speed and fair winds and following seas.

OFC TERRY F. ZECH (RET)
VETERAN AFFAIRS POLICE DEPT, DETROIT MICHIGAN

November 22, 2015

RIP...may peace be with your family and your family in blue...in Memory of Suzanne Kays...Dallas Sheriff's Department

Civilian Mary Lawson

November 22, 2015

William was our oldest and beloved son. We rest knowing that he is with our Father in Heaven. We couldn't have asked for a more loving and kind son. He loved his parents, brothers and family members with his whole heart and being. We also know that he was a good officer always treating people with love and dignity. His death has left a whole in our hearts but happiness, joy and love in there as well. we will truly miss him.

John and Karen Solomon
father and mother

November 22, 2015

Thank you for your brave service. Rest in Peace.

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

November 21, 2015

My deepest condolences to the family of Cpl. Solomon. John 5:28,29 states "the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". May God's promise bring you comfort during this difficult time.

L. Toatley
Orlando Police Dispatcher

November 21, 2015

I am so sorry to hear of William's passing ...
So tragic ... it's hard not to be angry .
Tears , Hugs, & Prayers are sent to William's Family, Friends, Department, Community & Country ... May the God of Peace be near you.
Thank you William for your Unselfish Service ...
RIP William, Son of Valor, with Honor .
Gone from Our Arms ... Forever in Our Hearts ...

Karen Morgan, PSY & LE , Grad
Eagles Wing Baptist Church, Sisseton,SD

November 21, 2015

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO! May God
Give the family and friends the strength and faith to deal with this tragic loss. Words can not express my sorrow!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright BMI © 1993 - All Rights Reserved

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

November 20, 2015

Rest in peace Corporal Solomon

Officer Joseph Bresette
Galesville Police Department (WI)

November 20, 2015

I'm sorry, Will. You were a decent guy, and I always enjoyed working and talking with you.

Ofc. John Young
GA Ports PD

November 20, 2015

Once again a small part of every Peace Officer has been ripped out. Thank you for all your service to your country. Mt deepest condolancesto your family at home and your extended law enforcement family. Rest well Corporal others will carry the load.

Captain Rod Hutcheson
Ontario Ministry of community Safety and Correctional Services

November 20, 2015

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

Lt. Joseph Ward, Ret
Jackson, NJ PD

November 20, 2015

Rest in Peace My Brother in Blue.

FTO D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

November 20, 2015

Avenue of the Fallen

Standing at attention in their class “A“uniforms, badges gleaming and shoes like glass, are your brothers and sisters of Law Enforcement. All of whom have previously paid the ultimate price.
Today, like many others, they welcome you to this wonderful place.
As you march down the Avenue of the Fallen, all eyes focus on you as if to say “it’s OK, you’re with your eternal partners.”
A salute is followed and a tear can be seen on so many faces.
Welcome, you served well.
Now come join us in the ranks, another is coming home.
Officer Jim Weaver (#11452), Los Angeles Police Department retired
12-25-2010

Sheriff Jim Weaver Retired
Jerome County Idaho, Sheriffs Office

November 20, 2015

Thank you for your service. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family, and your law enforcement family. You will not be forgotten. You will always be honored.... Rest easy...
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"We Ride For Those Who Died"
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www.facebook.com/PUTCSPD Team CSPD
Coral Springs Police Department, FL

November 20, 2015

May God hold you and your family in his loving arms and comfort your wife and children. Thank you for your service. May God Bless.

Tanya J. Berry
mother of deputy sheriff

November 20, 2015

Avenue of the Fallen

Standing at attention in their class “A“uniforms, badges gleaming and shoes like glass, are your brothers and sisters of Law Enforcement. All of whom have previously paid the ultimate price.
Today, like many others, they welcome you to this wonderful place.
As you march down the Avenue of the Fallen, all eyes focus on you as if to say “it’s OK, you’re with your eternal partners.”
A salute is followed and a tear can be seen on so many faces.
Welcome, you served well.
Now come join us in the ranks, another is coming home.
Officer Jim Weaver (#11452), Los Angeles Police Department retired
12-25-2010

Sheriff Jim Weaver Retired
Jerome County Idaho, Sheriffs Office

November 20, 2015

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