Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Special Agent Joseph G. Lemm

United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, U.S. Government

End of Watch Monday, December 21, 2015

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Reflections for Special Agent Joseph G. Lemm

Rest in peace Special Agent Lemm.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 28, 2020

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

It's hard to believe that you have been gone for over 2 years now. There is not a day that goes by that I don't think about you. You are my best friend and my Hero. My god keep blessing you and your family. Your always in my heart brother.

P.O. Rich Dube' (Retired)
Best Friend & Brother in Blue

February 13, 2018

48pct...You are loved, you are missed, you are remembered. We salute You. R.I.P. Joe Lemm, Superman.

Police Officer Enid Valentin
New York City Police Department

December 21, 2016

From the 48pct in the bronx. You are loved, you are missed, you are remembered. We salute You. R.I.P. Joe AKA Superman.

Police Officer Enid Valentin
New York City Police Department

December 21, 2016

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Joseph
was killed.

To the Lemm family, fellow officers, and all who call Joseph beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Special Agent Lemm gave to the citizens of our country and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on December 21, 2015.

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

June 20, 2016

A true American hero "Here's to those & those like us"- Joe Lemm never forgotten rest easy superman.

Family friend Valerie Doerr

May 15, 2016

God bless you my brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. May His healing hand touch your family, friends, and fellow agents. Rest easy my brother, we'll take the watch from here.

Trooper Steve Olson
Michigan State Police

April 3, 2016

God bless you brother. Your service is always remembered.

SSG Ray Foppiano
U.S. Army

February 10, 2016

Matthew 5:9

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God.

Thank you Sir, for your service

Sgt. Dan Holliday
Bellefonte Police Dept

February 8, 2016

Rest in peace, brother in blue. May the needs of your loved ones be ever met, and may the Lord give them a peace that surpasses all understanding. We have the watch...

Sergeant Ivan Martinez
Baytown Police Department (TX)

February 6, 2016

RIP brothers and sister. Your sacrifice was far too great. Thank you for your dedication and service. No greater love...

Investigator, Quinten Warren
Alaska, Special Prosecutions, MFCU

February 4, 2016

As a former Air Force Security Policeman my heart and prayers go out to to the families of the members of the OSI, and my brothers of the Air Force Security Force.

Officer Rick Layman
Illinois Central College Campus Police

January 30, 2016

You will always be remembered as a hero who made the supreme sacrifice so that so many can be safe and live free. My heartfelt gratitude goes with you. RIP

Civilian Sue Pettit

January 21, 2016

Thank you for your service. Here's to you and those like you. Damn few left.

SA D. Scott

January 20, 2016

Rest in peace brother. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten.....

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

January 19, 2016

RIP Special Agent Lemm. Thank you for your service & dedication to LE and to our nation in the Military. May God be with your Family and all LE. to

Former Trooper Ken R. Bays
Virginia State Police

January 19, 2016

Rest easy brother.

Michigan State Police

January 15, 2016

My prayers to the family of Joseph Lemm. He is an American hero and now a guardian angel for a child somewhere in the world.

Lt. Tom Wetzel
suburban police lieutenant

January 15, 2016

The 37th Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy sends out 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 and the Cadets of Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy 37, Durham County Sheriff's Office, Durham, NC

David Bermel

January 15, 2016


Earnest Hawkins Jr.
Prince Georges County Police (ret) MD.

January 14, 2016

"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."
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Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police Department

January 12, 2016

When asked to protect the country you did not hesitate. You did not earn Special Agent status because of your death, you earned it because of your life. I salute you brother. RIP, we will take it from here.

Special Agent, Van Mance

January 8, 2016

Thank you for your service. Rest in peace brother.

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

January 8, 2016

God Bless and Godspeed.

Lisa Burton

January 7, 2016

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