Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Scot Fitzgerald

South Jacksonville Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, March 4, 2016

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Reflections for Police Officer Scot Fitzgerald

Rest in peace Brother.

Lt. A. Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

March 7, 2016

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

Sgt. A. OROZCO
ADOT/ECD

March 7, 2016

On behalf of the Oak Brook Police Department, our sincere condolences to the Fitzgerald Family and the South Jacksonville Police Department.

Chief James Kruger
Oak Brook Police Department

March 7, 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."
Author Unknown

Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police Department

March 7, 2016

Prayers and condolences to the family and department.

Sgt retired Don Barber
Bradley pd

March 7, 2016

Rest in peace Officer Scot Fitzgerald.

Condolences to family & friends.

Sgt. Randy Keenan (Ret)
City of Alameda, CA Police Dept.

March 7, 2016

Prayers to the Fitzgerald family. Rest in peace Officer Fitzgerald.

Lt. Russ Bach
Countryside Fire Protection District

March 7, 2016

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

Trooper Steve Olson
Michigan State Police

March 7, 2016

Thank you for your service. Praying for your Family & Dept.

Detective Monica Veney
Baltimore City Police Department

March 7, 2016

Rest in eternal peace, brother, for we have the watch now. Your family and your brothers and sisters in uniform, our brothers and sisters, too, are in our thoughts and prayers. May they find comfort in remembrances of your dedication and service.

Deputy Warden Patricia Powers
Philadelphia Prison System

March 7, 2016

Rest in peace brother. Thoughts are with your family both blue and blood during this difficult time. Thank you Officer Fitzgerald for your 17 months of service and dedication to your community.

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

March 7, 2016

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

Officer Jim Weaver (#11452) Los Angeles
Retired Jerome County, Idaho Sheriff

March 7, 2016

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Fitzgerald. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at South Jacksonville Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

March 7, 2016

My sincere thoughts and prayers are with Officer Fitzgerald's family, friends and department. I am so very sorry of the loss of your HERO.
May God Bless you all and give you comfort and peace during this difficult time.

Gina Miller, Washington State Patrol
Surviving Fiance WSP Trooper Tony V. Radulescu EOW 2-23-2012

March 7, 2016

My condolences to Officer Fitzgerald's family and friends as well as his brothers and sisters with the South Jacksonville Police Department. RIP brother.

Chief Deputy Steve Bennett
Iowa County Sheriff's Office

March 7, 2016

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli
NYPD-108pct

March 7, 2016

Rest in Peace Police Officer Scot Fitzgerald. Thank you for your service to this country and your community. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and your department at this time.

Chief Reuben C. Black
Barnwell Police Dept., Barnwell, SC

March 7, 2016

Rest in peace Officer Fitzgerald. I ask Our Heavenly Father to comfort and watch over your family, friends and the South Jacksonville Police Department. Thank you for your service. God's speed brother.

Chief Jack Cavanaugh
Lee County Port Authority Police Department

March 7, 2016

Officer Fitzgerald, may you rest in peace our brother. You will never be forgotten.

Sgt Richard Eckert
Town of Chester PD

March 7, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

ASAC, Thomas H. Kelly Jr.
Federal Air Marshal Service

March 7, 2016

To the Family of Police Officer Scot Fitzgerald

I am sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in God's promise found at John 5:28,29 where he said that there would be a resurrection.

Our deepest condolences to you.

Cpl. William Stanback (Retired)
Pennsylvania State Police

March 7, 2016

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne/Retired
Jersey City PD

March 7, 2016

Rest in Peace My Brother in Blue.

"Blessed are the Peacemakers for they shall be Called Sons of God."
Matthew 5:9

FTO D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

March 7, 2016

God bless you for your service to our nation. My prayers be with you family.

John Haseltine - Civilian

March 7, 2016

RIP brother we have it from here.

Sgt. Randy Craft
Shannon PD (IL)

March 7, 2016

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