Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Timothy Kevin Smith

Eastman Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, August 13, 2016

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Reflections for Police Officer Timothy Kevin Smith

Rest in peace Brother.

Lt. Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

August 15, 2016

Rest in peace brother, you will not be forgotten by the THIN BLUE LINE. Prayers go out to the Eastman PD & family.

Retired Ormond Bch PD

August 15, 2016

RIP Brother

Deputy Zak Rodgers
Boone County Sheriffs Dept

August 15, 2016

Rest in Peace. My condolences to your family, friends and loved ones.

ECO Keith R. Levanway
NY Department of Environmental COnservation Div. of Law Enforcement

August 15, 2016

Rest in Peace My Brother in Blue. Evil will never prosper as long as Brave Men such as yourself stand for good.

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

A/ Detective D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

August 15, 2016

A Prayer for Police Officer Tim Smith:

Lord God, you are always faithful and quick to show mercy. Our Brother-in-Blue, Police Officer Tim Smith of the Eastman, Georgia Police Department, was taken from us suddenly and violently in the Line-of-Duty. Come swiftly to his aid, have mercy on him, and comfort his family, friends, and colleagues by the power and protection of the Cross. Heavenly Father, as we mourn the death of our Brother-in-Blue, Police Officer Tim Smith, show us the immense power of your goodness and strengthen our belief that he has entered into Your presence. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

"For the policeman does not frighten people who are doing right; but those doing evil will always fear him. So if you don't want to be afraid, keep the laws and you will get along well. The policeman is sent by God to help you. But if you are doing something wrong, of course you should be afraid, for he will have you punished. He is sent by God for that very purpose. Obey the laws, then, for two reasons: first, to keep from being punished, and second, just because you know you should." [Romans 13:3-5 TLB]

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God.” [Matthew 5:9 ESV]

“Greater love has no one than this that someone lay down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13 ESV]

Pastor/Chaplain Steven R. Closs, BSBS, LOICM, LOICC, MNACM
Merrimack Police Department
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
Chartered by the National Association of Christian Ministers
Merrimack, NH 03054
“An Intercessory Prayer Ministry for Law Enforcement”

Captain Steven R. Closs (Retired)
Nashua NH Police Department

August 15, 2016

Rest in Peace Officer Smith. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Smith Family and the Eastman Police Department.

Corporal Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office Wayne, NJ

August 15, 2016

Officer Smith,
May you rest in Heavenly Peace. May your family be forever watched over and blessed. May your friends and colleagues find comfort. Please watch over us from on high.
We will see you again dear Sir.
Thank you for your service. I will never forget your sacrifice or the sacrifice of your family.
Greater Love Hath No Man....
Prayers for all involved.

Surviving Daughter of Special Agent J. Robert Porter
Federal Bureau of Investigation
E.O.W. 8/9/79

August 14, 2016

I am sorry for your loss to the family, fellow officers, and friends. I will keep you all in my prayers. RIP.

Frank J. Corasaniti II
Retired Baltimore City Fire Lieut.

August 14, 2016

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

August 14, 2016

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God"
Matthew 5:9

Police Officer Christopher McManus #
Fairmont P.D. (Patrol Division)

August 14, 2016

We will remember Tim Smith every time we see this memorial; he will never be forgotten. There are NO memorial sites for criminals, only for those who keep the evil dogs of our nation away from the door. We owe Officer Smith's family a debt that cannot be repaid. May his wife and children remember him as the Man who Stood Tall in the Thin Blue Line.

Stan Jefferson

August 14, 2016

"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 © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

August 14, 2016

Rest in Peace...

Syracuse Police Dept, NY

August 14, 2016


Detective Sergeant Doug Teachworth (Lynn
Lynnwood WA PD

August 14, 2016

God, please be with his Family and his Department. Help them, not just today but always to get through this terrible loss. Help them to stay safe, and well.

Det.Lt. (Ret) James R. Pierce
Winchester, Ma. PD

August 14, 2016

R I P Officer Tim Smith.

Sincere condolences to family, friends, and the 'Thin Blue Line'.

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

August 14, 2016

Rest in peace Brother. Prayers for family, friends and coworkers.

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

August 14, 2016

There once stood a line of Blue and Brown. They patrol the roads of counties and towns.
They wear a badge that stands for what is right. They face what everyone fears day or night.
They never get rich and are seldom praised. They are yelled at, cursed , and generally hazed.
So one might ask, why they put up with such strife?. And on occasion lay down their only life.
So for those who stand and answer the call. Please remember those who protect and my give all.
It doesn't matter if they wear Brown or Blue. What matters is that they hold the line for me and you.

R.I.P. Brother.

Lt. Randy Stephens
Colquitt Co. S.O.

August 14, 2016

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

James P. Waggle

August 14, 2016

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray:

“Lord, Be with all law enforcement officers. Keep them safe and free from harm. They are Your soldiers on the front line of the battle against evil. If one should fall this day - wrap their family in your loving arms. Surround them with Your angels, loving family, friends, neighbors and caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name and for Your Glory, Amen.”

Feel His presence as God answers the prayers of many who have fallen to their knees on your behalf. Since the day of my son's death, I have carried every law enforcement officer and their family in my heart.

I have lifted you and your family to God every morning for over five years. Feel those prayers. God is with you; He knows and will ease your pain.

Our faith helps us to see beyond the grave.

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011

August 14, 2016

RIP! Thank you for your service!

Agent Cedric Thomas
Louisiana State Probation and Parole

August 14, 2016

thank you for your service.

Dominick Murry

August 14, 2016

Prayers for Officer Smith's family. I am so very sorry for your loss! Another Hero ! Rest in Peace.

Lafayette County AR. Sheriff's Office

August 14, 2016

RIP Officer Smith. My thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and your department. Godspeed.

Senior Deputy Dave Zajac
Walton County Sheriff's Office (GA)

August 14, 2016

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