Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Eric James Oliver

Nassau County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, November 22, 2016

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Eric James Oliver

My deepest condolences to Ms. Oliver and your beautiful daughter, but try and feel God's peace in your heart because God has taken Eric James Oliver to Heaven where he will rest in everlasting peace.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police

November 30, 2016

Rest easy, Deputy. We have the watch from here.

Explorer Charley Riddle
U.S. Customs & Border Protection - Tampa, Fla

November 29, 2016

With saddened hearts. Deputy Eric James Oliver. Has gone
10-42........ Thank you for your services you will b missed but not forgotten.

James Hallgrimson Blue Steel Security Officer

November 29, 2016

The Albany Police Academy sends its deepest condolences to the Oliver family and the Nassau County Sheriff's Office. Rest in Peace Deputy Eric James Oliver.

Albany Police Academy Session 1
Albany Police Department

November 29, 2016

Rest in peace, my brother....

Investigator Andrea McLellan
Riverside County Sheriff's Department

November 28, 2016

Praying for the family, friends and department of Deputy Oliver. I am so very sorry for the loss of your hero.

Thank you for your dedicated service and RIP. You will live on in the hearts and minds of all who love you.

God Bless

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

November 28, 2016

Rest in peace Brother.

Lt. Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

November 28, 2016

Rest in peace brother, your sacrifice will never be forgotten.......

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

November 28, 2016

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

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

November 28, 2016

Rest in peace brother. Thoughts are with your family both blue and blood during this difficult time. Thank you Deputy Oliver for your 7 years of service and also your service in the US Navy.

Detective Sergeant David Post
Reno County Sheriff's Office Hutchinson, Kansas

November 28, 2016

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

Detective Monica Veney
Baltimore City Police Department

November 26, 2016

I don't have the words to express the pain that our entire community feels over losing such a warrior, and man. You have left a legacy of everything that is good about service to others, and you have touched countless lives in your daily performance of your duties. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family for strength, and the peace that only God can offer them. We, the members of the Nassau County Sheriff's Office, are all better people just from having the privilege of serving with you. Rest easy my friend, and know that we will forever carry your memory in our hearts.

SRO Deputy Sheriff Doc McDonald
Nassau County Sheriff's Office (Florida)

November 26, 2016

Deputy Oliver, rest easy. We got it from here.

Supervisoryou Inspector
U.S. Marshals Service

November 25, 2016

Deputy Oliver, thank you for your service to this nation and to the people of Nassau County, Florida. You are truly a hero and that animal WILL be caught.

All who know and love you best are in our hearts and prayers.

God Bless and may you forever Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

November 25, 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 Wyoming Police Department

November 25, 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

November 24, 2016

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Jamie Davis
Pittsylvania County sheriff's office

November 24, 2016

Rest in peace you will never be forgotten.


November 24, 2016

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. As you join our brothers and sisters in the hall of heroes, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Vires et Honorem

PTLM Frank Kapusta
Mohawk PD

November 24, 2016

From our time coming up through the Corrections Division, to our time in crossover school together, and coming out into Patrol Division, we will all miss you brother. You don't have to worry about a thing, we got it all from here! Rest easy my friend and until we meet again. It will be a honor to be part of the Honor Guard detail to preside over your funeral. We miss you bro!

Deputy Joshua Courchene #953
Nassau County Sheriff's Office Patrol Division Alpha Team

November 24, 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

Retired Sheriff, Jim Weaver
Jerome County, Idaho Sheriffs Office

November 24, 2016

God bless you brother. I will be praying for you....

Deputy Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

November 24, 2016



Retired TFC Theresa Medcalf
Ga.State Patrol

November 24, 2016

Thank you for having served and protected for 7 short years; a lifetime for you, a drop in time for those who knew you and will miss you. Prayers will be with your family; you have brothers and sisters waiting to walk the streets of gold with you. Rest in peace.

(Chaplain) Debra-Diane McDonnell
DITR Ministries

November 24, 2016

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. - Matthew 5:9

Major Jerry Syrek

November 24, 2016

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