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Detective Jerry Ronald Walker

Little Elm Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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Reflections for Detective Jerry Ronald Walker

Dear Jerry:

Some 240 years ago, a group of men set forth a way of life, unheard of before. A life where every citizen is guaranteed to live their life as they choose. A life where the citizens can live free, live without fear, enjoy the blessings of the Almighty and live in peace and comfort in their homes. This way of life has been threatened many times in that 240 years, both at home and abroad. The foreign threats were met with and eliminated by our beloved military, at a great price.

But the threat at home NEVER ends, and there needed to be a group, a very special group of people who would stand up for those who cannot protect themselves, to enhance the quality of life given to the citizens all those years ago. A special group of people who put others first and risk everything so those citizens may never know fear, horror or evil. And so this special group of people became known as American Lawmen. A very special and rare breed of people who take a solemn oath to Protect and Serve. Not a cliché, but an oath, an oath that they live by every day. An oath that has subjected them to ridicule, violence, shunned, and mistrusted. And yet, that special group of people, the American Lawmen, are out on the streets making certain that even the lawmen haters are safe.

They wear a badge of honor, and carry the burden of knowing every time they leave their families to do their job, may be the last time they see their families. They earn a pay that borders on insulting for the risks and tasks they perform every day. Most folks have a home that is covered in ivy or pretty flowers. Most of these lawmen have a house covered in mortgages and debt. But they still remain committed to their solemn oath, for it’s not money that motivates them. No, its’s the knowledge that today, somewhere, one of these lawmen located a missing child, gave CPR to a dying man or woman, helped an elderly person feel security and closeness, removed a violent criminal from the midst of the citizens they swore to protect. And, all too often, bury one of their own who made the supreme sacrifice attempting to guarantee those citizens their right to live free, free from fear and evil.

And there is their families. A child who wakes up one morning and asks his distraught and grief stricken mother, “Mommy, when is Daddy coming home?” And as the widow chokes back her tears, tells her child that, “God needed more police to help patrol the streets of heaven, so He asked Daddy to come help”. And the child sleeps with Dad’s pillow because it still has the smell of his cologne. The same families that will forever look at an empty chair at the dinner table.

Jerry, I am proud to be in the same fraternity as you, and every American Lawmen, active, retired and deceased. Those who are not privileged to wear the Badge of Honor cannot truly understand the depth of our love for them and each other. Thank you for your service, your sacrifice and dedication to our profession. And thank you to your family for the sacrifice they now are burdened with. And a special thanks to your Mom who gave 9 months of hell to have you, a lifetime to teach you to care for others before yourself. “Above all else, honor”. May you rest in peace my brother knowing we have the watch, and the “Thin Blue” has held, and always will.

Sgt. Ron Tomassi, (Retired)
Lake Mary, (Fl) Police

January 19, 2017

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

January 19, 2017


My heart is filled with great sadness at learning of the lost of your loved one and fellow Officer.
We in the law enforcement community are a family, although our uniforms may be a different style and vary in color, a badge, shield or star may be pinned upon our chest. Our areas of enforcement may vary but our goals are the same, to Serve and Protect our communities.
We consist of many different agencies from across the nation, for we are: Municipal Police Officers, Sheriff's Deputies, State Police Investigators, State Highway Patrol Troopers, Conservation Police Officers, College Campus Police Officers, Correctional Officers and Federal Agents just to name a few.
We patrol small towns, large cities, college campuses, county roads, state highways, state prisons, county jails, state parks and the United States Borders.
Whether active duty or retired, we are one family, a Law Enforcement Family, the thin blue line of protectors, brothers and sisters bonded together by HONOR, SERVICE and PRIDE.
Daily we honor our fallen brothers and sisters never forgetting their sacrifice and the sacrifices of their families.
Daily our position is clear that we will Serve and Protect our communities without faltering and with no hesitation.
Daily we show pride in our chosen profession LAW ENFORCEMENT, for we willingly walk the line of good over evil facing the unknown with courage keeping our trust and our faith in GOD.
We know that evil roam these streets and at any moment in the course of performing our duties the ultimate sacrifice might be required of us in the service to our community, for Law Enforcement is not a job but a calling and only a few will make the decision to commit to that calling to serve for some will give all that they have.
ALL LIVES MATTER - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS SHOULD BE RESPECTED - If we don't respond to that call for help, or investigate that suspicious subject(s), or stop for that stranded motorist, or rush to that call of shots fired then who will?
You did not die in vain.
You sacrificed your life in the service to the citizens of Little Elm in the State of Texas with HONOR, PRIDE and DISTINCTION.
I'm proud to have worn the uniform of a law enforcement officer like you did.
I'm proud to have pinned the badge upon my chest like you did.
I'm proud to have Served and Protected my community as you did.
I'm proud to call you my BROTHER!
I commend you my fallen brother for making the ultimate sacrifice in the performance of your duty.
For you left us doing what you chose to do.
Performing a job you were trained to do.
Upholding the oath you swore to do.
Most importantly doing what you loved to do..........Serving and Protecting your community with Honor and Pride making a better and safer place for us all.
Detective Walker status........Detective Walker status......... Detective Walker status..........Attention All Units.............. Little Elm Police Department, Detective Jerry Walker having served the citizens of Little Elm in the State of Texas with HONOR, PRIDE and DISTINCTION is now 10-42.
Rest in Peace my fallen Brother, YOU WILL NEVER BE FOGOTTEN!!!

Senior Master Investigator Cardell L. Dobbins #188 (Ret.)
Illinois Secretary of State Department of Police District 01, Region 01

January 19, 2017

Thank you Sir for your service to your country and your community. Rest In Peace Brother.

Deputy Albert Martinez III #2755
Bexar County Sheriff's Office
San Antonio, Texas
Nemo Me Impune Lacessit

January 19, 2017

God bless Detective Walker's family, friends and coworkers and give them strength and peace to get through their grief and pain. Thank you for your service brother.

Sergeant Clark O. Parry
Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office, New York

January 19, 2017

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Jamie Davis
Pittsylvania County sheriff's office

January 19, 2017

Sometimes, there are no adequate words except we are deeply grieved by your loss. Know that our thoughts, prayers, and hearts go out to your family and friends. May God comfort and strengthen them all!

Darlene Newton
Friend of the Story County Sheriff's Office

January 19, 2017

may HIS light shine perpetual upon his face

Chief Jim Allen (Retired)
Mobile County Child Support Enforcement
Mobile County, Alabama

January 19, 2017

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

January 19, 2017

My heart breaks at the loss of another good man who was serving and protecting his community. May God Bless and comfort your wife and children in their time of grief.
R.I.P Sir!

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP, Trafic & Escort Unit

January 19, 2017

May God Bless and watch over the family, friends and department. R.I.P. my brother.

Rick, Retired Texas LEO

January 19, 2017

God bless you Detective Jerry Walker for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family and to your brothers and sisters of the Little Elm Police Department. Rest In Peace Brother, we have the watch now.

Officer Jim Drabos
San Gabriel (CA) Police Department

January 19, 2017

Rest well hero

Honor Guard School

January 19, 2017

May you rest with ease. Thank you for everything Detective.

Agent Brian .
Federal Bureau of Investigation

January 19, 2017

Det Walker, Thank you for your service to both the U S Army and the Little Elm Police Dept. May you rest in piece.


January 19, 2017

Rest in Peace Det. Walker for you have done your time on Earth. May you be received in the kingdom of Heaven to watch over your loving family and your colleagues, and that they have strength in their bereavement during this terrible time. You are a hero and heros are never forgotten.

N.Y.P.D. Lt. Ray Flores (Ret.)

January 19, 2017

Thank the Lord for heroes like this man...

Commissioner David W. Purkey
Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security

January 18, 2017

May the family's fond memories help them through this difficult time.

Terry L. Vice
Patrol Officer (1979-1984)
Greeley PD

January 18, 2017

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

James P. Waggle

January 18, 2017

God bless you, sir, for your Service! My God watch over your family & fellow officers!


January 18, 2017


Det. Randy Evans
Kansas City Missouri Police Department
Son of Patrolman Robert Wayne Evans
E.O.W 10/14/1971

January 18, 2017

Rest In Peace. We will take it from here

Observer Dylan Casmer

January 18, 2017

Rest in peace Detective. Thank you for your service.

Ranger John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Ranger

January 18, 2017

A Prayer for Detective Jerry Walker:

Lord God, you are always faithful and quick to show mercy. Our Brother-in-Blue, Detective Jerry Walker, of the Little Elm, Texas Police Department, was taken from us 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, Detective Jerry Walker, 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.

“God blesses those who are poor and realize their need for him, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs. God blesses those who mourn, for they will be comforted. God blesses those who are humble, for they will inherit the whole earth. God blesses those who hunger and thirst for justice, for they will be satisfied. God blesses those who are merciful, for they will be shown mercy. God blesses those whose hearts are pure, for they will see God. God blesses those who work for peace, for they will be called the children of God. God blesses those who are persecuted for doing right, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs." [Matthew 5:3-10 NLT]

"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]

"There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends." [John 15:13 NLT]

"Well done, my good and faithful servant." [Matthew: 25:21 NLT]

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

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

January 18, 2017

Det Walker, may you rest in peace our brother. You will never be forgotten.

Sgt Richard Eckert
Town of Chester Police Dept

January 18, 2017

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