Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Eric Wayne Mumaw

Metro Nashville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Thursday, February 2, 2017

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Reflections for Police Officer Eric Wayne Mumaw

We lost another great officer this morning. I know you will welcome your fellow brother in blue with open arms. Just like you he was a hero. Just yesterday he saved a person in a overturned van and today his life is tragically taken. Ofc. Anderson is on his way with his wings. Miss you Eric. Continue to watch over the city you loved to much.

Hannah Penn
Friend of Eric W. Mumaw EOW 02/02/17

July 4, 2019

I think of him often, though I did not know him. I received that call before learning it was not in our jurisdiction. Upon learning what had occurred, I was heartbroken. I am sure he was not only a fine officer, but a fine man as well. He gave his all to the profession he chose to follow. Greater love hath no man than to lay down his life for his friends John 15:13-17. May he rest in peace.

Deputy Sharon Wrye
Wilson County Sheriff's Dept.
Lebanon, TN. 37087

February 2, 2019

A true peace officer, public servant, and guardian. Rest in peace and honor, Officer Mumaw.

W.S. Baxter
U.S. Army veteran
Son of retired police officer

January 17, 2019

Your clipboard with your last activity sheet is still in your chair in Madison roll call. You had one line filled in on it... your flashlight sits there too. I think about you filling out that activity sheet not realizing you’d never finish it. Any shift could be our last and I see that reminder still in your seat every time I walk into roll call...

POII- Madison C Patrol

January 14, 2019

I am a day late but Merry Christmas in Heaven my friend. Miss ya down here.

Hannah Penn
Friend of Ofc. Eric W. Mumaw EOW 02/02/2017

December 26, 2018

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Eric was killed trying to save the life of another..

To the Mumaw family, fellow officers, and all who call Eric 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. I hope that your family knows that a nation mourned for you.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Office Mumaw gave to his community and the citizens of Tennessee , and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on February 2, 2017.

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

September 19, 2018

I pray that everyone will find comfort in Revelation 21:4, where it says "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away." Until we can see all of our loved ones again in Paradise, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 21, 2018

Stopping by to say hello, I know it has been a while but I have not forgotten you. Miss ya Big Guy

Hannah Penn
Friend of Ofc. Eric W. Mumaw EOW 02/02/2017

July 26, 2018

I see some one misses you lots I know the pain I lost some one in a auto crash in 1995.The pain has never went away. I did not know you but I DONT HAVE TO KNOE OFFICERS. I CRY WHEN ONE GOES. I don't think the ole gal got what you should have and I can not say, Fly HIGH YOU ARE A HERO AND A ANGEL.

Anna J acobs

June 17, 2018

Well justice has been served today. Juli Glisson plead guilty to Vehicular Homicide by intoxication for your death. She was sentenced to 12 years at 30%. Not enough time to me and Not fair to your family and friends who lost you. Miss you big guy

Hannah Penn
Friend of Ofc. Eric W. Mumaw EOW 02/02/2017

June 12, 2018

Miss you big guy. Today you will be honored in Washington DC, i know you will be there.

Hannah Penn
Friend of Ofc. Eric W. Mumaw EOW 02/02/2017

May 11, 2018

Just stopping by to say hello, its been a while. Miss ya bud

Hannah Penn
Friend of Ofc. Eric W. Mumaw EOW 02/02/2017

April 5, 2018

I went down to Peeler Park yesterday, there was a beautiful bouquet of flowers left for you and a card from a fellow officer. I know it’s hard for a lot of people to go down there because it’s the place where you lost your life. But I love that we can go down there and leave flowers at the cross I made for you. Your missed daily. Madison is not the same without you that’s for sure. Sending hugs to Heaven my friend.

Hannah Penn
Friend of Ofc. Eric Mumaw EOW 2/2/17

February 3, 2018

Today makes 1 year since we lost you. You are missed everyday.
Rest in Heaven my Friend.

Hannah Penn
Friend of Ofc. Eric Mumaw EOW 2/2/17

February 2, 2018

5 miles in your honor Sir. You are not forgotten.

Detective Michele Nelson
Riverside County Sheriff's Department

February 2, 2018

Today is one year since your tragic passing. I know the world was a better place with you in it. And I'm sure today will be a very difficult day, as every day is, for those who loved you and called you family, friend, and co-worker. Your sacrifice is not forgotten. I know you're watching those you left behind and keeping them safe. Thank you for your service.

Former sergeant C. Self
Tx Dept of Criminal Justice

February 2, 2018

Happy New Year in Heaven My friend.

Hanna Penn
Freeing of Ofc. Eric Mumaw EOW 2/2/17

January 1, 2018

Merry Christmas in Heaven Eric! Still missed everyday

Hannah Penn
Friend of Officer Eric Mumaw EOW February 2, 2017

December 24, 2017

Well yesterday made 8 months, we are almost at the 1 year mark of loosing you, still feels like yesterday. If only we could turn back time. Would you still be here? I know that you would do it again if you were ever in that situation, your just that type of guy. Miss you bud.

Hannah Penn
Friend of Ofc. Eric Mumaw EOW 2/2/17

November 3, 2017

Just stopping in to say hello. Its hard to believe that in 4 short months it will be a year that we all lost such an amazing person. Eric you are thought of everyday. The streets of Madison are definitely not the same without you. So much had happened in the last 8 months. Miss you my friend

Hannah Penn
Friend of Ofc. Eric Mumaw EOW 2/2/17

October 13, 2017

I missed posting on the 2nd with everything that is going on in the world. 8 months already. Your missed everyday.

Hannah Penn
Friend of Ofc. Eric Mumaw EOW 2/2/17

October 4, 2017

Whatever our duty, or wherever we serve, we are all brothers and sisters in this most honorable calling. We have lost yet another brother who we must never forget. You are a true hero Officer Mumaw.

My deepest sympathy to both his family and his law enforcement family. My thoughts and prayers are with them. May he rest in eternal peace.

Sgt. Tom Waller, Retired
Cincinnati P.D., Ret.

October 2, 2017

Well tomorrow makes 7 months, 7 months already. You are missed so much.

Hannah Penn
Friend of Ofc. Eric Mumaw EOW 2/2/17

September 1, 2017

It still shocks me that you are no longer with us. I mean i wouldn't want it to be anyone at all. But never in a million years did it cross my mind it was you. From the moment i woke up with you passing my house so early that fateful morning to all the police and emergency vehicles heading down to Peeler Park, to seeing the news that an officer was missing. Not once did it cross my mind it could have been you. Then to learn it was, i went in to shock. Then it came to me that if it was anyone it would be you, only because you did your job to the fullest. That was the man that you were.
You had a passion for what you did, from the many nights when we had to call you to S&S to come rescue us from some drunk person, to rescuing us from an abusive spouse, you never judged. We miss you Eric Mumaw

Hannah Penn
Friend of Ofc. Eric Mumaw EOW 2/2/17

August 8, 2017

Its been 6 months today since Madison/Nashville lost a hero. You were truly one of a kind. When i got up this morning i was reflecting back on your memorial service, what an emotional and amazing tribute. You truly were our hero. Officers from all over the country were there to show support. You are missed more than you know. Soon Juli's trial will be starting, BO to the grand jury for Agg. Vehicular Homicide. I know you were just doing your job but you would still be here if it weren't for her stupidity. Miss you Eric Mumaw

Hannah Penn
Friend of Ofc. Eric Mumaw EOW 2/2/17

August 2, 2017

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