Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Joel R. Davis

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Sunday, July 9, 2017

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Reflections for Trooper Joel R. Davis

Rest in peace.


July 10, 2023

Today we remember Trooper Joel Davis for his community service, and for his devotion to Law Enforcement. Trooper Joel Davis will always be remembered. RIP sir.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas WebbNew York State Police - Troop

July 9, 2023

It’s been almost 6 years Joel,and not a day goes by that I don’t stop at a moments notice and think and laugh to myself about the day we “met”and we got talking about family and came to the realization we were related !

Barbara Trahan

July 7, 2023

Tomorrow we as a community, and individually will give honor to Trooper Joel R. Davis on the 5th anniversary of his untimely passing. Trooper Davis will always be remembered for the kind hearted and loving person he was. May God watch over his family and three children.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

July 8, 2022

Today I thought about Trooper Davis, Trooper N.F. Clark, Trooper Shawn Snow, Trooper Amanda Anna, and NYCPD Officer Kenton Britt. These individuals core values was extending their hand to help others, and did so out of true love to help other human beings.
Let us never forget to honor Trooper Joel R. Davis who was a kind and caring person. May God protect and bless Joel's family.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas WebbNew York State Police - Troop

July 13, 2021

Never to be forgotten.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb, New York State Police.

August 5, 2020

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 9, 2020

Always remembered brother! Prayers to your family.

Judge / Magistrate Sheridan Lynn (former
Aiken County, S.C.

July 8, 2020

As the 3rd anniversary of your death approach we will continue to honor you Joel by never ever forgetting you sir. Thank you again for your service and dedication to your community. May God bless your wife and each of your three children.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb, New York State Police.

July 2, 2020

RIP, Trooper Joel R. Davis will never ever be forgotten.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired, NYSP

January 4, 2020

Your death was such a tragedy. You remain in our hearts and minds.

Edith M Chamberlin (Marjy)
Major, US Army (retired)

December 8, 2019

"Hoc facio, ut ceteri vivere possint"

This I do, so that others may live...

Rest assure Brother, justice was not blind.

-3814......End of service....

Officer Down

September 2, 2019

Such a great person, always a go-to-guy to get stuff done. Rode many nightshifts with him and he was always a role-model early in my career. God bless you Joel, your memory will always survive with us. You are the true definition of a hero. Miss working with you friend...

Investigator Gregory Majo
New York State Police - Troop D

July 25, 2019

Trooper Joel Davis will never ever be forgotten. I will always post a reflection every single year to the best of my ability. Additionally, others will continue to post reflection in honor of his legacy. May God Bless his family forever.

First Sergeant Thomas M. Webb, Retired.
New York State Police - Troop D

July 9, 2019

So glad the Jury came back this morning with the verdict of GUILTY on all 52 Counts. I am continuing to keep Joel, Nichole the other victim who was murdered as well as the victim who was shot but survived in my thoughts and prayers.

Ellen Guerdat Gates Police Victim Advocate/Genesee Valley Concerns of Police Survivors

March 20, 2019

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Joel was killed.

To the Davis family, fellow troopers, and all who call Joel 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 Trooper Davis gave to his community and the citizens of New York and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on July 9, 2017

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

August 30, 2018

I hope everyone will find comfort in Acts 24:15 - "And I have hope toward God, which hope these men also look forward to, that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous." Until we see our loved ones again on an earthly Paradise, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 24, 2018

I was thinking about you once again as I watched excerpts of news footage of this awful and tragic event. My prayers and blessings are with your wife and your three beautiful children. May God bless your ENTIRE family.

First Sergeant Tom Webb (Retired)
New York State Police - Troop D

January 31, 2018

You are so greatly missed, Joel. I'm planning to be at Police Week this May and will undoubtedly cry when your name is read. I know you are looking down on all of us and watching out for those you loved most. I pray regularly that I never have to endure another on-duty-death for the remaining 11 years I have left. You were taken from us too soon. Miss & love you,
Your Entire LEO family here in Jefferson County

Detective Paige Taylor
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, friend & colleague

December 28, 2017

Still not forgotten trooper! may you RIP, love my NYSP

16, still in school
Bladwinsville NY

September 15, 2017

Thank You for your service Trooper Davis. Gone but never forgotten

"A Part of America Died"

Somebody killed a policeman today,
and a part of America died.
A piece of our country he swore to protect,
will be buried with him at his side.

The suspect that shot him will stand up in court,
with counsel demanding his rights.
While a young widowed mother must work for her kids,
and spend many long, lonely nights.

The beat that he walked was a battle field too,
just as if he'd gone off to war.
Though the flag of our nation won't fly at half mast,
to his name they will add a gold star.

Yes, somebody killed a policeman today,
in your town or mine.
While we slept in comfort behind our locked doors,
a cop put his life on the line.

Now his ghost walks a beat on a dark city street,
and he stands at each new rookie's side.
He answered the call, of himself gave his all,
and a part of America died.

Future Police Officer

September 15, 2017

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 Retired
Mohawk PD

September 9, 2017

God bless you sir.

Patrolman Joe Neary
East LA

August 29, 2017

Thank you for your service and sacrifice and may you rest in peace. God bless you and your family.

Commonwealth's Attorney Travis Bird
Spotsylvania County

August 22, 2017

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers of Trooper Joel Davis during this very difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May their times spent together bring forth happy memories to last a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and dedication to your community. Rest in peace Trooper Davis.

Gail M Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/2004

August 19, 2017

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