Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Correctional Officer Justin James Smith

North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Prisons, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, October 12, 2017

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Reflections for Correctional Officer Justin James Smith

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

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

To the Smith family, fellow officers, and all who call Justin 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 Correctional Officer Smith gave to his community and the citizens of North Carolina and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on October 12, 2017.

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

August 20, 2018

RIP brother Justin.

May God bless and be with your family, co-workers and friends at this very difficult time.

Inv. Bevenour
Gettysburg Police Department

December 10, 2017

Rest in peace.

Officer Kyle Groose
Laramie PD, WY

December 5, 2017

REST IN PEACE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER JUSTIN SMITH. You answered the call, you ran in where others would have run out. You ran to the sound of chaos, to assist your fellow officers. YOU DID YOUR JOB!


November 8, 2017

REST IN PEACE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER JUSTIN SMITH. You answered the call, you ran in where others would have run out. You ran to the sound of chaos, to assist your fellow officers. YOU DID YOUR JOB!


November 8, 2017

CO Smith thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice during the line of duty.

Reserve Sgt. Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

November 6, 2017

Rest In Peace brother you walked the forgotten beat the lonely beat may prayers go to your family and co workers and friends

Correctional Officer Ca (ret) USAF Secur
Californa Dept of Corrections

November 5, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with all family and friends of Officer Smith! May you Rest In Peace Sir!

Survivor Melanie Richardson
Lafayette county Arkansas Sheriff's Office

November 4, 2017

On behalf of the Iowa Department of Corrections, Staff Victimization and Support Services Team at the Iowa State Maximum Penitentiary,
we extend our condolences and wanted you all to know we are thinking about & praying for your families, friends and co workers.

ISP Staff Victimization & Support Team
Iowa State Penitentiary

November 3, 2017

Very sorry to hear the news... Rest in peace. My thoughts are extended to family, friends and fellow officers.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

November 2, 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.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr., ASAC
Federal Air Marshal Service

November 1, 2017

Avenue of 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 Elected Sheriff, Jim Weaver
Jerome County Sheriff Office, Jerome, Idaho

November 1, 2017

Officer Smith, you knew the day-to-day danger that you are exposing yourself in such a dangerous setting, and you did your duty as required by your job. You have lost your life as a result, much as our Lord Jesus did when He died on the cross. He will not leave you alone, and He will immerse you and the ones you've left behind in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

November 1, 2017

God rest hi soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

November 1, 2017

Rest in peace Correctional Officer Smith. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. your family and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Prisons.

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

November 1, 2017

Dear family, friends and colleagues of Corrections Officer Smith: I am so very sorry for this tragic loss! THANK YOU for your service and sacrifice, Corrections Officer Justin James Smith! You are a HERO FOREVER! God Bless You All.

- Allie Supporter of Law Enforcement
Wife of Corrections Deputy

October 31, 2017

Rest in peace Officer Smith. My sincere condolences to your family and to your department. God speed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Your service will not be forgotten.


October 31, 2017

Rest in Peace, Hero. Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice. May God bless your family and friends in their sorrow.

Noranne Stubbs Lenox - Office Coordinato
Arizona Departmetn of Public Safety

October 31, 2017

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Deputy J Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office

October 31, 2017

RIP Officer. Prayers to your blood, love and blue families.

Deputy Sheriff Nebraska 9815 Terri Van H
Rock County Sheriff's Office

October 31, 2017

Rest in peace brother. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten........

Detective Sergeant Edward Carlile
Northfield Village PD (OH)

October 24, 2017

Our condolences to the family! ❤️ R.I.P

Non-affiliated recruit Leila Hauck

October 23, 2017

Prayers for your family!!! Thank you for your service and dedication

Former C/O and Future LEO Patrick Lockle

October 23, 2017

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called sons of YHWH". Mattityahu 5:9

Rest In Peace, my brother. Thank you for your service. May GOD comfort your family and friends.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

October 22, 2017

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