Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Jacob Matthew Pickett

Boone County Sheriff's Office, Indiana

End of Watch Monday, March 5, 2018

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Jacob Matthew Pickett

R.I.P. Brother.

Christopher Land
Macomb County Sheriff's Office, MI

March 5, 2018

The police officer stood and faced his Maker, which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shining brightly as his brass. “Step forward now, police officer how shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek? To your Maker, have you been true?” The police officer, with squared shoulders, said “No sir, I guess I ain’t. Because those of us who carry badges can’t always be a saint. I’ve had to work most Sunday’s and at times my talk was rough, and sometimes I’ve been violent, because the streets are tough. But I never took a penny, that wasn’t mine to keep. Though I worked a lot of overtime when the bills just got too steep. And I never passed by a cry for help, though at times I shook with fear, and sometimes, please 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 fears. But if you have a place for me here, well…it need not be too grand. I never expected or had too much so if you don’t…I’ll understand.” There was silence all around the room where the saints respectfully stood. As the police officer waited quietly for the judgment…bad or good. “Step forward now, police officer, you’ve borne your burdens well. Come walk a beat on heaven’s streets, You’ve done your time in hell.”

John Gazarkiewicz

March 5, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother, May God watch over your family, friends, and Brothers and Sisters in Blue.

Lt. K. C. Blodgett - Retired
Topeka, Kansas Police Department

March 5, 2018

RIP, Deputy Pickett. Praying for you and your loved ones

Officer C Curione
Rochester Police Department, NY

March 5, 2018

RIP- thoughts and prayers to your loved ones

Patrolman Robert P Colburn
Boston Police DEPT

March 5, 2018

Rest In Peace my Brother. Praying for your Family, Friends, and Department.

Patrol Sergeant / K9 Brian Wenzel
Waushara County Sheriff's Office (WI)

March 5, 2018

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Deputy Pickett and the Boone County Sheriff's Office during this time. Thank you, Deputy Pickett, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

March 5, 2018

God Bless you and your family.I pray God gives your family strength and peace.A hero who gave all.

Pennie Prichard
chester county

March 5, 2018

I am sorry to learn of the passing of a hero in Deputy Sheriff Jacob Pickett. Im confident our Heavenly Father has welcomed Deputy Pickett home where he will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven. i pray the Lord bless, comfort and bring peace to his family, friends and peers.

TW martinez/Retired
State of New Mexico/JJS

March 5, 2018

RIP. Thank you for your service. Prayers and hugs for family and friends from St Bernard, Louisiana. May God bless all.

Patricia Nunez

March 5, 2018

Rest in peace Sheriff Pickett!
You will not be forgotten!

Willie Bell Hopewell VA!
Friend Of All Law Enforcement Officers!

March 5, 2018

The salvation of the righteous comes from the Lord;
he is their stronghold in time of trouble.
The Lord helps them and delivers them;
he delivers them from the wicked and saves them,
because they take refuge in him.
Psalm 37:39-40
Rest in peace brother.

Correctional Officer Paul Schanno
Hennepin County (Minneapolis)- ACF

March 5, 2018

Rest in peace Brother Jacob, you are a true American Hero and will never be forgotten for your service and courage.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 07/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs Police Department OK

March 5, 2018

Rest In Peace brother.

Corporal (Retired) Glenn Elliott
Temple Police Department--Temple,Tx

March 5, 2018

Deputy Pickett
Thank you for your service to your community, state and to this great nation. Your heroic pursuit of the criminal and apparent ambush could have happened to any of us. Your sacrifice shall not be forgotten. I also pray for the peace of your family.

James Lopey, Asst. Sheriff (ret) & NVDPS
Washoe County Sheriff (Reno) and NVDPS

March 5, 2018

R I P Brother

Ret. Officer Herbie Buck

March 5, 2018

Deputy Pickett thank you for your service and sacrifice. May God bless and keep your family, friends, and law enforcement family during this difficult time. Your extended law enforcement family at Adcom911 salute you. Well done sir.

Mikelle Agee-Odoms
911 Dispatcher

March 5, 2018

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well.

Chaplain Douglas J. Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Lodge #187 Mt. Clemens Michigan.

March 5, 2018

Thank you for your service. Praying for your Family & Department.

Detective Monica Veney
Baltimore City Police Department

March 5, 2018

Rest in peace Brother.

Lieutenant Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

March 5, 2018

Rest In Peace...

Retired Detective
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

March 5, 2018

En Paz Descanse El Alma Del Compañero.

Agente Carlos R Flores Rodgz
Police Of Puerto Rico

March 5, 2018

Rest in Peace Deputy Pickett. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this difficult time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Parole Supervisor Howard C. Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

March 5, 2018

A Prayer for Deputy Sheriff Jacob Pickett:

Lord God, I boldly and humbly come before Your throne in sincere faithful and fervent prayer as we remember in this moment our Brother-in-Blue, Deputy Sheriff Jacob Pickett, of the Boone County, Indiana Sheriff’s Office, who sacrificed his life in the Line-of-Duty. We recall with gratitude and respect all that he stood for in this life. Help us to live in the companionship of his spirit. May we be kind to the family, friends, and colleagues he loved; devoted to the state in which he served; and loyal to the causes which he championed in law enforcement. For Scripture says: God blesses those who work for peace for they will be called the children of God ; there is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends; I [Jesus] assure you, today you will be with me in Paradise, and; God blesses those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Thus, in our life, may Deputy Sheriff Jacob Pickett live on, to our great comfort, to the betterment of Your creation, and to the furthering of Your most Holy Will. Amen.

Minister Steven R. Closs, LOICM, MNACM, AMCHC, MCGOM
The Prayer Ministry of the Cross
Merrimack, NH 03054
An Independent Christian Global Outreach Ministry
Chartered by the National Association of Christian Ministers

Chaplain Steven R. Closs
Merrimack, NH Police Department

March 5, 2018

Rest in peace my brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and the Boone County Sheriff's Office.

James J. Scanlon (Retired CPD)
North American SWAT Training Assoc

March 5, 2018

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