Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Chief of Police Francis A. McClelland, Jr.

Ludowici Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, September 15, 2018

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Reflections for Chief of Police Francis A. McClelland, Jr.

Thank you for your service to your community and to the nation.


September 16, 2018

Rest in peace brother.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

September 16, 2018

RIP Chief! You’ve earned your rest. May God look over your family and your department.

Chief Thomas Scully
Orland HillsIllinois

September 16, 2018

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

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

September 16, 2018

Rest In Peace...

Retired Detective
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

September 16, 2018

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

Douglas Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Central Macomb Lodge #187 Macomb County Mich

September 16, 2018

Thank you Chief for all your service.
May God rest your soul.

Retired Chief Tommy Davis
Henderson, Tn Police Dept.

September 16, 2018

This hero died doing what we all do or did best. Defending the public.
RIP, Chief.

Retired Dispatcher William Brecheen
Los Gatos/Monte Sereno PD

September 16, 2018

Praying for the family co workers and friends. May the Lord comfort everyone.

Chaplain Jim Brackeen
Richmond Hill PD

September 16, 2018

Chief of Police Frank McClelland Thank you for your Service.
Chief McClelland Family Thank you for sharing your life and love of Chief McClelland with not only the Police force there in
Ludowici - Liberty County : Georgia.
* I know 1st hand how it feels to be a injured officer..years ago after a years on Dallas PD Dallas, Texas - While on duty in a investigation. And the young man in the investigation shot me in the shoulder. * Also, a few years later - my husband John was Chief of Police in a small town in East Texas and in prusuit of an escaping crinimal, another officer's squad car ran into my husband squad car admist the chase. My husband although did not loose his life that day, his back was broken and spent the next few years in a wheelchair until he passed away.
Your husband, father, son, brother and friend will always be thought highly of and will forever be missed as you morn his end of duty.
Prayers to you All.

Sandy Roberts

September 16, 2018

As a former Paramedic, Communications Officer, Police Dispatcher in Gwinnett and Dekalb County, Georgia, I want to offer my deepest condolences to the members of Ludowici Police Department.

Losing your chief in such a horrid manner is beyond comprehension.

My prayers are with you and may God Bless each and every member of your department.

Be safe. Thank you for your service.

Ret. Paramedic, 911 operator, dispatcher
Lilburn Ga PD-dispatcher; Gwinnett County/Dekalb County, GA-Paramedic

September 16, 2018

RIP Brother thank you for your service. God Bless you and your family.

Chief of Police Victor Araiza
El Paso ISD Police

September 16, 2018

Chief McClelland, your service to your community and your nation is hereby noted. You will be remembered by the citizens of this nation and by your family as a man who "Stood In The Gap" between good and evil.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

September 16, 2018

The loss of an officer goes beyond the loss of a family. His death impacts the entire Community.
Frank McCelland Jr was off duty if there is such a thing in a small community Policing Unit. But
Frank was first to jump in when he heard that a person had taken chase with the officer, and was reaching dangerous speeds. The Chief thought he would go the center where the man was heading, and try to cut him off.
But Criminals are unpredictable. And the suspect vehicle car hit the sheriff and there was a very loud bang.
A bright white Light appears above his car, and he was sent to Heaven to become a star, forever shinning high in bright above New Hamshire sky. And on a Clear night, if you seek the Star EAST called Arcturus. Look closely and see his star is there waiting, watching and peace. He did the work he Loved, He Loves his family above all. And Now he has found his peace above us, in the stars. Forever remindings he never gone. He left a part of his heart and knowledge with those who were closest to him.

Anne Marie Wood, CSW, Social Worker
Advocate for changeing the law of the dealth of Officer/Law Emforment

September 16, 2018

Chief McClelland, Thank you so much for your service and the “Ultimate Sacrifice.” You will be missed but not forgotten. Rest In Peace Brother

Sgt. (Ret) Steve Davis
Maricopa County S.O.

September 16, 2018


Msgt. Brian Daigle (Retired)
Louisiana DOC

September 16, 2018

God bless you Chief Frank McClelland for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends, and to your brothers and sisters from the Lidowici Police Department. Rest In Peace Sir.

Officer Jim Drabos (Retired)
San Gabriel (CA) Police Department

September 16, 2018


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…

This inspiring poem was written by Jim Weaver, a retired LAPD Officer and former Idaho Sheriff. It is submitted with his full support and approval. We feel ceremonies such as this actually occur in the Heavenly Realm. We can all gain a glimpse at… …with the faith building book by Pastor John Burke, and his NDE interviews with credible individuals granted such Near Death Experiences. Both my Pastor and Family Doctors feel many such instances are fully valid. Indeed, “Do nor fear…for it is the Father’s good pleasure to give you the Kingdom” (Luke 12:32). May the Family, Friends and Department be comforted as Magnificent Reunions truly await all Christians!

Joe Lanier
A former Asst. Chief with the Jasper Texas PD

September 16, 2018

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed Chief.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

September 16, 2018

RIP Chief McClelland. My thoughts and prayers to both his blood family and the blue.

Pamela Waters 911 Director
Wayne County Ga

September 16, 2018

True leadership. REST EASY

PO Nicholas Snook
West Milford PD

September 16, 2018

Thank you for your service and for you and your family’s sacrifice.
Gwynn Hudson
Daughter of
Deputy Sheriff Tim Hudson
Pecos County Texas
EOW 08/20/1988

Gwynn Hudson
Pecos co Deputy daughter

September 16, 2018

R.I.P. Sir ! Eventually we will all be together. I will pray for your family .

Cmdr. Scott Fowle
Edgewater Police Dept.

September 16, 2018

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Ludowici Police Department. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

September 16, 2018

Rest easy Chief. Prayers for family, friends and coworkers.

Career Officer (Ret.) Victor Agosto
Chesterfield County Police (Va.)

September 16, 2018

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