Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Steven Billie Hinkle

Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Tuesday, February 26, 2019

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Reflections for Sergeant Steven Billie Hinkle

Thank you Sgt. Hinkle for your service, but most of all thank you for being a great friend and respected officer. Your service record will stand as an example for young officers starting their careers. God speed Sgt. We will take it from here.

Sergeant Ron Bacon retired
Sullivan County Sheriffs Office

February 26, 2019

Godspeed brother

Det Richard Yanak
Woodbridge Pd

February 26, 2019

The thoughts, hearts and prayers of everyone here at CCPD go out to the families, both blood and blue, of Sergeant Hinkle. May the Good Lord give you strength, comfort and peace.
He swore an oath to serve and protect and he made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of that oath.

Go with God.
Lt. Michael V. Caldwell, Chaplain

February 26, 2019

God Bless you Sergeant Steve Hinkle ❤️, Rest In Peace. We are so thankful to you for your service, your devotion and your sacrifice. We are so saddened by this terrible news!! Our thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, and all of your sisters and brothers in Blue that protect us. God bless you all!!

Kelly & Eddie King

February 26, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother!!

Lieutenant Vic Manata
Newark Police Department , Newark NJ

February 26, 2019

Rest in peace brother, we'll take it from here. Thank you for your many years of service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Sgt Hinkle during this time of tragic and senseless loss.

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the sons of God. Matt 5:9
Deputy Donnie Meaders (Retired)
Okfuskee County (OK) Sheriff's Office

February 26, 2019

Godspeed Sgt. Hinkle. Your service will always be appreciated and you will never be forgotten. Bless the members of the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office. Please stay diligent in your time of grief.

Officer Bryan Bates , Knox County Sheriffs Office ,, Knoxville Tn.

February 26, 2019

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

February 26, 2019

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Sergeant Steve Hinkle. Please know we are eternally grateful for Steve’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Sergeant Hinkle, POINT 27 sent 27 Thin Blue Line Dog Tag Necklaces, engraved with “Blessed are the Peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Matthew 5:9, to the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department, for Steve’s partner and fellow deputies. POINT 27 sent Folded Flag Necklaces engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Sergeant Hinkle’s family.

POINT 27 is a Non-Profit organization with a mission to strengthen and encourage members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and their families, by sharing scripture on Dog Tags and Jewelry called Shields of Strength.

We will never forget and we are forever grateful.


Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired

Jerry M. Rhodes
Detective, Dallas Police Department Retired
Law Enforcement Outreach

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department
POINT 27- a Law Enforcement Liaison

February 26, 2019

Prayers and thoughts for the immediate family and fellow officers. Thank you Seargent Hinkle for your service and sacrifice. God bless all our first responders.

Former Reserve Deputy Sheriff, Osceola C
Osceola County Sheriff Office, Florida.

February 26, 2019

Heroes live forever. Never forgotten. Prayers to family and friends.

Retired telecommunicator B Rodriguez

February 26, 2019

Deepest Sympathy to the family of Sgt. Hinkle and to the Brothers and Sisters of the Sullivan County Sheriff Department Tennessee. May they all find Peace of mind for their loss.

Chaplain Terry L. Longacre (Ret.Manor Tw
Red RoseLodge FOP# 16 Lancaster, County Pennsylvania

February 26, 2019

God speed.......

Police Officer Suzy Regan (retired) LAPD-Modesto PD

February 26, 2019

Rest In Peace My Brother

Deputy Shannon Yates
Covington County Sheriff Department

February 26, 2019

Final Salute Sergeant Hinkle. Thank you for your service. You are a hero. Rest peacefully in the presence of God. We are praying for the family and fellow officers.

Former Patrol Sergeant
Johnny Allison
Wylie TX Police Dept

February 26, 2019

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

February 26, 2019

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

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

February 26, 2019

Requiescat in Pacem

Police Officer Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

February 26, 2019

Very sorry for the loss of this officer. Thank you for your service. R.I.P. prayers to all.

G P P D. C565

February 26, 2019

Rest In Peace my brother. Until Valhalla. We have the watch from here.

Patrolman John Fellows
Sedalia Police Department, MO

February 26, 2019

My thoughts and prayers are with the Family and the great men and women of the Sullivan County SO. The Great State of Tennessee has lost another hero. Rest in Peace brother Hinkle.

Lieutenant Gregg Gaby
Dayton PD Retired

February 26, 2019

Rest, brother.

PFC Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

February 26, 2019

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

S. I. Drake - Lt/IPD | IMPD (Ret)

February 26, 2019

Rest In Peace Sgt.

Retired Deputy Joe Singh
Sacramento County Sheriffs Department

February 26, 2019

Rest in Peace Sgt. Hinkle

We'll hold the line.

February 26, 2019

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