Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Steven James Brown

Port St. Lucie Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, June 12, 2019

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Reflections for Police Officer Steven James Brown

Rest in peace brother, we have the watch now. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Brown during this time of tragic and sudden loss.

Deputy Donnie Meaders (retired)
Okfuskee County Sheriff's Office (OK)

July 9, 2019

Officer Brown, for fourteen years, you put your life on the line unselfishly so that others may be safe. Your reward in heaven will be abundant as all good deeds do not go unnoticed by our all-loving, all-generous God. May He immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

June 29, 2019

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Lieutenant E.Kemmer
Nevada Department of Public Safety

June 26, 2019

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God”. Matthew 5:9

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

June 25, 2019

Rest in Peace Officer Brown. Thank you for your Service.
My Prayers to your Family, both Blood and Blue!!

Deputy Terri Albright, #668
DuPage County Sheriff's Office

June 25, 2019

On behalf of the Kentucky Peace Officers' Association please accept our condolences on the passing of Officer Brown.

Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

June 24, 2019

My condolences to the family and friends of Police Officer Steven Brown on their loss. Thank you for serving our country and may you rest in peace my brother in blue.

CBP Officer (retired), Luis Otero
DHS/Bureau of Customs and Border Protection

June 23, 2019

Our deepest sympathies. May you Rest in Peace!

DeKalb Police Department
DeKalb Police

June 21, 2019

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whose blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept.
Columbia, SC

June 20, 2019

Our condolences go out to the family, friends and co-workers.
Rest In Peace My Brother in BLUE.

Officer Janet Sanchez
Yuma Police Department

June 20, 2019

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.
Author Unknown

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

June 19, 2019

RIP Officer Brown. Sincere condolences to his family and colleagues for their tragic loss. Thank you for your service. Salute and Respect

Constable. Tessa Le Roux
South African Police Service

June 19, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Brown!
You will not be forgotten!

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

June 19, 2019

The men & women of the Abilene Police Department extend our condolences to the coworkers & family of Police Officer Steven Brown. His death leaves a hole which cannot be filled. We remain grateful for his service and sacrifice.

Beth Reeves, Chaplain
Abilene Police Department

June 19, 2019

My brother in blue, Officer Steven Brown, was a great Officer, co-worker and friend. Brother Steve, you will be forever missed. Rest In Peace my brother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Retired Police Officer W. Leite
Port Saint Lucie P.D.

June 19, 2019

Thank you for your service Officer Brown. May God be with you and your family in these trying times. We don’t know why things like this happen. But know this, God has a plan for all of us and this was His plan for Officer Brown. As a school resource officer he was called to give and to protect our children. As a camp leader he was called upon to show others how to react in a crisis situation. May he Rest In Peace now. His job is done.

Ret. Off. JR Neary
East Los Angeles

June 19, 2019

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

Deputy Sheriff Terri Van Houten
Rock Country Sheriff's Office

June 19, 2019

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends.
Thank you for your unselfish service.

James Waggle
Civilian

June 19, 2019

The City of Port St. Lucie, FL, the Spring Training Home of the New York Mets mourns the loss of Police Officer Steven J. Brown who lost his life as a result of a heart attack during a session at Police Athletic Camp that day. The family also mourns as well his death and he will never be forgotten at all.

Bradford Paulson
Observer

June 18, 2019

Brown family and friends may God grant you all with a speedy healing. Ofc. Brown thank you for your Dedicated Service to your Community,Department and to your school kids serving as their SRO. Most of all thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice in the Line of Duty.

Res.Sgt.Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls,OH Police Dept

June 18, 2019

Take your rest my Brother. So grateful to have served as your former SRO partner. Thank you for your service unto our children and school communities. May the Lord provide comfort and strength to your family.

Millie Brown
Retired SLC Deputy

June 18, 2019

I am proud to say that WE attended the same Police Academy at the same time. God Bless

Police Officer Martin Ortiz
Fort Pierce Police

June 18, 2019

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Officer, Steven J. Brown from complications while leading and participating in the Departments Athletic League's Police Camp. It is always a huge loss when a fellow officer succumbs from injuries from a training exercise. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

June 18, 2019

Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Paul Schanno
Minnesota Dept. of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

June 18, 2019

Rest in Peace Sir.
Thank you for your service.
GOD BLESS

Firefighter Ronald Lavallee
Lawrence, MA Fire Department

June 18, 2019

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