Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective James J. Biello

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, July 28, 2019

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Reflections for Detective James J. Biello

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

September 17, 2019

Detective Biello,

May you rest in the arms of God and may God be with your family.

Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

September 16, 2019

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

President Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

September 15, 2019

Rest in peace Det. Biello. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and the members of the APD during this most difficult and tragic time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

September 10, 2019

R.I.P. May god watch over his family. Courage beyond.

Ret Det Vincent Sinnott
NYPD.

September 8, 2019

Brother, I know you will Rest in Peace because you lived a life of extra effort that should never have happened and all because of a punk who may very well be out and about now. Who knows, Georgia isn't Massachusetts.

Regardless, your courage and fortitude are admirable and we mourn your passing while celebrating your life.

God Bless you, Detective Biello.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

September 6, 2019

Rest in Peace Detective Biello. Thank you for your Service.
My Prayers to your Family both Blood and Blue.

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

September 5, 2019

I would just like to say thank you (although that doesn't seem to be enough) for your service and sacrifice (trying to make this crazy world a better and safer place). You will not be forgotten. Deepest sympathy to your friends, family and coworkers. RIP.

Marie C
NJ Citizen

September 3, 2019

So Sorry, Detective JAMES J. BIELLO, for the loss of your life, and sorry for your suffering since the original assault. You have endured and we are so very thankful for your service. I pray that you rest in peace and may our Heavenly Father bless you. Prayers for your family, department, friends and community. Thank you and God Bless you.

Rest in Peace,
Kim

Kim Durham
Davis Police Department - Daughter

August 29, 2019

On behalf of the Albany Police Academy Session 4 Recruits, we send our condolences to the friends and family of Atlanta Police Department, Detective James J. Biello.

Recruit Kennnedy
Albany Police Department

August 28, 2019

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray Psalm 91 over all LEO’s and this prayer also:

“Lord, Be with all law enforcement officers. Keep them safe and free from harm. They are Your soldiers on the front line of the battle against evil. If one should fall this day - wrap their family in your loving arms. Surround them with Your angels, loving family, friends, neighbors and caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name and for Your Glory, Amen.”

I know that God sends those angels to watch over our officers, sometimes to protect them and sometimes to whisk our officers into His presence.

Feel His presence as God answers the prayers of many who have fallen to their knees on your behalf. Since the day of my son's death, I have carried every law enforcement officer and their family in my heart.

I have lifted your family to God every morning for over eight years. I pray that James' life and death will bring glory to His name.

Trust those prayers. God is with you; He knows and will ease your pain.

Our faith helps us to see beyond the grave.

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011

August 28, 2019

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Detective Biello. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Atlanta Police Department.

US Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

August 28, 2019

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy on the recent loss of your Detective, James T. Biello, from complications of gunshot wounds which occurred on April 15, 1987. It is always a huge loss when a fellow detective makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed. Our prayers and thoughts to the team at the Italian restaurant where Detective Biello had previously worked as a secondary job.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

August 28, 2019

"The Final Inspection"
The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"
The policeman squared his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.
But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God 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 fear.
If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."
Author Unknown

Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police department
Powell, Wyoming

August 27, 2019

Blessed are the PEACEMAKERS for they shall be called SON'S of GOD. Matthew 5:9

Investigator Jimmy Boyd
State of Maryland

August 26, 2019

Rest in peace, Detective Biello. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

August 26, 2019

Rest In Peace Detective Biello. We have the watch from here Brother in Blue.

“Blessed are the Peacemakers for they shall be Called Children of God.” Matthew 5:9

Detective D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

August 26, 2019

Sending prayers to comfort the family, friends and co-workers of Detective Biello. We will always remember his sacrifice. Thank you for your service.

Sheila Reynolds
Montgomery Police Department

August 26, 2019

Praying for peace and comfort today and in the days ahead. With deepest sympathy,

Rita Rocker
Deputy Executive Director
Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

August 26, 2019

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

August 26, 2019

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

Lieutenant Brian J. Wills II
Oswego County Sheriff's Office
New York

August 26, 2019

On behalf of Moms Back the Blue of the St. Louis County Police Family Association, we offer
our heartfelt condolences to the family (blood and blue) and friends of Detective Biello.
We will be forever indebted to you for your selfless service and sacrifice.
Always Honored; Never Forgotten

Proud Moms from
Moms Back the Blue of the
St. Louis County Police Family Association

August 26, 2019

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Detective Biello and the Atlanta Police Department during this time. Thank you, Detective Biello, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

August 26, 2019

Rest in peace Brother.

Lieutenant A. B. Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

August 26, 2019

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Detective James J. Biello. Please know we are eternally grateful for James’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Detective Biello, 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 Atlanta Police Department for James’ partner and fellow officers. 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 Detective Biello’s wife.

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.

Respectfully,

Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired
POINT 27

Jerry M. Rhodes
Detective, Dallas Police Department-Reserve Division
Law Enforcement Outreach
POINT 27
[email protected]
214-908-2617

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

August 25, 2019

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