Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective James Joseph Biello

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, July 28, 2019

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Reflections for Detective James Joseph Biello

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.


Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired

Jerry M. Rhodes
Detective, Dallas Police Department-Reserve Division
Law Enforcement Outreach
[email protected]

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

August 25, 2019

Thank you Detective Biello for your hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Georgia. You are a true American HERO. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever rest in peace, my brother.


Sergeant Mitchell G. Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

August 25, 2019

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

August 25, 2019

My sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Detective J.J. Biello on their loss. May our Lord give them all the strength and comfort they need during this time of grief. Thank you fellow officer for your dedication and service to your community. Rest in peace Detective J.J. Biello .

CBP Officer(retired), Luis Otero
Department of Homeland Security/Bureau of Customs & Border Protect

August 25, 2019

Detective Biello, how your life changed in the blink of an eye from the actions of one juvenile with a gun. You have suffered those injuries now, for 32 years. Rest in Peace now, my Brother. I Thank you for your service to my State and to the city of Atlanta. You will not be forgotten.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Flowery Branch, GA

August 25, 2019

Detective Biello, you served our Lord for 15 long years, then you suffered your own calvary for 32 long years. Our Lord loved you so much that He shared His sufferings with you. And now, it is time to collect your rewards, and it will surely be abundant. May our Lord finally grant you His peace, in heaven where there will be no more pain, no more tears, only peace and joy in His presence. May He immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

August 25, 2019

Rest in peace.

Lt Jim Russo

August 24, 2019

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

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

August 24, 2019

Rest in Peace, good and faithful servant.
God has already reserved a special place
for our protectors.
Please continue your watch over us.

Thank you for your service!
Thank you for your protection!

Our prayers to the family and department.

Charles F. Holloway, Jr.
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Elizabethtown Police Department

August 24, 2019

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

August 24, 2019

On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Detective James J. Biello and the extended law enforcement family of the Atlanta Police Department, Georgia.

End of Watch Sunday, July 28, 2019.

Rest in Peace brother and watch over us. We will protect and serve from here on in your honor.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

August 24, 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

August 24, 2019

God Bless you Detective James J. Biello , thank you for your service with the Atlanta Police Department ❤️. Thank you for making the people in the Atlanta, GA area feel safer. We are all thankful to you for your service, your devotion and your sacrifices. We are so saddened by this terrible news and you will never be forgotten! 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!! (Matthew 5:9)

Kelly & Eddie King

August 24, 2019

Sleep well, my Brother. Thank you for your service and warrior spirit and for all you have done for our community. You will be missed.

On behalf of the women and men of the Woodstock Police Department.

Calvin W. Moss, Chief of Police
Woodstock Police Department

August 24, 2019

Rest in Peace Brother

Sgt. CCB (Ret)

August 24, 2019

Rest in peace brother, we have the watch. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. You have suffered and held on for all these years, it is sad to see you go. God bless the family, friends, and former co-workers of Detective Biello during this of tragic and painful loss.

Officer Donnie Meaders
Wewoka (OK) Police Department

August 24, 2019

Rest In Peace Detective Brillo my sincere condolences to your family and to your department. God speed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Your ultimate sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Department of Veterans Affairs Police Detroit Michigan

August 24, 2019

Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord, and perpetual light shine upon him.

Chaplain Ed Skiba
Stuart Florida PD

August 24, 2019

J.J. never gave up giving to the community. He served actively as a commissioner for Cherokee County, GA and will never be forgotten as one who thought of others.

C. Vogel-Brown Supervisory Park Ranger
National Park Service, Chatthoochee River NRA

August 24, 2019

Rest in Peace Detective Biello. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, coworkers and friends.

Lieutenant Robert T. Mote (ret)
Buena Park, CA Police Department

August 24, 2019

God rest his soul,

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

August 24, 2019

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

August 24, 2019

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