Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Investigator Dornell Cousette

Tuscaloosa Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Monday, September 16, 2019

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Reflections for Investigator Dornell Cousette

Rest In Peace Brother

Retired Deputy Joe Singh
Sacramento County Sheriffs Department

October 8, 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."
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Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police department
Powell, Wyoming

October 5, 2019

On behalf of the Albany Police Academy Session 4 Recruits, we send our condolences to the friends and family members of Alabama's, Tuscaloosa Police Department, Investigator Dornell Cousette.

Recruit Kennedy
Albany Police Academy

September 29, 2019

RIP Investigator Dornell Cousette, your served your city and state well.

SFC William Farrell
US Army Military Police, Ret

September 29, 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 Investigator, Dornell Cousette, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Investigator makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed. We also thank Investigator Cousette's service as a United States Army Veteran.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

September 27, 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

September 24, 2019

So saddened to hear the news.

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

September 24, 2019

"Blessed are the peace makers, for they shall be called sons of God." Matthew 5:9

Cheif Deputy Cheree Dent
Marengo County Sheriff's Office

September 23, 2019

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

US Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

September 23, 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 23, 2019

To the family of Investigator Dornell Cousette, friends, Interim Chief Mitt Tubbs and the
Tuscaloosa Police Department.
You are lifted up in heart, thought and prayers. May God comfort, hold you all close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding to keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service!
"This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, than to lay downs one's life for his friends." John 15:12 & 13
"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved." John 3;16 & 17

Patrolman A.S. Batson
CH / OB PD
Goldsboro, NC

September 23, 2019

Saddened by the untimely death of a fellow LEO. A brace and dedicated Officer, who took an oath to prouand serve. He heroic memories will forever live in the hearts and minds of those he loved. Prayers for his children and family. God Blessings sustain you and His Mercy and Love overshadow each of you.

Retired Sgt. Hattie French
Jefferson County Sheriff Office

September 22, 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

September 22, 2019

Investigator Cousette,

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. I got my Bachelor's Degree from UA in 2010. I was living down in T-Town from 2007 to 2012. I even tried out for the Tuscaloosa Police Department but it was not meant to be. We may have met or crossed paths at some point. Thanks for keeping us safe! Rest in Peace now and we'll hold the line from here.

Sending prayers and love to all affected and ROLL TIDE!

Officer Matthew Pranckun
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, OFO

September 21, 2019

Rip Sir.

Senior Police Officer Sean Carmon
West Covina (Ca) Police Department

September 21, 2019

Rest in peace brother.

Sergeant (ret) Charles Rockwell
Stillwater PD

September 21, 2019

Investigator Cousette,

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 21, 2019

Rest in peace Inv. Cousette. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and the members of the TPD during this most difficult and tragic time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

September 21, 2019

Rest in Peace Brother

CPL. (RET) Brian SULLIVAN
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

September 20, 2019

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

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

September 20, 2019

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

September 20, 2019

Rest easy my Brother.

Deputy Ron Buchholz
Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office NM Retired.

September 19, 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

September 19, 2019

Rest in eternal peace Investigator Cousette.
Gone but never forgotten.
Prayers for your family.

Jackie Turner
Former Tuscaloosa Police Dispatcher

September 19, 2019

Requiescat in Pacem

Police Officer Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

September 19, 2019

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