Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Matthew Ryan Jones

Falls County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Friday, October 11, 2019

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Matthew Ryan Jones

Deputy Jones,

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

November 14, 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 Catrino

November 12, 2019

RIP Deputy Jones. May God bless, protect and comfort your family and your FCSO brothers and sisters during this most difficult and tragic time.

Mike - civilian. Sparks, NV

November 1, 2019

Rest In Peace brother.

Corporal (Retired) Glenn Elliott
Temple Police Department--Temple,Tx

October 31, 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

October 30, 2019

God Bless You for your service Matt Rest In Peace you have served your fellow man weir Fly High with the Angels

Civilian Diane Gonzales

October 26, 2019

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Matt was killed in the line of duty.

To the Jones family, fellow deputies, and all who call Matt beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support. I know that that you will receive that same kind of support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Deputy Jones gave to his community and the citizens of Texas and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on October 11, 2019.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

October 25, 2019

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

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

October 22, 2019

Matt, the world will miss your lopsided easy smile and laid back disposition. Your passing has left a hole in everybody's life you touched.

Captain Jason Campbell

October 21, 2019

Thank you Deputy Jones for your hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Texas. 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

October 21, 2019

My sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Matt Jones 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 Deputy Sheriff Matt Jones.

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

October 20, 2019

Rest in Peace Deputy Jones. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and the FCSO during this most tragic & difficult time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

October 19, 2019

Though I never had the pleasure of knowing Deputy Jones I have recently encountered a former colleague of his in my own department. Deputy Jones dedication to service and zeal for life were remembered fondly by this officer. I'm certain he is similarly remembered by countless others whose lives he touched. May you rest in peace and may your family find a measure of solace in the fact that your legacy is not forgotten.

Officer Colby Rhea
Everman Police Department

October 18, 2019

Prayers and condolences to the family, friends, Department, and community of Officer Matt Jones. May his light be a beacon of inspiration for all he left behind. Never forget.

Sergeant S. Quitano
Texas Department of Criminal Justice

October 18, 2019

Prayers and condolences to the family, friends, and Community of Officer Matt Jones. May his light be a beacon of inspiration for all he left behind.

Sergeant Suzette Quitano
Texas Department of Criminal Justice

October 18, 2019

You sacrifice without glory, you gave with honor.

CalTrans Equipment Operator (retired) Ch
Calif State Department of Transportation

October 17, 2019

A sad and tragic accident that took the life of a Brother and nearly killed another. My heart goes out to the Chief and his family, but Deputy Jones, my heart truly breaks for your family and friends. So long as they keep you in their hearts and minds, you will never truly be gone from them, but the pain will still be there, of course.

Rest in Peace, Brother and may God Bless you.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

October 17, 2019

We extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Deputy Sheriff Matt Jones. God Bless!

DeKalb Police Department

October 17, 2019

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Deputy Jones and the Falls County Sheriff's Office during this time. Thank you, Deputy Jones, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

October 17, 2019

Rest in peace, Deputy Jones. 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

October 16, 2019

On behalf of the Albany Police Academy Session 4 Recruits we send our condolences to the friends and family of Falls County Sheriffs Office, Texas, Deputy Sheriff Matt Jones.

Recruit Austin
Albany Police Academy

October 16, 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

October 16, 2019

Rest in Peace Deputy Jones. Thanks for your Service.
My Prayers to your Family both Blood and Blue.

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

October 16, 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

October 16, 2019

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Deputy Jones. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Falls County Sheriff's Office.

US Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

October 15, 2019

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