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Deputy Sheriff Makeem Brooks

Northampton County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Makeem Brooks

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli
NYPD-Retired

December 1, 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

November 29, 2019

THE FINAL INSPECTION:

The Policeman stood and faced his God.
Which must always come to pass
He hoped his shoes were shining bright
Just as brightly as his brass
“Step forward now, Policeman,
How shall I deal with you?
Hove you always turned the other cheek?
To my word have you been true?”
The Policeman squared his shoulders and said
“No, Lord, I guess I ain’t
Because those of us who carry guns
Can’t always be a saint.
I’ve had to work most Sundays
And at times my talk was rough.
Because the world is awfully tough.
But I never took a thing
That wasn’t mine to keep…
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills just got to steep.
And I never passed a call 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 fears.
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 a silence all around the throne
Where the saints often trod
As the Policeman waited quietly,
For the judgement of his God.
“Step forward now Policeman,
You’ve born your burdens well,
Come walk a beet on heaven’s streets.
You’ve done your time in Hell.”
Author unknown.

Officer Chad Miner
Powell Police department
Powell, Wyoming

November 29, 2019

I DID NOT KNOW DEPUTY BROOKS, HOWEVER, I DO WORK FOR NCDPS. I AM VERY FAMILIAR WITH HOW IT FEELS TO LOSE A CO-WORKER IN THE LINE OF DUTY. WE HAVE LOST SO MANY WITHIN THE NCDPS THE PAST FEW YEARS, THAT IT IS MY DUTY TO ACKNOWLEDGE THIS MAN. MY PRAYERS GO OUT TO HIS FAMILY, FRIENDS, AND CO-WORKERS. AT THE AGE OF 27 THIS YOUNG MAN ACCOMPLISHED SOMETHING GREAT. REMEMBER THAT GOD IS ALWAYS IN CONTROL. ANOTHER ANGEL RETURNED HOME.

CORRECTIONAL CAPTAIN PORTIA LUCAS
NCDPS

November 23, 2019

Deputy Brooks
I’m praying for your family and coworkers. Thank you for your service. Rest In Peace.

Maxine Clifford
Mother of Deputy Josh Rutherford EOW 5/29/03

November 22, 2019

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

US Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

November 21, 2019

It's so hard to lose a loved one or friend at this e of the year. To me the lose of each including Sheriff Brooks is sad, but it shows the dedication of our law enforcement officers. God bless them all.

Charles Horne
Equipment Operator
Calif. Dept. of Transportation
(Retired)
Signed Charles Horne

November 21, 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

November 20, 2019

My sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Makeem Brooks on their tragic loss, and may our Lord provide them with the comfort and strength to overcome this difficult time. Thank you Deputy Sheriff Makeem Brooks for your dedication and service to your community. Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Makeem Brooks.

CBP Officer(retired) Luis Otero
DHS/Bureau Of Customs And Border Protection

November 19, 2019

Rest In Paradise Brother

Special Police Officer Amir Sikder
Fairview Police Department

November 19, 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 Deputy Sheriff Brooks.
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

November 19, 2019

On behalf of the Albany Police Academy Session 4 recruits, we send our condolences to the friends and family of Northampton County Sheriff's Office Deputy Sheriff Makeem Brooks.

Recruit Austin
Albany Police Academy

November 19, 2019

Rest easy Brother, Thank you for your service. May your sacrifice and memory never fade.

Jerry Matalone #8046 (Retired)
Des Moines Iowa Police Department

November 19, 2019

Thank you for your service sir, GOD BLESS

Mrs.C Singleton /Concern Citizen

November 18, 2019

To the family of Deputy Sheriff Makeem Brooks, friends, Sheriff Jack Smith and the
Northampton County Sheriff's Office.
You are lifted up in heart thought and prayer. May God comfort, hold you 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.
"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

November 18, 2019

What a tragic loss for your families, at home and at work. God Speed Brother Brooks.

Officer Sandra Rapey
Lindenhurst Police Department - Illinois

November 18, 2019

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

James P Waggle
Civilian

November 18, 2019

Rest in Peace Deputy Brooks. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this difficult time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Deputy Parole Administrator Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

November 18, 2019

Rest in Peace Deputy Brooks. Thank you for your Service.
My Prayers for your Family both Blood and Blue.

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

November 18, 2019

Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff Makeem Brooks.
Thank you for your service.
My thoughts and prayers are with the Brooks Family and the Northampton County Sheriff's Office.

Officer Janet Sanchez
Yuma Police Department

November 18, 2019

Rest In Peace brother.

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

November 17, 2019

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

HEROES NEVER DIE...

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

November 17, 2019

The saying is “Ours not to reason why, ours but to do and die.” May you Rest In Peace with our Lord and may Memories of you bring comfort to your Family and Friends.

USMC Surviving Wife & Former SAPD Volunt
SAPD VIP/PST

November 17, 2019

Rest in peace Bother Makeem, you are a true American Hero and will never be forgotten for your service and courage.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 07/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs OK PD

November 17, 2019

Rest in peace Sheriff

Civilian Max Wulz
Austrian Citizen

November 17, 2019

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