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Deputy Sheriff Stephen Reece

Cheatham County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Friday, November 15, 2019

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Stephen Reece

Sheriff Reece, for 24 long years, you served willingly and devotedly so that others would be safe. Our loving God will have an abundant reward waiting for you. May He immerse you and those you've left behind in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

December 2, 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

"Semper Fi"

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

November 29, 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

"Semper Fi"

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

You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret)
Nassau County PD, NY

November 25, 2019

Deputy Reece, a tragic loss on so many levels. Thank you for your service to this nation and to the people of Tennessee.

God Bless you and may your eternal rest be ever peaceful.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

November 25, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli
NYPD-Retired

November 25, 2019

If all the good I can do on my shift tonight is offer a Semper Fidelis to the meaning of Stephens life and career so be it. We are wearing uniforms much like he was that fateful day but we are also his reinforcement carrying on his pursuit of justice.

M. Fitzgerald, Correctional Officer
Federal Burea of Prisons

November 24, 2019

My heart continues to hurt ,I'm glad I had a chance to call you friend ,You were a genuine good guy. Rest in peace my friend ,take care of my Stumpy boy on the other side.

Laurie and Kevin
Friend and neighbor

November 23, 2019

God Bless

Physical Security Specialist Timothy Re
NGA

November 21, 2019

Rest in peace, Deputy Reece. 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

November 21, 2019

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

US Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

November 21, 2019

Rest In Peace brother

Deputy Inspector NYPD (Retired) Arnold D
NYPD and President of FOP Lodge NY3100

November 21, 2019

May Almighty God grant you eternal life and grant your loved ones comfort within His loving arms.

Jerry W. Leonard Special Agent-in-Charge (Retired)
Department of Defense/DA ODCS-I

November 20, 2019

Dear Deputy Sheriff Stephen Reece,

Thank you for your service. I pray to meet you someday on that other side. May you rest in HIS peace. Love and prayers to your family, the Department and Community you served. THANK YOU,

Until that Day, love in Christ

Kim Durham

November 20, 2019

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

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

November 20, 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

Rest in peace Deputy Reece!
You will not be forgotten!

Willie Bell Hopewell VA!
Friend Of All Law Enforcement Officers!

November 20, 2019

Rest easy my Brother. May your sacrifice and memory never fade.

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

November 20, 2019

We brothers blue remain hearts and now shown we send our faithful friend to his eternal home Rip Deputy Reece although I didn’t know you but we support the same oath the same line thank you for your service prayers for your family and the CCSO

Corporal John Biggins
Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office TN

November 20, 2019

Thank you for your service. Prayers for your Family and Department.

Sergeant Monica Veney
Baltimore Police Department

November 20, 2019

Rest easy. Prayers for your family. Semper Fi Brother

Patrol Jonathan Tays
Chelmsford, MA

November 19, 2019

Thank You Deputy Reece for both your Military and Police Service. My sincere condolences to your family, Friends, and The Members of The Cheatham County Sheriffs Office, TN..

Tommy Schoenfeld, Chief of Police, Ret.
Brookfield P.D., Brookfield IL.

November 19, 2019

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

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

November 19, 2019

You service and sacrifice will never be forgotten

Special Police Officer Amir Sikder
Fairview Police Department

November 19, 2019

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