Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Constable Eula Ray "Raye" Hawkins

Panola County Constable's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch Thursday, December 12, 2019

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Reflections for Constable Eula Ray "Raye" Hawkins

Rest In Peace

Mark Mottola

February 18, 2020

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

January 21, 2020

Constable Hawkins, how tragic that these kids caused your death. They no doubt saw the whole event as a big game. The naïvete of these children has taken a hero from all who know and love him best, as well as all those in his extended family in blue.

The only two line of duty deaths in my home town were due to a stupid kid in a stolen car who caused to very good men to crash while trying to stop them. It's heartbreaking and infuriating and so unnecessary.

Brother, we mourn and honor you here and our prayers go out to all you leave behind, and most especially to your son who had to witness your passing. He too, is truly a hero, albeit a reluctant one.

Ptl. Jim Leahy,
Harvard University Police Department

January 15, 2020

I read these post a few days after Raye's death and I can barely remember i was soo in such state of shock and grief... i do want to say that i again have read each and everyone's support and support. May God help us to pay this forward to others.

Diane Tutor
Sister of Raye Hawkins Constable of Panola County MS

January 7, 2020

On behalf of the Kentucky Peace Officers' Association please accept our condolences on the tragic death of Constable Hawkins.

Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

December 25, 2019

To the family of Constable Eula Ray "Raye" Hawkins, friends, and the Panola County Constable's Office.
You are lifted up in heart, thought and prayers. 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!
"The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit." Psalm 34:18
"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

December 23, 2019

Rest in Peace Constable Hawkins

Police Officer Ahmed Danso-Faried
City of White Plains Police Department

December 21, 2019

I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers. RIP.

Retired Fire Lieutenant Frank J Corasan
Baltimore City Fire Department

December 20, 2019

My deepest of gratitude and condolences.

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

December 19, 2019

The men and women of the Abilene Police Department extend their condolences to the family, friends, and coworkers of Constable Raye Hawkins. How grateful we are for families dedicated to serving others, as was this family. Our prayer is for peace and comfort in the day, weeks, and months ahead.

Beth Reeves, Chaplain
Abilene Police Department

December 19, 2019

Thank you for your lifetime commitment to keeping your community safe. Prayers are being sent up for your families, at home and at work. Rest in Peace and know that you will never be forgotten.

Officer Sandra Rapey
Lindenhurst Police Department - Illinois

December 18, 2019

RIP Constable Hawkins. Sincere condolences and prayers to his family and fellow colleagues for their tragic loss. Thank you for your service. Salute and Respect from the South African Police Service

Constable Tessa Le Roux
South African Police Service

December 18, 2019

Thank you Constable Hawkins for your hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Mississippi. 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

December 17, 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

December 17, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother

Deputy Shannon Yates
Covington County Sheriff Department

December 17, 2019

Rest in peace Brother.

Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

December 17, 2019

RIP, Sir. Thank you and your son for your service.

V.K.Mary, 911 Communications Officer, Harris County Sheriffs Office, Houston, in the Great State of Texas

December 16, 2019

Rest easy, Brother. We've got it from here. God bless!

L/Cpl(Ret.) CH Rose III
SCHP/DPS

December 16, 2019

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

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

December 16, 2019

God Bless you Constable Eula Ray “Raye” Hawkins . Thank you for your service with the Panola County Constable’s Office ❤️. Thank you for making the people in Panola County, Mississippi feel safer. We are all thankful to you for your service, your devotion and your sacrifices, and to your family and friends for their 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!! (Matthew5:9)

Kelly & Eddie King

December 16, 2019

RIP Constable Hawkins. Sincere condolences to his family and fellow colleagues for their tragic loss. Thank you for your service. Salute and Respect from South African Police Service

Constable Tessa Le Roux
South African Police Service

December 16, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue.

“Blessed are the Peacemakers for they shall be Called Sons of God.” Matthew 5:9

Detective D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

December 16, 2019

On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Constable Eula Ray "Raye" Hawkins and the extended law enforcement family of the Panola County Constable's Office, Mississippi.


End of Watch Thursday, December 12, 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

December 16, 2019

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

December 16, 2019

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

S. I. Drake - Lt/IPD | IMPD (Ret)

December 15, 2019

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