Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Chief Deputy Bobby Wayne Jacobs

Knott County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, December 16, 2019

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Reflections for Chief Deputy Bobby Wayne Jacobs

Chief Deputy Jacobs graces our Christmas tree every year thanks to the Honor Tree. God Bless his family. We all continue to hold the line for our brothers and sisters who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice.

Officer Matthew Shirkey
Fergus Falls PD

December 3, 2021

Deepest Sympathy to the family of Deputy Jacobs, and to his Brothers and Sisters of the Knot County Sheriff’s Office,Kentucky. May God give comfort and understanding to their sacrifice.

Chaplain. Terry Longacre.
Red Rose Lodge FOP# 16 Lancaster, County Pennsylvanianbiu hasMa

December 16, 2020

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

February 6, 2020

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

January 21, 2020

Chief Deputy Jacobs, thank you for your service. So long as those you leave behind keep you in their hearts and minds, you will never truly be gone.

God Bless you, Brother and may you forever Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Departmentt

January 16, 2020

Deputy Jacobs, your long and faithful service to keep others safe will not go unnoticed by our good Lord who knows and sees everything. Your reward in heaven will be abundant. May He immerse you and your three daughters in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

January 14, 2020

May HE bless you in the afterlife, Chief Deputy Bobby Wayne Jacobs,

Thank you for your service. My heart, prayers and love to your three daughters, especially, but, to all of your family, the community and department. THANK YOU.


Davis Police Department - Daughter

December 30, 2019

Rest in peace brother.

Corporal (Ret) Brian Sullivan
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

December 28, 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

December 26, 2019

Heavenly Father, You are always faithful and quick to show mercy. Chief Deputy Bobby W. Jacobs, of the Knott County, Kentucky Sheriff’s Office, was taken from us on Monday, December 16, 2019. He suffered a fatal heart attack several hours after responding to assist at the scene of a barricaded subject who had threatened to kill law enforcement officers. Come swiftly to his aid, have mercy on him, and comfort his family, friends, and colleagues by the power and protection of the Cross. We ask this through our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ; for He is the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one can go to the Father except by way of the Son. Amen.

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons [children] of God.” [Matthew 5:9 ESV]

“And he [Jesus] said to him, “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.” [Luke 23:43 ESV]

“Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13 ESV]

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4 ESV]

Chaplain / Rev. Steven R. Closs, DDiv, RPP, NACM, NCCA
Ordained/Licensed/Certified Independent Christian Minister/Chaplain
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
Merrimack, NH 03054
Chartered by the National Association of Christian Ministers
Member of the National Certified Chaplains Association
Member of the National Association of Christian Ministers

Captain Steven R. Closs (Retired)
Nashua NH Police Department

December 25, 2019

May God bless you and your family. You paid the ultimate sacrifice. May you rest in peace my brother in blue.

(Ret) Trooper Dean Aires
PA State Police

December 25, 2019

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

December 23, 2019

To the family of Chief Deputy Bobby Wayne Jacobs, friends, Sheriff Dale Richardson and the
Knott 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!
"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
Goldsboro, NC

December 23, 2019

Thank you for your service and sacrifice

Officer Alexander Hernandez
Miccousukee Tribal Police Department

December 23, 2019

My sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Chief Deputy Bobby Jacobs on their loss. May our Lord give them all the strength and comfort during this time of trial. 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

December 23, 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

God Bless you Chief Deputy Bobby Wayne Jacobs . Thank you for your service with the Knott County Sheriff’s Department ❤️. Thank you for making the people in Knott County, Kentucky 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 20, 2019

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

Sgt. Monica Veney
Baltimore Police Department

December 19, 2019

I am sad to learn of the passing of a brother and hero in Chief Deputy Bobby Wayne Jacobs. I know our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Highways of Heaven. May the Lord deliver blessings, comfort and peace to his family, friends and all members of the Knott County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky.

Retired, T W Martinez
FOP member
State of New Mexico/JJS

December 19, 2019

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

Sergeant Monica Veney
Baltimore Police Department

December 19, 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

December 19, 2019

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

Anrae Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

December 19, 2019

The men & women of the Abilene Police Department extend their condolences over those who loved and cared about Chief Deputy Bobby Jacobs. His death leaves a hole and we are mindful of your difficult days ahead as you grieve. May peace dwell within.

Beth Reeves, Chaplain
Abilene Police Department

December 19, 2019

Rest sweetly now brother and thank you for your service. Chief Jacob's, your life mattered.

Barbara Johnson, SGT
LAPD retired

December 19, 2019


David Herbert
Toronto Police Service, Canada

December 18, 2019

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