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Public Safety Officer Jackson Ryan Winkeler

Florence Regional Airport Department of Public Safety, South Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, January 5, 2020

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Reflections for Public Safety Officer Jackson Ryan Winkeler

God bless you and your family and Department brother again a brother taken at the hands of the thug element you nor what happened is forgotten Thank you for your sacrifice as I have said before no punishment for the crime just appeals and in 30 years this low life thug will still be alive paid for by good people because of a bleeding heart judicial system that is failing us just as it did me when I was shot twice by a thug who did 30 years only to get out and continue his thug life but no more I am beyond sad that our lives and families are being destroyed Brother you are the true hero to you and all my Brothers and Sisters that go do this calling everyday God walk with you Roman's 13 4

Retired Lieutenant Tommy Pettus
Talladega Alabama Police Department

January 6, 2020

Winkeler family and friends may God grant you all with a speedy healing.PSO Officer Winkeler thank you for your service to your Department. Most of all thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice in the Line of Duty.

Res.Sgt.Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls,OH Police Dept

January 6, 2020

R. I.P Officer Winkeler May God Look after you

Retired Sergeant DeVincenzo
Retired SPCA Monmouth Country NJ

January 6, 2020


Security Jeffrey Harrison
Corpus Christi State School

January 6, 2020

Requiescat in Pacem

Police Officer Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

January 5, 2020

Jackson, my eyes have been blurry all day. I’ve cried, I’ve laughed, I’ve had fits of rage, I’ve had complete meltdowns, and I’ve asked why over and over. Brother, I can never repay you for the love, the friendship, or the loyalty you gave me. You had a servants heart in every since of the words. You gave of yourself so freely and you will always be remembered for that. You final gift was your life. You were fulfilling your dream, just wish it could have been longer! Keep an eye on us little brother, we’re sure going to need it. Jackson Winkeler, I love you. We’re going to hold this line for you!

Cpl. C. Zane Bryant
Latta Police Department

January 5, 2020

"Somebody killed a policeman today,
And a part of America died.
A piece of our country he swore to protect
Will be buried with him at his side.
The suspect who shot him will stand up in court,
With counsel demanding his rights,
While a young widowed mother must work for her kids
And spend alone many long nights.
The beat that he walked was a battlefield, too,
Just as if he'd gone off to war.
Though the flag of our nation won't fly at half mast,
To his name they will add a gold star.
Yes, somebody killed a policeman today,
It happened in your town or mine.
While we slept in comfort behind our locked doors,
A cop put his life on the line.
Now, his ghost walks a beat on a dark city street,
And he stands at each new rookie's side.
He answered the call and gave us his all,
And a part of America died."

Author Unknown

E.C.Proft Cheif Deputy retired

January 5, 2020

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

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

January 5, 2020

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

January 5, 2020

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Public Safety Officer Jackson Winkeler. Please know we are eternally grateful for Jackson’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Public Safety Officer Jackson Winkeler, POINT 27 sent 27 Thin Blue Line Dog Tag Necklaces, engraved with “Blessed are the Peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Matthew 5:9, to the Florence Regional Airport Department of Public Safety for Jackson’s partner and fellow officers. POINT 27 sent Folded Flag Necklaces engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Public Safety Officer Jackson Winkeler’s parents and sister.

POINT 27 is a Non-Profit organization with a mission to strengthen and encourage members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and their families, by sharing scripture on Dog Tags and Jewelry called Shields of Strength.

We will never forget and we are forever grateful.


Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired
Executive Director-POINT 27

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department-Reserve Division
POINT 27 National Outreach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison
[email protected]

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department Reserve Division
POINT 27- National Out Reach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison

January 5, 2020

Rest easy brother heaven bound on angel wings lord take him home with you. We have the watch from here as you patrol the heavens gate. Prayers for your family and your department. Your wings were ready but we were not.

Corporal John Biggins
Hawkins County Sheriff's Office TN

January 5, 2020

My condolences to Officer Winkeler’s family. Thank you for the sacrifices you have made so he could serve the public.

Provincial Constable Evan Watson Retired
Ontario Provincial Police

January 5, 2020

RIP Brother!

Officer Turner
Memphis Airport Police Dept

January 5, 2020

Rest in peace Public Safety Officer Winkeler.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 5, 2020


Retired Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service, Canada

January 5, 2020

Rest In Peace officer Winkeler.
My thoughts and prayers are with him his family and his work brothers and sisters. Thank you for your service.

Doris Shorback
Mother of an officer

January 5, 2020

May his soul Rest In Peace.
You’ll never be forgotten.

Officer Destiny Johnson
Erwin Police Department

January 5, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother!!

Lieutenant Vic Manata
Newark Police Department , Newark NJ

January 5, 2020

Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Paul Schanno
Minnesota Dept. of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

January 5, 2020

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

Sergeant Monica Veney
Baltimore Police Department

January 5, 2020

R I P Brother

Herbie Buck Ret. Officer

January 5, 2020

The thoughts, hearts and prayers of everyone here at Cape Carteret PD go out to the families, both blood and blue, of Officer Winkeler. May the Good Lord give you strength, comfort and peace.
He swore an oath to serve and protect and he made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of that oath.

Go with God.
Lt. Michael V. Caldwell, Chaplain

January 5, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Jackson Winkeler.
Prayers and condolences for family and friends.

Sgt. Randy Keenan ~ (Retired)
City of Alameda, CA Police Department

January 5, 2020

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whose blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept.
Columbia, SC

January 5, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother my prayers to you and your family and friends coworkers

State Correctional Officer Ca (ret) E.S.
Californa Dept of Corrections

January 5, 2020

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