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Lieutenant Stephen Paul Williams

Moody Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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Reflections for Lieutenant Stephen Paul Williams

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement family. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

June 2, 2021

When a fellow officer is murdered unjustly this is how we riot.

Not with bricks and bottles but with a seemingly endless sea of blue lights.

Not with hatred in our hearts, but hands and hats covering them.

Not with empty chants but waving flags.

Not with cowardly masks but courageous men and women holding the line between evil and good.

Not with defacing property but by defending and keeping the peace.

Not with the tactics of terror but treading into the places few are willing to go.

THIS is how we riot.

Not by lighting things on fire but by lining the streets for miles and miles together both cop and community as one.

Not by hurling insults but by hugs, handshakes and heads bowed.

Not by focusing on our differences but focusing on what unites us regardless of race or religion.

Not by riding the latest social media trends but really doing something in our communities.

Not by mindless media manipulation but meaningful interactions with those they will never give voice to.

Not by separating people with broad strokes but standing shoulder to shoulder together in our diversity.

THIS is how we riot.

Make no mistake: we know first hand that injustice exists in the world.

We see it each and every time one of us pays the ultimate price for strangers with our lives.

AND we absolutely despise and condemn that injustice when we see it from our own ranks but just know:

We will still show up when you call.

We will still show up when the media isn’t there.

We will still strive to safeguard lives and property.

We will still protect the weak against oppression and intimidation.

We will still stand in front of the peaceful against violence and disorder.

We will still uphold our oaths to respect the constitutional rights of ALL to liberty, equality and justice.

Because THIS is how we riot
Rest in Peace Sir, Mike The Cop make this speech for you.

William Jin
Future Law Enforcement Officer

January 28, 2021

Lord, I ask for courage;
Courage to face and conquer my own fears...
Courage to take me where others will not go.
I ask for strength;
Strength of body to protect others...
Strength of spirit to lead others.
I ask dedication;
Dedication to my job to do it well...
Dedication to my community to keep it safe.
Give me, Lord, concern;
For all those who trust me...
And compassion for those who need me
And, please, Lord, through it all; be at my side.

Lt. James Compton, Retired (AL)
Member, Blue Knights, Virginia II

January 8, 2021

Lieutenant Williams,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

July 11, 2020

Thank you Lieutenant Williams for your hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Alabama. 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.


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

July 4, 2020

On behalf of our family to all your family sir, Our hearts bleed for all of you. Every time we loose another officer it rips through our souls as we know all too well what road all of you are now on, and must travel for the rest of your lives. No matter what please, please, please stay close to one another. You’re a HERO and will forever be a HERO!! We will NEVER FORGET the sacrifices each of you made by Your hero deciding to put on the uniform and badge EVERYDAY. May God give all of you peace knowing he saved the life of others and did so so proudly. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they are and will be called the Children of God. Sir, May you Rest In Peace and continue to show the signs to your family that you are around them, FOREVER. As a mother of a fallen hero, my son does this daily and knowing he’s still here, brings great comfort. So I ask you Sir....please be their guardian angel as they walk through the shadows of grief. All LEO supporters and the officers you left behind, will take it from here, sir. RIP!!

Ms. Tammy Avent
Mother of Fallen BPA Jose “Joey” Barraza EOW: 4-18-16.

July 4, 2020

Praying for your family, friends, colleagues, agencies during this very difficult time for them and all of us. Thank you for your service! We shall remember you with pride and admiration always! May God Bless the Blue!

“The peacemakers are blessed, for they will be called sons [children] of God.” [Matthew 5:9 HCSB];

“Those who mourn are blessed, for they will be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4 HCSB], and;

“No one has greater love than this, that someone would lay down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13 HCSB]

Depart in peace, Brother-in-Blue; in the name of God the Father who created you; in the name of Christ Jesus who redeemed you; in the name of the Holy Spirit who sanctifies you. May you rest in peace and dwell forever with the Lord. Amen.

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, CIMT, NCCA
Ordained/Licensed/Certified Independent Ecumenical Clergy / Chaplain
Ministry: Law Enforcement Chaplaincy
Merrimack, NH 03054

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS
Nashua NH and Merrimack NH Police Departments

July 1, 2020

Thank you for your service and sacrifice

Officer Alexander Hernandez
Miccousukee Tribal Police Department

June 26, 2020

To the family of Lieutenant Stephen Williams, friends, Chief of Police Thomas Hunt and the
Moody Police Department,
You are lifted up in heart, though 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 near to the brokenhearted, and saves those who are crushed in spirit." Psalm 34:18
"For God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our guide even to the end." Psalm 48:14

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Goldsboro, NC

June 23, 2020

On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Lieutenant Stephen Williams and the extended law enforcement family of the Moody Police Department, Alabama.

End of Watch Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

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

June 18, 2020

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

June 16, 2020

Our deepest condolences to the family both blood and blue. R.I.P. sir we have the watch from here.

Deputy T. “Beau” Liles
Barbour County Sheriff Department

June 14, 2020

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 Lieutenantm Frank J Corasa
Baltimore City Fire Department

June 14, 2020

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

James P Waggle

June 13, 2020

My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Lieutenant Stephen Williams. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and all the brave men and women in uniform, who put their lives on the line to serve and protect their fellow citizens. Thank you for your service to your community. Rest in peace Lieutenant Stephen Williams.

CBP Officer(retired), Luis Otero
DHS/Bureau of Customs and Border Protection

June 11, 2020

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Lieutenant Williams and the Moody Police Department during this time. Thank you, Lieutenant Williams, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

June 11, 2020

Rest in paradise LT! Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends.

NMSP Patrolman Greg Ramirez

June 10, 2020

Even though the time has come to end the watch, they are still watching. Even though they are no longer with us, they are still teaching. The loss is new and the pain is great but we carry on for our family’s sake. Give us the keys, we’ll take over from here. Now is the time to release your fears. We got your watch, we’ll carry on, rest with peace my brother for your never really gone.

From your brothers and sisters
at the Waukesha County Jail, WI


June 9, 2020

My deepest condolences go out to Lieutenant Williams family, friends and co-workers at Moody Police Department during this difficult time.
Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.
Rest In Peace my Brother in BLUE Lieutenant Williams.

Officer Janet Sanchez
F.O.P member Yuma Lodge #24
Yuma Police Department

June 8, 2020

Getting that call early in the morning as I was getting off shift changed my life forever. You will be missed, Stephen. I will always remember you, bro.

Deputy Tim Davison
Island County Sheriff's Office

June 8, 2020

My deepest sympathy to the family, friends and brother and sisters in blue. Thank you for your service and for all the communities you served and protected. Lieutenant Williams you are a true hero and will never be forgotten. Sending prayers.

Sheila Adkins-Reynolds
City of Montgomery Alabama Police Department

June 8, 2020

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

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

June 7, 2020

RIP, Sgt Williams. Thank you for your service. Praying for your loved ones.

Officer C Curione, ret.
Rochester Police Department, NY

June 7, 2020

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well.

Douglas J. Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Central Macomb Lodge #187 Macomb County Mich

June 7, 2020

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

June 6, 2020

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