Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Dale Thomas Provins, Jr.

Jefferson Hills Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, June 13, 2020

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Reflections for Police Officer Dale Thomas Provins, Jr.

Thank you Officer Provins, Jr. for your hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Pennsylvania. 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

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

My condolences to his family, friends and fellow officers. I have a poem I would like to share:

The Badge

John 15:13 King James Version (KJV) Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends, (others).

The first responders wear a mask;
"Why?" Some may ask.
Because we believe in humanity.
Each of us, who laid our right hands
Upon the Bible, took an oath,
To protect and serve, this was
Our solemn troth.
Not only do Law-Enforcement,
Firefighters, and EMT's wear these
Badges of valor, but all whose
Reflections shine:
These are the Doctor's, Nurses,
PCT's, our Health Care providers,
Techs, Social Workers,
On down the line.
All of these precious lives do matter.

We knew, when we strapped
On our belts, we might not
Come home after our shift;
Each day could have been our last.
We are the role-models
And must pass on the eternal torch
Of self-sacrifice to our next generation.
We have quieted the child with tears;
We've sat with those those whose spirits
Needed a lift; we've cried with those who've
Suffered loss so they did not
Have to alone bare their heavy cross.
Love is an amazing gift.

We've been called by every name
Known to man;
Talked down those who've sought to maim
Whenever and whomever they can.
We've witnessed atrocities
Vengeful hearts,
Casting lots, and devising evil plots.
Yes, we lay down our lives everyday
To protect and serve.
We are the hero's ordained by God
Here on earth.
Say a little prayer for us,
And tell us you love us before
We walk out that door.

© Janice Bumbalough Marler : [email protected] 2020

I am a retired police officer. I am eighty years of age and now reside in Troy, Ohio. I graduated, in North Carolina, February 19, 1984-1994

July 1, 2020

To the family of Police Officer Dale Thomas Provins, Jr. friends, Police Chief Gene Roach and the
Jefferson Hills Borough Police Department, PA
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 to our great Nation and the the citizen's of Jefferson Hills, PA
"The LORD is near to the brokenhearted, and saves those who are crushed in spirit." Psalm 34:18
"For he (Jesus) has said, I will never leave you or forsake you." Hebrews 13:5

Patrolman A.S. Batson
CH / OB PD
Goldsboro, NC

June 27, 2020

Thank you for your service and sacrifice

Officer Alexander Hernandez
Miccousukee Tribal Police Department

June 26, 2020

may HIS light shine perpetual upon his face

Chief Jim Allen (retired)
Mobile County Child Support

June 24, 2020

On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Police Officer Dale Thomas Provins, Jr.
and the extended law enforcement family of the Jefferson Hills Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania.


End of Watch Friday, June 13, 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 23, 2020

Thank You for your contribution to our Country, and Thank You to your Family, for their Sacrifices. 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 22, 2020

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

Chip Nowlin
President
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

June 20, 2020

Rest in peace, Officer Legieza. 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

June 19, 2020

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden (Retired)

June 18, 2020

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Officer Provins and the Jefferson Hills Borough Police Department during this time. Thank you, Officer Provins, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

June 18, 2020

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

James P Waggle
Civilian

June 18, 2020

Rest In Peace brother

Lieutenant Don Barton
Garden City PD, MI

June 17, 2020

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Police Officer Dale Provins. Please know we are eternally grateful for Dale’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Police Officer Provins, 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 Jefferson Hills Borough Police Department in Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania for Dale’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 Police Officer Dale Provins’ daughter, fiancée and parents.

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.

Respectfully,

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]
214-908-2617

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

June 16, 2020

Semper Fi Brother.

SDS Mark McCormack
NYPD Retired

June 16, 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

"Semper Fi"

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

June 16, 2020

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Lieutenant E.Kemmer
Nevada Department of Public Safety

June 16, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Dale T. Provins, Jr. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. You are a true hero.

Jamie Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office, Ret.

June 15, 2020

Requiescat in Pacem

Police Officer Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

June 15, 2020

Officer Provins, I know that God has welcomed you into His arms and you are not suffering any longer. I thank you for your brave service to our country and to your department. May God continue to Bless all those that love and care about you. Rest In Peace, Brother

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Flowery Branch, GA

June 15, 2020

PO DALE PROVINS MAY YOU REST IN PEACE

MICHAEL D LONG
RETIRED NEW YORK STATE POLICE

June 15, 2020

God bless you Police Officer Dale Provins, Jr! Thank you for your many years of service with the Jefferson Hills Borough Police Department and your service with the United States Marine Corp. We are all thankful to you for service, your devotion and your sacrifices, and to your family and friends for their sacrifices. Our hearts break for your loved ones!! 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

June 15, 2020

RIP Officer Provins. Thank you for your service to the country and the citizens of Jefferson Hills Borough

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

June 15, 2020

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

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

June 15, 2020

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