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.


Anrae G Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

June 14, 2020

Officer Provins, there is much evil in this world and you put your life in danger day after day of your dedicated selfless service that your community would live in safety. Your reward in heaven will be abundant. May He immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

June 14, 2020

Officer Provins, you were a TRUE HERO. Thank you for youveterr service ♥️. I am also a Marines Corps Iveteran.
May God bless you.

Businessman Randy Johnson

June 14, 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

June 14, 2020

You will be missed, Officer. You will be remembered. Thank you for your service

Father of a Corrections Officer David So

June 14, 2020

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

Res.Sgt Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls, OH Police Department

June 14, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother.


June 14, 2020

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

June 14, 2020

Good night, sir, and thank you. Rest easy!

Lt. Joe Miller
Salisbury Police Dept, NC

June 14, 2020

God bless Officer Dale Provins for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go to your family and friends, and to your brothers and sisters from the Jefferson Hills Borough Police Department. Rest in Peace Brother.

Officer Jim Drabos (Retired)
San Gabriel (CA) Police Department

June 14, 2020

Rest easy, sir. Thank you for your service.

Lieutenant Joe Miller
Salisbury Police Dept

June 14, 2020

Rest in peace Brother....My thoughts are with your family, friends, and the members of your agency during this most difficult and tragic time....

LT. Joseph Ward, Ret
Jackson, NJ PD

June 14, 2020

Rest in peace brother from across the water. The thin blue line is a little thinner today.

My deepest condolences.

PC Rich Nicholls
Central Motorway Police Group, UK

June 14, 2020

Rest in peace. You will never be forgotten.

Police Officer Eric Borghesani
San Francisco Police Dept.

June 14, 2020

Semper Fi Brother! We have the watch! Thank You for your service and myself and all you Marine brothers are thinking about you.

Police Officer Russ Orlando
Union City Police Department

June 14, 2020

So sad to hear the news.

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

June 14, 2020

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

June 14, 2020

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Thank you for your service Officer Provins. Rest in peace Dear Brother of Blue. God bless. "Heroes Live Forever"

Surviving Sister Catherine Garibay Sanc

June 14, 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 14, 2020

So sad RIP brother we have the watch.

Captain Jerry Syrek
Mayport Police Department

June 14, 2020

I am sad to learn of the passing of a brother and hero in Police Officer Dale Provins. I know Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven. May the Lord deliver blessings, comfort and peace to his family, friends and all members of the Jefferson Hills Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania.

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

June 14, 2020

Rest in peace brother, may God bless the family and give strength during these difficult times. Semper Fi Marine

First Sergeant, Cottrell
Retired Marine/Retired police officer

June 14, 2020

Rest in peace Brother Dale, you are a true American Hero and will never be forgotten for your service and courage.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 07/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs OK PD

June 14, 2020

Rest in peace brother, may God give your family strength and directions moving forward. Semper Fi, Marine!

First Sergeant, United States Marines
Retired Marine/Retired police officer

June 14, 2020

Rest Now Brother

Officer Shannon Yates
Collins Police Department

June 14, 2020

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