Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant William Conley Jumper, Jr.

Greenville County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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Reflections for Sergeant William Conley Jumper, Jr.

"Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and perpetual light shine upon him."

Bishop Edward Skiba
Stuart, Fl Police Chaplain

October 21, 2020

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

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

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

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, NCCA
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
Merrimack, NH 03054

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

October 21, 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

October 21, 2020

RIP sir, may your soul rest in peace.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

October 21, 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

October 21, 2020

Sgt Jumper, you have given the ultimate sacrifice when it should not have been called upon! May God be with your family and friends during this senseless tragedy.

Reserve Officer Roger Lamb Rtd
Jackson Michigan PD

October 21, 2020

Rest in peace, brave warrior! We pray for your family, your coworkers and department for strength for the difficult journey ahead!

Lois Rao
Surviving Mother, SCHP Senior Trooper Michael J. Rao, EOW June 12, 200

October 21, 2020

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

October 21, 2020

RIP brother. We got it from here. Prayers for the family.

Lt. Robert T. Tester
SCC POLICE DEPT.

October 21, 2020

Rest in Peace Sgt Jumper, my sincere condolences to your family and to your department. God speed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Your ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

TERRY F. ZECH OFC RET
DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS POLICE DEPARTMENT DETROIT MICHIGAN

October 21, 2020

Rest in Peace Sgt. Jumper. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Jumper Family and the Greenville County Sheriff's Office.

Cpl. Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office New Jersey

October 21, 2020

Praying for peace and comfort today and in the days ahead. With deepest sympathy,

Rita Rocker
Deputy Executive Director
Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

October 21, 2020

I was a Trooper working the same area as Jumper was a deputy in for many years. He backed me up more times than I can count. He was always professional with the public and a hell of a nice guy to everyone he encountered. He loved police work and although tragic he was doing what he loved and what he was made to do till he died. Greenville county is a better place because of Jumper and he will be missed!

Trooper Andy Lazar (retired)
SC DPS

October 21, 2020

Condolences to the family ,friends and fellow officers from Blue Knights NC II

Chaplain Frank Spears
Blue Knights NC II

October 21, 2020

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

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

October 21, 2020

When you think of a great man Jumper was just that. I never heard Jumper say anything negative and he was always there if you needed him. He had a love for his community and did everything in his power to keep it safe. Jumper was the epitome of what new and veteran officers strive to be. Rest in peace Jumper, we have the watch.

Lieutenant Andy Rackley
Pickens County Sheriff's Office, SC

October 21, 2020

Rest in peace Sergeant Jumper!
You will not be forgotten!

Willie Bell Hopewell VA!
Friend Of All Law Enforcement Officers!

October 21, 2020

God bless you Sergeant Conley Jumper, for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends, and to your brothers and sisters from the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office. Rest in Peace Brother.

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

October 21, 2020

Rest in Peace Sergeant Conley Jumper! Thank you for your 28 years of service with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office in South Carolina. We are all thankful to you for your 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 wife, daughter, parents, and sister, and to all of your sisters and brothers in Blue that protect us. God bless you all!! (Matthew5:9)

Kelly & Eddie King

October 21, 2020

Rest In Peace...

Retired Detective Ed Falkowski
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

October 21, 2020

I'm saddened to here of ur passing. May God be with family & friends. They will never be another man that can run as fast as u. Greenville has lost a great friend!

Love Les

October 21, 2020

I remember you helped me in a bad time in my life and help turn things around d for me .tou will be missed rip it's a tragedy when the world loses one of our protectors .
BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS MY YOU FIND YOUR PEACE NOW

Civilian Supporter Robin Dinkins
Tattoo and Body Mods Backing the Blue

October 21, 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

October 21, 2020

Rest in Peace Sgt. Jumper, your service is not forgotten.

Capt. Jeff Knop (Ret.)
Menomonee Falls (WI) Police Department

October 21, 2020

I worked with jumper for ten years. He was a cops cop and a good man

FORMER Deputy II Randy Bayne
Greenville County Sheriff's Office

October 21, 2020

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