Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Corrections Officer IV Harold Paul "Skip" Smith, Sr.

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, December 15, 2020

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Reflections for Corrections Officer IV Harold Paul "Skip" Smith, Sr.

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

James P Waggle, Jr.
Civilian

January 15, 2021

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Smith, Sr. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

January 12, 2021

On behalf of the Kentucky Peace Officers' Association please accept our condolences on the passing of Officer Smith.

Chip Nowlin
President
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

January 12, 2021

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

January 4, 2021

Rest in eternal Peace, good and faithful public servant.
God has already reserved a special place for our peacemakers.
Please continue your careful and diligent watch over us.
When Law Enforcement perishes, a proud and caring nation mourns.
Thank you for your heroic sacrifice!
Thank you for your selfless service!
Thank you for your guardian protection!

Our prayers to the family and department.

Charles F. Holloway, Jr.
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Elizabethtown Police Department

January 4, 2021

Rest in Peace Officer Smith. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this difficult time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Deputy Parole Administrator Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

January 4, 2021

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Officer Smith and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division during this time. Thank you, Officer Smith, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

January 4, 2021

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

January 4, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr., ASAC
Federal Air Marshal Service

January 4, 2021

Rest in Peace Corrections Officer IV Harold Paul "Skip" Smith, Sr. Thank you for your 5.5 years of service with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice at the Jordan Unit in Pampa, Texas. 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 family, and we want them to know that you will never be forgotten! Our thoughts and Prayers go out to all of your family, and to all of your sisters and brothers in Blue that protect us. God bless you all!! (Matthew5:9)

Kelly & Eddie King

January 3, 2021

Rest in peace brother

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

January 3, 2021

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

January 3, 2021

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Corrections Officer Harold Paul Smith, Sr. Please know we are eternally grateful for Harold’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Corrections Officer Smith, 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 Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division in Huntsville, Texas for Harold’s partner and fellow officers. POINT 27 sent a Folded Flag Necklace engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Corrections Officer Smith’s family.

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

January 3, 2021

Corrections Officer Smith,

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

Det. Russ CainPittsburgh PD

January 3, 2021

Officer Smith, I want to thank you for your brave service working in those conditions in your senior years; you must have had your reasons. I salute you for your work ethic! I will pray for you and those that love and care about you. Go with God and Rest in Peace, Brother!

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Gainesville, GA

January 3, 2021

Officer Smith, for many years, you dedicated your life to protecting others that they may be safe. It took a small virus to take your life. Our Lord, who sees all and knows all, will reward you abundantly for your courage, dedication and selfless service. May He immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

January 3, 2021

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

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

January 3, 2021

Rest in peace hero

Ed McConnell Asst Police Chief
OPD

January 2, 2021

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

January 2, 2021

PRAYERS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AND OUR FAMILY OF BLUE AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND REST IN GODS ARMS.

MOTHER OF A DALLAS POLICEWOMAN LINDA KEM
None

January 2, 2021

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

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

January 2, 2021

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

January 2, 2021

On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Corrections Officer IV Harold Paul "Skip" Smith, Sr. and the extended law enforcement family of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division, Texas.


End of Watch Tuesday, December 15, 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 Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

January 2, 2021

RIP Officer Smith. Thank you for your service to the state Texas

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

January 2, 2021

Rest in Peace

PTL B L Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake PD OH

January 1, 2021

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