Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Captain Justin Williams Bedwell

Decatur County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, March 1, 2021

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Reflections for Captain Justin Williams Bedwell

Thank you for your service Rest In Peace

Po Shaun Walters
Nypd ~ Retired

March 4, 2021

May your soul Rest In Peace and god look over your family

Sgt Allan Alexander

March 4, 2021

May god rest your soul peace and look over your family.

Sgt Allan Alexander

March 4, 2021

RIP COT Bedwell. You served your county and state with honor and distinction.

SFC William Farrell
US Army MIlitary Police, Ret

March 3, 2021

RIP Captain Bedwell we have the watch from here. You will not be forgotten for the ultimate Sacrifice you have made!!!

Detention Deputy Powell
Newton County Sheriff’s Office

March 3, 2021

RIP. Thank you for your service brother.

Deputy Ryan Davis
Madison County Sheriffs Office

March 3, 2021

Rest easy brother thank you for your service. May your sacrifice or memory never fade.

Jerry Matalone #8046 (Retired)
Des Moines Iowa Police Department

March 3, 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

March 3, 2021

RIP Lieutenant Bedwell. Thank you for your public service to the community.

Inspector General Gregory Call

March 3, 2021

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

March 3, 2021

Thank you for your service. Rest easy.

Deputy Troy
Collier County Sheriffs Office

March 2, 2021

Thank you for your service, Lieutenant Justin Bedwell,

I pray for your family, the Department and Community. I pray that you are resting in peace now in a better place with God's blessings.

Thank you,

Davis Police Department - Daughter

March 2, 2021

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

March 2, 2021

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

March 2, 2021

Rest in peace Lieutenant Justin Bedwell.
Prayers and condolences for family and friends.

Sgt. Randy Keenan ~ (Retired)
City of Alameda, CA Police Department

March 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)

March 2, 2021

RIP Lieutenant Bedwell. Sincere condolences to his family and fellow colleagues for their tragic loss Salute and Respect from the South African Police Service.

Constable. Tessa Le Roux
South African Police Service

March 2, 2021

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

Rudy Jones ( Retired )
Former Cuyahoga Falls Ohio Police Dept

March 2, 2021

R I P Brother

Herbie Buck Ret. Officer

March 2, 2021

Our sympathy to the family and law enforcement brothers and sisters of Officer Bedwell. As a dispatcher and wife to an officer this breaks my heart. Peace be with you through this difficult time

Tina Gay - Director
Tift Co E-911

March 2, 2021

A hero was murdered in cold blood.
Condolences and Prayers for the family.
Thank you for your bravery, your service, and your life.
Rest in Peace

Chief R. A. McCann
Armour College Law Enforcement/Department of Public Safety

March 2, 2021

R.I.P. my brother in Gods arms.

Deputy Guadalupe Cruz
Bexar County Constable Pct. 1

March 2, 2021

Rest In Peace brother. Your service and courage will not be forgotten LT. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and department during this tragic time. Matthew 5:9.

Lieutenant Don Barton
Garden City PD, MI

March 2, 2021

You gave all, to protect the people of your community.
Those left behind will remember and continue on in your name.
You can rest now.
Be at peace.

With great respect, thank you for your service.

Lieutenant Randy Stephens
Colquitt County Sheriff's Office, Moultrie, Georgia

March 2, 2021

RIP my brother

Ret. Patrol Officer Edward Zona #377
New Haven Connecticut Police Dept.

March 2, 2021

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