Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant James K. Smith

Iowa State Patrol, Iowa

End of Watch Friday, April 9, 2021

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Reflections for Sergeant James K. Smith

Rest In Peace...

Retired Detective
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

April 12, 2021

Sergeant Smith may God welcome you with open arms. My respects Sir.

Sgt David Osborne
Tennessee Highway Patrol

April 12, 2021

may HIS light shine perpetual upon his face

Chief Jim Allen (retired)
Mobile County Child Support

April 12, 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

April 12, 2021

Deepest sympathy to the family of Sergeant Smith and to his Brothers and Sisters of the Iowa State Patrol, Iowa. May GOD give peace, comfort, and understanding for their loss.RIP Brother we got your watch.

Chaplain Terry Longacre.
Red Rose Lodge FOP# 16 Lancaster, County, Pennsylvania

April 11, 2021

Rest in peace brother

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

April 11, 2021

God Speed Brother

Deputy Tim Duvall
Boyd County KY Sheriffs Department

April 11, 2021

Rest In Peace my dear friend, you will be missed. I learned so much from you and still can’t believe it. My family will pray for yours as they go through this tough time. Thank you for everything you’ve done Mr. Smith.

Zach S.
Friend

April 11, 2021

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

April 11, 2021

Rest In Peace my dear friend, you will be missed. I learned so much from you and still can’t believe it. My family will pray for yours as they go through this tough time. Thank you for everything you’ve done Mr. Smith.

Zach S.
Friend

April 11, 2021

Rest in peace Sergeant Jim Smith.
Prayers and condolences for family and friends.

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

April 11, 2021

Rest In Peace Sergeant James Smith! Thank you for your 27 years of service with the Iowa State Patrol. 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 wife and your two children, 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

April 11, 2021

May Sgt. Smith RIP.

Terence Patrick Molinari
First Sergeant, Retired
New York State Police

April 11, 2021

God's blessings to you Sergeant Smith, your family, and your colleagues with the Iowa State Patrol.

With great honor and deep respect for you, and
peace and comfort to your survivors

Sergeant Fredric E. Oakman
Pennsylvania State Police (retired)

April 11, 2021

Rest in Peace Brother

Thank you for your service and ULTIMATE SACRIFICE

Prayers for you and your family

GOD BLESS

Firefighter Ronald Lavallee
Lawrence, MA Fire Department

April 11, 2021

My condolences to his family, friends and co-workers.
I wrote the following:

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 the 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 bear 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.

Corporal, Retired: Janice B Marler
Duke University Public Safety, Durham,

April 11, 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

April 11, 2021

Rest In Peace Sgt Smith 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
Veteran Affairs Police Detroit Michigan

April 11, 2021

"Somebody killed a policeman today,
And a part of America died.
A piece of our country he swore to protect
Will be buried with him at his side.
The suspect who shot him will stand up in court,
With counsel demanding his rights,
While a young widowed mother must work for her kids
And spend alone many long nights.
The beat that he walked was a battlefield, too,
Just as if he'd gone off to war.
Though the flag of our nation won't fly at half mast,
To his name they will add a gold star.
Yes, somebody killed a policeman today,
It happened in your town or mine.
While we slept in comfort behind our locked doors,
A cop put his life on the line.
Now, his ghost walks a beat on a dark city street,
And he stands at each new rookie's side.
He answered the call and gave us his all,
And a part of America died."

Author Unknown

E.C.Proft Chief Criminal Deputy (Retired)
Island County Sheriff's Office

April 11, 2021

OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY OF SERGEANT SMITH, AND ALL THOSE WHO MOURN THE LOSS OF SERGEANT SMITH. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME.
HIS SERVICE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED IN YOUR COMMUNITY AND HIS DEEDS NEVER FORGOTTEN.
GOD BLESS

Retired Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service, Canada

April 11, 2021

Lord Jesus Christ, You came to earth to show us what true love looks like. You taught us that love was about sacrifice, virtue, and service. You taught us that love means to lay down your life for one another. For fallen law enforcement officers everywhere, we thank You, O Lord, for their selfless example of courage and valor. We ask that You would bless and keep the families, friends, and colleagues of these fallen law enforcement officers. Wipe every tear from their eyes, O Lord. Help them to heal and to move forward in a way that honors the memories of their loved ones in Blue. In Christ Jesus, I pray for all those law enforcement officers who have fallen in the Line-of-Duty. Amen.

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

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

April 11, 2021

Jesus Christ, during His earthly ministry, proclaimed, “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
Ordained/Licensed Independent Christian Clergy
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
Merrimack, NH 03054

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

April 11, 2021

Rest in peace Brother James, 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

April 11, 2021

Rest In Peace Brave Soul. "Blessed our the Peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God".

Officer M. Freer (ret.)
Marietta PD, Marietta Georgia

April 11, 2021

Sergeant Smith,

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

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

April 11, 2021

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