Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Stephen Jones

Concho County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Monday, May 10, 2021

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Reflections for Sergeant Stephen Jones

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

June 5, 2021

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Sergeant Jones. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Concho County Sheriff's Office.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

June 3, 2021

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

May 29, 2021

Rest in peace brother, we'll take it from here. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Sgt Jones during this time of tragic and senseless loss.

Donnie Meaders
Okemah (OK) Police Department (Retired)

May 24, 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)

May 23, 2021

Sgt. Jones,

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

May 23, 2021

PRAYERS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AND OUR FAMILY OF BLUE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT FOR YOUR COMMUNITY. ANOTHER OFFICER TAKEN TO SOON. REST IN THE PALM OF GODS HAND.

MOTHER OF A DALLAS POLICWOMAN LINDA KEMP
NONE

May 22, 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.
Assistant Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge (ASAC)
New York Field Office
Federal Air Marshal Service

May 20, 2021

Thank you for your service Sgt. Jones. You will not be forgotten. Prayers to your family, both blood & blue.

Tracey Williams
Ex-Wife of a San Angelo Police Department Sergeant

May 20, 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

May 19, 2021

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

James P Waggle, Jr.
Civilian

May 19, 2021

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

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

May 18, 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

May 17, 2021

Rest in Peace Deputy Jones, 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 DETROIT MICHIGAN

May 17, 2021

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

May 17, 2021

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

Jerry Matalone [email protected]
Des Moines Iowa Police Department

May 16, 2021

As a daughter, wife, niece and cousin to numerous law enforcement officers I can say I grieve the loss of an officer and mostly grieve for the families. Rest In Peace and I pray for comfort of the families. Small children will never know the bravery and heart of their lost family member and that’s more than a shame.

Debra Taylor
Law enforcement family member

May 16, 2021

Sheriff Jones, our Lord took you back to Himself as your life had only begun for reasons known to Him alone. He will reward you abundantly. May He immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

May 15, 2021

I would like to offer my condolences to the family and friends of Deputy Jones. I am truly sorry for your loss. The service and sacrifice of Deputy Jones to the people of Texas mattered and will not be forgotten. I am praying for your comfort and peace.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs
Maryland

May 14, 2021

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.
Author Unknown

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

May 14, 2021

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Deputy, Stephen Jones, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Deputy makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed. Our Prayers and Thoughts to the Eden Municipal employee who was critically wounded for a safe and speedy recovery.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

May 14, 2021

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Concho County Sheriff's Office. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

May 14, 2021

On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Deputy Sheriff Stephen Jones and the extended law enforcement family of the Concho County Sheriff's Office, Texas.


End of Watch Monday, May 10, 2021


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

May 14, 2021

RIP, Deputy Jones. Praying for your loved ones.

Officer C Curione (Retired)
Rochester Police Department, NY

May 13, 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

May 13, 2021

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