Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sheriff Lee D. Vance

Hinds County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch Tuesday, August 3, 2021

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Reflections for Sheriff Lee D. Vance

I miss you like crazy daddy

Kimberly Clayton

October 15, 2021

Sheriff Vance, we miss you more and more every day. Thank you for the man you were: a hero to all of us.

Therese Apel
Founder/CEO
Darkhorse Press LLC

September 16, 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)

August 28, 2021

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

Deputy Parole Administrator Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

August 27, 2021

I served with Sheriff Vance when he was a patrol officer with the Jackson Mississippi Police Department. He was an absolute pleasure to be around. Even in the worst circumstances Lee was truly at his best and could make the worst situations a little easier to deal with. With his rise through the ranks, he was always the same Lee Vance. Rank never changed him. To borrow a line from one of my favorite movies, Lee was “ Cheerful in all weathers, never shirked a task, splendid behavior “. He will sorely be missed by many. It was an honor to know him and call him a friend. I will think of him often.

Sergeant (Retired) Charlie Smith
Jackson Police Department

August 25, 2021

Rest Now Brother

Officer Shannon Yates
Collins Police Department (MS)

August 24, 2021

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Sheriff Vance and the Hinds County Sheriff's Office during this time. Thank you, Sheriff Vance, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

August 24, 2021

Sheriff Vance,

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

August 22, 2021

RIP Sheriff Vance. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Hinds County and Jackson

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

August 20, 2021

Sheriff Vance, 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

August 20, 2021

So sorry, Sheriff Lee D. Vance.
Thank you for your years of service. May God Bless and reward you richly in that Day. My prayers for your family, the Department and Community.

God Rest You,
Kim

Kim Durham
Christina Giannone - Police Officer City of Davis

August 19, 2021

Rest in peace brother

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

August 18, 2021

Rest in peace, Sheriff Vance. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

August 18, 2021

James P Waggle, Jr.
Civilian

August 18, 2021

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

August 17, 2021

RIP my brother. Thank you sheriff Lee Vance for 31.5 years of service. May GOD be with, bless, and comfort your family and also your family in blue.

Deputy Sheriff (Ret) Glen Allison
Tarrant County SO Ft Worth Tx/Nelson Co SO Bardstown Ky

August 17, 2021

Rest In Peace…

Retired Detective
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

August 17, 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

August 16, 2021

On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Sheriff Lee D. Vance and the extended law enforcement family of the Hinds County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi.


End of Watch Tuesday, August 3, 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 Morbitzero
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

August 16, 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

August 16, 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 Sheriff, Lee D. Vance, from complications of the COVID-19 Virus. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Sheriff succumbs from this deadly virus. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed. Our Prayers and Thoughts to the Jackson Police Department where Sheriff Vance had previously served as their Retired Chief.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

August 16, 2021

R.I.P Sheriff Lee Vance

Brian Molyneaux
Citizen

August 16, 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

August 16, 2021

Vance family and friends may God grant all of you with a speedy healing. Deputy Vance 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 Reserve Sgt Cuyahoga Falls Ohio Police Dept.

August 16, 2021

Rest in Peace Sheriff Vance. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, coworkers and friends.

Lieutenant Robert T. Mote (ret)
Buena Park, CA Police Department

August 16, 2021

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