Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Captain Joseph Manning

Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, August 25, 2021

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Reflections for Captain Joseph Manning

Sheriff Brad Swain, together with the deputies & staff of MCSO, offers our heartfelt sympathy to your entire department and to the family of your fallen brother, Captain Joseph Manning. May the outpouring of support you receive as a result of your loss help provide all of you with a measure of peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Liane Johnson, #53-66
Monroe County Sheriff's Office
Indiana
U.S.A.

October 21, 2021

Captain Manning,

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

September 22, 2021

Heavenly Father, You commit to us the swift and solemn trust of life: since we know not what a day may bring forth, but only that the hour for serving You is always present, may we wake to the instant claims of Your will upon our lives. In the face of questions without answers, of dreams unfulfilled, of the emptiness that will not go away, we are only compelled to thank You always for lives faithfully lived, for good memories and living hopes. We are reminded as we pray for family and friends who are touched with the feeling of sorrow, that we pray to one who does not let go unnoticed even the falling of a sparrow to earth. We pray to one who weeps for his world, and therefore we come trusting that in life or death, we may find rest and comfort in Him. In Christ Jesus, I pray. Amen

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, BSBS, NCCA
Ordained / Licensed Independent Christian Clergy
Associate Pastor – United National Church
Christian Police Chaplain Ministry
Merrimack, NH 03054

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

September 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

September 13, 2021

You were the best "boss" I could have ever asked for. You were tough but fare, kind and encouraging. You always had a smile and an "old man" story to tell. You were always willing to teach and mentor even when I didn't think you were doing it. You gave so much to so many!! You will be truly missed sir!!!

Deputy Jeff Van Nest
Wayne County Sheriff's Office

September 12, 2021

James P Waggle, Jr.
Civilian

September 10, 2021

To the family and friends of Captain Joseph Manning, my deepest sympathy for your loss. Rest In Peace sir!

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

September 8, 2021

Rest, brother.

Sgt. Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

September 7, 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 Captain, Joseph Manning, from complications of the COVID-19 Virus. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Captain succumbs from this deadly virus. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

September 7, 2021

Captain Manning, 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 God immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

September 5, 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

September 4, 2021

On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Captain Joseph Manning and the extended law enforcement family of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Georgia.


End of Watch Wednesday, August 25, 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

September 4, 2021

WCSO will never be the same. Thanks for showing me the ropes all those years ago. Going to miss you Joe-Joe.

Corporal Ty Brooks
Georgia State Patrol

September 3, 2021

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

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

September 3, 2021

“Go rest high on that mountain, son your work on earth is done. Go to heaven a shoutin, love for the Father and the Son”. You are forever in our hearts and thoughts my brother. Each day you are still right here with us. We will follow the example that you set and make you proud. We miss you Jojo. Rest in peace

Sgt Matt Spell
Wayne County Sheriff’s Office

September 3, 2021

Heavenly Father, You commit to us the swift and solemn trust of life: since we know not what a day may bring forth, but only that the hour for serving You is always present, may we wake to the instant claims of Your will upon our lives. In the face of questions without answers, of dreams unfulfilled, of the emptiness that will not go away, we are only compelled to thank You always for lives faithfully lived, for good memories and living hopes. We are reminded as we pray for family and friends who are touched with the feeling of sorrow, that we pray to one who does not let go unnoticed even the falling of a sparrow to earth. We pray to one who weeps for his world, and therefore we come trusting that in life or death, we may find rest and comfort in Him. In Christ Jesus, I pray. Amen

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, BSBS, NCCA
Ordained / Licensed Independent Christian Clergy
Christian Chaplain Ministry
Merrimack, NH 03054

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

September 3, 2021

R.I.P Captain Joe Manning

Brian Molyneaux
Citizen

September 3, 2021

Rest in Peace Captain Manning. 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

September 3, 2021

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

National Police Wives Association

September 3, 2021

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers of Captain Joseph Manning during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May happy moments from the past bring forth precious memories to cherish for a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace Captain Joseph Manning.

Gail. M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04

September 3, 2021

Rest in Peace Captain Joseph Manning! Thank you for your 31 years of service with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office in Georgia. We are all thankful to you for your service, your devotion and your sacrifices, and also to your family and friends for their sacrifices. Our hearts break for your wife, your two sons, your daughter, and your eight grandchildren during this tragedy, and we want them to know that you will never be forgotten! Our thoughts and Prayers go out to the rest 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

September 3, 2021

Rest in peace Captain Manning.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 3, 2021

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Capitan Joseph Manning. Please know we are eternally grateful for Joseph’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Capitan Manning, 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 Wayne County Sheriff's Office in Jesup, Georgia for Joseph’s partner and fellow deputies. 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 Capitan Joseph Manning’s wife.

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

September 2, 2021

“Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 2, 2021

Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Correctional Officer Paul Schanno
Hennepin County(Minneapolis)- Adult Corrections Facility

September 2, 2021

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