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Sergeant Daniel Eugene Watts

Jacksonville Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, September 1, 2021

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Reflections for Sergeant Daniel Eugene Watts

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden & State Trooper (Retired)

September 22, 2021

RIP Sergeant Watts. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Jacksonville Beach

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

September 19, 2021

Rest in Peace Sergeant Watts. 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

September 16, 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

September 16, 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

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

James P Waggle, Jr.
Civilian

September 11, 2021

You are a legend Dan. Your love for your family, community and this agency was never in doubt. You always had a kind and encouraging word to anyone that was hurting. You were a gift to this world and a cop’s cop. They say we all die two deaths. Once when we leave this world for the next, and again when our name is spoken with fondness for the last time. Your impact on everyone around you will not let your memory die. It is with pride that I can say I had the honor of knowing you. Rest easy friend.

Officer Chris Carter
Jacksonville Beach Police

September 10, 2021

Sergeant Watts, 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. My heart breaks for the sorrow that your father is experiencing over the loss of his son. It is against the law of nature that a parent would outlive his child. May God immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

September 10, 2021

Thank you for serving your community, Sgt Daniel Eugene Watts. Rest in peace brother.

(Ret) Sgt Thomas McCarthy
NYPD

September 9, 2021

Our Deepest Condolences to the family and co workers may all find peace

Anne Hunsinger
UPOA

September 9, 2021

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Sergeant Watts and the Jacksonville Beach Police Department during this time. Thank you, Sergeant Watts, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

September 9, 2021

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

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

September 9, 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 Jacksonville Beach Police Department. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

September 8, 2021

To the family and friends of Sergeant Daniel Watts, I would like to offer my deepest sympathy. I am so sorry for your loss. The service and sacrifice of Sergeant Watts will not be forgotten. I am praying for your comfort and peace.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs
Maryland

September 8, 2021

Rest in peace brother

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

September 8, 2021

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Brother and Hero in Sergeant Daniel Eugene WattsI believe our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Streets in Heaven. May the Lord deliver Blessings, Comfort and Peace to his Family, Friends and ask Members of the Jacksonville Beach Police Department, Florida.

Retired, T W Martinez
FOP member
State of New Mexico/JJS

September 8, 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

September 8, 2021

Sergeant Daniel Eugene Watts, thank you for your service to your community and America. To Daniel’s family and coworkers, my deepest sympathy for your loss.

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

September 8, 2021

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Sergeant Watts.
Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Jacksonville Beach Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

September 8, 2021

You went out of your way to help me transition from Chicago PD to Jacksonville Beach PD. I don't think you truly knew how much it meant to me, you were my mentor. You are my brother. I would go through a door with you anytime while you were here with us. We have your back Dan, like Harper said...your JBPD family will always be there for your boys. So you rest easy my friend, you gave it your all.

Officer Brad DiFiore
Jacksonville Beach Police Department

September 8, 2021

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers of Sergeant Daniel Eugene Watts 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 Sergeant Daniel Eugene Watts.

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

September 8, 2021

Rest brother - we have your six

Captain (Retired) Mark M. Pifcitelli
Jacksonville Beach Police Department

September 8, 2021

Rest in peace Sergeant Watts.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 8, 2021

Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Paul Schanno
Minnesota Dept. of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

September 8, 2021

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