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Deputy Sheriff Lena Nicole Marshall

Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, November 8, 2021

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Lena Nicole Marshall

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

December 3, 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

November 30, 2021

Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. Rest easy, we’ve got the watch.

Deputy Sheriff Zach Hardin
Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office

November 27, 2021

Just makes me sad, there by the Grace of God go I.

Shawn Lazier
Retired Corporate Safety & Security Manager, current PI & Cons

November 26, 2021

Rest in peace, sister. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Deepest condolences to your loving family as well as your extended family in your department.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

November 26, 2021

Deputy Marshall,

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

November 24, 2021


Charlene Ann Romanski
Central Parking Services

November 21, 2021

Rest In Peace sister.

Corporal (Retired) Glenn Elliott
Temple Police Department--Temple,Tx

November 21, 2021

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

November 20, 2021

Rest in Peace Deputy Marshall. 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

November 18, 2021

God bless thank you for your service , I’m sending prayers condolences to family, friends,loved ones

Loretta Rivera

November 18, 2021

Thank You for your Service. May God bless your soul, and may Peace be with your family, friends and co-workers.


November 16, 2021

Thank you for your service & sacrifice Deputy Marshall.

Sgt. Donald E. Hinman, Retired
Albion Police Department Albion, NY

November 16, 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

November 15, 2021

May God give you rest, may He comfort your family and friends. Rest easy, Dear Sister.

Deputy (LASD Retired) Daniel Glover
Los Angeles County Sheriff (Retired)

November 15, 2021

Sheriff Marshall, for many years, you dedicated your life to protecting others that they may be safe. Our world is filled with evil people and each day, you put your life in danger. 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

November 14, 2021

Rest in Peace my sister.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

November 14, 2021

Rest in Peace Deputy Marshall. 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

November 13, 2021

Rest in peace sister. Thank you for your service. God's speed ma'am.

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

November 12, 2021

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Prayers for peace and comfort to your family, friends, and department.

The Ultimate Sacrifice:
"Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends" John 15:13

SRO James Presley
Gwinnett County School Police

November 11, 2021

Deepest sympathy to the family of Deputy Marshall and to her Brothers and Sisters of the Jackson Couny, Georgia. May GOD give peace, comfort, and understanding to his family, friends, and associates. RIP Sister.

Chaplain Terry L. Longacre. MTPD (Retire
Red Rose Lodge FOP #16 Lancaster, County, Pennsylvania

November 10, 2021

To Deputy Sheriff Lena Nicole Marshall's family, friends and co-workers: I am terribly sorry for your loss. May God watch over all of you during this tragic time. Lena's sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

November 10, 2021

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

S. I. Drake - Lt/IPD | IMPD (Ret)

November 10, 2021

Rest In Peace…

Retired Detective Ed Falkowski
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

November 10, 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

November 10, 2021

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