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Chief Deputy Sheriff Jody Wayne Cash

Calloway County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, May 16, 2022

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Reflections for Chief Deputy Sheriff Jody Wayne Cash

Rest In Peace Chief Deputy Jody Cash, and thank you for your service! May God watch over you, your family, friends and coworkers now and in the future. God's Speed Jody!

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

June 25, 2022

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Chief Deputy Jody Cash. I am truly sorry for your great loss. The service and sacrifice of Chief Deputy Cash will not be forgotten.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs
Maryland

June 24, 2022

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

June 15, 2022

Rest, brother.

Sgt. Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

June 9, 2022

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

June 5, 2022

Rest In Peace…

Retired Detective Ed Falkowski
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

June 2, 2022

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

James P. Waggle, Jr.
US Army Veteran (SFC)
Civilian

May 29, 2022

I didn't know him but from all i've read he was a good man and a good officer taken too soon! Prayers for his family and friends and fellow officers. Fly high Jody!

Tami U

May 28, 2022

May 28, 2022

Sheriff Nicky Knight
Calloway County Sheriff's Office
701 Olive Street
Murray, KY 42071

Dear Sheriff Nicky Knight:

Our family wishes to extend to all the members of the Calloway County Sheriff's Office and the family of Chief Deputy Sheriff Jody Wayne Cash our deepest sympathy.

Sometimes there are no words to express the feelings of the heart. His sacrifice will not be forgotten. Rest assured, one more star will rise in the sky tonight.

Blessed are the peacemakers.

Retired Chief Don Jensen
Town of East Troy Police Department

May 28, 2022

Chief Deputy Cash,

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 28, 2022

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

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

May 27, 2022

This man literally saved my life. He really cared and showed me nothing but kindness and caring through his professionalism and commitment to protect and serve. I’m very sad he’s no longer with us. I have no doubt he is still keeping watch over us. RIP Deputy Cash...gone too soon.......

Kimberly Brown
Citizen

May 26, 2022

I am so very sorry, Chief Deputy Sheriff Jody Wayne Cash, to hear of your tragic death.

Thank you for your service. I pray that you are rewarded in His Kingdom in that day.

My prayers for your family, the Department and Community.

God bless and rest you,
Kim

Kim Durham
Christina Giannone, daughter & police office City of Davis

May 24, 2022

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

May 24, 2022

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 24, 2022

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

May 22, 2022

Chief Deputy Cash, our world is full of evil people, and yet, for many years, you dedicated your life to protecting others that they may be safe. 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

May 22, 2022

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 21, 2022

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

May 20, 2022

Praying for the family and friends of Deputy Cash, may you find comfort in God alone, Amen.

Pam
Wife of Lt. Kevin Clyde Mainhart EOW 5/11/2017

May 20, 2022

Jody, I wish I could cook you one more Thanksgiving dinner, sing one more song for you to hear and watch your face beam with pride as Jackson takes the microphone to belt out an awesome song that we didn’t think he would do. You will be terribly missed my friend. Until we meet again keep the streets of heaven safe.

Sharon Riley
Friend and adopted Aunt!

May 20, 2022

Thank you Brother
You will be sorely missed.
Rest well. We will hold the line from here

R. Smallwood
MPDC

May 19, 2022

Truly traggic and sad day in the history of this invaluable law enforcement agency. I am praying for the Officer's Family and the FINE FOLKS at The Calloway County Sheriff's Department.

God be with YOU, NOW and ALWAYS.

Sincerely,
David R. Davidson
Paducah, KY. USA

May 19, 2022

The results of this act is an automatic "Heavenly Ticket". The reason why I can make this statement boldly is from a direct quote from the God himself. "Blessed are the Peace Makers for they are the children of God". And may He hold your family safe in His hand.

(Retired) Sgt. Timothy O. Willis
Volusia County Sheriff's Office

May 19, 2022

Rest in peace Brother.

Captain A. Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

May 19, 2022

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