Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff II Jamie Lynn Reynolds

Spalding County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, July 31, 2022

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff II Jamie Lynn Reynolds

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Jamie Reynolds. I am so sorry for your great loss. The service and sacrifice of Deputy Reynolds will not be forgotten.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs
Maryland

September 5, 2022

Deputy Reynolds,

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 2, 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

September 1, 2022

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

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

August 8, 2022

Rest easy brother thank you for your service may your sacrifice or memory never fade.

Retired #8046 Jerry Matalone
Des Moines Iowa Police Department

August 8, 2022

Sheriff Reynolds, 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. My heart breaks for the sorrow that your loved ones are experiencing. May God immerse you and them in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

August 8, 2022

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Brother and Hero in Deputy Sheriff II Jamie Reynolds. I believe our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven. May the Lord deliver Blessings, Comfort and Peace to his Family, Friends, and all Members of the Spalding County Sheriff's Office, Georgia.

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

August 5, 2022

Deputy Sheriff Jamie Reynolds, thank you for your 27 years of protecting and serving. Your sacrifice will not be forgotten. God will watch over you, your family, friends and coworkers during this tragic time. God's Speed Jamie!

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

August 4, 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

August 3, 2022

From the crews at Spalding County E911, please accept our heartfelt condolences.

David Sauls, Communications Officer I/II
Spalding County E911

August 3, 2022

Rest In Peace, Sheriff II Reynolds. Praying for your loved ones.

Officer C Curione (Retired)
Rochester Police Department, NY

August 3, 2022

On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Deputy Sheriff II Jamie Reynolds and the extended law enforcement family of the Spalding County Sheriff's Office, Georgia.

End of Watch Sunday, July 31, 2022.

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

August 2, 2022

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

Lieutenant Brian J. Wills II
Oswego County Sheriff's Office
New York

August 2, 2022

Jamie was my roommate at the 136th AOC. What a horrible loss. He was a great guy, cop, husband, father, and grandfather. The world is a lesser place without him in it.

Eric Watters

August 2, 2022

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Captain E.Kemmer
Nevada State Police

August 2, 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

August 2, 2022

I'm shocked and saddened to hear about the passing of a great coworker, mentor, and friend, Jamie Reynolds. I was sworn in by Jamie in 2009 and worked with him for nearly my entire law enforcement career. For 6+ years our offices were next to each other and we spent a countless number of meetings, lunches, and community events together. I'm glad we were able to talk some in March. I love you all and I'll hold on to those good memories a little bit closer tonight. Rest easy Jamie.

Capt. Charles Yermack
Stockbridge Police Department

August 1, 2022

Rest easy brother, we have the watch from here. Prayers for your family and your agency.

Corporal
Dawson Police Department (GA)

August 1, 2022

OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY OF DEPUTY SHERIFF REYNOLDS, AND ALL THOSE WHO MOURN THE LOSS OF DEPUTY SHERIFF REYNOLDS. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME. HIS SERVICE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED IN YOUR COMMUNITY AND HIS DEEDS NEVER FORGOTTEN.
GOD BLESS

Retired Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service

August 1, 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

August 1, 2022

Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff II Jamie Reynolds! Thank you for your two years of service with the Spalding County Sheriff's Office, in Georgia and for your previous 25 years of service with the Forest Park Police Department. We thank you for your devotion and your sacrifices, and also to your family and friends for their sacrifices. Our hearts break for your family during this terrible 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!! (Matthew 5:9)

Kelly & Eddie King

August 1, 2022

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli
NYPD-Retired

August 1, 2022

It’s still hard to believe. May God keep you in his loving arms. RIP Brother.

Sgt Mac McClellan
Lovejoy Police Dept (Georgia)

August 1, 2022

To Jamie’s family, friends, and Department, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength.

Det. Carl E. Cook Retired
Clayton County Police

August 1, 2022

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 Spalding County Sheriff's Office. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

August 1, 2022

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