Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Jèan-Harold Louis Astree

Fairburn Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, July 28, 2022

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Reflections for Sergeant Jèan-Harold Louis Astree

He will be missed it was an honor working with him while he was in NYPD for a short time nothing negative about how he did things a true gentleman

Po Vernon Miller
Nypd

September 10, 2022

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Sergeant Jean-Harold Astree. I am truly sorry for your loss. The service and sacrifice of Sergeant Astree to this country and the citizens of the municipalities where he served as an LEO will not be forgotten.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs
Maryland

September 5, 2022

Sgt. Astree,

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

"Aim High...Fly-Fight Win"

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

September 1, 2022

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

August 18, 2022

I worked overnights with Tree in the 44pct. We had a lot of good times. He will be missed. RIP brother

Sgt Norman Vitale
Town of Chester Police New York

August 17, 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 12, 2022

God bless you Sergeant Jean-Harold Astree, for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go out to your brothers and sisters from the Fairburn Police Department. Rest In Peace Brother.

Officer Jim Drabos (Retired)
San Gabriel (CA) Police Department

August 9, 2022

Rest in eternal Peace, good and faithful public servant.
God has already reserved a special place for our peacemakers.
Please continue your careful and vigilant watch over us.
When Law Enforcement perishes, a grieving yet grateful nation mourns.
Thank you for your heroic sacrifice!
Thank you for your selfless service!
Thank you for your guardian protection!

Our prayers to the family and department.

Charles F. Holloway, Jr.
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Elizabethtown Police Department

August 9, 2022

I am so sorry to hear this tragic news. “Tree” and I were partners in the 44th precinct NYPD for most of 2002. He would be deployed with the USAF any chance he got as he was a very patriotic and always wanted to help. A great guy to say the least. I am so sorry. Rest In Peace Brother

Sgt (ret) David Slowik
Town of Chester PD (former NYPD)

August 9, 2022

Prayers & Condolences
Rest in peace Sergeant Jèan-Harold Astree

Sgt. Randy Keenan ~ (Retired)
City of Alameda, CA Police Department

August 9, 2022

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

James P. Waggle, Jr.

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

August 8, 2022

Rest in Peace My Brother in Arms

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

August 8, 2022

Sergeant Astree, 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

You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County PD, NY

August 7, 2022

Sergeant Astree, we never know how we'll be taken or why. The bottom line is, you were doing your duty when your life was taken from you. Thank you for your service of 17 1/2 years. It's tragic that it could have not been longer.

So long as those who know and love you best keep you forever in their hearts and minds, you will never truly be gone.

God Bless you, Brother and may you forever Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

August 7, 2022

Lord, cover the family and friends of Sgt. Astree with your love, comfort and peace. Amen
So sorry for your loss.

Pam Mainhart
Widow of Lt. Kevin C. Mainhart EOW 5/11/2017

August 6, 2022

RIP BROTHER!!

Stephen Bruet, Probation Officer
North Carolina Department of Public Safety

August 5, 2022

Having known “Tree” personally, I can say that the world has lost a fine police officer, and a greater human being. Fairburn PD promoted Tree to LT. One of the most moving funerals I have ever attended. Rest In Peace LT.

Mr Paul McConnell
Civilian

August 5, 2022

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli
NYPD-Retired

August 5, 2022

Rest in peace brother. We have the watch from here. Thoughts and prayers for you, your family and your department.

Officer Tommy Thomason
Oklahoma National Memorial Museum Security

August 4, 2022

My wife and I met Jèan-Harold and his wife at the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Law Enforcement Conference a few years back. Everyone joked that he looked like famous MLB athlete Darryl Strawberry, who was also at the conference as one of the featured speakers.

Jèan-Harold was one of the nicest people to talk to. He will be greatly missed! Sending condolences and comfort for the family in this difficult time!

Special Agent Zachary Neefe
Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) RAC Winston-Salem

August 4, 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 Fairburn Police Department. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

August 4, 2022

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

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

August 4, 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 4, 2022

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