Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Randall Koleski

Cobb County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, September 8, 2022

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Randall Koleski

Rest In Peace, Deputy Koleski. Praying for your loved ones.

Officer C Curione (Retired)
Rochester Police Department, NY

September 11, 2022

Deepest sympathy to the family of Deputy Sheriff Kuleski and to his Brothers and Sisters of the Cobb county Sheriff’s Office, Georgia. May GOD give peace, comfort, and understanding to his family, friends and associates for their loss.RIP Brother.

Chaplain Terry L. Longacre
Manor Township Police Department (Retired), Lancaster, County, Pennsyl

September 11, 2022

Deputy Koleski, RIP Hero, thank you for your service.

Nate Cesario

September 11, 2022

Rest In Peace Deputy Koleski, my sincere condolences to your family and to your department. God speed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Your ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten. Fair winds and following seas brother we have the watch.

Department of Veteran Affairs Police Department Detroit Michigan

September 11, 2022

Deputy Koleski,

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 11, 2022

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Brother and Hero in Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Randall Koleski. 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 Cobb County Sheriff's Office, Georgia.

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

September 10, 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

September 10, 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

September 10, 2022

Rest in peace Deputy Koleski. Thank you for your service.

Sgt Wm C Elliott (retired)
Campbell County Sheriff's Office VA

September 10, 2022

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

September 10, 2022

Rest In Peace…

Retired Detective Ed Falkowski
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

September 10, 2022

Rest in Peace!

Ptl B L Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake PD OH

September 10, 2022

Knowing that my stepson is currently spending his year abroad in Cobb County it breaks my heart to hear these horrible news. My deepest condolences to the families of the fallen officers and to the colleagues of the Cobb County Sherrif‘s office. May these heroes never be forgotten!

Chief Inspector Stephan Gramlich
German Federal Police

September 10, 2022

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

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 10, 2022

To the family, friends and fellow Cobb County Officers of Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Randall Koleski and Deputy Sheriff Marshall Samuel Ervin, Jr. and all active law enforcement officers around the world.

My heart breaks for you as we mourn the tragic loss of these two brave heroes. Please know that their service and ultimate sacrifice in the performance of their duty is so greatly honored, valued, and appreciated. I am especially grateful for the law enforcement officers, like these two brave officers, who continued to suit up and go out on patrol during these unprecedented times where our honorable profession is so vilified and under attack like never before. Thank you for the incredibly important public service you continue to perform.

The fact is that we live in a world where evil exists in many forms. That evil constantly seeks to penetrate, infect, and corrupt the hearts and minds of vulnerable members of our communities. We as a society cannot exist without the incredibly brave men and women of law enforcement who protect us and repel evil from infecting and destroying our communities. They make up what is referred to as the “thin blue line” that protects ordered society from degrading into violent chaos.

Our brave law enforcement officers act to protect us and repel evil in so many important ways, including spending time helping a misguided youth to get back on the right track, or perhaps their mere uniformed presence on patrol may act as a deterrence preventing someone else from committing a crime. Then, too, our law enforcement officers protect us and repel evil by removing dangerous people from our society in executing search/arrest warrants, or to use deadly physical force to terminate an active shooter, or by running into the World Trade Center to rescue people on 9/11/2001.

The simple truth is that our society would immediately collapse without our law enforcement officers there to protect us and repel evil from our communities.

I mourn the great loss of these two fine officers and I am forever grateful for the continued honorable public service of our active members!

Joe MurrayNYPD police officer (ret.)

September 10, 2022

I work in Cobb County GA and have worked closely with Cobb County Sheriff's office, so this hits close to home. R.I.P. Brave Soul and God Bless your family, friends, brothers and sisters in blue and brown and the Cobb County Sheriff's Office. "Blessed our the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God".

Officer Mike Freer (ret.)
Marietta GA Police Dept.

September 10, 2022

Prayers & Condolences
Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Randall Koleski

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

September 10, 2022

Rest in peace Brother....My thoughts are with your family, friends, and the members of your agency during this most difficult and tragic time.....

LT. Joseph Ward, Ret
Jackson, NJ PD

September 10, 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)

September 10, 2022

Rest in peace Brother Jonathan, you are a true American Hero and will never be forgotten for your service and courage.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 07/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs OK PD, Tulsa Police Department

September 10, 2022

Rest In Peace! Thank You For Your Service!

Police Officer at Port Authority of Alle
Port Authority of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

September 10, 2022

RIP Deputy Sheriff Koleski. Thank you for your service to the Country and the citizens of Cobb County

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

September 10, 2022

Sheriff Koleski, you are a true hero. Our world is full of evil people, and yet, 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 wife is experiencing. May God immerse you and her in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

September 10, 2022

Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Randall Koleski will always be remembered. I thank you for your service to our country, and to your community. May your soul forever rest peacefully in Heaven.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

September 10, 2022

Koleski family and friends may God grant all of you with a speedy healing. DS Koleski thank you for your service to your Country,Community and Department. Most of all thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice in the Line of Duty.

Rudy Jones ( Retired )
Former Res.Sgt Cuyahoga Falls Ohio Police Dept.

September 10, 2022

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