Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Marshall Samuel Ervin, Jr.

Cobb County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, September 8, 2022

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Marshall Samuel Ervin, Jr.

Thank you for your service & sacrifice. Prayers to your family, friends, & coworkers. Rest In Peace Bro, we have the watch now.

Sgt AB Smith
Wake County Sheriff’s Office (NC)
Air Force Veteran

September 9, 2022

My heart aches for your family. I know you are in the arms of our lord. You will never be forgotten. Rest in peace

Fellow citizen

September 9, 2022

Always terrible to hear a fellow brother or sister die while serving their community. RIP brothers. Prayers to the family and the Cobb County Sheriffs Office.

SGT Mike Molina
Barbour County Sheriff's Office, AL

September 9, 2022

We will remember.

Ms. Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

September 9, 2022

Condolences to the family, friends and fellow Officers from Blue Knights NC II

Frank Spears Chaplain
Blue Knights NC II

September 9, 2022

Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Correctional Officer Paul Schanno
Hennepin County (Minneapolis)- Adult Corrections Facility

September 9, 2022

Thank You for keeping us safe here in GA, your family is in our thoughts and prayers. GODSPEED my friend!

Det. M. Bingnear #328 (RET)
Pinellas Park Police Department

September 9, 2022

God bless you Deputy Marshall Samuel Ervin Jr., for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends, and to your brothers and sisters from the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office. Rest in Peace Brother.

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

September 9, 2022

Rest in Peace Deputy Ervin. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Ervin Family and the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office.

Cpl. Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office New Jersey

September 9, 2022

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Deputy Sheriff Marshall Samuel Ervin, Jr. Please know we are eternally grateful for Marshall’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Deputy Sheriff Ervin, POINT 27 sent 27 Thin Blue Line Dog Tag Necklaces, engraved with “Blessed are the Peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Matthew 5:9, to the Cobb County Sheriff's Office in Marietta, Georgia for Marshall’s partner and fellow deputies. POINT 27 sent a Folded Flag Necklace engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Deputy Sheriff Marshall Samuel Ervin’s wife.

POINT 27 is a Non-Profit organization with a mission to strengthen and encourage members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and their families, by sharing scripture on Dog Tags and Jewelry called Shields of Strength.

We will never forget and we are forever grateful.


Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired
Executive Director-POINT 27

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes #R309
Dallas Police Department-Reserve Division
POINT 27 National Outreach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison
[email protected]

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department Reserve Division
POINT 27- National Out Reach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison

September 9, 2022

Rip Deputy Sheriff Marshall Samuel Ervin, Jr.

Former NJ K9 Patrol Officer
Former NJ K9 Patrol Officer

September 9, 2022

"Somebody killed a policeman today,
And a part of America died.
A piece of our country he swore to protect
Will be buried with him at his side.
The suspect who shot him will stand up in court,
With counsel demanding his rights,
While a young widowed mother must work for her kids
And spend alone many long nights.
The beat that he walked was a battlefield, too,
Just as if he'd gone off to war.
Though the flag of our nation won't fly at half mast,
To his name they will add a gold star.
Yes, somebody killed a policeman today,
It happened in your town or mine.
While we slept in comfort behind our locked doors,
A cop put his life on the line.
Now, his ghost walks a beat on a dark city street,
And he stands at each new rookie's side.
He answered the call and gave us his all,
And a part of America died."

Author Unknown

E.C.Proft Chief Criminal Deputy (Retired)
Island County Sheriff's Office

September 9, 2022

Lord Jesus, as we watch our nation’s brave law enforcement officers succumb to the wicked and evil in this world, it becomes difficult for us to pick up and move forward. Our communities are on the brink of exploding with tension. In light of the law enforcement officers who are no longer with us, I pray for endurance for our communities and law enforcement agencies. Carry us through this time of strife, that through our struggles, our bonds may grow even more unbreakable. In Your mighty and holy name, I pray. Amen.

“And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here am I! Send me.” [Isaiah 6:8 ESV]

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, DDiv, MSBS, NCCA, FCPO-USA
Ordained / Licensed Independent Outreach Christian Clergy
The Peacemakers Prayer Chaplaincy - USA
Merrimack, NH 03054

Captain Steven R. Closs (Ret.)
Nashua NH Police Department

September 9, 2022

Rest in Peace Brother

Thank you for your service and ULTIMATE SACRIFICE

Prayers for you and your family


Firefighter Ronald Lavallee
Lawrence, MA Fire Department

September 9, 2022

Thank you for your service.

Tim Liddell
CA Hwy Patrol 5342 ( retired )

September 9, 2022

Rest in peace, sir, and thank you for your service.

Lt. J. Policarpio
Kennesaw Police Department

September 9, 2022

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

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

September 9, 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 Cobb County Sheriff's Department. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

September 9, 2022

Rest In Peace Deputy Ervin, Jr. and Deputy Koleski. Thank You for your service. My condolences to both families and friends.

Retired Correction Peace Officer

September 9, 2022

R.I.P Deputy Sheriff Marshall Ervin and Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Koleski

Brian Molyneaux
Citizen Toronto Canada

September 9, 2022

God Bless the heroes that just go out and do their job everyday. My son works for Cobb county Sheriff's office. These deputies were just doing their duty. Trying to raise a family. No words could describe the hurt and emptiness the famlies feel. You are true American heroes. We are proud of you.

Retired PO Smimmo
NYPD 62 Pct

September 9, 2022

Your sacrifice for the citizens of Cobb County will not be forgotten. We have the watch.

Deputy Sheriff A. Richardson
Cobb County Sheriff's Office

September 9, 2022

Rest In Peace, Deputy Ervin. Thank you for your service.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time. May God stand in the gap of your absence and provide an extra measure of love and protection for your beloved children.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

September 9, 2022

Rest high on that mountain Brothers! I am saddened by the tolerance of our country and zero outrage by Joe Biden! Thank you for your sacrifice. You will never be forgotten!

Detective Chris Welsh
Wichita Police Department

September 9, 2022


Retired Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service

September 9, 2022

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