Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Joseph Barlow

McAlester Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Monday, March 20, 2023

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Reflections for Patrolman Joseph Barlow

Thank you for your service Patrolman Barlow. Prayers to the men and women of the McAlester Police Department.

Chief William M. Renye
Grand Blanc Township Police Department

March 21, 2023

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died but by 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 McAlester Police Department. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

March 21, 2023


Stephen Bruet
Probation Officer Ret.

March 21, 2023

Such a tragedy to lose someone so young and focused on being a great human being in the service of our Nation and and to the city of McAlester, Oklahoma. God Bless you and may God bring peace to your loved ones, friends, and co-workers. RIP Brother.

Major (R) Greg Bartley, KCMO
Retired U.S. Army Officer

March 21, 2023

God bless you Patrolman Joseph Barlow, for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends, and to your brothers and sisters from the McAlester Police Department.

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

March 21, 2023

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

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

March 21, 2023

Rest in peace Brother.

Captain A. Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

March 21, 2023

Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Paul Schanno
Minnesota Dept. of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

March 21, 2023

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

March 21, 2023

Rest in peace Brother Joseph, 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

March 21, 2023

Rest in peace, Patrolman Barlow. Praying for your loved ones.

Officer C Curione (Retired)
Rochester Police Department, NY

March 21, 2023

May God be with his family and co-workers. RIP Officer Barlow. May you rest for Eternity in the Arms of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Peace be with his Family.

Retired Federal Officer

March 21, 2023

On behalf of the 68 dedicated volunteers associated with POINT 27 across the United States, we would like to offer condolences for Patrolman Joseph Barlow. Please know we are eternally grateful for Joseph’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Patrolman Joseph Barlow, 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 McAlester Police Department in McAlester, Oklahoma for Joseph’s partner and fellow officers. POINT 27 also 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 Patrolman Joseph Barlow’s family.

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

March 21, 2023

Rest In peace Officer Barlow, 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

March 21, 2023

Rest well brother. "Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord, and perpetual light shine upon him "

Bishop Edward Skiba
Stuart, Florida Police Chaplain

March 21, 2023

R.I.P Patrolman Joseph Barlow

Brian Molyneaux
Citizen Toronto Canada

March 21, 2023

RIP Patrolman Barlow. Thank you for your service to the Country and the citizens of McAlester.

Lieutenant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police
Boston, Ma. 02120

March 21, 2023

Rest in Peace Officer Barlow. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Barlow Family and the McAlester Police Department.

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

March 21, 2023

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

March 21, 2023

Hero never forgotten. Prayers to family blood and blue.

Retired Texas dispatcher

March 21, 2023

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

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

March 21, 2023

Rest Now Brother

Officer/EMT Shannon Yates
Collins Police Department (MS)

March 21, 2023

Praying for peace and comfort today and in the days ahead. With deepest sympathy,

Rita Rocker
Deputy Executive Director
Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

March 21, 2023

Rest in peace Patrolman Barlow.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 21, 2023

Thank you for your service Patrolman Barlow. May God's grace bring peace to your family and fellow officers during this tragic time.

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

March 21, 2023

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