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Deputy Sheriff Justin Smith

Stone County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Tuesday, January 2, 2024

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Justin Smith

May God and St. Michael watch over you in Heaven, Deputy Smith.

Patrolman Kenneth Collins
South Amherst Police Department

March 8, 2024

Our hearts go out to the family and colleagues of Deputy Sheriff Justin Smith who lost his life while serving and protecting the community.
May your legacy of courage and dedication inspire us all!

Survivor / Wife Chrisy Henderson
Polk County Sheriff’s Office GA.

February 23, 2024

Rest in Peace, my brother. We have the watch from here in Oklahoma.

Lieutenant Stephen Pappas
Mountain Park Police Department, Oklahoma

February 14, 2024

So sorry for your Loss!

Michael Wenzel

February 7, 2024

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

February 7, 2024



February 7, 2024

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.
Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge (SAC)
Orlando Field Office
Federal Air Marshal Service

February 2, 2024

"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

January 29, 2024

Rest Well Sir

Gail LeDuc

January 28, 2024

Prayers for your blood and blue families. Rest in peace, brother. Your service and sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Chief Deputy Denise Youngblood
Crisp County Sheriff’s Office, GA

January 26, 2024

This just makes me feel sick and sad at the same. Deputy Smith was just serving and protecting his community nothing else and some evil person decided to take his life because of their own bad choices. That’s what it comes down to in the end. Deputy Smith will be missed by family, friends, and strangers alike. God bless you Mr Smith. Rest in peace. Rest in peace…

River Brazwell 7th grade

January 20, 2024


 A sea of blue lines the streets..

.and hearts hang low as the drummer beats . 

The day is sad and full of gloom as the Piper's play yet another funeral tune..

Our throats are tight, our eyes are wet...the coffin has yet to reach us…

I look at you Brother,you stare at me,I'm here for you as you're here for me…..

Yet another good cop has been taken away….

We say our goodbyes in our own special way…

We lay down a good man today…

Death walks with us on every beat…

It lurks nearby on every street..

Why was it him...and not you or me...we will ponder that for eternity…

This guy we lost was one of ours..his  killing leaves yet another scar …

He was taken before his time..

Just because he walked the Thin Blue Line…

Here they come now...All in a row ..

The cycles lead...the blue lights glow !!

There are thousands here to say goodbye to a wonderful and special guy…

he paid the price and gave his all...on that dreadful.. call…

he lost his life in a terrible way... I pray dear Lord the killer pays…

We bury one of our own today..

Yet another good cop has been taken away…

We all say goodbye in our own special way….

As we lay down another good man today…..


Sgt Thomas Hanna
Minnesota State Patrol

January 18, 2024

Sheriff Smith, our world is full of evil people, and yet, 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

January 16, 2024

Your sacrifice will never be forgotten, Deputy Justin Smith. Prayers for your family, friends and family in blue.

Tim Dowdy
Grandson of James L. Dowdy, Jr., FWPD, EOW: 06/17/1956

January 15, 2024

Your sacrifice will never be forgotten, Deputy Justin Smith. Prayers for your family, friends and family in blue.

Tim Dowdy
Grandson of James L. Dowdy, Jr., FWPD, EOW: 06/17/1956

January 15, 2024

Rest in peace my friend

Sgt Jamie Ketner
Lenoir City Police

January 14, 2024

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

January 13, 2024

God bless and thank you for your service

Detective Tim F
Chicago PD

January 12, 2024

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

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

January 11, 2024

Thank you kindly for your services Deputy Justin Smith. May THE MOST HIGH GOD bless your spirit and keep your family close in love and great memories. GOD bless you all.

We help & support fallen officers, and we are entirely grateful for your sacrifice to serve the communities.

January 9, 2024

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

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

January 9, 2024

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Deputy Smith. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Stone County Sheriff's Office.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

January 8, 2024

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Deputy, Justin Smith, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Deputy makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

January 8, 2024

May God's hand of peace and compfort be on the surviving family and the rest of the Department.

Chaplain Jesse White
Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop D

January 7, 2024

Deputy Smith,
My heart, prayers and condolences go out to all of those that know and love you.
Thank you for your service

Captain Tony Tunstall
Greensboro Police

January 6, 2024

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