Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Jerry Wayne Morris

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Saturday, December 4, 1971

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Reflections for Police Officer Jerry Wayne Morris

Jerry was my uncle I never got to know him but through my mom Debbie and all my aunts and uncle’s I got to see what a wonderful man he was. He died defending his country’s laws The way he lived with honor. Do you have all your brothers and sisters except Aunt Carla now until we meet again In heaven we love and miss you.

Tiffany Warrington
Nice

June 3, 2020

It has been almost 45 years since we lost Jerry. He was a great cousin to me and others. Everything is still so fresh in my memory.

I have not forgotten you cuz and will see you again somewhere down the road. You, your brothers, sister, mom and dad have the fishing poles ready. Oh... tell your dad to tell uncle David & uncle Benny they still owe your father and me some PB&Js. They'll know what I'm talking about.

Bob Paxton
Cousin

July 13, 2016

Jerry was my cousin, and a fine young man who was beginning a fine career with the Metropolitan Police. He had completed a tour of duty in Vietnam and all were proud of him. His spirit will forever rest in the hearts of his family and friends.

Mary Yetman
Cousin

July 18, 2015

Jerry: I've thought of him so many times over the years as he was one of the few people who tried to help me and my sister. He was a good man. I wish he was still here. I hope I see you again someday, Jerry.

Toni Christiano
Cousin

April 21, 2014

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

November 27, 2012

I remember like it was yesterday, we hunted them down and locked them up.
Det. J. Hairston

Det. James Hairston
Metropolitan Police

October 4, 2012

Rest in Peace, Officer Morris. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 5, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 40th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

I pray for the solace of all who love and miss you. You were so very young when you were killed. How your family must have sufffered when they lost you so tragically and violently.
Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

December 4, 2011

Jerry was a great guy and loved his family very much. He spent hours talking about his mother and sibling. Was a very good man.

Frank W. Perry
Jerry was my partner on the MPDC.

September 24, 2010

My Uncle is not alone anymore. Aunt Brenda, Uncle Phill, Uncle Danny, and Uncle Paul have all joined Jerry in heaven. My mother Debbie, and Aunt Carla are the the only two left alive. My mom has asked me to post this on here and if any one would like to get ahold of her to contact me.

David Spalding
Nephew

May 13, 2009

When I went to this page and Jerry's picture came up, my heart dropped and all I could do was stare at him. I loved him so much. He was my favorite cousin. He would come to visit us often and he was trying to watch out for me and my sister Toni. I think of him often. He was so young, I had no Idea he was only 22. He seemed like such a big man to me. I was 11 when he died and I'll never forget him.
Love you Jerry!!

Theresa Ann Lowery (Morris)
Cousin

July 2, 2008

My uncle what a wonderful man. His my families hero. He lived his life for his country and his community. I wish I had the chance to know him. The stories that I have been told are remarkable. I look at his picture and I see so much of my brother Paul Jr. and my cousin David in his face. I commend my late Uncle Phillip for fighting for my uncle. For his name for him not going unreconized. He died unjust. He was killed defending his country and his freedom our freedom our country. His our angel in Heaven and I know that when my uncles Phillip and Danny passed and my Aunt Brenda pass I know that He was waiting for them,because thats the man he was and is. I wish to Thank all of you for your wonderful comments and your rememberence of my uncle.

Elizabeth P.(Morris)Manning


neice

March 20, 2008

I have just recently found this page and noticed the reflection from Jerry's nephew. I new all of the Morris family, Paul, Brenda, Jerry, Phillip, Danny, Debbie and Carla and their mom Pauline. She and my mom, Genevieve, were the best of friends. Over the years we have thought about them all and have often wondered how they all were. We've talked about Pauline and Jerry often. They were both wonderful people. Both of their lives cut short way too soon. I was young at the time of Jerry's death but I do remember. Mom may still have a newspaper article from the incident. It still saddens my heart to know that a good man such as Jerry was taken from us in such a senseless crime. Please know that our hearts and prayers are still with Jerry's family. If at all possible, I would like for someone from the family to try to contact us.

And always remember that Jerry is with you always.

Debbie Rinker Wilt
Friend of the Morris Family


Friend of the Family

March 1, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

December 3, 2007

I know i way to young to know you, but mom keeps telling me about you. I feel i've known you my hole life. A tear comes to my eye now that i found this page and see that others remember you. I will let mom and you other brothers and sister know about it. Thatnk you all that remember my Unckle he meent alot to his family.

David Wayne Spalding
Nephew

May 8, 2007

"My Brother"

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was idealistic and believed he could make a difference.
He was immensely proud of the uniform and the badge and what they represent.
He felt privileged to be of service to his department, his community and to his country.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was friendly, courteous, and polite, yet firm.
He laughed and joked, but was serious when necessary.
He was competent, trained, and professional.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He had a strong sense of right and wrong and became
frustrated when true justice became sidetracked.
He felt the sharp criticism that goes with the job, but he
never wavered.
He stood by and for his fellow officers.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He longed for his family during the long hours.
He worried about them during his shifts and the lonely
weekends, holidays and midnights when they were apart.
He felt guilty about the lost time, but knew his calling
and prayed they would understand.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was a good son, a loving husband, and a devoted father.
He was dedicated to the profession and cared about the
people he served.
He wanted to do the best job that he could and strived to
be the best he could be.
He was a good citizen and a good neighbor.

He was a cop.

Yes, I did know him.
He was a cop, he was my Brother.

Rest easy Brother Morris, we have the watch...



I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.
Isaiah 6:8

You answered the call and made the ultimate sacrifice. Rest easy in God's kingdom and watch over us as we continue the battle here on earth!!!

Officer
MPDC

April 8, 2007

Thank you for your service. You are not forgotten..

M. Bartholme
Fairfax City Police Deptartment (VA)

December 28, 2005

I remember that day.

Jerry, as you now know, Jesus Loves You, so do we!

John 3:16

RB Wade
MPDC Academy Class 71-14
First District 1971-1973

Ret. Officer RB Wade
Richmond, VA Police

September 22, 2004

Rest in peace blue angel. God bless those left behind. 24March03

S. Yates
concerned citizen

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