Often times when a loved one dies it is unexpected and not a planned expense. It can also be a very emotional time and helpful to have someone with you when planning the details. Let us put you in touch with a member of our bereavement team.
While family and religious traditions are still very important to people, some families prefer to celebrate the individual in a unique and personal way. Cremation is an opportunity for the loved ones to create a complete one of a kind memorial. Let us put you in touch with a member of our bereavement team.
To celebrate the life of the loved one being honored, a candlelight vigil is a respectful opportunity for the community to come together to mourn for a common cause. Let us help you plan this event, offer our emotional support, and supply the items needed at no cost to you.
The Celebration of life puts the focus on the joy that a person brought to other peoples lives. It's a time for everyone to get together and share memories, laugh, and celebrate the life of their loved one. Let us know how our creativity can be of service to you. We can also offer financial assistance with this event.
During a time of loss you are emotional and experiencing grief. We would be happy to feed your family during this difficult time.
Let us be there for you during your time of loss, it is important to have others around you who offer you their emotional support.
If you are in need of grief counseling, we can give you a list of grief counseling services in your area. This can be very helpful in processing the many feelings and emotions you will face. Let us cover the expense of your first session.
Many homicides go unsolved. Let us arrange a neighborhood canvas. Many times those who know something will share information with us they will not share with the police. This also brings awareness.
Attending the trial in support of your loved one can be overwhelming. Let us be part of your support system. We can refer you to obtain advocacy services.
Let us make you a teddy bear made from your loved ones clothing. You supply a piece of your loved ones clothing and we will turn it in to a bear that will offer you comfort many years to come.
We take pride in making these plush poly-microfiber fleece blankets customized with photos of your loved one. 50x60 in size, they are sure to bring you comfort.
Let us maintain the curbside Memorial of your loved one. Updated on all major holidays and birthday.
Murder is described as "the unlawful killing of another person." That is opposed to homicides that include justifiable, excusable, and accidental killings. There have been 108 homicides of which 82 are murders, in 2020. With these numbers, Jacksonville is on the way to surpassing the 128 murders reported by the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office in 2019.
Year Total Killings Murders Homicides
2017 138 116 22
2018 125 109 16
2019 155 128 21
2020 108 87 04 (17 pending classification)
Out of the 87 murders only 17 cases have resulted in an arrest being made. Anyone with information in any crime can contact the Sheriff’s Office at (904) 630-0500 or leave an anonymous tip and be eligible for a possible reward with First Coast Crime Stoppers by calling (866) 845-8477 (TIPS).
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