Candace RippMetro Nashville Police Department, Tennessee
End of Watch: Saturday, December 8, 2001
Reflections for Police Officer Candace Ripp
Yesterday we lost another MNPD Officer and it brought back a lot of memories of when we lost you. I have driven down Ellington Parkway a thousand times since that day and have thought about you every single time.
February 3, 2017
I just noticed it was the 29th of April and then remembered it was your birthday. You left an impression on many that has not faded after all these years, and I am one of those who will never forget you. You will always be my sister in blue.
April 30, 2016
Happy Birthday, in 7 more minutes it will be your 51st birthday. Seems like it just gets harder and harder instead of better. Love you, my Baby Girl.
April 29, 2016
Laurel is soooooooooo right, sometimes we turn to each other and say, yep, Candy's right here with us in those girls. Claire's athleticism is like looking at you on the basketball court or softball field all over again. And Truleigh has that ATTITUDE and DETERMINATION that comes straight from you.
Miss you every day but today is tough. Love, Mother
December 8, 2015
Missing you....I see you in my daughters,when Truleigh gets that "Ripp"look or in Claire's drive and determination. I hate that they don't have you in their lives. I love you sissy!
December 8, 2015
I was passing this stretch of highway today and wondered who you were. Someone was thoughtful enough to post a memorial sign in your honor. Very Kind. I am sorry the loss your fellow officers, Daughter and Granddaughter had to experience in a life without you. Thank you for your service
November 17, 2015
I think about that day and wonder why you took that call. I was dispatched, but you took it. I think about you often and miss you. I am sure you would never have believed it but I am married now with 2 wonderful kids.
Sgt. Michael Dioguardi
May 17, 2015
Happy 50th Candy! We miss you today and everyday! Thank you for smiling down on us and watching over this family of yours!
Love you bunches!!
April 30, 2015
Happy Birthday CandyCane. We all love you and miss you so very much!
MSgt "Buggy" Ripp
April 29, 2015
Thinking about you, as I do everyday. I miss you and Love you very much!
December 18, 2014
Missing you as much today as 13 years ago.
December 8, 2014
Not sure if I am related to your family or not. Just conducted a search of my last name and couldn't help writing. First of all, I want to thank you for your service and my heart goes out to your loved ones.
corporal Tim Ripp
Mason County Sheriff"s Office
November 4, 2014
I miss you more than words can say. I think about you every day and Love You very much.
August 26, 2014
I couldn't stop thinking about you all day today.
August 19, 2014
Even though I have never met you, Im sure I would love you, I was born a year after you died.
Claire Marie Ripp
July 18, 2014
Well, Sissy, you have a new nephew - he came here almost grown at 9 lbs. 10 ozs - Norris Franklin Ripp. What a cutie he is. You would love playing feet to feet with him just like you did with Preston and Joseph.
Miss you, Babe, more than words can say.
Gyna Ripp, Mother
May 14, 2014
"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service
May 10, 2014
Happy Birthday, Precious Daughter. If you were here, I would bake you a red velvet cake but someday we will celebrate together again. Love and miss you always. Mother
April 29, 2014
12 long years hasn't faded the memories your family has of you. We all miss you more today than ever. We love you sweet Sister...
December 8, 2013
Thinking of you and all of your loved ones today. I know they will be exchanging all those great memories of you. It is a way of keeping your memory alive for you are a true hero and deserve to never be forgotten. Continue to keep watch over all of your loved ones. You will never be forgotten.
Father of Fallen Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04
December 8, 2013
Hope you are happy wherever you are, Texas girl.
May 31, 2013
Thinking of you today on what would have been your 48th birthday. Miss you!
Ret. Lt Kim Dillingham
April 29, 2013
Happy Birthday, Precious Daughter. We love you and miss you every day.
April 29, 2013
Happy Birthday sweet Sister, we all love you and miss you every day.
April 28, 2013
I always think of you & your family this time of year. We've all made it though these years by knowing you're in God's loving hands, and are now safe. It was an honor to have been in your academy class; I'm so blessed that we reconnected before you were taken from us. Until next time sister.
Sgt. Vernon Teague (Ret)
December 21, 2012
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