Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Walter Thomas Barclay, Jr.

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, August 19, 2007

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Reflections for Police Officer Walter Thomas Barclay, Jr.

We pray that Officer Barclay may now walk in God's presence.

Officer Barclay, you will not be forgotten; rest in peace, sir.

Family of Patrolman Clifton Miller
Rossford, Ohio P.D., EOW 14 May, 1966

August 28, 2007

Thank you officer Barclay for giving your life for your country. All my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this time of grief. God Bless.

Patricia Burke Resmini
Ronkonkoma, NY

August 28, 2007

Rest in Peace Brother in Blue. Please watch over the rest of us as we serve the job we love. May God Bless you and your family.

Corporal Seth L. Sullivan
Arab Police Dept, Alabama

August 27, 2007

I'm so sorry for all your years of pain & suffering. My thoughts & prayers are with you all. Rest Easy.

Cindy, Arkansas
Sister of slain Officer Randy Basnett, EOW 9/24/76

August 27, 2007

Thank you for your many years of service and may you rest in peace Sir.

Deputy John Latour
Jefferson parish Sheriff's Office

August 27, 2007

May God Bless you and your family. Rest in Peace.

Wanda Ryan, Reserve Deputy
Reeves County SO, TX

August 27, 2007

My thoughts and prayers are with those friends and family members that are left behind and cannot follow. Rest in peace my brother in blue...we will take it from here.

Officer Adam F. Laser
Westminster City Police Department

August 27, 2007

Rest in peace Brother Walter, you are a true Hero and will never be forgotten.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

August 27, 2007

My condolecens to Officer Barclay's family.

Inspector Fabrizio Gregorutti
Pordenone Police Department (Italy) Italian State Police

August 27, 2007

Offcier Barclay

You have paid the ultimate sacrifice for you community, state and country. You are a true hero and help make this country truely great. You now patrol the heavens above as you did when you were here on earth; masy you rest in peace.

Douglas W. Bennett
Juvenile Probation Offcier Ky Dept. of Juvenile Justice

August 27, 2007

Rest in peace, Sir! You will never be forgotten.

Police Officer

August 27, 2007

Ofc. Barclay,
Your 40 years of pain and suffering will not be in vain. Justice will prevail. Rest easy brother, we'll take it from here. 10-42 eternally!

Sgt. MacDonald
Kwajalein Police Department

August 26, 2007

Thoughts and prayers are with your family and your agency. RIP Brother in Blue.

Patrolman D. Kirk #309
Round Lake Heights PD (IL)

August 26, 2007

It sounds like you fought the hard fight with courage and dignity. May you rest in peace, free of pain, worry, and regret. Watch over all police officers in danger, and all lost souls looking to harm them.

If tomorrow starts without me, and I'm not there to see.

If the sun should rise and find your eyes all filled with tears for me

I wish so much you wouldn't cry the way you did today. While thinking of the many things we didn't get to say.

I know how much you love me, As much as I love you, and each time that you think of me, I know you'll miss me too;

But when tomorrow starts without me, Please try to understand, that an angel came and called my name, And took me by the hand

And said my place was ready, in heaven far above, And that I'd have to leave behind all those I dearly love.

But as I turned to walk away, A tear fell from my eye, For all my life, I'd always thought, I didn't want to die.

I had so much to live for, So much left yet to do, it seemed almost impossible, that I was leaving you.

If I could relive yesterday, just even for a while, I'd say good-bye and kiss you and maybe see you smile.

But then I fully realized, that this could never be, for emptiness and memories, would take the place of me.

And when I thought of worldly things, I might miss come tomorrow, I thought of you, and when I did, my heart was filled with sorrow.

But when I walked through heaven's gates, I felt so much at home. When God looked down and smiled at me, From His great golden throne,

He said, "This is eternity, and all I've promised you." Today your life on earth is past, but here life starts anew.

I promise no tomorrow, but today will always last, and since each day is the same way, there's no longing for the past.

You have been so faithful, so trusting and so true. Though there were times you did some things, you knew you shouldn't do.

But you have been forgiven, and now at last you're free. So won't you come and take my hand, and share my life with me

So when tomorrow starts without me, don't think we're far apart, for every time you think of me, I'm right here, in your heart...

PC Amanda Pandolfi #1249
York Regional Police, Canada

August 26, 2007

Officer Barclay I am saddened by your tragedy. I thank you for being a hero. I thank you for your forced retirement and your ultimate sacrifice. I will pray that your murderer will receive swift and efficient justice. To the Barclay family and the PPD family, I am praying that God will give much grace through this very difficult trial.

Traffic Officer Tom Williams
City of Los Angeles DOT

August 26, 2007

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Officer Barclay as well as the brotherhood of the Philadelphia Police Department. May you rest in eternal peace our brother, never forgotten...

Detective Mark Techmanski
City of Syracuse, NY Police Department

August 26, 2007

Officer Barclay you suffered long and now your pain is no more. You paid a heavy price to protect the innocent. May God Bless you and your family.
I hope the state proscutes the scum that shot you with your murder. To do anything less would be an injustice to you and your family.

Chicago Police Officer Kurt Kaner and son of slain Chicago Police Officer Kenneth Guy Kaner

Kurt G. Kaner
Chicago Police Department

August 26, 2007

My deepest thoughts and prayers are with Patrolman Barclay's family, friends and co-workers. I was married to Alabama State Trooper Brian Nichols EOW 2/17/2002 and I am now married to Washington County Deputy Sheriff Aaron Carpenter. All of your COPS family is here for you and hurting for you. We all became a family when our loved ones became police officers and now we have even a stronger bond when one of our family members go down. We are here for you to help you along this journey you now have joined with us. God bless you all.

Denise Nichols Carpenter
Alabama State Trooper Brian Nichols EOW 2/17/2002

August 25, 2007

Thank you for your service!

PO MICHAEL CONNOLLY
Boston Police Deptarment

August 25, 2007

I am sorry for your loss. I recently lost my dad on August 5, 2007 while in pursuit of someone. Your family are in my prayers at this time.

Lainey Estis
Daughter of Chief David Richard, EOW 08/05/07
Port Barre, Louisiana

Lainey Richard Estis
Daughter to Chief David Richard,Port Barre, LA

August 25, 2007

My heart goes out to this officer and his family. That's tough to have to live with this injury for 40 yrs and ultimately pay the price for it. I hope the Philadeplia Police Department has taken care of them this entire time and will continue to do so. May this brave officer rest in peace.

With highest respect,

A fellow peace officer.

Police Officer
El Paso, Texas Police Department

August 25, 2007

We are truly saddened by the death of one of our brothers in blue. We will never forget your courage for protecting all of our families in our city of Philadelphia. Thank you for your unyielding devotion. May GOD bless your family.

P/O ASHBURN and Officer's Wife
Philadelphia Police Department

August 25, 2007

May you rest in peace you will not be forgotten.
God bless your family, friends and the Philladelphia
P.D. for not forgetting what happened to you.

Ret. Cpl. Jack Presti

August 25, 2007

God hands out life assignments and we do not have a choice to pick which one we want. God handed you a difficult assignment and you suffered while on this earth. Now you are pain free in the the Lord's Kingdom. Rest easy, your assignment is over.

Police Officer
St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department

August 25, 2007

My deepest prayers and sympathy go out to your family, friends, entire department, and to the citizens who you gave the ultimate sacrifice for.Any suffering you have endured over these years since you were injured, has been replaced with Gods loving arms, as I know the angels have taken you far into the heavens above, where as you are 10-4 forever more. God Bless! "A Hero does not become a Hero by their death, but by how they lived their life."

Police Dispatcher Sara Singleton
Howard County Maryland Police Communications 911 Center

August 24, 2007

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