Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant David Ernest Enzbrenner

Atchison Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Friday, December 9, 2011

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Reflections for Sergeant David Ernest Enzbrenner

Though it has been years since, it was an honor serving with you David. God Bless you, Rest in Peace.

APD #338 1989-91

December 10, 2011

Sgt Enzbrenner, may you rest in peace. You're a true hero.

Sgt Richard Eckert
Town of Chester Police Dept

December 10, 2011

Thank you for your service. I am originally from the area, specifically Joplin Missouri. Many relatives are still in the Mo. & Ks. area. I left in 1955 and later became a So. Ca. police officer on South Gate PD and Long Beach PD.

Patrolman-Narcotics Officer
Long Beach PD

December 10, 2011

David was a classmate, a friend and a all around good guy. To his widow and daughter's my heart goes out to you. May
God bless keep and carry you through (footprints in the sand) your time of sorrw. You will continue to be in my prayers. Brenda Oliver Hester

Bremda Oliver Hester
Friend & classmate

December 10, 2011

Sergeant Enzbrenner thank you for your service. May God bless you and your family. Rest in peace. You will not be forgotten!


December 10, 2011

Rest easy Brother, we have your watch. May God bless and keep your family both blood and blue in his loving arms.

Deputy Bryan Stammer
Ford County Sheriff's Office, Dodge City, Kansas

December 10, 2011

Our deepest sympathy to the dear family and friends of Sergeant Enbrenner. God Bless him for his service and the sacrifice he made to keep others safe. Rest in Peace Brother, you will not be forgotten.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte, NC

December 10, 2011

Rest in Peace Brother, we have the Watch from here

Brother in Blue, Phoenix PD

December 10, 2011

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

December 10, 2011

Rest in Peace Brother. Our Hearts and Prayers to your family and the Atchison Police Department.

Sergeant Robert Bailey
Andale, Kansas Police Dept.

December 10, 2011

My thoughts and prayers to Sergeant Enzbenner's family and fellow brothers and sisters of the APD. God Bless him for his many years of service.

My husband was Killed In The Line of Duty in March of 2001 in Independence, Missouri, you have a special place in my heart and will be praying for you daily.

Debbie Foster-"Terry Foster EOW 3-17-01"
Independence Police Department

December 10, 2011

Rest easy in God's arms. May the family know they were loved by a hero. To the Department & friends of Sergeant Enzbrenner, your hurt & pain is shared by all. God bless each of you.

Mother of a Sergeant
Colorado Springs Police Department

December 10, 2011

Thank you for your service. We will continue from here. RIP.

An Oldcop

December 10, 2011

Sad enough story, only to be compounded by the fact that Christmas is right around the corner. Rest in piece brother.

Officer James Lancaster
Goddard, KS PD

December 10, 2011

I started my law enfrocement career in Atchison, Kansas as a Deputy and had the chance to know Sgt. David Enzbrenner. I am now a Chandler Police Officer in Chandler, Arizona. Myself along with the Chandler Police Department want to thank you for your service. It was a pleasure knowing and working with you from 2001 - 2003. I'm praying for you, your family and the entire Atchison Police Department. If there is anything you need please let us know...

Officer Adam Thompson #571
Chandler Police Dept - Arizona

December 10, 2011

Dave you were one outstanding officer. i am honored to have known you my whole life. your memory will never die with anyone back home. may your family find some peace and your family who wears the badge as well.

kaitlin- daughter of an officer

December 10, 2011

Rest In Peace

A. Shaw
Sister of fallen Officer

December 10, 2011

Rest in Peace Dave.. You have always been a wonderful person to my family and an asset to our community. I have had the utmost pleasure of knowing you and watching ou grow as an Officer. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as God has taken you into his hands... Thank you for blessing us with everything you had to offer...

Avenue of the Fallen

Standing at attention in their class “A“ uniforms, badges gleaming and shoes like glass, are your brothers and sisters of Law Enforcement. All of whom have previously paid the ultimate price.
Today, like many others, they welcome you to this wonderful place. As you march down the Avenue of the Fallen, all eyes focus on you as if to say its ok you’re with your eternal partners. A salute is followed and a tear can be seen on so many faces.
Welcome, you served well.
Now come join us in the ranks, another is coming home.

Pamela Brewer
Personal Friend

December 10, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family,friends and co-workers of this brave officer. Rest in Peace.

Sheriff Ray Foster
Buchanan County Sheriff's Office

December 10, 2011

I feel for the APD in the loss of their fallen brother. I had the privilege of meeting the young man at my father's funeral in 2004. His professionalism was excellent. My sympathy goes out to his family and friends as well.

Irene R Wall

December 10, 2011

God Bless Sgt David Enzbrenner, may he rest with the Lord until we all meet again. Sincerest Condolences from Texas.

Deputy Chief Dan Gabehart
Bexar County Sheriff's Office, San Antonio, TX

December 10, 2011

I am so sorry to hear about Sergeant Enzbrenner's death. So sad!!

Darlene Ouimette

December 10, 2011

My family and I wish to extend our deepest sympathy and prayers to the family, friends, co-workers, and agency of Sergeant Enzbrenner, a warrior who has been taken from us far too soon. We will carry on for you...

Sergeant Mike Allen (Retired)
California Highway Patrol

December 10, 2011

all of us have had training to react to sudden u8ntoward actions...but you can never beat a committed man coming to the door with a cun. Rest easy my fallen brother....we got this.

P.O. Efrain Rodriguez Jr.
Shield # 15551
N.Y.P.D. (ret.)

P.O. Efrain Rodriguez, Jr.
N.Y.P.D. (ret.)

December 10, 2011

'Blessed Are The Peacemakers'.

Rest in peace Sarge.

Sgt. Randy Keenan (Ret)
City of Alameda CA. Police Department

December 10, 2011

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