Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Shawn Steven Schneider

Lake City Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Friday, December 30, 2011

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Reflections for Police Officer Shawn Steven Schneider

Thank You for your Bravery, Strength, and Courage to want to make this world a better place, God bless.

Bloomingdale Police Department, NJ

January 4, 2012

My heart goes out to Shawn's wife, children, parents, family, friends and fellow officers. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers as you fast these difficult times, now and in the future. May you find comfort in knowing that you have a bigger "family" that is thinking of you and praying for you and in the good times and in the beautiful memories you all have shared. We lost our daughter, EOW 8/1/02, also killed by gunfire in Minneapolis, so we can understand your pain. Shawn's children can be forever proud of their daddy and I feel sadness for them knowing they will only hold him in their hearts and memories, not be held in his arms.

Officer Schneider will now be walking the heavenly beat with all the officers that have gone before him. Rest in peace. God Bless Shawn and his family.

Carole Schmidt
Mother and Survivor

January 4, 2012

On behalf of the 6,048 members of the American Association of State Troopers (AAST), we extend our sincere condolences to Officer Schneider’s family as well as the members of the Lake City Police Department. AAST members throughout the United States know first hand what all of you are going through right now. We will continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Ken Howes, Executive Director
American Association of State Troopers

January 4, 2012

rest in peace my brother

motorcycle division
puerto rico state police

January 4, 2012

Bravely fought young man - My heartfelt condolences to your family - RIP

Robina Browne, Hawaii
Mother to Dep. Sheriff D Browne Sanchez - EOW 2/10/2011

January 4, 2012

To the family, friends and co-workers; there are many hearts that ache for you at this time of loss... and though no one can take away your sorrow, may the support and concern of others help give you the strength you will need.

GayAnne Birkholz proud mother of Officer Craig A. Birkholz, EOW 3/20/11

January 3, 2012

RIP Brother. We pray for your family.

Asstantant Chief Bob Clark
Milford Police Dept. Milford,Ia.

January 3, 2012

Rest in Peace Shawn, you will be missed. We all wish we were 5 minutes closer than we were to be at your side to prevent this tragedy.

Sgt. Rob Troolin
Goodhue County Sheriff's Office

January 3, 2012

Thank you for your service! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!

Bryce Stevenson
Son of Fallen Ceres Police Sergeant Howard Stevenson, 010905

January 3, 2012

RIP Brother

Deputy Anita Price
Bexar County Sheriff's Office, San Antonio, Texas

January 3, 2012

RIP brother

B. Carlson Dep
Allegany County Sheriff's Office, MD

January 3, 2012

Rest in peace, Officer Schneider. We'll take the watch from here. To the friends, family and extended law enforcement family of the Lake City Police Department, we grieve with you over the loss of this warrior. May you find comfort in his life of service to his fellow man.

Reserve Sgt. L. Brown
Rainier Police Department

January 3, 2012

I will pray for your Family. May the Lord comfort them in their time of sorrow as only he can. Let us remember your obvious dedication and sacrifice to your Family and to this profession.

Your tour of duty is complete. Rest in peace.

Deputy Jason McAuly
Brown County Sheriff's Office

January 3, 2012

I think of your children and how difficult this has been for them. They will grow to know your honor and bravery and hopefully understand what you had to do.

Go in peace brother.

Sgt. Erin Murphy
St. Croix Falls, WI Police

January 3, 2012

Rest in peace, Officer Schneider. Your service, dedication, and sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Linda Lamm - LEO wife and sister of
Jay Balchunas EOW 11.05.04

January 3, 2012

Thank you for your service and valor. May you Rest in Peace.

Winter Garden PD

January 3, 2012

God Bless you Shawn for the ultimate sacrifice you paid while protecting Lake City.

Kathy Kruger

January 3, 2012

As you departed the bonds of this earth and touched the face of God, know that the service and dedication you had for your department, its fellow officers and the citizens of your community will never be forgotten. May God comfort in this time of sorrow your family, your fellow officers and all those whose lives you have touched. May you RIP brother, we’ll take it from here.

Captain James Moore
Gardner Police Department

January 3, 2012

Thank you for keeping our community safe. My thoughts are with your department, family and friends.

Karolee Adler

January 3, 2012

Rest in peace Officer Schneider. Thank you for your dedication and committment to community service. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and fellow officers.

Sgt. Karen Wilkinson
Polk County Sheriff's Office, Des Moines, Ia

January 3, 2012

The Florida Police Chiefs Association would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Officer Shawn Schneider, and the Lake City Police Department. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of great sadness. Please take comfort in knowing that your extended law enforcement family grieves with you. Officer Schneider, we thank you for your service. You will not be forgotten.

Members and Staff
Florida Police Chiefs Association

January 3, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and coworkers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas Kelly Senior Federal Air Marshal

January 3, 2012

Rest in Peace Officer Schneider. May your family find comfort in these reflections.See you on the other side my brother.

Wright County Sheriff,MN

January 3, 2012

My deepest condolences to the family, members of the department, and those served, at the loss of this officer. May faith, family, friends and time join together to ease everyone’s pain at this time of loss.

While many other career choices were certainly available, this officer chose to protect his fellow man, and for this we give everlasting thanks. As the Good Lord said, “Blessed are the Peacemakers.”

Thank you for your service, your convictions and moral character, as well as your devotion to duty. May you now rest in peace, knowing your fellow brothers and sisters will continue the Watch!

Rusty Featherstone, Asst. Dir. (Ret.)
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, OSBI

January 3, 2012

Nothing makes me angrier than putting on my shadow band around my badge. But I do so with honor as I know that the Officer we mourn died in honor. I know that if the roles were reversed, Officer Schneider would not have hesitated to place that shadow band around his badge. I thank you for your service Brother. It is time for you to go 10-7. We have the watch from here. Thank you for your service and thank you for your commitment. You will never be forgotten. You have earned your wings. God Speed.

Dept. in Southeast MN

January 3, 2012

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