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Police Officer James Morrissy | Oak Forest Police Department, Illinois Oak Forest Police Department, Illinois

Police Officer

James Morrissy

Oak Forest Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Monday, March 17, 2014
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Reflections for Police Officer James Morrissy

 

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service.
Blessed are the peace makers, for they will be called the children of God.

Robert Toussaint #137
Morton Grove Police
June 8, 2014

God Bless you Sir. May the good Lord above cradle you in His arms, and may you Rest in Peace my Brother in Blue. I offer my prayers and sympathies to each and every one of your family members, friends, and co-workers.

Chris Walley
Former Jail Officer/Deputy Wayne Co. Mississippi Sheriffs Department
May 10, 2014

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. As you join our brothers and sisters in the hall of heroes, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Vires et Honorem

Ptlm Frank Kapusta
Mohawk PD
May 6, 2014

He went to work that day and did not know
This shift he served would bring such sorrow
This call to duty would be his last
His time on earth is now his past
God set this day as his time to go
Rest in peace Officer Morrissy, now a hero
He gave the ultimate sacrifice
With integrity and pride he paid the price
His family, friends and colleagues will mourn
As an angel in heaven he is now reborn
His golden heart stopped beating
Hardworking hands at rest
God broke our hearts to prove to us
He only takes the very best.

Master Sergeant Retired Jane Hosteny
Illinois State Police
May 4, 2014

Rest in Peace, prayers for the family.

Deputy L. Barth
Taylor County Sheriff's Department
May 4, 2014

OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS GO TO OUT TO THE FRIENDS AND FAMILY. A TRUE PUBLIC SERVANT. WE WILL NEVER FORGET. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE.

Officer Edwin Lara / External Ops
Cook County Sheriffs Office, IL- Honor Guard
April 22, 2014

Rest In Peace Brother!

Captain Steve Yancey
Forest Hill Police Department, TX
April 22, 2014

Our deepest sympathy to the dear family and friends of Officer Morrissy. God Bless him for his long service to his community. Rest in Peace Brother, you will not be forgotten.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte, NC
April 5, 2014

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Jim was killed.

To the Morrissy family, fellow officers, and all who call Jim beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the many years od dedicated service Officer Morrissy gave to his community and the citizens of Illinois, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on March 17, 2014.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater
April 5, 2014

Our sincerest condolences to the friends family and brethren of officer Morrissy. May you RIP.

Ron Skeeters
Son of Bernie Skeeters ISP E.O.W. 5-20-82
April 1, 2014

Thank you Officer Morrissy for your faithful service. You will be remembered. May God grant your family and agency peace and comfort.

Trooper Joe Dellwo #446
Minnesota State Patrol
March 31, 2014

R.I.P. Officer Morrissy, we're keeping you, your family and all our brothers and sisters with the Oak Forest Police Department in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you and keep you in his loving care my brother as we remain " Standing Tall For Those Who Have Fallen "

Corporal James Barth
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard,Tampa, Fla.
March 29, 2014

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.

Rest in peace.

Michelle - Wife of US Marshal
March 27, 2014

Rest in Peace Sir..............

Officer Thomas Wiederhold, Retired
Fort Worth PD, Texas
March 27, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
RIP Officer Morrissy.

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP, Trafic Unit
March 26, 2014

jim is my brother and on behave of my family thank you all for your kind thoughts

sean t morrissy
brother
March 24, 2014

The 53rd Basic Detention Officer Training Academy sends our deepest and most heartfelt condolences to the Family, Friends, and Co-workers of Police Officer James Morrissy.
During this time hold close to the memories and good times shared as a source of comfort.
Being ever mindful of the pride he embraced when wearing his uniform.

RIP, Officer Morrissy

Respectfully Submitted, Lt. Alicia S. McKinney & the Cadets of Basic Detention Officer Training Academy 53. Durham County Sheriff's Office Durham, NC

Lt. Alicia S. McKinney
Durham County Sheriff's Office
March 24, 2014

RIP Brother in Blue.

Police Officer David Kirk
Bull Valley (IL) Police Department
March 23, 2014

"The Final Inspection"
The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"
The policeman squared his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.
But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.
I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."
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Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell PD, WY
March 23, 2014

A hero to the end. May the peace of Christ surround the family, friends and the Department of this hero. Brave men wear badges and face the devil every day, Officer Morrissy will NEVER BE FORGOTTEN!

Mother of a Sgt
Colorado Springs PD
March 23, 2014

Rest with the Angels Officer Morrissy. Your dedication, devotion, and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten. Prayers for your family during this time in their lives.

retired Police Officer Bob Lester
Midland Texas Police Department
March 23, 2014

My sincerest sympathy to the family and friends of Police Officer James Morrissy as well as to the Oak Forest Police Department. Rest in peace Officer Morrissy, you are gone but will not be forgotten...

Dispatcher Sue Rusch
Punta Gorda PD, Punta Gorda FL
March 22, 2014

Officer Morrissy,

Rest well in the arms of the Lord.

To Your Family:

Feel His presence as God answers the prayers of many who have fallen to their knees on your behalf. Since the day of my son's death, I have carried every law enforcement officer and their family in my heart.

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray, “Lord, Be with all law enforcement officers. Keep them safe and free from harm. They are Your soldiers on the front line of the battle against evil. If one should fall this day - wrap their family in your loving arms. Surround them with Your angels, loving family, friends, neighbors and caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name and for Your Glory, Amen.”

I have lifted you and your family to God every morning for over three years. Feel those prayers. God is with you, He knows and will ease your pain.

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011
March 22, 2014

Rest in peace blue brother.

Deputy T. Luttrell
WCSD-TN
March 22, 2014

RIP brother, Job well done, my prayers for you and your family.

Philip Callas, Detective Retired Secaucus, NJ PD
March 22, 2014

 
 

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