Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Corporal Monty D. Platt

West Texas A&M University Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, August 8, 2017

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Reflections for Corporal Monty D. Platt

i'm so sorry for the loss of this hero. the fact that he died saving an animal show's how beautiful his heart is that he would save an animal.

Joel

December 7, 2017

So sorry to hear of the loss of this fine officer. May God watch over the Family and Fellow Officers that put their lives on the line for us everyday. We all lose when one of these heroes fall.

B.J.Umbenhower
D.A.V. CHAPTER 11 Springfield, Missouri Color Guard.
Son of Chief of Police.Deceased
Their watch is over, now they patrol in Heaven.

November 26, 2017

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 Retired
Mohawk PD

September 9, 2017

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 who’s 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
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Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

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

September 8, 2017

You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County PD, NY

September 7, 2017

Thank you for your service and sacrifice and may you rest in peace. God bless you and your family.

Commonwealth's Attorney Travis Bird
Spotsylvania County

August 22, 2017

RIP Brother. May God be with your Family and loved ones. Rest easy now. Protect from above.

Officer Steven Austin
Lawrence TWP P.D. (NJ)

August 19, 2017

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers of Corporal Monty Platt during this very difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May their times spent together bring forth happy memories to last a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and dedication to your community. Rest in peace Corporal Platt.

Gail M Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/2004

August 19, 2017

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray Psalm 91 over all LEO’s and this prayer also:

“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.”

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.

I have lifted your family to God every morning for over six years. I pray that Monty's life and death will bring glory to His name.

Trust those prayers. God is with you; He knows and will ease your pain.

Our faith helps us to see beyond the grave.

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

August 18, 2017

Final Salute Corporal Platt, thank you for your service. You are a hero. Rest peacefully in the presence of God. We are praying for the family and fellow officers. R.I.P Sir!

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP, Trafic & Escort Unit

August 16, 2017

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called sons of YHWH". Mattityahu 5:9

Rest In Peace, my brother. Thank you for your service. May GOD comfort your family and friends.

Retired Chief Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

August 15, 2017

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Corporal, Monty D. Platt, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a corporal makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to capture a feral cat that was injured and to protect and serve the West Texas A&M University campus has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

August 14, 2017

We send out our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Corporal Monty Platt who faithfully served his community, state and our Nation and gave his life in his service. May the amazing grace of God be with you for strength and support in the days ahead.

Chaplain Jim Gysel
Calhoun County Michigan Sheriff's Office

August 14, 2017

Sending thoughts and prayers to his family, friends and department. I am so very sorry for the loss of your HERO.

God Bless and May you RIP HERO.. Thank you for your life of service to your community.

Gina Miller, Washington State Patrol
Surviving Fiance WSP Trooper Tony V. Radulescu EOW 2-23-2012

August 14, 2017

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service and dedication.

Cpl. M. Davis #2614
Prince George's County Police

August 14, 2017

My condolences to the family and friends of Corporal Monty D. Platt. Losing a loved one is always difficult. Please take comfort in Jesus words found at John 5:28,29 where he said that there would be a resurrection. Just think of the time when you will see your loved ones again, in paradise conditions, here on earth. Once again, my condolences.

Cpl. William Stanback (Retired)
Pennsylvania State Police

August 14, 2017

Rest In Peace

Retired Pittsburgh City Police Officer V
Pittsburgh police department

August 13, 2017

Rest In Peace

Retired Pittsburgh City Police Officer V
Pittsburgh police department

August 13, 2017

Thank You for your service

Retired Chief of Police Johnny McCurry
West Point Georgia P.D.

August 13, 2017

Rest in Peace brother.

CPT (former) Ahmed Danso-Faried
United States Army

August 13, 2017

Platt family and friends may God grant you all a speedy healing. Corporal Platt thank you for your service to your community. Take watch from above. Your Brothers and Sisters will take the watch from here.

Res.Sgt. Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls Police Dept,Ohio

August 12, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family concerned.

P.O. (Ret) Donalld Current
NYCTPD/NYPD

August 12, 2017

I am so sorry for your loss.

Jacquie Rebel survivor

August 12, 2017

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

August 12, 2017

May God bless and strengthen the family!

Warden M BJ
Department of Corrections

August 12, 2017

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