Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Commander Paul R. Bauer

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, February 13, 2018

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Reflections for Commander Paul R. Bauer

It was my honor to run this morning in the National Police Week 5K with our friend Commander Paul Bauer's name on my chest. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to his family and many friends and all of our law enforcement family everywhere who has lost someone dear to them. God bless you all.

Commander Edward Wodnicki
Chicago Police

May 12, 2018

Reading this story broke my heart. I was tasked with reading and sharing a reflection of Commander Bauer for my Academy Class. I can't thank you enough for your sacrifice and I hope that someday I am as good as a person and officer that you are. Fly High Sir.

Kannesha Nept Patrol Officer
Tullahoma Police Department

May 4, 2018

God bless this brother. I have honored to attend far too many fallen officer funerals in the past 42 years across the country. CPD and NYPD never fail to be there for their brothers and sisters. Both agencies are the gold standards of honor and commitment.

Captain Tom Cox, Detective Brad Cox
Knox County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

April 28, 2018

Deepest condolences to Family, Department and Friends. Visit the web site ImagineHeaven.net for a glimpse of the Glorious Reunions awaiting. All law enforcement men and women indeed qualify as "Foxhole Christians" with their duty dangers. As Ray Comfort at LivingWater.com says "Passing is the doormat they wipe their feet on before entering Heaven.” It is our belief they will hear from the Lord Himself. “Do not fear. for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the Kingdom” (Luke 12:12).

Joe Lanier (a former Asst. Chief of Jasper, Texas PD)

April 16, 2018

RIP Commander. You will never be forgotten within the Chicago Police. You made the ultimate sacrifice by doing your job. You just didn't die. Part of Chicago and the Chicago Police Department died along with you. Rest in peace. You are a real superhero. Heroes aren't forgotten.

Michael Stumpfoll
Hope to become police officer.

April 11, 2018

RIP Commander your sacrifice is reflective of the badge you swore to uphold. Like those still working you ran towards the trouble, which while others flee. Your family paid the ultimate price, the loss of your love and protection. We pray now for them, as you will remain in their thoughts, prayers and hearts forever.

Retired Deputy Robert P. Lopez, Sr.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

April 8, 2018

RIP Commander, you will never be forgotten.

Officer J. Honeycutt
Utah Valley University Police Dept.

April 6, 2018

Thoughts and prayers to your friends and family. Thank you for your unselfish service. With deepest sympathy.

Marie C
citizen of NJ

April 5, 2018

A man who was a friend to everyone and truly one of Chicago's many, many finest. His wife and daughter showed us their effect on each other as a family. Ordinary citizens spoke up for him. My personal favorite was watching him on the WGN news, You Tube at the Mounted Unit horse stables. You can Google it and I think anyone would agree. Bless them all, we will never forget them or Paul.

Citizen reader
Chicago area resident

April 1, 2018

Rest in peace.

Investigator Stephen Trejo
Donna I.S.D. Police Dept. Tx

March 28, 2018

Thank you sir! Now rest.

Galen Spears
San Bernardino sheriff

March 23, 2018

On behalf of Point 27, I would like to offer condolences for Commander Paul R. Bauer. Please know we are eternally grateful for Paul’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Commander Bauer, Point 27 sent 27 Thin Blue Line Dog Tag Necklaces, engraved with “Blessed are the Peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Matthew 5:9, to the Chief, Chicago Police Department, for Paul’s fellow officers. Point 27 sent Folded Flag Necklaces engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Officer Bauer’s family members.

Point 27 is a Non-Profit Organization with a mission to strengthen and encourage members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and their families, by sharing scripture on Dog Tags and Jewelry called Shields of Strength.

We will never forget and we are forever grateful.

Sincerely,


David Dodd
Colonel, US Army Retired
Director, Point 27

David Dodd, Colonel US Army Retired
US Army Retired and Point 27

March 22, 2018

Thank you sir! Now rest.

Galen Spears
San Bernardino sheriff

March 22, 2018

Commander, Rest In Peace WARRIOR! VALHALLA!

Police Officer (Patrol) J.C. Marlow
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

February 26, 2018

Commander Bauer,

Thank you and your family for your sacrifice. May you rest in the arms of the Lord.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

February 26, 2018

Your dedication and ultimate sacrifice reminds me again of the gravity of what it is to be a peace officer - on duty or off - and of the weight, and the responsibility, and the honor that this profession embodies.

Recruit Daniel Choi
Los Angeles Sheriff's Department

February 25, 2018

To the family and friends of Commander Bauer, I am sorry for your loss, may he rest in peace. His dedication to his profession has inspired me to always remember why we all have chosen this career.

Recruit Patrick Baisa
Los Angeles Sheriff's Department

February 25, 2018

RIP officer. Prayers to your blood, love and blue families.

Deputy Sheriff Terri Van Houten
Rock Country Sheriff's Office

February 25, 2018

R.I.P. BROTHER Bauer!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

February 23, 2018

May Commander Bauer rest in peace and honor, and may his family know God's peace.

Sgt. W. S. Baxter
US Army Veteran & son of a retired Chicago Police officer

February 22, 2018

Rest In Peace Sir. You will never be forgotten.

PO Chip Marcks (Ret), PD Mariemont,Ohio/PD Easton,MD

February 21, 2018

"Greater love hath no man than to lay down his life for others."
Thank you for answering the call brother, we will take watch from here.

Deputy T. Smith
Johnson County Sheriff's Office
Johnson County, Kansas

February 21, 2018

It's your turn to rest now. Peace and prayers for you and your family. Your brothers and sisters will never forget your courage. God speed.

Police Officer Jeffrey Thrash
Upper Darby Police Department (PA)

February 21, 2018

Rest in peace brother. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten.................

Det. Sgt. Edward Carlile
Northfield Village PD (OH)

February 21, 2018

Very sad to hear of the tragic loss of this dedicated officer. My thoughts and prayers are with you and his family at this very difficult time.

Rest in peace sir.

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

February 21, 2018

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