Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Sean McNamee Gannon

Yarmouth Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Thursday, April 12, 2018

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Reflections for Police Officer Sean McNamee Gannon

Semper Fi Officer Gannon!!

John Kearney

April 18, 2018

Rest In Peace my friend. I’ve been there brother. Motel 6 Braintree shooting

Officer Paul Hamilton
Braintree Police Department

April 18, 2018

God bless you brother. Rest easy on eternal patrol.

TFC. Rashaad Carter #1363
CT State Police

April 18, 2018

Thank you for your service sir and may you Rest In Peace. Praying for your family

Sgt Harry Winterbottom Retired
Phila police

April 18, 2018

May you Rest In Peace Sean... the Law Enforcement community here in Massachusetts are devastated by your passing... Keep watch at those gates brother, we’ll take the watch from here

Christopher Peckham
Massachusetts Dept of Correction

April 17, 2018

Brother, it is time to rest. Let us carry the burden now. Say hi to Debra she is missed here.

Those like us, down range, so few.

May God Bless the blue and families of the blue.

Sergeant Chris Becton
Orlando Police Department

April 17, 2018

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 whose 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

April 17, 2018

Rest In Peace and thankful for your service to everyone..if some would not enter the long reflection more could thank you.

Retired Chief of Police Johnny McCurry M
West Point Ga P.D.

April 17, 2018

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well.

Chaplain Douglas J. Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Central Macomb Lodge #187 Macomb County Mich

April 17, 2018

Sean is a brave soul who will always be remembered as a kind and outstanding individual. My heart goes out to his wife, family, and his brothers in blue.

The Wests
The West family,Plymouth,Mass.

April 17, 2018

I was devastated to hear of Sean's murder. He was my cousin and both my husband and I grieve for him and his family.

Cousins Claire and Bob

April 17, 2018

Rest in peace my brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and the Yarmouth Police Department.

James J. Scanlon (Retired CPD)
North American SWAT Training Assoc

April 17, 2018

RIP brother

Patrolman Nick Woodbury
Lynn Police Department

April 17, 2018

Rip sir

Ajk federal investigation
Ajk feds

April 17, 2018

BROTHER..God Bless you and your always our Court systems fail yet another awesome brother...

Deputy Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriffs

April 16, 2018

Rest in peace Police Officer Sean Gannon, and may our Lord give comfort and strength to your family and friends. Thank you for your service.

CBP Officer(retired), Luis R Otero
Department Of Homeland Security/Bureau of Customs & Border Protection

April 16, 2018

So saddened to hear the news.

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

April 16, 2018

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Gannon. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Yarmouth Police Department.

U.S. Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

April 16, 2018

Rest in peace Brother.

Lieutenant Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

April 16, 2018

Thank you Officer Gannon for your service and God bless your family and your blue
family . My god keep all who loved you in his arms .

Cpl Ronald Woodward
DPSCS Maryland

April 16, 2018

With Deepest Sympathy!

R. A. Robinson
Retired Deputy Chief Of Police

April 16, 2018

Thank you for your service Officer Sean Gannon. You are a true hero. Praying for your family at this most devastating time. Rest In Peace

Janice Milley
Gold Star Mom

April 16, 2018

My deepest sympathy for your sad loss.

Jacquie Rebel survivor

April 16, 2018

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Officer, Sean McNamee Gannon, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow officer makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed. Also our prayers and thoughts to the Stone Hill College and Nantucket Police departments where Officer Gannon had previously served.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

April 16, 2018

"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 Police department
Powell, Wyoming

April 16, 2018

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