Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Dennis W. Reichardt

Suffolk County Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, October 4, 2018

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Reflections for Sergeant Dennis W. Reichardt

I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers. RIP.

Frank J. Corasaniti II,Retired Fire Lt.
Baltimore City Fire Department

December 4, 2018

It breaks my heart to hear of the loss of a 9/11 hero. Your courageous service will never be forgotten. Condolences to your family.

Natalie Anthony

November 15, 2018

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God”. Matthew 5:9

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

November 2, 2018

With Deepest Sympathy.

R. A. Robinson
Retired Deputy Chief Of Police

October 25, 2018

Sgt Reichardt's Family,
You are in our prayers today and in the future. I am acquainted with Marine Sgt. Jason Thomas (Ret.) of Columbus, OH, who helped save two first responders at the World Trade Center. He said the real heroes were the ones who continued working there long after 9/11. Sgt. Reichart obviously put service above self in working at the WTC site for three months. May God bless him and his family.
Scott and Eve Hartman, Seville, OH

Scott Hartman, Sr. Lect, Eve Hartman, RN

October 24, 2018

Rest in peace brother, your sacrifice will never be forgotten.........

Detective Sergeant Edward Carlile
Northfield Village Police Dept (OH)

October 24, 2018

My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Sergeant Dennis Reichardt. Thank your dor your dedication and service to your country. Rest in peace, you will not be forgotten.

CBP Officer(retired), Luis Otero
DHS/Bureau of Customs & Border Protection

October 22, 2018

Rest in peace, Sergeant Reichardt. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

October 22, 2018

Thank you for your dedicated service Police Sgt. Dennis W. Reichardt. My condolences go out to your family, friends and the Suffolk County Police Department. May you rest in eternal peace.

PSO A. Marwaha
Campus Public Safety

October 22, 2018

We send out our deepest sympathy to all who knew and loved Sergeant Reichardt, who gave his life in the line of duty as the attack began on America in 2001. May the amazing Grace of God continue to hold close all who read this.

Chaplain James Gysel
Calhoun County MI Sheriff's Office

October 22, 2018

My prayers and deepest condolences to officer Reichardts family and to the S.C.P..D. Thank you for your service. May you RIP.
SGT. Reichardt Badge 824

Jay Wieder
Citizen from Palm Coast FL.

October 22, 2018

Thank you Sergeant Reichardt for your dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of New York. You are a true AMERICAN HERO !!! My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. May you, forever, rest in peace, my brother.


Sergeant Mitchell G. Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

October 21, 2018

Rest in perpetual peace my brother. Thank you for your service. All of us who were there during those many weeks will one day meet up with you. I know it would be my honor.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

October 21, 2018

Rest in perpetual peace my brother. Thank you for your service. All of us who were there during those many weeks will one day meet up with you. I know it would be my honor.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

October 21, 2018

God Speed brother

Deputy Tim Duvall
Boyd County KY Sheriffs Department

October 20, 2018

RIP my Brother.Prayers to your Family for ever.God Bless

PO Thomas Dusch
Suffolk County Police Department (Retired)

October 20, 2018

Rest in peace brother.

Officer Kyle Groose
Laramie PD, WY

October 19, 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 Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

October 19, 2018

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

Cpl. M. Davis #2614
Prince George's County POlice Department

October 19, 2018

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends.
Thank you for your unselfish service.

James Waggle

October 18, 2018

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Sergeant Reichardt and the Suffolk County Police Department during this time. Thank you, Sergeant Reichardt, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

October 18, 2018

Rest in peace Brother Dennis.

Ofc. Timothy M. Furlong
Nahant, MA PD

October 18, 2018

God Speed, Brother.

Sergeant Kevin Murphy
Union PD, NJ

October 18, 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
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and may not be duplicated without permission

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

October 17, 2018

Thank you for your service.
Rest in peace.

Sergeant David Sheetz (retired)
Houston Police Dept.

October 17, 2018

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