Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Loren Y. Vasquez

Waller County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, October 31, 2018

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Loren Y. Vasquez

R.I.P. SISTER Loren Y. Vasquez!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

November 12, 2018

My heart goes out to this officer's friends, family, and department. I hope that everyone can find comfort in Revelation 21:4 "And he (God) will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away". One day, we'll be able to welcome back our loved ones that we've lost to death and never have to lose them again. Until then, my sincerest condolences goes out to everyone that knew this brave officer.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

November 12, 2018

Deputy Vasquez, Such an unfortunate act that took your life way to soon, resulting in you making the “Ultimate Sacrifice.” You will be missed but not forgotten. May GOD bless you and your family abundantly. Rest In Peace Sister!!!

Sgt. (Ret) Steve Davis
Maricopa County S.O.

November 9, 2018

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Deputy Vasquez. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Waller County Sheriff's Office.

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

November 9, 2018

Deputy Vazquez. I am so sorry this happened to you. It should never have. You were too young with too much life left to live and good things to happen

Josh Holcomb
Former US Army MP

November 8, 2018

Rest In Peace. Wishing your family and friends the very best during this difficult time.

Deputy Sheriff

November 8, 2018

So very sad. The loss of Deputy Vazquez has touched the whole community and beyond . Deputy Vazquez spent her life in public service. She was also a long time volunteer firefighter with the Hempstead volunteer fire department. Although I did not know Deputy Vazquez her loss is still hard. She was so young , having family in law-enforcement from California, Harris County Tx, North Carolina and New York as well as firefighters and paramedics. I can’t imagine and pray I never get that call. Today is Deputy Vazquez’s Funeral. The procession to Community of faith went by my house (as the church is on the corner)we heard what seem to be hundreds of sirens and tears streaming down my face. May you Rest In Peace Deputy Vazquez you will never be forgotten and you, your family and the Waller County Sheriffs department will forever be in my prayers


November 8, 2018

God Speed, Sister.

Sergeant Kevin Murphy
Union PD, NJ

November 8, 2018

A horrible tragedy, and experienced by someone so young and new to the job. Sister, thank you for the five months you could give to the people of Texas. We mourn and honor your service and sacrifice here.

God Bless you Deputy Vasquez and may your eternal rest be ever peaceful.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

November 7, 2018

Rest In Peace sister.

Corporal (Retired) Glenn Elliott
Temple Police Department--Temple,Tx

November 7, 2018

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Deputy Sheriff Loren Vasquez. Please know we are eternally grateful for Loren’s service and her ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Deputy Sheriff Loren Vasquez, 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 Waller County Sheriff’s Department for Loren’s partner and 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 Deputy Vasquez’s family.

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.


Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired

Jerry M. Rhodes
Detective, Dallas Police Department Retired
Law Enforcement Outreach

Jerry M. Rhodes
Dallas Police Department (retired)

November 5, 2018

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.

Javier Cornejo, Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department, Milwaukee WI

November 5, 2018

Praying for peace and comfort today and in the days ahead. With deepest sympathy,

Rita Rocker, Deputy Executive Director
Georgia State Board of Pardons & Paroles

November 5, 2018

Rest In Paradise Sister Officer. Prayers to your family and co-workers.

M/Sgt - retired Lisa Ditzler
Illinois State Police D-16

November 5, 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."
Author Unknown

Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police department
Powell, Wyoming

November 4, 2018

Thank you for your dedicated service Deputy Sheriff Loren Vasquez. My condolences go out to your family, friends and the Waller County Sheriff's Office,TX. May you rest in eternal peace.

PSO A. Marwaha
Campus Public Safety

November 4, 2018

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.”

I know that God sends those angels to watch over our officers, sometimes to protect them and sometimes to whisk our officers into His presence.

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 seven years. I pray that Loren's life and death will bring glory to God.

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

November 3, 2018

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

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

November 3, 2018

Tragic death of a fine Deputy! Blessings on her family and prayers for peace. We lost a dear friend, Aaron Roberts, Greene County MO. Sheriff’s Deputy, last month the same way. Tragic losses!

Retired Detective Sgt.
Springfield, MO and Republic, MO

November 3, 2018

Such a dedicated, sweet soul. It was such an honor to work with her and get to know her...such a caring heart...our shift and agency will never be the same...I pray she is in Peace Now, and watches over us...until we meet again...

Senior Communications Operator - Donna M
Waller County Sheriffs Office

November 3, 2018

Thank you Deputy Vasquez for your dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Texas. 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 sister.


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

November 3, 2018

How incredibly sad and tragic! Prayers being sent up for your families at work and at home. You will not be forgotten.

Officer Sandra Rapey
Lindenhurst Police Department-Illinois

November 3, 2018

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

James Waggle

November 3, 2018

Sweet sister... few times in my career I have met a person who truly had a warrior's heart and constantly displayed a love for strangers quite like you did. I will always remember your eagerness to learn and to be the best Deputy you could possibly be. You weren't afraid of this crazy job we have and you would always ask questions to make yourself better. That is rare for such a young rookie.

I will always remember the last night we talked. You wanted "learn this patrol stuff" so you could hurry up and be a K9 handler. You told me that was your goal after you get good at patrol. You always made sure I was treating Odin right and you wanted so bad to pet him. Your love for people, your love for animals, your intelligence and most importantly your heart would have made you one of the great ones. You ARE a great Deputy and you would have been an excellent handler. Your final act of love was running to someone who needed your help. Your selfless sacrifice is your legacy.

All the night shift misses you so much. We miss our little sister. I hugged our brothers for you. We left some gifts for you on 362. We know that you are always above us and have overwatch on us as we continue the mission that was so close to your heart. We will always try to make you proud. #543Strong

We Love You and We Miss You,
Your Brothers Forever,

Andy and Odin.

Deputy Blauser, Night Shift K9 Patrol
Waller County Sheriff's Office

November 3, 2018

Thank you for your service. Prayers for your Family and your Department.

Sergeant Monica Veney
Baltimore City Police Department

November 3, 2018

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