Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

K9 Duke

Richland Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, June 1, 2016

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Reflections for K9 Duke

there are far too many canines dying in the line of duty being left in a heated cruiser please please treat these faithful servants as if you would a member of your family as if it was a child... PLEASE do not leave them unattended.

Search and Rescue /ALASKA

November 13, 2016

My heart aches for Duke's handler, the department and the community.
May God be with each and every one of you as you protect your community.

Thank you all for your service Shari J.

July 7, 2016

So sorry you were left in unit in the boiling heat down here
You are the 3 Rd k9 to die from heat .
I wish the company that makes frogg toggs chilly pad
Would think about all k9s. Mounted. I know it works my K9
Boxer loves his I sewn toughter to go over hid head and around
His front paws. Prayers for Dukes Department and his handler an family

Dee Dee Serpas retired Sgt
I lost so many friends in the line of duty Firefighter and K9s
Especially my Daddy Constable Carroll Serpas.Love you Daddy

July 4, 2016

rip duke,you are a true hero.thank you for protecting and serving !

sean maione
former officer,spokane police department

June 30, 2016

To a true family member of the thin blue line, wearing his brown coat of courage, zeal, and ALWAYS loved being with the guys. Our RPSO family will miss ya.

Deputy Randy Vallot
Richland Parish Sheriff's Office

June 27, 2016

Well done, good and faithful servant. Thank you for your many years of service to our nation. Our love, prayers, and thoughts for your fellow officers.

Joel & Lisa
Civilian supporters

June 25, 2016

Oh, you're so cute !!!
Kissie, Kissie ... Kissies !!!
Good job Little Man !!!
Thank you Duke for not only your Brave & Unselfish Service,
but your Friendship & Loyalty to your Fellow Officer.
RIP Duke , Canine Hero of Valor, with Honor.
Gone from Our Arms ... Forever in Our Hearts & Memories ...

Ms. Karen Morgan, PSY. LE. GRAD.

June 25, 2016

K9 Duke:

Thank you for your law enforcement service to the citizens of Richland Parish, Louisiana and to the Richland Parish Sheriff’s Office. Let us celebrate your accomplishments and remember your selfless sacrifice in the Line-of-Duty. However, death is not the end; it does not have the final say! Now, my furry Comrade-in-Blue, rest easy, we will take it from here! May the Lord God bless you, your family, your friends, and your colleagues always. FURRY BLUE LIVES MATTER!!!

"Well done, good and faithful servant!" [Matthew 25:21 ESV]

Almighty God, the Richland Parish, Louisiana Sheriff’s Office was fortunate to receive the gift of Duke from You. Now that he has left this life, please help them cope with his loss with strength and courage. We know that this beloved canine hero no longer suffers, and will live on in the fond memories of his loyal and dedicated law enforcement service for which he was trained. We pray that his accomplishments and unconditional love have enriched the lives of others and that he will forever be remembered by all those who loved and cared for him. Amen

Pastor/Chaplain Steven R. Closs, BSBS, LOCM, MNACM
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
Merrimack Police Department
Merrimack, NH 03054
Chartered by the National Association of Christian Ministers
"We are Prayer Warriors: We Fight on Our Knees!"

Captain Steven R. Closs (Retired)
Nashua NH Police Department

June 24, 2016

RIP Duke

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

June 23, 2016

Thank you K9 Duke, as we offer our condolences to your police partner and comrades of the Richland Parish Sheriff's Office. May God Bless You All.

grateful civilian

June 23, 2016

Rest in peace Duke!
You will not be forgotten!

Willie Bell Hopewell VA!
Friend Of All Law Enforcement Officers!

June 23, 2016

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