Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff I Brian Keith Heller

Worcester County Sheriff's Office, Maryland

End of Watch Wednesday, June 14, 2000

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff I Brian Keith Heller

While paying respects to fellow brothers at the Vietnam Wall and walking through Wash DC I noticed on the ground a wall rubbing with a name I thought to be another veteran that a family member must have dropped. I wanted to get it back to the family. I noticed on the rubbing it was not a veteran but a fallen police officer Brian K Heller. Upon research, I found her was a member of the Worchester Police Dept. I would like to mail it to his family if they so desire or to the police dept. Pls contact me 908-419-6207 or email [email protected] so I can forward the rubbing to them. Thank you.

Tony Iglesias

May 12, 2018

Thinking about my best friend..... Forever missing my best friend...

Battalion Chief (Ret)
Mt Laurel Fire Department

May 15, 2016

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

June 15, 2015

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

May 9, 2014

It is now thirteen years since you left us. The heart continues to mend but the pain cuts deep. You laughter, your encouragement, your voice; I carry with me every day. A piece of me left the day you did and it has never returned. Pictures remind me of fun times and memories sustain me when the hurt come through. I know you are always with us and trust you will never be forgotten. We got it down here until we meet again. Tá mo chroí istigh ionat.

Lt. Keith
Friend

June 14, 2013

Daddy,

It's been over 12 years since you left us. So much has changed and somethings have not. I'm now married with beautiful identical twin daughters who I know would just be the apple of your eye. We talk about you alot and they are always interested in what you did. Just this Christmas I got to brag a little to them because they realized my Dad and their Pop Pop was on of Santa's helpers! Christmas is always a hard time for me because it always reminds me of you whether we are picking out a tree, putting up the Christmas lights or I'm sneaking around the house playing Santa. Some of my best memories are at Christmas with you and of course the summer when we could spend hours out on the boat fishing. My girls are playing softball (apple dosen't fall to far from the tree) I am actually coaching thier team. Maria pitches like her Mom and Megan is catching. I can't tell you how proud I am of them they are amazing young ladies already. There are still times I wish I could pick up the phone to call and brag about them to you, but I know you are watching over us everyday and probably have the best view.

I miss you and love you always.

xoxoxo

April

April
Daughter

January 2, 2013

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 12th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

November 20, 2012

It's been twelve years and as I read through the reflections I can't believe I never realized the impact you had on other people's lives. I know I didn't get much time with you and that I probably didn't know you as well as I wish I could, I still love you and miss you everyday. I always think when I make a decision or meet someone new, what would you think of it? Would you be proud? I think you would be, of me and my sister and my nieces. I just wish you could've met them. I love you.

Laura Heller
Daughter

June 15, 2012

Today is your twelfth anniversary and I still miss you very much! I think of you often. I miss your laugh, smile and encouragement. So much has changed in the past 12 years but not my feelings for you. I still can not believe you are not here with us. I carry your memory in my heart and cherish our time no matter how short it was. Rest in peace my friend; we got it covered down here. Until we meet again……..

Anonymous
Friend

June 14, 2012

Brian,

I will always remember the time we worked together at Morrisville PD; you were always a great cop and a good guy!

SA Mike Wixted
FDIC-OIG

June 6, 2012

My prayers are with the family, Brian was a great police officer. I remember his voice over police radio. He will not be forgotten, God Bless you and your family

John Mangan

June 16, 2009

My prayers are with the family, I worked in Bucks County with Brian. He was a Great Person. You will not be forgotten. God Bless

John Mangan

June 16, 2009

I was recently reminded of our Santa days together by someone who was touched by your generosity and kindness. You gave this child a very special basketball and he is now a college player and when I ran in to him, he asked about you as he was not aware you have gone on to a better place. He stated he thinks of you often, “Santa” and how you changed his life by giving him a basketball that opened doors for him to pursue sports and a better way of life. As Christmas approaches I can’t help but think of all the wonderful things you did to improve lives and affect change. You are my hero, and I cherish our memories. You are greatly missed but I know you look down from where you are especially at this time of year and smile on all of us. I miss you very much! Merry Christmas Santa.

Anonymous

December 17, 2008

Brian..You are sorely missed & never to be forgotten..never ever.

Jacqueline F.
#473

July 21, 2008

Today was my granddaughter's first birthday and the 8th
anniversary of your EOW. Time has not diminished your
service nor sacrifice. God bless the surviving members
of your families.
Lynn Kole
Bellingham,WA

June 14, 2008

May you always rest in peace and know that you will never be forgotten.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

June 14, 2008

MY THOUGHT AND PRAYERS GO OUT TO THE DAUGHTERS OF THIS FINE OFFICER THAT GAVE HIS ALL MAKING THIS COUNTRY A BETTER AND SAFER PLACE TO LIVE. THIS WILL BE A DIFFICULT DAY I'M SURE,AND I ASK THAT GOD WOULD COMFORT YOU.

PATROLMAN G. DAVID COLE
PASCAGOULA PD.

June 14, 2008

God Speed, Brother.

P.O.K.Murphy
Union PD, NJ

February 20, 2008

"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 whos 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
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

February 18, 2008

On this the 7th anniversary of your death, you are honored. Your family is prayed for. Thank you for your service to the people of Worcester County.
There is a motor officer from New Mexico who is a rookie in Heaven as of today. Help him out as he looks over the people he loves and watches them grieve.

K. Miller
officer

June 14, 2007

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Deputy Heller on the anniversary of his passing.
May God continue to comfort you all.
Rest in peace.

911 Dispatcher
Virginia

June 14, 2007

G-d bless you and your loved ones.

June 14, 2007

Coming to this website is like the innerworkings of a
spider's web. One link leads to another and to another.
I looked up an officer from Arlington TX PD whose EOW
was 15 years ago. He was highlighted on the website.
I was reading all the letters from his daughter who is a
dispatcher with her Dad's department. There were reflections from Matt Crisafulli who also had lost his
Dad to a line-of-duty death when he was a young boy.
I wanted to read about his Dad so I came to the Worcester County S.O. website. There I noticed Matt served with a fellow deputy, Brain Heller, who also lost his life in the line of duty. So many connections. It is so hard to see all the lives lost in service to their communities. It takes a special person to be in law enforcement. My hat goes off to all who serve and to those who pay the ultimate sacrifice. And what a sacrifice it is for all the families involved. I am so happy that there are COPS organizations who reach out to meet the emotional needs of those who experience this life changing trauma. There are so many support groups so that the families don't have to suffer in silence and feel alone. Thanks also for the ODMP that allows us to remember our officers who have given everything to their fellow Americans. What you do and the price you pay is always apprecitated by those you serve, even if you never hear it or we don't personally know you. Thanks, Brian for the costly price you paid
to keep us safe. With love from one coast of America to the other.
Lynn Kole
Washington State

June 14, 2007

Deputy Heller, may you rest in peace, you will not be forgotten and will be remembered always.

LEO wife

June 13, 2007

Brian,
It is now seven years The heart has not mended The pain still cuts deep We miss you so Your daughters are doing you proud and you have two great beautiful grand babies I know your looking down on us all GOD please give you a big hug and kiss from me

MOM


mother

June 4, 2007

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