Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer II Glen Alvin Gaspar

Honolulu Police Department, Hawaii

End of Watch Tuesday, March 4, 2003

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Reflections for Police Officer II Glen Alvin Gaspar

God bless you and your family. Rest in peace, friend.

Patrolman
North Dakota

Rest in Peace Officer Gaspar
Your time here on earth will be remembered. Bless your family and friends as they deal with this tragic loss.


Aston/Brookhaven, Pennsylvania

Tonya Stephenson
Private Citizen

Gates of Fire, by Stephen Pressfield

"This is my shield.
I bear it before me into battle,
but it is not mine alone.
It protects my brother on my left.
It protects my city.
I will never let my brother
out of its shadow
nor my city out of its shelter.
I will die with my shield before me
facing the enemy."

John 15:13 "Greater Love has no man than this: That he give his life for his friends."


May God be with your famil.

Your watch here is over
God Bless

Joshua Taylor

There are but two persons who protect the sinful human race from destroying itself. One is God's Holy Spirit. The other is the Peace Officer. Without them, we would all perish at each other's hands.
According to Romans 13.1-5...
God ordains the Peace Officer’s profession.
The Peace Officer is sent by God.
The Peace Officer is vested with God's authority to enforce the law.
A Peace Officer's badge is to be honored by us, because it is honored by God.

To the family of Officer Glen Gaspar and the Honolulu Police Dept., your extended family of Law Enforcement Officers grieve with you during this time. Though our badges are different, our mission is the same. Rest in peace with the other fallen Heros, my brother. We will continue the fight in your honor.

Anonymous

To Officer Glaspar's family and friends our hearts and prayers go out to you

God Bless you

Terry Miyares, surviving spouse
Officer Emilio F. Miyares, Hialeah PD, FL, EOW 11/6/86

Thank you for serving your community so highly courageous.

Thoughts and prayers from Kentucky. May the heavens above be with your family in this time of sorrow.....

Deputy Wilder
Kenton County, Kentucky

Never forgotten.

On behalf of my family and my department, I wish to extend our deepest sympathy to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Glaspar. Find comfort in each other and be proud to know that Glen will always be remembered as a hero.
He will be in our prayers.

Ptlm. P.K. Harding
Binghamton P.D. (NY)

I didn't know you personally but I am certain that I walked passed you once or twice. I am grateful to you for paying the ultimate price for freedom in this country. You were obviously a courageous person for dealing with societies worst. I pray for the two children you left behind and for your fellow officers in Honolulu that I am sure are deeply saddened. Rest in peace my Brother!!!

THE POLICEMAN'S LAST ROLL CALL ...

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 TOUGH,
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 JUST GOT TO STEEP.
AND I NEVER PASSED A CRY FOR HELP,
THOUGH TIMES I SHOOK WITH FEAR.
AND SOMETIMES, GOD FORGIVE ME,
I’VE WEPT MANY 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 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 JUDGEMENT OF HIS GOD.
“STEP FORWARD NOW, POLICEMAN,
YOU’VE BORNE YOUR BURDENS WELL.
COME WALK A BEAT ON HEAVENS STREETS,
YOU’VE DONE YOUR TIME IN HELL”"

AUTHOR UNKNOWN

Anonymous

All give some, some give all.

Anonymous

My thoughts and prayers are with Officer Glaspar's friends and family during this horrible time.

God Speed Officer Glaspar, we have your watch down here.

Sister in Blue

Corporal
SPD

Godspeed my brother. Please stand tall as you watch over those of us from above. May God comfort your friends and family.

THE POLICEMAN'S LAST ROLL CALL ...

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 just
got to steep. And I never passed a cry for help, though times I shook with
fear. And sometimes, God forgive me, I've wept many 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 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 judgement 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

Deputy
Dane County Sheriff's Office, WI

REST IN PEACE OFFICER, WE NOW HAVE THE WATCH

Anonymous

I had occasion to come to Honolulu for a law enforcement conference last November. The hospitality and brotherhood displayed by the members of HPD was phenomenal. It was obvious that they were a tight-knit team of men & women. It's a shame that they had to lose a member of their agency in such a senseless act. Our condolences to the HPD and the family of Off. Glaspar.
Godspeed, my brother. Rest in peace.

IN VALOR THERE IS HOPE

Detective Steve Borst
Wells, Maine P.D.

My heart and prayers go out to the family, friends and coworkers of Officer Glaspar. Rest in peace now and continue your watch from above Officer Glaspar.

Deb Azure
Mother of Renee Azure, EOW 08/06/02

This is a tragic and sensless loss of a hero in blue. My condolences and prayers go out to the Family and friends of Officer Glen Glaspar, and to your Department.
Keep up the fight !!! It IS worth it, and I'm sure that Officer Glaspar would want you to continue forward.

Mike Bradford; Tallahassee, Fl. PD, Ret.

Invest. Mike Bradford, Ret.
Tallahassee (Fl) Police Dept.

Officer Gaspar,

As I sit at my terminal reading the news of your death, I cannot begin to express the tremendous sorrow and shock that I feel as I find out that you lost your life today protecting the citizens of Hawai'i. My heart literally sank when I read that a brother of the ohana had been shot and killed. I read more about your passing on various news websites, and each story I read seemed to make the news more and more unbelievable.

Although I never had the fortune of meeting you, I want to tell you thank you for your 12 years of service to the citizens of Hawai'i and for giving the ultimate sacrifice while wearing the badge of HPD. Although I'm in Washington, I speak for my family, friends, and co-workers that have roots back home when I say we will miss you dearly. To the family of Officer Gaspar, I say this: Words will never be able to express how much I feel for you right now during this time, but I will continue to pray for strength and healing for each of you. To the other family of Officer Gaspar - the ohana in blue - I say this: Remember our brother with the highest honor; remember our brother with the kindest of words; and never let him fade from the memories each of you have of him.

God bless and rest in peace . . .

Durand Dace - Dispatcher
Pierce County Sheriff's Department

Rest easy, warrior. You are a hero and will not be forgotten. May God comfort those you leave behind.

Deputy M. Moore
Warren County S.O. (OH)

I am deeply saddened by this tragic news. Another of the best people on earth has fallen to an evil murderer. I hope the community will show its outrage, as well as appreciation for this officer's sacrifice. My deepest sympathies and prayers to the family, friends and brother/sister officers of Officer Glaspar. Rest in Peace brother.

Trooper
Pennsylvania State Police

We just lost an officer in our County, LT Glenn Hicks, so I know your grief. Such a sad thing. I am glad the offender was arrested. You all have ou thoughts and prayers. We also remember his family too.

Another brave officer is now walking the beat in Heaven with St. Michael. God bless brother.

Be safe!

Chief JA Millan
NC Public Schools LAw Enforcement, Avery Dist

To our brother in blue may you rest in peace. Your family, friends, and co-workers are in our thoughts and prayers.

God Bless

Officer D. Johns
Georgia Perimeter College Police Department

Even though I did not personally know you, I am deeply sadden by your death. May God comfort your fellow officers and your family and friends. Words cannot fix their hurt but know that you are not alone. I am praying for each of those affected by your passing. Rest in peace, job well done. John 15:13

Shelly Ragsdale, surviving spouse
Officer Alan Ragsdale, Hohenwald Police Dept., EOW 11-27-00

god bless this officer and his family.
SEMPER FI

Anonymous

In it especially hard to understand, in a time when other nations take up arms against ours, that we continue to take up arms against our own.
This officer sacrificed his life to serve and protect. He is a hero. I could say much more, but bottem line is...he is a hero.
The definitioin of a hero in mythology is, "a legend, a man who is celebrated for his special achievements. " This is what Officer Glasper is, this is what all of the men and women who have sacrificed so unselfishly are. Our city's and our nation's, heroes. We honor you today Officer Glasper, and we will never forget you....never

Terry
Retired, CPD

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