Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Stephen Douglas Sorensen

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, August 2, 2003

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Stephen Douglas Sorensen

One this fateful day, I learned that my brother Patrick had been killed in the line of duty. Now we have yet another officer that laid down his life so that his community could be safer. These killings have got to stop. My heart and prayers are with the family of Deptuy Sorensen. I pray that God sends our families the stregnth so that we may begin the healing process and that we may stay stong. To all law enforcement officcer......stay safe

Peggy Maher-Dreher
Sister of Patrick Maher EOW 8-02-03

October 3, 2003

God bless you Brother. You will not be forgotten.

Scott Sparks
Chesterfield County Police Dept, VA

September 26, 2003

May God bless you and hold your grieving family in the palm of his hand. I hope your son may carry on your legacy to tell the criminal world that it will not win.

Civilian

September 6, 2003

God bless you, we have all suffered your loss (Romans 5:3-5),
condolences to your family and friends, remain strong and faithful (Joshua 1:9)

Derek E. Clark, Lieutenant
San Diego County Sheriff's Department

September 2, 2003

My heartfelt sympathy goes out to the family and fellow officers of Deputy Sorenson.

While I did not the privilege to have known you, I am sure you have earned your place in heaven. Rest in Peace my friend, those of us who remain will cover your post on the thin blue line.

Anonymous

August 25, 2003

Steve,

You are a true "Hero" to all of us that know you. Your Brothers and Sisters at Lancaster Station will never forget you and will stand by your family. It is a honor for me to be able to call you "friend".

Rest in Peace and may God Bless You and your Family. You will be dearly missed by all of us.

Till we meet again,

Deputy Wade Young
LASD - Lancaster Station

August 22, 2003

Steve, Rest in Peace
We will miss your happy hello's, warm smile and caring way's! You always looked out me, my family and the rest of Lake L.A.; For many of us this is a difficult time, but we will not let you or your memory fade, we will carry on the tasks you undertook to make our community better. To all those officers who protected us, who helped find this scumbag, Thank You! You spent many hours in the desert heat day and night, tirelessly searching for Steve's killer and as good as your word, you brought this individual to justice!

Friend - Scott Stall
Lake L.A. Resident

August 20, 2003

TO DEPUTY SORENSON'S FAMILY: I AM DEEPLY SADDENED TO HEAR OF YOUR LOSS.LIFE IS VERY DIFFICULT AT TIMES AND UNBEARABLE. TAKE COMFORT IN KNOWING THAT WE ARE ALL GODS CHILDREN AND GOD DEEPLY LOVES US. WE DONT UNDERSTAND WHY THINGS HAPPEN THE WAY THEY DO AND IT DOESNT MAKE SENSE. GOD WILL HELP YOU THROUGH THESE DIFFICULT TIMES, PRAY AND LEAN ON HIM. BLESSED ARE THE PEACEKEEPERS FOR THEY ARE THE CHILDREN OF GOD. WHAT AN HONOR. DEPUTY SORENSON ENJOY YOUR TIME IN HEAVEN. GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.

DEPUTY SHERIFF DAN CHEADLE
JASPER COUNTY IL, SHERIFF'S OFFICE

August 20, 2003

To the Sorensen family I know how you feel. On the same day we lost Pat. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I know now Pat has a brother in blue who laid down the ultimate sacrifice on the same day. Stephen, Pat and all the others who gave their lives are heros so we can live in peace.
God bless the Sorensen family and all the members of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. Gods Speed Deputy Sorensen.

Rich Knudsen
Cousin of Pat Maher, EOW 8/2/03 Federal Way PD, WA

August 19, 2003

Rest in Peace Brother, The animal that did this is in hell now

officer E Kavanagh
Virginia Beach Police Department

August 19, 2003

Another hero is gone!!

Rest in peace brother, you will not be forgotten!

In memory of, DEPUTY STEPHEN SORENSEN and all the hero’s, please light a BLUE LIGHT in a window of your home and let it shine 24/7!!

RJF
CPD NY

Rest in Peace Brother

Officer
Gulf Shores PD Alabama

The urgent calling of nature longs to be tested, seeks to be challenged beyond itself. The warrior within us beseeches Mars, the god of War, to deliver us to that crucial battlefield that will redeem us into the terrifying immediacy of the moment. We want to face our Goliath so we may be reminded that the warrior David is alive, in us. We pray to the war gods to guide us to the walls of Jerrico so we may dare the steadfastness and strength of our trumpet call. We aspire to be defeated in battle by powers so much greater than ourselves, so that the defeat itself will have made us larger than when we arrived. We long for the encounter that will ultimately empower us with dignity and honor....Be not mistaken: the longing is there and it's terrible and beautiful and tragic.

Anonymous

Thanks for walking the point.

Anonymous

Stephen,

May God keep you sheltered and safe. You are home now and although we mourn our loss of you, Heaven is rejoicing the return of its bravest.

Anonymous

What to say...may God hold those that you once held. May they know you are a hero. And may your murderer receive the full wrath. God Bless....

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

God Bless Deputy Sorensen. God Bless Deputy Sorensen's Family. God Bless the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

God Bless the GREAT police work that located Deputy Sorensens killer and provided Justice so quickly.

Trooper
New Jersey State Police

MAY GOD BLESS FRIENDS AND FAMILY AT A TIME LIKE THIS, THEY WILL NEED HELP AND GUIDANCE FROM A POWER MUCH STRONGER THAN WE. WE ALL DO...

LT. DAVID BEASLEY

LT. DAVID BEASLEY
SUMNER OUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT, GALLATIN, TENNESSEE

I cringe each time I read about another officer's life being taken away. Being related to a fallen officer, I can tell family that sadnes overwhelms you but remember the good. It has only been 1 1/2 months since I lost my brother and the pain is still there. Just remember that all officers are heros. They protect us here and now they protect us from above. Find strength in family and friends. Time will heal. I understand your pain and wish I could hug each and every one of you that has to grieve.

Gina
Sister of Rodney Pocceschi/fallen officer EOW 6/23/03

To the family and friends of Deputy Stephen Sorensen, know that our entire organization mourn your loss. Deputy Sorensen was taken from us doing what he loved to do. Watch over all of us brother.....

State Trooper
New Jersey State Police

My thoughts and prayers go to the family and friends of Deputy Sorensen and to the members of L.A.S.D. who lost one of their own. Today the law enforcement community lost a brother and a hero. Una Stamus!

Anonymous

It is with great sadness that we add Stephen Sorensen to the list of officers killed in the line of duty. Our promise to family, friends, and partners is to always remember Stephen in prayer. Know that LAPD always stands ready to help our brother and sister officers at LASD.

God's blessings to all the family

Police Officer/Chaplain Steve Hillmann
Los Angeles Police Department

Our hearts and prayers are out to you and your family. Protect us from there in the heavens.
Explorer

Anonymous

Our Hearts Are With The Family & Friends of Deputy Sorensen.

We lost one of Our Own 11 months ago. Deputy Morris Taylor, Douglas County S.O., Roseburg, Oregon (EOW 09-14-2002)

I also have a Cousin who works for the L.A. County, Sheriff's Office.

We send Our Thoughts, Prayers, and Love.

I know that they are all up there and watching over us and Their Beautiful Wings fit them Perfectly!

God Bless All Our LEO & Keep Them Safe!

Tracy Van Dolah
Wife & Daughter of Retired Police Officers, Douglas County, Oregon

Deputy's Sorensen's death is such an awful tragedy. My thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends & co-workers. Lean on each other during this time because you will need each other one day. Thank God the killer got what he deserved...he died in hell...burning. If only all those who kill our police officers got what they deserved. Please know that you are not alone.

Denise
Survivor of Trooper Calvin E. Taylor

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