Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Jason "Tye" Pratt

Omaha Police Department, Nebraska

End of Watch Friday, September 19, 2003

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Reflections for Sergeant Jason "Tye" Pratt

Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 19, 2020

Thinking of you, your brother, your parents and your girls today and what was lost that day. You are missed every day. God bless Bro!

U.S. Border Patrol (retired 12/31/2019)

September 11, 2020

I remember my childhood friend and will always remember on this special day, his Birthday. Happy Birthday my friend. Rest in peace.

Brad J Otto

May 19, 2019

Rest in peace Sergeant Pratt.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 1, 2019

I have the honor of serving on the Transportation Team of Law Enforcement United this week in Sgt Pratt’s memory. Know that he is not forgotten and will be thought of specifically this week as we bicycle towards Washington DC in the Road to Hope Ride. Prayers and blessings to his family, both blood and blue.

SODO April Smith
Onondaga County 911 Center

May 9, 2018

Friend of your Niece Kelsey...Jason. Just wanted to stop in and say hello and wish that I had, had a chance to know you. Your niece is a wonderful young lady and am glad to teach with her. You are missed every day. Thank you for making the ultimate sacrifice for the freedoms I have today. Rest in peace Jason.

Sergeant Major Dwaine Sutter

July 6, 2017

God bless all!!

Judge and former SC Trooper Danny Lynn
Aiken County, SC

September 20, 2016

Heroes live forever. OPD Recruit Class 1-2015 will be honoring your legacy and sacrifice this week as we enter week nine of our training. We hope to make you proud as you watch over us from above.

Recruit Officers of 1-2015

September 12, 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

September 25, 2014

jason was a family friend of ours i miss him alot i still wish he was here today stay strong pratt family

ursula harris st

December 20, 2013


I stopped by and visited the other day. You are on my mind often and will always be in my thoughts. It was a sad day 10 years ago and it is still a sad day today.


September 19, 2013

Hard to believe it has been ten years since that horrible day Tye. I am still serving with my agency but not a day goes by that I don't think of the sacrifice you and others I have known in this line of work have made in order to make the world a better place. Just know that all of us that knew you keep you alive in some way and please continue to watch our six brother!

SPA John Roseborough
US Border Patrol

September 11, 2013

I am a High School student who is doing research to remember those hero's who have passed and faced the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. Sergeant Pratt, i appreciate the amazing work that you did throughout your career, and i am proud to say that it is people like yourself that influence my life and who influence and help motivate me everyday to achieve my ultimate goal of becoming a Police Officer. I pray for your family to be blessed with comfort.
We lost a HERO down here in earth, but heaven gained an Angel. Your memory will live on forever, thank you for your service.

"Legends Never Die"

High School Student Edgar Garcia

May 17, 2013

Tye, you are a Hero! Thank you Bro for keeping us safe, I am friends with your dad Mike, you would be so proud of what he is doing! Your father is really cool.. Love ya Tye!

Danny Ross (Minister)
Mike Pratt Friend

March 20, 2013

There isn't a day that goes by that you aren't remembered. Your time ended far too soon brother, rest assured, your legacy is living on.
RIP #1463, RIP.

Officer Amy Oetter #1656
Omaha Police Department

September 19, 2012

Rememdering you nine years after the incident that ended your watch. Your brothers & sisters in blue have kept your legacy alive.

Captain Kerry Neumann
Omaha Police Department

September 11, 2012

I remember the first day in the academy, you were the funniest guy I had ever met. I miss you & talk to my son about you all the time. I look forward to the day we see each other again brother.

My friend

October 2, 2011


Not a day goes by that I don't think of you and a Border Patrol classmate (Alexander Kirpnick) not only because you both paid the ultimate price serving this country but how you lived your lives doing it. I still wear the bracelet I got from your father and have your picture alongside Alex's on my cubicle at the station. I have told your story as a firearms instructor more times than I can count hoping that somehow it might save one of our agents lives some day. As I tell them, you were as 10-8 (squared away) as they get and if it can happen to someone like you, it can happen to them.

God bless you, your family, your co-workers and friends and thank you for keeping watch over all of us from above.

John Roseborough, SPA
US Border Patrol (and friend)

September 23, 2011

Tye, I went to your grave and it's been 8 years since you were shot and killed. There vas only a few who came to honor you there but there are over 1000 people a day, that go to your web site and honor you.

I don't need to go to your grave because your grave is berried deep in my heart and I remember you with every breath I take.

As long as I live, I'll remember when you asked me " are you going to remember me? ". Im keeping my promise to you Tye at your web site every day and so are 30,000 other people honoring you there every month.

Your Dads

Mike A. Pratt Sr.
Tye's Father
September 19, 2011

Mike A. Pratt Sr.
Tye's Father

September 19, 2011

Jason, Eight years ago today you left us. We remember you.

Your Friend

September 19, 2011

As I float along this ocean I can feel you like a notion that won't seem to let me go

Cause when I look to the sky something tells me you're here with me and you make everything alright
And when I feel like I'm lost something tells me you're here with me and I can always find my way when you are here

As I float along this ocean I can feel you like a notion that I hope will never leave

Thank you for keeping an eye on me, I miss you everyday. Always on our minds forever in our hearts.



September 19, 2010

Hi Tye,
I was visiting another officer and I had to come visit you too. You are remembered for how could you ever be forgotten ?
God Bless.


September 11, 2010

Today marks the 7 year anniversary of the night you were viciously gunned down and there isn't a day that goes by that I don't think about that night. Thanks for keeping each and everyone one of us safe as we go out each night to fight evil.

"Jason, the "Tye" that binds us together, always on our minds and forever in our hearts". ~ R.I.P. Tye!

Deputy Sheriff/K-9 Handler Mike Varilek
Corson Co.,SD SO (Former Douglas Co. 911 Dispatcher)

September 11, 2010


Tomorrow is a day that I will never forget. Know that you are not forgotten.


September 10, 2010

Rita and Mike, I pray that our heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.


September 4, 2010

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