Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Reserve Officer Russell Hayden Simpson

Bandon Police Department, Oregon

End of Watch Monday, December 22, 2003

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Reflections for Reserve Officer Russell Hayden Simpson

Rest in Peace Hero. My heart goes out to the family and friends of this Officer Simpson. God Bless

Police
PCMH Police Dept.

December 23, 2003

Dear family of Officer Russell Simpson,

The 109th Cadet Class of the Austin Police Department extends to you our condolences. We know that everyone in the law enforcement family feels deep sorrow for your loss. May God Bless you and God bless Officer Russell Simpson.


The 109th Cadet Class Of Austin, Texas

Cadet Jose Tovar
Austin Police Department, Texas

December 23, 2003

My fiance, Dennis McElderry, was the first law enforcement casualty of 2003. Dennis died doing a job he loved, just as I'm sure Russell did. It saddens me to know that Dennis was not the first to die in the line of duty, nor will he and Russell be the last to die this way.

Having gone through the pain of losing Dennis I can truly understand and feel the pain that Officer Simpson's family, friends, and co-workers must be feeling. My heart goes out to you all, especially to his wife. No one can truly understand the pain of our loss until they've walked in our shoes. I wish I could give you a few words of wisdom to help you through this tough time, but there isn't anything I can really say or do to make the situation better. Just know that my thoughts are with you.

Please accept my condolences on behalf of the McElderry family and remember that Russell is part of huge law enforcement family. If you ever need anything any number of them will be there for you (as I've quickly found out!) From reading the many reflections posted here, I am certain Russell was well respected and well loved.

Thank you for a job well done and for helping to make this world a safer place for us all. Please say "hello" to my fiance Dennis for me.

Peace, Love, Luck, and Happiness!

Jocelyne Brar (Drakesville, IA)
Fiancee of Deputy Dennis McElderry - EOW (01/03/03)

December 23, 2003

R/O SIMPSON IS NO DOUBT THE DEFINITION OF A REAL HERO. MAY GOD BLESS THE WIFE, MOTHER, AND BROTHER. MAY THEY FEEL THE PRESENCE AND LOVE OF GOD AS THEY BEGIN TO LIVE THIER LIVES WITHOUT THEIR GREAT FAMILY MEMBER. OUR CONDOLENCES TO FRIENDS AND COWORKERS ALSO. NO GREATER IS HE WHO GIVES HIS LIFE FOR ANOTHER. MY BROTHER, MAY GOD BLESS AND MAY YOU REST IN PEACE.

CHIEF RONNIE WATFORD-RET.
JEFFERSON POLICE DEPT,S.C.

December 23, 2003

My deepest sympathies to the Simpson family and the Brandon Police Department. Officer Simpson also a firemen, must have loved to serve. Thank you for your service. You will not be forgotten.

December 23, 2003

ON BEHALF OF THE SMITHFIELD POLICE DEPT. WE EXTEND OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHIES TO THE FAMILY OF OFFICER SIMPSON AND TO THE BANDON POLICE DEPT. YET AGAIN THE THIN BLUE LINE HAS LOST ANOTHER BROTHER, THE BROTHERHOOD SOLDIERS ON WITH HIM IN OUR THOUGHTS.

OFFICER S.P. ABBACCHI
SMITHFIELD POLICE DEPT., NC

December 23, 2003

May GOD bless the family of Reserve Police Officer Russell Simpson.


The Men and Women of the Amtrak Police Department extends our deepest sympathy to the Bandon Police Department and to the family of Officer Simpson.

God bless!!!

Criminal Investigator
Amtrak Police Department NY & NJ Division

December 23, 2003

Our heart felt sympathy to the family of Officer Russell Simpson. We would like for you to know that you will be in our prayers. God bless each and everyone of you.

Sincerely,
Lyndell & Elizabeth Taylor
Parents of
Deputy Sheriff
Morris Lyn Taylor (Roseburg, Oregon)
EOW 9-14-02

December 23, 2003

Rest in peace Brother in Blue May God be with your loved ones Thank you for your service

Sgt L Fear
Oblong Il Police Dpt

December 23, 2003

Officer Simpson..a brave soul trying to save another..you are a hero and will be missed by a lot. Our condolences to your family and friends..we know you are on the other side watching over..be in peace brother...and God bless.

BJB supv radio operator
DHS Border Patrol

December 23, 2003

You will not be forgotten sir. Our prayers go with you and your family from your partners down here in Los Angeles County.

Deputy Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

December 23, 2003

Officer Russell Simpson you did your job well and are a true hero. Family, friends and co-workers of Officer Russell Simpson should seek the LORD to ease the pain of this tragic loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. GOD BLESS.

DFC Vernon Brown
Orange County Sheriff's Office, Fl.

December 23, 2003

This man truly loved to serve and dedicated his life to that calling.

Rest In Peace Brother.

We are all VERY proud of you.

To die to save another, is a noble end to a noble, giving, life.

My condolences to your family sir.

Cadet Wayne Rosser
Valencia Criminal Justice Institute

December 23, 2003

"Greater love has no one than this, to lay down one's life for one's friends..."

Except to lay down one's life for a stranger.

This officer's sacrifice will not be forgotten, and coming as it did just a few days before Christmas, reminds us all of the One whose birth is celebrated.

My prayers go to all the survivors, especially the real brother on the force.

Chaplain Tom Shelley
York, PA City Police

December 23, 2003

RIP--Brother. Our hearts go out to the family and fellow officers of Officer Simpson. We have lost another one of our Brothers in Arms, but we know you will look after us from up above. GOD BLESS!!

Det Rodney Snead
Albemarle Co PD--VA

December 23, 2003

RIP--Brother. Our hearts go out to the family and fellow officers of Officer Simpson. We have lost another one of our Brothers in Arms, but we know you will look after us from up above. GOD BLESS!!

Det Rodney Snead
Albemarle Co PD--VA

December 23, 2003

Yet another hero has had their life taken too soon. My deepest sympathy to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Simpson. May the Lord give you strength and bless each of you during this time.
Rest in peace for your watch here is over; walk in heavens beat and guide us all to protect and serve others safely

Officer T. Morrill
Merrill Police Dept.

December 23, 2003

God bless brother. Thank you for your sacrafice. Your reward most could only hope for, though sadness in obtaining it. Not forgotten.

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

December 23, 2003

You will be remembered and honored always by those who knew you, and those who wish they could have.

December 23, 2003

My deepest condolences to the family,friends, and co-workers of Officer Russell Simpson.



Robert Wigton # 9516
Patrolman
San Antonio Park Police

Patrolman Robert Wigton # 9516
San Antonio Park Police

December 23, 2003

My deepest sympathy to family, friends, and co-workers of this brave man. You are all in my prayers.

Lt. Dorothy Joyce
Chicago Police Department

December 23, 2003

Our deepest condolences to the Family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Simpson.


Newark NJ PD Auto Theft Task Force

December 23, 2003

DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY OF RESERVE OFFICER RUSSELL SIMPSON.

Anonymous

December 23, 2003

To Reserve Officer Simpson family and friends our hearts and prayers go out to you...

God Bless you

Terry Miyars, surviving spouse
Officer Emilio Miyares e/o/w 11/6/86, Hialeah PD, FL

December 23, 2003

God Bless...

December 23, 2003

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