Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Keith A. Ferguson

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, January 31, 2004

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Reflections for Sergeant Keith A. Ferguson

We are truly saddened at Keith's loss.
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We all recall you gave your best.
You did your job, now you can rest.
Your comrades now can cover your post
as you take your place with the Heavenly Host.

God Bless Our Fallen Brothers & Sisters.
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Our prayers will be with you, your family, and co-workers!

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

February 15, 2004

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

Having gone through the pain of losing Dennis I can truly understand and feel the pain that Sergeant Ferguson's family, friends, and co-workers must be feeling. My heart goes out to you all. 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 Keith 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 Keith 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 (Winnipeg, MB Canada)
Deputy Sheriff Dennis McElderry's fiancee - EOW (01/01/03)

February 15, 2004

I worked with Keith in the UN International Police Task Force in Brcko, Bosnia in 1997-8, he was everything you could want as a colleague and friend. Keith’s Unit, Department and New York have prematurely lost someone they can be very proud of.

David Pape, Constable, Retired
Lincolnshire Police, England

February 12, 2004

MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO FAMILY CO-WORKERS AND FRIENDS...YOU WILL BE REMEMBER AND HONORED FOR YOUR DEDICATION ,YOUR BROTHER IN BLUE...

P/O J.ORTIZ
NEWARK POLICE

February 10, 2004

Rest In Peace .....

Constable Dave Austin
Dekalb Co. Alabama Constable/K9 Handler

February 9, 2004

To the family, friends and co-workers of Sgt. Ferguson:

I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. I pray that God gives you comfort and strength in the weeks and months ahead.

I know the loss you are feeling and that there are no words that will make this pain any less. My dad, Ptl. William B. Bell, was killed in the line of duty on 11-19-02. You will find that this law enforcement family is like no other. You will receive such love and support, and it will help carry you through this.

When my dad died, the love and support from my dad's co-workers and friends and from our community was overwhelming. The love that you shared with him and the service he gave to his community will be of great comfort and pride.

Again, I am sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers.

Valarie Bell Wright
Daughter of Ptl. William B. Bell
EOW 11-19-02





Valarie Bell Wright
Daughter of Ptl. William B. Bell, EOW 11-19-02

February 8, 2004

Rest easy, Brother, we'll take it from here. You will never be forgotten.


Monroe Co. Sheriff Dept. Bloomington, In.l

February 6, 2004

May GOD bless the Family of Sergeant Keith Ferguson.


The Men and Women of the Amtrak Police Department extends our deepest sympathy to the New York City Police Department (ESU 7) and to the family of Sergeant Keith Ferguson.


GOD bless!!!

Criminal Investigator
Amtrak Police Department NY & NJ Division

February 6, 2004

I am so sorry to hear of your great loss. It is a sad day when one of our brothers pass, I hope this message will fine all in good health and perhaps make the healing process easier. REST IN PEACE MY BROTHER IN BLUE

Patrol Officer II T. Vincent
Ashebor, NC PD

February 6, 2004

As a former MOS, I recognize the commitment this officer had to helping another. The NYPD is most well known for this and as a brother officer I thank you for it.
May the memory of your service, heroism and sacrifice remain forever. May God bless you, your family and brother/sister officers in NYPD.
AC

Trooper
Pennsylvania State Police

February 6, 2004

God Speed, Brother.

P.O. K.Murphy
Union PD, NJ

February 6, 2004

What a true hero you are, you gave your life doing what you loved most, and helping your fellow officers. Thank you.

My heart goes out to your family at this tragic time.

Lori Brown
Aunt of Deputy Renee Azure EOW 8/06/02

February 5, 2004

Our sincere condolences go out to the family of Sergeant Ferguson and to all the personnel of the New York City Police Department who worked with him.

While it is no consolation for your loss, remember that we, and many others in this country, appreciate the sacrifice that he made in ensuring our safety.

God bless.

Southwest Central Dispatch
Palos Heights, IL

February 5, 2004

My heartfelt sympathy goes out to the family of Sergeant Ferguson and to all of the officers who served with him.

While I did not have the privilege to have known him personally, I am certain that he has earned his place in heaven. Rest in peace my friend, those of us who remain will cover your post on the thin, blue line.

Anonymous

February 5, 2004

My prayers and deepest sympathies to the Ferguson family and the New York City Police Department. Thank you for your service and dedication to New York and and your country. Rest in peace my brother, we now have the watch. We will never forget you.

Police Officer Schrade
U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs - Bronx

February 5, 2004

Rest in peace Sgt Ferguson, We will pray for you and your family.

SGT (RET)
NJ DOC SOG K9 UNIT

February 5, 2004

We all stop and thank officers who have given thier lives for us all.

Detective Shawn Darby
Kentucky State Police

February 5, 2004

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Sergeant Ferguson and the New York City Police Department.

Dear Brother in Blue, may you walk that beat on heaven's street until we come and walk it with you. Sit next to each rookie and keep them safe and may your memory sharpen their senses and keep them on their toes. May they remember your sacrifice in trying to help a brother in need. You are truly an inspiration to your brothers and sisters. They will not forget that. God Speed my Brother.

Deputy Sheriff
Richmond County Sheriff's Department, Augusta, GA

February 5, 2004

MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF THE SARGE. NEW YORK CITY HAS LOST ANOTHER PROTECTOR OF ITS CITY. BUT ONE GOOD THING WE MUST NEVER FORGET IS THE IMPORTANT ISSUE. THE SARGE IS WITH THE CREATOR, SMILING DOWN ON US RIGHT NOW. TO HIS FAMILY, I SAY THIS. HOLD YOUR HEADS HIGH. FOR YOU WE OWE THE MOST GRATITUDE FOR BLESSING US WITH HIS CREATION. MAY GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU AND NULL YOUR PAIN OF HIS GREAT LOSS. AND MAY GOD KEEP ALL MY BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN BLUE SAFE ALWAYS, EVEN WHILE WE SLEEP.

POLICE OFFICER CHANDLER
NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPT.

February 5, 2004

MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF THE SARGE. NEW YORK CITY HAS LOST ANOTHER PROTECTOR OF ITS CITY. BUT ONE GOOD THING WE MUST NEVER FORGET IS THE IMPORTANT ISSUE. THE SARGE IS WITH THE CREATOR, SMILING DOWN ON US RIGHT NOW. TO HIS FAMILY, I SAY THIS. HOLD YOUR HEADS HIGH. FOR YOU WE OWE THE MOST GRATITUDE FOR BLESSING US WITH HIS CREATION. MAY GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU AND NULL YOUR PAIN OF HIS GREAT LOSS. AND MAY GOD KEEP ALL MY BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN BLUE SAFE ALWAYS, EVEN WHILE WE SLEEP.

POLICE OFFICER
NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPT.

February 5, 2004

REST IN PEACE BOSS. YOUR SACRIFICE WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN. MAY YOU WATCH OVER THE REST OF US AND KEEP US SAFE. GOD BLESS

POLICE OFFICER
NYPD - 44 PCT

February 5, 2004

Day is done,
gone the sun.
From the hills,
from the lake,
From the skies.
All is well,
safely rest,
God is nigh.

Godspeed to you and your family

LT. JAMES A. WILLIAMS
N.Y.P.D.

February 4, 2004

Our deepest sympathy to the family of Sergeant Keith Ferguson … and the New York City Police Department… our hearts and prayers are with you all...... Thank you for a job well done Keith ... rest in peace as you continue your watch from the heavens......your memory will never be forgotten...

God Bless....Be Safe..... and wear your vests...

Vin, Pook and all of us at beyond-the-blue

Vin and Pook- Site Owners
beyond-the-blue

February 4, 2004

I read your story on another site and felt my soul ache. It said that you'd never even taken a sick day. How amazing a man you must have been. I wish, as I'm sure a lot of others do, that I would have had the chance to know you. But even without knowing you personally, it's obvious you loved your job and fought for what is right. I thank you for that Sergeant Ferguson. Without people like you, this world would not be as great as it is. God Bless you, your family, friends and colleagues. Unfortunately, we know the pain and we greive beside you all. Rest easy now and watch over them all as they continue to serve in your honor.

Wife of Burbank Police Officer
Burbank Police Dept. (California)

February 4, 2004

You are remembered Sergeant Ferguson. My condolence to family, friends and members of the N.Y. Police Department.

Senior Trooper Keith Miller(Ret)
Oregon State Police

February 4, 2004

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