Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Donald Ralph Schultz

Phoenix Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Wednesday, May 12, 2004

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Reflections for Police Officer Donald Ralph Schultz

Sorry I'm really late, I was trying to ignore that it's been 15 years. Do you believe it! Sometimes it still seems like yesterday.
I was looking through a book where the author had signed it for my Dad and out fell a poem. My Dad's hand writing was on it. It made me think of you.

I thought of you with love today
But that is nothing new
I thought about you yesterday
And days before that too

I think of you in silence
I often speak your name
Now all I have is memories
And a picture in a frame

Your memory is my keepsake
With which I'll never part
God has you in His keeping
I have you in my heart

Wife Lisa
Retired Phx PD

October 5, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Schultz.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 13, 2019

Sorry to be late this year, Don. Life has gotten incredibly busy for many reasons, but the family never forgets you. You'd be surprised how often your name comes up among us, and always with love. Miss you.

Cindy Constien
Sister in law

May 30, 2019

When I first met Lisa and Don I immediately knew they were not only great people but they had a beautiful and wonderful relationship. They were very special to me and will have a piece of my heart for eternity. I will always love you Don and miss you. I hope Lisa will find peace and love again but we all know there will never be another Don. I think of you often Lisa and I love you and will always consider you a great friend.
Peace and love, Monica

Monica C Snelling

July 17, 2018

March, April and especially May are such hard months. I can get through March and April pretty easy now but then comes May and I just can't hold it together some days. On the 10th you went to work, on the 12th I said good bye for the last time.
You are missed.


May 10, 2018

Don, our family always thinks of you this time of the year. But it doesn't take May to remind us you are not here. Back then, I'd been hoping for a miracle, but had just heard of your passing. I was in my car making a deposit for work when I heard the most haunting, beautiful, hard rock song (by Evanescense) on the radio which dealt with pain of a loved one's absence, and I broke down in tears. Whenever I hear that song, I am reminded you are gone, and the pain & sorrow we felt. But.....I remember we have so many good memories....and I believe we will see each other someday, where there is no pain, no sorrow..... just joy! We love you......always.

Cindy Constien
Sister in law

May 8, 2018

You are not forgotten. Rest easy brother

Phx PD

March 8, 2018

Our family is remembering, and still missing you.

Cindy Constien
Sister in law

May 12, 2017

It's hard to believe it's been 13 years, sometimes it feels like just yesterday.


May 10, 2017

Today there was a memorial ceremony for 9/11. Many police and firefighters spoke of losing a family member, coworker, and friends in the line of duty and the aftermath of the loss. Most people cannot understand the never ending sorrow and forever altered lives that result from it. How things can become too broken to fix. I stood there with tears in my eyes thinking of how different things might be if you were still here. We speak of you often and remember all the good times. All we have now are memories, but at least they were great ones. You will never be forgotten.

Jennifer Gutman

September 12, 2016

Today is 9/11. We went to the PCFD for a memorial of 1st responders. It was very moving. Your niece Jennifer went into law enforcement and her husband is a full time firefighter in Bowling Green plus he works for Port Clinton on his days off.
When the bagpipes played, I was brought back to your memorial service. Jennifer made a sad face to me & said afterwards she was thinking of you. Thank you for your service & ultimate sacrifice. You will always be in our hearts..

Cindy Constien
Sister in law

September 11, 2016

We all still miss you Don...........

Cindy Constien
Sister in law

May 11, 2016

Another year and one full of pain. I wish with all my heart you were still here. How different life would be. You were a blessing to all of us. I just wish we could go back.


May 11, 2016

It's been 12 years since you went to work and didn't come home, hard to believe. So many things have changed but yet some stay the same. I know you are watching over us. You are loved and missed

Lisa, wife

May 11, 2016

Coming up on May brings so many thoughts - so many of our family births are in May and most sad the anniversary of when we lost you. I thought of you yesterday and all the current officers dealing with the unrest. Trump made an appearance just a few miles south of here and police had to stand between those protesting what he stands for and his group and the police standing the line take the brunt of the anger with neither side respecting or appreciating those officers or the families who love them. It takes a remarkable love for mankind to be willing to do the hard stuff officers do.
Your sisters and brother in laws, neices and nephews and our grandchildren are all hanging in and doing okay, I'm expecting another grandchild this summer so good things to look forward to. I hope from where ever your essence is you feel our love and JoAnn thanks you for the penny at the Alpaca store.

Linda Shalhout
Oldes sister

April 30, 2016

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 12, 2015

Sorry for you loss Lisa, Rest In Peace Officer Schultz.

Officer Gurnoe

May 12, 2015

May 10 eleven years ago you went to work and never came home. On the 12th I said goodbye and kissed you for the last time. Hard to believe it's been 11 years.


May 10, 2015

Don, it has been so long since you left us. So much has changed, unfortunately not for the best. One thing has not. Our family still thinks of you with so much affection.....and still mourns the loss. God bless you. Someday we will meet again.

Cindy Constien
Sister in law

May 6, 2015

Laying here thinking of you and missing you my friend. I dont know why God took you from us so early. I trust that he had his reasons, but that does not ease the emptiness inside of your loss. We all miss you so much and tonight for whatever reason is especially hard. Wishing I could tell you Merry Christmas just one more time....


December 23, 2014

It's been a long time since I've logged into this site, but you know we think of you every day. Jo appreciates the pennies you send her way and knows they are from you. Our family added two more grandchildren this summer and Paul named his daughter Eva after Mom. Both my sons share the love of outdoors and camping, fishing and are passing it on the their kids the way Dad did for us. Your first camping trip was when you were three months old in the old Tonto Creek campground. They just reopened part of it for tent only camping. I also think of that bear still free in Alaska and all the other things that could have been. You always were and still are loved Little Brother.

It may seem odd to share personal memories here, but your commitment to duty was something you shared with family and your brothers and sisters in peace keeping and it is caring about people that its all about.

Linda Shalhout

August 4, 2014

A decade is a long time, but it still feels like yesterday that we found out what happened; and then praying that you would wake up. God had other plans. I don't know why, but he chose to take you home. Now we have the memories to sustain us and a mission. To see you again we must be good to each other and embrace the legacy you left us. Work hard, laugh, love and take care of each other. I miss you.

Philip Constien

May 15, 2014

I was only your sister in law.....and lived far away in Ohio. But I miss your humor, insight & the fun times with you & Lisa. Many of our best memories are of you, Lisa, Rob & I hiking or just shooting the breeze back at your place. My kids speak of you & Lisa more often than you would have expected But more important.....please...please...let down your love on Lisa....she still needs you so. Help her find the peace & comfort she deserves. We love you both......

Cindy Constien
Sister In Law

May 15, 2014

10 years.....miss you so much.


May 13, 2014

10 years... All the Constiens miss you so much. We are so thankful for the time we had with you. You will never be forgotten.

Deputy Jennifer Gutman

May 12, 2014

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