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Police Officer Bryan Scott Hurst

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, January 6, 2005

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Reflections for Police Officer Bryan Scott Hurst

Hi Bryan
There is not a day that goes by that I don't think about you or remember what you did for us that day.
I read your reflections everyday and it amazes me the people that didn't even know you, but still love you.
You were(are)an amazing man and I am so proud to tell people that I was your friend.
I read a reflection from someone that recently opened an account at 5/3 and he wrote that your picture is proudly displayed in the lobby of Canyon Center. Your picture was put there for that very reason, so that everyone that walked thru that door would know what you did (the sacrifice that you made) that day.
Patrolman E. Davidson from Whitehall PD recently wrote in a reflection stating that he really didn't know you but wished that he did.
I left 5/3 for reasons that you know and I now work in White hall ( Kemba Credit Union ) and I would love to tell Davidson and everyone else that wants to know you, what a good (amazing) man you were.
THANK YOU for your service to this country, to the citizens of Columbus,Ohio and especially to the employees of 5/3 Bank Canyon Center. If it weren't for you, I wouldn't be here to write this.
Always thinking of you
Love Angie

August 31, 2007

10 days to Buckeye Season. See you on the 1st with beer in hand!! Rest in peace brother we'll get it from here.

Ward
CPD

August 22, 2007

Never got to know you, although I feel like I do. I've heard so many stories from your friends. It seems like yeterday that I heard the news. I was standing in a long line, getting really irritated...minding my own grumpy business. Then it came. A report came across the TV and stopped me in my tracks. In a daze, I walked towards the TV in daze. A few days after that, I was standing in attention at your funeral. Although I was in uniform and in formation, saluting you....several tears rolled down my face. RIP Officer Bryan Hurst CPD #2057

Patrolman E. Davidson
Whitehall Police Dept

August 22, 2007

hard to beleive how fast time goes by....seems like just yesterday we were all in the academy wondering what our future had in order for us? everything happens for a reason, but its hard at times to believe why some people live through their incidents and others do not, I still havent figured that one out.? Even though I wasnt as close to you as some were, I was still blessed to not have been a stranger and to have had the chance to get to know you, you always made me laugh, your a good dude!Keep an eye on on the rest of your brothers and sisters still actively fighting on the streets!

Ofc. D.R. Jones #2079 (Med. Ret)
C.P.D. (95th Recruit Class)

August 20, 2007

Hi Bryan.
It's been a while since I have written.
Please don't think that I have forgotten you. I will never forget that day and I will never forget you.
I've been reading all of your reflections. You were loved by so many people, and I am one of them. I just wish that I would have told you while you were still here. That is a mistake that I will never make again. I hope that you felt my love in the end.
Until we meet again,
Keep us safe from up above
Love You

August 17, 2007

There are those of us who do think of you every single day. We check this site daily to hear more wonderful things about you. Please keep watch over all of your family and your CPD family. I know personally that you are never far from their thoughts and prayers either.

August 15, 2007

I was told once that after a awhile people don't leave reflections like they use to and that people heal and move on, I want you to know no matter how long you are gone I will never forget you!! You are and always will be a HERO!!
I pray Malia will know what a special father she had and a beautiful guardian angel she has.

August 14, 2007

Bryan,

In my office I have your picture at my desk. I think about once a day someone comments who is 2057 or how do you know Bryan? I wish I really did know you. All, I can comments is he is my guardian Angel. I did not ever meet him he just saved my life. When I think about what happen I am not sure how I am still here. I like to think everything happens for a reason. But, then I think that's just a bunch of sh** to make me feel better. Truth is I don't think I will ever feel better until I get to meet you one day. Until we meet I will always remember what you did for us. Thank you.

August 12, 2007

I still pray for you all the time!!!!!! I feel sad that
reflections are far inbetween, but know that there are some
of us that will never forget what you did and some of us that will always keep you in our hearts!

August 10, 2007

I moved to Columbus (from NY) just one year ago, and started to do business at the bank on East Broad Street where you were killed. The first time I went in, I saw your picture on the wall while waiting in line. When I got to the counter I asked the teller who you were and she told me the tragic story. Since then, whenever I go to the bank, I look toward your portrait and say a prayer for you, your dear family, and your fellow Officers. God grant you eternal peace. Thank you for your selfless service.

August 4, 2007

Rest In Peace

We continue the fight for you brother and you are not forgotten by your department we honor you daily by wearing the uniform proudly and remembering our fallen brothers and sisters

detective scott alexander
columbus division of police

July 24, 2007

Just got orders for 3 weeks reserve duty at MCB Quantico Provost Marshals Office. I'm sure I'll run into some old JarHeads who served with you. I read on a reflection that Gunny Kartune was your former roomate. He was an instuctor for Marine Corps Det Lackland Tx when I went through Corrections School. Man the Corps is a small word. "Once a Marine, always a Marine. Semper Fi devil dog!

P.O. B Steel #2401
CPD 11pct B Co

July 15, 2007

Bryan,

Malia will be 3 next week. I can't believe it. She has grown so fast. I still picture in my mind the last time I saw you holding her. Your eyes just lit up as you picked her up out of my arms. Her eyes lite up just like yours. She is a beautiful little girl, but I know you know that and see it. I still think of you everyday and I will never stop thinking about you. Your life and sacrifice remind me I too need to leave a legecy. Thanks Bryan.

Theresa

July 8, 2007

Hi Bryan
Thanks for taking care of your brothers and sisters during Red, White & Boom. I worry about them all of the time but on July 3rd and New Years Eve I worry even more. They seem to be the 2 worst nights of the year. As you already know, I quit 5/3 Bank and you know the reasons why. At first they were all about the support and then they just wanted it to go away. They want to pretend that it didn't happen. I wish that it didn't happen either but it did and there isn't anything that can change it. I could write about 10 pages about them, but I don't need to because you already know. Heather was right, everything that they said was a lie.
Anyway, you have a new job now. You need to take care of Gina and her family. Please keep Alexis safe and return her to the only home that she knows. I have to go for now but I'll write soon.
Love You Always

July 5, 2007

I celebrate you with every American flag I see proudly displayed. You represent what freedom, dignity, honor, respect, and loyalty are all about. I am certain you have seen all the bad PR the Canton police have received lately. I take the opportunity to thank each officer I know for protecting me and my community. Happy 4th of July, Bryan. You are never ever forgotten.
Love,
Sherri

Sherri A. Marzick
Mother-in-Law

July 4, 2007

Happy 4th of July. I think I am going to try to go see the fireworks this year. It will be the first time since the robbery. I went one year and as soon as I heard teh fireworks start going off it was horrible. All, I could see was the bank in my eyes. I could not handle hearing all of the loud sounds. It made me think I was back in the bank. Hopefully tonight I will be able to enjoy the fireworks. Thanks Bryan and I will be thinking about when I see the fireworks. I am so lucky. Thanks=)

July 3, 2007

I remember reading about your passing 2 years ago and wondering how someone could do this. I now go to Ohio State and I transferred to work at a store that happens to be at East Broad Street and this morning we went to the bank and I learned that it was the bank where this tragedy occurred. My manager tells me it's a whole new staff there now since you've been gone, but your picture is proudly hung on the wall in uniform and there's a memorial on the doors. I hope to go into the Columbus academy soon, so hopefully all is well for you up there and keep a good look out for me down here!

Eric

June 27, 2007

The academy had their graduation today. While I was there I bought my 2007 Memorial shirt and thought of you as I do whenever I put on one of those shirts. We never met, but we have a lot in common. From one Steelers fan to another, RIP.

Officer C. Kane
CPD

June 22, 2007

Happy Father's Day, Bryan! I know you look down from heaven and see how incredibly bright and beautiful Malia is. She has an amazing vocabulary and is quite a singer. She knows so many songs by memory and has quite a sense of humor. She has your skin...nice and tan already with bikini lines. Please know I cherish your memory when I look at your pictures in my office. Continue to watch over us. You are never forgotten, Bryan! Your badge number is proudly displayed on my car and on my office window.

Sherri Marzick
Mother-in-Law

June 17, 2007

A heart of gold stopped beating,
Two shining eyes at rest,
God Broke our heats to prove,
he only TAKES THE BEST.

Happy Father's Day, Bryan
Was nice visiting you on Tuesday, Sorry I think I missed your mom at WalMart, Keep Watch, we miss you everyday.

a friend

June 16, 2007

Happy Fathers Day, Bryan

Love
Angie

June 16, 2007

Hey Bryan, I wish I could have had chance to meet you, when you were here with us.

AP

June 16, 2007

Just wanted to say hey to you... Keep us in your prayers and watch over us.. I'm already working on getting another few hundred ribbon/stickers done to get them back on our newer cruisers.. I'm also working on another sticker related to how dangerous our job is (for citizen awareness) and get them out to members who want them.. Your a HERO we will never forget!!!

President Jim Gilbert (CPD)
FOP Capital City Lodge #9, Columbus, OH

June 11, 2007

Another fine Ohio officer taken down last week, Jason West, who was a neighbor of mine in Cleveland Heights. Like Bryan, Jason held 2 jobs, he was hardworking and went out of his way to be helpful to both his fellow officers and the people of the community he was hired to protect.
My God bless both Bryan and Jason and their famlies, I appreciate their contributions and dedication.

RJL
Cleveland Heights, Ohio

June 3, 2007

Thanks, Bryan. I hope that one day I can think of you and smile. Right now when I think about the situation I just cry. I want to smile knowing that someone I did not even know saved our lifes that day, but right now I just get so emotional. It's getting better with time but I have a long way to go. At work I have your badge from the funeral on my desk. When people ask me who you are or what it is, I respond by saying "His name is Bryan and he saved my life in a bank robbery, I keep him here at my desk as my guardian angel, he is my true American Hero. Happy Memorial Day..

May 30, 2007

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