Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sheriff Matthew Haden Samuels

Greenwood County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Wednesday, January 19, 2005

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Reflections for Sheriff Matthew Haden Samuels

May God comfort your family and your fellow brothers in blue. Godspeed Sheriff, we have the watch now.

Deputy B. P. Styles
Buncombe Co. Sheriff's Dept., NC

January 19, 2005

Rest in Peace Sheriff Samuels. The services to your community will live on... Always.

Philip Salamone - EMT
Kutztown Ambulance

January 19, 2005

Rest in peace brother, our heart goes out to you.

Officer D. Gowans
Williston P.D. Williston Vermont

January 19, 2005

Sheriff Samuels,
Thank you for your service and sacrifice to the citizens of Greenwood County.

January 19, 2005


Mike, MASS

January 19, 2005

My family would like to send our heartfelt sympathies to the family, friends, & fellow co-workers of Sheriff Matt Samuels.
You're in our thoughts and prayers. May God watch over all the brave men and women in law enforcement who put their lives on the line everyday as they serve & protect their communities.
Your job is a difficult one and we truly appreciate all you do. God bless each & everyone of you.

Gail M Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2-16-04

January 19, 2005

Rest Easy Brother Matt, the Watch is Ours Now and Yours was with Honor. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with your Family, Friends and Co-Workers.

APD #128
Altoona Police Dept. Altoona, Pa

January 19, 2005

Thanks for everything you did in your career, may God be with you and your family during these troubled times


January 19, 2005

Words can't express how I feel about losing another member of my law enforcement family. My heart goes out to his wife and children. See you when I get there brother.

Officer Stella Boyd
Wichita Police Department

January 19, 2005

I do not know you or your family.
But I will keep them in my thoughts and prayers.
May God give your family strength during this horrific time.

January 19, 2005

Thank you for your service. Rest in peace. Your work is done, and your brothers will carry on.

A Cop's daughter

January 19, 2005

Rest in peace. God bless and comfort all of the family and friends of this man.
This is now twenty years to the day since my dad was shot on duty so Sheriff Samuels has a special spot in my heart.

An Officer
from Montana

January 19, 2005

On behalf of the men and women of the La Habra Police Department we send our thoughts and condolences to the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office and the family of Sheriff Samuels. It doesn't matter where we work, when one of our brothers or sisters fall, we all feel the pain. Rest in peace Sheriff Samuels.

Sergeant Jeff Baylos
La Habra PD, California

January 19, 2005

My deepest condolences to the family and co-workers of Sheriff Samuels. This is a horrible tragedy that should not have happened. My prayers are with all of you. Rest in peace, Matt, and to all your brothers and sisters on the thin blue line, you are all truly appreciated. Thank you for all you do; be safe out there. God bless, Matt, you are among the best at God's right hand.


January 19, 2005

Sheriff Samuels,
Thank you for all that you did for not only the citizens of Greenwood County, but also for all citizens of Kansas. We will ensure that the coward who committed this heinous act is punished accordingly. May God be with your family in this time of great loss and sadness.

Deputy K.J.Kooser
Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office

January 19, 2005

Thank you for your service. Rest easy Sheriff Samuels, we will take it from here.

January 19, 2005



January 19, 2005

God Bless Sheriff Samuels wife, sons, family, friends and coworkers. My heart and prayers are with you all in this terrible time of loss. Rest in peace Sheriff and thank you for a job well done.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02

January 19, 2005

On behalf of the men and women who serve and work for the Georgia Perimeter College Police Department, our thoughts and prayers are with Sheriff Matt Samuels' family, friends, and co-workers with the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office.

Rest in peace our brother in blue. The watch is now ours.

Officer Johns
Georgia Perimeter College Police Department

January 19, 2005

Rest in Peace, Brother. You have served this world with honor and made the supreme sacrifice while doing it. We will keep your family and your brothers and sisters in blue in our prayers. Keep watch over your family and give them the strength they will need to carry on.

A Squad
Woodbridge CT PD

January 19, 2005

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