Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Kenneth Scott Schiller

Colton Police Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, December 28, 2002

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Reflections for Detective Kenneth Scott Schiller

Reflecting upon Scott, Carolyn and Family ~
I still remember the genuine smile Scott readily displayed, and the awesome bookcase he personally made as a gift to my office. His wife was the All-Star on our Braces Team for many years, and Scott consistently supported every endeavor and aspect of Carolyn and her career with us.
My wife worked with undercover and detectives for years at LAPD and this expanded my deep respect and admiration for all officers and staff, particularly Scott.
We are sad that his earthly life is over (and eternal life is underway); mostly we are glad that Scott happened to touch our hearts and lives.
(Dr.) Duane Grummons

Grummons Orthodontics - Spokane, WA
Friend of Scott and Family

January 7, 2008

Hi Honey, I couldn't bring myself to write you on 12/28/07, I still miss you so much even after these 5 years. The girls you would be so proud of, and your little Grandson named for you "Scotty", is always told of his Papa in Heaven and how brave he was. I love you Darlin', Your loving wife, Carolyn


spouse

January 7, 2008

On the 5th anniversary of Detective Schiller's death, we honored his service in our patrol briefing by reading his entry from ODMP. Each day, we honor one fallen officer on the anniversary of their death so as to keep them in our thoughts, and also to remind us of the dangers inherent in our job. Detective Schiller is not forgotten.

Agent Zach Perron
Palo Alto (CA) Police Department

December 28, 2007

On this 5 year anniversary of your EOW, we are thinking of you, your family and co-workers. By reading the reflections, you were a wonderful person and are missed. Please watch over your family as the pain never goes away, just somehow more bearable. Thank you for your service, you are a True Hero and will not be forgotten.

Craig Figgins
Brother - SGT Dan Figgins St Charles, IL EOW 4/9/05

December 28, 2007

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE, AND YOUR 27 YEARS OF DEDICATION

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

December 27, 2007

"The Badge"
He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.
He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.
Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.
He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.
His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.
He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.
And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.
But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.
Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.
Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.
So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.
In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.
Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.
Written By:
David L. Bell
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

November 25, 2007

Hello my beautiful brother, you are heavy on my mind today. I look at your picture on my wall every day and wonder why, guess I will know the answer someday. I am proud of the work you did, the difference you made and the man that you were. You are always close to my heart brother dear. I love you.


Your Sis

November 2, 2007

Daddy,
Just wanted to say I LOVE YOU and miss you so much. Life has not been the same since you became my angel. I wish you could have been here to walk me down the aisle when I got married to a great man. I will miss watching football games with you, helping you with the yards, and mainly miss your warm hugs. I will always be your little buggy. I hope you are having fun up there, see you again some day. I love you Daddy!

Love, Your Bug
XOXO

He is and always will be my HERO!! He always lifted me up when I was down, made me happy when I was sad, and made me the person I am today. Even though he was so sick he never looked scared because he knew that I would be upset, and he hated to see me cry. He took the oath of that badge and lived by it everyday.

Erin
Daughter

August 21, 2007

You were a good cop and friend,you will not be forgotten.

Paul Manning, Retired Officer
Colton PD co-worker

July 24, 2007

Our paths crossed in Vietnam and Culver City, you were my FTO in patrol and showed me how to be a real detective. You are missed and will never be forgotten.

Jack Morenberg

Detective Jack Morenberg
Colton Police

March 19, 2007

COULDN'T ASK FOR A BETTER BRO. GOOD JOB, REST WELL, SEE YOU AT THE LAKE, WE'LL STAY FOR AS LONG AS WE WANT THIS TIME.HEY, CAROLYN, LINDS, ERIN AND THE NEW SCOTTY. BE PROUD BUT MOST OF ALL BE HAPPY. LOVE YA, YOUR BRUNCLE LA


Brother

March 19, 2007

How proud I am of you, during your life and even after your death. You died doing what you believed in, waging the war on drugs in America. Your love of God, Country, Family and your work is what defined you. I love and miss you everyday, forever. Your Darlin'


Spouse

March 15, 2007

I remember the late nights working and you were always the one there in your office burning the midnight oil. You still managed to have a smile or a joke, even when you were tired. You will not be forgotten.

a fellow officer

September 3, 2006

Your dedication to stop drugs in our country was responsible for your untimely death. Rest knowing that YOU made a difference - bless you and your family - my sympathy to your family members
A PA MOM

a thankful mom

December 28, 2005

Thank you for your service and your sacrifice. It is deeply appreciated.

Anonymous

December 28, 2005

Detective Schiller, you are not forgotten

April 13, 2005

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