Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Gerald Dennis Vick

St. Paul Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Friday, May 6, 2005

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Reflections for Sergeant Gerald Dennis Vick

Sergeant Vick, our prayers are with you, your family and fellow officers. We will never forget!

Maplewood PD

May 6, 2005

Rest in peace sir. God bless!

Collins Fire Dept.

May 6, 2005

may god bless you and watch over your family. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. may god watch over them in their time of need.

Joshua Loahr
Colorado Springs Colorado

May 6, 2005

The citizens of St. Paul truly lost a great man and police officer in Sergeant Gerald Vick. He was twice awarded the Medal of Valor, once for bravely saving the life of a one year old baby from a house fire that took the lives of her father and brother and the second for confronting an armed robbery suspect who pulled a gun out on him causing Officer Vick to have to shoot and take the suspects life. Sergeant Gerald Vick was the kind of police officer any community would be grateful to have and he truly embodied everything a great police officer should be. May god bless his family and loved ones as they are in our prayers and may the ultimate sacrifice Sergeant Gerald Vick made never be forgotten.

St. Paul resident

May 6, 2005

My heart felt sorrows go out to the Vick family at home and at the St. Paul Police Department. You will be remembered for your sacrifice.

Federal Officer
U.S Secret Service

May 6, 2005

Gods speed brother.

Traffic Officer J. Coley
Ceres Police Department

May 6, 2005

My heartfelt sympathy goes out to the family and fellow officers of Sergeant Vick.

While no one who wears a badge wants to be put into such a situation, he put himself into the line of fire to protect those whom he may not have even known despite the danger. While I did not have the privilege to have known him personally, I am certain that he has found a place in heaven.

Rest in peace my friend; those of us who remain will cover your post on the thin blue line.


May 6, 2005

Our sincere condolences go out to the family of Sergeant Vick and to all the personnel of the St. Paul 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 his effort to ensure the safety of the public.

God bless.

Southwest Central Dispatch
Palos Heights, IL

May 6, 2005

At the beginning of every shift I supervise, myself and the other officers on shift dedicate the day to the memory of a fallen officer.

Today, May 6, 2005 we dedicated the shift to the memory of Sergeant Gerald Vick who died in the line of duty earlier today.

When one law enforcement officer falls, we all stumble for a while, but we will carry on.

Sgt. Vick’s sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Sgt. Paul Bissonnette
Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Surrey, BC

May 6, 2005

Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family. Rest in Peace Brother. We have the watch.

Sergeant Scott Cain
Fort Myers (FL) Police

May 6, 2005

Though i did not know you, u are my hereo. I will not forget your service, trying to rid the streets of crime. I am sorry that you died. TO all ST PAul Hereos, and Sgt Vicks family i am sorry for your loss.

spring lake park, mn

May 6, 2005


I woke up this morning to breaking news of your horrific passing. I have listened to stories about you all day, and I can't stand that we have lost such a dedicated officer who has protected our community with so much pride. My heart goes out to your family on this devastating day. Of course we would rather have you here, but I hope that you and my Greg find each other in heaven and be our angels forever more. I will pray for you and your family daily, and I thank you from the bottom of my heart for taking such good care of St. Paul and the state of MN. You will be missed immensely.

God Bless.

Minneapolis, MN

May 6, 2005

I will to keep Sgt. Vick and his family in my prayers. May GOD keep us all.

Officer Yolanda Baker-Kiefer
Louisville Metro Police Department

May 6, 2005

Rest in peace my brother officer. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and the department. Aloha and god bless.

Police Officer
Honolulu Police Department

May 6, 2005

To the wife, children, family, friends and coworkers of Sgt. Vick my heart and prayers are with you all. May the children of this fine Officer know that their dad is a true HERO forever and will not be forgotten. God Bless you all.

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

May 6, 2005

The funeral line was long, there's an awful lot of cars. Folks came out of the restaraunts, they came out of the bars. The workers at the construction sites all let their hammers drop, someone asked "What is all of this for?" and they said, "Aw, just a cop."

Someone chuckled at the passing cars, some shed a silent tear, some people said it's stupid all those dumb policemen here. How come they're not out fightin' crime, or in a donut shop? Sure is a lot of trouble for someone who's just a cop.

They blocked the intersections, they blocked the interstate,people yelled and cursed, it's goona' make me late! They're makin' all of us stop! It seems they sure are waistin' time. On someone who's just a cop.

Into the cemetery now the slow procession comes, the woeful taps are slowly played, there's loud salutes from guns. The graveyard workers shake their heads, this service is such a flop. There's lots of good words wasted on someone who's just a cop.

Yea, just a cop to most folks did his duty every day. Tryin' to protect us till they took his life away.

When he got to heaven St. Peter put him at the top. And angel asked "Who was that!?" and he said, "AW JUST A COP!"

Brother Vick you were a great person and will not be forgoten. Your service to a community and a state. We thank you and honor you as you were delievered to watch and protect the streets of heaven. God speed

Police Officer
Mille Lacs PD, MN

May 6, 2005

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. God bless, and Sergeant, rest in heavenly peace.


May 6, 2005

May you rest in peace hero. We will never forget you. Justice will be served. You did not die in vain. God bless you.

Police Officer M. LaFramboise
Independence Mo. Police Department

May 6, 2005

Sgt. Vick, rest in peace brother, we'll take it from here. God bless your family and the SPPD.

Ofc. R. Eberhart
Saint Peter PD

May 6, 2005

Rest in peace sgt. Vick, patrol the streets of heaven, your brothers in bule have it here on earth.

May 6, 2005

On behalf of my department, we would like to say how sorry we are about this tradegy. Our Prayers go out to the family, friends & co-workers of Sergeant Vick. We Pray that God will be with you during this time and comfort us all. God also be with all of the law enforcement family as we bring justice upon these two sick individuals. Please keep us safe.

Chief Roger Green
Kibler Police Department Kibler Arkansas

May 6, 2005

I am sorry to hear of yet another fallen brother. My deepest sympathy goes out to the family, friends, and coworkers of Sgt. Vick. Rest in peace.

Andrew, Police Officer
Baltimore City Police

May 6, 2005

Somebody killed a Policeman today,
and part of America died.
A piece of the country he swore to protect
will be buried with him at his side.

The beat that he walked was a battlefield, too,
just as if he had gone off to war.
Though the flag of our nation won't fly at half-mast,
to his name they will add a gold star.

The suspect who shot him will stand up in court,
with counsel demanding his rights;
While a young widowed mother, must work for her kids,
and spend many long, lonely nights.

Yes, someone killed a Policeman today,
maybe in your town or mine.
While we slept in comfort, behind our locked doors,
a cop put his life on the line.

Now his ghost walks the beat, on a dark city street,
and he stands by each rookie's side.
He answered the call.....of himself he gave all,
and part of America died.

P/O Dan Bailey (Ret)
Norristown Police, Pa

May 6, 2005

Rest in peace Brother. Your family is in our prayers

Police Officer

May 6, 2005

My depest regrets and sympathy to Sgt. Vick's family.

Jake Youngmark
Cannon Falls Police Reserves MN

May 6, 2005

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