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

It was an honor to work at your funeral almost one year ago. I still admire your courage and sacrafice that you gave one year ago today. My prayers go out to your family today. I pray that God gives them strength to get through today along your brothers and sisters in blue. God bless you!

Denise Hanson
Reserve Officer - New Brighton DPS

May 6, 2006

All I can say on this one year mark is thank you. You are still deeply missed by many and hearts are still healing. You would be proud to see how your brothers and sisters in blue have picked up where you left off and are carrying on your legacy everyday. Rest in peace Jerry.

Circle Pines, MN

May 5, 2006

It's been one year since you've passed. For those in the Twin Cities your sacrifice will never be forgotten, nor your legacy. It lives on in all your fellow officers. I just visited Como Park to visit the park bench in your honor. Never forgotten and always remembered. May God look over your family during this time.

Jim fleming
Former Reserve Officer - Richfield

May 5, 2006

It will be one year since you were called away. There were so many broken hearts left behind because of the action of individuals who have no respect for human life. I salute you for your dedicated service to law enforcement. You are a true hero and will never be forgotten. Help ease the pain in the hearts of your loved ones and keep watch over them.

Bob Gordon, father of fallen Chicago Officer
Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

Bob Gordon

April 30, 2006

To Sgt. Gerald Dennis Vick, his loved ones and his fellow officers:

As the first anniversary of your tragic death is approaching, please know that your memory is revered and honored.

May your family continue be to comforted by the warm embrace of their law enforcement family, and other police survivors who share this painful journey with them. My heart is with your family. I hope to meet them in D.C.

Sgt. Vick, as a peace officer you rescued us, saved our possessions, our lives and our families. You are one of the rare heroes among us. You were always there for us in the most traumatic moments of our lives. No matter when we called, we just expected that you would come and do whatever it took to help us, and you always met our expectations. Your selflessness and dedication are awe-inspiring.

This world, this country, your community truly are better places because of you. To have lost you is a great tragedy, an irreplaceable, immeasurable loss for society. We are grateful for and to you, and honor you for all you did for us day in and day out whether you received a word of thanks or praise.

Rest in Peace. I am so humbled by your valor and courage.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the distinquished service Sgt. Vick gave to his community and the citizens of Minnesota, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on May 6, 2005.

Phyllis Loya, mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 29, 2006

Sgt. Vick
it has almost been one year since the east side was turned upside down and the city was shocked and we lost one of the best cops this city has had. rest in peace 186 you will always be in are hearts.

April 21, 2006


February 28, 2006

We will be with you and your family as your name is displayed on The Wall in Washington DC. You are in our thoughts always Jerry. We will continue to watch over your family. We miss you, your brothers and sister in blue.

St. Paul Police

February 28, 2006

Sgt. Vick,

It’s impossible to measure the effect of one officer’s life, because we don’t know the places he’s been, the things he’s seen, the people he’s helped. Any single person’s reach can be far greater than we suspect.

A tragic turn of events can lead, maybe even years later, to a life being saved in a city or country far away.
And we will never know.
But God knows. He is a God of hope. He binds together the end from the beginning.

This much we do know - you have touched many lives in St. Paul - probably even more than we suspect - and each one will carry the memory of you forever in their hearts.

Rest in peace, 186.

paul g.
Brother, William P. Davis, EOW 11/03/2003

February 6, 2006

Sup brothers and sisters. We won and Vick was watching, from heaven. I want to say to the people involved with the court hearing good job. I felt sick after i read what Vicks wife said. I was sad as heck. She is a wonderful strong women. God bless her! Now is the a college fund set up for vicks kids? If so i want to give money, if not lets get one going!

See ya boys and girls on the street!

Good bless


January 30, 2006

There are no braver men and women than those who put their lives on the line everyday to protect those who are most vulnerable in our society. God bless the brothers and sisters on the St. Paul Police force who worked with Jerry and supported our family through these difficult times.

See you down the road Jerry,
Love Ken

January 28, 2006

GUILTY!!! We did it Jerry. Connie was stong and wonderful. Your police family will always be with you and your family. We will watch over them always. We miss you!!!

St. Paul Police

January 28, 2006

You have been vindicated brother.

Reserve Officer
Wyoming MN PD

January 27, 2006

The Verdict is in - Guilty

Rest in peace Sergeant Vick...

Watch over all who wear the uniform...

Thank you

Wife of a LEO
New Hampshire

January 27, 2006

Jerry, the jury has found him guilty of 1st degree murder. rest in peace brother.

January 27, 2006

Jerry the jury has the case know. everybody is watching over Connie and the kids.
the guys

January 27, 2006

Not a work day goes by that I don't travel the cty road that has been adopted in Sgt. Vick's memory. For the short two miles I travel it I think about how Connie, Clayton and Amanda are doing. I look forward to the day we will cross paths again. Long live the legacy of Sgt. Vick.

Mr. K

January 15, 2006

Theres not a day that goes by that people don't think of the hard work that Jerry Vick did. We are all very sad about the lose of such a great police officer. My heart and prayers go out to the family and friends of this unbeleive man. Rest in peace Sgt.Gerald Vick. You will never be forgotten.


January 14, 2006

I've benn seeing and hearing abot you in the newspaper and I fell pissed off that you had to die. I am 15 and i'm from north minneapolis and in the past I have had run-ins with the police but I wanna wish you good luck and whatever your religion is, if you want to go to heaven or you wanna be reincarnated or you think that there is no god i wish you good luck. matthew


January 13, 2006

We started trial today. You would be so proud of Connie, she held up well. She sat in the front row. We miss you each and everyday. Clayton has become quiet the hockey player at 6'4. The penalty box seems to be a favorite place for him. Amanda is doing so well is school. You have great children. We will always watch over them and Connie.

Police Officer
St. Paul Police

January 11, 2006

Thank you to all the men and women officers who walk the line everyday. What a remarkable legacy Gerry left behind. He will never be forgotten and his family will be lifted up in prayer everyday. Maggie, Connie, Clayton, Amanda, Lynn, Arline and Kenny, he is a hero and he will always be. Your little neighbor girl, Barb Hattenberger

January 11, 2006

You were merely a guest speaker for my L.E. certificate program just weeks prior to your passing. It was clear to me when you began your speech that you had more passion and honesty in your word than most. Thank you for for sharing your infinate wisdom. I will carry that with me through the rest fo my career. You will always be in my heart and mind. You are a true hero, and my deepest sympathy to all of your family. Thank you for your service.

December 24, 2005

We think of you and your family during these holidays, and offer thoughts and prayers as you celebrate without your loved one. Cherish the memories of the past and be open to new ones with your loved ones and friends. Your loved one will never be forgotten and always honored for their sacrifice.

Alissa Scott
Widow of Wayne Scott
E.O.W. 09-10-02

Lisa Schultz
Widow of Don Schultz
E.O.W. 05-12-03

Co-Founders of Survivor Help Network

November 29, 2005

God bless you Sgt. Vick. It will be an Honor to follow in your footsteps as I work to become a police officer.

Sgt. Andrew Brinkhaus
Shakopee Police Explorers

October 20, 2005

To the family and friends of Sergeant Gerald Vick and his fellow officers in the St. Paul Police Department:

On behalf of our entire family, we wish to extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Sgt. Vick was so brutally murdered. His heroism, valor and bravery will be forever remembered.

It is obvious from reading the reflections posted about Sgt. Vick that he was well respected, and noted for the respect and dignity with which he treated others, and his ability to mentor other officers in a positive way. It is infuriating that someone so wonderful was taken from his loved ones by such a senseless, horrific and cruel act. I pray for justice for Sgt. Vick as he deserves no less than the full measure of justice appropriate for this awful crime.

May you all be comforted by the support and caring of your law enforcement family, and other police survivors. We grieve for you and with you. Our family lost our beloved Larry Lasater when he was fatally shot this past April during a foot pursuit of two bank robbers, so we know the anquish you are experiencing. Please know that the brotherhood and sisterhood of law enforcement will be by your side on each step of the journey ahead of you.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the many years of service Sgt. Vick gave to his community and the citizens of Minnesota, and the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on May 6, 2005.

Phyllis Loya, mother of fallen officer
Larry Lasater, Pittsburg, CA PD eow 4/24/05

September 18, 2005

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