Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Correctional Officer Gabriel B. Saucedo

Arizona Department of Corrections, Arizona

End of Watch Thursday, June 2, 2005

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Reflections for Correctional Officer Gabriel B. Saucedo

God bless brother, my prayers go to you and your family.

Deputy Sheriff

June 10, 2005

You are still in our hearts, gone but not forgotten.

Lt. Jean-Paul Leclerc
Swiss Army, MP Service

June 10, 2005

We all recall you gave your best.
You did your job, now you can rest.
Your comrades now can cover your post
as you take your place with the Heavenly Host.

God Bless Our Fallen Brothers & Sisters.
Our prayers will be with you, your family, and co-workers!

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

June 10, 2005

You will always be in our thoughts and prayers Officer Saucedo. Rest in peace.

Former Phoenix Police Employee

June 10, 2005

May God watch over your family now and always!!! Rest in peace Officer Saucedo.

June 10, 2005

The Family Of Officer Saucedo,

As you begin your Journey to recovery, know that there are people with you every step of the way. Take just one day at a time. Don't expect more from
yourself than you do from other. comquer any anger or frustration with
Hope and determination. Believe in yourself. Believe you will win this battle and emerge better and stronger than ever. Fight pain and self-doubt with prayer and humor. Reach out and accept the love and support of your family and friends. In time, you will smile again and truly feel it. Know that you are in the prayers of many people.!!!!

God Bless

Correctional Officer
California Department Of Corrections

June 10, 2005



June 10, 2005

God bless Officer Gabriel Saucedo, his family, and the Arizona Department of Corrections

Corporal P.R. OLIVER
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

June 10, 2005

Officer Saucedo,
Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. Rest in peace my brother.

Officer M.Fontaine
California Dept of Corrections

June 10, 2005



June 10, 2005

My thoughts and prayers are with Officer Saucedo's wife, children, family, friends and co-workers. May God bless you and comfort you. Psalm 55:22

Denise Nichols - surviving spouse
Alabama State Trooper Brian K. Nichols EOW 2/17/2002

June 10, 2005

We are so sorry to hear of this officer's untimely tragedy. We pray for those family, friends and co-workers who survive. We dedicate our day today to his memory. May God bless him and all those who suffer from his loss........

Chief of Police Charles R. Orth
Larned, Kansas Police Department

June 10, 2005

The Florida Police Chiefs Association would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Officer Gabriel Saucedo, and the Arizona Department of Corrections. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of great sadness. Please take comfort in knowing that your extended law enforcement family grieves with you. Officer Saucedo, we thank you for your service. You will not be forgotten.

Members and Staff
Florida Police Chiefs Association

June 10, 2005

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Officer Saucedo's family, Friends, and fellow officer's during this time. God Bless and thank you for your service.
Matthew 5:9

Patrolman Ed Kraft
Grove Police Department, Oklahoma

June 10, 2005

Rest in Peace brother. May God be with the family and fellow officers of Gabriel. Thank you for a job well done. Go rest with Jesus and watch over your fellow brothers and sisters. The Thin Blue Line continues. God Speed Brother.
Blue Knights TN III

Lt. R. Mark Moore
Clinton PD, TN

June 10, 2005

Goodspeed, Brother. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Thank you for your service. You will always be remembered.

June 10, 2005

“When God made Peace Officers….”

When the lord was creating Peace Officers, he was into his sixth day of overtime when an angel appeared and said, “You’re doing a lot of fiddling around on this one.”

And the Lord said, Have you read the spec on this order? A Peace Officer has to be able to run five miles through alleys in the dark, scale walls, enter homes the health inspector wouldn’t touch, and not wrinkle their uniform.

They have to be able to sit in an undercover car all day on a stakeout, cover a homicide scene that night, canvass the neighborhood for witnesses, and testify in court the next day.

They have to be in top physical condition at all times, running on black coffee and half- eaten meals. And they have to have six pairs of hands.

The angel shook her head slowly and said, “Six pairs of hands….No Way.”

“It’s not the hands that are causing me the problems,” said the Lord, “It’s the three pairs of eyes an officer has to have.”

That’s on the standard model? asked the angel.

The Lord nodded. One pair that sees through a bulge in a pocket before he asks, “May I see what’s in there sir?” (When they already know and wishes they had taken that accounting job.) Another pair here in the side of their head for their partners’ safety. And another pair of eyes here in front that can look reassuringly at a bleeding victim and say, “ You’ll be alright ma’am, when they know it isn’t so.”

“Lord,” said the angel, touching his sleeve,” rest and work tomorrow.”

“I can’t,” said the Lord, “I already have a model that can talk a 250 pound drunk into a patrol car without incident and feed a family of five on civil service paycheck.”

The angel circled the model of the Peace Officer very slowly, “Can it think?” she asked.

“You bet,” said the Lord, “It can tell you elements of a hundred crimes, recite Miranda warnings in it’s sleep; detain, investigate, search, and arrest a gang member on the street in less time than it takes five judges to debate the legality of the stop…and still it keeps it’s sense of humor.

This officer also has phenomenal personal control. They can deal with crime scenes painted in HELL, coax a confession from a child abuser, comfort a murder victim’s family’ and then read in the daily paper how Law Enforcement isn’t sensitive to the rights of criminal suspects.

Finally, the angel bent over and ran her finger across the cheek of the Peace Officer. “There’s a leak,” she pronounced. “I told you that you were trying to put too much into this model.”

“That’s not a leak,” said the Lord, “It’s a tear.”

“What’s the tear for?” asked the angel.

“It’s for bottled-up emotions, for fallen comrades, for commitment to that funny piece of cloth called the American flag, and for justice.”

“You’re a genius,” said the angel.

The Lord looked sober. “I didn’t put it there,” he said.


Senior Instructor
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center

June 10, 2005

god bless all of your family, friends, fellow law enforcement and the arizona department of corrections.

mary mc intyre pres. - nat. trustee
alabama state fraternal order of police auxiliary

June 10, 2005

This accident reminds us of the inherent danger associated with working in the field of corrections, whether inside the housing units or in maintaining the perimeter security of the prison. Although I did not personally know Officer Saucedo, his photograph indicates a determined professional. I can only ask God to comfort his immediate family and DOC brothers and sisters.

Bill Henderson, Associate Warden (Retire
Federal Bureau of Prisons

June 10, 2005

God Speed, Brother.

P.O. K.Murphy
Union PD, NJ

June 10, 2005

Its a shame that you were taken from your loved ones in an accident like this. May god bless your loved ones and you shall always be remembered, loved, and missed...


June 10, 2005

Deepest condolonces to the family of our fallen brother.

"I will not weep for Officer Saucedos death, yet I will reojoice that such a man ever lived"

Sgt Amborn
Mn D.O.C.

June 10, 2005

Thank you for your sacrifice. To the family, friends, and loved ones of Officer Saucedo: the road ahead is long and difficult. know that you have now joined a huge family of "survivors" who understand the pain, heartache, and wave of emotions that you feel. never doubt that your officer is joining many others who have gone before him who will show him the way in Heaven, like my fiance Cole. You will forever be in my thoughts and prayers. No words that i could say could possibly ease the despair and confusion, but please just know that you will make it through this with your new special, personal guardian angel.

Jessi Garger
Fiancee of Cole Martin
Chatsworth, GA P.D.
E.O.W. 4/25/03

June 10, 2005


Sgt. Daniel Abrahamson
Osceola County Sheriffs Office

June 10, 2005

Rest in Peace...

Police Officer
Syracuse Police Dept,NY

June 9, 2005

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