Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Erick Shane Manny

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Wednesday, December 21, 2005

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Reflections for Officer Erick Shane Manny

My fiancé, Dennis McElderry, was the first law enforcement casualty of 2003. Dennis was a Deputy Sheriff with the Davis County Sheriff's Office in SE Iowa. Dennis died doing a job he loved, just as I'm sure Erick did. It saddens me to know that Dennis was not the first to die in the line of duty, nor will he and Erick be the last to die this way.

Having gone through the pain of losing Dennis I can truly understand and feel the pain that Officer Manny's family, friends, and co-workers are going through in losing him. My heart goes out to you all, especially to his wife. No one can truly understand the pain of loss until they've walked in our shoes. Please know that my thoughts are with you and that you are not alone in your "journey". Should you ever need anything please do not hesitate to contact me. (The Davis County Sheriff's Office will always know how to reach me or write jocelyne1974 at canada dot com)

As a fallen officer "survivor" and a friend, please accept my condolences on behalf of myself and the McElderry family. I never got the opportunity to know Erick but, I am certain he was well respected and well loved. Erick will live on in the hearts of all the lives he touched. You were all blessed to have been able to know and love Erick, even for a short time. I pray that Erick, Dennis, and all the other fallen officers will continue to watch over us all as only they can.

Thank you Officer Manny for a job well done and for helping to make this world a safer place for us all. Please say "hello" to my fiancé Dennis for me.

Wishing you and all those who's lives you touched brighter and better days,

Jocelyne :)

"Wherever a beautiful soul has been ... there is a trail of beautiful memories."

Jocelyne Brar (Winnipeg, MB Canada)
Fiancée of Deputy Sheriff Dennis Ray McElderry (EOW: 01/03/03)

December 26, 2005

I was tis year in its beautiful state, I had become acquainted with also various friendly Officers, therefore it met me very much, when I read from the death of officer Manny. I pray for him and wish to the other Officers much luck and success with the work. R.I.P

Sandra Grossen / Co-Pilot
Swiss Airlines

December 25, 2005

Erick is spending Christmas with Jesus Christ this year and will be E.ternally O.n W.atch from heaven until we all meet again. When the numbness wears off you will see the true gift from God... Ericks constant presence through his children and all the precious memories that can never be taken from us. God Bless You all.

Mother of Deputy David Anthony Abella
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office in Florida

December 25, 2005

Rest in Peace Brother. Not the best of times to be called away from family & friends. But then, is there ever a good time. We are grateful for your faithfulness and dedication to duty and are proud to call you Brother. Be assured your loved ones are not alone for we are but a phone call away.

Bob Johnson VA-VI

Bob Johnson U.S. Marshal's (Ret'd)
Blue Knights International Police Assn.

December 25, 2005

To lose one so close to Christmas is heartwrenching to loved ones.May this man RIP knowing he is loved and missed by all who were part of his life.

December 25, 2005

God bless you and your family at this time of sorrow. You will never be forgotten.

DE
St. Louis City Police

December 25, 2005

My prayers go out to Officer Erick Manny and his family. My deepest sympathy goes out to you Mrs. Manny and your two children for your incredible loss. May God be with you during this most difficult time.

Denise Smith
Wife of a MPD Officer, California

December 24, 2005

Grace In Tragedy


It's hard to imagine, on the night before gifts
Everything on, my Christmas list
Miles away, this family in so much pain
So stupid of me to worry, if it's going to rain

I pray for this family, my tears mix with yours
At I think of you this night of December, 24
Why must this happen, the innocent having to fall
And the one doing wrong, still standing tall?

I applaud you dear sir, a hero in my eyes
I stare up at Heaven, past the cloudy skies
My God take this angel, he has pulled his weight
Hold gently his family, in the Golden state

For his two children, this tears me up inside
Your daddy has given so much, for you to carry with pride
To his precious wife, I hope I may have the courage that your husband had
To be strong under pressure, when the situtation starts turning bad

I stare at his picture, as I write this on the web
It's a picture of a man, with so many words left unsaid
On this Christmas Eve, with so much out of place
In the midst of tragedy, my God may you give them grace


I am so sorry for your lost. May Officer Manny rest in peace

Danny B. Bourg
Family in law enforcement

December 24, 2005

Your service is honored, sir.

Tpr.
MA STATE POLICE

December 24, 2005

Officer Manny,
Your sacrifice will not be forgotten. You and yourn family are in our prayers. Rest Easy Brother!

Dep. Paul Sperandeo, Ofc. Amy Sperandeo
Jefferson Parish Sheriffs OFfice, Gretna Police dept. LA

December 24, 2005

Another fallen brother. Another, hero gone. May you find peace in heaven, we regret our lose and respect the debt you paid. RIP Thank you

PO LAWTON
NYPD PBBN

December 24, 2005

Thank you for your service, our prayers to your Family & Fellow Officers...RIP

Michael Hopkins
friend to all law officers

December 24, 2005

My heart breaks for your family & friends. My first husband was also a trooper killed in the line of duty so I'm already on the road that your family started walking on 12-21-05. It's a long & painful road but there are many good people who will help along the way. I pray that the Lord will wrap his loving arms around your family and help them, especially with the holidays this and every year in the future. God bless you!

Denise
Survivor of Trooper Calvin Taylor

December 24, 2005

Rest in peace my brother

Police Officer
Brush Police Dept. Colorado

December 24, 2005

Trooper Manny your work on this Earth as we know it is done. You are in Gods Hands now. I salute you and may you now rest in peace. May God be with your family in their time of need.

SGT. Daryl Brewer
Clarksville Police Dept. Clarksville, Tennessee

December 24, 2005

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and the California Highway Patrol.

TFC Jason W. Ginn
Mississippi Highway Patrol

December 24, 2005

My family would like to send our condolences to the family, friends, & fellow co-workers of P.O. Erick Manny. You're in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May God give you the strength to carry on and help heal your hearts. I'd like to express my gratitude to all the brave men & women in law enforcement who continue to do their jobs protecting those in their communities everyday. May God watch over each & everyone of you and keep you safe.

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

December 23, 2005

LORD, HOW CAN WE GO ON. HOW CAN WE THINK OF TOMORROW WITHOUT OUR LOVED ONES.
BE WITH HIS FAMILY, HELP THEM TO FEEL YOUR COMFORTING ARMS ENCIRCLING THEM AND HOLDING ON TO THEM.
BE WITH HIS FRIENDS AND MAY THEY BE A COMFORT TO THIS FAMILY.
BE WITH HIS CO-WORKERS, MAY THEY ALWAYS KEEP HIS MEMORY ALIVE AND CARRY ON IN HIS PLACE, SERVING AND PROTECTING HIS/THIER COMMUNITIES. SEND YOUR ANGELS AS A HEDGE OF PROTECTION AROUND THEM AND GIVE THEM THE WISDOM THEY NEED TO DO THEIR JOB WELL.
BE WITH HIS COMMUNITY, MAY THEY ALWAYS BE A SUPPORT TO HIS FAMILY, FRIENDS AND CO-WORKERS.
AMEN.

LORRAINE BOND (MOTHER)
HAMILTON COUNTY SHERIFF DEPUTY:
DONALD K. BOND, JR.
EOW: 09.06.01

December 23, 2005

We are so very sorry for you loss, especially around a time that is supposed to be filled with joy and happiness. You and your children will remain in our thoughts and prayers. Our department also suffered a death of a fellow officer and they are never forgotten, just tucked away in a place close to your heart.

Grapevine TX Police Spouses Association

December 23, 2005

Thoughts and prayers are with your friends and family at this time.
from the ladies of
CopsWives, Ladies Behind the Badge

Annie - Denver PD Wife

December 23, 2005

Thank you for your service. May God bless your family during this time.

Trooper
Tennessee Highway Patrol

December 23, 2005

May God Bless you and your family.
Godspeed Brother

Master Detective
Chesterfield County PD (VA)

December 23, 2005

Rest in Peace my brother...

Sgt. Dave Munyan
Baltimore Police Department

December 23, 2005

Erick, God bless your family and friends. Thank you for your commitment and service to the people of California. My condolences to the Manny family.

James A. Shadoan
(Classmate, CTC IV-00)

James A. Shadoan
California Highway Patrol, El Cajon

December 23, 2005

Officer Manny. God speed. I will pray for your family each night.


new york state police

December 23, 2005

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