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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

God Bless the Peace Makers...

On behalf of myself and all of us at the Sheriffs Office, we are truly sorry for the tragic loss of yet another brother. God has chosen another fine Officer to sit with him in Heaven.
Though Officer Mannys watch is done here on earth, it has just begun in Heaven.
Rest now my brother, you have earned your peace.

Deputy BK Evans
Brazoria County Sheriff's Office TX

December 30, 2005

May St. Michael Archangel accompany his soul in heaven and let perpetual light shine upon him. Amen.

LOM Catholic [email protected], TX

December 30, 2005

Blessed are the peacemakers for they will be called the children of God.
---Matthew 5:9

Rest in peace brother. Your watch is ours now.

PA State Police

December 30, 2005

You gave the ultimate sacrifice. You, your family,and your department are in my prayers.
Rest in Peace



December 30, 2005

I worked with Erick when he was an EMT back in the day, he was always a pleasure to work with.

Nina, Saul and I are so sorry about your loss...will keep you and the children in our prayers



December 30, 2005

rest in peace my brother

ptl j. presley
conway pd conway,ar

December 29, 2005

My sincere sympathy is extended to the entire Manny family. May God bless you. Thank you Officer Manny for your unselfish sacrfice, you shall never be forgotten.

Trooper Tracy Tyler
Tennessee Highway Patrol

December 29, 2005

Well yesterday was your funeral. It has been a hard time this past week. There were so many CHP Officers, Police Officers, Deputy Sheriff's, and Firemen from all over the State and Country. The CHP did an awesome job putting the funeral together. Yesterday was a bad occasion to see everyone we use to work with. Some still work at the ambulance company and many like us, moved on to different Police and Fire agencies.

Nina, Toren and Tegan did an awesome job holding up over the last week. When I think of how well they did through the funeral would make their Daddy proud. Brent also gave a great eulogy and threw in some humor from the fishing trip that you guys went on.

Over the past week all I think about is the times I got to work with you. I remember trying to get John to take a few shifts off so I could work with you and Kent out in Taft. We had some great times out there that I will never forget.

As I sit here typing this message, I just keeping asking myself why this had to happen. I spoke to two of your partners (Ron and Matt). They both told me what a hard worker you were and you loved doing your job. They said that they could always count on you when ever they needed help or someone to talk to. I now that you will also be truly miss by everyone at the Tejon Area Office.

I want you to know that I will never forget you, Nina, Toren and Tegan for the rest of my life. I will always be there for them should they ever need anything. I look forward to going to your grave site to come visit my true good friend. You were buried with honor and respect from your fellow workers and family members and friends.

There are so many things going through my mind I can’t possibly get them all out. So until next time bro, your job is to look over all of us from above.

I love you bro,

Deputy Eric Metten
Los Angeles Sheriff's Department

December 29, 2005

I didn't know you or your family, But my family feels the loss. Thank you for your service. The Bakersfield community is a better, safer place because of your contributions.

Joe S.

December 29, 2005



December 29, 2005

Rest in peace, Brother.

K-9 Off. B. Rice
Irvington Police Department, NJ

December 29, 2005

My prayers go out to Officer Manny's family for the loss of their beloved Erick. Know that no matter how far removed we are physically, all officers feel the pain of the loss of any one in the business of protecting the ciitzens of this great state. May God rest his soul. Jo Stevens, retired LAPD

Jo Stevens, retired sgt.

December 29, 2005

I salute you Brother. Thank You for your dedication. You made the ultimate sacrifice, and for that you will never be forgotten. Rest In Peace.


December 29, 2005

Officer Manny,

I would like to Thank you for helping me out one night as I was going home from work, I had a flat tire and your patrol car was headed the other way on Hwy 99, I seen you pass, and thought you did not see me. As you pulled up behind me, you could see that there was a second vehicle in front of my car and you walked over to the that second vehicle and spoke to the man. As you walked over to your Patrol car you told me "I'll be right back" the man name was called in and everything checked out. You asked him to leave. As that vehicle drove off you walked over to me and told me "I don't think he was going to help you out". I think that night if you had not seen me and stopped to help me, It would have been the last day my Husband would have seen me. You are my true Hero. Godspeed my Brother!!!!!!

Correctional Officer
California Department Of Corrections

December 29, 2005

To the Family Of Erick
I can feel your pain as I too lost a son who was a CHP Officer, David Manning, here in Bakersfield. The Central California Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS) will be contacting you and they can really help you as they did me. Your family is in my prayers. Jeri Manning

Jeri Manning Robinson (Mother of CHP Off
Past President Central California Concerns of Police Survivors

December 29, 2005

You don't remember me, do you...?
I was the one who unlocked your car after you accidentally locked the keys and your baby up at the mall.
I was the one who gave you a ride to the gas station when you ran out of gas on that back road.
I was the one who changed your tire because you couldn't figure out how to work the stupid scissor jack.
I was the one who directed you safely through that busy intersection when the traffic signals weren't working.
I was the one who gave you a jump-start after you left your lights on.

You don't remember me, do you...?
I was the one who found the item that identified the guy who raped your daughter.
I was the one who spent my days off in court to testify and help convict the man who beat your son so badly.
I was the one who located your grandmother in the woods that night when it was 22 degrees and she had wandered away from the nursing home.
I was the one who loaned you the raincoat the night we stood and watched your house burn.
I was the one who talked with you for two hours about your son running away from home.

You don't remember me, do you...?
I was the one who held your hand, wiped the blood out of you eyes, and calmed you down while the Fire Department cut you out of what was left of your car.
I was the one who called you at 2 a.m. to come pick up your 16 year old daughter because she had been drinking too much.
I was the one who knocked on your door at 4 a.m. to let you know your 16 year old daughter would never be coming home again.
I was the one who did CPR on your 3 year old after you found him in the pool.
I was the one who helped deliver your new baby when you didn't quite make it to the ER.

You don't remember me, do you...?
I was the one who got that snake out of your bathroom around midnight.
I was the one who got my knees and elbows scraped up fighting with the shoplifter with your carton of cigarettes.
I was the one who took your son for a "ride-along" so he could see what it was really like.
I was the one who gave you the right directions so you wouldn't miss that business meeting.
I was the one who stopped you to let you know your right rear tire was going flat.

You don't remember me, do you...?
I was the one who escorted your son's funeral procession from the church to the cemetery and cried behind my sunglasses because he was my friend, too.
I was the one watched over your place while you were on vacation.
I was the one who worked for you on Christmas Day so you could be off with your family.
I was the one who joked around with you after your truck got hit by a train and you walked away without a scratch.
I was the one was able to talk your husband into going into counseling with you.

You don't remember me, do you...?
I was the one who got shot when I pulled over a car for a traffic violation and the driver turned out to be an escaped convict who had sworn he would never go back to prison.
Oh, by the way, my memorial service is at 2 p.m.

Will you remember me now?

I will remember you!! RIP

Patrolman Jason Shelby
Lexington Police Department, TN

December 29, 2005

Thanks for your service my fellow brother. My heart goes out to your family and you will be greatly missed.

Trooper I
Texas Department of Public Safety

December 29, 2005

You will never be in peace bother.

J. Machado
CHP, Hanford

December 29, 2005

I am sorry to hear of the loss of Officer Erick Manny. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. The world is a better place because of you. R.I.P.

Patrolman Mike Wilkins
Mayflower Police Department, AR

December 29, 2005

Dear Manny family you have our deepest sympathies. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

E. Walker
California Highway Patrol

December 29, 2005

Officer Erick Manny, you will be missed by all those who knew you and loved you.

Rest in peace and God Bless his family


December 29, 2005

You will be missed. God bless you.

Roxann Gray

December 28, 2005

As a member of your honorgaurd, it was it was a great privilege to participate in the final tribute to your life and scarafice. Your wife and children were brave and very strong. Along with your family, there were hundreds of uniformed officers and hundreds of non-uniformed friends and greatful citizens in attendance to celebrated your life. The Officers of the Fort Tejon Area paid a wonderful and tribute to you as your pallbearers. You obviously made a huge impact on their lives. During the service, everyone witnessed how much you loved your family, as well as, your devotion to duty and your desire to serve. Your scacrafice will not be forgotten.

Sergeant Joel Brock
California Highway Patrol

December 28, 2005

My deepest sympathy to the Manny family and friends. Rest in peace my Brother...

Officer Scott Goforth
Barstow Area CHP

December 28, 2005

Thank you for your service and will be missed.

Tommy Carter, Sergeant LASD
LASD - Palmdale

December 28, 2005

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