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 respect goes out to this brave soul,
May the heavens embrace his presence up above,
For yet another soldier of the law has been taken away,
May you rest eternally in the heavens above,
May the people who knew you always remember you as you were,
And may those who were not fortunate enough to have known you remember you by your sacrifice,
For not only did you live by a certain creed,
But your sacrafice is proof of your belief,
May the heavens always look after your loved ones as you once looked over the loved ones of other on the highways.

December 28, 2005

I am a wife of a deputy and I feel that I have lost a family member. Law enforcement is a family. Although I was never honored by meeting Officer Manny and his family I have great sorrow for his loss. My prayers go out to his wife and two beautiful children. I have been sitting here watching the funeral services on television. Even though I was not able to be there to support the family, my prayers go out to them. He was and is a hero in our community. God bless you!

Carrie Hudnall

December 28, 2005

I would like to offer my condolensences to the entire Manny family at their time of loss. I cannot imagine what they are going through but hope that they are assured thousands are thinking of them and praying for them as well. May God Bless you all and keep you safe. Officer Manny is now patroling the sky's above!


December 28, 2005

My heart goes out to you Mrs. Manny and your children. I am so sorry for your loss.

December 28, 2005

rest in peace. prayers to the family, friends and co-workers.


PCT "Rocky" Forbes
Communications Section, NYPD

December 28, 2005

My thoughts and prayers go out to his family, wife and fellow officers
Thank you for keeping us safe

Jamie K
Victim Services of Brant

December 28, 2005

My prayers and sympathy go to Officer Manny's family. I drive a tow truck and worked with Erick for the past 2 years. No matter what time it was or what day of the week, Erick always had a smile for you. I never saw him in a bad mood or unhappy. He never forgot anything I told him and would always ask for updates on my daughter and son in law while they were stationed in Iraq. Whether an I worked an impound or a wreck he always made sure that if I had to take the people with me, that they were not going to give me any problems. He was a shining example of what a law enforcement officer should be. He was one of the finest officers I have had the honor of working with. I will greatly miss his presence. The only place that is better off since his untimely death is Heaven.

Ellen Pace
Ridge Route Towing

December 27, 2005

I worked with Erick at our substation for 5 years. He was a great paramedic who talked everyday about being a CHP officer. He was a groomsmen in my wedding and was a brother to the other crewmwmbers of C shift. Nina, Know our prayers are with you during this difficult time.Torin and Teagan, Know he loved you both dearly. The world will never be the same without Erick, but we will all be together again

David Taylor, Emergency medical technici
Hall Ambulance Service, Bakersfield California

December 27, 2005

Officer Manny, you are nothing short of a hero to so many people. May God bless each and every person that you have touched in your entire life and help them through this terrible ordeal.

May you sir, rest easy knowing that your family in blue will take care of the watch from here.

Thank you for the ultimate sacrifice and thank you for doing the job that make everyone of us proud each and every day.

Friends of Larry R Cox EOW 4/21/05
Chillicothe Ohio Police Department

December 27, 2005

My prayers are with you, your family and department. Thank you for the desire to serve and make this world a better place. You will not be forgotten!
Rest in Peace My Brother.. God Bless!!!!

Police Officer
Fort Worth Police Department

December 27, 2005

My prayers are with the family and friends of your fallen hero, Officer Erick Manny. You will never be forgotten. Rest in Peace, Brother.

Invest. Mike Bradford; Ret
Tallahassee Police Dept

December 27, 2005

You are a hero Trooper Manny. R.I.P. You will never be forgotten.

Chris R.
Deerfield Beach, FL

December 27, 2005

Dear Ronina, I would love to say that I knew Erick better than I did. We have been to softball tournaments together several times. I will say what I knew of Erick was that he was a wonderful person and odviously an excellent officer. He always had a smile on his face and was a joy to be around. The loss is being felt very deep in the hearts of those who knew him. I hope with all of my heart that you and the kids will be OK. I can't say that I would know what to do or how to do it, but I do hope that with time your family will be OK. Erick was and is a special part of the CHP family. My husband, who I'm sure is one of many, would do anything he could to help your family at this difficult time. He has been greatly effected by the loss of his friend and teammate. I would just hope that everyone who hears the story of a CHP officer falling in the line of duty gets to know the real story of a real man, a husband, father, friend, and genuinly good person who died doing what he felt was his duty. I have no scripture to recite, or reference to the Bible to try to make sense of this tragedy. I just know that most CHP officers feel compelled to help and protect the innocent. And even among the heroic, Erick stood out as being special. He made an extraordinary impact in many lives, in such a common way, with kindness and a smile. I hope you and your children can one day make sense of this tragedy knowing he had touched so many. He will be painfully missed, but never forgotten. This loss has touched many, even if it seems at a distance. We will miss him greatly, and we want nothing more than for you and your loved ones to find peace in this unimaginable time.

Wife of friend/fellow CHP Officer

December 27, 2005

My thoughts and prayers go out to the Many Family, as well as Eric's fellow officers. I know it's a hard and trying time, especially this time of year. Thankyou Eric for making the highways a safe place to travel for people like myself. May you rest in peace.

Richard Acedo Bus Driver
Coach USA

December 27, 2005

My very deepest sympathy to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Manny.

Denise Parker, wife of LEO

December 27, 2005

My condolences to the family, Our prayers are with you.My grandaughter a friend of your daughter requested prayer from my entire family on Christmas day. May God Bless you and guide you through these difficult times.

Joaquin Resendez Retired Captain
Bakersfield Fire Department

December 26, 2005

G-d Speed My Brother

odps Inv Unit

December 26, 2005

Sometimes GOD is the one who decides that it is time for a transfer. Sometimes it seems that the timing is all wrong, but GOD has a master plan for all of us. If I only learned one thing in my 25 years on the job, it's that we walk with GOD everyday, until he tells us its time to come home. May peace be with your family during this difficult time.

Deputy David Reviea Ret.
Kern County Sheriff's Department

December 26, 2005

Rest easy in heaven brother. You are a hero.

Patrolman Dan Metzler
Rochester Twp. PD

December 26, 2005

Officer Manny, only the bravest of true believers accept the challenge of trying to keep the ignorant alive on the roads of the world. Your selfless sacrifice is not only heroic, but inspirational to those left behind.

God bless and keep you and your loved ones Sir.

Go with God now Brother - Be at peace mate.

My most sincere condolences to family, friends and co-workers.

Fellow Traffic Operations Group member.
South Australian Police

Senior Constable
South Australia Police

December 26, 2005

May God bless you and your family.
Our thoughts and prayers are with them.

Trooper Cuddington
Georgia State Patrol

TFC Cuddington
Georgia State Patrol

December 26, 2005

Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.

Be at peace Brother.

Heartfelt sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of Officer Manny.

Ofc. Scott Bachman
Baltimore County (MD) PD

December 26, 2005

Thank you for your service kind man. You are now in the Kingdon of the Lord. May you always watch over your family.

Ft. Myers Police

December 26, 2005

Christmas in Blue

Christmas is a time filled with many joys,
a time for laughter, children, and toys;
A season to celebrate one baby's great birth,
to remember the selfless life Christ led here on earth.

While you are snuggled up tight by the fire,
sipping hot cocoa, and waiting to tire;
Remember that some are out in the cold,
patrolling the streets, watching over your fold.

These brave men and women leave their families -so blue,
that they might bring safety and comfort to you.
Their quiet presence light the dark and guard the day,
so you can enjoy Christmas in whatever way.

These holidays bring symbols great and small;
so many are known, but some, not at all.
For our family, Christmas will mean blue
to remind everyone what Dad gave to you.

A selfless man with a heart pure and true,
he gave all that he had for me and you.
Holding his badge, he laid down his life,
He left his three children, and beautiful wife.

So this Christmas, remember the officers out protecting you;
those who will leave their families, to dress in blue.
Feel blessed and honored- for some will not return
to see their families' blue porch lights burn.

Keep a symbol true in your heart; and put one out in sight;
Remember all our officers on Christmas Eve and turn on a blue light.

For Chief Cecil F Gurr, Roosevelt Police Department
E/O/W July 6, 2001

Officer Slade C Gurr
Logan City Police Department, Logan Utah

December 26, 2005



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