Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Kyle Russell Ballard

Pasadena Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, February 24, 2006

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Reflections for Police Officer Kyle Russell Ballard

To the family and friends of Officer Kyle Ballard, and his fellow officers with the Padadena Police Department:

I am so saddened to learn of yet another loss of a young officer from the ranks of law enforcement. On behalf of our entire family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Officer Ballard tragically died in the line of duty.

May you all be comforted and supported by the warm embrace of your law enforcement family, and other police survivors who share this painful journey with you.

I share his parent's anquish of having lost a child in the line of duty.
May God bring peace and comfort to you and to all of Kyle's loved ones.

Officer Ballard's valor and dedication will not be forgotten. To have served eight years by the time he was thirty-years-old was quite an accomplishment in itself.


This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the years of distinquished service Officer Ballard gave to his community and citizens of California, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on February 24, 2006.

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

February 26, 2006

Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.

Be at peace Brother.

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

Ofc. Scott Bachman
Baltimore County (MD) PD

February 26, 2006

Words can not say enough but, we mourn another hero that has been taken from us. If it was by accident or crimes against an officer it is a great loss. We will be praying for your family during these trying times. My deepest sympathy to the family, friends and co-workers. May the Lord give you strength and bless each of you during this time.
Remember these few verses from Psalm 23, The LORD [is] my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou [art] with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.

Missionary/Evangelist Joe Taylor Cop Evangelist Ministries www.copsevangelist.com

Joe Taylor (Former FL LEO)

February 26, 2006

On behalf of the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation, we would like to express our deepest sympathy on the loss of Officer Kyle Ballard. Our thoughts and prayers are with his entire family.

Chicago Police Memorial Foundation

February 26, 2006

My deepest sympathy to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Ballard; may he rest in peace and may his three young sons always know that their daddy was a hero.

Linda Lamm LEO wife and sister of
Jay Balchunas EOW 11.05.04

February 26, 2006

YESTERDAY IS HISTORY, TOMORROW IS A MYSTERY AND TODAY IS A GIFT.

OFFICER BALLARD, YOU REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND. I SALUTE YOU! MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU, YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES. I THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE. YOU DID NOT LOSE YOUR LIFE, YOU GAVE IT IN SERVICE TO OTHERS. A TRUE HERO INDEED.

THOSE CLOSE TO THIS HERO, PLEASE TAKE COMFORT IN KNOWING THAT I, ALONG WITH MANY OTHERS ACROSS THIS LAND, GRIEVE WITH YOU. MAY GOD BLESS YOU.

JIM SWEENEY CIVILIAN
A FRIEND TO ALL PEACE OFFICERS

February 26, 2006

Rest In Peace.

#2959
U.S. Marshals

February 26, 2006

Officer Ballard, you're 8 years with the Pasadena Police Dept. left an impact. You had an effect on some lives you probably didn't even realize. You left an imprint on family, friends, brothers and sisters in blue and on your community. A small gesture of kindness to a citizen can have a ripple effect on all cops. A kind word to an elderly person or a street bum can give that person the dignity they may feel they lost. In your 8 years on the job, you probably made quite an impact. You'll contiune in spirit.

God Bless and Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

February 26, 2006

Rest in Peace...

Police Officer
Syracuse Police Dept,NY

February 26, 2006

god bless officer ballard and his family as well as his friend's and co-worker's.he will never be forgotten in the law enforcement family.god bless.r.i.p.

deputy
fairfield county s-o lancaster,ohio

February 26, 2006

My sincerest sympathy to the family and friends of Police Officer Kyle Ballard as well as to the Pasadena Police Department. Rest in peace Officer Ballard, you are gone but will not be forgotten...

Dispatcher Sue Rusch
Punta Gorda PD, Punta Gorda FL

February 26, 2006

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Officer Kyle Ballard, his good deeds to his community and country will always be remembered. May Gob bless you.

Chief Ferrell J. Stewart
Cooter, MO Police Department

February 26, 2006

Officer Ballard,
I would like to say thank you for your service to the citizens of Pasadena. And to your family, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

February 26, 2006

Rest in peace, brother.

Officer R. Law
Burbank Airport Police Department

February 25, 2006

God bless sir, I will pray for you and your family.

Deputy Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

February 25, 2006

Our deepest sympathy to the family of Police Officer Kyle Ballard and the Pasadena Police Department...our hearts and prayers are with you all... Thank you for a job well done Kyle... rest in peace as you continue your watch from the heavens......your memory will never be forgotten...

God Bless....Be Safe..... and wear your vests...

Vin, Pook and all of us at beyond-the-blue

Vinman & Pooky- Site Owners
beyond-the-blue

February 25, 2006

Rest in peace Brother Kyle, youare a true hero and will never be forgotten

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

February 25, 2006

Rest in peace

Patrolman
Brush PD Colorado

February 25, 2006

Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family, friends and all the members of the Pasadena Police Department. We were made safer by his service and we all suffer their tragic loss. The family of Officer Ballard deserves our appreciation and gratitude for their sacrifice. In the days to follow, may you be strengthened by the fact that Officer Ballard is a man distinguished by exceptional courage and will always be admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. You, your family and your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Tom Doyle
Cary Police Department, NC

February 25, 2006

Officer Ballard,
You and your family are in our prayers. Rest Easy Brother!

Officers Paul and Amy Sperandeo
Westwego Police Dept, Gretna Police Dept.LA

February 25, 2006

We are so sorry to here about your tragic loss of a loved one in law enforcement. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you in support. As we personally know, sometimes there is little comfort that comes from words. Keep focused as you can on the memories and joyous times for these things may bring you comfort. Rely heavily on family, friends, and other law enforcement. Honor your fallen loved one, for their sacrifice will not be forgotten.


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

Lisa Schultz
Widow of Don Schultz
E.O.W. 05-12-04

Co-Founders of Survivor Help Network

February 25, 2006

Officer Ballard, you will never be forgotten. You are a true hero.

February 25, 2006

AMERICA LOST ANOTHER HERO, OFFICER BALLARD YOU HAVE EARNED YOUR WINGS, GO PATROL THOSE STREETS OF GOLD. MAY GOD BLESS THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS. R.I.P. BROTHER.

SGT. WILLIAM M. RILEY
ARAGON GA POLICE DEPT.

February 25, 2006

Thank you for your dedicated service to your community and your department. May the Lord bless you and keep you. May they never forget your faithful service to your community and department and the brave HERO that you were. To Mrs. Ballard, children, family, friends and co-workers, our heartfelt prayers and sympathies are with you. May God be with you all during this very sorrowful time. Words will never compensate the loss you have suffered. We pray that He now gives you all strength in your time of need. May you find peace in the thought, that we as friends in law enforcement, take this time to lift you up in prayer.

For your act of unselfish bravery and courage Officer Ballard, we salute you. Blessed are the peacemakers.

Denise & Erin Hunter, Widow and Daughter
Sgt. Gregory L. Hunter, Grand Prairie, TX Police Dept., EOW 6-18-04

February 25, 2006

My most heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and fellow officers of Officer Ballard. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

To his wife - I share your agony. I lost my husband 11 months ago in the line of duty and am left to raise 2 young children on my own. This is a very painful journey that none of us expected to take. Please take comfort in knowing that you do not walk this path alone, but with many, many others who have endured similar losses. The first few days, weeks and months are tremendously painful - please know that it will get better with time. Kyle will be your guardian angel now - he will look down on you and your boys, will guide and protect you as you continue on without him. Be strong. I am praying for you, as I pray for myself and my children.

Thank you, Officer Ballard, for your service and ultimate sacrifice. May God bless you and may you rest in peace, Blue Angel.

Carin E. Sollman
widow of Officer Jesse E. Sollman, EOW 3/25/05

February 25, 2006

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