Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Anthony A. Byrd

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Friday, May 19, 2006

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Reflections for Police Officer Anthony A. Byrd

Rest in peace bro, we got it from here.

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called sons of God.....Matthew 5:9

Off. A.M. Whelchel
Waco, TX PD

May 19, 2006

My prayers are with the family of Officer Anthony Byrd. May you find comfort in the Lord. Mrs. Byrd, know that you are not alone. You have friends that you have not met yet. Just remember that God loves Anthony and he loves you and your daughters. He was there for Anthony and he is still there for your family. This journey that you are just beginning is not an easy one, but I will be praying for the Lord to give you strength. Your husband didn't walk alone and you won't either. God bless you.

Mrs. Angela Carthron
surviving spouse of Cpl. Mark W. Carthron (EOW 9-12-05)

May 19, 2006

While we did not know you, we are truly grateful for your dedication, mourning your death; never forgetting your sacrifice! Not to worry, dear friend, your brothers and sisters in blue will carry on your watch for you ~ may you rest in peace.

Daniel & LaWanda Ross
Citizens/Iowa

May 19, 2006

My deepest sympathy to the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Byrd. You served Baltimore well, rest in peace Sir.

A Maryland citizen

May 19, 2006

If I knew it would be the last time
That I'd see you fall asleep,
I would tuck you in more tightly
and pray the Lord, your soul to keep.

If I knew it would be the last time
that I see you walk out the door,
I would give you a hug and kiss
and call you back for one more.

If I knew it would be the last time
I'd hear your voice lifted up in praise,
I would video tape each action and word,
so I could play them back day after day.

If I knew it would be the last time,
I could spare an extra minute
to stop and say "I love you,"
instead of assuming you know I do.

If I knew it would be the last time
I would be there to share your day,
Well I'm sure you'll have so many more,
so I can let just this one slip away.

For surely there's always tomorrow
to make up for an oversight,
and we always get a second chance
to make everything just right.

There will always be another day
to say "I love you,"
And certainly there's another chance
to say our "Anything I can do?"

But just in case I might be wrong,
and today is all I get,
I'd like to say how much I love you
and I hope we never forget.

Tomorrow is not promised to anyone,
young or old alike,
And today may be the last chance
you get to hold your loved one tight.

So if you're waiting for tomorrow,
why not do it today?
For if tomorrow never comes,
you'll surely regret the day,

That you didn't take that extra time
for a smile, a hug, or a kiss
and you were too busy to grant someone,
what turned out to be their one last wish.

So hold your loved ones close today,
and whisper in their ear,
Tell them how much you love them
and that you'll always hold them dear

Take time to say "I'm sorry,"
"Please forgive me," "Thank you," or "It's okay."
And if tomorrow never comes,
you'll have no regrets about today.
We have lost another hero, and oh how it saddens our hearts that the family, loved ones, and sisters and brothers who wear the badge of law enforcement have to bear the burden of the horrible loss that is felt, and have to take care of duties that lie ahead of them, without Police Officer Anthony A. Byrd.
We will keep you in our thoughts, and prayers and never forget any of you.
God Bless You All
Marilyn Robinson
aka MamaWolf
The Chauffeur Internet Radio
Canon City, Colorado

Marilyn Robinson aka MamaWolf
The Chauffeur Internet Radio

May 19, 2006

May you continue to keep watch over your family, friends, and co-workers from above during this difficult time. Thank you for your dedicated years of service to the citizens of Baltimore City, as well as the State of Maryland.

Jennifer Aaron
Wife of MdTA Ofc. Duke G. Aaron, III (EOW 07/20/04)

May 19, 2006

REST IN PEACE MY BROTHER, IT IS OUR WATCH NOW

OFFICER RUTH
BALTIMORE COUNTY PD

May 19, 2006

My thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and coworkers of Officer Byrd.

Deputy Sheriff Robert Cooley
Frederick County Sheriff's Office, VA

May 19, 2006

Rest in peace. Please watch over us.

Anonymous
Montgomery County Police, MD

May 19, 2006

"A MAN IN BLUE"

A man in blue has lost his life in service of law.
The love that makes this sacrifice the greatest love of all.
A Police man was killed today, the reason I cannot say.
I don't know why he had to die.
The man in blue died for me and you;
we must remember him too.
Flags fly low, let use bow in prayer
for fallen police men everywhere;
and remember this: that they are missed.
The badge burns bright like an evening star
free from a world of war.

Ret.Officer W.M.Hackley
BALTIMORE POLICE

May 19, 2006

Rest in peace, Officer Byrd. You will not be forgotten.

PN/FF

May 19, 2006

My sincere condolences to the Family , Friends & C0-Workers of Officer Byrd. May GOD be with all of you. Rest in Peace Officer Byrd.

K-9 Deputy Kevin D. Lampe
Finney Co. Sheriff's Office (KS )

May 19, 2006

GOD Bless you and your family! May your wife and daughters find comfort with the LORD in this time of tragedy.

GOD Speed my brother!

Officer Paladino
Colorado Springs PD

May 19, 2006

My deepest sympathy goes out to the family of P/O Byrd, and the SW District. I will pray for all of you. Another fallen brother is lost through yet another tragedy bestowed upon our department. Rest in peace Anthony!

Andrew/ Narcotics Detective
Baltimore City Police

May 19, 2006

What a terrible tragedy. Ofifcer Byrd, thank you for your service. May God welcome you with open arms!

Michelle - married to Retired LEO

May 19, 2006

Rest in Peace.

Atlanta, GA
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May 19, 2006

The Florida Police Chiefs Association would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Officer Anthony Byrd, and the Baltimore City P.D. 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 Byrd, we thank you for your service. You will not be forgotten.

Members and Staff
Florida Police Chiefs Association

May 19, 2006

Officer Byrd you are a hero. Your watch ended with you doing what you had chosen to do, be a law enforcement officer. Thank you for your service to your fellowman. Rest in peace my brother. May God bless you and your loved ones. May God give your loved ones the strength to get through this difficult time.

State Constable J.L. Green
S.C. State Constables

May 19, 2006

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