Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Corporal Robert Thomas Krauss

Maryland Transportation Authority Police, Maryland

End of Watch Friday, September 1, 2006

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Reflections for Corporal Robert Thomas Krauss

Rest in peace Brother Robert, you are a true hero and will never be forgotten for your service and courage.

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

September 3, 2006

Rest in peace

Det J Rollhauser
Baltimore City Police Department

September 3, 2006

MY HEART CRIED WHEN I READ THIS, I'M IN TRAFFIC EVERYDAY AND I SEE HOW DRIVING JUST DON'T OBEY OFFICERS, TRAFFIC SIGNAL, OR PAY ATTENTION. IT IS JUST SO SAD TO ME HOW OTHER CAN BE SO CARELESS KNOWING THAT SUCH TRAGEDIES CAN HAPPEN. I WILL ALWAYS PRAY FOR THIS FAMILY FROM NOW TIL THE END OF TIME. MAY THE LORD BE WITH YOU AT ALL TIMES.

WITH LOTS OF LOVE AND PRAYERS,
DOROTHY BERRY

CROSSING GUARD- DOROTHY BERRY
DC-MPD 7TH DISTRICT

September 3, 2006

Rest in peace my brother in blue. Now you can walk Heaven's beat. Your family, friends, and co-workers with the Maryland Transportation Authority Police Department, our in my thoughts and prayers.

God Bless

Sr. Officer D. Johns
City of Sandy Springs Police, GA

September 3, 2006

To the family, friends, and officers that knew Corporal Krauss, my thoughts and prayers are with you as you face the trying times ahead of you. Please know your not alone.

Here I am, lost in the light of the moon that comes through my window
Bathed in blue, the walls of my memory divide the thorns from the roses
It's you and the roses

Touch me and I will follow in your afterglow
Heal me from all this sorrow
As I let you go I will find my way when I see your eyes
Now I'm living in your afterglow

Here I am, lost in the ashes of time, but who wants tomorrow?
In between the longing to hold you again
I'm caught in your shadow, I'm losing control
My mind drifts away, we only have today

Touch me and I will follow in your afterglow
Heal me from all this sorrow
As I let you go I will find my way
I will sacrifice 'til the blinding day when I see your eyes
Now I'm living in your afterglow

When the veils are gone as I let you go, as I let you go

Touch me and I will follow in your afterglow
Heal me from all this sorrow
As I let you go I will find my way, I will sacrifice
Now I'm living in your afterglow

Bathed in blue, the walls of my memory divide the thorns from the roses
It's you who is closest

Erin
Wife of a CSPD Officer

September 3, 2006

Bob, I remember that terrible day last December like it was yesterday! Hearing on my radio that a Motor Officer was down chilled me to the bone. While racing back to your location I kept praying that you were OK. You & your fellow Motor Officers at MdTAP are always so willing to help my unit when we need it. As always, thank you for your help! You will be missed my Brother, may you rest in peace.

You will not be forgotten!

Sgt. David Munyan
Baltimore Police / Motor Unit

September 3, 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

September 3, 2006

On behalf of the men and women of the Camillus Police Department, our deepest sympathys to the family, friends and co-workers of Corporal Robert T. Krauss. Rest in Peace brother, we now have the Watch.

PBA
Town of Camillus Police Department, CNY

September 3, 2006

My prayers are with the friends and family of Corporal Krauss. Rest In Peace, Brother. Your dedication and sacrafices will never be forgotten.

Invest. Mike Bradford-Ret
Tallahassee (Fl) Police

September 3, 2006

To the family of Corporal Krauss: Upon the death Ofc Tara Drummond, EOW 9/13/05, her sister Brittney wrote the following simple, yet powerful words:

"Love never ends...it just changes shape."

These words have brought the family much comfort over the past year. In time, may they bring you comfort also knowing that Robert is still near, still with you, still loving you as much as you love him.

September 3, 2006

Rest in Peace Motorman. You will not be forgotten.

Motor Officer Danny Johnson
Metro Nashville Police Dept.

September 3, 2006

Thoughts and prayers with your family always and you will never be forgotten. Thanks for the dedication and service.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

September 3, 2006

Corporal Krauss, your life was taken while escorting another to his/her final resting place. They no doubt greeted you and thanked you for your help upon your arrival in heaven.

Your family will miss you and we all mourn your passing. All who knew and loved you are in our prayers.

God Bless and Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

September 3, 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 eternal peace.

Daniel & LaWanda Ross
Citizens/Iowa

September 3, 2006

While it is no consolation for your loss, my heartfelt sympathy goes out to the family and fellow officers of Corporal Krauss.

While I did not have the privilege to have known him personally, I am certain that he has found a place in heaven through his selfless service to those he swore to protect.

Rest in peace my friend; those of us who remain will cover your post on the thin blue line.

Officer Ryan McNeil
Medicine Lodge, KS Police Department

September 3, 2006

FINAL INSPECTION

The Motor Officer stood and faced GOD,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his motor boots were shining,
Just as brightly as his brass.

"Step forward now, you Motor Officer,
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My Church have you been true?"

The Motor Officer squared his shoulders and said,
"NO, LORD, I Guess I ain't"
Because those of us who carry guns,
Can't always be a saint.

I've had to work most Sundays,
And at times my walk was tough.
And sometimes I've been violent,
Because the world is awfully rough.

But, I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep...
Though I worked a lot of overtime,
When the bills got just too steep.

And never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God, forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.

I know I don't deserve a place,
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around,
Except to calm their fears.

If you've a place for me here, Lord,
It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't I'll understand.

There was silence all around the throne,
Where the saints has often trod.
As the Motor Officer waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.

"STEP FORWARD MOW, you Motor Officer,
You've born your burdens well.
Ride peacefully on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in Hell."

Your friend JB ID#0458
MDTAPD

September 3, 2006

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

CORPORAL KRAUSS, 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. KEEP HIM IN YOUR HEART, AND PASS HIS STORY ALONG. MAY GOD BLESS YOU.

JIM SWEENEY CIVILIAN NEW JERSEY
A FRIEND TO ALL PEACE OFFICERS

September 3, 2006

To Corporal Krauss family and friends our hearts and prayers go out to you.

God Bless you

Terry Miyares, surviving spouse
Officer Emilio Miyares, Hialeah PD< Fl 11/6/86

September 3, 2006

Rest, brother.

Cpl Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

September 3, 2006

Rest in peace my brother...

Patrolman
Brush PD Colorado

September 3, 2006

On behalf of the men and women of the Blue Knights Missouri Chapter VII, we send our sympathies to the family and friends of Cororal Krauss. His suffering and sacrifice will never be forgotten. God bless you all.

DE
St. Louis City Police

September 3, 2006

Bob,

I got a the call late Friday afternoon that your condition had taken a turn for the worse. I just kept thinking positive. You were such a strong person with everything you had been through previously and I just kept saying to myself that you would make it through this situation. Shortly before 530a yesterday morning my phone rang. Seeing that is was one of your co-workers calling so early, I had a terrible feeling it wasn't good news. I picked it up and said "he's gone isn't he?" It still does not seem real. You were truly a great guy. I will hold the funny memories I personally have of you and the crazy stories that were shared with me by my dad and Duke of you close to my heart. And although I have told you this before, I want to thank you again for being there for Duke and I.

Continue to keep watch over your family, friends and co-workers from above during this difficult time Krauss...and always.

Jenn

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

September 3, 2006

Go in peace my brother

September 3, 2006

MAY GOD BLESS CORP.KRAUSS AND HIS FAMILY AS WELL AS ALL HIS FRIEND'S AND CO-WORKER'S.HE WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN IN THE LAW ENFORCEMENT FAMILY.GOD BLESS AND R.I.P.

DEPUTY
FAIRFIELD COUNTY S-O LANCASTER,OHIO

September 3, 2006

Rest in peace brother, and please watch over us as we watch over them. Heaven has another hero......

D/S J.S.
Denver Sheriff Dept.

September 3, 2006

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