Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Keith Dressel

Toledo Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, February 21, 2007

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Reflections for Detective Keith Dressel

Keith, you have another officer joining you to patrol the streets of gold. I know that you were watching because you gave me a sign during the night. I was awake at that time. I usually would put the news on to help me fall asleep. You told me to just try to go to sleep with out the TV. You allowed me to sleep. Also want you to watch over your cousin Dean. Miss you so. Love you so.

Larraine Dressel
Mother

July 4, 2020

Keith the memory of the sound of your laugh is still strong. We have missed you so. Noah is so tall. You would be very proud of the young man he has become
By the way, he is growing out his hair for a man bun. He has your humor for sure.

Larraine Dressel. KEITH'S mom
Mother

May 8, 2020

Keith,
I'm sitting here just thinking of you and wanted to say I miss you. It's been a long time since you left but you are not forgotten and never will be. Love ya brother and watch over all of us for years to come. Peace be with you.

Nooner Ptlm
Toledo Police Department

April 2, 2020

I can never forget you I am sorry I wasn't there when you died. I hope you are a peace.

Sergeant R. Moreno
TPD

February 21, 2020

To a man I've never met,

Today marked my last day at TPD's academy. Your stories live on. Your memory lives on. I will strive to keep my new family safe.

-Officer Hale

Patrolman
Toledo Police Department

February 21, 2020

Keith, Every year that passed is another without you, and I’ll I do is hope that you’re with me at every mile stone in life. You have a grandson on the way I just know you would ADORE when he gets here. OH and I moved to Florida and started as a 911 dispatcher! I just hope you’re proud of me and watching over me. I love and miss you every day

Syd
Daughter

February 21, 2020

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Detective Keith Dressel of the Toledo Police Department, Ohio and the additional 62 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

February 21, 2020

I love you, Keith. Not a day goes by that you are not mentioned. You are thought about all of the time. We know you are near and are keeping all safe. You were especially missed with recent events... milestones and special graduations. We know how much you would have loved to be there in person. What we would give for those moments! Your little family has grown with more on the way. You'd be so proud. The pain of you not being able to enjoy those with us is so real and deep. The feelings overwhelm me sometimes and I don't know how to make them stop. Just know you will always be in our hearts! Rain falls because the clouds can no longer handle the weight. Tears fall because the heart can no longer handle the pain. Miss you and love you so much....until we see each other again.

Jen
Sister

February 20, 2020

R.I.P. Detective Dressel. Thank you for your selfless commitment to your community and for paying the ultimate price trying to clean up the streets. My thoughts are with such large family you left behind.

V.K.Mary, 911 Communications Officer, Harris County Sheriffs Office, Houston, in the Great State of Texas

December 23, 2019

You were on my mind today so I decided to stop by.

Huge

August 24, 2019

We miss you Keith. This time of year always intensifies the hurt of losing you.
I know it does the same for your Toledo Police Family and others too.
You have touched a lot of people.
Love you forever Keith.
Mom & Dad
Jen & Neil

Michael & Larraine Dressel
Father ,Mother, Sister & Brother

February 7, 2019

Your life mattered. Prayers for your family, friends and co-workers. Heroes never die. Thank you for your service. Matthew 5:9

911 Supervisor Deborah Bush
Campbell County VA

January 21, 2019

Hey, I miss you, you were always a good policeman. Seems like the good ones pay the ultimate price. I pray you are at peace.

Former sergeant of yours
Toledo Police Department

February 21, 2018

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Detective Keith Dressel of the Toledo Police Department, Ohio and the additional 57 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

February 21, 2018

Never Forget. God Bless your family.

CTO Bush
Campbell Co

March 31, 2017

10 years doesn't even seem possible. Not a day goes by that I don't think of you and all that you have missed. Thank you for always watching over everyone!

Friend

February 23, 2017

Rest in peace.

Sgt. Jim Russo

February 22, 2017

God Rest Detective Dressel's Soul. May The Good Lord continue to comfort his wife, children and loved ones. May he never be forgotten.

Robert Clark, Capt. (Ret.)
Flint Police Department

February 21, 2017

10 YEARS, UNBELIEVABLE HOW TIME GOES BY. STILL REMEMBER ATTENDING YOUR FUNERAL. WAS THE LAST BLUE FUNERAL I ATTENDED WITH MY SON TOGETHER, BEFORE HE TOO WAS LOST IN THE LINE OF DUTY. THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOUR FAMILY ALWAYS, BUT MORE SO ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF YOUR EOW. GOD BLESS YOUR FAMILY BOTH BLOOD AND BLUE.

BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS FOR THEY SHALL BE CALLED SONS OF GOD. MATTHEW 5:9

OFC MATTHEW S. DUNN (ret). SANDUSKY P.D. (OH)
FATHER OF FALLEN OFFICER ANDREW S. DUNN
EOW 3-19-2011. PANEL 12 W 28. NLEOM

OFC. Matthew S. Dunn (RET)
Sandusky P. D. (OH)

February 20, 2017

I am receiving a scholarship in your name. One day, Mr. Dressel, when I can serve my community and state it will be in your memory. Thank you for your service, Officer.

Tim Griffin
Pursuing Law Enforcement Individual

April 18, 2016

Hey brother another year, another year for missing you. I know your watching over everyone and doing a great job of it. You will be foerever remembered and will always be my guiding spirit. Love you brother and keep us safe

Nooner
TPD Brother

Bill Noon Patrolman
Toledo police

March 12, 2016

Hey Keith....as I sit here in the dark with my blue light on ...I keep looking at the clock. In just a few, 9 years ago Dad called me to tell me that horrible, horrible news. Mom was on her way to take care of the kids. That phone call...that memory is forever etched in my mind. I remember just sitting there not able to breathe. As I sit here this early morning hour...that feeling comes over me like waves. You are always on my mind, in my heart, and forever guiding me what to do next. I firmly believe you have a hand in quite a bit of it. I miss you and your sense of humor...your laugh...your smile! I miss you! My heart just hurts knowing what the family...Mom and Dad feel. Neil and I have that continued feeling of incompleteness without you...we were the three musketeers....we love you, we miss you, never a day goes by without thinking about you! As the time gets closer....my heart just hurts so much! I can't believe it still that you are gone. So many times I've almost said that I need to call you to tell you or that the kids need to let you know something...it still seems so unreal, but then the pain and memories come around that remind me that you are gone. Please continue to help protect your brothers and sisters in blue. No family should EVER feel that pain ever! Just know you are thought about every day, missed more than one could think possible, and loved with all our hearts! I love you! The time now is about the time Dad called me...so I'm sending this now with hopes you know all of this and it gets to you!

Jen
Sister

February 21, 2016

Waiting for midnight and the anniversary of ur EOW. Having a bourbon and thinking of you brother. You will always be remembered.

Classmate
Toledo Police

February 21, 2016

I cannot believe another year has passed. Each year I think maybe this year the heartache won't be as bad. Guess what it doesn't work that way. I don't think a day passes that I don't think of you or see a sign that reminds me to remember you. Thank you for always looking out for our guys! #812

Forever Friend

February 16, 2016

Ur EOT is fast upon us. I think about u often. I'll be toasting u soon w parrot bay.

Anon
46er

February 7, 2016

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