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Deputy Sheriff Philip Anthony Rodriguez

Mohave County Sheriff's Office, Arizona

End of Watch Saturday, April 21, 2007

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Philip Anthony Rodriguez

Rest in peace brother, you are in a better place!

Detective
MPD

April 23, 2007

“REMEMBER ME”
Law enforcement officers are, indeed, a special breed of people. Ask anyone on the street and they will tell you that they would not have our jobs for anything in the world. It takes something special to do what we do and at the same time be able to even contemplate retirement. We try to be optimists. Unfortunately, there are a few of us who will never make that date with retirement. By the very nature of our job, we are at risk everyday of losing our lives, either at the hand of some deranged individual or in some other situation that we, by virtue of our occupation, may be unable to avoid. Some people have recognized the hazardous duties we involve ourselves in, the risks we take, and the pride we take in accomplishing that job. There is National Law Enforcement Week, dedicated to us who gladly accept the responsibility of protecting the citizens in our respective jurisdictions. National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Day is dedicated to those who gave their lives in the line of duty. These are but two examples of remembrances specifically for law enforcement personnel. Remembrances that come but once a year. We should remind fellow officers of another type of remembrance, one that will last a lifetime. Sooner or later, a doctor will pronounce us dead. It is inevitable. Regardless of whatever happens, death is the end we will all have to face.
“IT IS IN DEATH THAT WE CAN LIVE FOREVER”
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Jim Moore
New Orleans P.D., Retired

April 23, 2007

you fullfilled your dream, god bless your family and friends.Rest in peace brother.

h145 ret
lhcpd

April 22, 2007

Deputy Rodriguez,

You died doing this country a great service. We will take it from here and pray for your loved ones and friends.

California Highway Patrol, Los Banos

April 22, 2007

Rest in peace brother. We've got it from here.

Officer A.R. White #3568
Fort Worth Police Department

April 22, 2007

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