Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Kelly James Fredinburg

Marion County Sheriff's Office, Oregon

End of Watch Saturday, June 16, 2007

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Reflections for Deputy Kelly James Fredinburg

Although Kelly (A185) Fredinburg worked at Marion County for under a year, I defiantly see how he earned his nickname, “Spark Plug”, over in Polk County. He was in high gear for all 12 hours of the 12-hour shift. When someone yelled for cover, you did not hesitate. You died a hero and will always be remembered as such. Kelly is the first Marion County Deputy to die in the line of duty and will not be forgotten. . We will continue hunting those warrants, just like The Dog would have wanted us to do.

Deputy Jeff Nicoloff
Marion County Sheriff's Office

June 17, 2007

My condolences to the family, friends & loved ones of Deputy Fredinburg. My heart goes out to you. I thank you for the love & support you gave to him, so that he could "protect & serve". Know that he will not be forgotten.

Kathryn Brooks
Proud Daughter of Lt. Herman W. Brooks E.O.W. 02/17/2006

Kathryn Brooks
Daughter of Herman W. Brooks (E.O.W. 02/17/2006)

June 17, 2007

God bless you sir. My thoughts and prayers go out to Deputy Fredinburg's family, friends, and the Marion County Sheriff's Office. Thank you and we will never forget your sacrifice.

Garrett Heller
Texas Citizen

June 17, 2007

R I P DEPUTY FREDINBURG

OFFICER
BOSTON POLICE, MASS

June 17, 2007

OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY, FRIENDS AND COWORKERS OF DEPUTY FREDINBURG. MAY GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU WITH HIS LOVE AND COMFORT. TO MY FALLEN BROTHER, MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND MAY YOU REST IN PEACE. A HERO FOR SURE. YOU HAVE SERVED WELL.

CHIEF RONNIE WATFORD-RET.
JEFFERSON POLICE DEPT,S.C.

June 17, 2007

My prays go out to the Family of Deputy James and the entire
Marion County Sheriffs office.

There comes that dreadful time in life when some offciers pay the ulimate sacarfice and you unfortuneatly you did. What makes us different then ordinary citizens we care! And we have pride that no one could ever take away.

So today the whole law enforcement community sheds a tear for you and we salute you.

GOD BLESS YOU and May you rest in peace

Detective Retired
NYPD

June 17, 2007

We as Officers/Deputies put are lifes on the line everyday not knowing if its are last. Deputy Fredinburg my heart goes out to your loved ones and your fellow Deputies. May you Rest in Peace

OFC Waldon
Shady Cove Police department

June 17, 2007

A fine deputy lost in a tragic accident. RIP, for we have the watch now.

Deputy Sheriff
Marion County Sheriff's Department, Indiana

June 17, 2007

Kelly-
Today I had the unfortunate task of contacting several of our former DPSST classmates to tell them you passed. Even though it's been a while since we all talked or seen one another, it was a shock to find out it was you that had passed. I already miss you bro. It seems like yesterday we hung out after class, telling jokes, laughing, causing mischief in our dorm, or watching movies. You helped me get my test scores up by being my tenacious study buddy. You used to crack me up by waking me up, way before I needed to on test days, and quizzing each other with flashcards. You were one of the funniest and most genuine people I have ever met. I recall you always talking about your daughter and family. I can recall how excited we were, looking forward to our careers ahead, serving our communities. Your wife, two daughters, family, and peace officers everywhere should be proud of how you positively affected the people you came across. Ironically, just last month I started to donate to the COP's Fund. It was an honor to be your classmate and friend. We will never forget you.

WCSO Deputy Arrowood
Kelly's police acadamy classmate

June 17, 2007

REST IN PEACE BROTHER. YOU WILL BE MISSED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR DEDICATION, SERVICE AND SACRIFICE. YOU ARE A TRUE HERO. MY SYMPATHY TO YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS AND DEPARTMENT.

Deputy Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office

June 17, 2007

My sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Deputy Fredinburg. Also to the Marion Co. Sheriff's Office. Rest in peace Deputy Fredinburg.


aunt of Dept. Joshua Rutherford, EOW 5/29/2003

June 17, 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”
Author Unknown

Jim Moore
New Orleans P.D., Retired

June 17, 2007

I SEND MY CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY, FRIENDS, AND MARION COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE REGARDING THE DEMISE OF DEPUTY KELLY JAMES FREDINBURG. I PRAY EVERYONE WHO KNEW THIS HONORABLE MAN WILL CONTINUE TO REMEMBER HIS BRAVERY, COURAGE, AND THE LEGACY IN WHICH HE LEFT.

DEPUTY KELLY JAMES FREDINBURG YOUR SHIFT IS OVER NOW, WE WILL TAKE IT FROM HERE. REST IN PEACE, BROTHER...

DEPUTY JAMES E. BRADFORD JR.
BRADLEY COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT

June 17, 2007

GOD BLESS YOU BORTHER. YOU SERVED YOUR PEOPLE GOOD. MY HEART AND FEELING GO OUT TO YOU AND YOUR LOVED ONES. HAPPY FATHERS DAY IN HEAVEN KELLY. GOD BLESS

ARTHUR APODACA

June 17, 2007

Gonna miss not hearing you on our frequency offering us assistance when you were in the area. Rest easy Kelly (A185)...may your family, friends and all of your fellow officers find comfort in the memories they have of you.

Sr. Tpr. Peggy Bishop
Oregon State Police - Salem

June 17, 2007

Kelly thank you for your service you will be in my prayers on this Father's Day. What a sad day for your family, they will also be in my prayers. Please watch over you family through this horrible time.


tpd wife

June 17, 2007

On behalf of the men and women of the Camillus Police Department, our deepest sympathies to the family, friends and co-workers of Deputy Kelly James Fredinburg. Rest in Peace Brother, we now have the Watch.

PBA
Town of Camillus Police Department, Central New York

June 17, 2007

Rest in peace, my brother. You are now in a much better place. "Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13

Officer J.W. Propst #3389
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Charlotte, NC

June 17, 2007

Rest in peace

Patrolman
Brush Colorado PD

June 17, 2007

Deputy Fredinburg,
I am deeply saddened to hear of this tragedy. The legacy you leave behind through your children will always be a reminder of your honor and committment in protecting citizens everywhere. I am thinking of your family, loved ones, friends and the Marion County Sheriff's Office at this most difficult time. Please know that you have touched lives and that you made a difference.

Pennsylvania citizen

June 17, 2007

Rest in peace, Kelly. Thanks for your dedication.


USBP/Former MCSO

June 17, 2007

Kelly- Thank you for your service. It is always a tremendous loss to lose a brother or sister officer. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. God Bless!

Retired Sgt

June 17, 2007

Thank you for your service Deputy Fredinburg. May God be with your wife and two daughters.

Police Officer
WRPD, Colorado

June 17, 2007

Rest in peace brother. We've got the watch from here. May God bless your family, friends and fellow officers who all mourn the loss of yet another hero.

Motor Officer Dominick Marraccini
Easton Police Department, Easton, PA

June 17, 2007

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