Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Chief George "Bill" Stanford

Cheyenne Police Department, Wyoming

End of Watch Monday, August 13, 2007

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Reflections for Deputy Chief George "Bill" Stanford

May God Bless you sir. Your sevice to the blue line will not be forgotten. Rest in Peace.

Deputy Constable LC DOwning
Wharton County Texas Pct 2

August 14, 2007

My heart goes out to the family and friends of Deputy Chief Stanford. RIP..... You are a true hero

August 14, 2007

To all who knew Deputy Stanford...we send our prayers and our thoughts are with you at this dark time.
"A Letter From Heaven"
To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say.
But first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this from Heaven. Here I dwell with God above.
Here, there's no more tears of sadness; Here is just eternal love.
Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight.
Remember that I am with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through
God picked me up and hugged me and he said,'I welcome you.
It's good to have you back again, you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family, They'll be here later on.
I need you here badly, you're part of my plan.
There's so much that we have to do, to help our mortal man.'
God gave me a list of things, that he wished for me to do.
And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.
And when you lie in bed at night the days chores put to flight.
God and I are closest to you....In the middle of the night.
When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years.
Because you are only human they are bound to bring tears.
But do not be afraid to cry: it does relieve the pain.
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.
I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
If I were to tell you, you would not understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is over.
I'm closer to you now, than I ever was before.
There are many rocky roads ahead of you, and many hills to climb;
But together we can do it by taking one step at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I'd like it for you to;
That as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.
If you can help somebody who's in sorrow and pain;
Then you can say to God at night...."My day was not in vain."
And now I am contented...that my life was worthwhile.
Knowing as I passed along the way I made somebody smile.
So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low:
Just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you're walking down the street and you've got me on your mind;
I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.
And when it's time for you to go...from that body to be free.
Remember you're not're coming here to me.
I will always be with you!
Deputy Stanford did the work he loved and he will always be a HERO.
Canon City, Colorado

Marilyn Robinson
CC-Pirate Internet Radio

August 14, 2007

Rest in peace Chief Stanford

Police Officer
Syracuse Police Department

August 14, 2007

Rest in Peace.

C.O. Stephen Celestino
Westchester County Dept. of Correction,N.Y.

August 14, 2007

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Stanford family. May you find hope and strenth in those around you as you get through this difficult time. For the officers of the Cheyenne PD, I hope that this tragedy will help you grow stronger as a department and as individuals.
God Bless and Good Bye Cpt. Bill Stanford

S. Keslar
Wife of CPD Officer

August 14, 2007

Thank you for your service Deputy.
May peace, strength, and courage be with your family.

Chicago Citizen

August 14, 2007

deputy chief g stanford you will be miss and i have you and your family in my prayers you will miss

officer a theus
harris county probation

August 14, 2007

My deepest sympathy to the family, friends and co-workers of Deputy Chief Stanford. Rest in peace, sir and thank you for your many years of dedicated service.

Linda Lamm - LEO wife and sister of
Jay Balchunas EOW 11.05.04

August 14, 2007

D/Chief George ( Bill) Stanford

Go rest in peace brother, for your job here is done.
May god rest your soul and bless all your loved ones.
Heroes in Life, Not Death

D/C Simon Moussa
Ontario Provincial Police

August 14, 2007

We offer our heartfelt sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of Chief Stanford and we honor his distinguished service to the cause of justice and peace. Sadly, our nation has lost one of its finest citizens, a community has lost a friend and protector, and a family has lost an example of character and courage who they will love and respect forever. Today, because of the sacrifice Chief Stanford has made, the house of freedom is stronger, sturdier, and more secure.

To the family and friends of Chief Stanford, I would like you to know that a lot of people pray for you, and my hope is that their prayers will give you the strength necessary to move on. Just as you were always with him when he walked the beat or patrolled the streets, know that he will always be with you - wherever you may be. In the days to follow, may you be strengthened by the fact that Chief Stanford is a man distinguished by exceptional courage and will always be admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. You, your family and your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Special Agent
FBI New York City

August 14, 2007

Rest in peace Chief. Now you can walk Heaven's beat. Your family, friends, and co-workers with the Cheyenne Police Department, are in my thoughts and prayers.

God Bless

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

August 14, 2007

Deputy Chief Stanford,
I am sorry to learn that we have lost another officer of the law. My prayers are with your family, friends and the Cheyenne PD through this difficult time. Thank you for serving with honor and committment.

Pennsylvania citizen

August 14, 2007

Rest in peace Deputy Cheif Stanford, you and your family are in my prayers.


August 14, 2007

RIP! My prayers are with your family today!

Officer Hensley
Manteca PD

August 14, 2007

Thank you for your years of bravery, dedication and sacrifice. May your family take comfort in knowing that you will NEVER be forgotten and will FOREVER be a hero!

DET SGT, Retired
Fayetteville PD, AR

August 14, 2007


Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office

August 14, 2007

"IT IS NOT HOW HE DIED BUT HOW HE LIVED THAT MAKES HIM A HERO." God Bless your family and friends and may they find some peace. THANK YOU for protecting US. GODSPEED.


August 14, 2007

My deepest sympathy to the family, friends, and co-workers of Chief Stanford. God Bless you for your service to the citizens of Cheyenne and the state of Wyoming. You will not be forgotten our Brother in Blue.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Dept. Charlotte, NC

August 14, 2007

Rest In Peace, Chief Stanford.

Lt T Carr

August 14, 2007

My heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and the Cheyenne Police Department on the loss of your loved one.
May our Heavenly Father grant Deputy Chief Stanford eternal Peace.
God bless you, the bereaved, and comfort you in your grief.
I, too, shall grieve.
Elfriede Hall
Widow of Sheriff Boyd L.Hall, Teton County, Wyoming
(Now of Longview, Texas)

Mrs. Elfriede Hall
Widow of slain Sheriff Boyd L. Hall

August 14, 2007

To The Family of Deputy Chief Stanford:

Please accept our deepest condolences on the loss of a great man... and thank you for offering him as a public servant for 22 long years. Incredible!

May The Lord keep you and hold you tight in the weeks ahead as you mourn over your loss.

Troy & Kim Wentzel
Civilians, Litchfield Park, AZ

August 14, 2007

I am very saddened to hear of the loss of this fine,veteran officer and dedicated family man. My prayers are with him family, colleagues and the community. Rest easy from here brother, we have the watch.

Chief John Millan
Galena AK Police Dept.

August 14, 2007

I was saddened to learn of the death of Chief Stanford. While I did not know him, my family and I regularly visit Cheyenne for "Frontier Days" and have always found the Cheyenne Officers to be friendly and profesional.

I send my personal and professional condolences to his family and to the fine men and women of the Cheyenne Police department.

I would be happy to assist should Chief Stanford's family or any attending Officers need help here in Washington in May of 2008.

Sincerely, Sergeant Nicholas Breul, MPDC

Sergeant Nicholas Breul
Metropolitan Police Washington, D.C.

August 14, 2007

To the family of Deputy Chief Stanford,

I am very sorry for your loss. He is an American Hero. His years of service protecting his community will not be forgotten.

David E. Haney Police Officer II
Glynn County PD, Brunswick,GA.

David E. Haney Police Officer II
Glynn County Police Department, GA.

August 14, 2007

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