Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Erik David Hite

Tucson Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Monday, June 2, 2008

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Reflections for Police Officer Erik David Hite

Officer Hite, May you rest in peace and may God stand by your family left behind. I lived in Tucson for decades and hold TPD in high regards.

Former State Trooper Ken R. Bays
Virginia State Police

June 2, 2008

It is with a heavy heart that I thank Officer Hite for his ultimate sacrifice. Thank you for your servanthood to God, country, and the people of this community. Through the bad of this tragedy, may it serve good to inspire those touched by your loss to be better people and live each day as if it were the last. You will never be forgotten. My prayers are with your family. God bless you and carry you through this

Ofc. Lopex
South Tucson Police Department

June 2, 2008

May you rest in peace and know that you will never be forgotten. My condolences to your family and loved ones.

Deputy J. Huff
Pima County Sheriff's Department

June 2, 2008

Thank you Sir! You served your Nation Twice. I will carry on from here and see you on the other side. God Speed!

Trooper Caleb Williams
Texas Department of Public Safety

June 2, 2008

May you rest in peace and know that you will never be forgotten. My condolences to your family and loved ones.

Deputy J. Huff
Pima County Sheriff's Department

June 2, 2008

Sir,
May you rest in peace and have god watch over your famimy. We have the watch brother and 10-7 god day sir.

FTO JOhn Kerr-Mellott
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

June 2, 2008

The city of Tuscon and the state of Arizona are safer today because of your service and sacrifice. God speed, Brother. Your watch is now covered.

Officer B. Evans #2447
Arlington, TX. PD

June 2, 2008

I'm saddened to hear of your murder. Godspeed Brother, thank you for all of the sacfrices you have made. My thoughts are with your loved ones, friends and fellow Tuscon Police Officers.

Deputy
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

June 2, 2008

Erik, Rest in peace my brother.

MSgt Steve Flatt
USAF First Sergeant -(Now @ Misawa AB Japan)

June 2, 2008

“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 2, 2008

God speed Brother... we commend and honor your sacrafice!!!

#101
EPPD MN

June 2, 2008

Hey brother. This is such a tradegy. I put my heart and prayers out to your family and friends. AZ and the entire nation lost a hero today. I have never met you but you will be in my thoughts when im on duty. Please look out for all of us as well. Remember we didnt git drafted to do this job, We chose to do it. Love you brother...
A. Hoffman #57

Officer Alan Hoffman
Coolidge Police Dept

June 2, 2008

Officer Hite;

All of us behind the badge are deeply saddened by your tragic passing. Thank you so much for serving in the military to give us all the freedom's we so deeply cherish. Also thank you so much for fighting the "WAR" on the streets of Tucson. You are a SUPER HERO, please know that all of your brothers and sisters have it from here brother.

Officer Hite 10-7, Rest in Peace Brother You will be greatly and deeply missed.

To the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Hite, Please know that people you know and people you don't know have you in their thoughts and prayers. Please never Forget Officer Hite.

#185
Casa Grande PD

185
CGPD

June 2, 2008

Your sacrifice and service to your city and nation will NEVER be forgoten brother. Rest in peace and may God bless you always.

All Members
Bisbee Police Dept.

June 2, 2008

Rest In Peace, Officer Hite.

Lt T Carr
NYPD

June 2, 2008

Thank you sir for your service to your community and your country. You are a hero and will not be forgotten by the thin blue line. Rest in peace sir.

ofc. Charles Robson (ret)
ORMOND BEACH POLICE DEPT.

June 2, 2008

For Officer Hite's family and friends we're so sorry for your loss.

June 2, 2008

Rest in Peace Officer Hite. You did not die in vain.

Police Officer Nelson Marti
New York State Park Police/Long Island Region

June 2, 2008

PROTECT IN PEACE OUR BROTHER, MY PRAYERS GO OUT TO YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS AND AGENCY

DEPUTY SHERIFF RECRUIT ROSS P55
ACADEMY MOHAVE COUNTY S.O.

June 2, 2008

Indeed there is no greater disruption to the concept of law and order than the murder of a police officer and certainly no event that more galvanizes law enforcement.

You'll be missed Erik.

Co-worker
Tucson Police Officer

June 2, 2008

On behalf of the Rangers at Saguaro National Park, we offer our deepest sympathy and condolences to Officer Hite’s family, friends and co-workers. And to Officer Hite, thank you Sir for your service, not only with the Tucson Police Department, but also while serving in the U.S. Air Force. You are the best of the best, and your Community and your Country are grateful! You will forever be in our thought and prayers. Never forget…

Chief Ranger Bob Love
Saguaro National Park

June 2, 2008

Once again the black hand of death reaches out and pulls another one of our brothers in Law Enforcement away. It is so sad to hear of the loss of a Brother-in-Law. Those of of at the Police Dept. in Montgomery Al. are tearful to hear of the loss of antoher true American Hero. To those fellow Officers left to carry on I say to you keep your heads up and continue to make Officer Hike proud to have served with you. Your continuing fight against those who commit senceless acts such as this agaist those who you swear to protect does not go unnoticed. God Bless all of you in your day to day duties and be safe.

Sgt. B.F. Harrison
Montgomery (AL) Police Dept.

June 2, 2008

Bleesed are the Peacekeepers: Matthew 5:9

My condolences to your fellow officers and your family.

Sgt. Andrew Cowan
RCMP

June 2, 2008

Officer Hite,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your community, but also for our Country when you served in the USAF. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy. I am a Border Patrol Agent who recently completed a 90 day assignment in Tucson and have nothing but the highest respect for the TPD and PCSO after seeing some of the neighborhoods that they have patrol.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

Anonymous

June 2, 2008

I walked in to the Tucson Police Department head quarters today and I saw your picture. My father works as a detective there and told me the horrible news. It did not hit me until I saw your picture on the stand in the lobby. I stare at those plaques on the wall evertime I go and see my father and I pray everyday that my dad comes home safe from work (even though I'm 27 now). I sit here and cry for someone I do not know because you have done so much for our country and community. God bless you sir and thank you for your time on earth. You will be missed (sometimes by people who never had the chance to meet you). From my family "We love you and thank you for your service" you will be missed.

Leif Olson

Leif Olson
Citizen

June 2, 2008

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