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

I spoke with Eric at the Davis-Monthan Commissary last year just before I departed for my new assignment in Europe. Eric was telling me about his police training, and how much he enjoyed his new profession. I was empressed with his excitement about his second career--another way to serve. He made us proud.

Our thoughts and prayers are offered for his wonderful family in this time of loss.

CMSgt Samuel Hagadorn
First Sgt, USAF, Aviano, Italy

June 3, 2008

RIP sir


ASU PD

June 3, 2008

YOU WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN.

OFC PEDERSEN
TUCSON POLICE

June 2, 2008

My condolences to the Hite family, and the officers of the Tucson Police Department. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most trying and difficult of times. Rest in peace, brother. We'll take the beat from here.

Ofc. Matt O'Halloran
Avondale (AZ) Police Dept.

June 2, 2008

You will be missed Brother!

Officer
Phoenix PD

June 2, 2008

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

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