Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Darrell "Monty" Carmikle

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Arkansas

End of Watch Sunday, November 16, 2008

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Reflections for Sergeant Darrell "Monty" Carmikle

Gone, but never forgotten, Rest easy now my Brother in Law, your watch on earth is over...

SGT. John L. Gulledge (Ret.)
Escambia County Sheriff's Office Pensacola FL.

November 17, 2008

Thank you for your service rest in peace Hero

Mike Hopkins
nephew of po R.Lendell PPD eow 1/14/83

November 17, 2008

Rest in Peace my Brother, God Bless you, your family and your Dept


November 17, 2008

Rest in Peace Sir...................

Officer Thomas Wiederhold
Fort Worth Texas Police

November 17, 2008

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Sgt. Carmikle. I had three very dear friends go down in a helo a couple of years ago in a marijuana eradication detail. Had it not been for the heroic acts of Sheriff-elect (then Captain) Kelly McLendon two of those men would have perished. The entire law enforcement community mourns the loss of one our brethren even if we never met him. I pray that God will strenghten you through this terrible time and leave you with only the cherished memory of the loved and lost--Sleep on, Brother.

Asst. Chief James Newsome
Cedartown, Ga. P.D.

November 17, 2008

SGT. Carmikle your work on this Earth as we know it is done. You are in God's Hands now brother. May you rest in peace.

SGT. Daryl Brewer
Clarksville Police Dept. Clarksville, Tennessee

November 17, 2008

Sergeant Monty Carmikle,

The circumstances of your death are discouraging. As law officers we go to work knowing that the unexpected can happen, but when it does we cannot help but questioning the fairness of it all. Being a law officer is special because of the danger-factors that reside in all the risks of our duty. We do it anyway. We do it because our call is special in itself. The work hours on the holidays the weekends, and the changes in schedule are all inherent in the job. We do it anyway. Others cite the dangers, the poor schedul and the less-than-adequate pay most of the time. We do it anyway. When tragedy strikes and takes a brother or sister law officer from our midst we cringe because we know that it is part of the risks we don't really wish to take, but...we do it anyway. Our hearts are always heavy when we lose one of our own. Our thoughts and prayers are now with the Carmike family.

To you, sir, I render a final salute.

Cpl. Ralph D. Fiorenza (Ret.)
Pennsylvania State Police

November 17, 2008

May you rest in peace our brother as we take the reigns and continue your watch....May your family find comfort that you are in God's hands and serving in Heaven...

SSG Shuck
Fort Hood K9 Section

November 17, 2008

Our Fathers mansion for law enforcement has received another great and honorable brother into it's ranks. Know brother you are in the company the honorable brothers and sisters who have also given their all in His service to their commmunities adn His children in them. Know too that your family will be cared for by those you have left behind and the families of your new partners in His kingdom. Rest in peace brother.
In christ, tom Bradley, Arizona State Chaplain FOP

Tom Bradley, Retired
Phoenix AZ PD

November 17, 2008

God bless you and your family.


November 17, 2008

Rest in peace Sergeant Carmikle, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Thank you for your service.


November 17, 2008

Rest in peace, your service and sacrafice will not be forgotten!

Patrolman Jeff Tripp
Marion,Ma Police Dept

November 17, 2008

Rest in Peace, Brother. Thank you for your service.

Detective Kevin Kratz
Buena Vista Twp Police Department (Michigan)

November 17, 2008

Sergeant Carmmikle, Thank you for your service. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

Chief Ranger John Hughes
National Park Service-New Orleans, LA

November 17, 2008

To the family and friends of Sgt. Monty Carmikle and the members of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you have suffered when Sgt. Carmikle was tragically killed.

To his family, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in the Bay Area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the service Monty gave to his community and the citizens of Arkansas, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on November 16, 2008.

Phyllis Loya, mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD (CA), eow 4/24/05

Phyllis Loya
mother of Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

November 17, 2008

Sergeant Carmikle,

Rest in peace brother.

Detective Dave Howell
Plano,Texas Police Dept-Auto Theft

November 17, 2008

My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers at this very difficult time. Thank you for your dedication and sacrifice. Rest in peace knowing that it will never be forgotten.

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

November 17, 2008

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.
Canon City, CO

Marilyn Robinson
KLWF internet radio

November 17, 2008

My family would like to send our condolences to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of Sergeant Monty Carmikle~ you're in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time. May God give you the strength to carry on and help heal your hearts. May you find comfort and support with those around you.
God bless you & rest in peace, Sgt Carmikle!

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of a fallen MI P.O. eow 2004

November 17, 2008



November 17, 2008

Sergeant Carmikle thank you for your willingness to serve your fellowman and help protect our natural resources. God bless you and your loved ones. Rest in peace.

State Constable J.L. Green
S.C. State Constables

November 17, 2008

The Florida Police Chiefs Association would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Sergeant Monty Carmikle, and the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of great sadness. Please take comfort in knowing that your extended law enforcement family grieves with you. Sergeant Carmikle, we thank you for your service. You will not be forgotten.

Members and Staff
Florida Police Chiefs Association

November 17, 2008

On behalf of the 5,229 members of the American Association of State Troopers (AAST), we extend our sincere condolences to Sergeant Carmikle’s family as well as the members of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. AAST members throughout the United States know first hand what all of you are going through right now. We will continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Ken Howes, Executive Director
American Association of State Troopers

November 17, 2008

Rest, brother.

Cpl Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

November 17, 2008

God Speed, Brother.

Union PD, NJ

November 17, 2008

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