Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Gary Frederick Labenz

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, Arizona

End of Watch Monday, October 10, 2005

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Gary Frederick Labenz

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is always remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 10, 2020

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Labenz.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 25, 2019

I am gary's former neighbor in Detroit. I was inquiring about him, and found this out. Sadly, my brother was also killed in the line duty DPW

Teri Bossuyt Gribbin Sorry for loss

Former neighbor

March 24, 2018

Rarely a day goes by that I don't think of you, or someone doesn't say a kind word about you. I miss you brother.

Deputy Sheriff Sean Crosby
Maricopa County S.O.

October 9, 2015

Hard to believe it has been 9 years my friend.


October 10, 2014

Worked with you when I was with the Sheriff Posse. RIP

Mike Martin
MCSO Posse

December 30, 2012

I still think about you often Brother. You will never be forgotten.

Maricopa County S.O.

October 6, 2012

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

August 19, 2012

Deputy Labenz. I never met you, but I have worked with your son Dustin for a few years and consider him a good friend. Go easy brother.

MCSO Deputy

May 27, 2010

To Deputy Labenz and and his loved ones:

On this the fourth anniversary of your tragic death, please know that your memory is honored and revered today. Rest in Peace, Gary. I am praying for solace for your family today and each day of their journey as survivors.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the distinquished service Gary gave to his community and the citizens of Arizona and Louisiana, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on October 10, 2005.

Phyllis Loya


October 10, 2009

To Deputy Gary F. Labenz, his family and his fellow officers with the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office:

Our heartfelt thoughts are with you on the anniversary of Deputy Labenz’s tragic death and we honor him for his valor and sacrifice to the community. Rest in Peace, Deputy Labenz and thank you for your service.

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc
Members and Staff

October 10, 2009

Deputy Sheriff Labenz,
It has taken over three years, but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



March 22, 2009

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