Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Eric Guy Kelly

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, April 4, 2009

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Reflections for Police Officer Eric Guy Kelly

Dedication and courage beyond the call. An inspiration to all fellow officers. My condolences to his wife and children, all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Sgt Quentin Petrik
Chippewa Twp. Police Dept, Beaver Falls, PA

April 8, 2009

God bless you brother, the true meaning of 24/7. But that is the rarity of our profession. We would crawl over broken glass to help an officer down, on or off duty.

To the Kelly family, having been in a similar situation, there is no greater comfort then when that first officer arrives on scene. Your husband, dad and son lived the life of a hero and truly made a difference.

Brothers and sisters of Pittsburgh Police, our hearts are heavy. We mourn with you during this senseless loss and will always remain by your sides. God bless you and stay in the fight.

'For those who pledge to uphold it, Freedom requires a Sacrafice the protected will NEVER know.'

Eric H. Brill #68
Whitehall (OH) Division of Police

April 8, 2009

You are a true hero in my eyes ♥

Anonymous

April 8, 2009

To the family of Officer Eric Kelly,
Eric was a true hero to the law enforcement family. After going off duty and on his way home, her heard a call for Officers needing assistance, and he responded to the shooting scene.
The law enforcement family will deeply miss you, God bless you and your family. I would have been proud to be your partner on duty!

Det. Sgt. Albert J. Herrington (Ret.)
Hamilton P.D. Hamilton, N.J.

April 8, 2009

Eric, when I heard the news my heart dropped and my eyes filled with tears.

I thank you for all that you have done because there is no greater love than to lay down your life for another. Your dedication to your fellow Officers is unsurpassed

Your family is in my prayers. Rest easy my Brother, your watch is over...you will never be forgotten.

Officer
PSP/BLCE

April 8, 2009

"For he today that sheds his blood with me, shall be my brother tomorrow" Officer Kelly, sir, You have been called to patrol the golden streets of heaven. One day I will get dispatched to eternity and shall patrol with you. My brother in blue, peace officers like yourself is the reason I will continue todo this job untill I can no longer. Your death will not be in vain, your actions make better peace officers

Salute

Anonymous

April 8, 2009

May God bless you Sir. Thank you for doing what you do, your ultimate sacrifice in the attempt to make this world a better place. I am sure your family, your friends, and your agency feels a great loss without you. I imagine they are all better people having met and known you Sir.

Please Rest with the Angels.

Deputy Sheriff
Salt Lake County Sheriff
Salt Lake City Utah

Deputy Sheriff
Salt Lake County Sheriff

April 8, 2009

Rest in Peace, Brother. You will be missed.

F. Officer Winslow
Federal Police

April 8, 2009

• A PART OF AMERICA DIED.... Somebody killed a policeman today .... And a part of America died…. A piece of our country he swore to protect .... Will be buried with him at his side.... The beat that he walked was a battlefield too,.... Just as if he had gone off to war, .... Though the flag of our nation won't fly at half-mast .... To his name they will add a gold star.... The suspect that shot him will stand up in court .... With counsel demanding his rights,.... While a young widowed mother must work for her kids .... And spend many long, lonely nights... .. Yes, somebody killed a policeman today…. Maybe in your town or mine,.... While we slept in comfort behind our locked doors.... A cop put his life on the line.... Now his ghost walks the beat on a dark city street, .... And he stands at each new rookie's side; .... He answered the call… of himself gave his all,.... And a part of America died.

R I P Officer Kelly.

Randy Keenan / Sgt. Retired
Alameda, CA PD

April 8, 2009

God Bless all three of these brave Officer's. Your actions that were taken go far beyond the call of duty and we will always remember the display of courage on that day.
My prayers will be with you and your families.

Officer Thomas Duffy III
Blawnox Police

April 8, 2009

May God Bless your family through these tough times. Your dedication to your fellow officers is an inspiration to all of us. Rest in Peace Brother.

Ptlm. Kris Sabin
Collier Township PD

April 8, 2009

Rest in peace Brother Eric, you are a true Hero and will never be forgotten for your service and courage.


Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham
Sand Springs OKLA PD

April 8, 2009

To the families, friends and “brothers and sisters with the Pittsburgh Police Department may God grant you the strength and courage, during this very difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in Peace!

Jon Habursky Deputy Sheriff
Erie County Sheriffs' Office

April 8, 2009

God Bless, Rest in Peace. You will not be forgotten

Chief George Yaccich
Rochester Township Police, PA

April 8, 2009

Rest in Peace brother Kelly. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this time.

Senior Deputy Ron Nordell
Pennington County Sheriff's Office, South Dakota

April 8, 2009

Rest in Peace......true heros...thoughts and prayers with all the family and friends involved.

Patrolman Chad Mertz
Allentown Police Department

April 8, 2009

i am very sorry for u lost i have been threw is 2007 from fallen officer sister

Anonymous

April 8, 2009

Rest in peace Brother. Know that we will continue to fight for what is good and will remember you always. May God Bless your family.

Cpl. Shawn M. Williams
Pennsylvania State Police

April 8, 2009

I AM A WARRIOR
by Jon F. Hooper

I fight not for glory or fame,
For they are momentary.
I fight for those who can't.
I fight for Justice.
I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden.
And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets,
For I serve to protect the innocent.
It matters not where or when,
For evil knows no boundaries.
Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny,
I will not flee.
Justice is my weapon.
Faith is my shield.
Hope is my armor.
Cry not at my passing,
For it was my Honor to fight for you.
Shed not tears of sorrow,
But tears of joy,
For now,
I stand with God.

Rest in Peace my Brother. May God bless you, your family, friends and all the members of the Pittsburgh Police Dept.

Ptl. Mark Marchesi #2528
Parkside Police Dept. (Delaware Co. PA)

April 8, 2009

My heart goes out to the family of Officer Kelly and the Pittsburgh Police Department. Officer Kelly's last actions remind us why we all do this job. Officer Kelly, rest easy as we'll continue the good fight.

Officer Douglas Dreher #48363
Tucson Police Department

April 8, 2009

My prayers go out to each of the families and co-workers of these fine officers. Pittsburgh is truly blessed to have officers of this quality. Thank each of you for your service. Rest in peace.

Police Officer
Chandler PD

April 7, 2009

Ofc. Kelly, Thank you for your service. May GOD look over your family and department. Our prayers are with them.

Trooper Forsyth
Louisiana State Police

April 7, 2009

God bless you and your colleagues! The Agent/Pilots of FBI Detroit Salute your service.

Rest In Peace.

SA DE-14604
FBI Detroit

April 7, 2009

R.I.P. Officer Eric Kelly...you are gone but never forgotten. My deepest sympathy and prayers go out to your family, freinds and co-workers.

N. Sanders
Point Park University (CRMJ student)

April 7, 2009

My sincerest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Officer Kelly.

Dan Losteiner
Cleveland Fire Department

April 7, 2009

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