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

May these officers Rest In Peace. Hopefully all will know of the sacrifices they made, but more importantly the honor, valor, and dedication that they lived everyday.

Ofc. M. Gregory
Coppell PD

April 6, 2009

Officer Kelly,

The sacrifice you made for your fellow officers will never be forgotten. My condolences to your immediate family and the Pittsburg Police Department for the tragic loss of three officers. We will never forget. May angels lead you in brother.

Senior Officer J Anthony Sandoval
Kingsville Police Department

April 6, 2009

Ofc. Kelly in your death and more importantly your life you displayed what it truly means to be a police officer. More than a job it's a brotherhood. Your shift was over for the day you were off the clock and on the way home to loved ones when your heard two fellow officers in distress. When others would have continued home and let the guys on duty worry about it you took action. You sir exemplified everything that is right in our line of work, I pray you continue to watch over your brothers in death as you did so willingly in life. To the family of officer Kelly know that he is a true hero and will never be forgotten by his brothers and sisters in blue. He and all of his loved ones will be in my prayers.

A fellow officer
SPPD

PR# 43590
St. Petersburg, FL Police Department

April 6, 2009

Rest Dear Heart, Be at peace. Go in safety always. Many hugs and much love to you and all of yours.. Shift is over... meems

Dep. Disp. Paula Rice (ret)
BCSO Ohio

April 6, 2009

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

OFFICER BOB SWOPE #5609
OLMSTED FALLS POLICE DEPT.OHIO

April 6, 2009

R.I.P. my brother you will not be forgotten, you are a true hero.

You, your family, friends and brother's will be in my prayers.

FRED SCHOENENBERGER,CONSTABLE
PA STATE CONSTABLE'S OFC, NORTHAMPTON CO.

April 6, 2009

We pray for the safety of each of the officers in the Pgh PD as you suffer through these losses. God bless.

John & Karyn White
former Pgh PD and ADA

April 6, 2009

May God Bless you and your fellow officers whose lives were cut short on that Saturday morning. My thoughts and prayers are with your wife and daughters. May God Bless them throughout these days to come. I hope they remember the good times that they shared and prayers will get them through this! Rest in peace!!!

Anonymous

April 6, 2009

You truely are a hero!! Please look over us and my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Sergeant Kevin Ayd
Maryland Transportation Authority Police

April 6, 2009

Officer Kelly,
You are a true hero...you put your life on the line for your fellow officers when you heard their call for help. Rest in peace and we will honor your memory by continuing to do the job you did so well.

Anonymous

April 6, 2009

Rest in peace,what hero you are,god your family.

officer A.Dumas
Bishop State Police/Mobile Al.

April 6, 2009

I had the honor to know and serve with Eric in Zone 5. He was a true gentleman that loved his family and the community he served. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

"It is not how these officers died that made them heros...it is how they lived."

Ofc. Bill Oslick
Collier Twp. PD - former Pittsburgh PD

April 6, 2009

You will be missed. We appreciate your hard work. We will work harder so your efforts will not be in vain.

Sincerely,

Agent Carter

Parole and Probation Agent Carter
Department of Public Safety

April 6, 2009

All of them stand up
Still a few of them stand out
They got a place on a wall
Never got that gold watch

Their pictures in a frame
Below a date and a name
And written up above
In memory of

In memory of
Who wouldn’t bend or break
In memory of
The lives they bravely gave

Yes, in time we’ll pass down
That shield so proudly worn
To another one in blue
In memory of

All of the Brotherhood
Who have ever heard the sound
Won’t ever forget the call
Of another officer down


There’s a space up on that wall
That’s already reserved
For the next hero that falls
In memory of

In memory of
Who wouldn’t bend or break
In memory of
The Lives they bravely gave

Yes, in time we’ll pass down
The shield so proudly worn
To another one in blue
In memory of….YOU…

Yes, in time we’ll pass down
The shield so proudly worn
To another one in blue
In memory of
In memory of
In memory of you

Anonymous

April 6, 2009

Officer Kelly, the old saying, Police Officers are put here because Firemen need hero's too. Well sir, you were put here because we cops need hero's as well. You are a true hero and your selfless act to protect your fellow brothers will never be forgotten, I would have been honored to have been backed up by you. I never met you but I will never forget you.

Officer Tom Sokolis
Upper Moreland Twp, PA

April 6, 2009

Rest In Peace Brother. Responding to assist your fallen brothers while off-duty makes a you a true Hero. I know, by your actions, your department and Family are prod of you. My condolences to your Family and the Pittsburgh PD.

PO Fred Nordt
Lake Success PD, Long Island, NY

April 6, 2009

I had the honor of knowing Eric. The world lost an honest hard working family man. May the Lord watch over you in your time of need.

Cpl Thomas Rutowski
Mt Lebanon Police Dpepartment

April 6, 2009

My heart is heavy thinking of your family, friends and commrades.
Pittsburgh is mourning.
May God comfort us all.........

Roberta Schick
Pittsburgh Pa

April 6, 2009

R.I.P. Eric and thank you and your family for your service!! God Bless and you are a true hero!!!

annonymous

April 6, 2009

It has never been about the money.

Rest in peace my brother.

Lt.
ISP

April 6, 2009

You will never be forgotten........
Thank you for your selfless service
Thank you to all in blue that protect us...........
May God comfort the grieving.

Anonymous

April 6, 2009

God bless you for the time you have spent with us. You made an impact on all the lives you touched.

May God Bless your soul and may you dance with the Angels above.

Sergeant
Univ of Pittsburgh

April 6, 2009

Though I never knew him, he was part of my Law Enforcement family and I will mourn this deep loss the rest of my life. My heart aches with all the losses we have suffered, and continue to suffer, through the years. God is our only peace through such incidents & our comfort is the assurance that He will judge the guilty.

Another senseless tragedy
Another day of grief,
Another day of praying
To help us find relief.

Relief from bitter anguish
Relief from rage so great,
Relief from lenient justice
Which continues to seal our fate.

Relief from heartache’s torment
As we continue on,
Oh, the awesome loss of brotherhood
Now that you are gone.

Though our hearts are deeply broken
And our tears forever flow,
There’s a comforting assurance
That now with God you go.

We know that you are welcome
Now at Heaven’s gate,
While meeting brothers & sisters
Who also met such fate.

The family of Law Enforcement
Knows no distance here or there,
As we recall in comfort
You await us there.

Vicki Hare, Telecommunicator
Salisbury NC PD

Vicki Hare, Telecommunicator
Salisbury NC PD

April 6, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Thank you for your bravery, courage and commitment to the badge – your hard work and valiant efforts will never be forgotten. May you rest in peace…

A Relative of Officer Robert Stanze
EOW: August 8, 2000

April 6, 2009

On behalf of the New York State Police, our prayers are with you, your family and all the police officers of the Pittsburgh Police Department. May you Rest in Peace my brother.

Trooper
New York State Police

April 6, 2009

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