Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Brian Scott Etheridge

Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Monday, September 28, 2009

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Brian Scott Etheridge

Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 28, 2020

Deputy Sheriff Etheridge,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Sedgewick County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy


United States Border Patrol

September 28, 2019

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Etheridge.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 14, 2019

God bless you brother.
Nahum 1:7 KJV


September 10, 2017

I know you were a amazing man and father and a amazing SCSO Deputy who cared for everyone i still cant believe its been 7 years since you left this earth but everyone in the county still thinks about you including SCFD and SCEMS.

John Hooper Jr

September 28, 2016

Still a tear and still missing you on the other side of the radio.


March 24, 2015

Brian you are missed and we will see you soon in Heaven.

Sgt R Cook
Sedgwick County Sheriff

September 2, 2014

Rest in Peace, Deputy Etheridge. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 4, 2014

Larry and family. I never met your son but I have always shared your loss knowing you and also being a former Sedgwick Co. Officer myself. I see names of officers on here that I knew very well. Years have passed but memories are still there. I have always said " it takes a special person to be a cop" you don't do it to get rich, but to help people. I am sure Brian was that kind of special man. May God bless all of the family and friends that share the loss of Brian.

Gary Weaver
Friend of Dad and Former Sedg. Co. Det.

January 29, 2014

I missed this when it happened. I served with Sedgwick County for several years and have no words, but rest in peace brother. We never met, but someday will. Till then we have the watch.

Semper Fi
Steven Ruttenberg

Former Reserve Deputy
Sedgwick County SO

August 26, 2013

You are forever in our thoughts

Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office

September 28, 2012

Thank you for your bravery and dedication to others. You are a true hero and heroes never die. Those that love you dearly will always have those special thoughts of you and will strive to keep your memory alive. Continue to keep watch over all of your loved ones and protect them.

Bob Gordon
Father of Fallen Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

September 28, 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

July 14, 2012

Deputy Etheridge,

Though we never met my good man--it is clear you were a model man to many as evidenced by what has been stated on this forum. You went to work, you stood your post, and you fell while protecting this community. Your life was wrenched from you, you did not seek the finality of that day--rather it found you. Just as those who fell before you, and those still serving know-- every day they don the shield and lace up the footweat--that same fate is but a knife stroke or club or bullet away from befalling them. That is courage deputy. That is selfless love. You stood, and you fell-- for those of us still so privileged to live this daily experience in humble admiration of men like you. We salute you, and the others in the long line of service to community and family across this nation. Rest well in the mansions prepared for you.

d reid

June 11, 2012

I never knew Deputy Etheridge, but you were well liked and respected, I think of you and the other Sedgwick County Deputies that have paid the ultimate sacrifice for protecting the citizens of Sedgwick County when I see another officer has gone down doing what they love. Rest In Peace brother for you are missed by so many.

Deputy Kenneth J. Dziewulski
Terrell County Sheriff Department, Texas

February 8, 2012

There have been alot of officer involved shootings across the country this year. Too Many, to be exact. Can't help but think about you everytime I hear about another one. Missing you down here man. Rest in Peace Brother.

Deputy Travis Elder
Butler County Sheriff's Office

December 12, 2011



November 26, 2011

Today, in my sociology class, we were talking about fallen deputies-Etheridge came to my mind! In my small group later I explained that day when I heard the news, everybody was either crying or looking at me with a face of sympathy! I was a Sheriff Cadet at the time and had rode with Etheridge a few times. Each time I learned something new, or got clearification over something! He was a great Mentor!

Etheridge ever since you passed, everyday I think of the ultimate sacrifice you made, and how you went to work everyday fighting evil of the world, promoted peace, and lead a life that somebody like me could follow! You have made me want to become a law enforcement officer that much more! Thank you!

Mentee/Cadet Hood
SGSO Cadet Explorer Post

October 17, 2011

Two years have gone by and we think of you everyday. You would be proud of your girls, and Natalie will grow to be so proud of you. We have alot of talks about her Daddy Brian. thank you for bringing her into our lives. Rest in peace Brian.


September 27, 2011

I only met you once and I really cant say I rember it was at a wedding one of ur wifes friends wedding who is family to me. My Best Friend is also a WPD officer and I just want to say I pray for all of you officers who put your lives in danger everyday. Your our Heros!! Thinking of you and your family at this time of year! God Bless you and your family

Friend of friend
friend of a friend

September 26, 2011

Dear Brian,
In one week it will be 2yrs since the day you took your place in Heaven. You stood tall and protected our families from the evils of this world, now you are standing next to God, protecting Heavens Gates from the same. Know that we still pray for your family each and every day. We miss you, your smile and the good feelings we all had when you were around. One day we will meet again and we all know that when that day comes, you will be there for us. To greet us with that smile of yours and to let us know, (as you always have), that everything will be alright.

Thank you for all that you have done for us young man and thank you for watching over us and keeping us safe.

God Bless

a fellow deputy
sedgwick county

September 21, 2011

My thanks to you. "For what?" you say, because you keep me safe today. Appreciation of your work is often taken for granted. But your spirit and dedication is firmly planted. It grows and blossoms for those who see, your compassion stands eternally. Thank you... THANK YOU


July 28, 2011

Still in our hearts and prayers - you and your sacrifice are NEVER forgotten, Deputy Etheridge.

TSgt J Perusich

July 13, 2011

Deputy Etheridge, your memory and legacy will never be forgotten. Rest easy, rest peacefully, and go with God! Thanks for your strength and sacrifice in the time of trial! God speed Deputy Etheridge.

Butler County Sheriff's Office

June 29, 2011

I love you so much Brian there isnt a split second of a min that goes by that I dont think about you! You will always be missed and never forgotten! Cant wait to be with you again someday!!!!!!!!!! I love you bubba!!

Ashley Etheridge

June 27, 2011

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