Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Tina Gail DeLong-Griswold

Lakewood Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Sunday, November 29, 2009

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Reflections for Police Officer Tina Gail DeLong-Griswold

Brutally cut down by coward and without a chance. Rest in Peace my friend. I will pray for you and your family

PC Craig Willcox
Metropolitan Police, London

November 30, 2009

You woke up thinking today just might be a normal day, but when it was all over, you departed as a hero, someone who will never be forgotten. Thank you for your service and protecting the community.

Special Agent
US Secret Service

November 30, 2009

Now is your time to rest.Watch over us all.God speed.

Deputy R.L. Matthews
Father of Deputy C. Brian Matthews EOW 9-30-05

November 30, 2009

RIP Officer, the brutal attack upon you and your partners will not go forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, co-workers and all within the Lakewood Community for losing four heroes.

SGT Sean Ronan
Chicago P.D.

November 30, 2009

Our thoughts and prayers are with the families, fellow officers, and friends of Officer Owen. May God's presence and Grace be in your lives.

Chaplain Ted Darling
Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Ozark, AR

November 30, 2009

On behlf of all Missouri officer, dispatchers and the like, we extend our sincere sympathy to the families, friends and co-workers of Officer Griswold. Rest in Peace our fallen hero.

Scott Barthelmass, Founder/Team Manager
Missouri Law Enforcement Funeral Assistance Team

November 30, 2009

Rest in peace Officer Griswold!
You will not be forgotten!
FACEBOOK salutes you!

Willie Bell Hopewell VA
Friend Of All Law Enforcement Officers!

November 30, 2009

Final Inspection
The Policeman stood and faced his God, Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining as brightly as his brass.

"Step forward now, officer. How shall I deal with You?
Have you always turned the other cheek? To my Church have you been true?"

The officer squared his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't.
Cause those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.

But I never took a penny that wasn't mine to keep,
Though I worked a lot of overtime when the bills just got too steep.

And I never passed a cry for help, though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me, I wept unmanly tears.

I know I don't deserve a place among the people here.
They never wanted me around except to calm their fear.

If you've a place for me here, Lord, it needn't be so grand.
I've never expected or had too much. But if you don't, I'll understand."

There was silence all around the throne where the saints had often trod.
As the officer waited quietly for the answer of his God.

"Step forward now, Officer, you've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's Streets. You've done your time in Hell."

-Peter Hornbach

RIP We have the watch

Just a Cop

November 30, 2009

Thank you for service. Some things in life simply do not make sense, and this tragic event is one of them. You are a hero in the eyes of your fellow brothers and sisters in blue. May you rest in peace ma'am. Keep watch over those of us that still hold the thin blue line. God bless your family and friends as well.

Sgt Bill Bertke
Campbell County Police, KY

November 30, 2009

I was wounded in action 18Nov2004 in Fallujah, IRAQ and disabled from blast and shrapnel damage. Now I had to rely on others like Officer Griswold to watch my back. Thank you for holding the "Thin Blue Line" for of us no longer able to.

SSG G
USArmy Ret (NHPD) res

November 30, 2009

Rest in peace, sister. May God be with the family of Officer Griswold during this time of mourning. We've got the watch from here.

BL Mitchell, Patrol
FCPD, VA

November 30, 2009

To a fellow officer, a team member, a community leader, a wife and mother, I sit sick to my stomach to hear of these senseless murders. Four people just sitting. Four people preparing for their shift. Four people needlessly killed for no other reason that they wore "blue".
May God take care of your soul, your fellow slain officers and also of those left behind.
My tears appear endless.
Farewell four hero's.
My most sincere condolences to all.
May the Almighty provide strenght to those charged with this horrible investigation - and may justice be swift and firm.
God bless you all.

Senior Constable
South Australia Police

November 30, 2009

When I heard the news this morning about this incident I was extremely saddened. I used to work as a police officer in Washington State near hear and I could picture where this occurred.

When they released the names I was shocked and wept. I now realized an officer I worked with and liked at Lacey PD was one of those slain. Even though I didn't work with you that long it wasn't hard to see what a good, dedicated officer you were. You will be missed.

My condolences to the Griswold family and the Lakewood PD.

OFC Scott Snyder
Grand Rapids Police Dept, MI

November 30, 2009

Words cannot describe the anger I feel for the four of you who were ambushed and killed by a coward. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Rest in peace.

Officer S.F. Barsch
Montgomery County Police, Maryland

November 30, 2009

My heart and prayers are with Officer Griswold's husband, children, family, friends and coworkers. God has called another special angel home to help patrol the street above. Rest in peace Officer Griswold.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02

Anonymous

November 30, 2009

WHAT A BEAUTIFUL PART OF THE WORLD FOR SUCH A TRAGETY RIP

RICHARD DELANEY - IRELAND

Anonymous

November 30, 2009

We would like to send our warmest regards and deepest condolences to the family, friends and department of Officer Tina Griswold. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult and sad time. Rest in Peace, Officer Griswold and thank you for your service.

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc.
Members and Staff

November 30, 2009

R.I.P.

I am sad about the 4 slain police officer and I watch the internet newscast every hour. I hope the suspect is arrest in a short time.

A. Schoenhofen, C.F.R.A. USA/Germany
Bail Enforcement/Fugitive Recovery

November 30, 2009

When a police officer is killed, the pain is felt by every officer of the global brotherhood of cops. I am no exeption. We wíll take that watch and we wíll keep on serving and protecting. The glory of the brothers and sisters shall not be blotted out.

Brigadier Eric Jansen
Rotterdam City Police Netherlands

November 30, 2009

rest in peace may god keep you and give your family peace.

Srt. R.K. Owens
south carolina highway patrol

November 30, 2009

The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.

"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"

The policeman squared his shoulders and said,
"No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges
can't always be a saint.

I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.

But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.

And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.

I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.

If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.

There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.

"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."

Sgt Oleson
FLPD

November 30, 2009

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Griswold. Another Hero taken too soon. May God comfort you and your Family.
You will never be forgotten. God Speed and God Bless. Rest in Peace Ma'am.


May the children of Officer Griswold , know that their Mommy is a HERO who we will not forget and will forever be in her debt for all she has done for us. Officer Griswold. Thank You Ma'am for your service and protection to us all, may you rest in Peace. God bless you and your family.

VIPS Jeff Claybern 750
Alexandria Kentucky Police Department

November 30, 2009

May angels lead you in...

God bless you.

Miranda

November 30, 2009

In Washington State there are 9 Children who lost a Mother/Father, 3 Spouses that lost their Husband/Wife, and A nation that lost 4 Heroes RIP May God bless You and Your Family as well as the Thin Blue Line

Anonymous

November 30, 2009

Rest in peace ma`am, you served well. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

J Clendening #407
Glades County Sheriff's Office, FL

November 30, 2009

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