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

Time and time again we see good people pay the ultimate price for doing what is right in our society. This year has not been a good one for Law Enforcement. First Oakland PD lost 4, now Lakewood, WA. I truly believe that there is good and evil in our society. These Officers knew the kind of work they were getting into and paid with their lives. If this dirtbag would kill 4 uniformed Police Officers, what would he have done to a regular citizen? To say that you four died as heros is not enough. That term some how does not have that kind of deep meaning that I am looking for. You paid the ultimate price with your lives. Your family, friends and fellow Officers will now have to live their lives without you. We must always remember that those names that are on this site died for a purpose. To protect the inocent, to be a productive member of our society and to ensure that future generations have it better than we do now. I only wish that you did not have to die this way...we all have a right to live our lives to the fullest. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, co-workers and the citizens that you protected. Thank you for your service and you will not be forgotten!

Michael Bondi
Former LAPD

November 29, 2009

RIP and may God bless your family and friends.

#5813
U.S. Marshals

November 29, 2009

Rest in Peace and may God Bless and look after your family

Sgt Stamm
NYPD SCU Alumni

November 29, 2009

Tina, may you rest in peace & may God bless your family.

2nd Lt.Hoover
FCPD

November 29, 2009

Words can in no way even come close to describing this tragedy or the feelings going through your family, friends, co-workers, and entire community. I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for your service not only to the people of Lakewood but to the entire United States. You and your fellow officers will be missed.

Sergeant B. Wolgast
Florida Department of Corrections

November 29, 2009

Rest In Peace.

#2959
U.S. Marshals

November 29, 2009

May God bless and be with the Griswold family at this time. Your are part of a family, one who will always be loved and taken care of. You are not alone. Thank you Officer Griswold may you walk the streets of heaven with your boots shinning bright.

jessica
daughter of a fallen officer

November 29, 2009

Rest in Peace Sister....We will miss you always.

Anonymous

November 29, 2009

I am in such shock and disbelief from what occurred that I am at a loss for words. When I heard all the sirens and witnessed several dozen police cars from multiple departments racing down my street I knew it was bad..but I never imagined that it was this bad! I visit odmp.org frequently and the idea that I am writing a reflection for 4 officers who were killed less then a minute from where I live is just beyond belief! My prayers go out to the families, friends and law enforcement personnel who have been affected by this tragedy. I personally will never forget this, and every time I see a Lakewood police car I will always be reminded.

Natalie Ledger
Lakewood resident

November 29, 2009

Rest in Peace. I know someone up there who will show you around.

Anonymous

November 29, 2009

My heart goes out to you and your family, my hero.

Det. K
IL

November 29, 2009

As I'm reading this news of such a tragic event, I pause to remember all police officers. My heartfelt prayers go out to these families. I'm not a member of any agency as noted above, but want to express my sympathy to all involved in this terrible event. We lift the Lakewood Police Department in prayer.
The Martin Family
Woodlawn, Tennessee

Melissa Martin
Mom and wife

November 29, 2009

Thank you for your sacrifice, courage and service. May your children always know that their mom was, and will always be, a true HERO. May justice be swift for the scum that took your life. God Bless and Godspeed.

Lisa
GEORGIA CIVILIAN

November 29, 2009

I was sick to my stomach to learn of this horrible, senseless tragedy. My God be with your family at this trying time. RIP.

Anonymous

November 29, 2009

God Bless you Officer Griswold

Rick F.
Ret. CO

November 29, 2009

Having felt the pain of losing a friend and fellow officer only a few months ago, I sympathize and empathize for those of you left behind that were close to these brave officers. I pray the families and fellow officers will know that their loved ones are not and will not be forgotten and that all may find peace in this time of pain. One day all of our tears will be wiped away. In the meantime, our lives and communities are safer because of special people like Officer Griswold. Your watch is over now, sister. Rest in peace.

Officer Josh McCrary
Plumerville PD, Arkansas

November 29, 2009

Words can not express how terrible I feel for you and your family. I learned about this tragedy while at work today. May you rest in peace and may God bring peace to you and your family.

Pvt. James Leary
United States Park Police

November 29, 2009

RIP sister.

Anonymous

November 29, 2009

God speed to you and your partners. My thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the fallen officers of Lakewood. May the coward responsible be caught quickly.

Jason
Metro Nashville Police Department

November 29, 2009

Rest in peace.

Sergeant Dave Bradford
Wake County Sheriff's Office K9 Unit

November 29, 2009

God bless you for your service. Rest in peace.

R. Camp

November 29, 2009

Rest in Peace. Thank you for your service. Gone but never forgotten.

Mother
Oakland PD

November 29, 2009

Peace be with you my sister law officer. The pain your family is feeling is unimaginable. I pray that God gives them the strength through this time of grieving and for many years to come. We don't always understand why He chooses the path we are led, but He has great plans for us. This sensless tragedy has affected us all and you will never be forgotten. Thank you for your service.

Sgt Sean Hoover
Fort Myers (FL) Police

November 29, 2009

Tina, you will be missed. Your friendship, support and assistance over the years was important to all of us that knew you. God bless your daughter and the rest of your family. Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice and we will turn "Creed" up just for you!

Arline Scott
Friend

November 29, 2009

Rest in Peace. A tragedy.

Just a Cop
NYPD

November 29, 2009

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