Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Paul Garmong Richey

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, January 13, 2010

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Reflections for Trooper Paul Garmong Richey

Tonight at roll call the Greenville, SC Police Department 200 Platoon honors your memory. It is our job to remember those who gave their all so that they may never be forgotten.

Sgt Hammett
Greenville, SC Police Department

January 13, 2019

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

October 5, 2018

May you continue to rest in perpetual peace brother. Thank you for your service.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD

January 13, 2018

My salute to you. You have demonstrated what is a true hero. May God continue to bless you and your loving family. BLUE LIVES MATTER.

N.Y.P.D. Lt. Ray Flores (Ret.)

January 13, 2017

Hard to think it has been six years

We were close in age; it seems like only yesterday we were running around playing together as little kids

Continued prayers for your family

Mark Krizon SFC (Ret) / Lead Officer
Army / VA Police / and cousin

January 14, 2016

Hard to think it has been six years

We were close in age; it seems like only yesterday we were running around playing together as little kids

Continued prayers for your family

Mark Krizon SFC (Ret) / Lead Officer
Army / VA Police / and cousin

January 14, 2016

A Hero now in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
PA C.O.P.S.

January 13, 2015

Just downloaded this app and was sadly reminded of the tragic loss of an old friend. Prayers continue for family.

Field Training Officer Jason Walter
Surprise Police Dept. Arizona

October 24, 2014

Rest in Peace, fine servant. The race is run, the battle won. Know we are praying for your family and loved ones as we reflect on those that give the ultimate sacrifice in the protection of others. Rest n Peace.

Terence Whalen, Trooper
PA State Police, Retired

September 13, 2014

Just stopped by today to remember a loving family man and all around good guy! You are missed.....

Ret. PSP TFC
Franklin Station

August 29, 2014

Gone but never forgotten...

PSP
PSP Classmate 91A

September 12, 2013

Another tragic loss of a good man and officer. My thoughts and prayers are with his wife and children.

PCO April Waller
PA State Police Uniontown

January 13, 2013

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and to PSP...such a tragic loss and so senseless...heaven has another guardian angel

Cpl. Amy Babb
Colebrookdale Twp Police

January 13, 2013

Trooper Richey,

You are not forgotten...We carry on everyday in your memory from Harrisburg to Erie, to Pittsburgh to Phiadelphia, remebering you and others before you gave every last bit of devotion...

Civilian Employee
Pa. State Police

January 20, 2012

A very sad day 4 alot of people.

Sgt. Eric W. Thomas
USAF Veteran

January 14, 2012

I remember when Ted Wolfe, a Maryland State Trooper was shot and killed after stopping a car on I-95 around 0300 hours. The sacrifices that police officers make every day are what makes us so special.

I will be praying for your family, friends, and fellow troopers. Your memory as a hero will live forever.

Tim Porter

Retired Sgt. Tim Porter
Howard County Maryland Police Dept.

May 17, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the first anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

I pray for solace for all those who love and miss you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

January 13, 2011

One year ago today you selflessly gave your life protecting the citizens of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. We will not forget. May GOD be with your family and friends as they reflect on this day and every day hereafter until they are with you in Paradise. We will continue our prayers for you and yours. Thank you! GOD Bless!

Anonymous

January 13, 2011

To Trooper Paul G. Richey, his family and his fellow officers with the Pennsylvania State Police:

Our heartfelt thoughts are with you on the anniversary of Trooper Richey’s tragic death and we honor him for his valor and sacrifice to the community. Rest in Peace, Trooper Richey and thank you for your service.

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc
Members and Staff

January 13, 2011

Paul is an example for the rest of us to follow during our shifts. Never shy away from our duty, wherever it may take us. God Bless you Paul and your family as well.

Frank Gaus
Pennsylvania State Police

December 10, 2010

May GOD Bless Your Family, REST IN PEACE.

M.C.E.O.
Pennsylvania State Police

November 25, 2010

As you celebrate this, your first Thanksgiving without your loved one, please be aware that his service and sacrifice where not in vain. Though these words are small comfort on a day such as this, his brothers and sisters in law enforcement shall ensure that he and you are never forgotten! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your loved ones, may GOD bless you and keep you on this and every day!

Deportation Officer
ICE

November 25, 2010

Trooper Richey, I am counting you among the best of the best. Thank-you for your brave service. Rest in Peace.

Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980
Prince George's County Police Department

September 15, 2010

The Dail family of Ocala, Florida sends our deepest condolences to you and sincerest love. We are praying for you and grieving with you. May the LORD carry you and protect and provide for you. Trust Him, rest in Him.

The Dail family, Ocala, FL
in-laws Ofc. Tony Zeppetella eow:6/13/03

July 2, 2010

I come to the ODMP often to remember my late fiancé Dennis. Every time I come here it breaks my heart to know that yet another officer has fallen and that yet another family has to live their lives without the officer they loved. My heart goes out to everyone who knew and loved Trooper Richey, especially to his wife. Know that you are not alone in the "journey" that you walk. Should you ever need anything please don't hesitate to contact me. (The Davis Co. Sheriff's Office in Iowa will always know how to reach me. I can also be found on Face Book.) You will be in my thoughts.

From reading the reflections left for Paul, he sounds like he was a great man with a beautiful spirit. Those of you who knew him in life were so blessed to have been able to share in it. I hope that you will all continue to find a way to celebrate and remember Paul's life and the MAN that he was. Remember that Paul's life was about so much more than the way he died. Paul will continue to live on as long as we continue to remember him.

Trooper Richey, thank you for helping to make this world a little safer for us all. YOU will not be forgotten. Please continue to watch over all of us as only you can. If you happen to bump into my late fiancé Dennis up there give him a big hug for me and the kids. It's been seven years and a half years but he's still very much missed and forever loved.

Wishing you brighter and better days,


Jocelyne :)

"Forever Remembering 26-3"

Jocelyne Brar (Winnipeg, MB Canada)
Fiancée of Deputy Dennis R. McElderry (EOW: 01/03/03)

June 26, 2010

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