Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Chief of Police Ralph Arthur Painter

Rainier Police Department, Oregon

End of Watch Wednesday, January 5, 2011

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Reflections for Chief of Police Ralph Arthur Painter

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God. God be with you.

Lead Border Patrol Agent-Detroit Sector
US Border Patrol

January 8, 2011

This seasoned officer was doing his job to the epitome of the job description. Another low life preyed on this hero. God bless his family, his children & the Department. Just a selfless servant doing his job

Mom of a Sgt
Colorado Springs Police Dept

January 8, 2011

Thank you for your dedicated years of service! Our prayers are with your family & friends, as well as, your police family. Rest in Peace, Chief!

Cari Henley
Wife of a Lewisville, Texas Police Officer

January 8, 2011

Thankyou for your service, you are a hero who will never be forgotten. God bless your family and co-workers during these tragic times.

POLICE OFFICER
PHILA PA

January 8, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this very difficult time. Thank you Chief Painter for your service and for protecting your community and the sacrifice that you gave for that community. May God be with the family and hold them close to get them through this.

Lori Collins
aunt of Deputy Ethan Collins EOW 1/4/06

January 8, 2011

Thank you so much Chief Painter for who you were and the excellent job you did. Thank you for your sacrifice. Thanks for being a good man, an honest man, a man full of integrity and compassion. Thank you for setting the example and being a great cop.

I pray for peace and comfort for your family. I pray for healing.

RIP Chief. Job well done now go walk the streets of gold for you have earned it. You were/are a child of god.

Sgt Dan Cheadle
Oblong Il Police Department

January 8, 2011

Chief Painter, thank you for your service. May you rest in peace and may your families wounds heal over time.

Deputy J. Starr
Washington County Sheriff's Office

January 8, 2011

Chief/ Brother in Blue,

May you rest in peace. You will never be forgotten. Enjoy patrolling the streets of heaven. I will see you up there one day.

Officer Dan Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

January 8, 2011

RIP Brother. Thank you for your loyalty and dedication to the oath. With heartfelt sympathy for your family, friends and fellow officers.

Officer S. Reese Motors
Albuquerque Police Dept.

January 7, 2011

Although we never meant, everyone knows to go the speed limit through your town, my heart is sadden by your death. Thank you for being such a powerful citizen in your community. My heart goes out to your family, friends, and fellow officers of the law. Although there will be a void in are hearts and a tear in our eyes there will be memories shared forever of you
God Bless

Neighbor down the road in St Helens

January 7, 2011

God Bless you and your family. Rest In Peace.

Chief.

Ofc. Carl Durbin
Port St Lucie PD

January 7, 2011

thanks for your servive, you will be truly missed.
kevin fredinburg brother of marion county sherrif kelly fredinburg eow 6-16-2006

kevin fredinburg

January 7, 2011

Rest easy Chief Painter, your sacrificial service, has been noted in the
Eternal Hall of Heroes. It is our sincere prayer that God will continue to
strengthen your family, extended family and the family of Law Officers
who mourn your loss.

Chaplain J A Patterson
Porterdale Ga P D

Chaplain J A Patterson
Porterdale Georgia P D

January 7, 2011

We grew up around the corner from each other. You were fun, honest, compassionate, and a good friend. Your dedication to serve the people came as no surprise to me. My thought's and prayer's are with your family and fellow officer's.

Janelle (Kimball) VanDolah
Friend

January 7, 2011

My deepest sympathies to Chief Painter's family.. Chief Painter you will be missed but never forgotton for your years of service to your community. Rest in Peace.

Detective Anthony Cardoza
Atwater Police Dept. Atwater, CA

January 7, 2011

Our condolences to the family, friends, and coworkers of this police chief.
Rest in peace.....

Officer Brewer - Retired
KPD Washington State

January 7, 2011

Rest easy my Brother in Law, your watch on earth is now over. God's love, and mercy be with your family, and friends.......

Sgt. John L. Gulledge (Ret.)
Escambia CO Sheriff's Office Pensacola FL.

January 7, 2011

My family and I send our condolences to the family of Chief of Police Ralph Painter. We extend condolences also to Chief Painter’s friends and coworkers.

P. Martin and family

January 7, 2011

I SEND MY CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY, FRIENDS, AND CO-WORKERS OF RAINIER POLICE DEPARTMENT. MAY THE LEGACY OF CHIEF OF POLICE RALPH PAINTER NEVER BE FORGOTTEN, BECAUSE HE PAID THE ULTIMATE PRICE PROTECTING HIS COMMUNITY.

CORPORAL JAMES BRADFORD
BRADLEY COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT, TN

January 7, 2011

My prayers go out to your family and friends brother. God Speed, thank you for the job you did and the ultimate sacrifice to make this a better world...See you on the other side someday..Rest in Peace brother

MPO TG VINCENT
Asheboro Police, NC

January 7, 2011

Chief Strzelecki and the entire Niles Police Department extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Chief Painter. Godspeed.

Niles, Illinois Police Department

January 7, 2011

Rest in peace brother. May the good Lord strengthen your family in these hard times. God Bless you and your family. A place is set for you in heaven with all the hero's who have lost their lives in the line of duty. We will never forget you Chief.

SGT. Michael Paciorek
Hampshire County Deputy Sheriff

January 7, 2011

rip chief Painter, your dedication, service and most importantly your ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

CO MCKEE
RICHLAND COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE (OH)

January 7, 2011

Chief Painter,
You are a true American hero and your community and this country is forever in your debt. Rest in peace brother, you will never be forgotten.

Sgt Nyce
Broward Sheriff's Office

January 7, 2011

God bless you Chief, and my thoughts and prayers go out to your family.

Sergeant Anthony F. Costanzo
Sacramento County Sheriff's Department

January 7, 2011

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