Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Captain Daniel Patrick Stiles

Uniontown Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, February 15, 2011

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Reflections for Captain Daniel Patrick Stiles

Rest in Peace Captain. You will never be forgotten. Another sad day for all of Law Enforcement, however when looking back we could all see a life well served for others! GODSPEED!

Ofc. Aaron P. Sparks
Newbury Police Dept. NH

February 15, 2011

I sit here numb, not knowing my brother in another state, yet, I have always known him...for he is my brother. He is your father, your uncle, your brother, your son, your husband, friend, and neighbor. Though I never had the pleasure of his aquaintance, he will be sadly missed. My heartfelt prayers to his closet relatives, children, extended family and friends. I pray especially the Lord God watch over those who worked along side him, those men and women who will honor his memory with courage, vigilance, valor, and honesty on watch and off. In great sadness, I am Joseph Brown, Gulfport, MS.

Officer Joseph Brown
Security Forces MS ANG CRTC

February 15, 2011

I hope they charge that idiot driver with the most serious offence they can. Too many drivers don't pay good enough attention these days and sadly this is the result.

You will not be forgotten sir. Every time I don my vest for traffic direction, I will think of you. Thank you for your service.

My thoughts and prayers are with Daniel's loved ones.

Constable Amanda Pandolfi #1249
York Regional Police, Ontario Canada

February 15, 2011

Captain Dan Stiles.. Your watch has ended and you served your community with pride and integrity. Our prayers are with you and your family... Rest In Peace my brother

Det. Dave Kelter (retired)
Teaneck N.J.

February 15, 2011

Rest in peace, Captain Stiles. Thank you for your many years of service to your community. You will be missed. Prayers for your family, friends, and fellow law enforcement brothers & sisters. Godspeed, Hero.

Kathy B
Ohio Citizen

February 15, 2011

Rest In Peace Captain Daniel Stiles.

Our prayers to your family & friends.

Sgt. Randy Keenan (Ret)
Alameda, CA Police Dept.

February 15, 2011

Rest in peace, Captain Stiles. We'll take it from here.

Reserve Officer L. Brown
Rainier Police Department

February 15, 2011

Your watch has been honorably completed and you nnow have a new crew of brothers and sisters in the badge, all loving, honorable and heroic officers who have also paid the ultimate in protecting and serving Gods children in their communities as you did. Those brothers and sisters left behind will keep your name and your record of professionalism and integrity alive for years to come and they will care for your family. Well done brother Daniel, rest in peace in Gods kingdom.In Christ.

Tom Bradley, Retired
Phoenix AZ PD, AZ State Chap. FOP

February 15, 2011

My sincerest sympathy to the family and friends of Captain Daniel Stiles as well as to the Uniontown Police Department. R.I.P Sir!

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP-Service, Traffic Unit

February 15, 2011

Thank you for your service and dedication. your sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Linda Lamm - LEO wife and sister of
Jay Balchunas EOW 11.05.04

February 15, 2011

Captain Stiles,
Rest in peace brother.

Detective Dave Howell
Plano,Texas Police Dept-Auto Theft

February 15, 2011

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whose blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

February 15, 2011

God be with you and your family Captain Stiles! Thank you for your years of service.

Sgt Curt J Durnil
Indiana State Police

February 15, 2011

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

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc
Members and Staff

February 15, 2011

The Florida Police Chiefs Association would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Captain Daniel Stiles, and the Uniontown P.D. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of great sadness. Please take comfort in knowing that your extended law enforcement family grieves with you. Captain Stiles, we thank you for your service. You will not be forgotten.

Members and Staff
Florida Police Chiefs Association

February 15, 2011

Thank you for your service! God Rest your Soul. My thoughts and prayers to your family, friends and Co-Workers!

Deputy M. Chavez Jr.
Fresno County Sheriff's Department, California

February 15, 2011

Rest In Peace


February 15, 2011

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