Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Sebastian Edward Diana

Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, March 12, 2011

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Sebastian Edward Diana

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends (John 15:13).” and in particular...a stranger. Rest in Peace our hero.

Dir 911 Eemrgency Service Carolyn Flores
East Texas Council of Governments

March 17, 2011

God's peace and speed Deputy Diana. Thank you for your years of brave, dedicated service. RIP brother.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago PD

March 17, 2011

My deepest condolences to the family and friends of Deputy Diana. May you find strength to cope through the days ahead. To the Orange County Sheriff's Office, my prayers are with you. Rest in Peace.

#5893
Deputy U. S. Marshal

March 17, 2011

Such tragedy. My heart aches for your loves ones, but especially your wife and children. I pray for them to feel your presence with them each day as they struggle to cope with your loss.

When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous have a refuge - Proverbs 14:32.

RIP brother. You will not be forgotten.

Constable Amanda Pandolfi #1249
York Regional Police, Ontario Canada1

March 17, 2011

Such tragedy. My heart aches for your loves ones, but especially your wife and children. I pray for them to feel your presence with them each day as they struggle to cope with your loss.

When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous have a refuge - Proverbs 14:32.

RIP brother. You will not be forgotten.

Constable Amanda Pandolfi #1249
York Regional Police, Ontario Canada1

March 17, 2011

...sounds like a true hero here. Such a sad end to a career. Thank you for your efforts and your service.

Sgt. Mike Kellems
La Porte Co., IN Sheriff's Dept.

March 17, 2011

Sebastian's death and sacrifice serves as a reminder that there are so many more things that can hurt us beyond weapons. Let's stay vigilent. We're in prayer for our brother's family and colleagues.

Det. Sgt. M.C. Williams
Fairplay PD (CO) and www.TheCenturionLawEnforcementMinistry.org

March 17, 2011

What a true hero. As a father and grandfather I can understand Officer Diana's passion for saving a life, especially a child. There is a special place for him in Heaven for sure. God bless the family and friends.

Chief Gary W. Willis
Linville Land Harbor Company Police

March 17, 2011

The Florida Police Chiefs Association would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Sebastian Diana, and the Orange County Sheriff's Office. 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. Deputy Diana, we thank you for your service. You will not be forgotten.

Members and Staff
Florida Police Chiefs Association

March 17, 2011

Upon hearing of this tragic news, I wanted to send my thoughts and prayers out to Deputy Sheriff Diana family and friends. God Bless You and Rest in Peace.

Deborah Verrilla, Legal Assistant/docket
USAO WD/PA

March 17, 2011

Dep Diana, may you rest in peace. You'll never be forgotten.

Sgt Richard Eckert
Town of Chester Police Department

March 17, 2011

Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends.
John 15:13

Rest in peace, Deputy Diana.

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

March 17, 2011

Thank you Deputy Diana for your fine service and dedication to the fine folks in Orange County, Florida. My condolences to your family, friends and co-workers. You are a true AMERICAN HERO !!! May you forever, rest in peace...

Mitch Cheselka
Sergeant CA/OR Retired

March 17, 2011

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