Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff John Charles Mecklenburg

Hernando County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, July 3, 2011

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff John Charles Mecklenburg

To family and friends:

'God didn’t promise days without pain,
laughter without sorrow, sun without rain;
but He did promise strength for the day,
comfort for the tears and light for the way'.

Rest in peace Deputy Mecklenburg.

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

July 3, 2011

A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Hernando County Sheriff's Office. Rest in Peace Brother.

Chief Steven Marshall
Washington, NH Police Department

July 3, 2011

RIP Deuputy John Mecklenburg. You are a hero to your children and our community. We can never thank you enough for your sacrifice. You Sir will never be forgotten. God Bless you and your family.

Clearwater Police, FL

July 3, 2011

Thank you Deputy Mecklenburg for being dedicated to your country and community. You shall be sorely missed but never forgotten. May God watch over your family and protect them. Brother, we now have the watch. Godspeed.

Deputy R. L. Matthews NC
Father of Deputy C. Brian Matthews E.O.W. 9/30/2005

July 3, 2011

Rest in peace, Deputy Mecklenburg. Thank you for your service to your community. Your sacrifice and that of your family will not be forgotten. Prayers for your family, friends, Hernando County SO and law enforcement brothers & sisters. Godspeed, Hero.

Kathy Bubb

July 3, 2011

Eternal rest for you, brother. Peace, comfort and healing for family, friends and colleagues.

jim Davenport
B. CO.P.D. MD. (ret)

July 3, 2011

It saddens my heart to learn of the death of such a young brave hero. John Mecklenburg served his Country and agency with honor. My condolences to his family and fellow Deputies.

Richard S. Bivins, JD (former Deputy)
LA County Sheriff (Major Crimes)

July 3, 2011

"Life is eternal, and love is immortal, and death is only a horizon, and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight." ~ Rossiter W. Raymond
See you on the other side, little brother. ♥


July 3, 2011

Rest in peace, sir. Thank you for your sacrifice and dedication to your community.

Sergeant Greg Boody
Santa Fe Police Department (TX)

July 3, 2011

RIP My LE Brother. God Bless you and keep you. Thank you for your dedication and service.

Federal Officer, Martin Ross
US Customs / DHS

July 3, 2011

It has become too frequent the loss of our good men & women. My heartfelt condolences go out to the family as well as the police family. Our family suffered the loss of NYSP Tpr Kevin Dobson E.O.W 3-26-2011. Know that you have the thoughts, prayers & support of so many. Your family reaches out further than you will ever know. Peace to you in this time. RIP Deputy. Thank you for a job well done Sir.

Bridgett Hastings
girlfriend of NYSP TPR Kevin Dobson

July 3, 2011

Rest in Peace my Brother. We have the watch from here. My condolences to your family and friends. Thank you for your service to our Great Nation and to your communty. NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT.

Deputy J Celestial
Harris County Sheriff Office, Houston,Tx

July 3, 2011

may he rest in peace with the lord

cus louis rossi
pasco so

July 3, 2011

Another tragedy on this already sad day. My condolences to Deputy Sheriff Mecklenburg's wife, two children, friends and fellow Officers. I wish to offer my best wishes to the Officer who was injured in this situation. I hope the Officer has a complete and speedy recovery.
My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you during this painful and difficult time. Deputy Sheriff Mecklenburg is a hero and now an angel who will watch over his wife and children. Thank you for your service....RIP and God Bless.

Helene Pawlikowski

July 3, 2011

Rest In Peace Brother. My prayers are now with your family. May God Bless them and lay a comforting hand on them now.

Sgt. Reuben C. Black
Barnwell Police Department, Barnwell SC

July 3, 2011

May God comfort your family, friends and community during this very difficult time. Thank you for your service.

Rest well, Deputy...your watch is done.


July 3, 2011

My wife and I want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with Deputy Mecklenburg's family, friends, co-workers, and agency. Rest In Peace Deputy Mecklenburg, we'll carry on for you.

Sergeant Mike Allen (Retired)
California Highway Patrol

July 3, 2011

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

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc
Members and Staff

July 3, 2011

May God watch over you and your family John. I have known you since the acadeny at PHCC and you always had a smile and a positive word, I will miss that. Hernando County has lost one it's best.

Dep. M. Glatfelter
Hernando County SO

July 3, 2011

Rest, brother.

Cpl Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

July 3, 2011

God Bless Deputy Mecklenburg, his family and friends. “I pray that our heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.” Abraham Lincoln

Officer Jeffrey Blose
Lake Alfred Police Department, FL

July 3, 2011

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

Mitch Cheselka
Sergeant / CA-OR Retired

July 3, 2011

Condolences to the family, friends and partners of Deputy Mecklenburg. I pray the Holy Spirit would fill the hearts of you all with peace and comfort in this troublesome time. May you rest in peace our brother. Though your time here seemed short, your purpose for this life was fulfilled and you were needed in Heaven. Watch over us all as you live in perfect peace with our Creator.

Reserve Deputy Sheriff S.L. Thompson
Jones County Sheriff's Office (NC)

July 3, 2011

Thoughts and prayers to the family and department family of Officer John Mecklenburg. Strength to all of you as you deal with the loss of your loved one and law enforcement brother. RIP Officer Mecklenburg, until you are reunited with all those who love you.

Deb Austern
mother of Las Vegas Metro Officer Trevor A. Nettleton P#9633, EOW 11/19/09

Deb Austern
LVMPD - mother of fallen officer

July 3, 2011

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