Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Brent Daniel Long

Terre Haute Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Monday, July 11, 2011

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Reflections for Police Officer Brent Daniel Long

I have known Brent since he was in high school. Working off duty there used to be one of my part time jobs. Brent was a great kid even then and it was a privilege to get to know him. Brent has always been in public service in one form or another. When he was of age he became a volunteer fireman, then went on to work at the Vigo County Jail and shortly after I left the PD he came on the department. You could not find a more dedicated, friendly and caring person, just a great guy. He loved everything about public service as he lived and breathed it even before becoming a Police Officer. I used to speak with his mother all the time as well, she knew nothing would make him happier than becoming a full time police officer. I spoke with her shortly after he came on the PD and she told me how proud he was to be living that dream. Brent, you will be missed by many and you will always have a special place in my heart.

Tim Areson
Former Terre Haute Police

July 12, 2011



For your Bravery, Courage, and your Dedication to Duty and the Ultimate Sacrifice, You have Made. May God Bless and Comfort Your Family and Friends. Please take comfort in knowing that the GOOD PEOPLE of American will FOREVER Miss You, and the Bad People will FOREVER FEAR Your Name, because You, came frist and Gave All, they no theirs another Officer, READY and WILLING to take up you fight and he"s headed there way right ..NOW.... You will NEVER be FORGOTTEN and will FOREVER be a TRUE AMERICAN HERO. Much Love My Brother

Lieutenant George Monroe-- Retired
Pulaski County Sheriff Dept.

July 12, 2011

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

God be with your family always......

Lieutenant TDW

July 12, 2011

Rest in peace my fellow brother. I am deeply saddened by your loss but extremely proud of your service and sacrifice. You are walking the streets paved with gold now while your killer shall burn for eternity in hell.

I thank you for your service and I pray for your family. Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of god. Also, the only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing. You stood tall and you fought against evil and I applaud you.

Till we meet in Heaven. Godspeed my fellow brother.

Sgt Dan Cheadle
Oblong Il Police Department

July 12, 2011

Officer Long thank you for you service. May God bless you and your family. Rest in peace. You will not be forgotten!


July 12, 2011

I have lived in terre haute most of my 49 years. I have always been able to count on the terre haute police department to help me when i needed them. You've helped me with trespassers, vandals, a car crash, and the horrible death of my good friend Kathy Cummins. Officer Long will be sorely missed in our community. My heart goes out to his family, his friends, and his comrades at the terre haute police department. He will be in my thoughts and prayers for some time to come, as will those who stood beside him as he fell. God bless you all. You have the most difficult and thankless of jobs. I'd like to take this opportunity to thank you all for what you do without hesitation every day.

Carter Hedrick, tax payer
terre haute citizen

July 12, 2011

May the Lord bless you and keep you.

May the Lord make his face to shine upon you,
and be gracious to you.

May the Lord lift up his countenance upon you,
and give you peace.

Our Thoughts and Prayers are with your family!

Detective Brent A. Roddy
Fort Wayne Police Dept.

July 12, 2011

RIP Officer Long. Thank you for your service. May your family and friends find peace knowing that you will never be forgotten.

Detective Laura Price
Island County Sheriff

July 12, 2011


It was an honor to be your dispatcher and to be a friend to you and your family. I will miss you. Danielle and the children are in our thoughts and prayers. Know that they will never want for anything, as we will always be there for them.

Rest in Peace Officer Long.

Dispatcher Amanda Leslie
Vigo County Central Dispatch

July 12, 2011

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 Officer Long.

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

July 11, 2011

God bless and keep Officer Longs family, fellow Officers and friends as they mourn his death.
Our hearts and prayers go out to them, and to the loved ones of the two other officers killed over the week end.
God protect the men and women behind the badge.

Chaplain Bill
Canyon Co. Idaho SO

July 11, 2011

Your service and ultimate sacrifice will not be forgotten, your brothers and sisters will carry on where you left off. Our thoughts and prayers are with your wife and children. GOD BLESS YOU AND FELLOW OFFICERS.
Rest in Peace.

David Green, Inspector
New Mexico Rangers

July 11, 2011

Thank You for your dedication to the citizens of Terra Haute and Indiana. Officer Long you were an insperation to my son when he did an internship with your department. His dream is to start a law enforcement career and become a canine officer and follow in your footsteps. Thank You brother and may you rest in peace.

Master Sergeant Mike Garza
Illinois State Police

July 11, 2011

Rest In Peace Brother!!! May you continue your watch looking over us!


July 11, 2011

God Speed.

Detective Steven Smith
Washington Police Department (IL)

July 11, 2011

My heart goes out to the officers and family of Officer Brent Long. A hero has been called home, our prayers are with you all though i never met him i am hurt by your loss...

former Lt. Mike Lamb
Jefferson county Sheriff's Dept.

July 11, 2011

God bless you sir. We will always remember you and all fallen officers. You are a true american hero, who gave the ultimate sacrifice while bravely serving his country, and jurisdiction.

Expl. J. C.

July 11, 2011

God Speed Brother. Your watch has will not be forgotten.

PTL Officer

July 11, 2011

Our condolences to the Long family.

Siobhan Reedick
Schoharie County Sheriff's Office

July 11, 2011

On this, the 30th anniversary date of my own daddy's murder in the line of duty; I wish to tell this family, especially the two kids, that I am thinking of them and praying hard for them today. I feel your pain and I hurt for you.

A/C survivor 1981

July 11, 2011

Our hearts are deeply saddened tonight to hear of this horrific tragedy. Prayers for the family and the Policy family tonight.

Chaplain Paul Grady
Knoxville Police Department, Knoxville, TN

July 11, 2011

Our hearts, thoughts and prayers go out to the fellow officers, family, and friends of Officer Long. May God provide comfort to you in your time of grief.

Melinda Morrell
Stepmother Survivor, Officer Brian Walsh, EOW 3-21-10

July 11, 2011

Rest in peace brother.

Deputy T. Luttrell

July 11, 2011

My heart goes out to family, and fellow officers involved. These times are becoming very rough and dangerous. I lost a fellow officer in march, and i know our heavenly father has called for his good and faithful servants. Free from stress and worry, my fellow officers, rest in peace my beloved brothren. May all those who are greaving this loss find comfort in the gospel of jesus christ.

Good work my brother, we will take it from here.

-Deputy Constable
Harris County Pct 3

Deputy Constable
harris county pct 3 constables office

July 11, 2011

So saddened to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Officer Gary Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

July 11, 2011

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