Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Derek Kotecki

Lower Burrell Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, October 12, 2011

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Reflections for Patrolman Derek Kotecki

To the family of Patrolman Kotecki, you're in my prayers, God Bless you.

Rest in Peace my brother in law enforcement.

Captain Gean Johnson
Colleton County Sheriff's Office Walterboro, S.C.

October 13, 2011

Patrolman Kotecki,
I was saddened to hear of your tragic murder. To your wife and children, I am so sorry for your loss. I am grateful to law enforcement officers all over the country for the sacrifices they and their families make to keep the communities safe. I hope the community will embrace Patrolman Kotecki's family and the Lower Burrell Police Department. I have a friend on this site that I check on regularly and saw this. Please know that law enforcement officers every where are praying for all of you. You are not alone.

Donna Grayson
Customs & Border Protection

October 13, 2011

To the family may god be by your side during these difficult times....thanks for your service...

PO D Hickman
Dallas PD

October 13, 2011

Godspeed PO Kotecki....Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and department.....may you now rest in peace.

Mass State Police

October 13, 2011

May God be with you my brother. Rest in Peace. God bless the Kotecki family(and K9 partner)...he will miss his master.

PO Humbert

October 13, 2011

may god be with you and your partner. RIP

John Meredith, U.S. Probation Officer
U.S. Probation

October 13, 2011

Officer Kotecki,

We on earth lost a Hero while Heaven gained an angel. Spread your wings and fly with your fallen brothers and sisters knowing you will never be forgotten and always remembered. To your family, you have our deepest sympathy and prayers. Please know you will never walk alone on this path of grief....we will be walking right along side of you.

With deepest respect,
Kim Weigand
Mom of Sgt. Michael C. Weigand
E.O.W. 9/14/2008

Kim Weigand

October 13, 2011

Rest in peace brother

Deputy J.W.H.
Surry County Sheriff's Office

October 13, 2011

Thank you Patrolman Kotecki for your dedication and service and for paying the ultimate price for the fine folks in PA. You are a true AMERICAN HERO !!! My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers.

May you forever, rest in peace, my brother...

Mitch Cheselka
Sergeant / CA-OR Retired

October 13, 2011

So sorry to hear about the loss of Patrolman Kotecki. And so sorry to K9 Benny who lost his partner. To all of his family and friends, so sorry for your loss. We just experienced a loss in our police dept as well this past summer. It's very hard for all to go through. A hero in life not death!!!!

A. Perentesis SDO
York Regional Police, Ontario, Canada

October 13, 2011

Rest in peace, Patrolman Kotecki. Thank you for your many years of dedicated service to your community. Your ultimate sacrifice and that of your family will not be forgotten. Prayers for your family, friends, K-9 Benny and Lower Burrell PD, and law enforcement brothers & sisters. Godspeed & God Bless, Hero.

Kathy B

October 13, 2011

Rest in peace brother.

Deputy J.W.H.
Surry County Sheriff's Office

October 13, 2011

god be with you officer kotecki and your family. thank you for your dedicated service sir.


October 13, 2011

Rest, brother.

Cpl Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

October 13, 2011

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