Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Special Deputy James Ireland Thacker

Pike County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, January 23, 2012

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Reflections for Special Deputy James Ireland Thacker

To the family, friends and colleagues of Hero Special Deputy James Ireland Thacker: I proudly mailed a No Parole letter on his behalf today. Please know that I am very sorry for your loss.

To Special Deputy Thacker: Thank You for your service and sacrifice. You are not forgotten!

God Bless You All

Allie Wroten
Proudly Supporting All L.E.O.’s
Wife of a Corrections Deputy

February 4, 2019

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 17, 2018

Rest in Peace.

N.Y.P.D. Lt. Ray Flores (Ret.)

January 23, 2017

Special Deputy Thacker,
On today, the 4th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pike County. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

January 24, 2016

My Thoughts And Prayers Are With Deputy Thacker's Family And Friends, Rest In Peace Brother

Special Deputy,Donald L Pinson
Pike County Kentucky Sheriff's Dept.

December 16, 2015

Letter Sent!

Cynthia Ann Starr, Survivor
Citizen

November 6, 2015

Rest in peace brother, I am proud to send my No Parole letter today. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Deputy Thacker during this time of grief.

Sr. Ptlmn Donnie Meaders(RET)
Wewoka (OK) Police Department

October 30, 2015

God's peace and speed Deputy Thacker. Thank you for your brave, dedicated service. RIP Brother.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago P.D.

May 27, 2014

Dear Deputy Thacker
It is with great honor and pride that I will be riding for you in the police unity tour in Washington DC during national police week. Although I did not know you, you are my brother and I will honor you by training hard and riding hard. Thank you for your service.

Detective Jason O'Briant
Lancaster Texas PD

February 20, 2013

As we start a new year(2013), your service and sacrifice will always be remembered.
Rest in Peace my Brother.

To my active duty Brothers and Sisters, PLEASE STAY SAFE!

Master Senior Investigator Cardell L. Dobbins #188 (Ret.)
Illinois Secretary of State Department of Police District 01, Region 01

January 1, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and friends. May you Rest In Peace.

Special Agent
Homeland Security Investigations - HSI

December 30, 2012

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

November 2, 2012

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND SACRIFICE!! MAY YOU REST IN PEACE!!!!!!!

DISPATCHER GRETA M HUFF
KY STATE POLICE POST 13 HAZARD

August 29, 2012

Though I never knew him, he was part of my Law Enforcement family and I will mourn this deep loss the rest of my life. My heart aches with all the losses we have suffered, and continue to suffer, through the years. God is our only peace through such incidents. May family & friends feel the presence of the "God of All Comfort" as they endure the distressing days ahead. I join them in their agonizing grief & remember them in my prayers.

Another senseless tragedy
Another day of grief,
Another day of praying
To help us find relief.

Relief from bitter anguish
Relief from rage so great,
Relief from lenient justice
Which continues to seal our fate.

Relief from heartache’s torment
As we continue on,
Oh, the awesome loss of brotherhood
Now that you are gone.

Though our hearts are deeply broken
And our tears forever flow,
There’s a comforting assurance
That now with God you go.

We know that you are welcome
Now at Heaven’s gate,
While meeting brothers & sisters
Who also met such fate.

The family of Law Enforcement
Knows no distance here or there,
And we recall in comfort
You await us there.

Vicki Hare, Telecommunicator
Salisbury NC PD

July 17, 2012

RIP Deputy Thacker.

Wesley Doughman
Kentucky Division of Probation and Parole (Retired)

May 25, 2012

Deputy Sheriff Thacker,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pike County. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
U.S. Border Patrol

March 16, 2012

Though I never knew him, he was part of my Law Enforcement family and I will mourn this deep loss the rest of my life. My heart aches with all the losses we have suffered, and continue to suffer, through the years. God is our only peace through such incidents. May family & friends feel the presence of the "God of all comfort" as they endure the distressing days ahead. I join you in your agonizing grief & remember you in my prayers.

Vicki Hare, Telecommunicator
Salisbury NC PD

March 2, 2012

My heart goes out to the family, friends and co-workers of this brave Officer. May God bring you peace and a speedy closure to this tragic event. Please remember, our brother will ALWAYS be a HERO and will NEVER be forgotten!

SGT Mark B. Hanna, Retired
Fayetteville, AR P.D.

March 1, 2012

Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Matt Allen
Granville PD Granville, WV

February 19, 2012

"Never forget what they did here. It is rather for us, the living, to be dedicated here to the great task remaining before us - that, from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they here, gave the last full measure of devotion - that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain."
President Lincoln
Your sacrifice and last full measure of devotion will not be forgotten. RIP Brother

Detective Chris Welby
Bridgeton, Missouri PD

February 9, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and co-workers of this brave officer. Rest in peace brother, we have the watch now.

Sheriff Ray Foster
Buchanan County Sheriff's Office

February 9, 2012

Father God, bless this HERO Officers family with strength, peace, and comfort, that only YOU can provide. Bless the Department family as they cope with the loss. Be there, Lord, as they cry out to You in the midnight hour. Cause them to know that You are there and will never leave their side. I paise You and honor You, Lord, for hearing this prayer. In Jesus' Matchless Name, Amen.

Michael Cubberly, Disabled / Retired - HCDOC
Member: Honor Legion Police Departments of the State of NJ

February 4, 2012

R.I.P., may God bless your family and friends!!!

Earth Angel

February 1, 2012

It always saddens me to hear of another tragic death of a fellow law enforcement officer. Thank you for your service may you rest in peace.

PROVINCIAL CONSTABLE MARTY LALONDE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE

January 31, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers to the dear family and friends of Deputy Thacker. God Bless him for his service to the citizens of Pikeville County Ky. Rest in Peace sir, you will not be forgotten.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte, North Carolina

January 31, 2012

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