Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Senior Police Officer Gail Denise Thomas

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, January 24, 2012

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Reflections for Senior Police Officer Gail Denise Thomas

So sad to hear. My prayers are with you all.

Communications Officer Leslie Kopischke
Dickson Police Department

January 27, 2012

Officer Gail Thomas

you have fought a good fight

you have stayed the course

you have kept the faith

We honor you, respect you and salute you for the last time. God be with you as you now return to your maker. Have a good journey Officer. Till we meet again

The yazzie family
The Navajo Nation

January 27, 2012

God takes all the good people, he really does, and he leaves the rest of us here to work on getting ourselves to the point that he can take us. I pray for your family and the Atlanta Police Department family to be strong and to remember that you are in a better place. We go out every work day, not knowing if we will come home. But it is a chance we take for the betterment of society. Please know that you will not be forgotten. My Deepest Sympathy. Rest In Peace, Officer Thomas.

P/O Patricia Dupart
New Orleans Police Department

January 27, 2012

SPO Gail Thomas, as a civilian I cannot explain to you the level of affection and deep respect I feel for police officers. There are so many of us that could never display the type of courage it takes to put that uniform and badge on everyday. You are loved by the people of your community and we will pray fiercely for your family, on duty and off. Thank you for your service. You are an angel.

Civilian, Sarah Griffith
Atlanta, GA

January 27, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, Gail. You can rest now, we will take it from here. Your sacrifice won't be forgotten.

TFC P. Orr #249
Georgia State Patrol

January 27, 2012

SPO Thomas,
I had the pleasure of meeting you a few times. Everytime I left you, I hurt from laughing so hard. Thank you for your many years of service and dedication to the City and citizens. I can only hope to be as great as you were. I know you are in a better place watching over us. You truly could brighten a room with your smile. Rest in peace my sister in blue!

APD Zone 1

January 27, 2012

My deepest sympathy to the family, friends and coworkers of Officer Thomas.

Sending thoughts and angel hugs to all of you.

Tracy Wainscott
sister, Jason Beal EOW 1/15/00

January 27, 2012

My condolences to the fine men and women of the Atlanta Police Department as well as Officer Thomas's immediate family. She will always be remembered as a Police Officer who served her community with Pride, Integrity and Honor!! She will be remembered by all. R.I.P. Officer Thomas.... We all thank you for your dedicated service to your Community, State and Country.

Sergeant (retired)
Toronto Police Service (Ontario, Canada)

January 27, 2012

S.O.P Gail Thomas was my friend,2nd mother,and great co-worker. She love to help people in our community, love to help her fellow her daughter.jazz is all she talk about..words can't explain the hurt I'm feeling.but she is in a better place now.Truely an ANGEL,NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. it has been an honor to work side by side with a true veteran. APD forever ,love u.R.I.P

officer A.K.williams
Atlanta Police

January 27, 2012

I have never met this young and rising star,but I feel the hurt and loss of a friend in blue.Remeber many are called but special ones are choosen for this task.GOD knows BEST!!!!!!!

Private Joseph Calloway
Mercer University Police/Macon

January 27, 2012

Condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with the Atlanta Police Department and the family of Officer Thomas.

Corporal Hank Hathcock
Carrollton Police Department

January 27, 2012

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


January 27, 2012

Officer Thomas

I send all of my most heartfelt prayers to you, and your family; personal and professional. I that the mindless and senseless one that did this to you is being punished the fullest extent of GOD'S law. I also hope that they are punished to the fullest extent of the Law here on earth. All my prayers to you my sister!

Josh Holcomb civilian

January 27, 2012

As an Investigator with the Atlanta Police when I first met Gail I called her Officer Thomas. I was politely told to call her Gail. I always remembered the smile and how pleaseant she always seemed to be. She had transported a suspect to our office one day. While he was there he said something like this to me, "Detective, tell that lady police I'm sorry for saying what I said. She was just doing her job. She was nice to me. Tell her I'm really sorry and thank you." She was the kind of Officer we should all strive to be.

Investigator Christopher Ehlbeck (Ret.)
Atlanta Police Department

January 26, 2012

My dear Gail; when I got the call Tuesday night & learned what happened, my heart dropped. I arrived on scene & I didn't think I would be able to do my job. Gail, you will truly be missed. Your radiant smile, your giving heart; you don't find these qualities everyday. You had both & so much more to offer. Whenever I saw you, that radiant smile was ALWAYS on your face & that is something that I will always remember about you. We love you & will miss you. May you rest in the arms of the Lord my sister in BLUE.

Officer Kim Y. Jones
Atlanta Police Dept/Public Information Officer

January 26, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and you family! Thank you for your service!

Bryce Stevenson
Son of Fallen Ceres Police Sergeant Howard Stevenson, 010905

January 26, 2012

We will miss you so much.

Senior Inspector C. Walker & Daughters
Atlanta Police Department

January 26, 2012

Thank you for your service Officer Thomas. You are forever a hero. Please watch over us out here. Rest now warrior. We have it from here.

Detective KD Howard #1864
DeKalb County Police Department

January 26, 2012

Rest In Peace Sister. My condolences to your Family and the Atlanta Police Department.

PO Fred Nordt
Lake Success PD, Long Island, NY

January 26, 2012

Rest in Peace Officer Gail Thomas. May God wrap his arms around the brothers and sisters of your department and the entire Atlanta agency at this tragic time. May our thoughts and prayers offer comfort and peace to your immediate family and friends that will need Gods strength and love to bear this heavy burden in the days and nights to follow. We lift your Department up to the Lord and ask that he give them all courage to rely on their faith to guide them through this pain. may your honor, sacrafice, and service live forever .

Police Officers Wife
Mobile Police Department , Mobile Alabama

January 26, 2012

I did not know officer Thomas for very long, but our friendship and connection was amazing. She was a woman with an outstanding spirt and a beautiful smile that I think about throughout the day. I will greatly miss our talks and many loud laughs. She spoke very highly of her baby girl and she will always be in my prayer's as well. I thank God for the opportunity to know and be around her. Sleep well and rest in peace my friend.

Jamila Stewart & Aquanetta
King Middle School

January 26, 2012

R.I.P. SPO Thomas- my thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and coworkers. You obviously had a huge impact on many people and will be missed. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Det. A. Cahall (Ret.)
Prescott, AZ Police Dept.

January 26, 2012

Our deepest sympathies sent to Gail's family and friends as well as her brothers/sisters in blue.....My prayers go to everyone....

Detective Sgt. Shannon Chesson
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office

January 26, 2012

Prayers for your family and friends. Prayers and hugs to your brothers and sisters at Atlanta PD!

Phelps Co. Sheriff Dept

January 26, 2012

Love you always. Can't believe you are no longer a phone call away. Missing you deeply!!!

Ayana Mack

January 26, 2012

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