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

May you rest in peace Officer Thomas. Thank you for years of service....we have the watch from here.

Officer matt sobczak
Fond du lac police dept mn

January 25, 2012

Rest in Peace

My heart goes out to the family, friends & fellow officers, Make these officers be safe each year.

Samantha from Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada

January 25, 2012

Rest in Peace, Sister. Thank you for your service.

Sgt. Kevin Kratz
Buena Vista Twp (Michigan) Police

January 25, 2012

You are gone but not forgotten. R.I.P. Sister.

Cpl T Armand

January 25, 2012

I offer my deepest condolences to Officer Thomas's family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time.

Officer Lyle Agins
Sunny Isles Beach Police Department

January 25, 2012

Let the memories of this loved one comfort family and friends during this difficult time.

God Bless us all.

Sgt. J.D. Goff
Bartow Police Department

January 25, 2012

I never really got the chance to get close to her , but she was a brave women , who came to work and do what she had to do. I'm going to miss her the most. i just hope god will help her out once she is with him. I'm praying. R.I.P Officer Thomas


January 25, 2012

Rest in Peace...............

Officer Thomas Wiederhold, Retired
Fort Worth Police Dept. Tx.

January 25, 2012

We are bonded by virtue of the fact that we are at risk. Because we are at risk it is inevitable that we will suffer losses. This is the beautiful tragedy of the bond warriors share. Rest in peace, SPO Thomas. May God welcome you into His kingdom with grace and mercy. May He also comfort your family in their time of loss and grief. APD, you are in my thoughts and prayers. My heartbreaks for your loss.

MPO M.A. Sarvis
DeKalb County Police Honor Guard

January 25, 2012

Officer Thomas will be greatly missed by everyone at the Georgia Tech Police Department. She really did have the smile that could light up a room and personality that you just wanted to be around. Thoughts go out to her daughter and the rest of her family. We will never forget the wonderful woman and officer that Gail was.


January 25, 2012

Atlanta And Georgia Lost another Hero. May GOD bless the family, friends and coworkers of Officer Thomas. R.I.P. officer Thomas. we have it from here. You Died a Hero.

Sergeant Marc Riley

January 25, 2012

I am so saddened by this news. Another sensless death of a good person and officer. Rest easy now Ofc Thomas and thank you for your service

Former Apd dispatcher
Former Apd dispatcher

January 25, 2012

May God Bless her and her family she was a beautiful person in and out of the uniform. She had an infectious smile and beautiful warmth whenever she was around. Always saw the positive in everything and beleived in what she did. She was the model officer. She will be dearly missed!!!!

Off. Jason R Bilak
Atlanta Police (Co-worker and friend)

January 25, 2012

To the Thomas Family,

I am very sorry for your loss. I am sure she will be missed. My prayers are with you guys. Take care.

Deputy C. McCuen
Forsyth Co. Sheriff's Office

January 25, 2012

Officer Thomas, from what I hear you came up to Rochester in January 2008 to help Dekalb County Police say goodbye to one of their own (Officer Ricky Bryant EOW:1/16/08). I know his Agency and his family appreciated the support you gave as an Atlanta Police Honor Guard member. Just as you were there for his survivors, we will be here for your survivors. You, your family, your co workers including your Honor Guard family from all the various Agencies are in my thoughts and prayers.

Ellen Guerdat
Gates Police Victim Assistance/ President Genesee Valley Concerns of Police Survivors

Ellen Guerdat
Gates Police Victim Assistance/President GV C.O.P.S.

January 25, 2012

I remember first meeting you in 2007 while field training and working in Zone 5. You were small in statue, but your dedication, work ethic, heart and smile made you larger than life. I really got to know you when I was blessed with the honor of becoming a member of the Honor Guard. As I reflect on your life, I just can't help but to smile and laugh as I remember you putting a hand full of gummy bears inside of a plastic glove that you got from an employee at the restaurant. You will definitely be missed. I WILL MISS YOU!

Officer D. Hilton
City of Atlanta Police Department

January 25, 2012

RIP sister Gail.

May God bless and be with your family, co-workers and friends at this very difficult time.

Det. Bevenour
Gettysburg Police Dept

January 25, 2012

As the Mother of a Georgia Law Enforcement Officer Son, my heart just goes out to the family, friends, and long-time co-workers of Ms. Thomas. They put their lives on the line every single day to protect and serve each and every one of us. I know this was one thing you did not want to happen, but I just pray that you ALL will be able to get through these next few weeks and months, but, I know that you will never forget those prescious memories of Ms. Thomas. I just pray that you will all look to God in this time, and pray for His strength on a daily basis. Please keep praying for the rest of us Law Enforcement families! Being that this is in REALLY kinda hits home for ME! I will be praying for you all. God BLESS you ALL.

Anita G. Taylor
Mother of a Son in Law Enforcement

January 25, 2012

Thank you for your service, Off. Thomas. Please know that it was appreciated by the citizens of Atlanta that you so proudly served.

Greg Scott
VP for Public Safety, Inman Park Neighborhood Association

January 25, 2012

This madness has to stop. We need tougher laws when it comes to the slaying of a police officer. When is this country going to come to its senses. These are our children, siblings, parents and aunts and uncles who we lose. I am sorry for the untimely death of your loved one and may you find comfort in God. She will be missed by a nation of Public Safety Personell as well as you. She is now serving a higher chief.

Marc P. Cohen
Concerned Citizen & Parent of a Police Officer

January 25, 2012

May God embrace Ofcr. Thomas' family, colleagues and friends with strength, courage and comfort.
Continue to protect and serve us from your new watch.

Chaplain Jerry Steele
Coquille Police Dept., Coquille, Oregon

January 25, 2012

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. My condolences to your family, friends and coworkers of the Atlanta Police Department. May you rest in peace.

Off. William F. Shields
Federal Reserve Police/Philadelphia - Retired/Haverford Police

January 25, 2012

RIP Officer Thomas!!! Thank you for your service and commitment to your community and fellow officers. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and co-workers during this difficult time.

PFC Joshua B. Kerce
Rome Police Department

January 25, 2012

This is why the first drunk driving offense should be punishable by life in prison. To Officer Thomas's familiy I'm sorry for your lose may God be with you in the coming days. We all stand behind you and support you. Sadly on this day you have laid a costly sacrifice upon the altar of freedom. RIP
sister we got it fron here.

LEO in training

January 25, 2012

I love you Gail, I will miss you forever. Your smile was everlasting, our almighty God has taken you home to be with him and to watch over us. I pray your family will find peace knowing you are one of his angels in heaven as you were an angel on earth. REST IN ETERNAL PEACE


January 25, 2012

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