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

I am so saddened. A fine member of our community, dedicated public servant, beautiful face for our city, now gone. The sun will never shine the way it did when Senior Officer Thomas was here.
My thoughts are with her family, and her daughter, who face some of the darkest moments of their lives ahead.

We shall never forget the brilliant light she was for everyone she met and all she did to make Atlanta the great city it is.

Erik Bagby, Communications Operator
Wellstar Health System, Kennestone Hospital

January 25, 2012

We so loved her. She was a friend. Every Sunday, we saw her at Passion City Church. Our hearts and prayers go out to her family.

Chelsea Kelter, LMFT
friend from Passion City Church

January 25, 2012

Police Officer's Prayer to St. Michael

Saint Michael, heaven's glorious commissioner of police,
who once so neatly and successfully cleared God's premises
of all its undesirables, look with kindly and professional
eyes on your earthly force.

Give us cool heads, stout hearts, and uncanny flair for
investigation and wise judgement.

Make us the terror of burglars, the friend of children and
law-abiding citizens, kind to strangers, polite to bores,
strict with law-breakers and impervious to temptations.

You know, Saint Michael, from your own experiences
with the devil that the police officer's lot on earth is not
always a happy one; but your sense of duty that so
pleased God, your hard knocks that so surprised the
devil, and your angelic self-control give us inspiration.

And when we lay down our night sticks, enroll us in your
heavenly force, where we will be as proud to guard the
throne of God as we have been to guard the city of all
the people. Amen.

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warren rambo
civilian supporter

January 25, 2012

A police officer should be remembered not by how she died, but how she lived! A great woman has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Atlanta Police Department. Rest in Peace Sister.

Chief Steven Marshall
Washington, NH Police Department

January 25, 2012


Deputy J. D. Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office

January 25, 2012

God be with you Officer thomas and your family. Thank you for you dedicated service to the people of Atlanta

Richard Wishin- Court Security Officer

January 25, 2012

Officer Gail Thomas, was at Passion City Church each Sunday morning. Thats where I got to know her. What a beautiful person she was. I will cherish her thoughts she shared, admire her service to our community, miss her smile, and be in prayer for her family left behind. For I know Gail is with her LORD and Savior now.

Chelsea Kelter, LMFT

January 25, 2012

RIP Officer Thomas, you will never be forgotten.

Sergeant Wilfredo Mercado Ret.
Connecticut State Police

January 25, 2012

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

January 25, 2012

Deepest sympathy and prayers to the family, fellow officers and friends of this American Hero from Austin TX.

Austin TX

January 25, 2012

May the Lord bless her family with peace that she lived an honorable life!

Francetta Muhammad
Concerned Citizen

January 25, 2012

Sister Thomas will be forever in our Hearts and Prays.

1st Vp Fl.State Fop, Lonnie Miller Jr.
Florida State Fraternal Order Of Police

January 25, 2012

Gail, you were always a pleasure to be around. Your sense of humor was contagious, and you could lighten any mood. You were very proud of your family, and I am sure that they were just as proud of you. Rest in peace.

Sgt. I. Mayberry
Georgia Institute of Technology Police Department

January 25, 2012

God Speed, sister in blue. You will be sorely missed.

Sherron Conrad - Patrol Officer
Chattahoochee Hills Police Department

January 25, 2012

my condolences to the family of officer thomas


January 25, 2012

Never saw her not smiling, even when I gave her an assignment she didn't particularly like. She was a ray of light even when all around her was dark. She will be missed terribly. God bless you, Gail, and Godspeed. It is sad and bleak here, but Heaven is surely a little brighter today now that you are there.

Lt. Tony Whitmire (Retired)
Atlanta Police

January 25, 2012

From Grady EMS, we mourn with our fellow public service brothers and sisters during this time. We will keep you all in our prayers.

EMT Jones
Grady EMS

January 25, 2012

Another angel in heaven tonight. My thoughts and prayers are with Officer Thomas, her family and fellow Officers. Thank you for your years of service. End of watch came way to soon for this beautiful woman.

Jill A Coolik
Volunteer-SSPD Benevolent Fund

January 25, 2012

My God bless the family, friends, and your police department at this time. There are no words that can be said except Thank you Hero for your service to the community. R.I.P. see you in heaven.

Willliam Hill
Gibson County Indiana Paramedic Ret

January 25, 2012

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

Reserve Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

January 25, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with Officer Thomas' loved ones and everyone at the Atlanta Police Department. Her loss is felt by all of us.

Officer Joe Hoyer
Green Bay Police Department

January 25, 2012

God bless Officer Thomas and help her family through these rough times! I know that it is hard to go through and what it takes to move on.

Steven Bastean, Reverend
MPI, Inactive

January 25, 2012

Will we ever make a dent in the drunk driving barrage? What a tragedy that easily could have been prevented and now the loss of another good Officer. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers. Prayers and thoughts are with you. Thank you Officer Thomas for your many years of service.

Donnie Meaders, Deputy Sheriff
Seminole County (OK) Sheriff's Office

January 25, 2012

God Bless Officer Thomas and may God take her into his heart.

Det. Freer
Marietta PD, Georgia

January 25, 2012

God Bless Officer Thomas, her family, friends and coworkers. "I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom." Abraham Lincoln

Officer Jeffrey Blose
Lake Alfred Police Department FL

January 25, 2012

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