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

Such a tragedy when those in uniform lose their lives in any situation. My prayers & thoughts are with the family and the other officers in this department.

Texas resident - Ken Hollingsworth

January 25, 2012

Last nigh was a nightmare, this morning is reality. We just talked about these drunk drivers a couple of weeks ago. You were the PERFECT Officer. Love goes out to your family and may GOD be with them. RIP SPO Thomas we love you :'(

Officer M. Lencrerot Jr.
Atlanta Police Zone 2

January 25, 2012

Thought and prayers are with your department and family.

James Hall (Explorer)
Kenosha Police Department

January 25, 2012

Thank you for your service and my prayers are with your love ones.

Retired Deputy John Latour
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office

January 25, 2012

His Judgment Day:
The officer stood and faced his God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shinning, Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, Officer, How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek To my church have you been true?"
The officer squared his shoulder and said, "No, Lord, I guess I aint, Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays, And at times my talk was rough, And sometimes I've been violent Because the streets are tough.
But I never took a penny That wasn't mine to keep.. Though I worked a lot of overtime, when the bills got too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help Though at times I shook with fear. And sometimes, God forgive me, I've wept an unmanly tear.
I know I don't deserve a place among the people here. They never wanted me around except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here, Lord, it needn't be so grand. I never expected or had too much, But if you don't...I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne, where the saints often trod. As the officer waited quietly for the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, Officer. You've borne your burdens well. Come walk a beat on heaven's streets, You've done your time in hell"

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May God be with everyone

Motor Officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano, TX

January 25, 2012

My prayers are with the Thomas family. Officer Thomas may you rest in peace as a hero of our great nation.

SAC Addy Villanueva
Miami Regional Operations Center
Florida Department of Law Enforcement

January 25, 2012

Rest in peace my Sister!
"Blessed are the peacemakers; for they shall be called the children of God." Matthew 5:9

Jack Garcia, Retired FBI

January 25, 2012

Rest in peace Officer Thomas!
You will not be forgotten!

Willie Bell Hopewell VA!
Friend Of All Law Enforcement Officers!

January 25, 2012

R.I.P Officer Thomas. My prayers go out to her personal family and police family

S. Fairley
Washington D.C.

January 25, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with you, your family, friends and fellow Officers.

Detective J. Brown
Mountain Brook Police Department, Mountain Brook, Al

January 25, 2012

My wife and I want you to know that our deepest thoughts and prayers are with Officer Thomas's family, friends, co-workers, and agency. Rest In Peace Officer Thomas for you were taken from us far too soon but we will carry on for you…

SGT Mike Allen (Retired)
California Highway Patrol

January 25, 2012

My prayers goes out to the family. GOD will always be there when you need a friend father sister or anything else.

Sergeant M. Glover
Harris Country Pct. 5

January 25, 2012


Deputy J. Wright #2534
Dekalb County Sheriff's Office

January 25, 2012

Christ have mercy, Lord have mercy

S. I. Drake, (Ret. Lt.)
Indianapolis Police

January 25, 2012

Rest in peace, Senior Police Officer Thomas. 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, APD and law enforcement brothers & sisters. Godspeed & God Bless, Hero.

Kathy B
Georgia Citizen

January 25, 2012

Rest in peace thoughts are with your family, friends, and the members of the APD during this most difficult and tragic time.

Lt. Joseph Ward, Ret.
Jackson, NJ PD

January 25, 2012

Our family sends our deepest sympathy to the family of Officer Thomas. For protecting and serving your life was sacrificed. We will not forget.

Linda Rittenhouse
Mother of Fallen Officer Matthew Rittenhouse EOW 9/16/2004

January 25, 2012

Rest In Peace.. Peace unto you family.


January 25, 2012

My heart goes out to you, your family and the Atlanta PD Family. We've lost more than our share of good officers and we know there are no words to ease the pain. You and your family are in our prayers.

SGT Alan Franks (RET)
Chattanooga Police Department

January 25, 2012

As you departed the bonds of this earth and touched the face of God, know that the service and dedication you had for your department, its fellow officers and the citizens of your community will never be forgotten. May God comfort in this time of sorrow your family, your fellow officers and all those whose lives you have touched. May you RIP, we’ll take it from here.

Captain James Moore
Gardner Police Department

January 25, 2012

Rest in peace Sister Gail.

Ofc. Timothy M. Furlong
Nahant, MA PD

January 25, 2012

So sad, my prayers for family and friends! It was only Tuesday and the driver was found drunk. This is indeed a cry for HELP and it's sad that it had to end with an officer down!


January 25, 2012

Thank you for your service and sacrfice my prayer are with your family, friends and coworkers. Rest in peace my sister.....

Lieutenant Corliss A. Cooper
Chattanooga Police Department

January 25, 2012

My prayers and thoughts are for Officer Gail Thomas family.

Protective Specialist/Police Cadet
Marta Transit Police

January 25, 2012

Deepest sympathy to the family of Senior Officer Thomas, and all those who mourn the loss of Senior Officer Thomas. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Her service will be greatly missed in your community and her Deeds never forgotten.
God Bless.

Ret PO David Herbert
Toronto Police Service,Ont Canada

January 25, 2012

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