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

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.


Deputy Kristie Hensley - Ret.

January 30, 2012

ON behalf of the LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS I send my deepest sympathy and prayers to the family.


January 30, 2012

On behalf of the High Point Police Department, I send my deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family.

Godspeed Brother...

POI K. Jarrell

January 30, 2012

Just again letting you know that Hero's are never forgotten. RIP.

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

January 30, 2012

God Bless You Officer Thomas. May the good Lord above be with all of your family, friends, and co-workers. May You Rest in Peace Mam.

Chris Walley
Former Deputy/Jail Officer, Wayne Co. Sheriffs Department Wayne Co. MS

January 30, 2012

My thoughts and prayers of sympathy and renewed strength to Sr. Police Officer Gail Thomas' family and the entire Atlanta Police Department.
I shall continue to keep you all in prayer during this time of need and the days to come.

Majorie Hall, Admin and Finance
Georgia Family Connection Partnership (Atlanta office)

January 30, 2012

If this woman should fall,who will lift the flag and carry on? Thank you for lifting the flag Officer Thomas.

Deputy Darrin Ellis
Kings County Sheriffs Office(Ca.)

January 30, 2012

I'm deeply sadden by the traggic lost of a fellow Law Enforcement officer. My prays and condolences to the Family of Gail Thomas. - Detective Lance Deleston

Officer 1/Detective Lance Deleston
Mobile Police Department

January 30, 2012

Thoughts and prayers to both Senior Police Officer Thomas's family and to the APD family as all of you go through this time of sorrow. Our prayers are with you.

Rita Rocker, Intergovernmental Relations
Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles

January 30, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Senior Officer Thomas as well as the brotherhood at Atlanta Police Department. May you rest in God's eternal peace our sister!

Detective Mark Techmanski
City of Syracuse (NY) Police Department

January 30, 2012

Rest in Peace Officer Thomas....Prayers to your family and fellow Law Enforcement officers

Patrolman Jason McCalla
Washington GA police department

January 30, 2012

Rest in Peace Sister.

Deputy Beth Lavin
King County Sheriff's Office Seattle, WA

January 29, 2012

May you rest in peace Officer Thomas. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

PO SR. R.A COWAN #1206
Gwinnett County Police

January 29, 2012

To the Family:

May the love of God's peace keep you during this time of sorrow. No words can express or take the place of how you are feeling right now, but know that she is in a better place and you will see her again.

Gail never met a stranger and she always had a smile on her face. I'm sure she is in heaven smiling for God and looking down on all of us and saying be strong, don't cry, for the tragedy that took place on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 was in God's plans and now I'm in his Hands.

Lt. Marcus Walton
Gerogia Tech PD

January 29, 2012

Prayers for her families‚ô•

Sharon McCalop

January 29, 2012

Rest in Peace Officer Gail Thomas....Condolences to her family,friends and co-worker's. May God give you all stength.

Corrections Officer Rochelle Johnson
Ohio Department of Corrections

January 29, 2012

Rest well, Officer Thomas, your watch is over. May your family find comfort during this time of grief.


January 29, 2012

To Officer Gail Thomas,

May you Rest in Peace. Thank you for your brave service. God Bless.

Recruit P.O Luis Dominguez
Hackensack Police Department

January 29, 2012

I'm originally from Georgia, in the navy now moving around. Haven't been to Georgia in over a year, but it always is hard to hear about something so close to home. I can tell just by your picture that you were a pleasant person and I'm sure you loved your job. Thank you for all of your hard work, and I am so sorry that this happened to you. Rest in peace sister, you deserve all the respect and prayers you are getting.

HSSA David Boston
United States Navy, Hospital corpsman, Great lakes, IL

January 29, 2012

I remember how nice and helpful you were to me when I joined the Department as a scared little dispatcher without a clue. I made it my mission to become a a great dispatcher like you. I was close--but I never made it there because you were one of the dispatchers around. I then watched you transition into a great career as a Police officer.

I am thinking back to our last conversation in late November when we rode up on the elevator together and we talked about Jasmine. We talked as if it had not been a long time since we last saw each other.

I will forever remember you smiling as we hugged and parted in the hallway.

You are and always will be one of the nicest people around. Now you are sharing that beautiful smile with the rest of the angels in Heaven.

Rest in Peace!!!!

Communications Supervisor Andrea Dozier
Atlanta Police Department

January 29, 2012

God bless the APD and the Thomas family for their loss.

Sgt. Geoff Odom
Metro-Nashville Police Department, Tennessee

January 29, 2012

My Heart goes out to the Family and Friend of this Officer. I went to Elementary School with Gail and Earl and I still remember that smile. Rest In Peace Senior Officer Thomas

Sgt. A.C.Jackson- Anderson
EastPoint Police Department/Jail Division

January 29, 2012

Whatever our duty, or wherever we serve, we are all brothers and sisters in this most honorable calling. We have lost yet another sister who we must never forget.

My deepest sympathy to both her family and her police family. My thoughts and prayers are with them. May she rest in eternal peace.

Sgt. Tom Waller, Cincinnati P.D., Ret.
Greater Cincinnati Police Museum

January 28, 2012

respect from ME and Georgia Dept. Juvenile Justice.

Sgt. Parker

January 28, 2012

May you rest in peace knowing you gave your all to the people of Atlanta. My condolences also go out to your family and the Atlanta Police Department.

Lieutenant (Ret)
San Francisco State University Police

January 28, 2012

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