Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Ryan Tvelia

Norfolk County Sheriff's Office, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, April 10, 2012

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Ryan Tvelia

To the family and friends of Deputy Ryan Tyelia,, his fellow deputies,, and most especially to Ryan:

We honor your service to your community as a law enforcement officer and you will always be remembered and revered. Rest in Peace.

On behalf of our entire family, I wish to extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Deputy Tvelia was killed. May his loved ones continue to be supported by their law enforcement family and other police survivors. Our family grieves with you and for you. To Ryan's family, you are in my heart's embrace today.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the distinguished service Deputy Tvelia gave to his community and the citizens of Massachusets , and the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on April 10, 2012.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 10, 2012

Rest with the Angels Dekputy Tvelia. Prayers for your family during this time in their lives. Your service dedication and unselfish act of kindness toward the funeral for the mother of another officer says you had a heart of compassion. God bless you. God bless your family. In his grace.

Retired Police Officer Bob Lester
Midland Texas Police Department

April 10, 2012

May you Rest in Peace Deputy. Thank you so much for your service. While it is a tragedy that you were taken so soon, know that you will never be forgotten.

Family of CA LEO

April 10, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with you, your loved ones, and co-workers. Rest in peace, Deputy Tvelia.

Linda Lamm
LEO wife and sister of Jay Balchunas EOW 11.05.04

April 10, 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

April 10, 2012

A tragic loss of a fine officer. My family preys for the Deputy Sheriff's family and that they will have the stength to continue on and one day be able to cellebrate his life. . .

Captain (retired) Dan Hurley
New Jersey State Police

April 10, 2012

May lord bless him and his family. We will never forget. Thank you for your service.

Deputy Nunez
Santa Fe County Sheriffs

April 10, 2012

Rest in peace, Deputy Tvelia. 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, Norfolk County SO and law enforcement brothers & sisters. Godspeed & God Bless, Hero.

Kathy B

April 10, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and your fellow co-workers. May you always be remembered as the HERO that you are! Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Ryan Tvelia!!!!

Shelly Ragsdale
Surviving Spouse of Officer Alan Ragsdale EOW 11-27-00

April 10, 2012

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Ryan Tvelia. My thoughts and prayer go out to the family and friends, And the Depatment. My God be with you all,

widow of a police officer

April 10, 2012

Our prayers and condolences to the family and collegaues of Deputy Sheriff Ryan Tvelia from the officers at 22 Division Toronto Police Service, Toronto Ontario Canada

Wayne Lakey Sgt - Training 22 Division
Toronto Police Service

April 10, 2012

God Bless Deputy Tvelia, his 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

April 10, 2012

Rest in Peace..

Syracuse Police Dept, NY

April 10, 2012

Brother Tvelia,
You have served your Dept with honor. May God hold you close and shower your loved ones with the blessings of comfort knowing you are with Him.

Lieutenant Jeffery Myers
Russellville Police Dept., Arkansas

April 10, 2012

Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff Ryan Tvelia. My thoughts and prayers go out to you, your family, and your department at this time. Thank you for your service to this country and your community.

Sgt. Reuben C. Black
Barnwell Police Dept., Barnwell S.C.

April 10, 2012

“The Final Inspection"

The Police Officer stood and faced our God,
Which must always come to pass.
You hope your shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as your brass.

"Step forward now, Police Officer.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"

The Police Officer with squared shoulders and said,
"No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
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 awfully tough.

But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just 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 human tears.

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 had often trod.
As the Police Officer waited quietly,
For the judgment of our God.

"Step forward now, Police Officer,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell”
Former GA & WI Police Officer/Deputy

Retired Lita J Blum
Hinesville, GA PD

April 10, 2012

Words cannot express our grief
for a life taken that was all to brief.

Your ultimate sacrifice to to make us safe
has put you in a special place.

In our thoughts will remain your deeds so kind
and may a special light upon your heirs always shine.

Rest in peace my hero Deput Tvelia

Bill Mann
Civilian Supporter
South Pasadena, CA

April 10, 2012

Condolences to the Tvelia Family and to the Norfolk County Sheriff's Office on the loss of a hero.

Chief (Retired) Albert Rohrbach
Fountain Hill Police Department Pennsylvania

April 10, 2012

To Deputy Tvelia's Family and to the Norfolk County Sheriff's Office Family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. We hope you find peace and comfort in knowing others care.

Rita Rocker, Intergovernmental Relations
Georgia State Board of Pardons & Paroles

April 10, 2012

Rest in peace and may god bless you Deputy


April 10, 2012

Rest in peace Deputy Tvelia. Thank you for your dedication and commitment to community service. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and fellow officers.

Sgt. Karen Wilkinson
Polk County Sheriff's Office

April 10, 2012

God Bless you & your family you all are in our Prayers. May you stay safe & be Blessed.

Officer Wilson

April 10, 2012

Rest in peace brother. We will not forget you

Patrolman KH

April 10, 2012

You are truly a hero to us all. Prayers are with your family at their time of need. You will not be forgotten. RIP.

Detective Steven Clothier
Myrtle Beach Police Dept., SC

April 10, 2012

Rest in peace brother! You served with HONOR and will never be forgotten!

Patrol Officer Daniel Lopez
Las Cruces Police Department

April 10, 2012

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