Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Joshua Shane Mitchell

Reagan County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, August 1, 2012

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Joshua Shane Mitchell

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Josh Mitchell.

Officers and Dispatchers
Jal Police Department/Jal, NM

August 2, 2012

Rest In Peace...

Det. Mike Mares
San Antonio Police Department

August 2, 2012

I wil alway remember how Josh would check on us when I worked night shift in the hospital in Big Lake and I always knew he was concerned for our safely and protection. He was an amazing officer and an amazing person. May God receive you with open arms and send comfort to you wife, fellow officers and friends in their time of grieve. Thank you for your service and the ultimate sacrifice you made to protect your community and friends. You will be remembered. God Speed.

Delana Johnson
Former Agency Nurse for Reagan Memorial

August 2, 2012

God's speed and God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Corrections Officer Paul Schanno
Hennepin County (Minneapolis)- ACF

August 2, 2012

May God put his loving arms around your family and fellow deputies and give them the strenght, wisdom, courage to get through this terrible ordeal.

Major Walter R. Landrum (Retired 2012)
Bainbridge Public Safety Department

August 2, 2012

Deputy Mitchell:
Such a tragic loss. Thank you for your 6 years of service to the community. I will be praying for your family, friends, fellow deputies, and for justice.

Wife of Stanislaus County Deputy Sheriff (California)

August 2, 2012

I'm so honored to have had the opportunity to work with you at RCSO. I have so many memories of you and our time there together ranging from funny, scary, sad, fast-paced, slow ... I won't ever forget you, Josh, or everything you contributed to my world as a friend, a jailer, and an officer. Prayers for your wife, your mom and sisters, and the many other family members and friends who are forced to go on without you. Til we meet again, brother.......

Former 911 Dispatcher/Licensed Jailer Le
Reagan County Sheriff's Office

August 2, 2012

I never met you even though you worked only a few counties away from where I work. I pray God wraps his loving arms around your family as you are welcomed into the streets of Heaven. Rest in Peace Brother...we have the watch now.

Deputy Georgina Maritz
Concho County S.O.

August 2, 2012

I met Dep. Mitchell in June at the DARE conference in Eagle Pass. He seemed so excited about what he was doing. He made me more interested in my job. I believe GOD said something about the young will lead you. He was an inspiration to me in the short time I knew him. He even left the conference early to get back to his job. Josh, you go on and rest now. We who are left behind will carry on the tradition you loved and were so proud of. GOD bless you for your interest in the children of Texas. You WILL NOT be forgotten.

Sr. Officer Robert L. Clark
Sweetwater Police Department

August 2, 2012

Rest in peace Brother Josh.

Ofc. Timothy M. Furlong
Nahant, MA PD

August 2, 2012

Godspeed..... Peace.... Brother...

Officer (Retired)
Oklahoma #69

August 2, 2012

My brother in blue as you begin your patrol of the streets of heaven. You can rest in peace knowning that your brothers in blue will take care of your family and keep them safe in thier hour of need. As you are greeted by the Brothers and Sisters who have left us way to early, you will be remembered as a hero as they where too. So fly as an angle you have left way to soon you will be missed. Gods speed my brother gods speed.

PO Drew Palmer (ret)
NYPD Highway Patrol Unit 1

August 2, 2012

Bless you Deputy Mitchell. Your family and the citizens of Big Lake and Reagan County are in our hearts and prayers through this very difficult time.

Big Lake was such a part of our family's life experiences and the Reagan Co. Sheriff's Office and Texas Department of Public Safety our family for so many years. Though this is so very sad, we smile as we know that this fine man is now with the best of the best, finest of the finest LEOs.

David Atwood
Robbie Atwood-White

The Family of Vick D. Atwood
Ret. Reagan Co. Sheriff, Trooper, TX DPS

August 2, 2012

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Reagan County Sheriff's Office. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother.

Chief Steven Marshall
Washington, NH Police Department

August 2, 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 brother, we’ll take it from here.

Capt. James W. Moore
Gardner, KS Police Dept.

August 2, 2012

"Blessed are the Peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God" Matthew 5:9

GOD Bless you and your family.

Rest In peace........

Officer Paladino/1765
Colorado Springs Police Department

August 2, 2012

"Fallen but not forgotten, these are the heroes that stand so tall,
And forever we will remember, with honor and glory they gave their all".

John 15:13: "No one has greater love than this, that someone would lay down his life for his friends".

Our prayers are with your family and friends.

Chief Roy A. Owens
Colorado City (Texas) Police Department

August 2, 2012

You Sir are a hero just by the profession you chose, may God Bless you, your family, police family and friends

Civilian, Manchester, NH

August 2, 2012

Rest well my brother for your sacrifice was not in vain. As you take the watch in heaven, we'll take care of it down here. May God bless and grant the family both physical and Law Enforcement peace and comfort.

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13
Rev. Carlos Stapleton
JCSO, Chaplain Fairview VFD

August 2, 2012

Another Loss of one of our Brothers! Our hearts go out to his Family. From his Brothers at the Morgan County Alabama Sheriffs Department.

Captain Ron Livingston
Morgan County Alabama Sheriffs Office

August 2, 2012

Our thoughts go out to the family of Deputy Josh Mitchell.
you are a True Hero and will never be forgotten for your service and courage

K.L.Mellinger 223
So. NYE, Co. Sheriffs Search & Rescue

August 2, 2012

Deputy Mitchell you did what most couldn't. You will not be forgotten. Because of Men like you I take nothing for granted. God speed sir


JCSO Deputy
Johnson County Sheriff's Office

August 2, 2012

R.I.P. Deputy Mitchell my sincere heartfelt condolences goes to your the family, friends and co-workers for you tragic loss. May the memory of your service, heroism and your ultimate sacrifice remain forever, you are in a better place brother patrolling the highways of Heaven, you will not be forgotten. May God watch over your family, friends and the Reagan Co. SO and keep them safe!

Sr.Detention Officer Tina Tijerina #1366
Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office, Edinburg, TX

August 2, 2012

We sometimes don't remember that small town policing isn't always the laid back, Mayberry-like atmosphere. A good man gone too soon. Peace and healing to those in the west Texas flatlands.

Chief Deputy Jay Six
Tarrant County Sheriff's Office

August 2, 2012

May God continue to watch over Deputy Mitchell's family, friends and coworkers. It was good to know this Deputy. God Bless.

Chris A.
former COPsync employee

August 2, 2012

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