Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Constable Brian David Bachmann

Brazos County Constable's Office - Precinct 1, Texas

End of Watch Monday, August 13, 2012

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Reflections for Constable Brian David Bachmann

Rest In Peace

John Ruth,AEMD Communications Specialist
MOMR, Farmers Branch,TX

October 6, 2012

RIP brother. You will not be forgotten.

Pennsylvania State Constable

September 26, 2012

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 Brian 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 his family, you are in my heart's embrace today.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the distinguished service Constable Bachmann gave to his community and the citizens of Texas, and the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on August 13, 2012.

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

September 15, 2012

Saw this through the 200 blog site... very sad but nice to see so many watching the procession of the sides of the street.... Makes you think one day it could be me....

Pc Hoskins
Metropolitan Police (UK)

September 10, 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"

Author unknown

May God be with everyone

Motor Officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano, TX

September 4, 2012

Rest in peace Constable Bachman. Thank you for your many years of service. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Constable Bachman in this time of tragic loss. And hey, let's be careful out there.

Deputy Sheriff Donnie Meaders
Seminole County (OK) Sheriff's Dept

September 3, 2012

Rest in Peace brother. You paid the ultimate price and my deepest condolences go out to your family and friends. We will carry on on from here. Godspeed.

Christopher King Patrol Deputy
San Augustine County SO

September 1, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and co-workers of this brave officer. Rest in Peace.

Sheriff Ray Foster
Buchanan County Sheriff's Office

August 30, 2012

I remember Brian Bachmann when I worked at the Brazos County Sheriff's Office as a booking officer. Brian always had a smile on his face and you could tell he genuinely enjoyed being a Peace Officer. He will be sorely missed by all his felllow co workers, friends and family. God bless the Bachmann family and may God keep you safe in his arms and comfort you in your time of sorrow.

Jimmy W Walker civilian

August 30, 2012

Rest in Peace Constable Bachmann, may God watch over your family. I know that my Great-Great Uncle Marcellus R. (“Pet”) Millican, Constable, Brazos County, Pct 1 who ended his watch on December 14, 1889 was at those pearly gates to welcome you home. God Bless.

D.R.McDole, Supv Special Agent (Retired)
DHS, ICE

August 21, 2012

I attended the funeral for Constable Bachmann as part of the GPPD Honor Guard. I was so very moved in the way he was remembered as a kind, warmhearted family and Godly man. What touched me the most was that one of his ministers said that the day he was killed, yes Brian was there to serve eviction papers but that was only part of it. There is no doubt in the pastor's mind that he was also there to try and find that man another place to live. That was the kind of giving spirit that Brian was. There is a huge void to fill now in Brazos County. May Brian rest in Heaven's eternal peace in the presence of Almighty God.

DJ Olvera, Patrolman and Honor Guard
Grand Prairie, TX Police Dept

August 20, 2012

God full of mercy who dwells on high
Grant perfect rest on the wings of Your Divine Presence
In the lofty heights of the holy and pure
who shine as the brightness of the heavens
to the soul of Brian Bachmann
who has gone to his eternal rest.

His resting place shall be in the Garden of Eden
Therefore; the Master of mercy will care for him
under the protection of His wings for all time
And bind his soul in the bond of everlasting life.
God is his inheritance and he will rest in peace
and let us say AMEN.

Bill Mann
Civilian Supporter
South Pasadena, CA

August 20, 2012

Rest In Peace Constable Bachmann. We will continue the fight and never forget the ultimate sacrifice you made to keep those on your watch safe.

Officer C. Martin, Jr. #3136
Dekalb County GA Police Dept.
(Former Chattanooga, TN P.D. 1998-2011)

August 20, 2012

RIP constable Bachmann. May God watch over your Family.

Former Trooper Ken R. Bays
VIRGINIA STATE POLICE

August 20, 2012

Our hearts are saddened by this senseless act that has deprived your family and friends of your continued presence. As a security company we do stand in solidarity with law enforcement and know that our prayers and thoughts will continue with your family for healing and comfort as God's Angels surround you with their love - rest in peace, knowing you have served well.

Bill Rainey, Logistics Officer
U.S. International, Austin, TX

August 19, 2012

It was such an honor to be able to escort another fallen hero’s family, (Constable Kevin Aigner), to share in the grief of this hero’s funeral.

To personally witness the fraternity of first responders is always a proud and painful at these types of events. But the TRUE care and compassion it offers the families of these too often unsung heroes is simply outstanding. I think it is how these families are able to find the strength to help us useless civilians through the pain during this kind of loss.

Constable Bachmann will always be held in high regard in our family, as our middle child, had been interning with Precinct 1 all summer, and quite literally, she should be dead along side him that day. But for the grace of God, it was the one time she just didn’t go along with him –and when asked why since they had all just had lunch together, she just shakes her head & whispers, “I don’t know.” Well, I know: Constable Bachmann was a man of God and although it can’t be scientifically shown, I like to think he and God were in league with keeping our child alive that day.

So while we grieve always for this senseless loss, we praise God that our child was so blessed to work with and learn from and ultimately be saved by this fallen hero.

God bless ALL the families that suffer this loss and may we as mere civilians come together and make laws & policies & raise kids that protect those who protect and serve our communities.

Valerie Purcell (CJ major)
mom of future law enforcement

August 19, 2012

God Speed, Brother.

P.O. K. Murphy
Union PD, NJ

August 18, 2012

Constable Bachmann,
Such a sad and senseless tragedy. My heart aches for your family and community. They are all in my prayers, as are your fellow officers.

Karen
Wife of Stanislaus County Deputy Sheriff (California)

August 18, 2012

Brian was a great man and loved by so many in Brazos County. I am so honored to say that I serve in his office. He will be missed. RIP borther.

Deputy Jhon Campbell
Brazos County Constables Offcie - Precinct 1

August 18, 2012

I did not know Constable Brian Bachmann, but I appreciate his service for Brazos County. I am not a resident of Brazos County. I want to extend my sincere condolences to his family.

Steve Meredith
Concerned citizen

August 18, 2012

To whom it may concern,

I wish to extend my sincerest condolences to family, loved ones, and fellow law enforcement officers of Brazos County Constable Brian Bachmann. He is a hero in every sense of the word. May they find peace and healing as soon as humanly possible and know that they are not alone in their grief and outrage. There simply are no words that can adequately convey my sense of outrage and grief at such senseless brutality.

albert lucientes
comcerned citizen

August 18, 2012

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

Retired Special Agent
FBI

August 18, 2012

My thoughts and prayers go out to Brian’s wife Donna, his children, Mr. and Mrs. Bachmann, and his brother and sister. Also, my sympathy to his fellow officers whom he worked with in Brazos county. Brian was a kind man with a huge heart who loved his family and his work. I was Brian’s next door neighbor during his high school years,his classmate, but most of all he was a good friend. He always kept in touch over the years and even sent my children replicas of his police car in Brazos county. I will miss you Brian and you will never be forgotten. Rest in peace.

Tracey Frechette
Former classmate BCS 1989

August 18, 2012

Rest well Constable Bachmann. You will be missed. Thank you for your sacrifice. Blessings!

Program Specialist I
Texas Dept Criminal Justice

August 18, 2012

BRIAN, YOU WILL BE TRULY MISSED BY MANY,, YOU HAVE SO MANY PEOPLE THAT LOVE AND MISS U ALREADY.. YOU ARE WITH THE ANGELS NOW LOOKING OVER US ALL. YOUR FAMILY IS IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS AS YOU ARE.. R.I.P. BRIAN.

BUBBA GONYO
HIGH SCHOOL CLASSMATE.. BCS..

August 17, 2012

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