Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Chief of Police Herbert D. Proffitt

Tompkinsville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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Reflections for Chief of Police Herbert D. Proffitt

A true hero both to his country and the community he served.
This shows that as law enforcement officers, the dangers never end, even after retirement.

Rest In Peace Sir.

Corporal Phillip White
Trident Technical College DPS

August 30, 2012

Chief Proffitt, a true American Hero. May you rest in peace and your loved ones find solace in their memories of you. Gods speed.

Communication Officer Laura Jossart
Hartford Police Dept, Hartford WI

August 30, 2012

And as you enter the Kingdom, God say's, "WELL, done good and faithful servant!" Many years of a gift you gave are well appreciated. Our thoughts and prayers are with you family. Be at peace now Chief.

Kat Canant
Administrative Assistant Lake Lure Police Department NC

August 30, 2012

Rest in peace, Chief Proffitt. Thank you for your many years of service as a dedicated police officer to your community. Your ultimate sacrifice and that of your family will not be forgotten. Prayers for your family, friends, Tompkinsville PD, Monroe County SO and many law enforcement brothers & sisters. Godspeed & God Bless, Hero.

Kathy B
Grateful Citizen

August 30, 2012

This is a SIN, Chief Proffitt, may you rest in Peace, and may the force be with you ~~~~ may the Angels comfort you ;o(

Michael Wallace

August 30, 2012

Our prayers are with you and yours upon hearing these sad, sad events. A true hero, indeed. God bless and RIP.

Officer T. Wulf, Retired
New Richmond, WI Police Dept.

August 30, 2012

Wow... What can I say besides what a dirtbag that obviously holds a grudge. If KY has a death penalty I hope this guy goes to the front of the line. RIP Chief and my condolences to family, friends and members of the Tompkinsville Police Department.

Rick Bonneau, Deputy Chief (Ret)
Skowhegan Police Dept., Maine

August 30, 2012

our hearts are so sad in massachusets. praying for you.

Krista Raymond

August 30, 2012

Thank you Chief Proffitt for your many fine years and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the job you loved. You are a true AMERICAN HERO !!!!

My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and many LE contacts and friends you have made over your fine career. May you forever, rest in peace, sir...

Sgt. Mitch Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

August 30, 2012

Gone, but never forgotten.

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and colleagues. Once a cop, always a cop. Continue to keep watch over us all.

Sgt. T. J. Jones
Greater Cleveland Transit Police Department

August 30, 2012

What a terrible crime, praying for all of you at the Tompkinsville Police Department. Praying for strength in such a terrible time. May God give you all peace through this process. Not easy..

Attorney Generals Office
State of Delaware

August 30, 2012

Rest in peace, Chief. 55 years of service to the community - amazing! And that's not counting your military service to country.

Officer R. Law
Rocklin PD

August 30, 2012

Thank you for all of your service, for you have surpassed the call of duty. May you rest in peace!

Heather Kiplinger

August 30, 2012

Rest in peace Chief. We have the watch.

Det. B. Lavine
Boxborough, MA P.D.

August 30, 2012


Sgt. T. Prime/Ret.
Demarest PD/NJ

August 30, 2012

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