Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Mary Katherine Ricard

Colorado Department of Corrections, Colorado

End of Watch Monday, September 24, 2012

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Reflections for Sergeant Mary Katherine Ricard

Rest in peace Sergeant Ricard.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 24, 2019

Rest In Peace Sister LEO. You are honored and remembered on the 6th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

September 24, 2018

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 17, 2018

Rest In Peace Sister. You are not forgotten

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA

September 24, 2017

Rest in peace.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

September 24, 2017

Thoughts and prayers for family and friends!

Unit Risk Manager-Vickie ivie
TDCJ/Dalhart Unit/Texas

September 24, 2015

bless the family and friends who remain.

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November 23, 2013

Thinking of you and your family today and praying for their solace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

June 6, 2013

I have read through these reflections, and have to say how very touching they are. Law Enforcement, unlike any other profession is truly a family of many facets. Wether you're a Police Officer, Deputy, Agent, Correctional Officer, State Trooper, Court Officer, etc. You belong to that brother/sisterhood sea of Blue. We all go in knowing the risks of the job at hand, and yet we still stand knowing that next notice could be any of us, we continue in our God ordained orofession for the protection of others. God bless you Sgt. Ricard, and thank you for your service and sacrifice. Been a tough year or so here in Co. For Officer related injuries and fatalaties. Please lord be with our LEO's and continue to helo us fight this seemingly unending battle against evil.

T.M. Headley
Former State Officer
Colorado

May 6, 2013

Very nice reflection Officer Corsentino. May you now rest in the comfort of our lord Sgt. Ricard.

T.M. Headley
Former State Officer
Colorado

May 6, 2013

To the family, coworkers and friends of Sgt Ricard; I am riding my bicycle in the Police Unity Tour from NJ to the Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington DC this month. During my ride I will be wearing a bracelet bearing Sgt. Ricard' name and EOW date. Please know that your loss is felt here on the East Coast, and all of you will be in my heart during our ride. If any of you will be attending the candle light vigil at the memorial, it would be my honor to meet you. I can be contacted at [email protected] I am saying prayers for Grace and Peace for all of you during this time of healing.

Officer Margaret Corsentino
Bernards Township Police, NJ

April 30, 2013

As a former staffer at a CO DOC contract facility I mourn her death and pray for her family at home and at work. God Bless her

Rebecca Sundermeier (former casemanager)

January 22, 2013

My condolences to the family of Officer Ricard

Jett Carlburg

January 7, 2013

As we start a new year(2013), your service and sacrifice will always be remembered.
Rest in Peace my Sister.

To my active duty Brothers and Sisters, PLEASE STAY SAFE!

Master Senior Investigator Cardell L. Dobbins #188 (Ret.)
Illinois Secretary of State Department of Police District 01, Region 01

January 1, 2013

Condolences to the family of Officer Ricard.

Correctional Counselor Daniel E. Silas
Shelby County Division of Correction

December 20, 2012

Sgt,

Even though we have never met, my heart is heavy after our family of Correctional Professionals suffered your lost.
Thank you for giving your life for those of us in Blue. My heart will always be shrouded for you and those lost in the line of duty. May you NEVER be forgotten. Rest in Peace!

W. Bencomo, Correctional Officer I
Colorado Department of Corrections

December 6, 2012

Sgt. Ricard,
Maam, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Colorado. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest symapthy. There is no tougher job in Law Enforcement than that of a Corrections Officer.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

December 4, 2012

Rest in Peace! May that Inmate never see the light of day again!

Senior Officer Specialist
Federal Bureau of Prisons

October 28, 2012

Rest in peace. We'll take the watch from here.

Lieutenant
San Francisco Sheriff's Department

October 20, 2012

Rest In Peace....

John Ruth, AEMD Comm. Specialist
MOMR, Farmers Branch, TX

October 20, 2012

Breaks my heart, breaks my heart. Senseless, ugly & for what purpose?

Mother of a Sargeant
Colo Springs Police Department

October 11, 2012

Rest in Peace Sergeant Mary Ricard. 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, SC

October 11, 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

October 10, 2012

"The Final Inspection"
The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"
The policeman squared his 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 unmanly 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 policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."
Author Unknown

Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police Department

October 9, 2012

Colorado DOC and other family of Sgt Ricard you have the prayers of your Brothers & Sisters from the Arkansas Department of Corrections.

Sgt Stewart
Arkansas Department of Corrections - McPherson

October 8, 2012

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