Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Border Patrol Agent David Richard Delaney

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, November 2, 2012

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Reflections for Border Patrol Agent David Richard Delaney

Never Forgotten. It was an Honor serving with you David.

Mark G. Williams

November 3, 2022

Agent Delaney,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country-not just as a Border Patrol Agent but also when you served with the U.S. Armed Forces-especially during the 1991 Persian Gulf War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 2, 2022

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

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

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

My thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and friends. May you Rest In Peace.

Special Agent
Homeland Security Investigations - HSI

December 30, 2012

Rest in peace and thank you for your service.

John Latour

December 26, 2012

I remember a lot of our conversations when we were in Charleston. You were a great help to me as I taught my first session at the Academy, you were a great Section Leader and your contributions were invaluable. I remember you as a friend when we were in Casa Grande and I was saddened by your early departure but gladdened to see you return to the Service later on.

Words fail me beyond that, I cannot yet fathom the reasons for your having been taken from your family and friends. But I will always have the deepest and most profound respect for all that you accomplished during your brief time with us. God bless you and keep you my good friend.

Field Operations Supervisor G.S. Jones
CBP US Border Patrol

December 18, 2012



December 18, 2012

I cried as I rocked my children to sleep last night. I couldn't help but think of you. I'm sad it took me so long to find out about your passing. I asked about you many times as I failed to find you on facebook. I was told it was likely due to your job, but I was happy to hear you reached your goal. I can still remember our first conversation, and our last. I will never forget you and all the good times we shared together. I know it's late, but congratulations on your wedding and your three children. Your wife and children are in my thoughts and prayers. I look forward to seeing you again in the next life. Until then, you will be missed.

Valerie Rieman
Friend, College Park

December 7, 2012

Dave was a dependable friend. I liked the way you always knew where you stood with him. I admired his ability to take a strong committed position on most anything and stick with it. He was not a fence sitter. I knew of his desire to be a border patrol agent and remember hearing he made that goal. Not surprising. I did not know about the wife and family as I lost touch with him but my prayers and condolences to them. I know his abilities will not be wasted on the other side.

Eric Selvidge

December 6, 2012

I lost contact with David, my old roommate, but he'll be missed. What a great guy. We had some fun times in Florida, great conversations, lots of laughter, talks about life and the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He was a "thinker" and always working to overcome his short comings and to become a stronger, smarter, more dedicated follower of God. I'm happy to see he ended up doing what he desired, we talked much about his drive to be serving as a boarder patrol, after his military service in the Army, and Marine Corps. May your family and children be blessed and always know and feel your love for them. I hope they will always know what a cool guy you were buddy. Love you Dave, When my time comes, when I get there, I'll see you on the other side my friend.

Damon Thueson
Former Roommate, Friend, Pal

December 5, 2012

Dave was always a kind man. He was a good friend. We have a lot of memories from our church group, the singles ward. He was always helpful and hard-working. I am grateful for his friendship and wish his wife and children peace at this time.

Suzan Wilson

December 5, 2012

Little did you know that morning, God would call you name. In life you were loved dearly and in death it is the same. My sincere condolences to your wife and children, and to your coworkers. RIP Patrol Agent Delaney

Robina Browne
Mother of Dep Sheriff D. Browne-Sanchez E.O.W 2/10/2007, Honolulu, HI

November 25, 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, Texas

November 19, 2012

God rest your soul Sir. May your family be forever watched over and blessed. May your friends and colleagues be at peace. We'll see you again Sir.
Please watch over us from on high.

Surviving Daughter of Special Agent J. Robert Porter
Federal Bureau of Investigation
E.O.W. 8/9/79

November 14, 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 David died. 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 Border Patrol Agent Favid Delaney gave to his community and the citizens of our country , and the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on November 2, 2012.

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

November 12, 2012

Rest in Peace Border Patrol Agent David Delaney. 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

November 12, 2012

Rest In Peace Agent Delaney.

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

November 11, 2012

Rest in peace my brother for you are a true hero. May God wrap his arms around your family and fellow Officers in this sad time. Thank you for your service.

Trooper Scott Wernecke #958
Washington State Patrol

November 9, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with Agent Delaney's family and his Brothers and Sisters in Blue. Rest in peace.

Deputy Johanna Polo
Monroe County Sheriffs Dept Rochester NY

November 8, 2012

Thank you for your service and sacrifice Agent Delaney. You answered God's calling, your duty is done, a hero you will always be. RIP brother....

Lt. Clent Rambin (Ret.)
Shreveport Police Dept. and Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

November 8, 2012

Agent Delaney,

You have entered into the presence of the Lord. Rest your soul.

To Your Family:

Feel His presence as God answers the prayers of many who have fallen to their knees on your behalf. Since the day of my son's death, I have carried every law enforcement officer and their family in my heart.

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray, “Lord, Be with all law enforcement officers. Keep them safe and free from harm. They are your soldiers on the front line of the battle against evil. If one should fall this day - wrap their family in your loving arms. Surround them with loving, caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name, Amen”

I have lifted you and your family to God every morning for 20 months. Feel those prayers. God is with you, He knows and will ease your pain.

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011

November 7, 2012

Our deepest sympathy to the dear family and friends of Agent Delaney. God Bless him for his service and sacrifice he made to keep others safe. Rest in Peace sir, you will not be forgotten.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte, NC

November 7, 2012

God's peace and speed Agent Delaney. Thank you for your brave, dedicated service. RIP brother.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago P.D.

November 7, 2012

Thank you for your servive

Citizen - Louis Garcia

November 7, 2012

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