Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Christopher Richard Parsons

Washington County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, December 15, 2012

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Christopher Richard Parsons

Condolences to all who knew and loved him. He is a hero. Rest in peace.

Recruit Lauren Becker
Jefferson College Law Enforcement Academy

December 16, 2012

I am lost for words but only to say that the family, friends and department are in my prayers. It's not easy now and never will be. Deputy Parsons is a fine officer, and always will be. Rest in Peace brother in Law Enforcment.

Patrolman Jerry Hicks Jr.
Leadwood Police Dept.

December 16, 2012

Christ have mercy, Lord have mercy

S. I. Drake, Lt. IPD (Ret)
Indianapolis Police

December 16, 2012

My prayers and condolenses to Dep Parsons family. Also to his police family RIP Brother!!!!

Dep Chief (Ret) Bob Ward
Indianapolis Police Dept

December 16, 2012

Rest in peace our brother. Thank you for your service. Prayers for your family friends and Washington County SD.

United States Marshals Service C/IL

December 16, 2012

So saddened to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

December 16, 2012

May God hold you and your family in His loving arms... You served your county with dignity and honor and will be remembered forever....You now keep a silent watch on all of us, not just Washington Co, MO....God Bless you for your service and God Bless your family...we grieve with them at your senseless murder.

Georgia Klingler
citizen of Doniphan, Missouri

December 16, 2012

God Bless your family and rest in peace brother!

Deputy Ricky Phillips
Henderson County Sheriff's dept. Hendersonville N.C.

December 16, 2012

My heart and prayers are with the family, friends and coworkers of this hero. May God be with each of you and guide you through these troubled times. Rest in peace Deputy Parsons.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

December 16, 2012

Rest in peace brother.

Ofc. O. A. Olasokan
NYS University Police at SUNY Potsdam

December 16, 2012

Rest in Peace...

Syracuse Police Dept, NY

December 16, 2012

My condolences to your family. This is another tragedy that causes us to lose a great man who chose to put his life on the line for us.

Thank you Deputy Parsons.

You and your family are in my thoughts and my heart now and forever.

Rebecca Davis, Civilian
Sister - Constable Brian Bachmann - EOW 8/13/12

December 16, 2012

Rest in peace my brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

James J. Scanlon (Retired CPD)
North American SWAT Training Assoc (NASTA)

December 16, 2012

This is a sad day for the local and world law enforcement community. It is a sad thing to lose a fellow brother, but even worse when it is to a senseless act of evil. We will always remember this deputy and our thoughts and prayers go to the family, friends and to the Washington County Sheriffs Office. As a former deputy of the same Sheriffs department my heart is broken. I want you all to know that I am always going to keep you in my prayers. I will always be available with an open ear. Please stay safe. God bless all.

Patrolman Nathan Wells
Former Washington County Sheriffs Deputy

December 16, 2012

This has been a very sad month for law enforcement, as far as that goes it's been sad for our whole nation. Just so the country knows we will fill the gaps and we will press the fight.

Lt. Clint Sims
Lowness county sheriff's department

December 16, 2012

Rest in Peace brother. We have it from here.

Our Greatest Fear

Yet once again the Thin Blue Line is diminished,
an officer’s final tour of duty is finished.
"Officer down", it’s our greatest fear,
and once again, I hold back a tear.
They patrol in the state, city, county and town,
in uniforms colored white, green, blue and brown.
The shape of their badges may vary,
but it’s a symbol that they all, proudly carry.
They leave for work with a kiss goodbye,
but some don’t come home, no matter how hard they try.
To uphold the law is the job that they pick,
with such high aspirations, why must some die so quick?
They leave behind loved ones, family and friends,
after their lives have met tragic ends.
Some die in crashes, others hearts not too stout,
to many have been lost when gunshots ring out.
Our Heavenly Father has called them home,
no more these dark streets do they roam.
Through trial and error they have given their best,
please Lord, now grant them eternal rest.
Yet once again the Thin Blue Line is diminished,
an officer’s final tour of duty is finished.
"Officer down", it’s our greatest fear,
and once again I hold back a tear.
(By Master Trooper Dave “Stumpy” Miller )

Detctive S.Bruinsma
Orange County Sheriff's Office, Fl

December 16, 2012

Deputy Parsons,

May God watch over you and your family. A TRUE AMERICAN HERO. Patrol in God's heaven. RIP.

Stephen Bruet PPO II
Department of Public Safety NC

December 16, 2012

You are a hero & an angel. God bless you & your family.

D/S Timothy Hernandez & D/S Christina Hernandez
Escambia County S/O. FL

December 16, 2012

RIP Brother...(salute)

Retired Trooper A.D.Dezso

December 16, 2012

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

Corrections Officer Paul Schanno
Hennepin County (Minneapolis)-ACF

December 16, 2012

Deputy Sheriff Parsons, during your tour of duty you served your county and state with honor and dignity. It is your time to rest, we will carry on from here. To the family of Deputy Parson, you all are in our thoughts and prayers. The Law Enforcement family will stand beside you. To the men and women of the Washington County Sheriff's Department hold your heads high as you all carry on during these difficult times. Fair Winds and Following Seas Brother

Detective Grade One Robert Jackson
Metropolitan Police Department/Homicide Branch

December 16, 2012

I had the great opportunity of speaking to Deputy Parsons' academy class at Mineral Area Law Enforcement Academy. This young man took a leap of faith as all Law Enforcement officers do, knowing that the job has many risks. I would like to commend Deputy Parsons on his bravery, and thank him for his service. My heart is with his family, both immediate and his brothers and sisters at the Washington Co. SD. God Bless you Chris.

Patrolman E.Ziegler DSN 211
Crystal City Police Department Missouri

December 16, 2012

So sorry for your loss, I am sure he was a wonderful officer . I am not an officer but wanted to say I was sorry. RIP CHRISTOPER PARSONS.

marcia padilla kewanee,IL 61443

December 16, 2012

God Bless Deputy Parsons, his family and the Washington County Sheriff's Office. R.I.P

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, Military Police

December 16, 2012


Deputy J. Strom
Onondaga County Sheriffs Office- Syracuse, NY

December 16, 2012

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