Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Chris Yung

Prince William County Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Monday, December 31, 2012

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Reflections for Police Officer Chris Yung

I have laid down my life in service to all of you.
I have been a part of the fabric that has held the line between your safety and your victimization. I have given my life so that others may live in peace. I have lived my life as a dedicated member of the greatest profession. There is no greater honor.

As I now become a part of the rich history of law enforcement, please remember me always for I have left behind those who loved and depended upon me.
My partners and my agency, please remember my family, their loss, and don’t let time soften your compassion for them.

You guard the gate now and I will continue my watch from above.

MAY YOU REST IN PEACE AND MAY YOUR FAMILY FIND COMFORT IN THE GOOD YOU HAVE DONE HERE ON EARTH.

Doug Gist, Captain (ret) Washoe S.O.
Silver State National Peace Officers Museum

January 13, 2013

Rest in Peace Officer Chris Yung! Thank you for your service and commitment to Prince William County, Virginia. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will be forever remembered. To your family, I offer my deepest condolences and heartfelt appreciation for Officer Yung's legacy!

Lt. Colonel (Ret) Billy Dickson
Florida Highway Patrol

January 13, 2013

Rest in peace.. Know you will never be forgotten.

Sgt. Robert J Jarman
Twsp of Union Police, NJ

January 10, 2013

Rest in Peace Officer Yung. I moved into my house before PWCPD was formed and have had the honor to meet so many of you. I thank all of you for protecting us in PWC. My concodelenes to your family and friends.
It was an honor to say Good by to you at the viewing and the service and be witness to the outpouring of love and respect shown by so many. You will never be forgotten. Thank you.

Barbara Bell
HMO Representative

January 10, 2013

May the Lord bless and keep you my brother..God bless your family, and know we will never forget the sacrifice you made for us all. Rest now brother, we'll take it from here..

John S. King, Motor Officer
Jersey Village TX PD, Bellaire PD Ret

January 10, 2013

You will be missed Chris

Sgt P. Hill
PWC Pd

January 9, 2013

Thank you so much for allowing my family and I to sleep at night knowing officers like you are just outside looking after us. You paid the ultimate price, a risk you knew was very real when you took your oath. Knowing this you still hit the street's day after day for people you didn't even know and did so with honor and dignity, fair, firm, and consistent but yet with heart and compassionately. You will be missed and your sacrifice as well as your memory will never be forgotten. You will live through your family, fellow officers, people like me and very special people like Phyllis Lasater Loya, mother of fallen Pittsburgh, Ca police officer Larry Lasater. I wish I could have thanked you in person but If I am fortunate enough in time I will. To your family, I am so sorry. May god be with you always and thank you for sharing him with us. He is a true hero and an example for us all. He left his mark on this world and his passion and love for his chosen profession will continue to flourish for years to come in so many ways. I can only hope if I work hard enough and can reach a very high bar officers like Chris and Larry set, that I may one day have people say the same thing. Then I can say my life was productive and full! Rest in peace my friend and God bless you and your beautiful family.

Adrian Kline
Former Lieutenant Colorado Dept. of Corrections and Deputy Sheriff

January 9, 2013

I pray for God's protection during his family's difficult time. Prince William is a great Department and I have always admired them and their officers. God Bless you all!

POI Beale #538
Suffolk PD

January 8, 2013

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

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

January 8, 2013

Rest easy motorman.......

TROOPER JOHN C. MOORE - MOTOR OFFICER
WISCONSIN STATE PATROL

January 8, 2013

Chris, you were a friend and mentor to my daughter, and I will never forget your kindness and professionalism towards her while she was in training. I am glad I had the privilege to finally meet you at her wedding. May you rest in peace, and may your family find peace during this time of mourning.

Cheryl D.
Mom of a PWC Police Officer

January 7, 2013

You served your country, you served your community, all with great distinction. You are a credit to all you stood for. God's blessing be with you.

Investigator
Las Vegas Metro Police Dept.(ret)

January 7, 2013

GBNF brother, we will keep you in our thoughts.

National President "Cowboy" Joe
Lost Saints Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club

January 7, 2013

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

January 7, 2013

My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Police Officer Chris Yung and to the entire Prince William County Police Department. My expression of gratitude for your service to your country and dedication and protection to the people of your community. RIP

Ofc. Eric Chiang
San Francisco Police Department

January 7, 2013

Today …
Today we lost a special man
One that’s protected all the land
He protected us both through night and day
Here at home and far away.
A Brother in Arms a man of the Shield
We lost him today when out in the field
Protecting the Public, making a difference in the life
Of a Father, a Mother, a Brother, a Wife.
While answering the call of one in need
He was taken from us this true man in deed;
A Father, a husband, a brother a friend,
He was called home to Jesus; his time here’s at an end.
Although he is missed, your tears they will flow just know in your heart, it was his time to go.
May God bless you, protect you and show you the way
To hold onto your faith and remember someday;
You will all be together your Angel will guide
you through life’s tribulations and stay by your side.
This fighter for justice this man of the street
One of Prince Williams Finest is walking his beat.
He will always protect you and show you the way, he will love you be beside you and guide you until that meeting day.
~Written by: Alison M Rauh
Spouse of a PWC Sgt.

Alison M Rauh
Spouse of SGT of PWCPD

January 6, 2013

Officer Yung

As the daughter of a retired Marine and the wife of a PWC Detective your tragic death has had a profound impact not only on me but on countless people. I never met you personally but I know you were a great person who left a lasting impression on all those who knew you. My heart breaks for your family and I cannot begin to imagine how they must feel. I’m sure they will take solace in knowing the legacy you have left behind. I rode in the funeral procession and was brought to tears by the outpouring of support from the community. The streets were lined with citizens, paying their respects to you. Your brothers and sisters in Blue will forever hold you in the highest regard. We will all continue to celebrate your memory and you can rest assured your family will be taken care of. The streets of heaven are most certainly safer with you on patrol. God Bless.

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Wife of a PWC Detective

January 6, 2013

Missing you brother, not a moment that goes by that we don't think about you. You were a great friend and a hero to all. Rest in peace Chris

Inv Drumm, R.H
Prince William County Police

January 6, 2013

God bless this American hero, his family, the Department & the citizens of Prince William. May Officer Yung's children they were deeply loved by a true hero. God bless you all!

Mother of a Sgt
Colorado Springs Police Department

January 6, 2013

Motor 4887 Rest In Peace... It was an Honor riding with you for you're last ride. I thank you for you're service to our country and our community. You will never be forgotten and everyday I ride... I ride for you and you're Family.

Travis Jackson
Civillian

January 6, 2013

Godspeed, Chris, as you assume your new watch guarding Heaven's scenes. A knowing God has called up yet another Marine who also wore a badge. May your wife and children be held tightly in His hand. Semper Fidelis.

Kevin Murphy
USMC; Kirkland (WA) PD, ret.

January 6, 2013

Chris,

Thank you for your dedicated service to this department and community. We lost one of the best PWC Officers on Decemeber 31st. It's still hard to be believe you are gone. I feel blessed to have known you and work beside you. The good Lord certainly has an ANGEL in his hands. Ride on Motor 4887, we know you are the little angel on our shoulders as we move forward. Rest In Peace.

Sergeant Carl Carter, Jr. (D-East)
Prince William County Police

January 5, 2013

Chris you taught me alot about the brotherhood of law enforcement. Even though we worked for separate departments you would always lend and a hand and make sure all of us were safe. Please keep watch over all of us. God bless! Motor 4887 gone never forgotten!

Officer C. ONeal
Haymarket Police Department

January 5, 2013

This poem was written after getting my wife’s 19 years perspective of being a police officer’s wife.


“He Does it For You!”

He doesn’t do it for the money,
Cause surely there’s something better to do,
He says, “Someone has to do it!”
So really, he does it for you.

His eight to twelve hours is from call to call,
From a murder to a cat in a tree,
You say he’s never around when you really need him,
But without him, where would you be?

You curse him when you get a speeding ticket,
And scream there’s something better he could do,
But have you looked at how many deaths there are on the highways,
So really, he’s doing it for you.

He’s always seeing so much bad in the world,
He really doesn’t know what to do,
He wonders sometimes if it’s even worth it,
But he knows he has to do it for you.

Each day when he leaves for work,
And I always kiss him good-bye,
I don’t know if I’ll see him again,
Cause the day might be the day he dies.

So many times he comes home from work,
And I see a small tear in his eyes,
I ask him what is the problem dear?
And he says another innocent person has died.

You always say a cop isn’t human,
Cause at a tragedy he’s cool from the start,
But you don’t have to live with him,
And watch his mind and heart break apart.

I remember one hot June night at work,
His supervisor came, “Your husband’s been hurt!”, he said,
It was such a long ride to the hospital,
They wouldn’t say if he was alive or dead.

Crime is always on the increase,
The streets a battle ground,
And when one in “Blue” is slain,
At the funeral-taps will sound.

He’ll lay in a flagged draped coffin,
An honor for those who die for this land,
Just like the Army, Navy and Marines,
He died by the enemies hands.

Most ordinary citizens won’t be at the funeral,
But you’ll see plenty of people wearing blue,
You’ll see dozens of marked patrol cars,
Honoring the one who died for you.


Written by David L Bell Copyright © 1991
Retired Deputy Sheriff after over 38 years
Richland County Sheriff’s Dept
Columbia, SC

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

January 5, 2013

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO! May God
Give the family and friends the strength and faith to deal with this tragic loss. Words can not express my sorrow!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

This may be re-posted in the Honor of his death and the death of any Law Enforcement Officer!

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

January 5, 2013

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