Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Donald E. Bishop

Town of Brookfield Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Saturday, April 13, 2013

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Reflections for Police Officer Donald E. Bishop

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 family and coworkers. RIP Officer Bishop

Robina Browne
Mother to Dep. Sheriff Daniel Browne-Sanchez, Honolulu, HI.EOW 2/10/07

April 21, 2013

To the family and friends of Officer Donald Bishop and his felloiw deputies:

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Donald was killed.

To Officer Bishop's family, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Officer Bishop gave to his community and the citizens of Wisconsin and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on April 12, 2013.

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

April 20, 2013

Rest in Peace Brother

Sean Murphy

April 19, 2013

Thank you, Sir, for your bravery and dedication to duty. May your family, friends and co-workers find peace knowing you will FOREVER be a hero and will NEVER be forgotten!

SGT Mark B. Hanna, Retired
Fayetteville, AR Police Department

April 19, 2013

Our deepest sympathy to the dear family and friends of Officer Bishop. God Bless him for his service. Rest in Peace sir, you will not be forgotten.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte, North Carolina

April 19, 2013

As a chaplain in the Superior, WI police department I try to keep all LE people in my prayers. And I also keep their families. Peace!

Chaplain Fr. Leon Flaherty
Superior, WI Police Department

April 18, 2013

You will be greatly missed by your brothers and sisters at OPD, Don. K355 10-42. We'll take it from here, brother.

Patrol Officer
City of Oconomowoc Police Department

April 18, 2013

Deepest sympathy and prayers to family and friends of Officer Donald Bishop. RIP brother.

Sgt J Walter
Richmond PD Virginia

April 18, 2013

"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

Powell Police Department

April 17, 2013

RIP, Brother. Your life was taken too soon, but rest assured, in that short time, you have touched the lives of countless others. You are now in the arms of our loving Father, and you and your family will remain in our prayers.

Lieutenant Patrick Esser
Waukesha County Sheriff's Department

April 17, 2013

My thoughts are with you, your family and police family.
Thank you for your service.

Brother of Jeremy Chambers
EOW 04-24-2006

Chris Chambers
Saint Louis County Police Dept

April 17, 2013

Rest in Peace Sir......................

Offc. Thomas Wiederhold Ret.
Fort Worth PD, Texas

April 17, 2013

Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Retired Wisconsin L.E.O.

April 16, 2013

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

April 16, 2013

Officer Bishop,

You can rest easy. Many who have gone before you were there to welcome you, those left behind will carry your torch.

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 Your angels, loving family, friends, neighbors and caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name and for Your Glory, Amen.”

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

With Much Faith,

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

April 16, 2013

For Police Officer Donald Bishop:

Our duty as law-officers is fraught with stress and high-risk and none among us is without concern of the effect it has on our health, despite measures to keep healthy and fit.
We regret that Don would be the next law-officer to suffer from fatal heart disease - and at the worst possible moment.
We pray for Don's family, friends, co-workers, and all who care about him. May they be ready to reach-out to one another at this time.
We are proud to render Officer Don Bishop, a soldier-of-the-law, a final salute.

Cpl. Ralph D. Fiorenza (Ret.)
Pennsylvania State Police

April 16, 2013

Rest In Peace.....

John Ruth, AEMD Comm Specialist
MOMR Farmers Branch, TX

April 16, 2013

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

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

April 16, 2013

My husband is a retired police sergeant. Many times I worried about him not coming home. My prayers are with his family.

My nephew is now a sergeant with the police department. Once again I worry and pray continuosly for him and his family.

This job is so dangerous and not treated with respect that it deserves. They also are underpaid for putting their live in danger all the time. I hope everyone appreciates what Officer Don Bishop and his family have given up.

Family of two police officers and friend

April 16, 2013

Deepest sympathy to his family and fellow officers for this loss. Thank you Officer Bishop for your dedicated and sacrificial service.

Chaplain Sam Faraone
El Paso TX Police Dept

April 16, 2013

R.I.P. BROTHER Bishop!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

April 16, 2013

Thank you for your service, my prayers are with your family, love ones and department

John Latour (reitired deputy)

April 16, 2013

You, sir, were a true hero, serving & protecting your community. You will NEVER be forgotten & always held in the highest esteem.

Mother of a Sargeant
Colorado Springs Police Department

April 16, 2013

God Speed, Brother.

P.O. K. Murphy
Union PD, NJ

April 16, 2013

RIP Officer Bishop. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and fellow officers during this difficult time.
R.I.P Sir!

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP

April 16, 2013

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