Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Dorelle C. Brandon

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Wednesday, January 25, 1984

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Reflections for Police Officer Dorelle C. Brandon

I knew the family, her husband who was also a police officer. Many years have passed yet I still remember her. A hero.

Martha Dixon
Friend

September 28, 2020

I recently retired from the Evanston PD after 28 years. I mentioned in an earlier post how Officer Brandon's sacrifice in 1984 inspired me to serve selflessly as she did. Thank you Officer Brandon for all you did for the City of Chicago. I will continue to keep your family in my thoughts and prayers.

Deputy Chief James Pickett (Ret)
Evanston PD

September 8, 2020

I just met Officer Brandon's niece, Tanya, who has followed in her footsteps with Chicago PD.

Thank you, Officer Brandon, for your sacrifice.

Commander Paula Balafas
NAWLEE and the University of Colorado Boulder Police Department

February 21, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Brandon.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 2, 2019

God bless her memory.

Howard
Fallen officer concern

February 3, 2019

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AUNTIE, I TRULY MISS YOUR AMAZING LOVE AND TOUCH. THE DAYS DRAG AT TIMES BUT I DONT MIND, IT HELPS ME TAKE MORE TIME OUT TO IMAGINE HOW YOU WOULD BE AND WHAT YOU WOULD SAY. #HOTDOG

OFC SCOTT
CPD

December 27, 2018

You have not been forgotten. You were the first officer lost that year. I will always remember. Thank you for your service. I keep your family in my prayers.

Nurse
Just an Emergency Room Nurse, Chicago, Ill.

December 25, 2018

May God be with here and those not here

P.O. V. Burch
Chicago Police Dept

November 4, 2018

WHAT A DAY!!! THIS NEVER GETS EASY.... A DAY FULL OF TEARS and SADNESS BUT ALSO HONOR AND PRIDE! IT ALWAYS AMAZES ME TO SEE AND MEET THOSE WHO WOULD HAVE WORKED BESIDE YOU DURING YOUR TIME AS A PO. AT TIMES IT BRINGS ME BACK TO TEAR BUT THEN AGAIN IT BRINGS ME HAPPINESS AND JOY TO KNOW HOW THEY THOUGHT SO POSITIVE OF YOU. THOSE MOSTLY RECALL YOUR SMILE AND YOUR TACTICS..

Tonya
Niece

September 6, 2018

Got the chance today to hold up Officer Brandon picture today in the St Jude Memorial March. It was an very honoring moment for me being an African American and seeing the reaction on Officers face as they pass by and saw Officer Brandon picture. I will never forget this day I’m proud to have become an Police Officer March 2018. After holding her picture all morning I got the chance to do some research on Officer Brandon she is now my Hero and idol. Thanks for your service and my condolences to your family

Damien Enoch probationar Police Recuit
Chicago Police 2018

May 6, 2018

R.I.P big sis love you miss you
Curtis Cannon Sr.

Cannon
Brother

January 25, 2018

Rest In Peace Sister in Blue. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

January 25, 2018

Hello auntie I miss you so much I'm always thinking about when you use to take us to the park all the time I still remember like it was yesterday when you slide dnw the water slide for the first time with I love and miss you so much

Kenya ABDULLAH
Niece

December 18, 2017

WISHING I HAD YOU HERE THIS MORNING...... TO LISTEN TO MY STORIES. YOU CONTINUE TO BE MISSED ,GREATLY. I LOVE YOU SO MUCH

Tonya,
Niece

December 17, 2017

BEAUTIFUL MORNING AUNTIE, I THOUGHT TO SHARE WITH YOU MY LONG BUT PRODUCTIVE 1ST WEEK WITH THE GRESHAM SCHOOL

Tonya
Niece

November 18, 2017

Hey auntie i know you are smiling down on me right now. My dedication to you hopefully found a solution to following offices to make sure this will never happen again.... #LIFEMATTERS

Darnell M Cotton
Nephew

February 19, 2017

The best sister a person can have our family has not been the same she keep us together our father had three group of children and she would get us together I'm the fifth child miss you SO much will teach all the children about you your sister Maria

Maria

May 2, 2016

Miss You teetee I wish I got the chance to meet you rest easy❤

Ayonna

May 2, 2016

Just met her nephew (Cotton, Darnell) who is immensely proud of you, P.O. Brandon. I was glad to make his acquaintance & forever indebted to you for paving the way for us all!

P.O. S. Barnes
CPD

April 1, 2016

We all are forever indebted to you, Dorelle. You touched many lives and gave love and a divine spirit.

Retired CPD OFFICER M.STEPNEY
003 tactcal team member

October 14, 2015

Sharing your story makes me tear up but makes me proud. I know you would be so proud of me.. i will give it my all. I love and miss you

Tonya
Niece

September 3, 2015

RIP Officer

Illinois Antique Emergency Vehicle Assn.

June 24, 2015

Officer Brandon,
On today, the 31st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

January 25, 2015

I submitted a reflection years ago stating Officer Brandon was my inspiration. Officer Brandon you still are my inspiration. Continue to rest in peace.

Cmdr. James A. Pickett
Evanston Police Department

July 21, 2014

Thinking about you, I wish you were here to hold my hand through everything and so you could give me some real raw advice.i just wish you were here so I can talk to..I love you so much

Tonya
Gdaughter/niece

April 13, 2014

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