Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer David Lee VanBuskirk

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada

End of Watch Tuesday, July 23, 2013

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Reflections for Police Officer David Lee VanBuskirk

Rest in peace my brother, it is our watch now. Know that your hard work and dedication to protecting others will always be remembered.

Officer B. Ruth
Baltimore County Police Department

July 25, 2013

Las Vegas Metro SAR Family,

It is with deepest sympathy we extend our condolences to you all, it is truly devastating to loose a team member so suddenly and without warning. At a time such as this, words cannot express our feelings. Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you all at time.
We will not forget this hero made the ultimate sacrifice, “So that others may live.”

With Deepest Sympathy,
Pinal County Sheriffs Office Search & Rescue Unit

Search & Rescue Unit
Pinal County Sheriff's Office

July 25, 2013

God Speed Dave. Thoughts and Prayers to the family and friends.

Nancy F.
Dept. of Justice

July 25, 2013

R.I.P. Hero!

Det. C Hoffmann

July 25, 2013

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service.

Cpl. M. Davis #2614
Prince Georges County Police

July 25, 2013

Rest easy Officer, my prayers and thoughts are with you and your family during this time. We won't forget your sacrifice, and many will be inspired to take up the calling of SAR due to your example of true selflessness and what/who a true hero is.

RIP Officer Vanbuskirk.

Will Franklin
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

July 25, 2013

Lived a hero's life and died a hero. May God comfort your wife, friends and loved ones in the days ahead.

Chaplain Louie Tropf
Indian River County Sheriff's Department

July 25, 2013

Rest, brother.

Cpl Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

July 25, 2013

Thank-you for your brave service. Rest in Peace.

1st Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980
Prince George's County Police Departmant, Maryland

July 25, 2013

Rest in peace, my brother...

Sgt. J. Sawyer A7979
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

July 25, 2013

David - it was an honor and a privilege to work with you during your time at U.S. Probation. May you rest in peace!

Mike Severance
Retired U.S. Probation
July 24, 2013

U.S. Probation

July 25, 2013

Rest in Peace, Brother. Thank you for your service.

Sgt. Kevin Kratz
Buena Vista Twp Police (Michigan)

July 25, 2013

I am honored to have been able to call you my friend! You will be greatly missed.

A. Wilkin
White Pine County Sheriffs Office

July 24, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with David's family, friends and co-workers... He gave his life while saving another, thats the true definition of a "Hero.".... God bless..

Shawn VanBuskirk

July 24, 2013

Our thoughts are with the family of Officer Vanbuskirk, may we remember that this Officer gave his life in the attempt to save another.

Officer A. Andrews
Saw Creek Department of Public Safety

July 24, 2013

Mrs. Vanbuskirk, may the memory you have of David be one of a good man who was taken from you--and us too--soon. May God bless you. Thank you for your sacrifice.

Stan Jefferson

July 24, 2013

RIP brother Dave.

May God bless and be with your family, co-workers and friends at this very difficult time.

Det. Bevenour
Gettysburg Police Dept

July 24, 2013

Rest in peace, Officer Vanbuskirk. Thank you for your dedicated service to your community. Your ultimate sacrifice and that of your family will not be forgotten. Prayers for your family, friends, Las Vegas Metropolitan PD and many law enforcement brothers & sisters. Godspeed and God Bless, Hero.

Kathy B
Grateful Citizen

July 24, 2013

he died as he lived/ a hero. RIP Officer. You have earned your rest.

jennifer phillips
widow of sgt ron phillips

July 24, 2013

Rest in peace brother. You will be missed. From the Nevada State Troopers.

Trooper Mike Bradford
Nevada Highway Patrol

July 24, 2013

Rest in Peace Officer Vanbuskirk, Bless your Family and the Las Vegas Metro PD.

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP

July 24, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and the entire agency!

R.I.P brother

Lieutenant (Retired)
Virginia State Police

July 24, 2013

On behalf of the Kern County Sheriff's Office Bakersfield Search and Rescue Team, we send our condolences to the family and co-workers of Officer Vanbuskirk. May he rest in peace.

Captain Aaron Lynam
Kern County Sheriff's Office. Bakersfield Search and Rescue Team

July 24, 2013

Rest in peace officer Vanbuskirk.

Captain Ali Jahanfard
Clark County Fire Department, NV

July 24, 2013

Officer Vanbuskirk thank you for your service and sacrifice. You are a true American hero. May God bless your family and the other officers of the LVMPD during this time of loss. Rest well brother.


July 24, 2013

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