Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Robert Carey Deckard, Jr.

San Antonio Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, December 20, 2013

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Reflections for Police Officer Robert Carey Deckard, Jr.

Rest in Peace...

Syracuse Police Dept, NY

December 21, 2013

"The Thin Blue Line"

There is a line
the color of the sky
on a clear afternoon

There is a line
the hue of the ocean
on a bright sunny day

There is a line
the purest shade of a newborn's eyes
awakening for the first time

There is a line
that protects us from harm
in all we do
whether day or night

There is a line
no one can penetrate
no one can alleviate

There is a line
made of those who choose
to follow a calling many do not hear
and still more do not comprehend

They choose to walk
the path of fear, hate, and mistrust
taken by so few
but marked by so many

And when one leaves this line
they leave a legacy
but the line does not break
for the remaining must still protect

There may be emptiness
a loss, or sadness
but never a hole
not in this line

This line that holds
the ghosts of the souls who have gone
and the souls of the ghosts who will be
The Thin Blue Line

Kimberly A. Erb

Sgt. Craig Gripentrog
Williamson Co SO

December 21, 2013

Rest in Peace Brother.... Your service will always be remembered.

Transport Officer M. Kouris
North Charleston Police Dept.

December 21, 2013

Rest In Peace Brother. Godspeed...

Police officer
Canadian Pacific Police

December 21, 2013


My heart is breaking to know that you are no longer with us. I'm gonna cherish our last conversation we had at the back of the North substation not that long ago. You were always happy and loved your job. Bobby would always give 100% when it came to police work. He had great pride in wearing the SAPD uniform. I really enjoyed working with you while we were on the DWI unit together. I also loved that when we would give each other a hard time, you never got angry but just laughed everything off. You could dish it out but you could also take it. I'm proud to have known you and to call you my friend. I will miss you. To Bobby's family, please know that the SAPD family will always be here for y'all. May The Lord give you comfort is this very difficult time. God Bless!

For the sake of thy name, O Lord, revive me, In thy righteousness bring my soul out of trouble. Psalm 143:11

Detective Nathan Preston #2303
San Antonio Police Department Traffic Investigations

December 21, 2013

God Bless Officer Deckard and his family. He is a true hero and will live with all of us forever.

Chief Tim George
Medford Oregon Police Department

December 21, 2013

Rest in Peace American Hero.

Sgt. Sean Brownson
Sierra Vista, Az Police Dept.

December 21, 2013

Rest in peace, Officer Deckard, I had been praying that God would have kept you with us, but he had bigger plans for you, from this day on, you watch over your blue brothers and sisters on earth. We have another Angel in heaven to watch over us.........Godspeed my brother....

Sgt Zaida Molina
BC Prosecutor's Office

December 21, 2013

Thank you for your service my brother. May you rest in peace knowing that those who did this to you will face judgment. My prayers are with you and your family.

Klamath County Sheriff's Office

December 21, 2013

Thank you, Officer Deckard for your service to the citizens of San Antonio, Texas and to his family for donating his organs to others so they might have a better chance to live a productive life.

Former Sgt Joe Covington
Corpus Christi Police Department

December 21, 2013

Rest in peace. Your service will be long remembered.

Todd Meskell

December 21, 2013

RIP brother. The whole LEO community nationwide mourns your lose. Your end of watch broke many hearts here in San Antonio. Our prayers are with you and your family. I hope the great State of Texas does not show any leniency to those criminals, but gives them the needle as soon as possible.

ICE/Special Agent (retired)

December 21, 2013

Rest In Peace, Brother.

P.O. Randy Evans
Kansas City Missouri Police Department
Son of Patrolman Robert Wayne Evans
E.O.W 10/14/1971

December 21, 2013

Rest In Peace Officer Deckard.

Officer Christopher Goodwin (Retired)
High Point NC & Charlotte-Mecklenburg NC Police Depts.

December 21, 2013

My deepest sympathies to Officer Deckard's family. A true hero who made the ultimate sacrifice.

Border Patrol Agent Intel
Laredo Sector Office of Intelligence

December 21, 2013

Thank you for your service and sacrifice brother. Your courage and honor will forever be remembered. Rest in peace.

Sgt. Jon Wheeler
Air Force Law Enforcement Officer

December 21, 2013



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December 21, 2013

Rest in peace brother, you departure from this earth was not in vain.

Officer Jason Hajek
Orlando Police Department

December 21, 2013

R.I.P Brother, u'll be missed. Heaven is gettin a great up holder of the Law

Fort Campbell Military Police

December 20, 2013

Rest in Peace my brother it is our watch now. My thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends, and all my brothers and sisters of the San Antonio Police Department.

Officer B. Ruth
Baltimore County Police Department

December 20, 2013

Officer Deckard's service will serve as an inspiration for others of service to their community. May GOD be with his family as they go through the pain of loss. Know that other officers all over the country respect him for his efforts.

May GOD bless you all.

Retired Sgt. Charles Carty
Benton AR. Police Dept.

December 20, 2013

Very sad to hear. Thank you for your service, sir. Very sorry for your loss SAPD.

Josh J.
Civilian Supporter

December 20, 2013

God bless you Officer Deckard. Sincerest sympathies and prayers for the family, friends and coworkers of Officer Deckard.

Officer Greg Lucas
Idalou Police Dept.

December 20, 2013

Prayers to you and your family. My God grant you His peace in this troubled time. We will take it from here. Rest in God's Peace brother.

Mobile Police Department

December 20, 2013

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