Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Cory Blake Wride

Utah County Sheriff's Office, Utah

End of Watch Thursday, January 30, 2014

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Reflections for Sergeant Cory Blake Wride

Rest forever in peace Sergeant Wride. Thank you for giving all. You are a hero in blue. Your brothers will keep watch for you now. I pray for peace and comfort for your family and brothers in blue and co workers.

Joan Hastey
Police Survivor

February 1, 2014

God bless you Sgt. Wride, your brave dedication and service will never be forgotten, may God bless your family and loved ones during this heartfelt time....

Penns P/O & State Investigator Ret.

February 1, 2014

Rest in peace Brother....My thoughts are with your family, friends, and the members of the UCSO during this most difficult and tragic time....

Lt. Joseph Ward, Ret.
Jackson, NJ PD

February 1, 2014

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace.


February 1, 2014

Rest in peace, my brother in blue. I hope in time your family and agency find peace in your passing.

Evil will never prosper as long as brave men such as yourself stand for good.

"Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called sons of God." Matthew 5:9

Police Officer II D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

February 1, 2014

Rest in peace, Sarge. Thank you for doing your job. We will take it from here, Brother.

Lt A. Matos
Fairfax County Police Dept, VA

February 1, 2014

Another "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County PD, NY

February 1, 2014

Avenue of the Fallen

Standing at attention in their class “A“ uniforms, badges gleaming and shoes like glass, are your brothers and sisters of Law Enforcement. All of whom have previously paid the ultimate price.

Today, like many others, they welcome you to this wonderful place. As you march down the Avenue of the Fallen, all eyes focus on you as if to say its ok you’re with your eternal partners. A salute is followed and a tear can be seen on so many faces.

Welcome, you served well.

Now come join us in the ranks, another is coming home.

A brother law enforcement officer


Officer Jim Weaver 11452. Retired

Sheriff Jim Weaver (Retired)
Jerome County, Idaho

February 1, 2014

Thank you for your service and sacrifice SGT Wride. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family.

OFC Kater J Turner
MAgnolia Police Dept Magnolia NC

February 1, 2014

My sincerest sympathy to the family and friends of
Sergeant Cory Wride as well as to the Utah County Sheriff's Office. R.I.P Sir!

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP, Trafic Unit

February 1, 2014

God bless this hero & his selfless sacrifice for his community.

Mother of a Sergeant
Colorado Springs PD

February 1, 2014

My prayers for your family, sir.


February 1, 2014

May your sacrifice never be forgotten.

Civilian supporter and future LEO
Lorain, Ohio

February 1, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with the Wride family during this difficult time.

Dave Hartsaw
Former Law Enforcement Officer
Dunbar, WV

February 1, 2014

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and the Sheriff's Department of this veteran public servant. I've known more than my share of good, decent, hard working individuals that were taken away because of the senseless acts of individuals like this. You will live on in the hearts of the community you served, your friends, and your family. Rest in peace.

Sergeant D J Edwards
Virginia State Police

February 1, 2014

On the night of Thursday, January 30th I was so fortunate and honored to have the opportunity to keep watch over my fallen brother Sergeant Cory Wride. I had never met Sergeant Wride prior to that night, but that does not change the fact that he was my brother in law enforcement whom I would do anything for. I did not know him personally, but I know that he was among the utmost respectable, brave and courageous of men. He will forever be a hero.

Every day we put on our badges and uniforms, kissing our cherished families goodbye knowing that it could be the last time that we may have the opportunity to do so. Most people would think its crazy that anyone would voluntarily make that choice, but we do it and we do it with pride. Sergeant Wride did so for twenty years. He served his community selflessly and in doing so, made the ultimate sacrifice. There is nothing more honorable than that.

I can’t even begin to put in words the expression of my deepest gratitude to Sergeant Wride for his service and sacrifice, as well as to his family for supporting him in his service and making the sacrifices that the family of a law enforcement officer must make every day. You are amazingly beautiful people. I hope that in this time of great devastation, you can find comfort in knowing that the entire law enforcement community (your law enforcement family) is here for you. We will do anything for you. You are in our thoughts and prayers every day.

“Greater love hath no man that this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” -John 15:13

Rest in peace brother.

Deputy A.T.
Davis County Sheriff's Office

February 1, 2014

Sgt Cory Wride Thank you for your service and RIP.

Det Lt Tom Brawley, Ret.
Coconino Co Sheriff's Dept Flagstaff, Arizona

February 1, 2014

In our prayers

Lt Pat Legg
C.P.D Chas WV

February 1, 2014

On behalf of the men and women of the South Salt Lake Police Department, we extend our condolences to the family of Sergeant Cory Wride and the members of the Utah County Sheriff's Office. Let no death go unnoticed and no sacrifice be forgotten. God Bless You, Sergeant Wride. It is in his memory that we continue on.

South Salt Lake Police Department
South Salt Lake City, UT

February 1, 2014

I never thought I would be typing a reflection on here for you. I am grateful for my work and personal association with you and your family. I learned a ton from you and will miss our drink runs to the Chevron! I really will miss you always having my back, and yelling at me to shine my boots! Give me a sign now and then to let me know you are laughing at my jokes! I'll miss you man!

Deputy J. Bullock

February 1, 2014

Farewell Cory. What a sweet and gentle spirit.

Teri Anderson, Dispatcher

February 1, 2014

Rest In Peace Brother.

Police Officer
Escondido PD

February 1, 2014

My sincerest sympathy to the family and friends of Sergeant Cory Wride as well as to the Utah County Sheriff's Office. Rest in peace Sergeant Wride, you are gone but will not be forgotten...

Dispatcher Sue Rusch
Punta Gorda PD, Punta Gorda FL

February 1, 2014

A long time ago..A young Police Academy Recruit asked his Drill Instructor, "How do we know that even with all our training, that when we're faced with a dangerous situation, we won't run away." The Drill Instructor paused and said, You will run, you will run toward it...and the more dangerous the situation, the faster you will run. That's what he told me...and he was right.

Corporal Steve Lang (Retired)
Murrieta Police Department. Murrieta CA

February 1, 2014

God speed Sir. We have the watch

NJ Officer

February 1, 2014

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