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

You're a hero and your sacrifice will never be forgotten. RIP and let us take it from here.

PO Peterson

February 6, 2014

Thank you for serving in the community I live and grew up in. You are a true hero and your funeral was more then outstanding it was a privilage to be in attendance. God bless you and your family.

Officer Raab
South Jordan PD

February 6, 2014

My heart bleeds for the family of Sergeant Wride. I know all too well the heartache, pain, and anguish they are going through as I lost my husband, Master Trooper J.A. Walker, Virginia State Police, last March 7, 2013. He too was shot and killed in the line of duty. This is just another reminder of the senselessness and tragedy that law enforcement face everyday in their line of duty.

May God wrap his loving arms around the family, fellow officers and friends as they go through this difficult time

Mrs. Junius A. Walker
Virginia State Police

February 6, 2014

I was at your funeral today Cory. Your family seemed so strong. Know that your death will not be in vain and your life was a model we can now follow. Rest now brother, we have it from here.

A LEO Brother

February 6, 2014

As you patrol the great precinct in the sky know that we have the watch from here. Rest easy brother.

Patrol Officer
Hopewell Police Department

February 6, 2014

Rest In Peace Sergeant Wride.

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

February 6, 2014

Our hearts are with the Wride family in this time of sorrow. Rest in peace Sgt. Wride. Thank you for your bravery, heroism and service.

Citizen Elko, NV

February 5, 2014

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service.

PO Olasokan
NYS University Police

February 5, 2014

I live in Eagle Mountain, and although I did not know
Sgt. Wride. I feel that my city is a better place because of him and of the many fine officers like him that serve.

Everything that I have heard about him make me wish that I had known him. He sounds as if he is the kind of man that I would have liked to have called my friend.

They are building a new elementary school near the place where he was killed. (I think that it is the Highland/Alpine school district. I would like to see the new school named after this fine man.

Gary D. Longorio
citizen of Eagle Mountain Ut.

February 5, 2014

Thanks for service and ultimate sacrifice. Rest in peace. God bless you.

Clyde Rhoades Special Agent Retired
US Department of Treasury

February 5, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Wride family and the Utah County Sheriff's Department.

“Be assured that there is a safe harbor. You can find peace amidst the storms that threaten you. Your Heavenly Father—who knows when even a sparrow falls—knows of your heartache and suffering. He loves you and wants the best for you. Never doubt this. While He allows all of us to make choices that may not always be for our own or even others’ well-being, and while He does not always intervene in the course of events, He has promised the faithful peace even in their trials and tribulations.”

—Joseph B. Wirthlin

Wife, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

February 5, 2014

My deepest sympathy to the family and fellow officers of Sergeant Cory Wride. Sincere appreciation for his dedicated and sacrificial service. May the Lord bring comfort to his loved ones.

Chaplain Sam Faraone
El Paso, TX Police Department

February 5, 2014

R.I.P. brother. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends.

Officer Josh Ashdown
Salt Lake City Police

February 5, 2014

Rest easy brother.

Michigan State Police

February 5, 2014

I knew Cory when he was new to the SO. We worked at the Juvenile Court, in Utah. He was a great guy, and we had a lot of fun. He love his family and his job and he was a good friend

Lorin J. Smith
United States Probation Officer

February 5, 2014

Rest in peace brother!

Lt. A. Hooopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

February 5, 2014

May God have mercy upon this Sgt's family wife & all those children. Help them to understand that God's will has been done & we have to truat him in every thing. May God also bless the of Officers of the Daprtment where he worked and help them to be more watchful and careful during daily operations. Thank you Sgt. Wride for your service to your Comminity.

R./Capt. Wayne Blankinchip
Jacksonville sheriff's office, Jax. FL.

February 5, 2014

May the Lord watch over your family. The primary responsibility of our departed loved ones is to watch over their family on earth. Brother Wride will always be with you. May God be with you 'till you meet again.

Janine Jones
SIL Ofc. Bradley Jones

February 4, 2014

Thank you Sgt Wride for your faithful service. You will be remembered. May God grant your family and agency peace.

Trooper Joe Dellwo #446
Minnesota State Patrol

February 4, 2014

R.I.P. BROTHER Wride!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

February 4, 2014



February 4, 2014

Thank you for your service. My thoughts are with your family. May God bless them as they begin this hard path that lies ahead.

Holley Orr
Wife of Detective Kevin Orr EOW 11-22-06 Utah

February 3, 2014


Deputy J.Davis
pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office

February 3, 2014

Rest in peace my brother

Chief Tim Donald
Runaway Bay PD, Texas

February 3, 2014

My family's deepest condolences go out to the family of SGT Wride, and to his fellow Deputies with the Utah County Sheriff's Office. Our prayers are with you all. God bless.

SFC J Larsen

February 3, 2014

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