Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer James Patrick Morrissy

Oak Forest Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, March 17, 2014

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Reflections for Police Officer James Patrick Morrissy

I am truly sorry to learn of the loss of a hero in Officer James Morrissy. May the Lord bless and comfort his family, friends and peers

JCOS TW Martinez
JJS/CYFD State of New Mexico

March 18, 2014


James P. Waggle

March 18, 2014

Rest in Peace PO Morrissy, and may your family be lead by God to get through this tragedy.

Po Chris Praschk
Kansas City Missouri PD

March 18, 2014

A sincere thank you for your many, many years of dedicated law enforcement service, Officer Morrissy. May God bless and be with you, your loving family and those touched by your life, and the Oak Forest Police Department. May you rest in peace, Sir!

Special Agent Charles McNichols [Ret]
U.S. Army Crim Inves Cmd [CID]

March 18, 2014

Rest in God arms. He has recruited another angel> Job well done.We will continue the watch from here. Family keep believing in God and don't ever give up on faith & trust him.

Colonel Al Pollock
Broward County Sheriff's Office

March 18, 2014

Once the badge goes on, it never comes off, whether they can see it, or not. It fuses to the soul through adversity, fear and adrenaline and no one who has worn it with pride, integrity and guts can ever sleep through the “call of the wild” that wafts through the bedroom windows in the deep of the night. Rest in peace brother Morrissy, we’ll take it from here.

Law Enforcement Officer S. Kalna
U.S. Forest Service

March 18, 2014

Rest in peace brother.

Det. Andreoli

March 18, 2014

May you rest in peace from the heavens above. May your family and friends find strength each day to wake up and try to smile about your memories. Im truly sorry!

civilian Debra Shea
Married to a officer

March 18, 2014

RIP Brother

Deputy Anita Price
Bexar County Sheriff's Office, San Antonio, Texas

March 18, 2014

My condolences to your family and friends, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Rest In Peace brother!

Special Agent
Homeland Security Investigations / HSI Chicago

March 18, 2014

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. My condolences to your family, friends and coworkers of the Oak Forest Police Department. May you rest in peace.

Ptlm. William F. Shields
Federal Reserve Police/Philadelphia - Retired/Haverford Police

March 18, 2014

Gone, but never forgotten. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and colleagues.

Sgt. T. J. Jones
Greater Cleveland Transit Police Department, Ohio

March 18, 2014

Police Officer James Morrissy,

When you made your decision to enter law enforcement some thirty years ago you became blessed:

For the Lord said, "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God." Matthew 5:9 ESV

When you responded to back up a brother officer on Monday, March 17, 2014, you answered God's call to serve:

And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then I said, "Here am I! Send me." Isaiah 6:8 ESV

As a result, you sacrificed your life so that others might live and be protected:

And the Lord said, "Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13 ESV

I, along with your family, friends and comrades, will mourn your sacrifice and loss in the line of duty:

"Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted." Matthew 5:4 ESV

Now go! Rise up! And do battle against evil as an angel for the Lord!

In God's merciful love,

Pastor Steven R. Closs
Retired Captain of Police, Nashua Police Department, Nashua, NH

March 18, 2014

Officer Morrissy,
May you rest in Heavenly Peace. May your family be forever watched over and blessed. May your friends and colleagues find comfort. Please watch over us from on high.
We will see you again dear Sir.
Thank you for your service. I will never forget your sacrifice or the sacrifice of your family.
Greater Love Hath No Man....
Prayers for all involved.

Surviving Daughter of Special Agent J. Robert Porter
Federal Bureau of Investigation
E.O.W. 8/9/79

March 18, 2014

Thank you for your time of service.
I salute you and your family.

Randalyn Speer Benson
Survivor Daughter of Chief James Leonard Speer

March 18, 2014

Rest in peace brother....we won't let you be forgotten

Peace Officer's Memorial Foundation of C

March 18, 2014

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer James Morrissy. Another Hero taken too soon. May God comfort you and your family as you go and touch the face of God.
Your honorable service and sacrifice and bravery to the citizens of Oak Forest, Illinois will not be forgotten. God Speed and God Bless. Rest in Peace Sir.

May the children of Officer Morrissy, know that their Dad, is a HERO who we will not forget and will forever be in his debt for all he has done for us. Officer Morrissy. Thank You for your service and protection to us all, may you rest in peace. God bless you and your family.

Final Salute

VIPS 750 Jeff Claybern
Alexandria Kentucky Police Department

March 18, 2014

Domestic calls are too often serious and he responded like hs was sworn to do in backing up a fellow officer. Too often, those who are there to protect us are injured or killed in their attempt to do so.
My best wishes go out to the family in ther time of grief.

Retired Chief of Police
St.James, Minnesota Police Dept.

March 18, 2014

Rest in Peace...

Syracuse Police dept, NY

March 18, 2014

So saddened to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

March 18, 2014

Rest In Peace!

Lt. John Fortune (Retired)
Panama City Police Department, FL

March 18, 2014

To the family of Officer Jim Morrissy, friends, Chief of Police Gregory J. Anderson and the Oak Forest Police Department.

You are in my thoughts and prayers now and in the days to come. May God comfort and hold you close now and alway. Thank you for your service. John 15:13

Patrolman A.S. (Scott) Batson
Cherry Police Department, NC

March 18, 2014

Rest in peace, Officer Morrissy. Your family and your brothers and sisters in uniform are in our thoughts and prayers!

Deputy Warden Patricia Powers
Philadelphia Prison System

March 18, 2014

Rest, brother.

Cpl Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

March 18, 2014

RIP, prayers for the family

Sgt Ron Cromer Retired
Martin Co Sheriff's Office, Stuart, FL

March 18, 2014

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