Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Chelsea Renee Richard

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, May 3, 2014

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Reflections for Trooper Chelsea Renee Richard

To the family, friends and co-workers of Trooper Chelsea Richard-words really aren't adequate at a time like this. As someone familiar with the risks of law enforcement, I am deeply saddened by this incident and the loss you all have suffered. Your loved one will be forever honored in our profession.

Sgt Scott Bodah
Syracuse, New York Police Department

May 5, 2014

Our heartfelt condolences to FHP, Trooper Richards and the families of the other victims. Know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Det. D.Cruz
Martin County Sheriff's Office, Stuart FL.

May 5, 2014



May 5, 2014

Rest in peace my sister, may the Lord watch over you, your family and coworkers, Paul and son Dylan Stokes.


May 5, 2014

Thank you for your service Trooper Richard. You will never be forgotten. Rest in peace...

Chief Joseph A. Edwards
Columbia Police Department, IL

May 5, 2014

As a Trooper myself in Nevada, I understand the dangers of doing our job. My heart and prayers go out to Trooper Richard's son, family, friend, and coworkers. I have faith that god will take care of her and her family.

Criminal Investigator III
Nevada Secretary of State

May 5, 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.Ret)Billy Russo
Nassau County Police Dept., NY

May 5, 2014

God Speed, Sister.

P.O. K.Murphy
Union PD, NJ

May 5, 2014

As the mother of a Deputy Sheriff may I offer condolences to your family and loved ones. May God comfort them and may your little boy grow up knowing that his Mom died protecting the people of Florida in an honored profession. May God wrap His arms around you and show you that He loves you and will be with you always if you choose to accept HIM as your Savior and Lord. Talk to HIM today, confess that he is Lord and ask Him to forgive your sins and come into your life and love Him always!

Mom of Deputy Sheriff
Pinal County Sheriff Office, AZ

May 5, 2014


My heart is filled with great sadness at learning of the lost of your loved one and fellow Trooper.
We in the Law Enforcement Community are a family.
Though we may wear different uniforms and have different badges, shields, or stars pinned upon our chest.
Our area of enforcement may vary, we consist of many different agencies from across the nation, for we are:
Municipal Police Officers, Sheriff's Deputies, State Police Investigators, State Highway Patrol Troopers, Conservation Officers, Correctional Officers and Federal Agents just to name a few.
We patrol small towns, large cities, county roads, state highways, state parks and the United States Borders.
Whether active duty or retired, we are one family, a LAW ENFORCEMENT FAMILY, brothers and sisters bonded together by HONOR, SERVICE AND PRIDE.
Daily we honor our fallen brothers and sisters never forgetting their sacrifice.
Daily our position is clear that we will SERVE and PROTECT our communities without faltering and with no hesitation.
Daily we show pride in our chosen profession LAW ENFORCEMENT, for we willingly walk the line of GOOD over EVIL facing the unknown with COURAGE keeping our trust and faith in GOD. We know that evil roam these streets and at any moment in the course of performing our duties the ultimate sacrifice might be required of us in the service to our community, for LAW ENFORCEMENT is not a job but a calling and only a few will make the decision to commit to that calling to serve for some will give all that they have.
You did not die in vain
You sacrificed your life in the service to the citizens in the State of Florida with HONOR, PRIDE and DISTINCTION.
I'm proud to have worn the uniform of a Law Enforcement Officer like you did.
I'm proud to have pinned the badge upon my chest like you did.
I'm proud to have SERVED and PROTECTED my community as you did.
I'm proud to call you my SISTER!
I commend you my fallen sister for making the ultimate sacrifice in the performance of your duty.
For you left us doing what you chose to do.
Performing a job you were trained to do.
Upholding the oath you swore to do.
Most importantly doing what you loved to do.......SERVING and PROTECTING your community with HONOR and PRIDE making a better and safer place for us all.
TROOPER RICHARD STATUS....................TROOPER RICHARD STATUS....................TROOPER RICHARD STATUS.................
Attention all units.....................Florida Highway Patrol, Trooper Chelsea Richard I.D. #1087 having served the citizens in the State of Florida with HONOR, PRIDE and DISTINCTION is now 10-42.
Rest in Peace my fallen Sister, YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN !!!

Senior Master Investigator Cardell L. Dobbins #188 (Ret.)
Illinois Secretary of State Department of Police District 01, Region 01

May 5, 2014

Trooper Richard, a very sad, but most sincere thank you for your many years of dedicated law enforcement service to the visitors and citizens of Florida. May God bless and be with you, your loving family and those who were touched by your life, and the Florida Highway Patrol. May you rest in heavenly peace, Trooper Richard!

Special Agent Charles McNichols [Ret]
U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command [CID]

May 5, 2014

Rest in peace sister.

PO Olasokan
NYS University Police

May 5, 2014

Rest in Peace, Trooper Richard. God bless you, your family and your FHP family.

Former Deputy

May 5, 2014

Rest in Peace Trooper Richard. The Florida Police Chiefs Association and its members thank you for your service and dedication. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and the Florida Highway Patrol during this difficult time.

You are gone but never forgotten.

Amy Mercer, Executive Director
The Florida Police Chiefs Association

May 5, 2014

God's peace and speed Trooper Richard. Thank you for your brave, dedicated service. RIP sister.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago P.D.

May 5, 2014



May 5, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Trooper Richard's family, coworkers and friends. May GOD shine his light on all. REST IN PEACE my sister.

Captain Jerry Hutcheson
Jones County Sheriff's Department , Mississippi

May 5, 2014

Praying for Trooper Chelsea's son and family as they miss her very much.
Hugging with our hearts.
We will remember your sacrifice.

Remembering John's Best Friend Dwight

May 5, 2014

On behalf of the 4,295 members of the American Association of State Troopers (AAST), we extend our sincere condolences to the family of Trooper Chelsea Richard, as well as, the members of the Florida Highway Patrol. AAST members throughout the United States know first hand what all of you are going through right now. We will continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Keith Barbier, President
American Association of State Trooper, Inc.

May 5, 2014

As you departed the bonds of this earth and touched the face of God, know that the service and dedication you had for your department, its fellow officers and the citizens of your community will never be forgotten. May God comfort in this time of sorrow your family, your fellow officers and all those whose lives you have touched. You have served your time in hell, now rest comfortably in the arms of God. RIP, we’ll take it from here.

Capt. James Moore
Gardner, KS Police Department

May 5, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with Trooper Richard's family and everyone at the Florida Highway Patrol.

Officer Joe Hoyer
Green Bay Police Department

May 5, 2014

Rest In Peace!

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

May 5, 2014

To the family and friends of Trooper Richard, we extend our sincere sympathies for your loss and will keep your family in our prayers!

Deb Alwi

May 5, 2014

Rest in peace Sister.

Lt. A. Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office VA.

May 5, 2014

God comfort your home/work family in this time of sorrow.

civilian merks
orlando police

May 5, 2014

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