Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Grant William Whitaker

Ingham County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, December 7, 2014

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Grant William Whitaker

Having a bit of a night right now. I miss you buddy. Still here, still serving. I wish you were too.


March 30, 2022

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Whitaker.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 7, 2019

We miss you everyday.

Rest Peacefully 5497, We will continue the watch!

Kevin Sopocy
Older Brother of Lt. at ICSO

December 7, 2018

We still miss you


December 7, 2018

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 12, 2018

Thank you all for your wonderful reflections of our beloved son, Grant William Whitaker. He was a joy to have as a son, and his love for life was infectious to all around him. Mary and I, along with Grants' brothers Aaron and Joshua and sister Angie, miss him every day of our lives. We are so proud of the man Grant became and the love we all shared. He loved Morgan so much, what could have been. We pray for all law enforcement for your safe keeping and give your our utmost gratitude for your service to your communities. God Bless you all, until we meet again.

Clyde Whitaker-Proud Father

February 19, 2016

Sending Love Brother. It has been a year, you are missed by everyone you have touched.

Tpr. TR Derosha
Virgina State Police - Academy Classmates 86th

December 7, 2015

Grant I did not get to know you, as I retired from Ingham County Sheriff Dept. in 1995. From what I have heard you were a fine officer and served with pride. Taken from us to young and you presence will be missed by many, active and retired members. We are a large family of brothers and sisters who will remember you for years to come until we join you in that special place they have for police officers. God bless your family as I know this will be a hard day for them. RIP brother.

John G. Conaty Captain
Ingham County Sheriff Dept. Retired

December 7, 2015

Hard to believe it's been a year already, Grant. Although laying you to rest with the honor guard was one of the most difficult moments of my life, I wouldn't have missed it for anything. You will always be in our thoughts and prayers and we have your family's back, brother. I know you and Nick will watch our 6 while we keep things rolling down here. Rest easy, my man.

Detective Kelly Bowden
Ingham County Sheriff's Office

December 7, 2015

Miss you and love you, babe. Thinking of you always.

Deputy Morgan Gyhra
Deputy Grant Whitaker's girlfriend

November 22, 2015

As the holidays get closer, my prayers to your family and extended LEO family. Gone but not forgotten. RIP my brother. Save a place for the rest of us.

John G. Conaty (Retired Captain 1995)
Ingham County sheriff Ofice

November 3, 2015



Ret. TFC Theresa Medcalf
Ga State Patrol

July 23, 2015

Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff Grant Whitaker. Thank you for your service to this country and your community. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and your department at this time.

Chief Reuben Black
Barnwell Police Dept., Barnwell, SC

March 4, 2015

Although I did get to know you, having retired in 1995 from the Ingham County Sheriff Dept. The good leave us way to soon. May God bless you and your entire family and extended LEO family. We will always remember you and thank you for your service to the citizens of Ingham County. Once a member always a member

Captain John Conaty
Ingham Cunty Sheriff Dept.o

February 9, 2015

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. As you join our brothers and sisters in the hall of heroes, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

“Vires et Honorem”

PTLM Frank Kapusta
Mohawk Police Department

January 18, 2015

My prayers are with you and your family during this trying time. I know no words can fill the void but our thoughts and prayers sometimes can help heal the heart.

God bless Grant and rest in peace.

The Raffel's

Jerry Raffel POIII
Middleton Police Department

December 30, 2014

RIP Officer Whitaker. Praying for your family this holiday season. I will always support The Man in Blue!

Citizen of Huntsville, Al Jennifer LeeM
Huntsville, Alabama

December 24, 2014

Rest In Peace Deputy Whitaker

Civilian supporter and future LEO
Lorain, Ohio

December 22, 2014

Our prayers and condolences go out to the family and friends of our fallen brother in blue. Thank you for your service. We will never forget. May God bless your soul.

Officer Edwin Lara / Division 9
Cook County Sheriffs Office, IL- Honor Guard

December 21, 2014

You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers....
Rest easy brother....

PO R. BEST 1009
Prior Las Vegas Metro PD / Present Coral Springs FL PD

December 21, 2014

We offer our heartfelt sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of Deputy Whitaker and we honor his distinguished service to the cause of justice and peace. Sadly, our nation has lost one of its finest citizens, a community has lost a friend and protector, and a family has lost an example of character and courage who they will love and respect forever.

To the family of Deputy Whitaker, I would like you to know that a lot of people pray for you, and my hope is that their prayers will give you strength and comfort during this difficult time. In the days to follow, may you be strengthened by the fact that Deputy Whitaker is a man distinguished by exceptional courage and will always be admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. You, your family, and your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

FBI Special Agent
FBI HQ, Washington, DC

December 21, 2014

Rest in Peace Brother. You made the ultimate sacrifice and will never be forgotten. We'll take the watch from here.

Ptl. Sean Murphy
Eatontown Police Dept.

December 20, 2014

I have laid down my life in service to all of you.
I have been a part of the fabric that has held the line between your safety and your victimization. I have given my life so that others may live in peace. I have lived my life as a dedicated member of the greatest profession. There is no greater honor.

As I now become a part of the rich history of law enforcement, please remember me always for I have left behind those who loved and depended upon me.
My partners and my agency, please remember my family, their loss, and don’t let time soften your compassion for them.

You guard the gate now and I will continue my watch from above.


Doug Gist, Capt (ret) Washoe, Nevada
Silver State National Peace OFficers Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

December 20, 2014

RIP--thoughts and prayers to the family of Deputy Grant Whitaker. God bless him. You will not be forgotton by those who cherish and love you.

Michelle Mullins
Concerned Citizen

December 20, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers to the dear family of Deputy Grant Whitaker. God Bless him for his service and sacrifice he made to keep others safe. RIP Brother, you will not be forgotten.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte, NC

December 20, 2014

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