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

Thank you Deputy Whitaker for you service and paying the ultimate sacrifice for the community. From what I am told you were everything that is good about a law enforcement officer. I know your family and coworkers at the ICSD will find peace in knowing you served honorably and performed your duties the "right way." Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, the ICSD and the community during this time. I am certain the entire Owosso community grieves your tragic loss and is thankful that brave men and women just like you stand guard against the evils of society. RIP brother.

Officer Matthew Fray
Owosso Department of Public Safety, Police Patrol Division (Michigan)

December 9, 2014

Every time I read or hear about one of my fellow officers giving the ultimate price for their fellow man, my heart grieves, but in the depths of my heart I know that they did not die in vain. There was a calling on them to serve, and that we answered that call. To the family and friends of this fallen ,keep in mind these things. Greater Love has no man than to lay down his life for his brother. I am praying for the family of this good man; and the families of all still serving, and that have served.

Retired, Det. Sgt R.D. Maxwell
Rutherfordton PD, NC

December 9, 2014

My heart broke when I learned of your death Sunday morning. We faced the same pain on October 9,2003.

Please know your loved ones are in my prayers. we honored you at our Project Blue Light ceremony that evening.

May God be with you all during this difficult journey.

Mary Fisher,
Mother of Deputy Kevin Sherwood, Clare County MI

December 9, 2014

John 15:13

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

Trooper R Glentz
Michigan State Police

December 9, 2014

Rest In Peace Brother

Captain Steve Yancey
Forest Hill Police Department, TX

December 9, 2014

My deepest sympathy to the Whitaker Family and Ingham County Sheriff Department. Your watch continues in heaven!

Christine Gyhra
Sister of Morgan

December 9, 2014

"Blessed are the Peace Makers for they shall be called children of God."

May God give peace and console the hearts of those affected by this loss of a faithful servant. He has done his job well.

Sgt. Robert Bailey
Jefferson Co. Texas Sheriff's Office

December 9, 2014

Rest in eternal peace, Deputy Sheriff Whitaker, for we have the watch now. Your family and your brothers and sisters in uniform, our brothers and sisters, too, are in our thoughts and prayers. May they find comfort in remembrances of your dedication and service.

Deputy Warden Patricia Powers
Philadelphia Prison System

December 9, 2014

Rest in peace Officer Whitaker. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and co-workers.

Tammy Huffman
Sister in law of AZDPS Officer Timothy Huffman EOW 5/6/2013

December 9, 2014

So sorry for the tragic loss. May peace find your department and family at this difficult time my brother. We'll take it from here.

Dispatcher Oldroyd
Utah Valley Dispatch

December 9, 2014

Rest in peace brother. Thoughts are with your family both blue and blood during this difficult time. Thank you Deputy Whitaker for your years of service and dedication to your community. Rest easy, we'll take the watch from here.

Sergeant David Post
Reno County Sheriff's Office Hutchinson, Ks

December 9, 2014

Thank you for your service. Rest in peace brother.

Cpl. M. Davis #2614
Prince George's County Police

December 9, 2014

On behalf of the Lapeer County Sheriff's Office, Michigan; thank you for your service Deputy Whitaker. Our most heartfelt condolences go out to your family, department, and community. You have made the ultimate sacrifice. We remain forever grateful to you as your brother in Law Enforcement.

Deputy Covert
Lapeer County Sheriff Office

December 9, 2014

Rest in peace Brother. May God be with you and your family.

Deputy Martin Crowe
Ottawa County Sheriff's Office

December 9, 2014

Deputy Sheriff Grant Whitaker rest in peace you are
now a member of an elite group The Thin Blue Line
of Heroes. There is no greater sacrifice that one can give
for his ellow man. To the Family I salute your lost loved one,
and pray for you during the days to come. Grant will be in
the company of heroes forevermore.

The Thin Blue Line of the Fallen are Standing at attention
in their class “A“ uniforms, badges gleaming and shoes like glass, They 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 hallowed place. As you march down the Thin Blue Line of the Fallen, all eyes are focused on you as if to say it will be ok you’re with your eternal partners. A salute follows and a tear can be seen on so many faces. Welcome, you served well. Now come join the ranks, another member
of The Thin Blue Line has come home.

Your Brother in Law enforcement

Dr. stan phillips Usa Ret, Ms, Bs
Walnut Grove Ms Police, Lt. retired

Dr. stan phillips Usa Ret, Ms, Bs
Walnut Grove Ms Police, Lt. retired

December 9, 2014

Rest in peace brother and we will continue your watch as you watch out for us

Deputy Constable Billy Barnett
Denton county Constable pct 3

December 8, 2014

May Gods hand guode your family and fellow Officers in this time of in peace and let us continue the job to honor you

Deputu Constable Billu Barnett
Denton county Constable pct 3

December 8, 2014

May God give this family strength during this difficult time. Thank you sir for your service. May you rest in peace.

Pamela Taylor
(Daughter of Deputy Taylor Towns County GA

December 8, 2014

We are reassured, Deputy Grant Whitaker, that on earth as in heaven, our strong bonds of red, white and ever blue, will keep us forever united with all of you who gave up your lives for us ! Thank you, and God Bless You, and your family, fellow first responders, and the mighty state of Michigan.

colleagues - both young and old

December 8, 2014



December 8, 2014

Prayers and love to Deputy Whitaker's family. A life well-lived is not in vain and he died in the act of protecting and serving. May you find comfort in shared memories.

Wife of Scott Ritsema
Michigan State Trooper

December 8, 2014

Condolences for the family and department of Deputy Sheriff Grant Whitaker. Our family will continue to keep you all in our thoughts and prayers.

Alyx Benson
Wife of Iron County Sheriff's Deputy. Iron County, Michigan

December 8, 2014

Rest easy

Explorer Benjamin Aschenbrener
California Highway Patrol

December 8, 2014

Rest in Peace and God Speed Brother! Thank you for your courageous and unyielding service. May God watch over your family and friends and the greater Lansing area.

Trooper MJ Demny
Michigan State Police, Hart Post

December 8, 2014

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