Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Sean Patrick Renfro

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Saturday, January 3, 2015

Leave a Reflection

Reflections for Sergeant Sean Patrick Renfro

Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and colleagues. The promise... Always honored, never forgotten.

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

January 5, 2015

God bless you, and your family.
Sincerest regards.
Rest in peace brother.

Corrections Officer Paul Schanno
Hennepin County (Minneapolis)-ACF

January 5, 2015

My condolences and prayers go out to the Renfro family and the personnel of Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.

Sr. Captain Garry Martin, Retired
Greenville Police Dept. Al.

January 4, 2015

Thank you for your services rest in peace

IEa Salvador Corona
Deptment of homeland security

January 4, 2015

Thank you for your service

IEa Salvador Corona
Deptment of homeland security

January 4, 2015

Thank you for your service

IEa Salvador Corona
Deptment of homeland security

January 4, 2015

God Bless Brother. I will lift the family up in prayer.

Police Officer II Jeffrey Cleavinger
San Diego Police

January 4, 2015

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Sgt. Renfro and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office during this time. Thank you, Sgt. Renfro, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

January 4, 2015

Morrison police works closely with the Jefferson County Sheriffs Office, I was very sad to hear of your death. Jefferson County was truly blessed to have you in the ranks for 15 years, and you will always be remembered.

I pray right now for your family and your fellow Jefferson county deputies, we will take the watch, God bless.

Ofc. Sean R Bigler
Morrison Police Dept. CO
May we remind the few if ill of us they speak, we are all that stand between the monsters and the weak

January 4, 2015

My child & I use to live in Colorado, those roads in winter are scarey just to look at ...
My Family sends condolences to Family, Friends, Department,
Community & Countrymen .
So special are sons & daughters to us Mothers & Grandmothers, Sisters, Aunts, Daughters & Cousins ...especially us Mothers , for we give birth to them, the
closeness is unique ... I speak from my Heart as a Cherokee woman , Mother & Grandmother ...
Fathers , Grandfathers, Sons, Brothers, Uncles & Cousins ... all
share a special bond as well, a bit different than our own ...
The heaviness & pain of the tears are the same though, for us all .
May the God of Peace & Comfort be near you .
R.I.P. Sean Son of Valor, with Honor.
Gone From Our Arms ... Forever in Our Hearts

Ms. Karen Morgan ,Psy & LE , Grad.
Eagels Wing Baptist Church, Lake Traverse, SD

January 4, 2015

To Sergeant Renfro's family, I am sorry for your loss and will pray that you be comforted throughout the difficulties to come. Your husband, father, friend is a true hero and will not be forgotten. Rest easy, brother.

Police Officer Litzkow
WI State Capitol Police Department

January 4, 2015

It is written in the Word, blessed are we, the peacemakers, for we are called children of God. We do his work every day. You laid your life down in the service of others, just as Christ served the church. God bless you Sgt. Renfro. He is with your family. And you are with him. There is a poem that I heard once, from a movie about survival, it applies so dearly to our work and how we lay it all out there every day, whether it's our last or whether we have one more to lay it all out there again tomorrow. I say it each morning before my shift, right after my prayer. "Once more into the fray. Into the last good fight I'll ever know. Live or die on this day. Live and die on this day." Rest easy brother. Look out for us all up there. <><

Officer Kyle Plussa
Orange County, FL

January 4, 2015

Rest in peace my brother you will be missed.

Gary Ross
Conn. Blue Knights Chapter 1

January 4, 2015

Rest in peace Sgt Renfro. My sincere condolences to your family and to your department. Godspeed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Thank you for your service and selflisness on duty 24/7 as I am even retired.


January 4, 2015

Sergeant Renfro was not just a hero in the law enforcement arena.

He was a hero on the youth football field -- to my son and his fifteen or so teammates -- as a coach and role model to this fine group of sixth graders.

With many years of youth sports under my belt, I watched this great man teach, encourage, and inspire a group of boys to achieve the best of themselves and to do it with class, with sportsmanship, and with honor... something not often found in youth coaches.

Yes, Sgt. Renfro served his community through his vocation, but he also served it as a dedicated father and as a coach and mentor of our youth... of our future.

Thank you, Sean, for the influence -- the impact -- you had on my son. God has blessed our family for having known you and we will miss you... my son will miss you. May God continue to bless your family and may you rest in peace in His presence.

Good bye, Sean. Godspeed and rest in peace. It was just one season, but we will not forget you.

Parent of a football youth

January 4, 2015

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO! May God
Give the family and friends the strength and faith to deal with this tragic loss. Words can not express my sorrow!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright BMI © 1993 - All Rights Reserved

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

January 4, 2015

Godspeed my friend.

Patrolman Jordan Holland
Claremore Police Department Oklahoma

January 4, 2015

Rest in Peace Sergeant Renfro. May the Lord be with you, and watch over your family. Thank you for your service.

Sgt. Jerry Goglas
Orlando Police Department

January 4, 2015

my deepest condolences to all who mourn the loss of SGT SEAN RENFRO a hero for sure. RIP.


January 4, 2015

Just as most Cops stopped on their time off work to help at a accident location. Thank you Sergeant for your commitment to duty and serving the rest of us. You ll be missed by your family, friends, and the fellow officers you worked with. God has welcomed you home good and faithful servant. RIP

MSgt LW Harney
USAF Police/Postal Service

January 4, 2015

2015 has started out so horribly for your family, Sarge. In spite of you being taken physically from them, all who know and love you best will always feel your presence as they keep you forever in their hearts and minds. They are all in my prayers.

God Bless and may you rest for all eternity in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

January 4, 2015

RIP brother, gone too soon.

Mr Stephen Mccartney

January 4, 2015

May the family's fond memories help them through this difficult time.

Terry L. Vice
Patrol Officer (1979-1984)
Greeley PD

January 4, 2015

God Bless you and your family. RIP brother.

CBPO Joseph

January 4, 2015

No greater sacrifice can be made. Stepping up to help others when he was not on duty is the sign of a man who was called to the profession. It wasn't just a job to him. May your family find peace in the fact that a hero was doing what comes naturally. Rest in peace.

Former Patrol Officer Brooks Wade
Loudon, TN Police Dept.

January 4, 2015

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.