Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Craig Anthony Chandler

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Friday, January 9, 2015

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Reflections for Police Officer Craig Anthony Chandler

RIP Brother

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

January 12, 2015

Timothy, even though I never met you in this life, but I can still say I pray for you and hold you and your family in my heart. It is so terrible that your life was taken because some cowards decided not to obey the law and to try and flee. From the smile on your face in the picture, I can tell you were an honorable man. I pray for god to hold you in the most gentle part of his soul. I pray for your loved ones and ask God to get them through this and strengthen them.

Josh Holcomb

January 11, 2015

Rest in Peace brother, we have the Watch

Phoenix PD, Brother in Blue

January 11, 2015

Rest peacefully, brother sheepdog. We've got it handled down here.

Officer Joseph Walker
Niobrara, NE Police Department

January 11, 2015

R.I.P. Officer Chandler, we're keeping you, your family and all our brothers and sisters with the Baltimore City Police Department in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you and may God keep you in his loving care my brother as we remain " Standing Tall For Those Who Have Fallen "

Corporal James E. Barth
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard, Tampa, Fla.

January 11, 2015

My thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.RIP and thank you for your service.

private citizen

January 11, 2015

Rest In Paradise hero...prayers for all your family and friends..

CPL. E. Gross #2817
Prince George's County police Department

January 11, 2015


To the family, friends, and colleagues of Police Officer Craig Chandler:

From the beginning of time after Cain killed his brother, Abel, there has been a need for law enforcement officers to protect the weak and to bring evildoers to justice. This work is necessary in a sinful world and is dangerous. In modern times, some one hundred and thirty-six police officers have sacrificed their lives to protect the citizens of the City of Baltimore, Maryland. Today, we honor the sacrifice of Police Officer Craig Chandler, of the Baltimore City, Maryland, Police Department; who was critically injured in the line-of-duty on Sunday, November 23, 2014, when he was involved in a traffic collision with a utility pole while pursuing a moped eluding arrest in Baltimore, Maryland. He succumbed to his injuries on Friday, January 9, 2015 at the medical facility he had been transported to shortly after the incident.

“Lord God, we are grateful for the life of Police Officer Craig Chandler. He died serving us. Help us never to forget. Help us celebrate the life of Police Officer Craig Chandler and honor his sacrifice. Be with the family, friends, and colleagues of this fallen hero. Comfort them and give them your strength. Guide those who seek to take care of the family of this hero. May those empowered to do so, care for them with integrity. In commemorating the death of this hero, help those who mourn to remember that death is not the end. Death does not have the final say, but is simply the transition to the glorious life to come. They should look forward to that life to come with joy and thanksgiving.

As for the citizens of the City of Baltimore, Maryland, help them to faithfully equip their law enforcement officers with the best tools to protect their community. May their training be adequate to the task. Help the citizens of the City of Baltimore, Maryland, to remember to pay their law enforcement officers fairly and treat them with respect. Help the citizens of the City of Baltimore, Maryland, to obey the law and treat each other with dignity so as not to add to the burden of crime and pain to their community.

The time for mourning will soon pass. We have now remembered and celebrated the life lost in this great tragedy. As the family, friends, and colleagues of Police Officer Craig Chandler go forward, they must celebrate the good things in their lives; and to celebrate life itself!

Finally, Lord God, we pray for the families, friends, and colleagues of all the law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line-of-duty and we thank you for their sacrifices. Bless the lives of their families, friends, and colleagues so they might find healing. Help their law enforcement organizations support the families of these fallen heroes. Even though their deaths might have been senseless, make something good come out of these situations so that their law enforcement organizations and the communities in which they lived and served might be stronger because of their lives and their deaths. In Jesus’ name I pray. Amen.”

Now, Police Officer Craig Chandler, may the Lord bless you, and keep you: the Lord make His face to shine upon you, and be gracious unto you: the Lord lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace.

In His Service,

Police Chaplain Steven R. Closs
Retired Captain of Police, Nashua NH Police Department
Police Chaplain, Merrimack NH Police Department
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry

Police Chaplain Steven R. Closs
Merrimack NH Police Department

January 11, 2015

RIP Brother. Thank you & God Bless.

Lt.Robert M.Petty (retired)
No.Bergen, N.J. P.D.

January 11, 2015

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Baltimore City Police Department. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!


January 11, 2015

Rest in peace brother!

Captain Emilio W. Gonzalez
Union City, NJ Police Department

January 11, 2015

Rest in Peace my brother it is our watch now.
My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and all my brothers and sisters of the Baltimore City Police Department.


Officer First Class B. P. Ruth
Baltimore County Police Department

January 11, 2015

Sincerest regards.
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Paul Schanno- Honor Guard Member
State of MN Dept. of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

January 11, 2015

Rest in Peace.

Captain Todd Suratt
Triborough Bridge & Tunnel Authority Police

January 11, 2015

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

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

January 11, 2015

Please accept my sincere condolences at this fine officers tragic death. May he rest in peace...

Jack Mrozinski - Retired Deputy Sheriff
Portage Co. Sheriff's Department, Stevens Point, WI.

January 11, 2015

my heart goes out to the guys & girls of the BCP...may the fallen officer rest in peace

OIC Richard Richardson Ret
Md Gen Hospital

January 11, 2015

Thank-you for your brave service. Rest in Peace.

1st Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980
Prince George's County Police Maryland

January 11, 2015

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Craig Chandler. 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 Baltimore City, Maryland will not be forgotten. God Speed and God Bless. Rest in Peace Sir.

Final Salute

VIPS 750 Jeff Claybern
Alexandria Kentucky Police Department

January 11, 2015

IN HONORE CASORUM - 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 11, 2015



January 11, 2015

Rest in peace Officer Chandler. My sincere condolences to your family and to your department. Godspeed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Thank you for your service.


January 11, 2015

God Speed, Brother.

P.O. K.Murphy
Union PD, NJ

January 11, 2015

RIP, my brother!

DetectiveFirst Class Charles Earle
Bladensburg Police Department

January 11, 2015

My deep and sincerest sympathies for your loss and ours' in Craig's death. My God grant you the grace, strength and courage to face tomorrow as Craig would.


Tybee Island Police Dept

January 11, 2015

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