Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Robert Francis Wilson, III

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, March 5, 2015

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Reflections for Sergeant Robert Francis Wilson, III

My heart goes out to this family. I can't imagine the hole that has been left in your hearts. Lean on God and all of the good memories to fill the void. I have cried many tears all week and continue too in regards to your loss. Law enforcement is big within my family as well and I pray that "the call" never comes. Lifting you up and praying today and in the days, weeks and years to come.

Citizen
Temporary citizen, just working in Philly temporarily

March 14, 2015

My heart goes out to your family. May you rest in peace

Deputy Devine Leacock
Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office

March 14, 2015

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. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County PD, NY

March 14, 2015

RIP

PPO II Stephen Bruet
NC Department of Public Safety

March 13, 2015

Rest In Peace Brother

Steve Yancey
Forest Hill Police Department, TX

March 13, 2015

What greater love no man have than he give up his life for another...a true hero and warrior.
Rest well my brother, you did your sons proud.

Major Jeff White
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

March 13, 2015

"And I will raise you up on eagle's wings
Bear you on the breath of dawn,
Make you to shine like the sun,
And hold you in the palm of His Hand.
The snare of the fowler will never capture you."
Lyrics by Michael Joncas
"On Eagle's Wings"

M.W.
Friend of Phila. Police

March 13, 2015

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

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

March 12, 2015

"The Final Inspection"
The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"
The policeman squared his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.
But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.
I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."
Author Unknown

Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police Department

March 12, 2015

Rest in Peace Brother.

Retired Philadelphia Police Dept. Carmen
PPD

March 12, 2015

RIP BROTHER. May you be with GOD and may GOD be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

March 12, 2015

Feel His presence as God answers the prayers of many who have fallen to their knees on your behalf. Since the day of my son's death, I have carried every law enforcement officer and their family in my heart.

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray:

“Lord, Be with all law enforcement officers. Keep them safe and free from harm. They are Your soldiers on the front line of the battle against evil. If one should fall this day - wrap their family in your loving arms. Surround them with Your angels, loving family, friends, neighbors and caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name and for Your Glory, Amen.”

I have lifted you and your family to God every morning for over three years. Feel those prayers. God is with you; He knows and will ease your pain.

Our faith helps us to see beyond the grave.

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011

March 12, 2015

May God keep the family and law enforcement community in his grip.

Respectfully,

Deborah White and Family
Resident of Long Beach, California

March 11, 2015

"The Only Thing Necessary for the Triumph of Evil is that Good Men Do Nothing." Officer Wilson you have served this life well by doing your best to be a protector of those that do not have the means to fight back. My prayers are with you.

To the family of Officer Wilson, no words of comfort will ever be enough in your time of loss. Please be proud that Officer Wilson was doing what had to be done to make this world a better place. My heart and prayers are with you. Peace and Blessings to you always.

Ricky D. Johnson, Investigator
Housing Authority of Baltimore City Office of Internal Investigations

March 11, 2015

RIP MAY YOUR SOUL REST IN PEACE

SHARMIKA GATEWOOD
MPDC

March 10, 2015

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Rob was killed.

To the Wilson family, fellow officers, and all who call Rob beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace. Rob, I hope that your family knows that a nation mourned for you.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Officer Robert Wilson gave to his community and the citizens of Pennsylvania, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on March 5, 2015

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

March 10, 2015

My condolences to your family and friends. God will comfort your family and friends during this painful time. You are the epitome of the word "HERO". Your work is done here on earth. Well done OFFICER!

Detective Andrew Konarski
Fall River, MA. Police Officer

March 10, 2015

Rest high on that mountain brother. You will forever be missed and can never be replaced. Your family are in my prayers.

Agent Jason O'Toole
Georgia Composite Medical Board

March 10, 2015

Don’t Cry for Me

Please, dear ones don’t cry for me I’m not far away from you.
There was a light to guide me home, when my tour was through.

I saw the light, my spirit soared, no pain, nor anxiety.
Then I saw my Lord and God just waiting there for me.

When Jesus took me by the hand, I felt His love burst through.
All my fellow officers who had past, saluted and hugged me too.

To look upon Jesus’ face and have Him hold me tenderly,
Filled my soul with peace and rest, so please, don’t cry for me.

No more pain will I feel, no more a troubled life.
The darkness of day’s gone bye is consumed in His great light.

I know that this time is difficult and there is an emptiness that you feel.
But please, be joyful for me now, and know that heaven is truly real.

I will always be with you this I guarantee
Watch each other’s back while on patrol but please don’t cry for me.

To my love ones I’ll be with you even though you won’t see me.
But now I am home with Jesus, my Lord, so please, don’t cry for me!


Composed & Illustrated for the Glory of God
By Port St Lucie Police Chaplain Frank Smith Jr

Chaplain Frank Smith
Port St Lucie Police Department

March 10, 2015

Rest in Heaven, fellow officer.

Patrol Officer Ms. Flores
Cleveland Police

March 10, 2015

May God grant you eternal peace. Our tears could overflow rivers from grieving for one another. I pray for your family and friends as they go through this tragic time. Love knows no boundaries and hate has no friends. Guard Heaven's gates now. One final salute. I am MyBrothersKeepr.

Marshal B. Tindle
City Of Killeen Marshals Office/Former Shreveport PD

Marshal B. Tindle
City Of Killeen Marshals Office/Former Shreveport PD

March 10, 2015

RIP. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Robert you are in heaven at roll call with all the other great men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. It is not how you died that made you a hero. It is how you lived that made you one. God bless you and your family.

Sergeant Yalcin Kiyar
NYPD (RETIRED)

March 10, 2015

It's never ok hearing man down, especially in a tour of duty. R.I.P officer Wilson

Police Officer Jacorey Wallace
Royal Bahamas Police Force

March 10, 2015

Rest In Peace.

Det. Randy Evans
Kansas City Missouri Police Department
Son of Patrolman Robert Wayne Evans
E.O.W 10/14/1971
HEROES LIVE FOREVER

March 10, 2015

Words cannot describe the loss felt. Officer Wilson was a man the world is in short supply of. My deepest sympathy to the entire Wilson family.

We will never forget you brother!!!

State Constable Joseph Rogan
Pennsylvania State Constable, Coolbaugh Township--Monroe County

March 10, 2015

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