Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sheriff Ladson Lamar O'Connor

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, June 16, 2015

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Reflections for Sheriff Ladson Lamar O'Connor

Thank you for your service and rest in peace Sheriff. I also lost my father, Ronnie O'Neal, in a high speed chase in 1984 when he was a Georgia State Patrolman. Prayers to your community and especially to your family, who will be forever watched over by the law enforcement community, as they have us. Could never ever ask for a better group of people...they all understand the uncertainties of their profession.

Beverly O'Neal Pirkle
Daughter of LODD GSP Ronnie O'Neal

June 16, 2015

RIP Sheriff

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

June 16, 2015

Thank you for your selfless service to others, Sheriff O'Connor. You made a positive impact in the lives of those in your community and your sacrifice as part of The Thin Blue Line will not be forgotten by your fellow LEO's. My heartfelt condolences to your devoted wife and loving children, as well as your extended family, your department, coworkers in the surrounding law enforcement community and the citizens in your local area. Rest in eternal peace, brother.

T. Huber, TSgt, USAF (retired)
USAF Security Police (law enforcement) retired

June 16, 2015

WEEPING MAY ENDURE FOR A NIGHT,BUT JOY COMES IN THE MORNING,.. TO THE O'CONNER FAMILY, FRIENDS, AND DEPT, ALTHOUGH YOU MAY BE GOING THROUGH YOUR NIGHT- GOD ALWAYS HAVE A LIGHT TO SEE YOU THROUGH, HOLD ON AND TRUST IN GOD..

RICKY & AQUANETTA ISSAC
SURVIVING PARENTS:DEPUTY RICKY ISSAC JR..EOW:12/08/12

June 16, 2015

My heart breaks for your family, please know your family and friends are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless.

Stephanie Harris, LEOW - Spouse of Sgt, LAPD

June 16, 2015

I am so sorry, there are no words to comfort your family and friends, I wish this had not happened.

Melanie Rowley
Have friends who are LEO's.

June 16, 2015

May the Lord lift you up to find strength and peace in the time to come as a police family is like no other. Thoughts and prayers to deputy O'Connor's family. Blessed are the peace makers for they shall be called the children of God. Matthew 5:9

Louise Large- Gurin
P. O. / ret. KCPD K. C. Mo.

June 16, 2015

We had made it 16 days since the last L.O.D. Death. I don't know if it's a record, but I would have loved it to go on longer, as long as eternity.

Sheriff, I'm so very glad those responsible for your tragic crash were apprehended and God and the courts willing, they will spend a lengthy amount of time in jail for their actions.

Your family has lost you physically and that void can never truly be filled, but so long as they keep you in their hearts and minds, you will forever be with them.

God Bless you and may you rest eternally in peace, Brother.

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

June 16, 2015

Rest in Peace Sherriff O'Connor. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and fellow Deputies of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.

Susan Ball
Judicial Process Server, Brevard County Sheriff's Office

June 16, 2015

Rest in peace Brother we have the watch from here. May God Bless your Family and Friends.

Officer A. OROZCO
ADOT/ECD

June 16, 2015

Rest in Peace my brother, your watch is over. I salute you.
My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and all my brothers and sisters of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.

GODSPEED

Officer B. Ruth Retired
Baltimore County Police Department

June 16, 2015

My heart goes out to O'Connor's family, friends, and his department. This is always a sobering moment, and a painful one. May you have strength, peace, and support now.

Rest now O'Connor, we have the watch.

Officer Jonathan Clay
Village Public Safety Officer - Angoon, Alaska

June 16, 2015

My Condolences to the Family, Friends, Community and the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. My the love of our Lord and Savior comfort and guide through this most difficult time.
Thank you for your Heroism Sheriff O'Connor
Rest In Peace

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

June 16, 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 PD

June 16, 2015

Rest in peace my brother of blue.

Officer J. Rhodes
Maize Police Department, Kansas

June 16, 2015

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND SACRIFICE. REST IN PEACE.

POLICE OFFICER
NAPERVILLE IL POLICE DEPT

June 16, 2015

RIP BROTHER PRAYERS TO HIS FAMILY AND COLLEAGUES

former Special deputy
Broome county sheriff's dept

June 16, 2015

God bless Sheriff O'Connor's family, friends and coworkers and give them strength and peace to get through their grief and pain. Thank you for your service and sacrifice brother.

Sergeant Clark O. Parry
Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office, New York

June 16, 2015

May God Almighty bless Sheriff's Oconner's family and I pray for blessings upon his staff and the County.

Sheriff Greg Taylor
Anderson County Sheriff's Office Texas

June 16, 2015

Another hero gone.Not only Deputy O'Connor,but his family has made a great sacrifice for the safety and well being of the community. Peace be with you.

Captain
Gwinnett County S.O

June 16, 2015

Final Salute, rest peacefully in the arms of God. Thank you for your service Sheriff O'Connor. We are praying for the family and fellow officers.

Former Patrol Sergeant
Johnny Allison
Wylie TX Police Dept

June 16, 2015

On behalf of the men and women serving the Harford County Sheriff's Office, Maryland we join the Montgomery County, GA members in mourning the loss of Sheriff O'Connor.

Colonel Steven E. Bodway
Harford County Sheriff's Office

June 16, 2015

His legacy continues on. He lays rest with the best law enforcement who have preceded him. He is joined with my grandfather Scott County Deputy John West killed in the line of duty, Rest in peace Sheriff for I too a retired Lt. will join you and my grandpa one day!

Lt. John West (RET)

June 16, 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

June 16, 2015

Rest in peace brother, we have the watch now. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Sheriff O'Connor during this time of tragic and sudden loss.

Sr. Ptlmn Donnie Meaders(RET)
Wewoka (OK) Police Department

June 16, 2015

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