Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Sergeant Christopher Dan Kelley

Hutto Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, June 24, 2015

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Reflections for Detective Sergeant Christopher Dan Kelley

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well.

Chaplain Douglas J. Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Lodge #187 Mt. Clemens Michigan.

June 24, 2015

RIP Sgt. you won't be forgotton

I served as a road patrolman and was promoted to a newly former narcotic agency working undercover. then to asst. agent in charge. Thank you.

June 24, 2015

Thank you for your service.

Tim Liddell
CA Hwy Patrol (retired) 5342

June 24, 2015

You will not be forgotten. Guide each new rookie as they begin their first steps onto the dark streets. Thank you for your service. Rest in peace.

Former Police Explorer Adrian Gomez
Miami Dade Police Department

June 24, 2015

Rest in Peace brother in the Arms of Our Lord Prayers for your family

Chief Deputy John M Tomaino Sr.
Retired Mahoning County Sheriffs Office Youngstown Ohio

June 24, 2015

Rest in Peace brother, and thank you for your service, we have the watch from here!

Deputy Constable Albert Thomas
Harris County, Texas

June 24, 2015

God bless Sergeant Kelley'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 24, 2015

Rest in paradise brother. Til Valhalla

Police Officer Joe Gonzalez
Los Angeles School Police Department

June 24, 2015

I Never Dreamed it Would Be Me

By Sgt. George Hahn, LAPD, Ret.

I never dreamed it would be me,
My name for all eternity,
Recorded here at this hallowed place,
Alas my name, no more my face.
"In the line of duty," I hear them say;
My family now the price will pay.
My folded flag stained with their tears;
We only had those few short years.
The badge no longer on my chest,
I sleep now in eternal rest
My sword I pass to those behind,
And pray they keep this thought in mind.
I never dreamed it would be me,
And with heavy heart and bended knee;
I ask for all here from the past,
Dear God, let my name be the last.

Patrol Officer Chuck Lambert
Georgetown Police Department

June 24, 2015

Thank you for your service and your sacrifice Sgt Kelley. Our entire community mourns for you and your family. God Speed Sir.

Hutto resident

June 24, 2015

Eternal Rest

S. I. Drake, Lt/IPD (Ret)
Indianapolis Police

June 24, 2015

Rest, brother.

PFC Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

June 24, 2015

RIP brother we have the watch now

Deputy Michael McQuade
Saint Martin Sheriff's Office

June 24, 2015

We are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Sergeant Chris Kelley of the Hutto Police Department.

The death of any law enforcement officer brings grief on us all. However, when it is one of your own officers I know it is especially difficult. There are times when words cannot convey the depths of brotherly feeling, when in this dangerous service of ours, a peace officer is called upon to pay the ultimate sacrifice which this work demands. I know there is not an officer in the department whose heart does not feel sympathy to those who are left behind. Not one of us knows if the next call for service may be the last call for an officer. They are the hero of the heroes and the brave amongst the brave. They are truly American Heroes in its purest form.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to each and every one of you and your families.

Please know you do not grieve alone. May God Bless Sergeant Kelley’s family, friends, and your department during this time and always.

“Blessed are the Peace Makers for they shall be called the son of God” Matthew 5:9

Thorndale Police Department
Thorndale, Texas

June 24, 2015

RIP Sergeant.

Ret. P.O.

June 24, 2015

Sergeant Christopher Kelley:

Thank you for your courage, dedication to duty, and service! We will always remember your selfless sacrifice. "Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13. May the Lord welcome you with open arms and embrace you with his awesome love. May the Lord bless you and keep you always.

Police Chaplain Steven R. Closs
Merrimack NH Police Department

June 24, 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 Hutto Police Department. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!


June 24, 2015

Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends. (‭John‬ ‭15‬:‭13‬)

Sergeant Robert Cullom
Flowood Police Department

June 24, 2015

Rest in Peace Brother

Deputy Randy Bennett
Henry County Sheriff's Dept. (Indiana)

June 24, 2015

My thoughts are with his family and the Hutto Police Department and the Williamson County Sheriff's Department dispatchers and officers. Know that your law enforcement brothers and sisters grieve with you.

Renee Burger
Georgetown Police Department

June 24, 2015

Rip brother. We've got the line now. "The Thin Blue Line"

There is a line
the color of the sky
on a clear afternoon

There is a line
the hue of the ocean
on a bright sunny day

There is a line
the purest shade of a newborn's eyes
awakening for the first time

There is a line
that protects us from harm
in all we do
whether day or night

There is a line
no one can penetrate
no one can alleviate

There is a line
made of those who choose
to follow a calling many do not hear
and still more do not comprehend

They choose to walk
the path of fear, hate, and mistrust
taken by so few
but marked by so many

And when one leaves this line
they leave a legacy
but the line does not break
for the remaining must still protect

There may be emptiness
a loss, or sadness
but never a hole
not in this line

This line that holds
the ghosts of the souls who have gone
and the souls of the ghosts who will be
The Thin Blue Line

Kimberly A. Erb

Sergeant Craig Gripentrog
Williamson County Sheriff's Office

June 24, 2015

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