Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Darren H. Goforth

Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Friday, August 28, 2015

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Darren H. Goforth

Never met this man, nor his family... but everyday he put that badge on, he was part of a bigger family. I am a survivor and fellow Officer from a Sergeant killed in the line of duty. The hurt, the pain will lessen, but never fade. What one must hold onto are the memories, the laughs and the good times of our loved ones. I wanted to just take a moment and say peace to the family and may God above wrap each and everyone of you in his arms. To Deputy Goforth, your duty here is done, we have the watch,,,and we will seek justice for those that seek to do us and you harm. God Bless and may God be with your family.

Officer Chris Holcomb

August 30, 2015

My heart breaks. In a week that has been so terrible we must stick together, brothers in blue. It is us versus them, good versus evil. Be forever vigilant. Rest in peace brother! Watch over us

Probation & Parole Agent, Sr. Steven Duc
Idaho Department of Corrections

August 30, 2015

May God bless the family of His newest guardian angel, Deputy Darren Goforth. May God give the family strength through this trial and comfort them through this tragic loss. I'm thankful for all the law enforcement officers that risk their lives on a daily basis to protect the citizens of this country. May God strengthen and protect the men and women of Harris County and law enforcement throughout this country. My prayers are with you!

Ron Veazie
Retired Military/US Civil Servant/Los Angeles Resident

August 30, 2015

I never had the pleasure to meet Deputy Goforth, but my heart breaks for him, his family, his brothers and sisters in blue, and his community nonetheless. It is an absolute tragedy when such a good man loses his life at the the hands of such a spineless coward. There will never be any reason on earth to justify such violence. I can only hope Deputy Goforth's family can find some sense of peace after this terrible tragedy.

Psalm 23: Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.

LEO R. Huffman
US Forest Service

August 30, 2015

I would like to offer my condolences to the family. Of course there cannot be any words that come close to being adequate. Please know that you are in the thoughts of many across the country. People do care very much. Please don't doubt that.

Civilian in Ohio

August 30, 2015

My family and I are so sad and upset about the trend in our society to bash police officers. Our nation is broken and only Jesus Christ can change the messed up minds of individuals. May God protect our officers and comfort those who have lost them.


August 30, 2015

R.I.P. Deputy Goforth, we're keeping you, your family and all our brothers and sisters with the Harris County Sheriff's Office 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, Fl.

August 30, 2015

My heart crystal for you and your family. RIP brother as you are in God's hand. May your family be strong during this great loss and through Christ may you have peace.

Former deputy Ector County Sheriff's off
VAMC police department

August 29, 2015

Deputy Goforth,
May you rest in Heavenly Peace. May your family be forever watched over and blessed. May your friends and colleagues find comfort. Please watch over us from on high.
We will see you again dear Sir.
Thank you for your service. I will never forget your sacrifice or the sacrifice of your family.
Greater Love Hath No Man....
Prayers for all involved.

Surviving Daughter of Special Agent J. Robert Porter
Federal Bureau of Investigation
E.O.W. 8/9/79

August 29, 2015

My condolences to the officer's family and friends. I will pray for them and for the families and friends of law enforcement officers everywhere. Theirs is not an easy job in these violent and crazy times.

Helen, concerned citizen

August 29, 2015

May the Lord bless the surviving family of Darren Goforth and give them strength and hope during this time. May this incident be a turning point in America for us to clearly see who the bad guys are, challenge them, and silence their influence over such deeds being perpetrated. May those who commit and inspire such acts be convicted of their crimes, may their hearts be shattered into a million pieces with guilt and self-revelation that they should change their evil ways.

Mr. Monty Keith May
Silver River Review

August 29, 2015

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Deputy Darren H. Goforth. 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 Harris County, Texas will not be forgotten. God Speed and God Bless. Rest in Peace Sir.

May the children of Deputy Goforth know that their Dad is a HERO who we will not forget and will forever be in his debt for all he has done for us, Deputy Goforth. Thank You for your service and protection to us all, may you rest in peace God bless you and your family.

Final Salute

VIPS 750 Jeff Claybern
Alexandria, Kentucky Police Department

August 29, 2015

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends. Thank you for your unselfish service.

James P Waggle, Jr.

August 29, 2015

My head hangs and my heart breaks as another brother has been murdered. Deputy Goforth and family will be remembered along with the good for which he stood.

Deputy Sheriff B. Hall
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

August 29, 2015

To all of the deputies and the Sheriff of Harris County , Texas, I give my deepest condolences to your department on the recent tragic death of Deputy Darin Goforth. It is a tragedy when any law enforcement officer is killed in the line of duty. My thoughts and prayers are with your department, Harris County, and the City of Houston as you mourn the loss of a deputy who was shot and killed at a gas station while pumping gasoline into his patrol car. I am sure the suspect who did this will find himself a nice one way trip to death row where all killers of law enforcement officers go after they get convicted of this crime that they have commited. If I were head of a law enforcement agency and I saw such a tragedy like this. I would be one of the many to testify against the perpitrator who shot and killed one of my officers in the line of duty. I am sure his name will be added to the memorial walls in Washington, DC and in Austin, TX along with other officers who died in the line of duty this year.

Bradford Paulson

August 29, 2015

In this heart breaking time, you are not alone. Do not hesitate to call upon your family in blue.

Wishing you love & peace,

Officer Tonya Williams
East Lansing Police Department

August 29, 2015

May God rest your soul and bring peace to your family and may the electric chair fry for the individual who killed you and may God take all police officers and security officers these dark hours of race baiting by our president Barack Obama the leader of the anti-american movement

Security officer Michael Besonen
Per Mar security

August 29, 2015

Rest in Peace...

Syracuse Police Dept, NY

August 29, 2015

My condolences to the family. Yet another officer the President must answer to.

Officer in Texas
Agency in Texas

August 29, 2015

Rest in Peace, Deputy Goforth. May GOD bless each member of your family and your agency. May they find comfort in knowing that you are now in the company of Angels. May you patrol the streets of Heaven with all the hero's that have gone before you.

Deputy Alan W. Moffett
Richmond County Sheriff's Office. Augusta, GA.

August 29, 2015

Well Sir, God Bless you and your family. The coward that took your life will face judgment either here or in heaven, he won't escape his punishment. You are asleep now when you are awaken by God there will be no pain but joy. Rest in Peace John 3:16

Ret. Sgt. Joe Covington, M/C #4926
Corpus Christi Police Department

August 29, 2015

R.I.P. DG R.I.P.

Rod M. Embree

August 29, 2015


Ret. TFC Theresa Medcalf
Ga State Patrol

August 29, 2015

God Bless his soul and family. We pray for all offers in these time of escalated violence against officers brought on by President Obama.


August 29, 2015

My prayers are with Deputy Goforth's family and your department. I have lost many officer friends in my career and I feel your pain. God Bless.

Lieutenant (Ret.)
Arkansas State Police

August 29, 2015

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