Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Dwight Darwin Maness

McHenry County Sheriff's Office, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, September 14, 2015

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Dwight Darwin Maness

On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Deputy Sheriff Dwight Maness and the extended law enforcement family of the McHenry County, Illinois Sheriff's Office. Rest in Peace brother and watch over us.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

September 14, 2015

Rest in peace. Your sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Stan Jefferson
citizen

September 14, 2015

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

POLICE OFFICER
NAPERVILLE POLICE DEPT

September 14, 2015

We'll take it from here, brother. Rest easy.

Officer Bob Tutko
Memphis Police Department

September 14, 2015

Rest in peace brother, your time in hell is over. Thank you for your service to America and to Illinois, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Deputy Maness during this time of loss.

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

September 14, 2015

RIP Sir

Police Officer
Island Lake Police Department

September 14, 2015

"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." - 2Timothy 4:7 You will forever be remembered, Brother, in the hearts of those who walk the line that keeps the wicked from the good. We are honored by the sacrifice your family and friends have given, the battle you have faced. God bless and keep you this day forward, and may those left in this broken world know His comforting peace.

Deputy Sheriff, Retired Thomas Bray
Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

September 14, 2015

RIP Brother!!!

Patrol Officer Charles Purvis
Farmers Branch Police Department

September 14, 2015

Eternal Rest

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

September 14, 2015

Rest with God, Deputy Maness. You have paid the ultimate price and fought the good fight. May God bless you, your family and your colleagues . Watch over them from your new home.

Captain , Retired
L.A. Co. Sheriff's Dept.

September 14, 2015

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE. REST IN PEACE.

N.J. TROOPER
NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

September 14, 2015

Rest in peace Deputy , you fought the battle as long as possible. God bless you and your family.

Police Officer (retired) . .
NYC POLICE DEPARTMENT

September 14, 2015

I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of Deputy Maness do to the reckless behavior of an individual who has no regard for human life. Deputy Maness thank you for your service. RIP Brother. GOD has you now. May you never be forgotten.

P.O. Anthony Cole
Loyola University Police Dept.

September 14, 2015

Rest in peace Deputy Maness, your ultimate sacrifice and suffering will never be forgotten. Prayers for your family during this time in their lives.

retired Police Officer Bob Lester
Midland Texas Police Department

September 14, 2015

Deputy Sheriff Dwight Maness:

Thank you for your 8 years of service to the citizens of McHenry County, Illinois, and to the McHenry Country Sheriff’s Office. "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God" Matthew 5:9. Let us now celebrate your life and remember your selfless sacrifice. "Greater love has no one that this, that someone lay down his life for his friends" John 15:13. However, death is not the end; it does not have the final say! And He [Jesus] said to him, "Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise" Luke 23:43. Now, my Brother in Blue, rest easy; we will take it from here. "Well done, good and faithful servant" Matthew 25:11. May the Lord God bless you always!

Police Chaplain Steven R. Closs, IHS
Merrimack NH Police Department

September 14, 2015

R.I.P., God Bless your Family and Friends. This craziness has got to stop. PRAYERS UP!

Friends of Fallen Officers Chryl Davis
Civilian Supporter

September 14, 2015

I am so sorry for you're loss. His family as well as his law enforcement family will be in our prayers.

Chief Tom Bearup
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

September 14, 2015

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 14, 2015

Deputy Maness,
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.

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

September 14, 2015

RIP Brother.Thank you & God Bless.

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

September 14, 2015

Heroes live forever. Prayers to family and friends.

BLR
Team Texas

September 14, 2015

R I P Brother

Herbie Buck, Ret. Officer
NYSDOCS

September 14, 2015

Thank you for your service.

Tim Liddell
CA Hwy Patrol (retired)

September 14, 2015

While we are deeply saddened by your passing, the Law Enforcement Community was enriched by your professionalism, your service, and your sacrifice. Our thoughts are with your family, department, and friends. May you Rest In Peace.

Zone 5 Academy Session 59
New York State Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy

September 14, 2015

Your pain is over, Brother Dwight. The monster is no longer roaming the countryside. Get some rest, Deputy.

Ret. Cpl. Michael Seyfried
Prince George's County, MD Police

September 14, 2015

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