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

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Deputy Maness. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at McHenry County Sheriff's Office.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

September 15, 2015

RIP...your duty is complete...bless your family and extended family in Blue

Civilian Mary Lawson

September 15, 2015

My heartfelt condolences to the surviving wife, extended family, Sheriff and fellow Deputies and other local law enforcement, the good people of McHenry County and law abiding citizens of The State of Illinois for your loss of this fine Deputy and military Veteran.

Your struggle is over. You fought the good fight. Your brothers and sisters of The Thin Blue Line will never forget your sacrifice, courage and professionalism and will forever honor your memory with dignity and restraint in the performance of their duties.

Rest in eternal peace, Deputy Maness.

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

September 15, 2015

RIP brother.... your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Jim Krider
Peoria Police Department

September 15, 2015

Go with God my Brother. Your suffering is over.

Police Officer James Bragg
Greenville City Police, Greenville, SC

September 15, 2015

Rest in peace Brother Dwight.

Ofc. Timothy M. Fur,ong
Nahant, MA PD

September 15, 2015

My heart is sad to hear this, please know my prayers and thoughts are with your family and friends during this difficult time. God Bless.

Stephanie Harris, LEOW - Spouse of Sgt, LAPD

September 15, 2015

Deputy Maness, your murder was a despicable act carried out by a despicable creature which thankfully will be caged for the rest of it's life, at least we can all hope and pray it is.

Thank you most emphatically for your service to the nation as well as the State of Illinois. May those who know and love you best forever know you are near in spirit.

God Bless and may your eternal rest be peaceful, God knows you've earned it, Brother.

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

September 15, 2015

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Deputy Maness and the McHenry County Sheriff's Office during this time. Thank you, Deputy Maness, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

September 15, 2015

Rest in peace brother. Thoughts are with your family both blue and blood during this difficult time. Thank you Deputy Maness for your service to our Country in the US Army. Also, thank you for your 8 years of service and dedication to your community. Rest easy, you've earned it.

Sergeant David Post
Reno County Sheriff's Office Hutchinson, KS

September 15, 2015


My heart is filled with great sadness at learning of the lost of your loved one and fellow Deputy Sheriff.
We in the law enforcement community are a family, although our uniforms may be a different color and we may have a badge, a shield or a star pinned upon our chest.
Our area of enforcement may vary, we consist of many different agencies from across the nation, for we are : Municipal Police Officers, Sheriff's Deputies, State Police Investigators, State Highway Patrol Troopers, Conservation Police Officers, College Campus Police Officers, Correctional Officers and Federal Agents just to name a few.
We patrol small towns, large cities, college campuses, county roads, state highways, state parks and the United States Borders.
Whether active duty or retired, we are one family, a Law Enforcement Family, brothers and sisters bonded together by Honor, Service and Pride.
Daily we honor our fallen brothers and sisters never forgetting their sacrifice.
Daily our position is clear that we will Serve and Protect our communities without faltering and with no hesitation.
Daily we show pride in our chosen profession Law Enforcement, for we willingly walk the line of Good over Evil facing the unknown with courage keeping our trust and faith in GOD.
We know that evil roam these streets and at any moment in the course of performing our duties the ultimate sacrifice might be required of us in the service to our community, for law enforcement is not a job but a calling and only a few will make the decision to commit to that calling to serve for some will give all that they have.
You did not die in vain.
You sacrificed your life in the service to the citizens of McHenry County in the State of Illinois with HONOR, PRIDE and DISTINCTION.
I'm proud to have worn the uniform of a law enforcement officer like you did.
I'm proud to have pinned the badge upon my chest like you did.
I'm proud to have served and protected my community as you did.
I'm proud to call you my Brother!
I commend you my fallen brother for making the ultimate sacrifice in the performance of your duty.
For you left us doing what you chose to do'
Performing a job you were trained to do.
Upholding the oath you swore to do.
Most importantly doing what you loved to do..........Serving
and Protecting your community with Honor and Pride making a better and safer place for us all.
Deputy Maness status.........Deputy Maness status.........
Deputy Maness status.........Attention all Units...............
McHenry County Sheriff's Office, Deputy Sheriff Dwight Maness having served the citizens of McHenry County in the State of Illinois with Honor, Pride and Distinction is now 10-42.
Rest in Peace my fallen Brother, YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN!!!

Senior Master Investigator Cardell L. Dobbins #188 (Ret.)
Illinois Secretary of State Department of Police District 01, Region 01

September 15, 2015

Rest easy brother, you have stood your watch with pride and professionalism. Go to the promised place where you can look down to see your brothers continue what you have started. Thank you for your service. May the light of Christ ease the pain on the ones you have loved, and those who have loved you in return.

Sean D. Creamer; Chief
TPSU, New Bern NC

September 15, 2015

Your brave actions will not be forgotten. Rest in peace.

Future officer. Jonah Hensley
Proud law enforcement supporter

September 15, 2015

Rest in peace Brother....My thoughts are with your family, friends, and the members of the MCSO during this most difficult and tragic time....

Lt. Joseph Ward, Ret
Jackson, NJ PD

September 15, 2015

Rest in peace brother.

Officer Kyle Groose
Laramie PD, WY

September 15, 2015

Thank you for your service. May God hold you and your family in his loving arms.

Tanya J. Berry
mother of deputy sheriff

September 15, 2015

May the family's fond memories help them through this difficult time.

Terry L. Vice
Patrol Officer (1979-1984)
Greeley PD

September 15, 2015

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Deputy J. D. Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office

September 15, 2015

RIP sir

Sgt .Jackie Robertson Lewisburg Tennessee police

September 15, 2015

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

ASAC, Thomas H. Kelly Jr.
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 15, 2015

Godspeed Deputy Sheriff Dwight Maness

Debbie Peek

September 15, 2015

Rest in peace Brother.

Lieutenant Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office va.

September 15, 2015

God Speed, Brother.

Sgt. K. Murphy
Union PD, NJ

September 15, 2015

Keeping the Family, Friends and Department in our thoughts and prayers. May he Rest in Peace!

Ret. Deputy Sheriff's Tom and Diana Stri
Clayton County Sheriff Office Jonesboro Ga

September 15, 2015

Rest in peace Brother Dwight, you are a true Hero and will never be forgotten for your service and courage.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs OK PD

September 15, 2015

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