Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Senior Patrol Officer Daniel Neil Ellis

Richmond Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, November 6, 2015

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Reflections for Senior Patrol Officer Daniel Neil Ellis

Thank you for your service and paying the ultimate sacrifice serving and protecting the citizens of Richmond . You will never be forgotten brother in Blue and fellow EKU graduate. Love and peace to your family.

Sgt. Jo Anna Green
Houston Police Department

May 25, 2019

Rest in Peace Officer Ellis. May God continue his presence with your wife and son, along with all of your family, friends, department and fellow officers.

Trent Phillips
Humboldt Fire Department

April 12, 2019

It's been over three years, and though I never knew you, your name is spoken often here. I know you hear us, Daniel, I know you see. Watch over us, Officer Ellis.

~Monk, 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army Infantry

January 20, 2019

God bless you, your entire family, friends and colleagues. Thank you very much for your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace.

Kim Persinger, Police Officer (Retired)
Miami-Dade Police Department

January 1, 2019

Rest in peace brother

Boy looking in law enforcement carrier p

November 6, 2018

457 thinking of you and my friends from Richmond Police Dept

Chief Chris Edmonds
Pikeville police department

November 6, 2018

Thinking of you today 456

Chief Chris Edmonds
Pikeville police department

November 6, 2018

I hope those who where involved in
the horrible killing of Officer Ellis were held to the full extent of the law. What a heart breaking story and my thoughts and prayers go out to his family. As a child my father was an MPO, many years later he went on to special operations in Lorton, Va. I will always have admiration for my father, as well as, those who choose to protect and serve. I pray the Lord wraps his loving arms around Officer Ellis’s surviving children and wife.

Candie Carter
Daughter,granddaughter&daughter in law of lawenforcement

September 13, 2018

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 4, 2018

God bless. I’m so sorry for the loss of your officer.

A survivor sister A S

July 6, 2018

Rip #(457) deeply saddened for the loss of officer Daniel Ellis . His name and service for will never be forgotten. To his family I Am truly sorry for your lose. Daniel J Coughlin, ((RETIRED )NJ, PBA #102 , Member.

Officer Daniel J Coughlin #A277
NJ, State DOC,PBA # 102

February 25, 2018

RIP 457


November 16, 2017

I didn't know Officer Ellis but his story and the song that was written in his memory has touched my heart in so many ways. Thank you so much for your service. Prayers for your family. Rest In Peace.


November 7, 2017



April 18, 2017

Honestly, I didn't know Officer Daniel Ellis, but when I came home from school & mom told me "Officer Ellis passed." It broke me. Every since that day, I've been working harder to achieve my dream of being a police officer.. Officer Daniel Ellis is & always will be my idol...

Kentucky Resident Railyn Bolin

April 7, 2017

I didn't know Officer Ellis nor had I ever met him but when I saw on the news the situation that was unfolding for some crazy reason it touched me so much and made me very sad and angry to see and hear the details of the crime. After he was taken to UK I was hoping and praying he would make it. Unfortunately God called him home. So now every time I see Mrs. Ellis and their son it breaks my heart. The tears start flowing. Daniel you are greatly missed and loved by many, you brought peace and light in this cold dark warm. May your light shine forever bright in heaven. Fly high
We will never forget you and one day your son will know who you were and that you died doing what you loved and that you are a hero.

Citizen Ida Marie Floyd

November 18, 2016

"They called me on a cell phone telling me there's an officer down."

Civilian Brianna LeFort

November 1, 2016

We miss and talk about you every day.

Major Steve Gregg
Richmond Police Dept

October 15, 2016

I miss you very much my friend. You are in all of our thoughts everyday.

Captain Tyler O'Brien
Madison Co. Detention Center

September 30, 2016

I extend my sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Daniel was killed.

To the Ellis family, fellow officers, and all who call Daniel beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Officer Ellis gave to his community and the citizens of Kentucky , and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on November 6, 2015.

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

June 24, 2016

I have kept up to date on the Officer Ellis since the day he was shot. The day that he passed away my heart was broken for a man I never knew. Even now months later my heart aches for his family and friends. I am so grateful for our men and women in blue who gives their lives to keep us safe. May God Bless all of our men and women in blue. Officer Ellis has impacted my life in ways I can't explained. Thank you Office Ellis.

Billie Marie Powell
Kentucky Resident

May 14, 2016

Officer Ellis, I pray that your family is being comforted by God and has them wrapped in His loving arms.
When I worked at the Seminole County Sheriff's Office in Florida many years ago, a friend of mine was killed in the line of duty and several other deputy friends were injured in the shoot out (On 3rd shift and in the zone I worked as a volunteer Reserve Deputy Sheriff, all are family). I was not on duty that night and I moved to Kentucky when I got the phone call no one ever wants to get but I can tell you that losing one of your own rips a hole in your heart and will always be there. Rest in Peace Brother, you are with God and I know you are with your family.

Retired Police Officer Kathie Wyatt
Versailles Police Department, Kentucky

February 13, 2016

R.I.P Officer Ellis and thank you for your service. I never knew you personally but my family knows your family and I promise to take care of your family for you,I love you. As a soon to be police officer myself,I will always carry you with me and keep your legacy alive. God speed.

Civilian Justin Spears
Pickerington Police

January 6, 2016

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. As you join our brothers and sisters in the hall of heroes, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Vires et Honorem

Ptlm Frank Kapusta
Mohawk PD, NY

December 27, 2015

My heartfelt condolences to Officer Ellis wife, children, family, friends, and colleagues of the Richmond Police Dept. God's word the bible provides some comfort in regards to our loved ones who have fallen asleep in death. Revelation 20:12, 13 reads "I saw the dead, the great and the small, standing before the throne, and scrolls were opened. But another scroll was opened; it is the scroll of life. The dead were judged out of those things written in the scrolls according to their deeds. And the sea gave up the dead in it, and death and the Grave gave up the dead in them, and they were judged individually according to their deeds." Officer Ellis died doing a good deed, because of this, he is a promised a resurrection. I pray God's promise provides comfort to all who knew Officer Ellis.

ECS II Lem Toatley
Orlando Police Department

December 19, 2015

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