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

Very sorry to hear the news... Rest in peace. My thoughts are extended to family, friends and fellow officers.

Reserve Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

November 6, 2015

Rest in Peace, Brother. I pray for your family and your department.

Officer W. C. Moore
Tyler, TX, Police Department

November 6, 2015

Rest in peace brother we've got it from here

Chief Joseph Rose
Elkhorn city police department

November 6, 2015

Rest in peace brother we've got it from here

Chief of police Joseph Rose
Elkhorn city police department

November 6, 2015

My heart is breaking for the family of this young man. We KNOW your pain, we are living it. All I can offer is this, we love you and we are here for you, WHATEVER you need. There are NO words, just know we are here. My eight year old grand daughter recited this Irish blessing before thousands at my sons funeral recently...

May the road rise to meet you...
May the wind be always at your back...
May the sun shine warm upon your face...
May the rain fall soft upon your fields...
And until we meet again, may the Lord keep you in the palm of his hand.
May He bless you and keep you safe.

We love you. God bless Daniel. He IS and always WILL be a hero. We will pray every day for your family.

With respect, Brenda Tiffany
Mother of KSP Trooper Joseph Cameron Ponder #954

Mother of Fallen Officer

November 6, 2015

Sir, thank you for your service, prayers sent

DFC David Mallery
Cecil County Sheriff's Office

November 6, 2015

Our entire Unit sends our prayers to the family of Officer Ellis and our support to the Richmond PD. Your Bravery and Dedication to duty will always be honored. RIP our Brother.

Commander Griffin
MPS / DOPS OIG Special OPS Chicago

November 6, 2015



November 6, 2015

Rest peacefully god is with your family and friends. Thank you for your services you will be missed but not forgotten.

James Hallgrimson Arrow Security Officer

November 6, 2015

may HIS light shine perpetual upon his face

Chief Jim Allen (Retired)
Mobile County Child Support Enforcement
Mobile County, Alabama

November 6, 2015

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO! May God
Give the family and friends the strength and faith to deal with this tragic loss. Words can not express my sorrow!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright BMI © 1993 - All Rights Reserved

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

November 6, 2015

Rest In Peace. God bless your family.

Justo M. Rivera - Retired
Suffolk County PD, NY

November 6, 2015

RIP Brother

Deputy Ken Rosser
Pike County KY SO

November 6, 2015

RIP Brother.May God bless and protect you and your family.

Maury County Sheriff Dept

November 6, 2015

God bless brother...I'll be saying a prayer for you and your family tonight.

Deputy Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

November 6, 2015

Another "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County Police Dept. NY

November 6, 2015

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Ellis. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Richmond Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

November 6, 2015

May Officer Ellis find peace and everlasting life in his new duty assignment....he has served us well and made the ultimate sacrifice. May God grant comfort and peace to his family. Thank Daniel for your service.............

Special Agent (Retired) William Bertolan
Bureau of ATF, San Franacisco, CA

November 6, 2015

Not only did we lose a Officer today, we also lost a husband, dad and true friend. Officer Ellis we salute you for your bravery, and the willingness to serve knowing you could lose your life. Officer Ellis well done your watch has ended now you can rest and know that your death will never be forgotten.
Now rest in the arms of Jesus. Officer Ellis I salute you!!!

James Pierce
Civilian Supporter

November 6, 2015

Having known Officer Ellis I cannot sufficiently express my condolences to his family, friends, and fellow officers with mere words. He was an exceptional man, an exceptional and dedicated officer, and true asset to the law enforcement community. He will certainly be missed by all that knew him and we will never forget him or the sacrifice that he and his family have made for the citizens of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and this great nation. Blue lives do matter. Rest in peace my brother!

Major Bill Sullivan (ret)
Kentucky State Police

November 6, 2015

Rest in peace sir, your watch is over. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Ellis during this time of tragic and senseless loss.

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

November 6, 2015

Rest in peace brother.

Deputy Zak Rodgers
Boone County Sheriffs Dept

November 6, 2015

RIP BROTHER Take care of Heaven!!

Stephen Bruet, PPO II
North Carolina Department of Public Safety

November 6, 2015

Officer Ellis, thanks for the wonderful job you did protecting your community. Sincerest sympathies to your family and fellow officers as they mourn this tragic loss.

Civilian Allison Victory

November 6, 2015

What a tragic loss of such a young brace officer. To his family, please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. May he rest in peace in the loving arms of our Lord...

Jack Mrozinski (Retired Deputy Sheriff)
Portage County Sheriff's Dept., Wisconsin

November 6, 2015

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