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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

"The Final Inspection"
The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"
The policeman squared his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.
But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.
I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."
Author Unknown

Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell PD

November 8, 2015

Police Officer Daniel Ellis, during your tour of duty you severed the citizens of the Commonwealth of Kentucky with honor and dignity, it is now your time to rest with all of the other heroes that have gone before you. We will carry on from here. To the family of Police Officer Daniel Ellis you all are in our thoughts and prayers. The Law Enforcement family will stand beside you. To the men and women of the Richmond Police Department hold your heads high as you all carry on during these difficult times. Stay Safe. Fair Winds and Following Seas WARRIOR.

Detective Grade One Robert F. Jackson
Metropolitan Police Department Homicide Branch

November 8, 2015

Thank you sir for your service and dedication to LE. God bless you for your loyalty and ultimate and supreme sacrifice. We pray for your family, family of blue, and your friends. I'm here if anyone would like to contact me. God Bless you all during this difficult time.

Wife of Sgt. Roy Gonzalez,EOW 7-15-2005
Shelley Gonzalez

November 8, 2015

Thank you for your service. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Probation Parole Officer III Aaron Linn
WV Parole Services

November 8, 2015

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well.

Chaplain Douglas J. Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Lodge #187 Mt. Clemens Michigan.

November 8, 2015

God's peace and speed Officer Ellis. Thank you for your brave, dedicated service. RIP Brother.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago P.D.

November 8, 2015

Rip Brother.

Sgt Al Sellinger
Scotch Plains Police Dept

November 8, 2015

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Officer Ellis and the fine men and women of the Richmond Police Dept.

David Reynolds
RPD Officer (1979-1986)

November 8, 2015

Rest in Peace, Officer Ellis. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement Officers

November 8, 2015

Gone but not forgotten. Bless you and your family.

Patrolman Richard Ziegelmeyer
Pearland Police Department

November 8, 2015

God Bless you Officer Ellis. Thank you for your selfless service. You will never be forgotten.

Sgt. K. Schmittgens
St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department

November 8, 2015

GODSPEED

SSG, USA S Bundy
U.S. Army

November 7, 2015

For those remaining, may you find comfort in God's unfailing love, peace in His presence, and strength from His healing hand.

Gail
Civilian Supporter

November 7, 2015

Rest with God officer Ellis. Your tour here is over, thus you are home. Prayers for your family during this time in their lives. Your dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

retired Police Officer Bob Lester
Midland Texas Police Department

November 7, 2015

I am deeply sadden over the loss of Detective Daniel Ellis. My heart goes out to the family, RPD Partner and fellow officers in Richmond. Such a tragedy. There are no words of comfort. Know this, Daniel is a HERO and standing strong with his brothers in Heaven. We love you and we are praying HARD for you all. We understand your pain all to well. My 8 year old grand-daughter recited this Irish blessing before thousands when we laid my son Trooper Joseph Cameron Ponder to rest...maybe it will bring a measure of peace.

May the roads rise to meet you...
May the winds 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 hold you in the palm of your hand...
May He bless you and keep you safe...

Take a breath each day and you will be taking one for Daniel.We love you so much and are here for you. Brenda, Cameron's Mom

Mother of Fallen Officer
KSP FAMILY

November 7, 2015

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, REST IN PEACE.

N.J. TROOPER
NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

November 7, 2015

God bless your soul and your family. #BLUEFAMILY

Rookie Thomas Watts
Florida

November 7, 2015

So very sorry for your loss...prayers to the family, friends, and the police department.

N/A
just someone who cares.

November 7, 2015

Thoughts and prayers for the family, friends, and colleagues of Officer Ellis.

Robert M. Keeton, PhD
Richmond PD (1997-2000)

November 7, 2015

GOD bless you Officer Ellis for your service and he will be with your family at your loss and comfort and strengthen them through this difficult time.

Retired Sergeant Charles Carty
Benton, Arkansas Police Department

November 7, 2015

RIP Brother!

Lieutenant Ray Waters
Pitt County Sheriffs Office Greenville NC

November 7, 2015

A Prayer for Police Officer Daniel Neil Ellis:

Lord God, we are grateful for the life of Police Officer Daniel Neil Ellis of the Richmond, Kentucky Police Department. He died serving us. Help us never to forget him. Help us celebrate the life of Police Officer Daniel Neil Ellis and honor his sacrifice. Be with the family, friends, and colleagues of this fallen hero. Comfort them and give them Your strength. Guide those who seek to take care of the family of this hero. May those empowered to do so, care for them with integrity. In commemorating the death of this hero, help those who mourn to remember that death is not the end. Death does not have the final say, but is simply the transition to the glorious life to come. They should look forward to that life to come with joy and thanksgiving. Amen

Pastor Steven Robert Closs, MNACM
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
Chartered by the National Association of Christian Ministers

Pastor/Chaplain Steven R. Closs, MNACM
Merrimack NH Police Department

November 7, 2015

Rest in peace Officer Ellis!
You will not be forgotten!

Willie Bell Hopewell VA!
Friend Of All Law Enforcement Officers!

November 7, 2015

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli
NYPD-108pct

November 7, 2015

another good cop.

Mr. nea itiso
Usa

November 7, 2015

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