Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer I Garrett Preston Russell Swasey

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Friday, November 27, 2015

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Reflections for Police Officer I Garrett Preston Russell Swasey

Rest in Peace Officer Swasey. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, co-workers, and friends.

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP, Trafic & Escort Unit

November 29, 2015

My condolences to the loved ones of Officer Swasey. A man shouldn't have to die, just to serve his community. RIP!

James H. MacAllister
Concerned citizen (Phoenix, Arizona)

November 29, 2015

RIP Officer Swasey. Thank you for your service and dedication to LE. May God watch over your Family and all LE. Pray for a rapid recovery for everybody wounded during the incident.

Former Trooper Ken R. Bays
Virginia State Police

November 29, 2015

I live in the neighborhood adjacent to the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, and the UCCS police patrol our neighborhood along with the Colorado Springs Police Department. I never met Officer Swasey, but I recognize his picture and recall seeing him out on calls or patrolling the area.

This city has been shaken to the bone by this incident and more so by the bravery and sacrifice of Officer Swasey. The loss of Officer Swasey is not only a loss to his family, the University and the city, but also to humanity. I hope that Officer Swasey's family can find some small amount of solace in knowing that the entire city grieves with them.

Bob Falcone, Fire/Arson Investigator
Fire service (retired) USAF Security Police 1977-1982

November 29, 2015

My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Police Officer Garrett Swasey and to the entire University of Colorado Springs Police Dept.

Officer Eric Chiang
San Francisco Police Department

November 29, 2015

You are my brother in blue, but also a special brother in blue as a member of the specialized area of campus policing. You protected not only your campus, but the community that surrounds the campus when they call for help. Rest in Peace, we got it from here and will follow your example if called upon.

Police Corporal
University of Tennessee Chattanooga Police

November 29, 2015

Sending prayers for strength.
With all respect.

Citizen Volunteer
Los Angeles Police Department

November 29, 2015

God bless Officer Sweaseys' family and fellow Officers. Thank you for your courageous service. RIP.

Chaplain Bill Roscoe
Canyon Co. Idaho SO

November 29, 2015

May you rest in peace my brother in blue we will take it from here. Thank you for your sacrifice. The world is a little darker without you. My heart goes out to your family and to your fellow officers.

Officer Seth Schaller
Miramar Police

November 28, 2015

Thank you for your service. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family, and your law enforcement family. You will not be forgotten. You will always be honored.... Rest easy...
-Police Unity Tour - Team CSPD
"We Ride For Those Who Died" Team CSPD
Coral Springs Police Department, FL

November 28, 2015

When people run away from danger, us as LEO's run towards it. Thank you for giving the ultimate sacrifice and may your family and department morn the loss of an officer.

Cadet Brandon Walters
Lackawanna College Police Academy

November 28, 2015

Officer Swasey and his fellow officers ran "toward hell" to defeat the evil inside as others ran away. Officer Swasey gave the ulitmate sacrifice for his courage. You and your fellow officers are hero's. May god look over your family and department.

David Smith, Sergeant
Miami-Dade Police Department

November 28, 2015

Thank you for your service officer Swasey, God speed brother! Hope to see you in the Kingdom.

Deputy Constable Albert Thomas
Harris County, Texas

November 28, 2015

Thank you Garrett for your service to your city and country may your family have the lords comfort

Tony strizich

November 28, 2015

My condolences to the Colorado Springs Police Department and the family and friends of Garrett Swasey in your grief at the loss of a true hero. My thoughts are with all of you now, and in the days to come.

Rest in Peace Brother.

Constable Leece #2217
York Regional Police, York Region (CAN)

November 28, 2015

My sincere sympathies and thanks to Officer Swasey's family. My son, Mike Kern, was a police officer with the Olathe Kansas Police Department. His EOW was 1/20/15. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Mother of a Fallen Officer

November 28, 2015

Blessed are the peacemakers. RIP brother we have the watch now. Prayers to your family and fellow department members.

Corporal Pat Brownfield
Alamosa Police Department

November 28, 2015

Blessed are the peace makers. RIP brother we have the watch now.

Corporal Pat Brownfield
Alamosa Police Department

November 28, 2015

Thank you, Sir, for your service and now, your ultimate sacrifice. Rest in Peace, Officer Garrett Swasey. My thoughts and prayers are with your family as they suffer the loss of you in their lives.

Brenda Adams, Teacher
Central Valley Juvenile Detention & Assessment, San Bernardino, CA

November 28, 2015

Rest In Peace Officer Swasey.

ECO Keith R Levanway
New York DEC Division of Law Enforcement

November 28, 2015

Officer Swasey,

Godspeed and rest in peace, brother. You are a champion on so many levels, in sport, spirituality and life. I am inspired by how you died and how you lived. I am heart broken for your two kids and your wife who now becomes a single parent and has to navigate life's journey on her own. If you have every lost anyone you loved in the line of duty, the sense of loss and pain never leaves. The sacrifice is immense and suffocating.

I am humbled and grateful we have people like you who rise to a level of selflessness the protected will never know. I am so sorry for your loss to the family of Garret Swasey; especially his wife and children.

With love and respect,
Mark Bolz, 1st Lt USMC (former)

Mark Bolz, 1st Lt
USMC (former)

November 28, 2015

Another Hero Lost...Thank you for your service we got it from here brother.

Sargent Chris McCord
Santa Fe Police Department

November 28, 2015

God's Blessings to family and friends...

Harold & Madeline Altman
EOW Survivor...Dep. Harold Michael Altman, 2007

November 28, 2015

The 56th Basic Detention Officer Training Academy sends our deepest and most heartfelt condolences to the Family, Friends, and Co-workers of Police Officer Garrett Swasey.

During this time hold close to the memories and good times shared as a source of comfort. Being ever mindful of the pride he embraced when wearing his uniform.

RIP, Officer Swasey

Respectfully Submitted, Lt. Alicia S. McKinney & the Cadets of Basic Detention Officer Training Academy 56. Durham County Sheriff's Office Durham, NC

Durham County Sheriff's Office

November 28, 2015

My heart is saddened. Thank you officer for you service and ultimate sacrifice. No greater love has a man that would lay down his life for his brother. I thank your family for their sacrifice as well. May God send peace and comfort to the family as well as justice.

Reverend Trina Segna
Causes for Christ ministries

November 28, 2015

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