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.

1st Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980
Prince George's County Police Department, Maryland

November 28, 2015

We all give some; some give all. Thank you for your faithful service, Officer Swasey. May the Lord richly bless and comfort his family and all of his brothers-in-blue.

Mark B. Dow, Sgt. (Ret.)
Dixfield (MAINE) Police Department

November 28, 2015

Officer Swasey, you are a epitome of what we do. People needed help, your fellow officers needed help, so you went towards the gunfire and not away from it. Regardless of how people see our profession, you sir with your ultimate sacrifice has shown the world what we are all about. God bless you and your family....and thank you.

Deputy Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

November 28, 2015

Everytime a police officer or deputy is killed, the world becomes a little darker. RIP Officer Swasey. You, your family, and your department are in my thoughts and prayers.

Deputy Sheriff (Ret.)
Pierce County Sheriffs Department

November 28, 2015

RIP Brother Officer.

Sergeant (Retired) Randall C McKiel
South Kingstown Police Department (RI)
US Army Military Police (E-4)
Kennebec Maine DA's Office (Investigator)

November 28, 2015

I'm grateful for his service and greatly saddened over his loss.

the Rev. Lynn Penny
I simply saw this online

November 28, 2015

Rest in peace hero.

Sgt. Jim Russo

November 28, 2015

Rest in peace my brother. Our prayers are with you, your family and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Police Department.

James J. Scanlon (Retired CPD)
North American SWAT Training Assoc.

November 28, 2015

Thank you for your service. Praying for your Dept. & Family.

Detective Monica Veney
Baltimore City Police Department

November 28, 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 Department, NY

November 28, 2015

Many, many thoughts and prayers with this family as they begin a journey no one should have to start....God Speed!!!!

Retired Captain/FFII
Ashkum Twp Fire

November 28, 2015

Officer Swasey was simply doing what he was sworn to do, protect others while walking towards danger. Not only will he be remembered for that, but shall become a role model for all other new LEO's on what it takes, from a cop, to be a cop.

Daniel McGuire, President
CISM Perspectives, Inc.

November 28, 2015

What a tragedy and so much carnage yet -----
When others flee this hero and his many peers went quickly towards the firefight.
Yes there are the 3% in our profession who sully the badge -----while the other 97% bring great honor to those of us retired or in active service in the Criminal Justice System .Garrett Swasey you are indeed a HERO in the truest sense of the word.
My heart aches for all those families,peers and friends who have to experience and suffer greatly from this carnage. But none more than for my comrades in arms.
Today however I stand tall for the Garett Swasey and his family . Officer Swasey gave his fullest measure so others could live. After all our truest mission is to " protect " those under our watch. And he did

Doug Chase Chief / Sheriff
Missoula/Polson P. D. Msla sheriff RTD.

November 28, 2015

When a Police Officer dies a part of us dies too. Police Officers represent the best of us. Rest in peace brother, now safe in the arms of Jesus.

Captain Mike McAllister
Washington State Firefighter

November 28, 2015

Rest in peace brother..we have the watch.

Officer JJ Berends
Moxee Police, Retired WSP Trooper 957

November 28, 2015

R.I.P. Officer Swasey. Your family & friends are in my thoughts and prayers

Jonika Winkler
Sister of Det. Jared Jensen (EOW: 2/22/2006)

November 28, 2015

Thank you sir for your selfless sacrifice to protect others. May God comfort your family, friends, and coworkers during this most difficult time.

Detective Brad Makovy
Grand Prairie PD

November 28, 2015

RIP Brother.Thank you & God Bless.Thoughts & prayers for all involved.

Lt.Robert M.Petty (retired)
No.Bergen, N.J.P.D.

November 28, 2015

Avenue of the Fallen

Standing at attention in their class “A“uniforms, badges gleaming and shoes like glass, are your brothers and sisters of Law Enforcement. All of whom have previously paid the ultimate price.
Today, like many others, they welcome you to this wonderful place.
As you march down the Avenue of the Fallen, all eyes focus on you as if to say “it’s OK, you’re with your eternal partners.”
A salute is followed and a tear can be seen on so many faces.
Welcome, you served well.
Now come join us in the ranks, another is coming home.
Officer Jim Weaver (#11452), Los Angeles Police Department retired
12-25-2010

Sheriff Jim Weaver Retired
Jerome County Idaho, Sheriffs Office

November 28, 2015

My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and the greater CO law enforcement family. What a huge loss!

Former Reserve Deputy and IPD Chaplain
OC Sheriff Department

November 28, 2015

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends. Thank you for your unselfish service.

James P. Waggle, Jr.
Civilian

November 28, 2015

RIP Officer Swasey, than you for your service.

Anthony Mattie, Sgt. (Ret.)
Colorado State Patrol

November 28, 2015

We're proud of this officer! He responded when he didn't have to. That's a display of courage, running towards the danger when everyone else is running the other way. God Bless this man. Thoughts and prayers for his family!

Michael Terry, Captain (Retired)
USAF

November 28, 2015

Sadly our Thin Blue Line has lost another hero in response to cries for help. Officer Swasey now fulfills the line - 'ALL GIVE SOME - OFFICER SWASEY GAVE HIS ALL".
Rest in Peace Our Brother in Blue and may your family, friends and co-workers be comforted...Salute

Trooper J M Koch (Retired)
Washington State Patrol

November 28, 2015

An officer and his family/friends all know that they may not come home from work, yet each day we don our uniforms and head out to protect the flock (the citizens). This is a career that only a few desire yet is one of the most noble and honorable. We all grieve for Officer Garrett Swasey and his family and friends. May your hearts be healed and the good memories remain for he was a warrior--a Sheepdog protecting his flock.

(Retired) Ruth Woods
Folsom Police Department

November 28, 2015

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