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

RIP Brother.

Lieutenant Ray Waters
Pitt County Sheriffs Office Greenville NC

December 6, 2015

Garrett,

It was an honor and pleasure to serve by your side for the past several years. I will always remember our last conversation and the look of determination in your eyes as you responded to the shooting rampage occurring in our city.

Thank you for everything, you are greatly missed. We will ensure your legacy lives on forever.

Forever your partner and brother in blue.

Police Officer Jerod Heidrick
University of Colorado Colorado Springs

December 5, 2015

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, REST IN PEACE

N.J. TROOPER
NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

December 5, 2015

My heart is heavy for your loss. May your family someday find peace and comfort in his memory. Godspeed.

Kenai, Alaska

December 5, 2015

RIP Brother. We will take the watch now.

Officer Jack Washburn
Metropolitan Community College Police Department (Omaha, NE)

December 4, 2015

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND SACRIFICE. REST IN PEACE.

POLICE OFFICER
NAPERVILLE IL POLICE DEPT

December 4, 2015

Rest in Peace Brother! We have the watch from here. May God Bless your Family and Friends.

Sgt. A. OROZCO
ADOT/ECD

December 4, 2015

"Blessed are the Peacemakers, for they shall be called the sons of God." Matthew 5:9

Senior Police Officer Rick Cardona
Austin Police Department

December 4, 2015

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Sgt E. Kemmer #142
Nevada Highway Patrol

December 4, 2015

Rest in Peace Police Officer Garrett Swasey. Thank you for your service to this country and your community. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and your department at this time.

Chief Reuben C. Black
Barnwell Police Dept., Barnwell, SC

December 4, 2015

It is always a sad day when one of our civil servants loses their life in the line of duty, yet it is also a joyous day knowing that someone who is brave enough like you was there to face the dark terrors in this world that many people can't. Rest in Peace Officer Swasey. May God continue to serve your family in their time of need. You will not be forgotten. We salute you, and bid you safe journey. I believe your talents, and skills, not just as a Police Officer, but of who you are and what you can do are much needed in Heaven than here.

Lead Investigator , Penny Lane Best
Blind Moon Private Investigations

December 3, 2015

Rest in eternal peace, brother, for we have the watch now. Your family and your brothers and sisters in uniform, our brothers and sisters, too, are in our thoughts and prayers. May they find comfort in remembrances of your dedication and service.

Deputy Warden Patricia Powers
Philadelphia Prison System

December 2, 2015

Jesus is my front sight,
Sovereign in my life.

In peace, or in battle,
He guides my warrior stride.

Jesus is my front sight,
FOR HIM NO MAN I FEAR!

Jesus is my front sight,
It was He who led me here.

Anonymous
Anonymous

December 2, 2015

Isaiah 6:8 - And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here am I! Send me.”

RIP Brother.

SGT, William Hilton
Universal Protection Service

December 2, 2015

Matthew 5:9

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.

Thank you Officer Swasey, for your dedicated service. Your legacy will live on in future generations of LE Officers

Sgt. Dan Holliday
Bellefonte Borough PD

December 2, 2015

Rest in peace brother, we have the watch now. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Swasey during this time of tragic and senseless loss.

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

December 1, 2015

A portion of a letter written by President Abraham Lincoln, printed in the Boston Evening Transcript on November 25, 1864.

“I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic (he) died to save.

I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,
A. Lincoln”

Police Officer M. Reuss
Eagan MN Police Department

December 1, 2015

Law Enforcement Officers are a unique group of men and women. Those who choose to serve on our school campuses are very special officers. Officer Swasey not only were you an enforcer you were a kind and gentle friend, role model, teacher and protector. You served your University community with honor and distinction making it an environment where learning could take place for our youth. I salute you.

Sgt. Jorge Valles
University of Redlands Public Safety, LAPD ret'd 2/75

December 1, 2015

With saddened harts Officer Garrett Swasey has gone 10-42...... Thank you for your services. You will missed but not forgotten

James Hallgrimson Arrow Security Officer

December 1, 2015

REST IN PEACE SIR

C.O. CHIRICHELLO,LOUIS C.E.RT.
LANCASTER COUNTY PRISON

December 1, 2015

Thoughts and Prayers for the family of Officer Swasey.

Officer Robert Perry
U of M Dearborn Police Department

December 1, 2015

Thank you for your service and dedication. You gave the ultimate sacrifice while protecting others. May you rest in the loving arms of God. May God also be with your family, friends, brothers and sisters in law enforcement.

Virginia E Chamberlain
Citizen of Bedford County PA

December 1, 2015

God Bless and Godspeed.

Lisa B.
GEORGIA CIVILIAN SUPPORTER

December 1, 2015

Rest in peace brother.

Officer Kyle Groose
Laramie PD, WY

December 1, 2015

Rest in peace Officer Swasey

Lieutenant David Gillespie
Westport Public Safety KCMO

December 1, 2015

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