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Police Officer Douglas Scott Barney, II

Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake, Utah

End of Watch Sunday, January 17, 2016

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Reflections for Police Officer Douglas Scott Barney, II

Fallen Utah officer honored on 5th anniversary of death

Posted on January 17th 2021

Five years ago today, Unified Police Officer Doug Barney was killed in the line of duty.

On Jan. 17, 2016, Barney was shot and killed while investigating a traffic crash near 2160 E. 4500 South in Holladay.

The Unified Police Department released a tribute video on Facebook honoring Barney's service followed by a live radio broadcast from the Salt Lake Valley Emergency Communications Center.

Utah's Fallen also tweeted a memorial image that states, "Today we honor the life & ultimate sacrifice of Officer Douglas Barney."

Barney was an 18 year veteran of law enforcement. He left behind a wife and three children.

Officer Barney worked night security for KUTV 2News.

Retired Police Officer

January 18, 2021

Officer Douglas Barney, I didn't know you, but i know your sacrifice. You were supporting your family and working overtime to pay for your cancer treatment. May god cherish you and hold you to this day, thank you for protecting those who cannot protect themselves. For caring and loving those around you.

Got a Gift-set on amazon and it came with a Thin Blue Line Badge and a Hero To Remember Card.

cj allyn

July 9, 2020

We are lucky to have men who put their lives on the line to protect us! They make our community, what it is. Officer Barney will always be remembered by his community!

Carrie Greenberg

October 27, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Barney.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 17, 2019

Rest in peace and honor, Officer Barney.

W.S. Baxter
U.S. Army veteran
Son of retired police officer

January 17, 2019

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 30, 2018

May God continue to bless and watch over your family my brother. Rest in peace hero. That evil person will meet his maker one day, and his sentence will be hell.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

January 17, 2018

Douglas my friend, its been a whole year now since you were taken. A year seems so long and so short at the same time. Still I know for your family its got to feel painfully slow and hard especially for the kids. Thinking of you some of the calls and dumb things we went on about in Kearns made me laugh. Only Rookies hu?
RIP Brother

Patrol Officer Whiteman
Unified Police Dept

January 17, 2017

Rest in Peace my brother.

N.Y.P.D. Lt. Ray Flores (Ret.)

January 17, 2017

Matthew 5:4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. God Bless your Family and Friends. Thank you Officer Barney for your service.

CTO Deborah B
Campbell County

December 9, 2016

Rest in Peace Officer.

David Armstrong

September 30, 2016

On behalf of the Jicarilla Game and Fish, Law Enforcement Division, Dulce, NM, our thoughts and prayers are with the Blood and Blue Families of this Hero...Thank you for your service and may God give your loved ones strength and comfort

Conservation Officer Dwayne Epling
Jicarilla Game and Fish, Law Enforcement Division

September 9, 2016

You are a HERO Sir and you will live forever.

Daniel N. Terrell
7 year ODMP supporter (Civilian)

July 29, 2016

Officer Douglas Scott Barney, II, gave his life in the line of duty. We ( in Law Enforcement) thank you and will always remember you Officer Barney for your sacrifice. May God bless you and your wife and three children in their life without you. RIP.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police

July 18, 2016

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Doug was killed.

To the Barney family, fellow officers, and all who call Doug beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Officer Barney gave to his community and the citizens of Utah, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on January 17, 2016.

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

June 20, 2016

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


May 12, 2016

I am a recruit in class #413 with Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department, we have been keeping an eye on recent fallen officers and presenting to the class each and every time an officer has passed. Your story is one that gets overlooked too soon by the media, I wanted to let the families and friends know that all around the country people still remember your loved one. Keep strong in your time of need and know that we are all a family. Thank you for your service to your country!

Deputy Sheriff Trainee
Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department

May 7, 2016

As I attended your sons dedicated Hockey game to you. It brought emotions that I have not felt for along time. When your son scored the sound of the building erupted. Seeing officers from all difference agencies cheer, you could feel the presence of support. This was equivalent to your funeral. You were and still are an amazing Law Enforcement officer. R.I.P Officer Barney.

Kee'Onu Fuller Bingham High Hockey
Fellow Hockey player

April 19, 2016

God Bless you brother. Thank you for your service. May your loved ones find healing and comfort. I am a recruit in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. When I read stories of fallen brothers and sisters it makes my will to fight crime become even stronger. RIP brother!

Gibson Babiera
Los Angeles County Sheriff

April 18, 2016

To the family of officer Barney, your husband & father will never be forgotten.. His huge sacrifice to serve our country and the community. I pray that the lord will help heal your hearts and be with you every step of the way. I'm a recruit for the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department class 413. You as a wife are an amazing person for supporting your husband as he'd go, day in and day out to protect and serve his community. God bless.. Recruit Rodriguez

Recruit Rodriguez Joy
Los Angeles County Sheriff Department

April 18, 2016

God bless you my brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. May His healing hand touch your family, friends, and fellow officers. Rest easy my brother, we'll take the watch from here.

Trooper Steve Olson
Michigan State Police

April 3, 2016

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. As you join our brothers and sisters in the hall of heroes, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Vires et Honorem

PTLM - retired
Mohawk PD

March 16, 2016

My family would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of Police Officer Doug Barney during this very difficult time. You're in our thoughts and prayers. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May God help heal their aching hearts. Rest in peace,Police Officer Doug Barney.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04

March 15, 2016

Rest in Peace our Brother in Blue. Prayers out to all of your family, friends, and co-workers. God Bless You.

Former Deputy/Jail Officer
Wayne County Sheriffs Department
Wayne County Mississippi

March 9, 2016

Rest easy Barney.. I miss seeing you

Officer C. Luke
Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office

March 5, 2016

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