Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Major Gregory Eugene Barney

Riverdale Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, February 11, 2016

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Reflections for Major Gregory Eugene Barney

Rest in peace Major Barney.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 11, 2023

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

February 11, 2021

I can’t believe it’s been four years. You are not forgotten. Heroes live forever.

Senior Federal Air Marshal Brian Taff
Department of Homeland Security

February 11, 2020

I worked for Riverdale Police Department for over 2 years. While there I would say Major Barney and I were friends. Both being from Southern New Jersey. I admired your friendship and your professionalism. I remember the day like it was yesterday. The running the smell in the air. I miss you. You were a influence on my life and I won’t forget you. I’ll never forget what you told me. “They won’t give it to you, so you have to go take it.” I appreciate you, miss you, until we meet again.

Marcus Gerald Dept. of Comm. Supervision
Former Riverdale Police Officer

November 16, 2018

I never had the chance to meet you unfortunately. I remember the day you were shot like it was yesterday. I had just moved to Atlanta. I was set to begin the Atlanta Police Academy the following month. Your sacrifice was a huge wake up call to me. This was the first time I had seen a law enforcement officer make the ultimate sacrifice so close to home. Rest in Peace Brother.

Austin Willis, Police Officer
Atlanta Police Department/Birmingham Police Department

October 21, 2018

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

There isn’t a day that I don’t think about you. You are truly missed Major!


February 5, 2018

Thank yo for being by me and my moms side before i was even born. I will never forget all that you did for us. I miss you dearly every day. Not a day goes by that I dont think about you.

close friend

November 1, 2017

Thank you for your service my brother. May you rest in peace.

Lieutenant Ray Flores (Ret.)

February 11, 2017

I ran a hero's 5k in your Honor today Sir. YOU are not forgotten.

Det. Michele Nelson
Riverside County Sheriff's Department, CA

February 11, 2017

You'll always be remembered, Major. Thank you for all that you've done.

Officer B. Peace
Riverdale PD

December 23, 2016

A Hero is always remembered. Praying for peace and comfort for your family and friends. God Bless you.

CTO Deborah Bush
Campbell Co VA

December 21, 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

A true Hero and the Bravest of the Brave.

Retired Infantry and Purple Heart recipi
VFW Post 6739

July 13, 2016

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

To the Barney family, fellow officers, and all who call Greg 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 Major Barney gave to his community and the citizens of Georgia, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on February 11, 2016.

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

June 15, 2016

We all thank you for your service throughout your time in the Navy and Police. I am so sorry that the family had lose their husband/son/father. Rest in peace and watch down on us with Saint Michael.

Ryan Brink- Son on of Retired officer

April 27, 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 and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of Major Greg Barney during this very difficult time. You remain in our thoughts and prayers. May you find comfort and support from those around you. May God help heal your aching hearts. Rest in peace, Major Greg Barney.

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

March 15, 2016

Thank you for your service and sacrifice and may you rest in peace.

Commonwealth's Attorney Travis Bird
Spotsylvania County, VA

March 14, 2016

So sorry to hear of Greg's Passing.
My Family sends tearful condolences to Family, Friends, Department, Community, & Country.
Thank you for your Bravery & Service Greg.
A Prayer & Candle Light Vigil will be held for him & resently Fallen Heros in Blue.
RIP Greg Son of Valor, with Honor.
Gone From Our Arms ... Forever in Our Hearts ...

Ms. Karen Morgan, Psy & LE Grad.
Eagles Wing Baptist Church, SD

March 12, 2016

God Speed Brother

Civilian Nicholas Fanelli

March 11, 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 in Peace my brother officer. We'll take the watch from here.

Ptl. Sean Murphy
Eatontown Police Dept. - New Jersey

March 1, 2016

Thank you for your service to your community and to your country. My prayers are with your department and your family.

Marsha Ashe, Captain-ret
San Francisco Police Department

March 1, 2016

Rest with God Major Barney. Prayers for your personal and departmental families during this time in their lives

Retired Police Officer Bob Lester
Midland Texas Police Department

February 29, 2016

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