Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Thomas L. Clardy

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

End of Watch Wednesday, March 16, 2016

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Reflections for Trooper Thomas L. Clardy

Rest in peace Trooper Clardy. I ask Our Heavenly Father to comfort and watch over your family, friends and the Massachusetts State Police. Thank you for your service to our country and your community. God's speed brother.

Chief Jack Cavanaugh
Lee County Port Authority Police Department

March 22, 2016

Trooper Clardy, thanks for your dedicated service to the country and to the Commonwealth. Semper Fidelis. Til Valhall.


March 22, 2016

Rest in Peace

Pawtucket Police

March 22, 2016

God Bless and Godspeed.

Lisa Burton

March 22, 2016

Rest in peace Trooper Clardy

Officer Joseph Bresette
Galesville Police Department (WI)

March 22, 2016

Semper Fidelis Trooper Clardy. Your Marine brothers and sisters will not let your service to Corps and Country be forgotten. As you guard the streets of heaven we know one day we will stand at your side....we stand proud and salute you today. And like all Marines...we will take care of our own...including your family.

Rest in Peace
Bill Dolloff
GySgt USMC (Ret)
Fremont NH

GySgt USMC (Ret)
US Marines

March 22, 2016

Trooper Clardy,

Thank you for your prior service to the country and your continued service to the citizens of Massachusetts. May your family and fellow troopers be comforted by the Lord during this very difficult time. Rest in peace sir.

Special Agent
Dept. of Veterans Affairs-Office of Inspector General-CID

March 21, 2016

On behalf of the Adopt-A-Cop Prayer Ministry, I wish to convey our sincere grief and heart felt condolences to entire Massachusetts State Police Department and to the family of Trooper Thomas Clardy.
"The LORD is near to the broken hearted and He saves those crushed in Spirit" Psalm 34:18

Chaplain Clif Cummings
Adopt-A-Cop Prayer Ministries

March 21, 2016

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

March 21, 2016

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Trooper Clardy. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Massachusetts State Police.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

March 21, 2016

Please accept my sincere condolences for the tragic loss of Trooper Clardy. My thoughts and prayers are with you and his family at this very difficult time.

Rest easy brother.
Semper Fidelis

P.O. (Ret) Donald Current
City of New York Police

March 20, 2016

You just never know as a LEO if you will go home at the end of your shift. Tragically this fine officer was killed in a senseless crash. To his family, friends and fellow officers please accept my sincere condolences. May he rest in peace...

Jack Mrozinski (Retired Deputy Sheriff)
Portage County Sheriff's Dept., Wisconsin

March 20, 2016

RIP Trooper Clardy. Prayers to your family, friends and fellow law enforcement personnel.

Mr Greg Call
Conway, Ark, retired USAF

March 20, 2016

Rest in peace Brother.

Lt. A. Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

March 20, 2016



March 20, 2016

Trooper Thomas Clardy, during your tour of duty you served the citizens of Massachusetts with honor and dignity, it is now your time to rest with all of the other heroes that have gone before you. We will carry on from here. To the family of Trooper Thomas Clardy you all are in our thoughts and prayers. The Law Enforcement family will stand beside you. To the men and women of the Massachusetts State Police hold your heads high as you all carry on during these difficult times. Stay Safe. Fair Winds and Following Seas Devil Dog.

Detective Grade One Robert F. Jackson
Metropolitan Police Department Homicide Branch

March 20, 2016

So sorry to hear of Thomas's accident... oh, my goodness.
Lord keep Our Families safe on the road.
May the God of Peace & Comfort be near you at this awful time .
May the Memories you shared with Thomas warm your Hearts
on cold Winter nights & when the Tears fall missing Him.
I've cried alot this week missing my Father, he was my best buddy !!!
My Family sends condolences & Prayers laced with Hugs, to Thomas's Family, Friends, Department, community, & Country.
Thank you Thomas for your Brave & Unselfish Service.
RIP Thomas, 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 20, 2016

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Randy Evans
Kansas City Missouri Police Department
Son of Patrolman Robert Wayne Evans
E.O.W 10/14/1971

March 20, 2016

Rest in Peace My Brother in Blue.

FTO D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

March 20, 2016

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO! May God
Give the family and friends the strength and faith to deal with this tragic loss. Words can not express my sorrow!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright BMI © 1993 - All Rights Reserved

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

March 19, 2016

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well.

Chaplain Douglas J. Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Lodge #187 Mt. Clemens Michigan.

March 19, 2016

R.I.P. BROTHER Clardy!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

March 19, 2016

RIP Brother. May you never be forgotten.

Boston Special Police Officer Stanley Du
Massachusetts Convention Center Authority

March 19, 2016

Rest in peace. You have paid the ultimate price for the community. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Deputy sheriff Owen D Gayle
Osceola county sheriff office.

March 19, 2016

My thoughts and prayers go to the family, friends and colleagues. May you RIP Thomas.

Officer Tracey Creno
Unified Police Department

March 19, 2016

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