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Police Officer David Van Glasser

Phoenix Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Thursday, May 19, 2016

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Reflections for Police Officer David Van Glasser

Officer David Glasser, May you rest forever in peace.


May 21, 2016

I am so sorry for the loss of Officer Glasser. I did not know him, but I didn't have to. I have been around LEO's since I was born, and I already know that he was a good man. My prayers are with his family, friends and fellow officers. It's not just a city that loses a police officer - it is our nation that suffers the loss.

Veronica Forston
Lake Havasu citizen

May 21, 2016



May 21, 2016

On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Police Officer David Glasser and the extended law enforcement family of the Phoenix, Arizona Police Department.

End of Watch: Thursday May, 19th, 2016.

Rest in Peace brother and watch over us.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

May 21, 2016


Mother and ex wife to police officer De

May 21, 2016

Rest Brother, be at peace

Undersheriff Rich Wenzl
Norton Co Sheriff

May 21, 2016

Rest in Peace Officer Glasser. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and department. Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy Session #60 Schenectady, NY

Recruit Colton Barber
Schenectady Police Department

May 21, 2016

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Officer Glasser and the Phoenix Police Department during this time. Thank you, Officer Glasser, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

May 20, 2016

So saddened to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

May 20, 2016

Rest in peace brother. You earned it.

Corporal (Retired) Glenn Elliott
Temple Police Department--Temple,Tx

May 20, 2016

To Whom This May Concern:
My heart goes out to the Glasser Family. I understand that no words can take away the pain They are feeling right now. I felt the same way when My Great Uncle passed away. He was in the Marines. I want the Glasser Family to know that They are in My thoughts and prayers. Take care of Them. Thank You kind Officers for the work that You do.


May 20, 2016

RIP Brother.

Investigator Steven Combre
California State Lottery

May 20, 2016

Thank you sir. May the Lord comfort your family and fellow Officers of the Phoenix Police Department. Rest in Peace.

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

May 20, 2016

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Glasser. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Phoenix Police Department.

U.S. Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

May 20, 2016

Rest in peace Officer Glasser. I will continue to pray for your family.

Sgt. Randy Chapman
Chino Valley Police Department

May 20, 2016

"The Final Inspection"
The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"
The policeman squared his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.
But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.
I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."
Author Unknown

Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police Department

May 20, 2016

Another sad day for public safety. Will the madness ever stop? RIP brother Glaser, condolences to the family and friends.

Tim Schmidt engineer {ret.}
West Metro Fire Rescue

May 20, 2016

A real "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, NY Police Department

May 20, 2016

Rest in peace Brother.

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

May 20, 2016

We join with those in prayer for the Lord of Peace to minister to the family of Officer Glasser.

Chaplain Bill Upton
Tooele City PD

May 20, 2016

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


May 20, 2016

Our community mourns the loss of another incredible LEO. Thank you all who wear the badge for your community. We pray for your safety every day.
Thank you all for your words of love and support. I will be attending Officer Glasser's services and hear his final radio call as I have so many in the past.
We will take care of his family.

Officer David Glasser. Phoenix PD. E.O.W. 5-19-2016.
Rest in Peace Officer Glasser.
We thank you for your dedication and bravery.
You will be missed.

Father to an 8 year PPD officer
Phoenix PD family.

May 20, 2016

RIP Brother Glasser....Condolences to your Family, friends and members of the Phoenix, PD. Thank you for your service.
You are in our prayers.

Captain Michael Paladino, Retired
Palisades Park, Bergen County, NJ

May 20, 2016

Sir, you will never know how much you will be missed. Thank you for your service to PPD and to the community.

To the family of Officer Glasser, I am so deeply sorry for your loss and I am prayingT

P Carter, Civilian, 3rd Shift Data Int
Former PACE Scty/Data Integrity

May 20, 2016

My most sincere condolences to Officer Glasser's family and friends, as well as his brothers and sisters with the Phoenix Police Department. Another hero is taken from us so senselessly. Rest in Peace Brother.

Chief Deputy Steve Bennett
Iowa County Sheriff's Office

May 20, 2016

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