Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Kenneth Hubert Maltby

Eastland County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, September 7, 2016

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Kenneth Hubert Maltby

Thank you for your service sir GOD BLESS.

Mrs.C Singleton /Concern Citizen

April 21, 2019

Happy Birthday dad. We miss you everyday.

Lance Maltby
son

October 11, 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

Daddy, you are missed everyday. I wish I could be half the man you were. I am working on reactivating my license. You have been an inspiration to me my whole life. I love you. I just wish I could have told you while you were here.

Lance Maltby
son

May 8, 2018

I ran a hero's 5k in your honor today Sir, you are not forgotten.

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

September 7, 2017

Rest in peace deputy.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

September 7, 2017

My mentor, My hero and the only supervisor who took the time and patience to make me the officer I am today.
Rest easy brother.

Lieutenant Don B. Miller
Stephenville Tx. PD

March 16, 2017

God's peace and speed Officer Maltby. Thank you for your brave, dedicated service. RIP Brother.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago P.D.

December 17, 2016

Deputy Maltby, you were not only my brother because
you wore a uniform and served long and courageously,
but you were my brother in name too.
I grieve for every life that has been lost while protecting and serving, but when a Maltby is recalled to Heaven, the loss is personal because it leaves 1 less of the Maltby clan to carry on.
Thank you bringing great honor and credit to our name.
I pray for all those who knew you that are hurting since
you departed.

Msgt Burt Maltby
USAF Retired

October 29, 2016

Rest In Peace Brother

Captain Steve Yancey
Forest Hill Police Department

October 3, 2016

To the family of Deputy Sheriff Kenneth Maltby, friends, Sheriff Wayne Bradford and the Eastland County Sheriff's Office.
You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort, hold you close and give you peace now and always. Thank you for your service. Matthew 5:9

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Cherry / O'Berry Hospital Police, NC

September 28, 2016

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

Trooper Steve Olson
Michigan State Police

September 26, 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 Frank Kapusta
Moahwk Police Department

September 18, 2016

God bless you and your family job well done ....RIP....

Truck driver Michael Bowens
Nestle

September 18, 2016

First let me apologize for the late reflection! I pray for Deputy Maltby's family! I pray that God blesses you in your time of sorrow! Rest in peace sir!

survivor
Lafayette County AR. Sheriff's Office

September 16, 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 Wyoming Police Department

September 16, 2016

Thank you for your service to Eastland County officer Maltby. May God bless your family, friends and colleagues during this time of sorrow.

CO V Kevin Parker
TDCJ

September 16, 2016

Rest in peace. Thank you for your service.
May the Lord Bless your family, friends, and co workers.

Sergeant David Sheetz (retired)
Houston Police Dept.

September 15, 2016

R.I.P. BROTHER Maltby!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

September 15, 2016

Thank you for your brave service. Rest in Peace.

1st Lt. Stephen A. Joy#980 (Retired)
Prince George's County Police Department, Maryland

September 14, 2016

"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
Sergeant

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina

Used with Special Permission of the Author
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and may not be duplicated without permission

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

September 13, 2016

Rest in Peace, Deputy Sheriff Kenneth Maltby. 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

September 13, 2016

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service.

Cpl. M. Davis #2614
Prince George's County Police

September 12, 2016

1st PSALM

Earnest Hawkins Jr.
Prince Georges County Police MD (ret)

September 12, 2016

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE. RIP BROTHER, GOD BLESS

Deputy Kevin Burnam L27
LEA COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT.

September 11, 2016

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