Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Master Deputy Sheriff Brandon Scott Collins

Johnson County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Sunday, September 11, 2016

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Reflections for Master Deputy Sheriff Brandon Scott Collins

I teach driving school in Overland Park, KS where Master Deputy Collins was killed. I always remind my students of the Move Over law and mention the tragedy that befell Deputy Collins because someone failed to move over. I'm telling your story to try to ensure that this never happens again! Rest in peace.

Mark Beck, Driving Instructor

September 29, 2023

Respect for the Fallen, Master Deputy.

I'm not in law enforcement although I'm in an allied field, knowing of you because I saw a memorial sign on US-69 and then looked you up.

May you rest contented and proud of what you've accomplished; your Service and sacrifice are appreciated and will not be forgotten.

Russell Bixby, alarm/surveillance guru and general purpose techie at large

Saw the sign and looked into the name

September 7, 2023

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

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

September 11, 2020

Rest in peace Master Deputy Sheriff Collins.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 1, 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

He goes to prison tomorrow for killing you. He should not get out, but he will. I was devastated when we lost you. I will never be the same. You are such a friend to so many and I will never forget your ability to calm issues that arose. The compassion you had for the people that you were around is immeasurable. I wish I was more like you. Forever, I will miss you and will strive to have the understanding you had. Goodbye Brandon.

Scott Sligar

January 22, 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 11, 2017

Thank you for your service. RIP

Robert Wright

May 2, 2017

God's peace and speed Master Deputy Collins. Thank you for your many years of brave, dedicated service. RIP Brother.

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

December 17, 2016

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

Hon. Travis Bird
Spotsylvania Commonwealth's Attorney Office

November 23, 2016

Rest In Peace Brother

Captain Steve Yancey
Forest Hill Police Department

October 3, 2016

My condolences to your family. May you watch over them and us in the Kingdom of heaven.

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

September 29, 2016

Oh, My word ...
My Family sends tearful & painful Condolences to Brandon's Family, Friends, Department, Community, & Country.
May the God Of Peace, Comfort, Healing & Justice be near all who love Brandon.
Thank you Brandon & Your Fellow Officers for your Brave & Unselfish Service.
The "Purple Heart Candle " in Our 9/11 Memorial will be lit, to Remember Brandon & other Fallen Officers.
RIP Brandon, Son of Valor, with Honor.
Gone from Our Arms ... Forever in Our Hearts ...

Ms. Karen Morgan PSY. & LE. GRAD.
Eagles Wing Baptist Church, Sisseton,SD

September 27, 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

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Master Deputy Collins and the Johnson County Sheriffs Dept. R.I.P Sir!

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP, Trafic & Escort Unit

September 24, 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

Rest well brother.

Deputy P. Thron
Johnson County Kansas

September 17, 2016

RIP brother Brandon

May God bless and be with your family, co-workers and friends at this very difficult time.

Inv. Bevenour
Gettysburg Police Dept.

September 17, 2016

To the Family of Master Deputy Sheriff Brandon Collins

Losing a loved one is difficult. Please take comfort in Jesus words found at John 5:28,29 where he said that there would be a resurrection. Just think of the time when you will see your loved ones again, in paradise conditions, here on earth. My condolences to the family.

Cpl. William Stanback (Retired)
Pennsylvania State Police

September 17, 2016

Rest In Peace.

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

September 17, 2016

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray:

“Lord, Be with all law enforcement officers. Keep them safe and free from harm. They are Your soldiers on the front line of the battle against evil. If one should fall this day - wrap their family in your loving arms. Surround them with Your angels, loving family, friends, neighbors and caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name and for Your Glory, Amen.”

Feel His presence as God answers the prayers of many who have fallen to their knees on your behalf. Since the day of my son's death, I have carried every law enforcement officer and their family in my heart.

I have lifted you and your family to God every morning for over five years. Feel those prayers. God is with you; He knows and will ease your pain.

Our faith helps us to see beyond the grave.

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011

September 16, 2016

Rest in Peace Brother, My Prayers are with your family and Department, Thank You for your service

Undersheriff Monty Johnson
Pawnee County Ok. SO

September 16, 2016

To the family of Master Deputy Sheriff Brandon Collins, friends, Sheriff Frank Denning and the Johnson County Sheriff's Office.
You are lifted up in thoughts and prayers. May God comfort, hold you close and give you peace now and always. Thank you for your service. John 15:13 / Matthew 5:9

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

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."
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Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Wyoming Police Department

September 16, 2016

RIP Brother. God Bless... Joni

Det. Carlos Selvi
Balto. Co. P.D.

September 16, 2016

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