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Police Officer Darrin Lee Reed

Show Low Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Tuesday, November 8, 2016

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Reflections for Police Officer Darrin Lee Reed

Rest in peace, Officer Reed. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

November 11, 2016

Kindly accept my heartfelt condolences for the tragic loss of Officer Read. My thoughts and prayers are with you and his family at this very difficult time.
Rest east brother.

P.O. Donald Current
City of New York PD

November 10, 2016

Kindly accept my heartfelt condolences for the tragic loss of Officer Read. My thoughts and prayers are with you and his family at this very difficult time.
Rest east brother.

P.O. Donald Current
City of New York PD

November 10, 2016

Rest in Peace, We will take it from here. God Bless You & your Family


November 10, 2016

Rest with God officer Reed. Your dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice will not be forgotten. Prayers for your family during this time in their lives.

retired police officer Bob Lester
Midland Texas Police Department

November 10, 2016

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Jamie Davis
Pittsylvania County sheriff's office

November 10, 2016

May God bless this Officer as well as his family and fellow officers RIP my brother

Lt retired Doug Hixon
S.C. Law Enforcement Div.

November 10, 2016

"The Thin Blue Line"

There is a line
the color of the sky
on a clear afternoon

There is a line
the hue of the ocean
on a bright sunny day

There is a line
the purest shade of a newborn's eyes
awakening for the first time

There is a line
that protects us from harm
in all we do
whether day or night

There is a line
no one can penetrate
no one can alleviate

There is a line
made of those who choose
to follow a calling many do not hear
and still more do not comprehend

They choose to walk
the path of fear, hate, and mistrust
taken by so few
but marked by so many

And when one leaves this line
they leave a legacy
but the line does not break
for the remaining must still protect

There may be emptiness
a loss, or sadness
but never a hole
not in this line

This line that holds
the ghosts of the souls who have gone
and the souls of the ghosts who will be
The Thin Blue Line

Kimberly A. Erb

Deputy Witzel
San Diego Sheriff

November 10, 2016

The Durham County Sheriff's Office BLET Academy 38 sends its deepest condolences to your family and department. Rest In Peace.

Durham County Sheriff's Office

November 10, 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

November 10, 2016

There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.  John 15:13

Mother of an U.S Army M.P. Julie Schmidt
Citizen of USA

November 10, 2016

To the Showlow Police Department and the friends and family of Darren Reed. May the presence and power of Almighty God be with you during your time of need. Darren, thank you for a job well done.

Stephen Garnett

Retired Chief of Police
Winslow Police Department

November 10, 2016

God be with this mans family and fellow officers. Let us hope now things will change and support for Law Enforcement will return. My deepest sorrow for the loss of this hero!

D.A.V. CHAPTER 11 Springfield, Missouri Color Guard.
Son of Chief of Police.Deceased
Their watch is over, now they patrol in Heaven.

November 10, 2016

Rest in peace Officer Reed. I ask Our Heavenly Father to comfort and watch over your family, friends and the Show Low Police Department. Thank you for your dedication and service. God's speed brother.

Chief Jack Cavanaugh
Lee County Port Authority Police Department

November 10, 2016

Thoughts and prayers to our brother in blue and his family - Thank You for your service. Godspeed.

Sgt. Josh Maniss #121
Porterville Police Department, CA.

November 10, 2016


Det Lt Tom Brawley,Ret.

November 10, 2016

Our path did cross once when my son was in a accident.As an officer who took time to process and explain...but also as parent to parent left a lasting impression on me for the most upmost respect. Rest in peace Officer Reed.
Your service to your community will not be forgotten.
Prayers to all know knew you...

Ceder Cinders

November 10, 2016

May you Rest in Peace, Sir. We've got it from here. My sincerest, and heart felt condolences to the families of Blue and Blood.

Nancy A. Richards
Aux. LEO (ret), MI

November 10, 2016

I'm so sad to see this information about the loss of this Police Officer, husband, father. My thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones and co-workers. RIP.

R D Y Cruser, Senior Police Officer
Houston P D (retired)

November 10, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and colleagues. Our promise to him; Always honored, never forgotten, forever grateful for his service to his community and to our nation.

Sgt. T Jake Jones
Greater Cleveland Peace Officer Memorial Society, Ohio

November 10, 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

November 10, 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

November 10, 2016

A portion of a letter written by President Abraham Lincoln, printed in the Boston Evening Transcript on November 25, 1864.

“I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic (he) died to save.
I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.
Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,
Abraham Lincoln”

Police Officer M Reuss
Eagan MN Police Department

November 10, 2016

Thank-you for your brave service. Rest in Peace.

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

November 10, 2016

You served your community well and proudly. There is no good reason why you are not still here to continue on....but you have moved into the hearts of your family, friends, and your Brothers and Sisters in Blue....thank you for all you gave; you will never be forgotten.

(Chaplain) Debra-Diane McDonnell
DITR Ministries

November 10, 2016

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