Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Commander Patrick Thomas Carothers

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, November 18, 2016

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Reflections for Deputy Commander Patrick Thomas Carothers

RIP sir, never to be forgotten. Thank you for your service.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

April 30, 2024

Pat you have always been a HERO to my family. I will hold close to my heart the time we spent together coaching our sons in Baseball and all of the Law Enforcement conversations that we had. Rest in Peace brother, I’ll be seeing you again soon enough!

Master Deputy Jimmy “Coach Jim” Melancon
Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office

December 5, 2023

Thank you for your service. RIP sir, you will never ever be forgotten.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

July 30, 2022

It is hard to believe that it has been four years since Deputy Commander Carothers was taken from his family. He watches over them from heaven. Gone but never forgotten.

DUSM Erik Helsing
US Marshals Service

November 19, 2020

Rest in Peace Deputy Commander Carothers. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the the Carothers family and the US Marshals Service.

Cpl. Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office New Jersey

April 19, 2020

I had the honor and privilege of meeting Pat and assisting in apprehending a subject roughly one year before his tragic death. He was an amazing Marshal very dedicated to his work and very good at his job. The world is a lesser place without him and he will forever be missed. I hope one day I can have close to the reputation Pat did. You will not be forgotten brother and we often sit around telling our Pat Carothers stories. I love hearing the old dogs talk about you. Until Valhalla brother we’ll take the watch from here.

Deputy Stephen Welch
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

November 18, 2019

Rest well my brother. Thank you for your service.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

November 18, 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

Remembering you today Sir. You are not forgotten.

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

November 18, 2017

Rest well my brother. Thank you for your service to the USMS. May God bless your loving family and give them strength for your loss. Heroes are never forgotten.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

November 18, 2017

We miss your common sense, humor, and bear hugs. Your lessons are still being taught. I remember the many situations that ended with, "You can't make this stuff up, cause no one would believe it!". One of my favorites is when you told us to start arresting folks at a large news office when they tried to hide the person we were serving a court order on. The looks on their faces were priceless.

Fellow Deputy

August 17, 2017

They got em brother. R I P.

Trf Ofc. (ret) G V Daunhauer
Jacksonville Sheriff Office

March 16, 2017

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

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

December 17, 2016

“Pat thanks for the lunch and the conversation” “ Many people talk” “very few do” Sir you are among the few that do! Brother I shall miss you! Semper Fi

Inpector Aaron Jacobs,UMSC ret

December 16, 2016

RIP Deputy Commander Carothers. My thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and friends during these difficult times.

Special Agent
Homeland Security Investigations / Chicago

December 14, 2016

Saw the CNN Story on one of your sons who plays for the Navy at the ceremony at the annual Army-Navy Game. You have done well sir.

James Grant
Retired LAPD Civilian Employee

December 11, 2016

We sleep soundly in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm. George Orwell. God bless you and your family.


December 11, 2016

Another silver star joins the Angels looking over us all.

Although I never met you, the ripple of your service have reached across the country. I have the honor of working with D.P., who worked foryou.

You will never be forgotten. Embrace Derek, John, and Josie. Rest easy, Hero.

TFO 7693
United States Marshals Service

December 9, 2016

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

Trooper Steve Olson
Michigan State Police

December 8, 2016

USMS D/Commander Carothers, thank you for your service and sacrifice for our country and agency. Your positive impact was apparent and your legacy as a hero is secure.

God Bless your family and friends as they mourn this tragedy. I pray they will know that your efforts and sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Rest in peace brother, we will continue the mission as planned with you in mind.


December 4, 2016

Thank God for the men in blue. They are all that stand between us and the predators. We thank them every day.

private citizen Richard Kirby
Veteran, U S Army

December 2, 2016

Rest in peace Deputy Commander Carothers. I ask Our Heavenly Father to comfort and watch over your family, friends and the US Marshals Service. Thank you for your dedication and service. God's speed brother.

Chief Jack Cavanaugh
Lee County Port Authority Police Department

November 30, 2016

I can only offer my condolences to the family of Deputy Commander Carothers, and to offer up a prayer to God for his soul to rest in Heaven where he belongs. To Mrs. Carothers, your husband IS NOW IN HEAVEN, and he will watch over you and all five of your children, so please rest in your heart knowing Patrick is now forever resting in Heaven.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police

November 30, 2016

I would like to thank my lord and personal savior Jesus Christ
For allowing Pat Carothers to grace us with his presence
here on planet earth. He was a Awesome human being
with a kind heart, who treated everyone as if they were
the most important person he had met. May you rest in peace and dwell in the house of the lord forever.
God bless his family friends and law enforcement all over
the nation
Fugitive task force big "SHOUT OUT" for closing the deal
its what all cop killers deserve trust me!!!!

G.K. Brown Police Inspector
Department Of Homeland Security

November 28, 2016

Rest in Paradise Brother...

Inspector Robert McCowan
Dept. Of Homeland Security

November 27, 2016

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