Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer R. Jake Gutierrez

Tacoma Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Wednesday, November 30, 2016

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Reflections for Police Officer R. Jake Gutierrez

Final Salute Officer Gutierrez, thank you for your service. You are a hero. Rest peacefully in the presence of God. We are praying for the family and fellow officers.

Former Patrol Sergeant
Johnny Allison
Wylie TX Police Dept

December 2, 2016

My family and I were former residents of the Tacoma area in the early to mid 1980's while stationed at McChord AFB. This was one of our families favorite assignments. I got to know many Officer's during that time from Tacoma P.D. A fine group of dedicated law enforcement professionals. Officer Gutierrez was no exception and sacrificed his life selflessly to protect others. God watch over your family, coworkers and the law abiding citizens of Tacoma. Rest easy, peacekeeper.

T. Huber (TSgt, USAF (retired))
USAF Security Police (law enforcement/corrections - retired)

December 2, 2016

Thank you for your service brother. You were truly a sheepdog among wolves. May you rest in peace, while we continue your watch.

Sgt. Kevin Huxoll
Walla Walla Police Department

December 2, 2016

The Spokane Airport Police Department wishes to express it's deepest condolences to the family and co-workers of Officer Gutierrez.

Sgt. Ron Bush
Spokane Airport Police

December 2, 2016

Officer Jake Gutierrez you will never be forgotten. You now watch above us all with all of the other hero's who wrote that blank check when we entered this service. Our prayers and condolences are with your family and friends during this tragic time of loss. Hero's are never forgotten.......thank you brother.

Officer Pat Condon
Flagstaff, AZ Police Department. Flagstaff Law Enforcement Association

December 2, 2016

May the family's fond memories help them through this difficult time.

Terry L. Vice
Patrol Officer (1979-1984)
Greeley PD

December 2, 2016

Officer Gutierrez,
May you rest in Heavenly Peace. May your family be forever watched over and blessed. May your friends and colleagues find comfort. Please watch over us from on high.
We will see you again dear Sir.
Thank you for your service. I will never forget your sacrifice or the sacrifice of your family.
Greater Love Hath No Man....
Prayers for all involved.

Surviving Daughter of Special Agent J. Robert Porter
Federal Bureau of Investigation
E.O.W. 8/9/79

December 2, 2016

Officer Gutierrez, you had your life taken by a maniac. His life is gone and few shall mourn him. You on the other hand will be mourned by millions, most of whom never met you, myself included. You truly are a hero.

God Bless and may your eternal rest be ever peaceful, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

December 2, 2016

Thank you Officer Gutierrez for your years of hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Washington. You are a true AMERICAN HERO !!! My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever, rest in peace, my brother.


Sergeant Mitchell G. Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

December 2, 2016

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well.

Chaplain Douglas J. Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Lodge #187 Mt. Clemens Michigan.

December 2, 2016

Rest In Peace sir. We are the keepers between evil and good and now you are looking down on us watching our backs. Thank you for your service in this thankless career.

Deputy Sheriff A. Rodriguez Alex Rodrigu
San Diego County Sheriffs Department

December 2, 2016

Rest In Peace Brother. You will be missed by all who knew you. You protected those you didn't even know and gave all.

Motor Officer D Jones
Auburn, WA PD

December 2, 2016

You are now patrolling the streets of gold with many other good officers who have recently ended their watch. I wish I could make it stop. I can only thank you for your service and sacrifice and pray for those left behind who have a hole in their hearts where your presence used to be; but you will forever reside and live on in those same hearts. Rest well, Officer.

(Chaplain) Debra-Diane McDonnell
DITR Ministries

December 2, 2016

Rest with God officer Gutierrez, 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

December 2, 2016



Retired TFC Theresa Medcalf
Ga.State Patrol

December 2, 2016

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Deputy Jamie Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office

December 2, 2016

Rest In Peace Officer Gutierrez

Officer James Friedman, Retired
Naval Weapons Station Police Charleston, SC (retired)

December 2, 2016

Rest in peace brother

Deputy Dunlap(ret)
Dallas Marshal's Tx

December 2, 2016

R I P Brother

Ret. Officer Herbie Buck

December 2, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers with the family of Officer Gutierrez, as well as his blue family in Tacoma and surrounding agencies. Thank you for being the sheepdog and keeping the line.

Officer J.Davis
Kent PD

December 2, 2016

RIP Officer. Gutierrez, we will take over from here.

Federal Correctional Officer
Federal Bureau of Prisons USP Victorville

December 2, 2016

Thank you so much for your service and sacrifice. Our prayers are with you and your family during this tragic time. We know the pain as my father Sgt.Steve Owen lost his life EOW 10-5-16. We are here for your family as we are all others! Rest In Peace and God Bless the thin blue line.

Chadd Owen
Civilian-Son of Sgt. Steve Owen

December 2, 2016

There was no reason for this and I am going to concentrate as you as a person and a LEO, you deserve nothing but the best, my deepest prayers to you, your coworkers and your family. Thinking of you, always.

King CountySheriff

December 2, 2016

My family and I offer our sincere condolences to the family of Officer Gutierrez. The Thin Blue line has lost another one of Gods soldiers, may you peace be with you. God Bless you sir for your dedicated service.

Det/Sgt Dan Monroe
Michigan State Police

December 2, 2016

May the Good Lord comfort your family, friends and co-workers at this most difficult time.
Your job here is now done-walk in peace with our Lord.
Thank you for your service.

Sergeant David Sheetz (retired)
Houston Police Dept.

December 2, 2016

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