Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Steven D. McDonald

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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Reflections for Detective Steven D. McDonald

So sorry to hear of the loss of this fine officer. May God watch over the Family and Fellow Officers that put their lives on the line for us everyday. We all lose when one of these heroes fall.

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

January 14, 2017

Rest in peace Detective Steven McDonald.

Condolences to family, friends, and NYPD.

Sgt. Randy Keenan (Ret)
Alameda, CA Police Deptartment

January 14, 2017

RIP MY BROTHER IN BLUE

Retired POLICE OFFICER Maria Alvarez
NYPD

January 14, 2017

God will certainly bless such an honorable man. What a tragic loss. May his crown in Heaven shine! My heart, prayers, gratitude, and thanks go out to his family.

A dedicated friend of law enforcement

January 14, 2017

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

January 13, 2017

May the Lord comfort your family, friends and co-workers at this difficult time.
Thank you for your service.
Rest in peace.

Sergeant David Sheetz (retired)
Houston Police Dept

January 13, 2017

You are now in the hands of the all mighty my brother. You have given your all to the city you love. There are no words that we can say to assuage the tremendous loss to your loving family, who have been there for you all these years. May you rest in eternal Peace and watch over your loving family, and all your brothers and sisters in blue. You will always be remembered for you are a true hero.
Blue lives matter.

Lt. Ray Flores , (ret.)
N.Y.P.D.

January 13, 2017

You are now in the hands of the all mighty my brother. You have given your all to the city you love. There are no words that we can say to assuage the tremendous loss to your loving family, who have been there for you all these years. May you rest in eternal Peace and watch over your loving family, and all your brothers and sisters in blue. You will always be remembered for you are a true hero.
Blue lives matter.

Raymond Flores
N.Y.P.D.

January 13, 2017

God bless you and thank you

Detective David Roberts
Chicago Police Department

January 13, 2017

RIP BROTHER

Stephen Bruet PPO II
North Carolina Department of Public Safety

January 13, 2017

Steven McDonald, You will always be remembered!!!

Sergeant Harry German
City of Hardeeville, SC. Police Dept.

January 13, 2017

Another one of New York City's finest has died leaving the whole department and city in mourning. He did his job very well and knew how to do it. His son fills his shoes and his grandfather's shoes as well like his father did when he donned the uniform of the New York City Police Department. The largest police department in the whole wide world. He will not be forgotten at all. His name will appear as of next year on the walls in both Albany and in Washington.

Bradford Paulson
Observer

January 13, 2017

RIP my Brother.You fought a long, hard & brave war for a long time.Thank you for your service.You will never be forgotten. God Bless you & our family always.

Lt.Robert M.Petty (ret)
No.Bergen, N.J. P.D.

January 13, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. You are a Hero Detective McDonald. Thank you for doing your job. Rest in peace Dear Brother. God bless. "Heroes Live Forever"

Catherine Garibay Sanchez
Surviving Sister Of
Deputy Sheriff Steven Garibay
EOW February 10, 1987

January 13, 2017

I remember reading about Steve a few years after he was injured. Many years later I would have the honor and privelage of meeting this great person and his family while being a part of the Father Judge Walk of Remembrance. Steve was true inspiration to all who met and knew him. I will never forget being at mass with this great person of faith. God bless Steve, his family and all of the brave members of the NYPD.

Sgt. Paul Schanno- Honor Guard Member
Minnesota Dept. of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

January 13, 2017

A Prayer for Detective Steven McDonald:

Lord God, you are always faithful and quick to show mercy. Our Brother-in-Blue, Detective Steven McDonald, of the New York City, New York Police Department, was taken from us in the Line-of-Duty. Come swiftly to his aid, have mercy on him, and comfort his family, friends, and colleagues by the power and protection of the Cross. Heavenly Father, as we mourn the death of our Brother-in-Blue, Detective Steven McDonald, show us the immense power of your goodness and strengthen our belief that he has entered into Your presence. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

“God blesses those who are poor and realize their need for him, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs. God blesses those who mourn, for they will be comforted. God blesses those who are humble, for they will inherit the whole earth. God blesses those who hunger and thirst for justice, for they will be satisfied. God blesses those who are merciful, for they will be shown mercy. God blesses those whose hearts are pure, for they will see God. God blesses those who work for peace, for they will be called the children of God. God blesses those who are persecuted for doing right, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs." [Matthew 5:3-10 NLT]

"For the policeman does not frighten people who are doing right; but those doing evil will always fear him. So if you don't want to be afraid, keep the laws and you will get along well. The policeman is sent by God to help you. But if you are doing something wrong, of course you should be afraid, for he will have you punished. He is sent by God for that very purpose. Obey the laws, then, for two reasons: first, to keep from being punished, and second, just because you know you should." [Romans 13:3-5 TLB]

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

"Well done, my good and faithful servant." [Matthew: 25:21 NLT]

Pastor Steven R. Closs, BSBS, LOICM, LOICC, MNACM, MFCPO
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
Merrimack, NH 03054
Chartered by the National Association of Christian Ministers
“An Intercessory Prayer Ministry for Law Enforcement”

Captain Steven R. Closs (Retired)
Nashua NH Police Department

January 13, 2017

I was both shocked and saddened to hear our profession had lost you. I recall the horror of your shooting and have thought thousands of times over the years how I might would have coped were I faced with your situation. You truly defined courage for me. I'm sure you have served as an inspiration to hundreds, if not thousands of your fellow officers who suffered grievous life altering wounds...as well as to those of us that have been spared the burdens you have carried. Thanks for your service and your fidelity to "keeping the faith". Rest in peace.

NC Officer

January 13, 2017

Heroes live forever. Prayers to family and friends.

BLR
Team Texas

January 13, 2017

Thank you for your service and fine example of a true hero. Rest in peace brother.

Ranger John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Ranger

January 13, 2017

Go with God my Brother and rest in well deserved peace. Watch down on your son and other Officers and protect them in at way you can. Condolences for your family in this very sad time for them.

Motor Officer Jim Bragg (Ret.)
Greenville SC City Police Dept.

January 13, 2017

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Detective McDonald and the New York City Police Department during this time. Thank you, Detective McDonald, for your service.

Administration
National Police Wives Association

January 13, 2017

Rest In Peace my brother. You've earned a seat next to God keep watch over those who walk in your footsteps and keep your memory for eternity.

Ret. N.Y.P.D. Officer Daniel Tonnessen
N.Y.P.D

January 13, 2017

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

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

January 13, 2017

RIP Brother

Deputy Anita Price Anita Price
Bexar County Sheriff's Office,San Antonio,Texas

January 13, 2017

Your service and sacrifice is a reminder to all of us what it means to wear a uniform. Rest in peace, you are a hero.

Police Explorer Jay Bossian
Fuquay Varina Police Department

January 13, 2017

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