Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Raymond Anthony Murrell

Bloomingdale Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, January 19, 2017

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Reflections for Police Officer Raymond Anthony Murrell

My condolences to Chief Frank Giammarese and to the entire Bloomingdale Police Department. May Raymond's soul rest in peace in Heaven.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police

February 3, 2017

RIP officer. Prayers to your blood, love and blue families.

Deputy Sheriff Nebraska 9815 Terri Van H
Rock County Sheriff's Office

February 3, 2017

God's peace and speed Officer Murrell. Thank you for your brave, and dedicated service. RIP Brother.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago Police Department

February 2, 2017

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 your family to God every morning for over five years. I pray that Raymond's life and death will bring glory to His name.

Feel those prayers. God is with you; He knows and will ease your pain.

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

February 2, 2017

Rest in Peace

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

January 31, 2017

Rest in Peace Brother! We have the watch from here. May God Bless your family and friends.


January 31, 2017



Retired TFC Theresa Medcalf
Ga. State Patrol

January 31, 2017

Rest in the Heavens my brother. You are a hero.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

January 30, 2017

It breaks your heart to hear of such a young
Officer losing his life. I send my heartfelt condolences
to his family, his friends and his Blue Family. Rest
In Peace Murrell. Thank you for your Brave and
Courageous service.

Lisa E. Murphy
A citizen who cares about all officers.

January 30, 2017

Rest in peace brother.

Lieutenant Paul Manley
Nahant Massachusetts Police Department

January 30, 2017

Yesterday I witnessed the first police funeral motorcade as Office Murrell passed by Finley and Roosevelt in Lombard. The ISP motors escorted the hearse and hundreds and hundreds of police vehicles from around the state following. It went on for about an hour but what struck me the most was the number of people who saw it coming, baled out of their cars like me, businesses or were set up waiting and stood at attention as it passed by. If anyone doubts where citizens fall when it comes to the police, it IS with the police. That was gratifying to see because sometimes we wonder.

Secondly our condolences to your mom and dad. The seem like very, very nice people and we bet that is how you were raised too. Their loss is ours too. We saw news coverage with them sharing pictures of you growing up and enjoyed the 1970 Olds 442, blue of course that you guys were restoring. That was a great year for cars and yours looked like a real cherry.

Its hard to say much else that will make your loss any easier to accept. But RIP Raymond Murrell. You were a great young man.

Chicago area resident

January 26, 2017

Officer Murrell, thank you Sir for your service. What a tragedy. The law abiding citizens of the Village of Bloomingdale are mourning their loss. We will keep your Family and Department in our thoughts. Please watch over us as we carry on.

Sergeant William Foley
Chicago Ridge IL PD

January 25, 2017

God Bless and Godspeed.

Lisa B

January 25, 2017

Extending my deepest condolences.

Praying for the family, the Bloomingdale Police Dept. as well as the Cook County Sheriff's Dept.

Thank you for your service and your sacrifice.

Giane Logan
Cop's wife/Civilian

January 25, 2017

We send out our deepest sympathy to the family, friends, co-workers and all who grieve the loss of Officer Murrell. May the peace that passes all understanding surround all at this time.

Chaplain James Gysel
Calhoun County Michigan Sheriff's Office

January 25, 2017

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends. Thank you for your unselfish service.

James P. Waggle

January 25, 2017

Rest in peace brother. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten........

Det. Sgt. Edward Carlile
Northfield Village PD

January 25, 2017

My condolences to the family and friends of Police Officer Raymond Murrell. Losing a loved one is always 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.

Cpl. William Stanback (Retired)
Pennsylvania State Police

January 25, 2017

Rest in Peace, KCCO in the afterlife brother

Ptl R W
City of Binghamton

January 25, 2017

***♡♡♡ Prayers/Blessings for the Immediate Family as well as the Department Family of this HERO Officer ♡♡♡***.

Disabled/Retired C.O. Michael Cubberly
Hudson County NJ Dept.of Public Safety

January 24, 2017

Rest in peace Brother, Thank you for your service

#8046 (Retired) Jerry Matalone
Des Moines, Iowa Police Department

January 24, 2017

Rest with God Officer Murrell. 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

January 24, 2017

To the family of Police Officer Raymond Murrell, friends, Chief of Police Frank Giammarese and the Bloomingdale Police Department.
You are lifted up in thought and prayers. May God comfort, hold you close and give you peace now and always. Thank you for your service. Matthew 5:9

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

January 24, 2017

Rest in peace brother. Thoughts are with your family both blue and blood during this difficult time. Thank you Officer Murrell for your service and dedication to your community.

Detective Sergeant David Post
Reno County Sheriff's Office Hutchinson, Ks

January 24, 2017

Rest in peace Officer Murrell. My sincere condolences to your family and to your departments. God speed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Your service will not be forgotten.


January 23, 2017

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