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

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

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. And this one was a terrible loss. I hope his family will find some type of peace during this time of mourning. God will not let them down. Keep Faith and know he is in a better place.

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 23, 2017

R.I.P. BROTHER Murrell!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

January 23, 2017

Sleep in peace brother. Thank you for your service.

Retired Chief Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

January 23, 2017

So saddened to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

January 23, 2017

Rest in peace Brother.

Lt. Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

January 23, 2017

Dear Bloomingdale Police Department,

We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Officer Murrell. He served our community and helped to keep us safe. He and other Bloomingdale Police Officers help keep our school and community a safer place to live. We know he cared for Bloomingdale children because he loved to participate in the Shop With A Cop program. We appreciate how much he cared for the Bloomingdale Community. Our hearts and caring thoughts are with your department during this difficult time.

DuJardin School Kids For Character Club

DuJardin Elementary School
DuJardin School Kids For Character Club

January 23, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

ASAC, Thomas H. Kelly Jr.
Federal Air Marshal Service

January 23, 2017

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service and dedication.

Cpl. M. Davis #2614
Prince George's County Police

January 23, 2017

RIP brother Raymond.

May God bless and be with your family, co-workers and friends at this very difficult time.

Investigator D. Bevenour
Gettysburg Police Department

January 23, 2017

My sincere condolences and prayers to the family of Officer Murrell, especially to his mom and dad, and to his fellow officers at the Bloomingdale PD. Thank you for your service to your village and our community, you will not be forgotten.

Robert Swanson
A Sargent's Dad

January 23, 2017

RIP brother, you will always be remembered.

Officer J. Honeycutt
Utah Valley University Police Dept.

January 23, 2017

Thank you for your service. Prayers for your Family & Dept.

Detective Monica Veney
Baltimore City Police Department

January 22, 2017

Rest in Peace.

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

January 22, 2017

Sam Stewart is my friend. She is Officer Murrell's cousin. I honor his commitment to protecting his community. May God bless his soul with a place in His Kingdom, and his family and friends with peace in his absence.

William Santarsiero, Detective Retired
San Diego PD/Southington, Ct PD

January 22, 2017

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

January 22, 2017

The Albany Police Academy-Session 1 sends its deepest condolences to the Murrell family and the Bloomingdale Police Department. Rest in Peace Officer Raymond Murrell.

Albany Police Academy
Albany Police Department

January 22, 2017



January 22, 2017

RIP Brother. May God bless your Family and loved ones. Rest easy now. Protect from above.

Officer Steven Austin
Lawrence TWP P.D. (NJ)

January 22, 2017

Thank you Officer Murrell for choosing to follow your giftedness as, metaphorically, a "sheepdog" while protecting your community of "sheep" from the "wolves" in this sometimes dangerous world we live in! You will always be remembered with gratitude. Prayers for God's peace and comfort for your family, friends, and colleagues during this difficult time. Rest In Peace brother!

ASAC (Ret.) Mark Demerest
Coast Guard Investigative Service

January 22, 2017

Thank you for your service. May God watch over your fellow officers and your family during this very trying time.


January 22, 2017

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Officer Murrell and the Bloomingdale Police Department during this time. Thank you, Officer Murrell, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

January 22, 2017

"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

January 22, 2017

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Bloomingdale Police Department. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!


January 22, 2017

On behalf of my family at the Cicero Police Department we send our deepest condolences for the loss of PO Murrell. We will continue to pray for the family and BPD. Never forgotten brother!

Cicero PD

January 21, 2017

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