Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff David James Wade

Logan County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff David James Wade

Deputy Wade returned gunfire. Rest easy bro.

Deputy Brad Logan
Kingfisher County Sheriffs Office

January 24, 2020

David justice was not done my friend and I am saddened that some of the jury held out for death for this monster that willingly took your life from those who knew you and served with you in the Army and as a LEO

Elizabeth A Ritter

September 4, 2019

I read about this tragedy when it happened over two years heart goes out to Deputy Wade's widow and three children. Personally I wish the jury would have given this piece of trash the death penalty - he deserves nothing less!

John Lang
A Native Oklahoman living in Las Vegas

August 30, 2019

Prayers for your family as they lost their angel on the same day, 2 years later. Our hearts hurts with yours.

Ms. Tammy Avent
Mother of Fallen BPA Jose “Joey” Barraza EOW: 4-18-16.

April 18, 2019

Rest well my brother. May God continue to give strength to your loving family.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

April 18, 2019

I hope everyone will find comfort in Acts 24:15 - "And I have hope toward God, which hope these men also look forward to, that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous." Until we see our loved ones again on an earthly Paradise, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 24, 2018

Thank you for your service. May your family find peace and the strength daily.

Mom/President of WTC Tammy Avent
Mother of BPA Jose (Joey) Barraza EOW: 4-18-16

April 18, 2018

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. A man who without care for his own safety did such a noble thing. 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.

September 6, 2017

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers of Deputy Sheriff David Wade during this very difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May their times spent together bring forth happy memories to last a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and dedication to your community. Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Wade.

Gail M Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/2004

August 19, 2017

While I'm sure you don't know me, I feel compelled to leave this message. Once I saw this incident I was shocked! Deputy Wade was the 1st responding officer during a major traffic accident. A severely intoxicated woman hit our car. We did 360 spin, in the air, hit another car and a pole. Our 8yr old daughter took the impact rendering her lifeless. Deputy Wade came to my husband as he was performing CPR on my little girl. Fortunately my husband was able to revive her. When paramedics arrived and placed both of girls in a helicopter, Deputy Wade stayed with me. He was a godsend and did all he could to assist my family. I'll always remember that night and Deputy Wade.

Coming from a line of family in the justice system, we all share your loss. Our utmost respect, to your family. Hopefully you'll find comfort knowing that Deputy Wade's watch ended here in a physical capacity, but he will forever be watching and protecting your family from above.

We all wish you well and thank you for sharing his life with us. Just know that I'll never forget what Deputy Wade did the that day. May he rest in peace and may your family be comforted during this tough time.

Deepest condolences,
Tawnya M
Civilian supporter and family to many law enforcement officers.

May 29, 2017

Rest in peace my brother.

Sgt. K Ford.
NYPD (Ret)

May 20, 2017

Wade, brother I miss seeing you out on patrol. I still vividly remember the fun we had at the academy. the thought of losing you still hurts. walk the beat in heaven brother, we have the watch down here.


Officer Brian Benton
Langston University Police dept.

May 15, 2017

Rest in Peace Brother. We have the watch from here. May God Bless your Family and Friends.


May 8, 2017

Rest In Peace Deputy Wade. Someone who has proven to be such a strong person serving so diligently. My prayers go out to the Wade family.

Class 421 D.S.T. Jessica Guardado
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

May 7, 2017

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when David was killed.

To the Wade family, fellow deputies, and all who call David beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace. I hope that your family knows that a nation mourned for you.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Deputy Wade gave to his community and the citizens of Oklahoma , and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on April 18, 2017.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

May 5, 2017

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. As you join our brothers and sisters in the hall of heroes, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Vires et Honorem

Ptlm FrankKapusta
Mohawk PD

May 4, 2017

Rest In Peace Brother

Captain S. Yancey
Forest Hill Police, Texas

May 2, 2017

Rip My Brother!!!

Lieutenant William Sircy
Madison County Sheriff's Office

May 1, 2017

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray Psalm 91 over all LEO’s and this prayer also:

“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 six years. I pray that David's life and death will bring glory to His name.

Trust 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

April 30, 2017

God bless you brother

Trooper J Jaynes
Arizona State Troopers

April 30, 2017

RIP Brother.

Deputy Ron Buchholz
Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office NM.

April 30, 2017

My thoughtsa and prayers go out to the family, friends and co-workers of Deputy Wade. He will FOREVER be a hero and will NEVER be forgptten.

SGT Mark B. Hanna, Retired
Fayetteville, AR Police Department

April 27, 2017

The Sonny Archer Law Enforcement Foundation, Inc would like to express our deepest condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of his loved ones. May he sleep in peace! Thank you for your service!

Amanda de Geneste, President
Sonny Archer Law Enforcement Foundation

April 27, 2017

RIP Brother. In His Hands and my Prayers.

Inv Frank Vickery (Retired)
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office

April 27, 2017

Deputy Sherriff David Wade, our thoughts and prayers are with your wife and three children. The 84th Municipal Recruit Class will not forget your sacrifice. You served our country, and the community valiantly. Rest in Peace soldier.

84th Municipal Recruit Class

"Leadership is Earned, not Given."

April 27, 2017

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