Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Mark Jason Burbridge

Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office, Iowa

End of Watch Monday, May 1, 2017

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Mark Jason Burbridge

My thoughts are with your department, your community, and your family.

Agent Beth Medford
Oklahoma Attorney General

May 5, 2017

Another "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County PD, NY

May 5, 2017

RIP Deputy Burbridge

Criminal Investigators ll Ret. Richard
Nevada Attorney General's Office

May 5, 2017

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Deputy J. Davis
Pittsylvania county sheriffs office

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

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Deputy Burbridge. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office.

U.S. Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

May 4, 2017

The DeKalb Illinois Police Department sends their deepest sympathies to the family and friends of DEPUTY MARK BURBRIDGE. Deputy Burbridge, we thank you for your service. God Bless!

DeKalb Police

May 4, 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 WY Police Department

May 4, 2017

RIP Deputy Burbridge, you will never be forgotten.

Officer J. Honeycutt
Utah Valley University Police Dept.

May 4, 2017

Thank-you for your brave service. Rest in Peace.

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

May 3, 2017

RIP brother. Prayers to family friends and agency.

Lieutenant Ray Waters
Pitt County Sheriff Office, NC

May 3, 2017

RIP my Brother, RIP.

Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. John 15:13

Your sacrifice was far too great.

Thank you for your service.

God Bless

Investigator Q. Warren
Alaska AGO Special Prosecutions,MFCU

May 3, 2017

Praying for the family, friends and coworkers of Deputy Mark Burbridge. Greater love hath no man than he who lays down his life for his friends.. John 15:13. Thank you for your sacrifice.

Chaplain Dianne Krylo

May 3, 2017

Rest in peace Brother....My thoughts are with your family, friends, and the members of the PTSO during this most difficult and tragic time....

Lt. Joseph Ward, ret
Jackson, NJ PD

May 3, 2017

Rest In Peace may God be with your family. Thank you for giving your life up for us.

Relatives in service Shari Rozell Hunt
Concern citizen prayer warrior for the Officer in service and there fa

May 3, 2017

RIP Sir, knowing you work was not in well ...we will take watch from here...God bless you Sir and I pray God grants peace to your family and friends.

Deputy Jamie Davis
Canadian County Sheriffs Office (OK)

May 3, 2017

Thanks for your service to your State and County god bless you and your family

Retired Chief of Police Johnny McCurry
West Point , Ga P.D.

May 3, 2017

Prayers for comfort and for a touch of grace from our Lord's angels for the family, friends and co-workers of Deputy Burbridge.
You served the good fight deputy - we have your watch and faithfully continue the service to our community.
Your family is our family and we hold them close as they grieve and absorb the scale and impact of your ultimate sacrifice.
Blessed are the peacemakers!

Craig Gottschalk, Assistant Director
Hall County Corrections

May 3, 2017

Avenue of the Fallen

Standing at attention in their class “A“uniforms, badges gleaming and shoes like glass, are your brothers and sisters of Law Enforcement. All of whom have previously paid the ultimate price.
Today, like many others, they welcome you to this wonderful place.
As you march down the Avenue of the Fallen, all eyes focus on you as if to say “it’s OK, you’re with your eternal partners.”
A salute is followed and a tear can be seen on so many faces.
Welcome, you served well.
Now come join us in the ranks, another is coming home.
Officer Jim Weaver (#11452) Los Angeles Police Department retired

Retired Elected Sheriff, Jim Weaver
Jerome County Sheriff Office, Jerome, Idaho

May 3, 2017

May Mark Burbridge rest in peace, and may God bless his entire family. My deepest condolences to the Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office for the lost of brother Mark who gave his life in the line of duty.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police

May 3, 2017

Rest in peace Brother Mark.

Ofc. Timothy M. Furlong
Nahant, MA PD

May 3, 2017

My condolences to the family of Deputy Sheriff Mark Burbridge. 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, here on earth, in paradise conditions. Once again, my condolences.

Cpl. William Stanback (Retired)
Pennsylvania State Police

May 3, 2017

God bless Deputy Burbridge's family, friends and coworkers and give them strength and peace to get through their grief and pain. Thank you for your service Sheriff Burbridge.

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP, Trafic & Escort Unit

May 3, 2017

I am so sorry to hear this. The officers need to be better armed, more equipment, more TRAINING, better SOP's,. Trips like this were routine back 10 - 20 years ago, but not now, what was 'light duty' then, there is no more routine work in the profession. And when these officers are injured they need to be taken care of, period. Sending prayers to the family, friends, department related to Dep. Burbridge, and to all officers working their tour.

Deputy Barbara Hinke (Ret., on IDR)
San Francisco Sheriff Department

May 3, 2017

Rip Brother

Deputy Zak Rodgers
Boone County Sheriffs Dept

May 3, 2017

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