Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Christopher James Monica

Georgia Department of Corrections, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, June 13, 2017

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Reflections for Sergeant Christopher James Monica

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 Christopher's life and death will bring glory to His name.

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

Our faith helps us to see beyond the grave.

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

June 14, 2017

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service.


June 14, 2017

God bless these men who selfishly served the citizens of this great state of Georgia. You were taken entirely too soon. My heart breaks for your family and I pray for peace and comfort for them in the difficult days to come. I pray for "peace that passes all understanding" that only God can give for your families and coworkers who are suffering your loss here on earth. God makes no mistakes in who He decides to bring home but it sure is tough for those of us left here to mourn their loss and don't understand Gods plan for taking them from us. God bless you for being so brave and simply doing a thankless job with very little compensation for the price you ultimately paid. We will never forget your selflessness and your families are in my prayers. Sincerely, Holly Conley- EMT/ LEO Wife/Houston County Fire Department Corporal's Wife

LEO/Firefighter Wife Holly Conley
Houston County Fire Department- Georgia

June 14, 2017

RIP Brother. Prayers for family, friends and coworkers.

Career Office (Ret.) Victor Agosto
Chesterfield County Police (Va.)

June 14, 2017

Officer Monica, may you rest in peace our brother. You will never be forgotten.

Sgt Richard Eckert
Town of Chester Police Dept

June 14, 2017

May God open his arms to these two brothers. God bless and comfort the families. May God give His justice to the scum that did this.

Sgt. David Varnes

June 14, 2017

RIP Brother, my thoughts and prayers are with your Family and Friends.
I salute you Sergeant Monica!

Division Director Joel E. Anderson
South Carolina Dept of Corrections

June 14, 2017




June 14, 2017

Rest in peace brother. Thoughts are with your family both blue and blood during this difficult time. Thank you CO Monica for your 8 years of service and ultimate sacrifice.

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

June 14, 2017

To the family of Correctional Officer Christopher Monica, friends, Commissioner Gregory C. Dozier and the Georgia Department of Corrections.
You are lifted up in though and prayers. May God comfort, hold you close and give you peace now and always. Thank you for your service. John 15:13 / Matthew 5:9

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

June 14, 2017

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Jamie Davis
Pittsylvania County sheriff's office

June 14, 2017

Rest in peace, Officer Monica. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

June 14, 2017

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Sergeant E. Kemmer #142
Nevada Highway Patrol

June 14, 2017

My deepest sympathy.

Saddened Citizen
Florida Resident

June 14, 2017

R.I.P Officer Monica. You will be missed . Praying for your loved ones and Correctional Family.

Tonya Battle
Hancock SP / Medical

June 14, 2017

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

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

June 14, 2017

On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Correctional Officer Christopher Monica and the extended law enforcement family of the Georgia Department of Corrections, Georgia.

End of Watch: Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Rest in Peace brother and watch over us.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

June 14, 2017

Officer Monica, you lived and died performing your duties to protect the citizens of your city. Your reward in heaven will be great, for by giving up your life for your brothers and sisters, you did so in imitation of Christ. May He immerse you in His Divine Mercy.

Jess Espinosa

June 14, 2017

brother I am heart broken RIP

Deputy Douglas Wright
Palm Beach Co. Sheriff"s Office

June 14, 2017

My condolences to the family and friends of Correctional Officer Christopher Monica. 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. Once again, my condolences.

Cpl. William Stanback (Retired)
Pennsylvania State Police

June 14, 2017

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

June 14, 2017

Rest in peace brother, we have the watch now. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Monica during this time of tragic and senseless loss.

Deputy Donnie Meaders
Seminole County (OK) S.O.

June 14, 2017

Sir, we will never forget you and I promise everyone in the State of Georgia is hunting for the two cowards who took your life. We have the watch from here, rest easy.

Officer Nick Luke
Vidalia Police Department

June 14, 2017

Rest in Peace Officer Monica. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers are with your family, coworkers, and friends.

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

June 14, 2017

A Prayer for Correctional Officer Christopher Monica:

Lord God of mercy, peace, and love, we remember before Your throne in this moment our Brother-in-Blue, Correctional Officer Christopher Monica, of the Georgia Department of Corrections, who sacrificed his life in the Line-of-Duty. We recall with gratitude and respect all that he stood for in this life. Help us to live in the companionship of his spirit. May we be kind to the family, friends, and colleagues he loved; devoted to the state in which he served; and loyal to the causes which he championed in law enforcement. Thus, in our life, may he live on, to our great comfort, to the betterment of Your creation, and to the furthering of Your most Holy Will. Amen.

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God." [Matthew 5:9 ESV]

"Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends." [John 15:13 ESV]

Pastor Steven R. Closs, BSBS, LOICM, MNACM, MFCPO
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
Merrimack, NH 03054
Chartered by the National Association of Christian Ministers
“An Intercessory Prayer Ministry for Law Enforcement”
Prayer Warrior: “I fight on my knees!”

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

June 14, 2017

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