Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Craig E. Lehner

Buffalo Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, October 13, 2017

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Reflections for Police Officer Craig E. Lehner

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute!

S. I. Drake, Lt/IPD-IMPD (Ret)
Indianapolis Police

October 18, 2017

May the family's fond memories help them through this difficult time.

Terry L. Vice
Patrol Officer (1979-1984)
Greeley PD
Colorado

October 18, 2017

Rest In Peace brother you are in the lords hands now may he watch over you an your family

Correctional Officer Ca (ret) Eric Perry
Californa Dept of Corrections

October 18, 2017

On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Police Officer Craig E. Lehner and the extended law enforcement family of the Buffalo Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Friday, October 13, 2017

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

October 18, 2017

I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers. RIP.

FrankJ.CorasanitiII,Lieutenant,retired
Balto. City Fire Dept.

October 18, 2017

May you rest in peace knowing you have helped many. Your skills will be greatly missed by your department. Bless our heavenly father for bringing together the massive effort to recover this officers remains and bring closure to the family. Others can take solace knowing that you are resting in the loving arms of our Heavenly Father.

Paramedic retired Mike Bail
Show me safety Consulting LLC

October 17, 2017

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

October 17, 2017

Taken way too soon. Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Bryan Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake OH, PD

October 17, 2017

Craig, my prayers to your family both Blood and Blue. My heart is broken. Rest my vet and Blue brother.

Civilian Supporter Marianne White-Wood
Blue Lives Matter/The Thin Blue Line

October 17, 2017

May you rest in Heavenly Peace. May your family be forever watched over and blessed. May your friends and colleagues find comfort. Please watch over us from on high.
We will see you again dear Sir.
Thank you for your service. I will never forget your sacrifice or the sacrifice of your family.
Greater Love Hath No Man....
Prayers for all involved.

Kristi
Surviving Daughter of Special Agent J. Robert Porter
Federal Bureau of Investigation
E.O.W. 8/9/79

October 17, 2017

My condolences to your family and department. May God be with you all during these horrible times.

Chief Richard Clark
Utica, Ind.

October 17, 2017

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

October 17, 2017

R I P Brother

Herbie Buck Ret. Officer
NYSDOCS

October 17, 2017

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

October 17, 2017

RIP Brother you will be missed but not forgotten thank you for your services.

Sergeant James Hallgrimson
Arrow Security Inc.

October 17, 2017

Never retreat from evil...you are the last line of defense against the darkness that consumes these streets.

Sgt. Jaime Moreno
Ysleta independent School District

October 17, 2017

A Prayer for Police Officer Craig E. Lehner:

Lord God of mercy, peace, and love, we remember before Your throne in this moment our Brother-in-Blue, Police Officer Craig E. Lehner, of the Buffalo, New York Police Department, 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 community and 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.

Heavenly Father, be with the family, friends, and colleagues of this fallen hero. Comfort them and give them Your strength. Guide those who seek to take care of the family of this hero. May those empowered to do so, care for them with integrity. In commemorating the death of this hero, help those who mourn to remember that death is not the end. Death does not have the final say, but is simply the transition to the glorious life to come. They should look forward to that life to come with joy and thanksgiving.

Almighty God, we ask that you grant us a deeper appreciation of the efforts of all law enforcement officers who serve our communities, states, and country daily. For their dedication to our security, order and peace, we give You thanks. May they be encouraged in their work which benefits us all. Help us to grow that spirit of community that will make their job both easy and fulfilling. And now may our fellowship together and Your blessing today bring a renewed sense of joy to each of us. 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]

Chaplain Steven R. Closs
Merrimack, NH Police Department

October 17, 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 Buffalo Police Department. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

October 17, 2017

Rest in Peace Brother, Thank you for your service. You won’t be forgotten.

Blessed are the peacemakers: For they shall be called the children of God.

Matthew 5:9

Jerry Matalone #8046 (Retired)
Des Moines Iowa police department

October 17, 2017

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

James P. Waggle
Civilian

October 17, 2017

Thank you for your service to State and Country. God bless the family. Rest In Peace.

LEO mom survivor Cindy Borostowski
Wisconsin State Troopers

October 17, 2017

May you Rest In Peace ... thank you for all that you’ve done... bless your family .. we love you ...

Audry Shields

October 17, 2017

The thoughts, prayers and hearts of CCPD go out to families, both blood and blue.

Lt. Michael Caldwell, Chaplain
Cape Carteret PD.

October 17, 2017

God, filled with mercy, dwelling in the heavens' heights,
bring proper rest beneath the wings of your Lord,
amid the ranks of the holy and the pure,
illuminating like the brilliance of the skies the soul of Craig Lehner who went to his eternal place of rest.
May You who are the source of mercy shelter him beneath Your wings eternally,
and bind his soul among the living, that he may rest in peace. And let us say: Amen.

Bill Mann
Civilian Supporter
South Pasadena, CA

October 17, 2017

Every loss hurts....every loss is devastating...to family most and to LEO next...too young, too soon, stay strong....in spite of current police hatred. The old guard stands with you and has your back.

N.J. Gregorisch, Homicide LT, retired
Miami-Dade P.D.

October 17, 2017

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