Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Chief Fire Marshal Sander Benjamin Cohen

Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal, Maryland

End of Watch Friday, December 8, 2017

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Reflections for Deputy Chief Fire Marshal Sander Benjamin Cohen

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and heroic sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

December 8, 2020

Miss seeing you around the barrack, buddy. RIP warrior.

TFC D Hopkins
MSP

August 12, 2020

Miss you a lot, man.

Friend
Police

May 17, 2019

Rest in peace and Olav Hashalom Deputy Chief Fire Marshal Cohen.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 2, 2019

Sandy, miss you plenty today!

Friend
MCFR

February 19, 2019

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 30, 2018

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

To the Cohen family, fellow officers, and all who call Sander 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 Chief Cohen gave to his community and the citizens of Maryland and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on December 8th, 2017.

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

August 13, 2018

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 Sander'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

December 30, 2017

R.I.P. BROTHER Cohen!!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

December 26, 2017

Rest In Peace brothers. May god be with you and your families.

Field training officer ( retired ) Samue
Venice Police Department

December 21, 2017

Rest In Peace Sir

Correctional Officer J. Broadway
SCDC

December 19, 2017

Rest in peace brother.

Investigator Stephen Trejo
Donna I.S.D. Police Dept. Tx

December 18, 2017

Rest in peace. Prayers and condolences for family, friends and coworkers.

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

December 17, 2017

We send our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Deputy Chief Cohen.

Chaplain James Gysel
Calhoun County MI Sheriff's Office

December 17, 2017

sad and devastating

Law Enforcement Student
Banning High School

December 15, 2017

To the family of Deputy Chief Fire Marshal Sander Cohen, friends, State Fire Marshal Brian Geraci and the Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal.
You are lifted up in thought and prayers. May God comfort, hold you close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding now and always through Christ Jesus. Thank you for your service. John 15:12,13 / Matthew 5:9

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

December 14, 2017

R I P GOD BLESS YOU

Detective Liz Rye
NYPD Ret

December 14, 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 Police Department

December 14, 2017

R I P Brother

Herbie Buck - Ret. Officer
NYSDOCS

December 13, 2017

This is AWFUL, the needless lost of two wonderful human beings. My deepest condolences to both the Cohen's and Wolff's families. My condolences also extends to the brothers and sisters of their extended families. May God BLESS these two wonderful individuals and their families.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police

December 13, 2017

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God”. Mathew 5:9

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

December 13, 2017

My prayers are with all family and friends of Deputy Chief Cohen! May you Rest In Peace Sir

Survivor Melanie Richardson
Lafayette county Arkansas Sheriff's Office

December 12, 2017

RIP, prayers for the family.

RON CROMER
Martin Co. Sheriff’s Office

December 12, 2017

Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

P.O Emmanuel Odina
PGPD

December 12, 2017

RIP my brother.

Marty Mooney Det/retired
NYPD

December 12, 2017

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