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

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Deputy Chief Cohen. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

December 12, 2017

Rest in peace.

Officer Kyle Groose
Laramie PD, WY

December 12, 2017

He died helping his fellow man. That is a real hero. May God bless him and his family.

Joe Neary
East Los Angeles Retired

December 12, 2017

Rest in Peace Deputy Chief Cohen. Mt thoughts and prayers are with the Cohen Family and the Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal

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

December 12, 2017

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one who’s blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

December 11, 2017

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well.

Chaplain Douglas J. Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Lodge #187 Mt. Clemens Michigan.

December 11, 2017

Rest in Peace, Sir. Thank you for your ultimate service. God Bless You.

Noranne Stubbs Lenox Office Coordinator
Arizona Highway Patrol

December 11, 2017

RIP Brother

Deputy Anita Price
Bexar County Sheriff's Office, San Antonio, Texas

December 11, 2017

So saddened to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

December 11, 2017

Rest in peace Brother. We have the watch from here. May God Bless your family and friends.


December 11, 2017

Avenue of 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

December 11, 2017

Rest with God Deputy Chief Cohen. Your dedicated service and tragic loss of your life will not be forgotten. Prayers for your family during this time in their lives.

Robert G. Lester

December 11, 2017

God Bless our fallen HERO.

Sending my sincere and heartfelt love and prayers to the family of our fallen HERO. I am so very sorry for your loss.
May God give you comfort and peace during this difficult time.

Gone But NEVER Forgotten... RIP HERO.

Gina Miller, Washington State Patrol
Surviving Fiance WSP Trooper Tony V. Radulescu EOW 2-23-2012

December 11, 2017

Rest In Peace my heart breaks

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

December 11, 2017

Thank you for your service and the many hours you gave to selflessly serve others. Fly high with the Angels and enjoy your seat at the birthday celebration of Christ. May your family feel the loving arms of GOD wrapped around them to ease their pain and grief. Rest In Peace now brother. We will take it from here

Laura Uptmore, Secretary/Treasurer
Ross Volunteer Fire Department, Ross, Texas

December 11, 2017

Rest in peace Brother.

Lieutenant Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

December 11, 2017

Sander was a dedicated professional who assisted our agency over the past year on two arson's involving homicide. As with the incident that took his life, he was always willing to go above and beyond what was expected or required of him. He will be greatly missed among his co-workers and the allied agencies which he supported.

Sander you have left this world for missions in the skies...
where all is peace and love and joy and where there's no good-byes.
We'll breath a prayer each day your gone and say Dear God above...
our friend is where the angels are we're sending him our love.

Rest easy my friend... we'll take it from here!!!!

D/Sgt Mike Zepp
Carroll County Sheriff's Office, MD

December 11, 2017

Rest in Peace Deputy Chief Cohen. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this difficult time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Parole Supervisor Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

December 11, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr., ASAC
Federal Air Marshal Service

December 11, 2017

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

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

December 11, 2017

I’m so very sorry for the loss of these two servants. God bless their families, friends and coworkers.

Rhonda Farris

December 11, 2017

My sincere condolences to the family, friends, and work family of Deputy Chief Sander Cohen. There are no words to adequately reflect the deep pain of losing a loved one! Deputy Chief Cohen, as he has done he entire career, was in the service of his fellow man when this tragedy occurred...that makes him a HERO in my book!

May God Bless and comfort his family and friends in the days, weeks, and months ahead as they mourn his loss. The Cohen family will be in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

God Speed Deputy Chief Cohen...thank you sir, for your service and for living a servant's life! Yours is a loss to our entire society!

Washington Fire Marshal Chuck LeBlanc
Washington State Patrol

December 11, 2017

Praying for peace and comfort today and in the many days ahead. With deepest sympathy,

Rita Rocker, Deputy Executive Director
Georgia State Board of Pardons & Paroles

December 11, 2017

My condolences to the family and friends of Deputy Chief Sander Cohen. Words fail to capture the pain of losing a loved one, we look forward to the time when words will fail to capture the joy of having our heavenly Father return your dear one to you.

Cpl. William Stanback (Retired)
Pennsylvania State Police

December 11, 2017



December 11, 2017

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