Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Zackari Spurlock Parrish, III

Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Zackari Spurlock Parrish, III

Zack, I was so privileged to have met you. My dads profession truly scares me sometimes, and meeting you, Coleman, and Lehman truly put me at ease. You all were professionals and I for the first time, since Detective Brite was shot, could trust that nothing bad would happen to him because I knew you had his 6 and he yours. I will forever remember your simple yet powerful words to me, as well as how you embraced my family and your jovial spirit. Rest easy Deputy. We have the watch from here.

Michael Wolfe VI
Son of partner,Deputy Mike Wolfe V

February 9, 2018

My prayers go out to the family, friends, and blue family of Deputy Parrish. Rest in peace my brother.

Lt. Troy Johnston
Fremont County Sheriff's Office

February 5, 2018

My condolences to the Family of Officer Parrish , III
I feel as if I had met him before and I had a close connection to him.
He will be missed here on earth, however I look forward to seeing him in Heaven.

Retired EMT, Chipman Tucker

February 5, 2018

Never have met...but we bleed red, white & BLUE in our community. Your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest easy officer...your wife and daughters are taken care of. Watch over us 1721...we have there 6.

Scott Bledsoe

January 28, 2018

This song for you...
(Singing) What does it look like in Heaven?
Is it peaceful? Is it free like they say?
Does the sun shine bright forever?
Has your fears and your pain gone away?

Here on Earth it feels like everything,
good is missing, since you left,
and here on Earth everything's different,
there's an emptiness.

I hope you're dancing in the sky,
And I hope you're singing, in the Angels choir,
I hope the Angels know what they have,
I bet it's so nice, up in Heaven since you arrived.

Now tell me what do you do up in Heaven?
Are you days filled with love and light?
Is there music? Is there art and invention?
Tell me are you happy? Are you more alive?

Coz here on Earth, it feels like everything,
good is missing, since you left,
and here on Earth everything's different,
there's an emptiness.

I hope you're dancing in the sky,
and I hope you're singing, in the Angels choir,
I hope the Angels know what they have,
I bet it's so nice, up in Heaven since you arrived,
since you arrived.

Tomya Cochran Metcalf
Daughter, Det. Sgt. Thomas L Cochran, EOW 1/26/05

January 25, 2018

On Sept 3rd we called 911 because I found my daughter unresponsive for a opioid over dose. Approximately 9:15 am. Two or 3 officers responded. I have always wondered if one of them was Deputy Parrish. One line Deputy spent time to comfort the younger children and offered to pray with them. I've never encountered a Deputy to do that. All I know was he liked superheroes. If it was Deputy Parrish, I thank him. If not, I thank the Deputy it was from the bottom of my heart. May Deputy Parrish rest in peace, he was a wonderful man. My

Mother: Carol

January 23, 2018

God bless you Parrish and those who continue to serve and fight.

Deputy James Alexander
Douglas County Sheriff's Office

January 19, 2018

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

You will never be forgotten my brother.

Deputy Joshua Reeder #1734
Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

January 15, 2018

You will not be forgotten. Thank you for serving

Detective Cheryl Brown Cole

January 15, 2018

Rest easy Brother. You are in the Arms of the Angels.

Detective Terry Shields
Chicago Police Dept

January 13, 2018

Another blue angel in heaven. You will always be in the hearts of those on the job, both active and retired. We know you will be watching out for us. You know we will be watching out for your wife, and daughters. May God bless you, and keep you. We've never met. However, you are, and always will be my brother.

Master Deputy First Class, Ret.
Orange County Sheriffs Office, Orl. Fl.

January 12, 2018

Rest In Peace brother

My condolences and prayers go out to your family. You have made the ultimate sacrifice and you will not be forgotten.

Ofc.Christopher Windish
Buckingham Township Police, PA

January 12, 2018

It saddens my heart. Rest in peace brother

Noland L Dunnan
Douglas County Sheriffs Office

January 11, 2018

Rest in peace brother.

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

January 10, 2018

R.I.P. BROTHER Parrish!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

January 10, 2018

My heart aches for your family, blood and blue, and friends. Thank you for your service and dedication in protecting your community. It breaks my heart to know the pain of your family and especially right after the holidays. I hope and pray for comfort to all. COPS is a great organization for family and friends after such an incident and helped my family greatly. Love to you all!

Tomya Cochran Metcalf
Daughter of fallen officer

January 9, 2018

Deputy Parrish, My heart is heavy for your Family and your Brother's and Sister's in Blue. May GOD wrap his arms around you and always look after your family. Another HERO Gone much too soon, but will Never Be Forgotten.

Lori Murrell - Step Mother
Officer Raymond Murrell EOW 1-19-17 Bloomingdale IL PD

January 9, 2018

It's your turn to rest now. Peace and prayers for you and your family. Your brothers and sisters will never forget your courage. God speed.

Police Officer Jeffrey Thrash
Upper Darby Police Department (PA)

January 8, 2018

Rest Peacefully Sir

Cpl. D. Currin
Woodland Park Police Department

January 8, 2018

May the angels lead thee into Paradise: May the Holy Martyrs receive thee at thy coming, and lead thee into the Holy city of the heavenly Jerusalem. May the choir of Angels receive thee; and mayest thou have eternal rest with Lazarus who was once a begger. Eternal rest grant unto him oh Lord and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace.

Peter O'Hagen devout Catholic
MGS mortuary technician

January 8, 2018

Rest easy Deputy.

Deputy Braxton Eaton
Danville Sheriff’s Office

January 7, 2018

Knowing that his last words were, "Let me talk to you. Let me help you, please," is heartbreaking... This is the core of who cops are. They have an amazing heart for others, many times until their final breath. Their stories don't always get told, yet they carry on unselfishly. I just can't say thank you guys enough for all you do... We should be honored to have you a part of our human race... You're heroes. <3

Teen supporter, future 911 dispatcher Re

January 7, 2018



January 7, 2018

RIP brother

Deputy Jeremiah Patrick
Starke County Sheriff’s Department

January 7, 2018

RIP Brother, you will never be forgotten

Deputy Sheriff (Detentions) Seth Lund
Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office, Colorado

January 7, 2018

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