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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

Rest In Peace brother, my thoughts and prayers go out to your family and co-workers.

PO Salazar

December 31, 2017



December 31, 2017

Rest in Peace Deputy Parrish. Thank you for your service. Rest in the arms of our Lord. May your family find peace and comfort in him in the day and weeks ahead.

Chief Tommy Davis Retired

December 31, 2017

Deputy: Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace. Prayers for your family. I am sure the Good Lord and St Michael the Archangel will now
watch over them. You now will patrol the streets of Heaven.

Ptl. Thomas R. Rafferty Jr #936(retired)
Lakeland Community College

December 31, 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
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and may not be duplicated without permission

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

December 31, 2017

Rest in peace brother, we've got the watch from here.

Sgt. J. Kessel
Beckham County Sheriffs Office.

December 31, 2017

God speed......

Police Officer Suzy Regan (retired)
LAPD/Modesto PD

December 31, 2017

May your family as well as your fellow brothers and sisters who wear this badge always be protected. Praying for strength for your fellow officers who involved and the innocent citizens injured. You are a Hero who paid the ultimate sacrifice....Rest In Peace...

Patrol Sergeant Earl Favors
Jasper County Sheriff's Office Monticello, Ga.

December 31, 2017

RIP brother

Deputy Tad Higgins
Crowley County Colorado Sheriff’s Office

December 31, 2017

Rest In Peace Brother

Senior Sheriff's Sergeant(Ret) Louis Mar
Santa Barbara County Sheriffs Department (CA)

December 31, 2017

God bless his family and the strength to get through this very difficult time.
Rest In Peace.

Det. First Grade Vincent Sinnott
NYPD. Retired.

December 31, 2017

Rest in Eternal Peace my brother, we have the watch from here. God Speed.

Deputy Sheriff Rob Rosenlof

December 31, 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

December 31, 2017

RIP Brother. We’ve got it from here.

Cpl. Kevin Duck Kevin Duck

December 31, 2017

May you Rest In Peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your loved ones. A special blessing to all the LEO’s at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office!!

Louisiana State Police

December 31, 2017

The salvation of the righteous comes from the Lord;
he is their stronghold in time of trouble.
The Lord helps them and delivers them;
he delivers them from the wicked and saves them,
because they take refuge in him.
Psalm 37:39-40
Rest in peace brother.

Correctional Officer Paul Schanno
Hennepin County (Minneapolis)- ACF

December 31, 2017


Campus Safety Officer Mark Rodriguez
Lynwood Unified School District

December 31, 2017

Rest in peace brother. Your are a true hero. My thoughts and prayers are with the families and departments of the fallen and injured deputies.

Jamie Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office

December 31, 2017

Thank you for your dedication and sacrifice you made. May you rest in peace. Prayers to your family, you will not be forgotten.

Correctional Officer Stephen Lear
New York State Department of Corrections

December 31, 2017

My Heartfelt prayers of comfort go to the family and Friends of Deputy Parrish. May Deputy Parrish’s Law Enforcement Family find peace and comfort during this difficult time of loss of your Brother. Thank you all for what you sacrifice each day when you put on the badge.

Deputy Jacquelynne Booker (Retired)
Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, Redding, CA

December 31, 2017

We are so sad to hear of the loss of Deputy Parrish. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and will continue to be with you. My son is a Deputy Sheriff K9 here in New Jersey, I feel your pain and loss. Let me add we honor each and every Fire Fighter and Police/Sheriff who are the front line of defense in a troubling time in this land of which we all love and live in. Prayers for support and respect of our men and women in Blue.

Sgt Deputy Sheriff K9 Anthony De Cicco
Gloucester County N. J. Homeland Security

December 31, 2017

Rest In Peace deputy Parrish we have it from here.
My thoughts and prayers go out to your family and the Douglas county sheriffs office

P.O. Douglas krut (Retired)
New York State Mta police retired

December 31, 2017

My sincerest condolences for the tragic loss of Deputy Parrish. During this holiday time it is even more difficult to endure. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the Deputies family at this most difficult time.

Rest in peace brother,

P.O. (Ret) Donalld Current

December 31, 2017

RIP HERO!!! Thank you for your service!!! May God give your family peace in this awful time!! Praying for the family and fellow officers!!!

Jerry Armstrong/ EMT

December 31, 2017

Rest In Peace.

PO Mike Stivers
City of Byrnes Mill, MO.

December 31, 2017

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