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

"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."
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Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police Department

January 3, 2018

Sincere condolences to your family Officer Parrish. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

David Fitzgerald
USAF Maj (Ret)
Citizen

January 3, 2018

We work closely with Douglas County and one of my best friends is a Douglas County Deputy. This is such a horrible incident and hits so close to home. RIP Brother.

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

January 3, 2018

Your senseless death at the hands of a very evil person is felt through out the Blue Nation. Your life mattered to all of us who respect this nation of laws and love those who serve with honor. I loved you though I had never met you. We will not forget your sacrifice and we share the grief of your loss with your Wife and daughters.

Sgt. Daniel A. Llorens
Gwinnett County Police Department

January 3, 2018

I pray that God will look after your Wife and Daughters. RIP Brother.

PO Robert Luckas
Suffolk County Police Department

January 3, 2018

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.


Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Sergeant E.Kemmer #142
Nevada Highway Patrol

January 3, 2018

Rest in peace brother.

Officer Kyle Groose
Laramie PD, WY

January 3, 2018

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

January 3, 2018

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

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

January 3, 2018

I am very sad to hear that another LEO member loss there life while protecting others. May God Bless the Parrish Family. Rest In Peace Brother!

First Class Deputy
Wake County Sheriff’s Office

January 3, 2018

Prayers to the family and friends. RIP my brother in blue.

Sergeant Therese Garafalo
NYPD

January 3, 2018

Officer Zackari Parrish you died protecting and are a good man .
My condolences go out to your Family, friends and your brothers in blue.
It's difficult to stay strong for some but with God's strength
we will. The clocks do not stop
and by our grace and prayer
may we gain peace in our hearts
through time.
God Bless all.

Jim Cox Yuma,Tn
Father of Jaimie Cox EOW 11/5/17

January 3, 2018

Rest brother. Your in good hands. So are your family. Prayers for blood and blue........

Deputy Brian Webb
Fremont County Colorado

January 3, 2018

My deepest condolences to the family Deputy Sheriff Parrish. God please bless the Mrs. Parrish and her two children.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police

January 2, 2018

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

James P. Waggle, Jr.
Civilian

January 2, 2018

May you Rest In Peace. Our greatest condolences and prayers go out your family. Thank you for your service sir

Deputy Sheriff Trainee Ricardo Iniguez
Los Angeles County Sheriff

January 2, 2018

You're sacrifice will not be forgotten Deputy Parrish. God bless your soul and your blue and blood families.

Chief Dan Trechter
Saint George Kansas Police Department

January 2, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli
NYPD-Retired

January 2, 2018

My heart breaks for all of his family. God Bless you all! Thought and prayers and love! GOD BLESS OUR POLICE OFFICERS ♥️

Lisa Cosby Latham
Lisa Cosby Latham Family Survivor of a Fallen Officer

January 2, 2018

Rest In Peace, E.O.W. Sending prayers to your family and love ones, also sending condolences to your brothers and sisters in blue.

M. D. White Chief (Ret)
I.H.P.D. NJ

January 2, 2018

So sorry Rest In Peace Officer Jackson thank you for all you gave. God Bless family and friends.

Donna E Lamonaco wife of
TPR Philip Lamonaco EOW 12/21/81

January 2, 2018

Prayers of comfort to Deputy Parrish's immediate family, as well as his brothers and sisters with Douglas County Sheriff's Office and Castle Rock PD.

Officer Naya Pope
Irving PD, Texas

January 2, 2018

Rest in piece brother, prayers to your amazing wife and lovely daughters. We will hold the line.

Police officer William Jackson
Hampton University Police

January 2, 2018

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Deputy Parrish. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

January 2, 2018

God Bless you, Hero. May God wrap His loving arms around your family, friends, and co-workers. Rest in Peace, Sir.

Noranne Stubbs Lenox - Office Coordinato
Arizona Highway Patrol

January 2, 2018

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