Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy U.S. Marshal Christopher David Hill

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, January 18, 2018

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Reflections for Deputy U.S. Marshal Christopher David Hill

Rest in Peace. For your service both in the military and law enforcement this nation owes you a debt of gratitude.

Ptl. Bryan Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake OH PD

January 18, 2018

RIP Brother Chris Hill.. You are in the arms if the angels now.. rest easy sir..

Detective Terry Shields
Chicago Police Dept

January 18, 2018

It’s was an honor and privilege to have known Chris for nearly 20 years. To have witnessed the class he exhibited not only as a Military Veteran and Law Enforcement Officer, but as a member of my family.

Losing you today was painful, not just our family but also for the family in brown you moved away from to become a US Marshal. We were and still are proud of you, for everything you’ve done.

Even though I may only see you one more time at your service, you will forever be in our hearts.

Captain James Veals (Retired)
Florida DoC and Brother-in-Law

January 18, 2018

Rest in peace Marshall Hill. My prayers go out to your family.

Special Agent (Retired) Larry Myers

January 18, 2018

You were a true friend. I have never had the privilege of serving with a more upbeat, dedicated, tactical sound Officer. Your family will be forever proud of your sacrifice and you truly will be missed be everyone who had a chance to work with you. Thank you for being my friend. Love you brother!! Rest In Peace. May God comfort your family and protect Your children.

Lieutenant Stephen Henley
Florida Department of Corrections Union Correctional Institution

January 18, 2018

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the US Marshal's Service. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

January 18, 2018

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 whos 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

January 18, 2018

Rest In Peace.

U S Marshals (ret)

January 18, 2018

Rest In Peace brother, we have the watch now.....

Sergeant James Alfieri
New York State Office Of Court Administration

January 18, 2018

Rest in peace, Deputy U.S. Marshal Hill. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

January 18, 2018

Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

January 18, 2018

Thank you brother for your selfless sacrifice. God bless you brother

Patrol officer #523 Thomas Howard
Bremen P.D. Bremen, Ga.

January 18, 2018

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

January 18, 2018

Thinking about all the good times we had Chris brings a smile to my face .. but that same face has tears running down it now. Thankyou for those times K ris. Thankyou for everything you taught me. Thankyou for being my friend. I will miss you till we meet again. Rest my friend.Sht

Sgt. Carmen Caserta-retired
Florida Department of Corrections

January 18, 2018

Rest easy brother

Patrol officer Garry Brown
Ashland City Police Department

January 18, 2018

My heart broke as I heard the news this morning. What an exceptional Deputy and a wonderful man. I am honored to have worked/trained with you Chris. May you rest in peace and may God bless and watch over your family.

SDUSM Tracy Carroll

January 18, 2018

RIP, Deputy U.S. Marshal Hill. Praying for you and your loved ones.

Officer C Curione
Rochester Police Department, NY

January 18, 2018

RIP Brother, you will never be forgotten

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

January 18, 2018

Dear Brother Deputy U S. Marshal Christopher David Hill, The LORD GOD has called you to be on GODS team. THANK YOU very much for your Service while here on earth. R.I.P.


January 18, 2018

Rest in peace my friend...prayers for you and your family. Our time serve together 15 years ago will be great memories to remember you by... Great man, friend, husband and will be missed. GOD SPEED..
Miguel and Leslie

Miguel and Leslie Rivera

January 18, 2018

Deputy Marshal Hill, I was following this all day, hoping that the rumors were not true. Unfortunately, the 2 PM Press conference gave us the information that it was no longer rumors and that we did lose you, another hero. My heart broke, then broke even more when I called a friend who is also a Deputy Marshal and learned that he was friends with you. As I told him, C.O.P.S. will be here for your family and coworkers including him. You, your family and coworkers will remain in my thoughts and prayers

Ellen Guerdat
Gates Police Victim Assistance/President Genesee Valley C.O.P.S.

January 18, 2018

Rest in peace my brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and the United States Marshals Service.

James J. Scanlon (Retired CPD)
North American SWAT Training Assoc

January 18, 2018



January 18, 2018

Rest In Peace Sir

Correctional Officer J. Broadway
South Carolina Department of Corrections / US ARMY Veteran

January 18, 2018

Deputy US Marhall Chris Hill, during your tour of duty you first served the citizens of this country as a member of the US Army, you then served as a US Marshall with honor and dignity. It is now your turn to rest with all of the other heroes that have gone before you We will carry on from here. The the family of US Marshall Chris Hill you all are in our thoughts and prayers the Law Enforcement family will stand beside you. To the men and women of the US Marshall's Service hold your heads high as you all carry on during these difficult times. Chris as you enter thru the gates of Valhalla your arrival will be hailed by Odin himself. Fair Winds and Following Seas Airborne RANGER. RLTW

Detective Grade One Robert Jackson Ret.
Metropolitan Police Department/Homicide Branch

January 18, 2018

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