Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Heath McDonald Gumm

Adams County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Wednesday, January 24, 2018

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Reflections for Detective Heath McDonald Gumm

Rest in Peace Brother!

Patrol Sgt.(Retired) Leonard Nix
Henderson Co. Sheriff Dept. NC

January 25, 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 Adams County Sheriff's Office. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

January 25, 2018

Heroes live forever. Prayers to family and friends.

Retired telecommunicator

January 25, 2018

God bless you Deputy Gumm and may God be close and put his loving hand around those that you left behind. God bless the Thin Blue Line

Cpl. Investigator (Retired) Angela Grayb
Garland County Sheriff's Department

January 25, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother!!

Lieutenant Vic Manata
Newark Police Department , Newark NJ

January 25, 2018

Honoring Courage and Saluting Sacrifice. So very upset to hear this news. My prasyers this morning are for your family at home and at work. Will be flying two thin blue line flags today in your honor. One at half mast.

Civilian Bethany Boyce
Carrollton Texas

January 25, 2018

"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
Powell, Wyoming

January 25, 2018

Rest in peace Sheriff Gumm!
You will not be forgotten!

Willie Bell Hopewell VA!
Friend Of All Law Enforcement Officers!

January 25, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother, Thank you for your service. You won’t be forgotten.

Blessed are the peacemakers: For they shall be called the children of God.

Matthew 5:9

Jerry Matalone #8046 (Retired)
Des Moines Iowa police department

January 25, 2018

My sympathy to his family and friends, PRAYERS.

Mrs. Sharon Stogoski
A friend

January 25, 2018

Thank your u for your service. Rest In Peace Sir. You will never be forgotten.

Intelligence Analyst F. Berrier
Chandler Police Department

January 25, 2018

Deputy Gumm, it breaks my heart when a police officer of any age is killed in the line of duty, but the feeling is more intense when it is a young person like you. You are at the peak of your life and only God knows why He has taken you. May your soul rest in His loving arms and may He immerse you and your family in His Divine Mercy.

Jess Espinosa

January 25, 2018

My condolences goes out to the Deputy’s family and friends. Rest in peace.

Cadet Leila Hauck
San Joaquin Delta College - Police Academy

January 25, 2018

Thank you brother for your selfless sacrifice and service. You will not be forgotten and we’ll carry the fight on from here. Rest In Peace brother.

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

January 25, 2018

My condolences to the family. We have the watch now brother.

Security Guard Michael Dick
LEAD Letterkenny Army Depot

January 25, 2018

Rest, brother.

PFC Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

January 25, 2018

Rest easy brother.

Officer Ozeil Ryan
Kure Beach North Carolna

January 25, 2018

My thoughts and prayers to the family of Deputy Gumm. Love and support to them and all his brothers and sisters in law enforcement, past and present. Rest in peace.

Sgt. Richard Michel (Retired) Laramie, Wyoming Police Department

January 25, 2018

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