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

May God wrap his arms around those who need His strength in such a difficult time. Such a young man. Your service is not in vain sir. Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Shannon Fletcher-- Patrol Division
West Monroe Police Dept. West Monroe,La

January 26, 2018

Condolences from the men and women of Wyoming State Park Rangers.

Chief Ranger Bill Westerfield
Wyoming State Parks

January 26, 2018

May all who serve their Communities and have given their all in this pursuit Rest In Peace and may their Families and Friends find Comfort in knowing that their loved Ones did as our Lord wanted them to — No greater Love hath he who gives his life for others!

Former SAPD Volunteer Esther WRIGHT

January 26, 2018

RIP sir thank you for your services you will be missed but not forgotten.

Sergeant James Hallgrimson
Arrow Security

January 26, 2018

Heath, we will carry on doing what you swore to do.

We will do it in your name, in your memory, and in your honor.

Rest easy brother.

Colorado Bureau of Investigation

January 26, 2018

Rest in peace brother.

Sergeant Troy Ostby
Sheridan Police Department

January 26, 2018

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray Psalm 91 over all LEO’s and this prayer also:

“Lord, Be with all law enforcement officers. Keep them safe and free from harm. They are Your soldiers on the front line of the battle against evil. If one should fall this day - wrap their family in your loving arms. Surround them with Your angels, loving family, friends, neighbors and caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name and for Your Glory, Amen.”

I know that God sends those angels to watch over our officers, sometimes to protect them and sometimes to whisk our officers into His presence.

Feel His presence as God answers the prayers of many who have fallen to their knees on your behalf. Since the day of my son's death, I have carried every law enforcement officer and their family in my heart.

I have lifted your family to God every morning for over six years. I pray that Heath's life and death will bring glory to His name.

Trust those prayers. God is with you; He knows and will ease your pain.

Our faith helps us to see beyond the grave.

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011

January 26, 2018

A real "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret)
Nassau County Police Dept. NY

January 26, 2018

RIP my brother another sad, sad day..peace and prayers for your family, friends and fellow officers. Marty Mooney Det ( Ret ) NYPD and son Alex active NYPD..Blue Knights XIX Rome NY/XXXII Syracuse NY.

Marty Mooney Det ( RET )

January 26, 2018

RIP Brother

Deputy Anita Price
Bexar County Sheriff's Office, San Antonio, Texas

January 26, 2018

Rest in peace Brother.

Lieutenant Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

January 26, 2018

Rest well friend the rest of us have the watch.

Deputy J. Dixon
Butler County Sheriff's Office

January 26, 2018

My deepest condolences to Deputy Heath Gumm's family, co-workers, and friends. I know words are inadequate to lessen the pain of Deputy Gumm's family. He is truly an American Hero, giving his life to protect his fellow citizens of this Great Country of ours.

Ed Hill, COPS Survivor
Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS)Father of Dep.B. Hill, EOW12-4-2000

January 26, 2018

RIP my dear brother. You did well.

Officer Dave Shavlik
Omaha police dept

January 26, 2018

My deepest condolences to Mrs. Gumm, to his parents and to his brothers and sisters of the Adams County Sheriff's Office. May Heath's soul rest in peace in Heaven, and may God bless Mrs. Heath Gumm and bless Heath's parents.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police - Troop D

January 26, 2018

Your community and country mourn your loss and pray for your family. R.I.P brave soul!

Sergeant Steven Venetucci
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office

January 26, 2018

RIP Brother

R/Detective Jack Miller
Suffolk County PD, L.I. N.Y.

January 26, 2018

On behalf of the Albany Police Academy Session 2 we would like to send our condolences to the Gumm family and the entire Adams County Sheriffs Office, Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff Gumm.

Recruit Togias
Albany Police Department

January 26, 2018

Rest in peace brother.

Officer Kyle Groose
Laramie PD, WY

January 26, 2018

RIP, Deputy Gumm. Praying for you and your loved ones.

Officer C Curione
Rochester Police Department, NY

January 26, 2018

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Deputy, Heath Gumm, in the of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Deputy makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

January 26, 2018

Rip brother bless u and ur family

Po Stephen Horvath

January 26, 2018

Final Salute Deputy Gumm. Thank you for your service. You are a hero. Rest peacefully in the presence of God. We are praying for the family and fellow officers.

Former Patrol Sergeant
Johnny Allison
Wylie TX Police Dept

January 26, 2018

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

January 26, 2018

On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Deputy Sheriff Heath Gumm and the extended law enforcement family of the Adams County Sheriff's Office, Colorado.

End of Watch Wednesday, January 24, 2018.

Rest in Peace brother and watch over us. We will protect and serve from here on in your memory.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

January 26, 2018

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