Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Ryan Douglas Zirkle

Marin County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Thursday, March 15, 2018

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Ryan Douglas Zirkle

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Zirkle.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 2, 2020

Rest easy on this your 2 anniversary in heaven

Mark Mottola

March 15, 2020

I am riding the police unity tour again(8) year) and riding in your memory.

Rest in peace.

John Donohue police officer
Fairfax County police department

May 9, 2019

1 mile of my run was in remembrance and memorial of you sir. Rest easy brother.

Lance Corporal Thomas Graham
South Carolina Highway Patrol

April 19, 2019

R.I.P Deputy Zirkle. It’s amazing to see young men get in the line of duty at a young age it’s unfortunate to see them pass away in their beginning of their career. Just a reminder of the dangers this career holds. A true hero Deputy Zirkle.

Recruit Tafolla

Eliseo Tafolla
Los Angeles Sheriff Department

September 16, 2018

I was just randomly going down the list of fallen officers and Deputy Zirkle stood out to me because he passed away on my birthday. Thank you so much for your service and bravery. You took care of your community while the citizens slept. You will never be forgetten sir.

Recruit Cancio

September 14, 2018

I hope that everyone can find comfort in Revelation 21:4 where it says, "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away." Until we see him again in Paradise, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 14, 2018

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Ryan was killed in the line of duty. I was honored to attend his funeral with officers from Pittsburg PD.

To the Zirkle family, fellow deputies, and all who call Ryan beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

I hope that your family knows that a nation mourned for you. In reading the many reflections left for you, I can see what an impact you made on so many people.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Ryan gave to his community and the citizens of Massachusetts and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on March 15, 2018.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

July 28, 2018

I was just reading my July issue of the PORAC News when I read about Deputy Zirkle's tragic death. Thank you, Deputy Zirkle, for your service and ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. God Bless the Zirkle family and the members of the Marin County Sheriff's Office.

Captain Glenn D. Humphries, Retired
Amador County Sheriff's Office

July 13, 2018

I was just reading my July issue of the PORAC News when I read about Deputy Zirkle's tragic death. Thank you, Deputy Zirkle, for your service and ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. God Bless the Zirkle family and the members of the Marin County Sheriff's Office.

Captain Glenn D. Humphries, Retired
Amador County Sheriff's Office

July 13, 2018

Deputy Zirkle,

Thank you and your family for your sacrifice. May you rest in the arms of the Lord.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

June 2, 2018

Dear Deputy Zerkle..May the Good Lord bless gave the ultimate Sacrafice to this Nation..and people you protected..I pray for your fiancé your family..fellow Officers and Friends....God bless you Sir...Victor and Family

Victor Solano
A Concerned Citizen and Families of 5 L.A.S.D. Officers

May 23, 2018

Deepest condolences to Family, Department and Friends. Visit the web site for a glimpse of the Glorious Reunions awaiting. All law enforcement men and women indeed qualify as "Foxhole Christians" with their duty dangers. As Ray Comfort at says "Passing is the doormat they wipe their feet on before entering Heaven.” It is our belief they will hear from the Lord Himself. “Do not fear. for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the Kingdom” (Luke 12:12).

Joe Lanier (a former Asst. Chief of Jasper, Texas PD)

April 16, 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 Ryan'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

April 10, 2018

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God”. Matthew 5:9

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

April 9, 2018

It was very sad to hear of Deputy Zirkle’s passing. We send our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. We will keep Ryan, his family and his loved ones in our prayers.

Deputy Commander retired Paul Jaskot
FBI Hostage Rescue Team

April 2, 2018

R.I.P. BROTHER Zirkle!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

April 2, 2018

So sorry to hear of Ryan's passing.
My Family sends heartfelt Condolences to Family, Friends, Department, Community, & Country .
May The "Great Father Spirit'' be near You with Comfort ...
Thank you Ryan for your Brave & Unselfish Service .
RIP Ryan , Son of Valor, with Honor.
Gone from Our Arms ...
Forever in Our Hearts ...

Ms. Karen Morgan PSY &LE GRAD
Eagles Wing Baptist Church , SD

March 29, 2018

Rest In Peace and God Bless. Remember always

Sargeant Michael Crawford
US Military, retired

March 29, 2018

My heart is so heavy for the family there-of; Prayers to the family for peace and understanding.

T. KOVACS 75445
Jacksonville Sheriffs Office

March 26, 2018

My heart bleeds for the loss of one who was loved, one who was a protector, and one who was and still is an inspiration to many. May God open his kingdom to an honored one coming home. Prayers for the family.

J. Bennett 311
Alachua P.D.

March 26, 2018

My heart breaks art the unnessary loss of Ryan Zirkle. I read about his funeral and just cried for a life taken to early. I pray that you and his fellow officers will. Eventually find peace in his loss. I am angry that people call 911 when it is not a true emergeny. I kKnow officer Zirkle was doing his job and resonded thinking it necessary but people need to realize that calling for help. When it's not real is wrong. More education needs to be given what is an emergency what is not. I only hope this call was not a prank call because the cost was to high. I live inMarinwood and appreciate all you and your officers do to protect us. Thank you for your service.

Amy Grant
A concerned and grief striicken lady

March 24, 2018

Gone but not forgotten.

Patrolman Kyle Donahue
Dracut (MA) Police Department

March 23, 2018

Godspeed and Rest In Peace. We’ve got the watch from here Brother.

Patrolman Robert Vojtko
Kingston Township Police Department #5111

March 22, 2018

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
Nassau County PD., NY

March 22, 2018

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