Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Noel Beltran Ramirez, Jr.

Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, April 19, 2018

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Reflections for Sergeant Noel Beltran Ramirez, Jr.

RIP brother

Officer Cleveland Hunter
Veteran Affairs Police Department

April 21, 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 Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

April 21, 2018

Rest in peace brother! We have the watch from here. May God Bless your family and friends.

LT. A. Orozco

April 21, 2018

My deepest sympathy goes to his family! This burns me up to know someone would harm an officer while simply taking a break! God bless his family and Rest In Peace brother, we got it from here!

Deputy Brandon Queen
Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office

April 21, 2018



April 21, 2018

My heart is so broken for all of our fallen officers, but this is especially close to home.
May God be with the families of all our fallen protectors


April 21, 2018

Sergeant Ramirez, this world of ours is sadly populated by many evil people, to whom lives of others do not have value. You knew this when you choose to become a police officer. Our Lord will reward you abundantly. May He immerse you and your family in His Divine Mercy, and grant you His peace.

Jess Espinosa

April 21, 2018

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Jamie Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office

April 20, 2018

Requiescat in Pacem

Police Officer Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

April 20, 2018

Deepest Sympathy to the family of Sgt. Ramirez and to his Brothers and Sisters of the Gilchrist Country Sheriff Department.

Chaplain Terry L. Longacre (Ret.Manor Tw
Red RoseLodge FOP#16Lancaster Co. Pa.

April 20, 2018

So sorrry for the family and friends. Praying for them. God will prevail. God Bless them all.

Voncille Fontenot

April 20, 2018

Praying for the family God will be just to this. Thank God for Mr. Lindsey ‘s services he gave to fight this world of the evil that is present.

Voncille Fontenot

April 20, 2018

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service Sarge. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

April 20, 2018

Rest easy Sergeant. Prayers and condolences for family, friends and coworkers.

Career Officer (Ret.) Victor Agosto
Chesterfield County Police (Va.)

April 20, 2018

My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Taylor Lindsey and to the entire Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office. Your service, dedication, and ultimate sacraifice is not forgotten. RIP sir.

Officer Eric Chiang
San Francisco Police Department

April 20, 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 whose 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
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

April 20, 2018

Sergeant Noel Ramirez thank you for your service and for your Sacrifice. May God grant your family with a speedy healing.

Res.Sgt.Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls Police,Ohio

April 20, 2018

May God watch over the family and fellow officers this hero worked with. This is what a Patriot looks like folks. All Americans loose when one of these officers fall. He now works patrolling Heavens Beat.

D.A.V. CHAPTER 11 Springfield, Missouri Color Guard.
Son of Chief of Police.Deceased
Their watch is over, now they patrol in Heaven.

April 20, 2018

Rest in peace Brother....My thoughts are with your family, friends, and the members GCSO during this most difficult and tragic time....

Lt. Joseph Ward, Ret
Jackson, NJ PD

April 20, 2018

Rest with God Sgt. Ramirez, your dedicated duty and tragic loss of your life at the hands of a coward will never be forgotten. Prayers for your family during this time in their lives.

retired Police Officer Bob Lester
Midland Texas Police Department

April 20, 2018

Rest in peace Sergeant Ramirez. Take heart you were bold and prideful in your humility.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 20, 2018

To the family of Sergeant Noel Ramirez, friends, Sheriff Robert D. Schultz, III and the
Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office.
You are lifted up in thought and prayers. May God comfort, hold you close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding now an always through Jesus Christ. Thank you for your service. John 15:12-13 / Matthew 5:9

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Cherry / O'Berry Police Department, NC

April 20, 2018

I met you a week ago today during our 8 hr Autism Training. Your personal senstivity on this subject was so obvious. You showed Deep Compassion by the questions you asked. You are a Great Loss to your Agency and the people you served in your community. May God Grant you Sgt Noel Ramirez Eternal Peace and Give Strenght and Comfort to Your Family .

Juanita A Garza * Senior Records Clerk
Ormond Beach Police Department

April 20, 2018


My heart is filled with great sadness at learning of the lost of your loved one and fellow Sheriff’s Sergeant of Deputies.
We in the law enforcement community are a family, although our uniforms may be a different style and vary in color, a badge, shield or star may be pinned upon our chest. Our areas of enforcement may vary but our goals are the same, to Serve and Protect our communities.
We consist of many different agencies from across the nation, for we are: Municipal Police Officers, Sheriff’s Deputies, State Police Investigators, State Highway Patrol Troopers, Conservation Police Officers, College Campus Police Officers, Correctional Officers and Federal Agents just to name a few.
We patrol small towns, large cities, college campuses, county roads, state highways, state prisons, county jails, state parks and the United States Borders.
Whether active duty or retired, we are one family, a LAW ENFORCEMENT FAMILY, the thin blue line of protectors, brothers and sisters bonded together by HONOR, SERVICE and PRIDE.
Daily we honor our fallen brothers and sisters never forgetting their sacrifice and the sacrifices of their families.
Daily our position is clear that we will Serve and Protect our communities without faltering and with no hesitation.
Daily we show pride in our chosen profession, LAW ENFORCEMENT, for we willingly walk the line of good over evil facing the unknown with courage keeping our trust and our faith in GOD.
We know that evil roam these streets and at any moment in the course of performing our duties the ultimate sacrifice might be required of us in the service to our community, for LAW ENFORCEMENT is not a job but a calling and only a few will make the decision to commit to that calling to serve for some will give all that they have.
ALL LIVES MATTER - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS SHOULD BE RESPECTED -If we don’t respond to that call for help, or investigate that suspicious subject(s), or stop for that stranded motorist, or rush to that call of shots fired, then who will?
You did not die in vain.
You sacrificed your life in the service to the citizens of Gilchrist County in the State of Florida with HONOR, PRIDE and DISTINCTION.
I’m proud to have worn the uniform of a law enforcement officer like you did.
I’m proud to have pinned the badge upon my chest like you.
I’m proud to have Served and Protected my community as you did.
I’m proud to call you my BROTHER!
I commend you my fallen brother for making the ultimate sacrifice in the performance of your duty.
For you left us doing what you chose to do.
Performing a job you were trained to do.
Upholding the oath you swore to do.
Most importantly doing what you loved to do.................................. Serving and Protecting your community with Honor and Pride making a better and safer place for us all.
Sergeant Ramirez status......................Sergeant Ramirez status......................Sergeant Ramirez status........................
Attention All Units.........................Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office, Sergeant Noel Ramirez having served the citizens of Gilchrist County in the State of Florida with HONOR, PRIDE and DISTINCTION is now 10-42.

Senior Master Investigator Cardell L. Dobbins #188 (Ret.)
Illinois Secretary of State Department of Police District 01, Region 01

April 20, 2018

My sincere thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and department of our fallen brother. I am so very sorry for the loss of your HERO. May God give you all comfort and peace during this difficult time.

Thank you for your lifetime of loyal, dedicated and selfless service to your community Sgt. Ramirez. You will live on in the hearts of all who love you.
May you watch over us from above while patrolling heaven.

God Bless you and may you RIP HERO..

Gina Miller, Washington State Patrol
Surviving Fiance WSP Trooper Tony V. Radulescu EOW 2-23-2012

April 20, 2018

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