Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Senior Special Agent Paul Scott Ragsdale

United States Department of Justice - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, May 24, 2018

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Reflections for Senior Special Agent Paul Scott Ragsdale

God bless you

Mark Mottola

May 24, 2020

Rest in peace Senior Special Agent Ragsdale.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 26, 2020

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 16, 2018

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Paul died in the line of duty.

To the Ragsdale family, fellow agents , and all who call Paul 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.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Paul gave to his community and the citizens of our country and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on May 24th, 2018.

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

July 27, 2018

R.I.P. brother. Thank you for your service. My condolences to your family and colleagues.

Deputy Christopher Land
Macomb County Sheriff's office, Michigan

July 25, 2018

Scott...i just easy brother...we got it from here

Lieutenant Matt Rudiger
Deming PD

July 1, 2018

Rest In Peace brother, we will take it from here. Your ATF family will never forget you.

Special Agent Mike Cilento
ATF National Academy

June 5, 2018

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends.
Thank you for your unselfish service.

James Waggle

June 2, 2018

Senior Special Agent Ragsdale,

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

Rest easy brother. Your job is now complete.

P.O. (Ret) Donald

June 1, 2018

Semper Fidelis and thank you for your service... I will salute with honor as you pass by along with your brothers and sisters in arms.

Bryan McNeal GySgt USMC(Ret)

June 1, 2018

Rest In Peace and thank you for your service to our country.

Joan Fitzpatrick Day, civilian
A cousin

June 1, 2018

Rest In Peace brother. Thank you for your service. My condolences to your Family and Department. Prayers

Officer Charles White
Morongo Indian Reservation Department Of Public Safety

May 31, 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 Senior Special Agent, Paul Scott Ragsdale, while participating in a control and arrest training exercise. It is always a huge loss when a Senior Special Agent makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve our Country has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

May 31, 2018

RIP brother, you will always be remembered.

Officer J. Honeycutt
Utah Valley University Police Dept. USMC 2009-2015

May 31, 2018

Rest in eternal peace brother, you left us far too soon. God Bless your family.

Captain Tom Cox (Retired)
Knox County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

May 30, 2018

Rest in peace brother.

Officer Kyle Groose
Laramie PD, WY

May 30, 2018

Rest in Peace!

Ptl. Bryan Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake OH PD

May 30, 2018

May God watch over the family and fellow officers these heroes worked with. We can only imagine their pain. But we can sympathize with them and we must support them. This is what the Patriots and Heroes looks like folks. Running to the danger when all others run away from it. Selfless and fearless to the end. They now work heavens Beat. And are in God's hands forever. Ever watching down on us all.

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

May 30, 2018

Thank you for your service. You made our entire family proud by being an amazing officer, son, brother, husband and father. You will be missed so much, by so many. Rest In Peace, Bubba, until we meet again!

Kelly Ragsdale Novikoff, civilian

May 30, 2018

To the family of Senior Special Agent Paul Ragsdale, friends, Deputy Director Thomas E. Brandon and the United States Department of Justice - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
You are litfed up in though and prayers. May God comfort, hold you close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for yoyur service. Matthew 5:9.

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

May 30, 2018

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Senior Special Agent Paul Scott Ragsdale. Please know we are eternally grateful for Paul’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Senior Special Agent Ragsdale, POINT 27 sent 27 Thin Blue Line Dog Tag Necklaces, engraved with “Blessed are the Peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Matthew 5:9, to the US Department of Justice ATF, for Paul’s partner and fellow officers. POINT 27 sent Folded Flag Necklaces engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Senior Special Agent Paul Scott Ragsdale’s family.

POINT 27 is a Non-Profit organization with a mission to strengthen and encourage members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and their families, by sharing scripture on Dog Tags and Jewelry called Shields of Strength.

We will never forget and we are forever grateful.


Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired

Jerry M. Rhodes
Detective, Dallas Police Department Retired
Law Enforcement Outreach, POINT 27

Jerry M. Rhodes
Dallas Police Department (Retired)

May 29, 2018

Rest in Peace SSA Ragsdale

Police Officer Ahmed Danso-Faried - Whit
White Plains Police Department

May 29, 2018

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers of Senior Special Agent Paul Scott Ragsdale during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May happy moments from the past bring forth precious memories to cherish for a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace Senior Special Agent Paul Scott Ragsdale.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit Police Officer Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/2004

May 29, 2018

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Special Agent Ragsdale and the United States Department of Justice - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives during this time. Thank you, Special Agent Ragsdale, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

May 29, 2018

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