Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Daniel Scott Baker

Dickson County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Wednesday, May 30, 2018

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Reflections for Sergeant Daniel Scott Baker

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 seven years. I pray that Daniel'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

June 4, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr., ASAC
Federal Air Marshal Service

June 4, 2018

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

Lt. Joseph Ward, Ret
Jackson, NJ PD

June 4, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers to the family of Sgt. Baker. We are truly sorry for your loss. Sgt. Baker - we thank you for your service and may you rest in peace.

DeKalb, IL Police Department

June 4, 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.

Officer J. Bennett - #311
Alachua Police Department
Alachua, FL

Ephesians 6:10-20

June 4, 2018

God bless you and your family and your colleagues. You paid the ultimate sacrifice. May you rest in peace my brother in blue.

(Ret.) Tpr. Dean Aires
PA State Police

June 4, 2018

May Our Lord have a special place in his heavenly home for Sgt. Baker. My deepest sympathy to his family

Michael Sullivan, Patrolman
Chicago Police Department, 9th District, Retired.

June 3, 2018

Rest easy my Brother. May your sacrifice and memory never fade.

Retired 29years. Ron Buchholz
Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office NM.

June 3, 2018

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well.

Chaplain Douglas J. Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Central Macomb Lodge #187 Macomb County Mich

June 3, 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."
Author Unknown

Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police department
Powell, Wyoming

June 3, 2018

Rest in Peace Sergeant Baker. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, coworkers and friends.

Lieutenant Robert T. Mote (ret)
Buena Park, CA Police Department

June 3, 2018

We who have loved ones in law enforcement grieve the tragic loss of all our sons and daughters who wear the badge. My prayers are with all who grieve the death of Sgt. Daniel Baker. Praying for the day our Police Offers are once again respected and recognized for all the good they do for our society. We are all connected in this tragedy.

Dianne Miller
Mother of a Police Officer

June 3, 2018

Semper Fi Marine
I will meet you at the gates of heaven my brother when my day comes.
To Saint Peter we will say ,
“Another marine reporting sir we served our time in hell....
Always your Brother
JB sgt USMC / FHP Trooper ret.

Trooper JB Retired
Florida Highway Patrol

June 3, 2018

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

James Waggle
Civilian

June 3, 2018

Thank you for your service, not only as a Police Officer, but as a Veteran. My heart goes out to your family, your friends and to the Dickson County Sheriff's Office. Your sacrifice will not be in vain. God Bless*

Supervisor Candy Soucek
Orange County Sheriff's Office - Communications Section

June 3, 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 Dickson County Sheriff's Office. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

June 2, 2018

I am so sorry to learn of the passing of a brother and hero in Sergeant Daniel Baker. I know our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven. May the Lord deliver blessings, comfort and peace to his family, friends and peers.

TW Martinez, Retired
State of New Mexico/JJS and FOP member

June 2, 2018

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, REST IN PEACE.

N.J. TROOPER (RETIRED)
NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

June 2, 2018

Baker,

It took me a few days to have it together enough to write this.

I feel like a bad friend, we kept in touch those first few years after the academy, and of course life happened to both of us and are conversations were fewer and more scarce.

I always knew I could call or text ya and see what was up but I wish we’d have gotten together more and had a couple cold ones like back in the day.

I miss ya friend! I took my boys out to help find that low life that did all this, we didn’t get him, but we definitely made him sweat. I hope you’re looking down and proud of what we all did to bring him to justice for what he did to you.

I’m gonna make it a point to meet your wife and daughter and maybe let our daughters meet. I want Meredith to know how big of an impact her daddy had on me.

Love you brother, sorry I wasn’t there more.

TLETA Class 1363

Detective James Cothron
Mt. Juliet Police Dept.

June 2, 2018

Sergeant Baker,

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

Heavenly Father, please accept this hero unto the heavens above. Please greet him with open arms as he deserves s a place near your throne. Please be with his families both blood and blue as they deal with this tragic murder of one of our brothers. Be with the community as they deal with the loss of one of their neighbors. I Jesus name I pray, Amen. Rest In Peace Sarge, we’ve got the watch from here.

Chief of Police Eric Finley
South Zanesville PD

June 2, 2018

Avenue of the Fallen

Standing at attention in their class “A“uniforms, badges gleaming and shoes like glass, are your brothers and sisters of Law Enforcement. All of whom have previously paid the ultimate price.
Today, like many others, they welcome you to this wonderful place.
As you march down the Avenue of the Fallen, all eyes focus on you as if to say “it’s OK, you’re with your eternal partners.”
A salute is followed and a tear can be seen on so many faces.
Welcome, you served well.
Now come join us in the ranks, another is coming home.
Officer Jim Weaver (#11452), Los Angeles Police Department retired
12-25-2010

Officer Jim Weaver Retired
LAPD

June 2, 2018

Rest peacefully, Sarge! Thank you for protecting your community and paying the ultimate sacrifice so that people like me can live safely and free. God Bless You!

You will never walk alone!

Michael B Flynn
Indianapolis, Indiana

June 2, 2018

Kindly accept my sincere condolences for the tragic loss of Sgt. Baker. My thoughts are with you and his family. Sadly these crimes continue, as the morals of society rapidly declines.

Rest in peace brother,
Semper Fidelis

P.O. (Ret) Donald Current
NYPD

June 1, 2018

Kindly accept my sincere condolences for the tragic loss of Sgt. Baker. My thoughts are with you and his family. Sadly these crimes continue, as the morals of society rapidly declines.

Rest in peace brother,
Semper Fidelis

P.O. (Ret) Donald Current
NYPD

June 1, 2018

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