Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Corporal Garrett Willis Hull

Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, September 14, 2018

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Reflections for Corporal Garrett Willis Hull

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

To the Hull family, fellow officers, and all who call Garrett 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. I hope that as the first anniversary of your loved one's untimely death approaches, that you continue to receive that same kind of support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Corporal Hull gave to his community and the citizens of Texas and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on September 13, 2018.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

September 5, 2019

Garrett, my friend, you are missed. Rest in peace, my brother.

Officer Brad Neill #3555
FWPD

August 14, 2019

"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 12, 2019

Rest in peace Corporal Hull.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 16, 2019

Just moved to Sansom Park, TX, and never knew Corp. Hull however I admire and appreciate him for the supreme sacrifice that he made to protect us thankful and vulnerable good people from the defective humans who prey upon us ! I wish that he would've been able to survive and that the evil ones which he battled would've died !

Ronn P. Woolley (Professional Engineer - MA, TX - retired)

January 2, 2019

To protect the public from the deadly intentions of those men you risked everything. No doubt they would have robbed and shot other civilians like myself had they escaped. I salute you and the selflessness that makes a policeman great. May the Big Sleep be restful and all your dreams be good ones.

Holly Rockwell-Celerier
Civilian

December 4, 2018

Thank you for your service to your community, your state, and your friends and family. There are few people that make it their mission to protect the things they call their home, and even fewer give the ultimate sacrifice to achieve that end. You, and officers like you are the reason I find myself pursuing a career in law enforcement and homeland security. Godspeed to your family and friends. Rest easy Corporal.

Alex Cozine
Criminal Justice Student

October 28, 2018

Thank you for your service, your work will be greatly appreciated. Thank you, for all your hard work to keep people safe even until your last breath. May you rest in peace.

Maddison Pepper
Criminal Justice Student

October 24, 2018

God Speed brother and may our Heavenly Father bless your family through this senseless loss

Deputy Tim Duvall
Boyd County KY Sheriffs Department

October 20, 2018

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, REST IN PEACE.

NJ TROOPER(RETIRED)
NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

October 17, 2018

Thank you for your service, my prayers are with your family, co-workers, and friends. Rest in peace.

Sergeant Howard Giddings (Ret.)
Virginia Port Authority PD

October 1, 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 seven years. I pray that Garrett's life and death will bring glory to God.

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

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

September 28, 2018

Deepest sympathy to Dalyne, Jim, and Sabrina.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. DeNae and Peter

DeNae Kautzmann
Family in ND

September 24, 2018

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Police Officer Garrett Hull and to the Fort Worth Police Department.

Retired Officer City of Oakland CA Police Department
Larry Robertson

Larry Robertson

September 21, 2018

Officer Garrett Hull,
My heart goes out to your wife and children because you will be missed so much by them. I feel you will always be a guardian angel watching over them. May God bless you with that job. God bless until we see you again.

Sharon McCurry

September 21, 2018

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Police Officer Garrett Hull who was tragically killed in the line of duty as well as the officers who continue to put themselves in harm's way.

CBP Officer(retired), Luis Otero
Department of Homeland Security/Bureau of Customs & Border Protection

September 20, 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 Officer, Garrett Hull, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow officer 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

September 19, 2018

RIP Officer Hull, Thank you for your service. My Prayers to your Family both blood and blue.

Deputy Terri Albright, #668
DuPage County Sheriff's Office

September 19, 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

September 18, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother

Lieutenant Vic Manata
Newark Police Department , Newark NJ

September 18, 2018

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Hull. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Fort Worth Police Department.

U.S. Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

September 18, 2018

The Abilene Police Department sends their condolences on your loss. We are grateful for the service and sacrifices Officer Garrett Hull demonstrated throughout his career to your department and community. Blessings as you honor his life.

Beth Reeves, Chaplain
Abilene Police Department

September 18, 2018

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Lieutenant E.Kemmer
Nevada Department of Public Safety

September 18, 2018

I Back The Blue and i send praises to your family

Ethan Bragdon Cadet
Fort Worth Police Explorers

September 18, 2018

Thank you for your service, brother.

Deputy Sheriff (Retired)
Ventura County (CA) Sheriff’s Office

September 18, 2018

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