Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Corrections Officer II Joseph Michael Parise

Minnesota Department of Corrections, Minnesota

End of Watch Monday, September 24, 2018

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Reflections for Corrections Officer II Joseph Michael Parise

Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 24, 2020

Corrections Officer II Parise rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 24, 2019

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

To the Parise family, fellow correctional officers, and all who call Joseph 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 Correctional Officer Parise gave to his community and the citizens of Minnesota and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on September 24, 2018.

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

September 7, 2019

Your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Your corrections brothers and sisters will always hold you in highest esteem. Tomorrow I will begin my trip to the wall in Washington DC, for you and for Brother Joe Gomm. This will be the trip for the two Joes. It will be all about the two Joes and their families. You were always there for us, we will be there for you, because hero's live forever. Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Paul Schanno
Minnesota Dept. of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

May 8, 2019

Today a mile of my run was in remembrance and a memorial to you sir. May your co workers, friends, and family find peace. Rest easy brother.

Lance Corporal TM Graham
South Carolina Highway Patrol

April 19, 2019

Merry Christmas Joe.
I miss you very badly.
We'll get the bad guys again someday... Someday...

Sgt. D. P. W.

December 25, 2018

Rest in peace, brother. You did your part. We have the watch from here.

Correctional Officer Christopher Bonham
Colorado Department of Corrections

December 24, 2018

Hope the other Officer is doing well. Condolences and prayers for the family, friends, amd colleagues of this Officer. Rest easy brother, we'll keep watch from here.

Correctional Officer Nigel Singer
Indiana Department of Correction

November 20, 2018

Rest in Peace! Thank you for your service! My heart goes out to the family and fellow officers/staff! Be strong!

Booking Dept. Office Specialist Karen Br
Yakima County Dept of Corrections

October 22, 2018

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.

Javier Cornejo, Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department, Milwaukee WI

October 3, 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 Corrections Officer, Joseph Parise, from complications of a prisoner attack. A corrections officer position is a very dangerous job and the men and women who perform this duty are very important on what they do. Corrections Officer Parise with his bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed. Our prayers and thoughts to the three additional corrections officers that were injured for a safe and speedy recovery.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

October 3, 2018

R.I.P brother. May you rest with the lord. Prayers to you and your family.

C.O Officer Juan Corona Jr

October 1, 2018

My condolences to Officer Parise's family. I wish you all well and you will be in my prayers.

Sergeant D.F. Mulligan
New York State Dept of Corrections

October 1, 2018

My sincere and deepest condolence for the family and friends of Corrections Officer Joseph Parise on their loss. Thank you for your service and God bless you and those like you who make our communities and our country a better place to live and raise our children. Rest in peace.

CBP Officer(retired), Luis Otero
DHS/Bureau of Customs & Border Protection

September 30, 2018

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

James Waggle

September 30, 2018

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Jamie D Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office

September 30, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother

Criminal Investigator Greg Kouba
Victoria County Sheriff’s Office, Victoria, Texas

September 29, 2018

I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers. RIP.

Frank J.Corasaniti II,Retired Fire Lt.
Baltimore City Fire Department

September 29, 2018

I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers. RIP.

Frank J.Corasaniti II,Retired Fire Lt.
Baltimore City Fire Department

September 28, 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 Joseph'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

“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

September 28, 2018

Rest In Peace Officer Parise.

Park Ranger Supervisor Gordon Campbell
Anoka County Park Rangers, Anoka County, MN- Badge#16

September 28, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother LEO.

Detective D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

September 27, 2018

Thank you for your dedicated service Corrections Officer Joseph Parise. My condolences go out to your family, friends and the Minnesota Department of Corrections. May you rest in eternal peace.

PSO A. Marwaha
Campus Public Safety

September 27, 2018

A tragic loss on so many levels. My prayers are with the family, both at work, and especially at home.

God Bless you, Brother and may your eternal rest be ever peaceful.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

September 27, 2018

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