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

Another crack in the line and still we continue to hold. Rest in Peace brother.

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

September 24, 2018

Rest in peace brother, we'll take it from here. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Parise during this time of tragic and senseless loss.

Deputy Donnie Meaders
Okfuskee County (OK) Sheriff's Office

September 24, 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.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.

September 24, 2018

The thoughts, hearts and prayers of everyone here at CCPD go out to the families, both blood and blue, of Officer Parise. May the Good Lord give you strength, comfort and peace.
He swore an oath to serve and protect and he made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of that oath.

Lt. Michael Caldwell, Chaplain
Cape Carteret Police Department, Cape Carteret, NC.

September 24, 2018

RIP. May his soul rest in Heaven.

First Sergeant Tom Webb, Retired
New York State Police

September 24, 2018

May God hold you in His loving arms and you rest in eternal peace. Blue Strong!

Blue Strong supporter. Marianne White-Wo
Blue Lives Matter/Thin Blue Line/Back the Blue

September 24, 2018

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

S. I. Drake - Lt/IPD | IMPD (Ret)
Indianapolis Police

September 24, 2018

I am honored to have worked many shifts with you. You are the type of person to have anyone of your coworkers back. Rest easy.

Officer J C
Minneapolis Police Department

September 24, 2018

A Prayer for Corrections Officer Joseph Parise:

Lord God of mercy, peace, and love, we remember before Your throne in this moment our Brother-in-Blue, Corrections Officer Joseph Parise, of the Minnesota Department of Corrections, who sacrificed his life in the Line-of-Duty. We recall with gratitude and respect all that he stood for in this life. Help us to live in the companionship of his spirit. May we be kind to the family, friends, and colleagues he loved; devoted to the state in which he served; and loyal to the causes which he championed in law enforcement. Thus, in our life, may he live on, to our great comfort, to the betterment of Your creation, and to the furthering of Your most Holy Will.

Heavenly Father, be with the family, friends, and colleagues of this fallen hero. Comfort them and give them Your strength. Guide those who seek to take care of the family of this hero. May those empowered to do so, care for them with integrity. In commemorating the death of this hero, help those who mourn to remember that death is not the end. Death does not have the final say, but is simply the transition to the glorious life to come. They should look forward to that life to come with joy and thanksgiving.

Almighty God, we ask that you grant us a deeper appreciation of the efforts of all law enforcement officers who serve our communities, states, and country daily. For their dedication to our security, order and peace, we give You thanks. May they be encouraged in their work which benefits us all. Help us to grow that spirit of community that will make their job both easy and fulfilling. And now may our fellowship together and Your blessing today bring a renewed sense of joy to each of us. Amen.

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons [children] of God." [Matthew 5:9 ESV]

"Greater love has no one than this that someone lay down his life for his friends." [John 15:13 ESV]

Chaplain Steven Robert Closs, D. Div., M.S.B.S., B.S.B.S.
Ordained & Licensed Independent Christian Minister
Ministry: The Law Enforcement Chaplaincy
Chaplain: Merrimack NH Police Department [Since 2014]
Member of the National Association of Christian Ministers

Captain Steven R.Closs (Retired)
Nashua NH Police Department

September 24, 2018

Rest in peace

Agent Ismael Silva
Puerto Rico State Police

September 24, 2018

Rest, brother.

PFC Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

September 24, 2018

After the judge sentences a convicted felon to incarceration, few think about the dedicated officers that manage these criminals while they are incarcerated. The corrections officer that manage these felons as they protect society are truly unsung heroes.

R Smith. Deputy Warden, retired.

September 24, 2018

Requiescat in Pacem

Police Officer Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

September 24, 2018

RIP Brother. Prayers for the family and staff

Bruce McLaughlin retired
Harford County Sheriffs Department

September 24, 2018

Rest In Peace Corrections Officer Parise

DOD Officer James Friedman
Naval Weapons Station Police Charleston, SC

September 24, 2018

I was once a C.O. For the state of Ga. and that is a thankless and incredibly dangerous job to say the least. I tip my hat to you sir for the service you gave. Always heavy on our hearts when a brother or sister in BLUE fall. Rest In Peace brother.

Patrol officer #523. Thomas Howard
Bremen P.D. Bremen, Ga.

September 24, 2018

R I P Brother

Herbie Buck Ret. Officer

September 24, 2018

Rest easy Brother, Thank you for your service. You won’t be forgotten.

Blessed are the peacemakers: For they shall be called the children of God.

Matthew 5:9

Jerry Matalone #8046 (Retired)
Des Moines Iowa Police Department

September 24, 2018

RIP officer. Prayers to your blood, love and blue families!

Deputy Sheriff Terri Van Houten
Rock Country Sheriff's Office

September 24, 2018

A corrections 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 Minnesota Department of Corrections. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

September 24, 2018

Rest In Peace My Brother

Deputy Shannon Yates
Covington County Sheriff Department

September 24, 2018

Rest easy brother will take it from here

Correction officer G Acosta
New York State department of corrections

September 24, 2018

God bless you Officer John Parise for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends, and to your brothers and sisters from the Minnesota Department of Corrections. Rest in Peace Brother.

Officer Jim Drabos (Retired)
San Gabriel (CA) Police Department

September 24, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother

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

September 24, 2018

Rest easy brother we got the line from here

Patrol Officer Rashaun Phelps
Metro Public Saftey

September 24, 2018

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