Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Terrence Felipe Carraway

Florence Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, October 3, 2018

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Reflections for Sergeant Terrence Felipe Carraway

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 Terrence's life and death will bring glory to God.

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

October 8, 2018

Thank you so much for your sacrifice. You paid the ultimate price. My prayers are going out to your family.

Recruit Jonathan Castillo
Los Angeles County Sheriff

October 8, 2018

My heart is heavy. Not knowing why someone could be this evil. Sgt Carraway was happy go lucky, and would give his last so that someone less fortunate could have. I lost a friend. A friend of 30 years. His wife loss her husband, her companion, her sooolele mate, forver. His son is now fatherless. But as his ftiend, I am his son's godfather and I vow to fulfill what is promsed. As a former Lt , Sgt, and Field Training Officer, I new Sgt Carta from hie first day oof duty. He will be greatly missed.

SRO Gerald Cameron
Florence Police Dept.

October 7, 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

October 7, 2018

On behalf of Moms Back the Blue of the St. Louis County Police Family Association, we offer
our heartfelt condolences to the family (blood and blue) and friends of Police Officer Carraway.
We will be forever indebted to you for your selfless service and sacrifice.
Always Honored; Never Forgotten.

Proud Moms from
Moms Back the Blue of the
St. Louis County Police Family Association

October 7, 2018

My the God comfort be with the friends and family. 2 CORINTHIANS 1:3-4

Jennifer Duncan

October 7, 2018

Officer Caraway, you served for thirty years, unselfishly putting your life in danger each and every day. Our good Lord will reward you abundantly. May He grant you His peace and immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

October 7, 2018

To the Family of Terrence Carraway I wish to extend my sincere condolences for your loss. Death is truly an enemy especially when one has not lived out their days. I have found comfort in Jesus Christ promise at John 5:28, 29 “Do not marvel at this, the hour is coming when all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out. Those who did good things to a resurrection of life..” Thus we have the sure hope of being reunited with those we love who have fallen asleep in death.

J. Brooks

October 7, 2018

Gone too soon. RIP my brother

Officer M. Waters
Seattle PD

October 7, 2018



October 6, 2018

God bless you Officer Carraway. Praying for your family. Thank you for your service . Your sacrifice is not in vain, for you will be remembered.

S. Wachter
Policeman's daughter

October 6, 2018

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Police Officer Terrence Carraway. Please know we are eternally grateful for Terrence’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Officer Carraway, POINT 27 sent 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 Florence Police Department’s Chief, for Terrence’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 Officer Carraway’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

Jerry M. Rhodes
Dallas Police Department (retired)

October 6, 2018


Even though I never met you in this life, I served as an MP in the US Army so have been in your shoes before. I salute your service, courage and bravery. I pray for your family in my heart. I also pray that your murderer, or what ever it is that you prefer I call them, is punished to the max. Thank you

Josh Holcomb former US Army MP
[email protected]

October 6, 2018

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Officer Carraway and the Florence Police Department during this time. Thank you, Officer Carraway, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

October 6, 2018

Rest in peace Sgt Carraway, my sincere condolences to your family and to your department. God speed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Your ultimate sacrifice will not be forgotten.


October 6, 2018

A Protector, a Guardian, and True Hero for thirty years. Please watch over us, your Blue Brothers and Blue Sisters, while we continue to serve with pride and dignity. You made the ultimate sacrifice Sir. The Thin Blue Line continues, and we will take it from here.

Officer Patrol Beat cop
Rhode Island

October 6, 2018

Rest In Peace my Brother

Lieutenant Shannon Yates
University of Southern Mississippi Police Dept

October 6, 2018

Officer Carraway, you were gunned down by a coward and you died a hero. How tragic that you had to die, when you didn't. This individual could have given up, but instead decided to take your life and the lives of other Law Enforcement Officers. So far, thank God, the others survive.

You have earned a special place in Heaven and yet, I know in my heart you will be right here, watching over all, both family and colleagues alike and so long as those who know and love you best keep you in their hearts and minds, you will never truly be far from them.

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

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

October 6, 2018

Rest in Peace Officer Carraway. My sympathies to your family, colleagues and friends.

SFC William Farrell
US Army Military Police Ret.

October 5, 2018

Officer Carraway,
Thank you for your BRAVERY and your willingness to sacrifice yourself to protect and save your Fellow Officers. You will be forever a True HERO!
Prayers for the Family, Friends, and Fellow Officers.

Kaye Bills, Caring Private Citizen,
Grateful to ALL who had the Courage to Serve and made
" The Ultimate Sacrifice!"
Rest In Peace!

October 5, 2018

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

(Ret.) Tpr. Dean Aires
PA State Police

October 5, 2018

R.I.P. You are a real hero! prayers to you family, blood and blue

Citizen Matthew Waldeck

October 5, 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.

October 5, 2018

Another brother has fallen and my heart goes out to the Florence Police Department and the family of this hero. I was raised in Anderson, South Carolina. I served with the Oakland California Police Department from 1966-1988. May he rest in peace

Retired Police Officer Jim McCuen
Oakland California Police Department

October 5, 2018

You have served your city well, unfortunately it is time you leave that duty to others. RIP my brother Never Forgotten

Barry E Ashton Dep Chief (ret)
Rockland PD, MA

October 5, 2018

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