Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Loren Yalith Vasquez

Waller County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, October 31, 2018

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Loren Yalith Vasquez

Requiescat in Pacem

Police Officer Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

November 1, 2018

God bless you sister. Rest peacefully. Never forgotten

Police Officer Adis Ibrekic
Notre Dame Police Department

November 1, 2018

What a shame to be taken so young and early in her career. All give some, some give all. Rest in Peace!

Ptl. Bryan Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake OH PD

November 1, 2018

Rest in peace sister. Thank you for your service. God's speed ma'am.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

November 1, 2018

Rest In Peace!

Sgt. CCB (Ret)

November 1, 2018

Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace sister.

Correctional Officer Paul Schanno
Hennepin County (Minneapolis)-ACF

November 1, 2018

To the family of Deputy Sheriff Loren Vasquez, friends, Sheriff Glenn Smith and the
Waller County Sheriff's Office.

You are lifted up in thought and prayers. May God comfort, hold you close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service.
"Blessed are the peace makers, for they shall be called the children of God." Matthew 5:9

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Cherry / O'Berry Police Department, NC

November 1, 2018

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

November 1, 2018

We have the watch from here my sister. Rest in peace and blessings to your family.

Senior Police Officer Doug Galluccio
City of Charleston (SC) Police Department

November 1, 2018

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers ofDeputy Sheriff Loren Vasquez during this very difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May the happy moments from the past bring forth precious memories to cherish for a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Loren Vasquez.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit Police Officer Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04

November 1, 2018

May the Lord comfort your family, friends and coworkers at this most difficult time.
Thank you for you service.
Rest in peace.

Sergeant David Sheetz (retired)
Houston Police Dept.

November 1, 2018

Rest in Peace My Sister in Arms

Anrae Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

November 1, 2018

So sad, rest in peace Sister Loren, you are a true American Hero and will never be forgotten for your service and courage.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 07/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs OK PD

November 1, 2018

Thank you for your service sister.

Detective Sgt. Sonya Harden
East Baton Parish Sheriff's Office

November 1, 2018

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whose blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

November 1, 2018

Que Dios le de mucha fortaleza a toda su familia y compañeros de trabajo.

Sargento Danny R. Valentín
Policía de P.R.

November 1, 2018

Rest In Peace my Sister

Deputy Shannon Yates
Covington County Sheriff Department

November 1, 2018

Rest in peace, Deputy Vasquez. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

November 1, 2018

Rest In Peace Deputy Vasquez. May your service to your community never be forgotten. Condolences to all family, friends and colleagues.

Officer (Ret.) Domenic DiGiovanni
Customs and Border Protection

November 1, 2018

Prayers for your family after this tragic event. Rest In Peace and thank you for your service.

Retired Captain Bart Terrell
Dallas County Sheriff

November 1, 2018

God speed.....

Police Officer Suzy Regan (retired)
LAPD-Modesto PD

November 1, 2018

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Vasquez. A Lone Star state heroine!

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 1, 2018

Rest In Peace...

Retired Detective
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

November 1, 2018

Thank you for your service. RIP.

Sergeant Brian J. Wills II
Oswego County Sheriff's Office

November 1, 2018

Prayers to your family. May You Rest in Eternal Paradise. Thank you for your service.

Police Officer Elizabeth Gamez
Cicero Police Dept.

November 1, 2018

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