Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Ronald Lee Helus

Ventura County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Thursday, November 8, 2018

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Reflections for Sergeant Ronald Lee Helus

It always amazes me how when a person starts shooting and while everyone else is running FROM the gunfire , you guys run TOWARDS the gunfire. May you now ready in in peace in God's loving arms.

Bradley Baker
No relation

January 17, 2019

Rest in peace Sergeant Helus.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 10, 2019

Sgt.Helus it was an honor to attend your services and pay respect to a hero who made the ultimate sacrifice for the community. I sir thank you for your service but now its time to rest my brother, your brothers and sisters in LEO will handle from here until we meet in heaven.

Officer Michael Gonzalez
Pacific Grove Police Department

December 24, 2018

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Sergeant Ron Helus. Please know we are eternally grateful for Ron’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Sergeant Helus, POINT 27 sent 27 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 Ventura County Sheriff’s Office for Ron’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 Sergeant Helus’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)

December 17, 2018


Bobby Jenkins
Florida State FOP

December 13, 2018

Warrior Sergeant Helus ran in while others ran out. As bullets flew, he shielded the flock from danger and engaged the wolf head on. Sergeant Helus gave the ultimate sacrifice and will never be forgotten. We'll take it from here Sarge. Protect us from above sir!

Detective M.R. Warren #93
Newark PD, California

December 10, 2018

Thank you for your service Sarge; a true hero. God bless you and your family.

Police Officer
Dallas Police Department

November 29, 2018

Sadly, I never had the honor of serving with you but I am very happy to call you a brother. You gave your all and for that we are all eternally grateful. May your sacrifice and your memory live on forever.

Corrections Officer K. Ryan
Ventura County Probation

November 26, 2018

You ran towards the gun fire and in so doing, gave your life in defense of those many frightened civilians, praying for someone to help them. You were the answer to those prayers. Your death was not in vain but is a tragic loss, nonetheless. God bless Ron, you will be sorely missed.
Thank you sir!

Deputy Sheriff (retired)

November 23, 2018

Your a Hero, and Your Sacrifice doesn’t go unnoticed...You saved many Lives and will be Greatly Missed. Prayers for the Family and Dept. Hold the Line! Back the Blue!

Firefighter Pete Parsons

November 22, 2018

You gave all in the ultimate testament of love for your community. There is no greater love.

RN Dan Conner

November 20, 2018

I hope your family can take comfort in knowing that when you met Jesus face to face His words were of mighty praise to you. "Well done my good and faithful servant, well done!" Thank you for your heroism every day you put on that uniform and for the sacrifices you made to save so many throughout the years. Soar with the angels!!

Citizen Penny Dulaff

November 19, 2018

You sacrifice will never go unrecognized. "... whoever opposes the authority has taken a stand against the arrangement of God; those who have taken a stand against it will bring judgement on themselves." Rom 13:2

Detective Sergeant (Ret.) Tom Kauffman

November 18, 2018

You sacrifice will never go unrecognized. "... whoever opposes the authority has taken a stand against the arrangement of God; those who have taken a stand against it will bring judgement on themselves." Rom 13:2

Detective Sergeant (Ret.) Tom Kauffman

November 18, 2018

Sgt. Helus,

May you rest in the arms of our Lord and may he be with your family.

Thank you for your sacrifice.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

November 18, 2018

So saddened to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

November 17, 2018

Your bravery will not be forgotten! My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, co-workers and the victims of this senseless act. Deepest and heartfelt sympathy to all of them. RIP.

Marie Catrino
NJ Citizen

November 16, 2018

Ron Helus, I'm watching your memorial on TV as I write this. The story about you proposing to your wife at Charlie Browns and that specific location... Rest easy Sgt. we've got the watch from here.

Police Officer
Westminster Police Dept.

November 15, 2018

Sergeant Ron Helus gave his life trying to save the lives of innocent people out for the evening. Sergeant Helus ran into the gunfire to prevent the crazed shooter from carrying out his actions. It was reported that Sergeant Helus loved helping people. He did just that for 29 years of Loyal and Dedicated service to the people of Ventura County.
Rest in Peace Sergeant Helus as your End of Watch has arrived.

Sergeant Dennis P. Zine, ret.
Los Angeles Police Department

November 15, 2018

Praying for your family brother that they will remain strong during this very difficult time. May God keep everyone of your agency's Brothers and Sisters during this tragic time. RIP Brother!!!!

Master Deputy & Antoine Thomas
Wake County Sheriff's Office

November 14, 2018

"Carved on these walls is the story of America, of a continuing quest to preserve both democracy and decency, and to protect a national treasure that we call the American dream."
President George H.W. Bush
Rest in peace brother, God Speed.

Sgt. C.M. Grubbs
Harrisonburg Police Department(Va.)

November 14, 2018

Rest in peace Brother.

Lieutenant Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

November 14, 2018

Rest in Peace Sergeant Ron Helus , and thank you for your service to your community and to our nation.

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

November 13, 2018

Brother...You made the ultimate sacrifice. Many will never understand why we do what we do. Rest in peace.

Detective Nelson-Edwards-Retired
Montclair, NJ

November 13, 2018

Sgt. Helus, how brave and selfless you are. So loyal to the people you serve that you laid down your life and paid the ultimate sacrifice to save others. My respect for you cannot be described in words. You lived true to the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics and are an exemplary model for others across the world to follow . "As a Law Enforcement Officer, my fundamental duty is to serve mankind; to safeguard lives and property; to protect the innocent against deception, the weak against oppression or intimidation, and the peaceful against violence or disorder…………………"

Be in peace brother,

Sgt. Jim Boydd
Corona PD (Ret.)

November 13, 2018

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