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

Thank you for your service. Prayers for your Family and your Department.

Sergeant Monica Veney
Baltimore City Police Department

November 8, 2018

Rest easy brother. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Zachary Davis
USN Military Police

November 8, 2018

Scripture Readings of Comfort for Sergeant Ron Helus, of the Ventura County, California Sheriff’s Office and his Family and his Colleagues:

For the Lord Jesus proclaimed, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons [children] of God." [Matthew 5:9 ESV] and "Greater love has no one than this that someone lay down his life for his friends." [John 15:13 ESV]. Rest in Peace our Hero-in-Blue. We will take it from here! For the Lord Jesus promised, “… Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise!” [Luke 23:43 EVS] God speed my Brother-in-Blue!

And for the family, friends, and the law enforcement agency in which he served, please find comfort in Jesus’ words, “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4 NKJV]

“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake. Yea, though I walk in the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You anoint my head with oil; my cup runs over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life; and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” [Psalm 23:1-6 NKJV]

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D. Div.
Nashua and Merrimack NH Police Departments

November 8, 2018


Sheriff’s Detective Kenneth Seel
San Diego County Sheriff’s Department

November 8, 2018

I feel so blessed to have known his family. Ron was extremely selfless and courageous. He ran towards the danger, which is indicative of his heroism and valor. My heart is breaking for his family.

Thank you, Sargent Ron Helus.
Rest In Peace

In loving memory of Sargent Ron Helus, CA

November 8, 2018

Helus family and friends may God grant you all with a speedy healing.
Sgt. Helus thank you for your 29 years of Dedicated Service to your Community and to your Department. Most of all thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice in the line of Duty putting others first.

Res.Sgt.Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls Police,Ohio

November 8, 2018

Rest In Peace brother thank you for your service

Po Shaun Walters

November 8, 2018

Another hero to look up to. I will never forget your selfless act to protect those men and women. You will be taken in the arms of God.

Our job is a calling and I am reminded of that at times like this. You my friend, are a brave soldier. Thank you! May your family be comforted in these troubling days.

Sergeant Mike Fender
Irvine Police Department, Irvine Ca.

November 8, 2018

Rest in Peace Sgt. Helus

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

November 8, 2018

On behalf of the Police Unity Tour Chapter VIII, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Sergeant Ron Helus and the extended law enforcement family of the Ventura County Sheriff's Office. Sergeant Helus, may you sleep in everlasting peace.

Police Unity Tour Chapter VIII
Police Unity Tour Chapter VIII

November 8, 2018

Rest in Peace

Ed McConnell

November 8, 2018

May the Lord welcome you into His kingdom brother. Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the Children of God.

I pray your family is comforted and finds peace.

Senior Special Agent Allen Slonaker
Virginia ABC Authority Bureau of Law Enforcement

November 8, 2018

Rest easy my Brother.

Retired. Ron Buchholz
Santa Fe County Sheriff NM.(Ex LASD).

November 8, 2018

Final Salute Sergeant Helus. Thank you for your service. You are a hero. Rest peacefully in the presence of God. We are praying for the family and fellow officers.

Former Patrol Sergeant
Johnny Allison
Wylie TX Police Dept

November 8, 2018

Thank you for your service. Rest in Peace, Hero.

City of LA, City Clerk

November 8, 2018

God Bless and Keep you, Sgt. Helus. Such a brave heart. You gave your life for us. I shall not forget. No words enough to express my sorrow and gratitude.

Nancy Morand
Durham, Connecticut

November 8, 2018

Sergeant Helus, for your bravery, your unselfish offering of yourself, you have lost your life and left behind a wife and son. When you took your oath of office, you did it willingly and joyfully. Your reward will be great in heaven. May our good Lord immerse you and your family in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

November 8, 2018

Rest well, my brother. Your ultimate sacrifice, courage and bravery will be remembered for all the ages to come. We have the watch from here.

Correctional Officer Christopher Bonham
Colorado Department of Corrections

November 8, 2018

A hero today answered his final call. Running into the fray while others fled. Sir you kept your promise to serve and protect and paid the ultimate price. Tonight a family grieves a wife weeps and your children mourn. You have stood in the presence of our Lord and heard the words job well done my son. You have earned your place in heaven's gaurd. Rest in Peace Sir. Yoyr bravery will not be forgotten and thise you helped to save will always honor you

Retired CO Betty Smith
Volusia Co

November 8, 2018

Rest in peace

Sheriffs Deputy C.Price
Cook County Sheriffs Office

November 8, 2018

You made the ultimate sacrifice in a time where we are the perps and the perps are the victims, a true COP you showed true courage with all the back lash we receive you ran into a gun fight rest in peace brother.

Sheriffs Deputy C.Price
Cook County Sheriffs Office

November 8, 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 8, 2018

My deepest condolences on your loss. Prayers for your families both blood and Blue. Blue Strong!;

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

November 8, 2018

Rest in peace brother. We have the watch from here. My prayers are with your family and department.

Tommy Thomason
Signal 88 Security

November 8, 2018

Rest in peace Brother, Sincere condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of Sgt. Helus.

PO Donald Jung
NYPD Retired

November 8, 2018

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