Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer David Paul Romrell

South Salt Lake Police Department, Utah

End of Watch Saturday, November 24, 2018

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Reflections for Police Officer David Paul Romrell


Nebraska Police Officer

December 15, 2018

Rest In Peace brother.

Corporal (Retired) Glenn Elliott
Temple Police Department--Temple,Tx

December 12, 2018

Your courage in helping to apprehend this murderous felon certainly saved others. There is no greater honor. May your Big Sleep be peaceful and joyful in the House of God.

Holly Rockwell-Celerier

December 4, 2018

Rest in peace, Officer Romrell. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time. May our Heavenly Father stand in the gap for your son and pour out extra measures of love and protection.

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

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

December 4, 2018

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Romrell. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at South Salt Lake Police Department.

U.S. Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

December 3, 2018

Semper Fi, brother. Rest easy.

Trooper A. Guzman
Alaska State Troopers

December 2, 2018


Anrae Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

December 1, 2018

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

November 30, 2018

My condolences to the family and friends of Police Officer David Romrell. Losing a loved one is always difficult. Please try to take comfort in Jesus words found at John 5:28,29 where he said that there would be a resurrection. Just think of the time when you will see your loved ones again, in paradise conditions, here on earth.

Cpl. William Stanback (Retired)
Pennsylvania State Police

November 29, 2018

Semper Fidelis! - Always Faithful! to your God, Country, and Corps. In truth, Marines are Always Faithful to their families first and foremost. As a police officer, Marines are also Always Faithful to the citizens they serve. I believe that Officer Romrell's wife was Japanese. My wife is also Japanese, and I am a Marine and a Criminal Investigator currently stationed in Okinawa, Japan. I also hail from Utah. I can relate to this Marine's situation and I can only imagine what his wife is going through. We wish them the best. This Marine gave ALL.

MSgt Trevor Hansen
U.S. Marine Corps Criminal Investigation Division, Camp Butler, Japan

November 29, 2018

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God”. Matthew 5:9

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

November 28, 2018

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well.

Douglas Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Central Macomb Lodge #187 Macomb County Mich

November 28, 2018

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

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

November 28, 2018

On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Police Officer David Romrell and the extended law enforcement family of the South Salt Lake Police Department, Utah.

End of Watch Saturday, November 24, 2018

Rest in Peace brother and watch over us. We will protect and serve from here on in your honor.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

November 28, 2018

On behalf of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard, we send our deepest sympathies and condolences. R.I.P. Officer Romrell, may God bless you and keep you. May God comfort your family, friends and all our brothers and sisters with the South Salt Lake Police Department. May God wrap you in his loving arms and grant your family and friends strength, comfort and peace during this difficult time. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers my brother. Please know that we will never forget you and your service. Fidelis Ad Mortem my brother, we remain Standing Tall For Those Who Have Fallen, we have the watch from here.

Corporal James Barth
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard, Tampa, Fla.

November 28, 2018

Semper Fi, Brother in Arms and Brother of the Badge
My son, Todd, served in the 4th LAR. I am a Vietnam
Veteran. It is always harder on those who wait than
on those who serve. Carry on.

Deputy Dennis Chapman, Retired
Utah County Sheriff's Office, United States Marine Corps

November 27, 2018

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Jamie D Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office

November 27, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother

Public Affairs Officer Janet Sanchez
Yuma Police Department

November 27, 2018

Our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Officer David Romrell. We thank you for your service and may you rest in peace! God Bless.

DeKalb, IL Police Department

November 27, 2018

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

National Police Wives Association

November 27, 2018

Officer Romrell, Thank you first and foremost for your service as a Marine in protecting the greatest country and defending our freedom that we are granted because of your service. Thank you for your service as an officer in protecting and serving the citizens of your assigned jurisdiction. Although your life ended so early due to the actions of the offender, thanks for making the “Ultimate Sacrifice.” May GOD bless you and your family abundantly and that he watches over your extended law enforcement family to keep them safe. Rest In Peace Brother!!!

Sgt. (Ret) Steve Davis
Maricopa County S.O.

November 27, 2018

Officer Romrell, you will soon be in a place where there will be no more pain and sufferings and you will be in the company of angels and saints and most of all, our Lord Jesus Christ and His mother. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant. Don't worry about your baby. Our Lord will take care of him and his mom and he will surely grow up a good man like his daddy. May the Lord immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy for all eternity.

Jess Espinosa

November 27, 2018

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Lieutenant E.Kemmer
Nevada Department of Public Safety

November 27, 2018

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 David'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

November 27, 2018

RIP Officer Romrell. You were a true hero and your passing is so tragic. Sincere condolences to his wife and son and God give them strength through this sad time.

Constable Tessa Le Roux
South African Police Service

November 27, 2018

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