Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Deidre Irene Mengedoht

Louisville Metro Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, December 24, 2018

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Reflections for Detective Deidre Irene Mengedoht

My sweet baby girl everyday I feel the pain of losing you. I know one day I'll once again be able to hug you and see you, never losing you ever again.
Rest in Heavenly Peace my Angel

Brenda Young

December 24, 2023

Prayers for your son and loved ones! You’re a hero and didn’t deserve the tragic ending you were dealt! Rest in Heaven!

K Portivent
Supporter of the Blue

February 8, 2022


Lynne Samanns

December 24, 2020

I loved you from the moment God gave me you my sweet little girl, I'll love you forever.
God will bring us together again then I will no longer be a broken Mom.
I think of you and miss you every single day, it feels like time has stood still
I love you baby girl

Mother, Brenda Stotts Young

December 24, 2020

Rest in peace Detective Mengedoht.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 24, 2019

Remembering you as we finish up police week. I miss you friend.

Ofc. Demetrius Latham, Jr.
Louisville Metro Police Department

May 14, 2019

Continued Prayers for your family. Rest In Peace, Detective.

911 Supervisor
Louisville Metro Emergency Services/MetroSafe

March 31, 2019

RIP Detective Mengedoht. My sympathies are with your family, colleagues and friends.

SFC William L Farrell
US Army Military Police, Ret

March 14, 2019

Deidre knew where she needed to serve before she graduated the academy. I was worried for her from the start but her love for Christ and calling to serve was greater than my worry. Deidre cared deeply for those she swore to protect, and the community she felt called to serve.

She was an amazing mother, her son was her heart and her whole world. I had the privilege of watching her care for and love her son and mine. Her son is the sweetest boy I know. Our boys have known each other from a young age and I pray that they continue to be close like Deidre and I have been since our youth. I miss her more than anything I have ever lost but I know she is in the presence of our lord and savior Jesus Christ in eternal happiness. Her character is unimpeachable and she is a great, loving, christian woman that should be remembered as such.


January 20, 2019

RIP American Hero

Ed McConnell Asst Chief of Police Ret.

January 8, 2019

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Detective Mengedoht. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Louisville Metro Police Department.

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

January 8, 2019

Rest In Peace Sister Rest Easy Now.

SA Kerry Lingo
Army CID Agent

January 7, 2019

May god bless her sweet in tears for my sister

Retired Po Adele Jaghalian
Roanoke county pd

January 6, 2019

You gave the ultimate sacrifice. You will not be forgotten. Thoughts and prayers to your family, friends and co-workers. RIP

Marie C
NJ Citizien

January 3, 2019

R.I.P. SISTER Mengedoht!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

January 3, 2019

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 Deidre'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

January 2, 2019

R.IP. Det. Mengedoht and prayers to your family

patrick kelly

January 2, 2019

Rest in Peace Detective Mengedoht. Thank you for your Service.
My Prayers to your Family both Blood and Blue.

Deputy Terri Albright, #668
DuPage County Sheriff's Office

January 1, 2019

Detective Mengedoht, You were taken from us in a horrible way under what would normally be routine circumstances. You are gone, but it's your son and others who know and love you best that will do the suffering due to the negligence of one person.

We all mourn and we all hurt, even if we never met you.

God Bless you, Sister and may you forever Rest in Peace. So long as they keep you in their hearts and minds, you will never truly be gone from those you left behind. May God bless them as well.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

January 1, 2019

May God’s Great Love comfort your family and fellow officers. Mahalo Nui Loa for your service , you will continue living in all our hearts .

Retired Contra Costa Sheriffs Department
Retired Contra Costa County Sheriffs Department

December 31, 2018

Rest In Peace!

Captain Ray Waters
Pitt County Sheriff Office, NC

December 31, 2018

Oh! Detective Mengedoht! Words cannot express the sorrow felt when reading the circumstances of your tragic death. May God Bless you and make you whole in Heaven. May He look after your son here along with you! Be at Peace, now.

Sergeant (Ret.) Mary Milam
Chicago Police Department

December 29, 2018

RIP Sister. You will never be forgotten.

Sergeant Mike Chicken Metcalf
Los Angeles County Sherifff

December 28, 2018

RIP Sister. You will never be forgotten.

Sergeant Mike “ Chicken” Metcalf
Los Angeles County Sherifff

December 28, 2018

Rest in peace Sister! We have the watch from here. My God Bless your family and friends.

LT. A. Orozco

December 28, 2018

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