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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

"The Final Inspection"
The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"
The policeman squared his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.
But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.
I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."
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Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police department
Powell, Wyoming

December 25, 2018

Rest In Peace...

Retired Detective Ed Falkowski
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

December 25, 2018

Thinking of your son during this time...Rest in Peace my sister in blue.

Senior Police Officer Doug Galluccio
City of Charleston SC Police Dept

December 25, 2018

Rest in Peace Det. Mengedoht. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Mengedoht Family and the Louisville Metro Police Department.

Cpl. Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office
Wayne, New Jersey

December 25, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with your friends and loved ones. Thank you for your service. Rest in peace, Detective Mengedoht.

Wendy Boardman
Citizen

December 25, 2018

My thoughts and prayers go out to those you’ve left behind. May the Lord fill your loved ones with the Peace that surpasses all understanding. Your love, strength, commitment and memory shall be remembered always. Rest easy, sister. We’ll hold the line!

Captain Jeff Wynn
De Soto Police Department, Missouri

December 25, 2018

Father, I pray now for this family as they morn the loss of this sweet lady. Father be with her son as he will start this Christmas Day without his mom. Be with the department and friends in the difficult day ahead.

May Your peace, comfort and strength help them face each moment of each day.


I pray this in Jesus Name. AMEN

Chaplain Jim Brackeen
Richmond Hill Police Department

December 25, 2018

Heroes live forever. Prayers to family and friends.

BLR

December 25, 2018

Detective Mengedoht, my prayers are for your young son who lost his mother on what is supposed to be the most joyous day of the year. Only God knows why He has taken you back to Him. May He grant you His peace, may your reward be abundant, and may He immerse you and your son in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

December 25, 2018

Rest in Peace Detective. Thoughts and Prayers for all. Thank you for your Service.

Sgt. D. Brown (ret.)
Tarrant County Sheriffs Dept.

December 25, 2018

My deepest condolences to the Law Enforcement Community, Detective Mendgedoht's family and friends. I thank God for young men and women in Law Enforcement.

Retired Lt. Daniel J. Armstrong
Montgomery Co. Sheriff Office Clarksville TN

December 25, 2018

Rest In Peace My Sister

Deputy Shannon Yates
Covington County Sheriff Department

December 25, 2018

Nemo me impune lacessit.

Trooper III Randall Loftin II
Texas Highway Patrol

December 25, 2018

My heartfelt sympathy. So tragic. My condolences to all who knew, loved and respected you. Especially your little boy.

Janet Mafay
A stranger who cares

December 25, 2018

Rest in peace Detective Deidre Mengedoht. My thoughts and prayers to your family during this very trying time.

Linda Bunn Correctional Officer II
Georgia Department of Corrections

December 25, 2018

Rest in peace. My thoughts are with this young ladies son and family from across the pond in the U.K. from a recently retired detective, and father of a serving officer.

Mick McAnulty
Retired Detective Constable UK

December 25, 2018

I am so sorry for the loss of this young person. I pray that God will send guidance and love for her son. Rest in peace.

SHARON BARFIELD
Healthcare worker in Louisville Kentucky

December 25, 2018

Rest In Peace sister. We have the watch from here.

Sergeant Troy Ostby
Sheridan Police Department - Colorado

December 25, 2018

All give some but some gave all. You will never be forgotten. Rest easy sister.

Officer James Reagan
Chaffee PD

December 25, 2018

R.I. P. Ma'am. You have earned it. God be with your family and friends. Provide them comfort in time of tragedy.

Cpl. E. Jones Sr.
ST. Tammany S.O., La.

December 25, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers go out to LMPD and this Officers family.

Chaplain Timothy Polley
Grant County Sheriff’s Office

December 25, 2018

Rest in peace detective, your life matter all around the world inside the BluelineBrotherhood. Thanks for your service, all my support to your little one, your family and friends, your department.

Staff Sergeant LOHRER Mikael
French Gendarmerie Nationale

December 25, 2018

We in Canada share in your grief and please know that we stand with you. Our deepest sympathies and our thoughts are with you. We stand together. Always.

Simon Wills, Volunteer Case Worker
New Westminster Police (British Columbia)

December 25, 2018

RIP Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Continued prayers to your families both blood and blue.

Beth Blake

December 25, 2018

Rest in peace Detective. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family and loved ones. You were taken too young and this tragedy will forever change the lives of many. Thank you for your service. Now rest in the arms of the Lord and help him to watch over your son. We will take it from here.

Officer Robert Miskell
Francisco Police Department

December 25, 2018

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