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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

Another life taken too soon. My prayers are with the entire LMPD and the family of Detective Mengedoht. May her memory live on forever in those who knew and loved her. Rest in Peace.

Detective William K. Murdock
Atlanta Police Department

December 28, 2018

My condolences to the family and friends of Detective Deidre Irene Mengedoht. 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

December 28, 2018

Thank you for your service, sister. RIP.

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

December 28, 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 sister.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

December 28, 2018

On behalf of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard, we send our deepest sympathies and condolences. R.I.P. Detective Mengedoht, may God bless you and keep you. May God comfort your family, friends and all our brothers and sisters with the Louisville Metro 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 sister. Please know that you and your service will never be forgotten. Fidelis Ad Mortem my sister, 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.

December 27, 2018

My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Detective Deidre Mengedoht on their loss. Rest in peace, and thank you for your dedicated service to your community.

CBP Officer(retired), Luis Otero
DHS/Bureau Of Customs And Border Protection

December 27, 2018

RIP Sister

Maj. T. Jett Retired
Montgomery AL PD

December 27, 2018

Prayers for the family of Detective Deidre Mengedont who was taken way to soon due to a impaired driver who hit her while she stopped a vehicle. Prayers are with her family and the Louisville Kentucky Metro Police Department. RIP DETECTIVE MENGEDONT.

Stephen Boyd
Private Citizen

December 27, 2018

Rest In Peace

Po Shaun Walters

December 27, 2018

Thank you for your service to the community, Detective Deidre Mengedoht.
Your efforts are truly appreciated.
May God have mercy on your soul and may you rest in peace.
I wish your son peace and all good.

Terry Murphy
St. Paul Police Department - Class of 1970

December 27, 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
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and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

December 27, 2018

May God strengthen your family during this very difficult time. My prayer is that God will also comfort your family in blue. Rest in Peace My Sister!!

Master Deputy & Antoine Thomas
Wake County Sheriff's Office

December 27, 2018

On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Detective Deidre Mengedoht and the extended law enforcement family Louisville Metro Police Department, Kentucky.

End of Watch Monday, December 24, 2018

Rest in Peace sister and watch over us.

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

December 27, 2018

Rest In Eternal Peace.
God bless your family.

NYPD widow

December 27, 2018


Constable Tessa Le Roux
South African Police Service

December 27, 2018

Heartfelt condolences to her family, brothers and sisters in blue, and all who knew her. What a blessing to know that life’s final journey leads to the eternal peace that waits for us in Heaven. We hope it softens your sadness to know that even now, she is walking in the light of God’s love. Prayers for peace, strength, guidance, direction and comfort in the coming days.

Lisa Grantham
Former LEO

December 27, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr., ASAC
Federal Air Marshal Service

December 27, 2018

May G-d grant your family solice and comfort at this time, and may your service always be a source of pride for them.

patrol officer Jay Weiss
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Police

December 27, 2018

Rest In Peace Detective Mengedoht, our sister in Blue.

Detective D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

December 26, 2018

Rest in peace Detective Deidre Mengedoht. You are a true hero.

Jamie D Davis
Deputy J. Davis

December 26, 2018

I would like to extend my sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of Detective Deidre Mengedoht during this very difficult time. May you find comfort and support from those around them. May God help heal your aching hearts and give to comfort. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace Detective Deidre Mengedoht.

Sergeant Howard Giddings (Ret.)
Virginia Port Authority PD

December 26, 2018

God rest her soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

December 26, 2018

Rest in peace Detective Mengedoght, my sincere condolences to your family and to your department. God speed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Your ultimate sacrifice will not be forgotten.


December 26, 2018

Prayers to her Dad Wayne and family. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time.

The Nadell Family

December 26, 2018

Rest in peace

Steven Zazulkewycz #294
City of Passaic PD

December 26, 2018

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