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Corporal Shane Michael Totty

Baton Rouge Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Friday, February 1, 2019

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Reflections for Corporal Shane Michael Totty

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 Shane'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

February 5, 2019

Cpl. Totty,
I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Baton Rouge. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

February 5, 2019

Pray the family, friends and department feel the love, strength, comfort and grace of our loving God. Knowing that our Lord Jesus knows your hurting and is a friend that is closer than a brother.

Chaplain Jim Brackeen
Richmond Hill Police Department

February 5, 2019

"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."
Author Unknown

Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police department
Powell, Wyoming

February 4, 2019

AVENUE OF THE FALLEN…

Standing at attention in their class “A“ uniforms,
badges gleaming and shoes like glass, are your brothers and sisters of Law Enforcement.
All of whom have previously paid the ultimate price.
Today, like many others, they welcome you to this wonderful place.
As you march down the Avenue of the Fallen, all eyes focus on you as if to say “it’s OK, you’re with your eternal partners.”
A salute is followed and a tear can be seen on so many faces.
Welcome, you served well.
Now come join us in the ranks, another is coming home…

This inspiring poem was written by Jim Weaver, a retired LAPD Officer and former Idaho Sheriff. It is submitted with his full support and approval. We feel ceremonies such as this actually occur in the Heavenly Realm. We can all gain a glimpse at… ImagineHeaven.net …with the faith building book by Pastor John Burke, and his NDE interviews with credible individuals granted such Near Death Experiences. Both my Pastor and Family Doctors feel many such instances are fully valid. Indeed, “Do nor fear…for it is the Father’s good pleasure to give you the Kingdom” (Luke 12:32). May the Family, Friends and Department be comforted as Magnificent Reunions truly await all Christians!

Joe Lanier (a former Asst. Chief of Jasper, Texas PD)

February 4, 2019

Corporal Totty, So sorry to hear about your LODD. It is always such a tragedy to lose one of our own. May GOD bless you and your family (Blood & Blue) abundantly. You will be missed but not forgotten. Rest In Peace Brother!!!

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

February 4, 2019

Rest in Peace Corporal Totty. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this difficult time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Parole Supervisor Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

February 4, 2019

The Abilene Police Department extends its thoughts and prayers to the family, friends, and coworkers of Corporal Shane Totty. We are deeply saddened that his young life has ended. Corporal Totty displayed great courage and commitment to the principles of law enforcement as he lived them out daily.

Beth Reeves, Chaplain
Abilene Police Department

February 4, 2019

"Carved on these walls is the story of America, of a continuing quest to preserve both democracy and decency, and to protect a national treasure that we call the American dream."
President George H.W. Bush
Rest in peace brother, God Speed.

Sgt. C.M. Grubbs
Harrisonburg Police Department(Va.)

February 4, 2019

On behalf of Moms Back the Blue of the St. Louis County Police Family Association, we offer our heartfelt condolences to the family (blood and blue) and friends of Corporal Totty.
We will be forever indebted to you for your selfless service and sacrifice.
Always Honored; Never Forgotten

Proud Moms from
Moms Back the Blue of the
St. Louis County Police Family Association

February 4, 2019

Praying for peace and comfort during the difficult days ahead. With deepest sympathy,

Rita Rocker
Deputy Executive Director
Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

February 4, 2019

Thank you for your service and ultimate sacrifice to keep our country and your community safe. God Speed young man, you will forever be remembered as a hero.

Patrol Officer Sandra Rapey
Lindenhurst Police Department-Illinois

February 4, 2019

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

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

February 4, 2019

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

Spc. Anrae Godley-Cooper
U.S.Army Military Police

February 4, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Prayers to all .
May he R.I.P. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE

G P P D. C565

February 3, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with your department, family, and friends. Please accept our sincere condolences during this difficult time.

Albany Police Academy Session 3
Albany Police Department, Albany NY

February 3, 2019

We are so saddened by this terrible news!! Rest In Peace Corporal Shane Totty ❤️. We are so thankful to you for your service. Our thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, and all of your sisters and brothers in Blue that protect us. God bless you all!!

Kelly & Eddie King

February 3, 2019

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Baton Rouge Police Department . Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

February 3, 2019

Never forgotten. Prayers to family and friends.

Retired telecommunicator Brenda Rodrigue
Team Texas

February 3, 2019

Prayers for all Family and Friends. Rest In Peace Sir. Thank you for your service.

Survivor Melanie Richardson
Lafayette county Arkansas Sheriff's Office

February 3, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother, may God bless you and your family always. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Master Trooper Edward Gawkoski
Colorado State Patrol

February 3, 2019

Thank you sir for your decision to try and to make our world better. May the Peace of Jesus be with you and your family now and forever. Salute, good Corporal.

Father of Sgt. Robert Goodwin MNPD

February 3, 2019

My condolences to the family.

Detective F. Hodge
Virgin Island Police Department

February 3, 2019

RIP Corporal Totty. This tragedy should never have happened. Sincere condolences to his wife and family. May God give them strength through this sad time. Salute and Respect.

Constable Tessa Le Roux
South African Police Service

February 3, 2019

Rest in Peace, my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

February 3, 2019

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