Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Ryan Shane Thompson

Kittitas County Sheriff's Office, Washington

End of Watch Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Ryan Shane Thompson

Last time I saw Ryan when alleged active shooter CWU Lind Hall building search. Brother you are in Heaven.

Retired Les Peratrovich
Yakima County Deputy

March 20, 2023

I'll never forget you Warrior. God Speed.

Former Sgt. Glen Carpenter
Pierce County Sheriff's Department

March 19, 2022

Rest easy in heaven on your 1 anniversary in heaven

Mark Mottola

March 19, 2020

Not a day goes by that I don't think about you and your family. You will always be our hero.

Matthew J. Stroe, Commander
Walla Walla County Corrections

March 19, 2020

I pray God will fill all the family and friends of Deputy Thompson with comfort, hope,peace and strength as they mourn in the days and years to come. I hope the wonderful memories you share will help to ease your sorrow.I am so sorry for your loss.

Wife of Lt. Kevin Clyde Mainhart EOW 5/11/2017

July 22, 2019

I grew up with Ryan. Our fathers retired together from the WWPD. We went to the academy together, and our lives will forever be entwine. We love you Rhino.

Matthew J. Stroe

April 14, 2019

Rest in Peace Deputy Thompson. Thank you for your service & sacrifice. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and the entire KCSO.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

April 12, 2019

R.I.P. BROTHER Thompson!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

April 10, 2019

Sorry for the loss of the LEO. We all lose so much when such is taken from us. May God give the family and fellow officers they worked with Peace and Strength to carry on.

D.A.V. CHAPTER 11 Springfield, Missouri Color Guard.
Son of Chief of Police.Deceased
Their watch is over, now they patrol in Heaven.

April 7, 2019

God Speed Brother

Deputy Tim Duvall
Boyd County KY Sheriffs Department

April 7, 2019

Thompson family and friends may God grant you all with a speedy healing. Deputy Thompson thank you for your Dedicated Service to your Community and to your Department. Most of all thank you for your Ultimate Sacrafice in the Line of Duty.

Rudy A Jones
Cuyahoga Falls Police,Ohio

April 4, 2019

Deputy Thompson,

May you rest in the arms of God and may God be with your family.

Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

April 1, 2019

RIP brother

Volunteer Rick Lawson
Mason County Sheriff's department

March 30, 2019

You are the thin blue line. The only line between order and destruction. Rest well officer.

Mary Schoer
Washington resident

March 30, 2019

On behalf of Session 66, our sincere condolences. Thank you for your service and may you Rest In Peace.

Recruit R Condo
Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Academy Session 66 Schenectady N.Y.

March 30, 2019

Second grade was the first time I saw the smile Ryan shared with the world—it was infectious and a little mischievous all in one. The world seems a little bleaker without that smile. To Ryan’s family—I am so sorry for your loss and for the pain you are feeling. Hugs and love to you all.

Amy Johnson (Shollenberger)
Childhood friend

March 29, 2019

I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers. RIP.

Frank J. Corasaniti II, Ret. Fire Lt., Baltimore City Fire Department.

March 28, 2019

Rest in peace.
Prayers for your family as they mourn your loss.
Prayers for your department as it deals with the tragedy of having you taken from them.

Lieutenant Rick Samp
Wa. State DOC

March 27, 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."
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Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police department
Powell, Wyoming

March 27, 2019

Om behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Deputy, Ryan Thompson, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow deputy makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

March 26, 2019

Rest in Peace Deputy Thompson, Thank you for your Service.
My Prayers to your Family both Blood and Blue.

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

March 26, 2019

I would just like to say thank you (although that doesn't seem to be enough) for your service and sacrifice (trying to make this crazy world a better and safer place). You will not be forgotten. Deepest sympathy to your friends, family and coworkers. RIP.

Marie C
Nj Citizen

March 26, 2019

A real "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret)
Nassau County PD, NY

March 25, 2019

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Deputy Jamie Davis (Retired) Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office, Retired Pittsylvania County Virginia

March 25, 2019

My heart has crushed once again to hear of a fellow officer has fallen. But this one has jabbed me deep in my heart. I remember Ryan as a young man when attending Walla Walla schools and had the pleasure of working with his father. His father Terry is a great person, humble and a leader. I know that both of his boys modeled their father. Terry and his wife are very proud of their son's. I feel the pain as a parent who loses a child and its indescribable, for I have experienced the loss of a son. Terry and Kathy, just remember that the pain in your guy that you feel will lighten in time, but Ryan will for always will be your heart's. A parent is not suppose to bury a child that is violating the parents rule book. The only thing I can say is grieve and mourn your way and Ryan will be watching from above as your Guardian Angel.

AC Castillo/Senior Officer
Walla Walla Police Dept.

March 25, 2019

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