Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrol Officer John David Hetland

Racine Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Monday, June 17, 2019

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Reflections for Patrol Officer John David Hetland

God bless your family.

Det Ret Vincent sinnott

June 18, 2019

Heaven holds another Angel and we have lost another hero. One who dedicated himself to protecting and serving others with courage. We thank you for your service and pray for healing for your family, LE family, and your friends.

Susan Hewitt
Sister of Sgt.Jeffrey T.Hewitt EOW 040404 BCSO

June 18, 2019

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Hetland. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Racine Police Department.

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

June 18, 2019

Rest in Peace, good and faithful servant.
God has already reserved a special place
for our protectors.
Please continue your watch over us.

Thank you for your service!
Thank you for your protection!

Our prayers to the family and department.

Charles F. Holloway, Jr.
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Elizabethtown Police Department

June 18, 2019

“Blessed are the peacemakers; for they shall be called the children of God.”

Lieutenant Robert Johnson
Detroit Police Department

June 18, 2019

R.I.P to you and Officer Her! Thank you for your service!

Wisconsin Is My Home
Live Really Close

June 18, 2019

Rest In Peace...

Retired Detective Ed Falkowski
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

June 18, 2019

Rest In Peace brother.

Corporal (Retired) Glenn Elliott
Temple Police Department--Temple,Tx

June 18, 2019

Rest in Peace Officer Hetland. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, coworkers and friends.

Lieutenant Robert T. Mote (ret)
Buena Park, CA Police Department

June 18, 2019

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Officer John D. Hetland. Please know we are eternally grateful for John’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Officer Hetland, POINT 27 sent 27 Thin Blue Line Dog Tag Necklaces, engraved with “Blessed are the Peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Matthew 5:9, to the Racine Police Department for John’s partner and fellow officers. POINT 27 sent Folded Flag Necklaces engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Officer Hetland’s family.

POINT 27 is a Non-Profit organization with a mission to strengthen and encourage members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and their families, by sharing scripture on Dog Tags and Jewelry called Shields of Strength.

We will never forget and we are forever grateful.


Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired

Jerry M. Rhodes
Detective, Dallas Police Department-Reserve Division
Law Enforcement Outreach
[email protected]

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department
POINT 27- a Law Enforcement Liaison

June 18, 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 Patrol Officer Hetland.
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

June 18, 2019

I am so very sorry. What a loss of a good moral person going way above the standards of his job. God blessings upon him and those left behind.

Susan Lawson, PhD

June 18, 2019

R I P Brother

Herbie Buck Ret Officer

June 18, 2019

Officer, John D. Hetland, is a
True American Hero!!

Teri Kozina
Respectful Police Officer Liver

June 18, 2019

God bless you Officer John Hetland for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends, and to your brothers and sisters from the Racine Police Department. Rest In Peace Brother.

Officer Jim Drabos (Retired)
San Gabriel (CA) Police Department

June 18, 2019

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Jamie Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office, Ret.

June 18, 2019

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of Police Officer John Hetland during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May happy moments from the past bring forth precious memories to cherish for a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace Officer Hetland.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit Police Officer Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04

June 18, 2019

RIP. Thank you for your unselfish service to the City of Racine. God Speed.

Paul Rotkis

June 18, 2019

Walk well, my Brother. (Inuit Prayer)

Donnie Bowerman, Retired LEO

June 18, 2019

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Officer Hetland and the Racine Police Department during this time. Thank you, Officer Hetland, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

June 18, 2019

May you rest in eternal peace, Patrol Officer John D. Hetland. I am sorry to hear of this tragic loss of life, way too early. Thank you for your service. My prayers and love are extended to your family, the Department, community and friends. May God rest your soul and bring you rewards in the afterlife.

God Bless,

Kim Durham
Davis Police Department - Daughter

June 18, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Hetland, 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.


June 18, 2019

RIH my brother in blue.
John was an outstanding officer, father and friend.
My deepest condolences and prayers to his LEO family and wife and children.

June M Doyne
Retired Deputy RASO

June 18, 2019

I Thank Officer John Hetland for his true dedication to Law Enforcement. May God bless his family, and may his soul FOREVER rest peacefully in Heaven.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired
New York State Police

June 18, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Hetland.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 18, 2019

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