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Police Officer John Ralph Anderson, IV

Metro Nashville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Thursday, July 4, 2019

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Reflections for Police Officer John Ralph Anderson, IV

Rest in Peace Officer Anderson.

Joseph Hart-Bowley

July 15, 2019

Officer Anderson we didnt know each other but I thank you for paying the ultimate sacrifice. Rest easy brother

Sheriff Deputy Joe Hanson
Davidsons county Sheriff's office

July 12, 2019

R.I.P Sir!

Kpl Peter Hofmann
Swiss Railway Transport Police

July 12, 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

July 11, 2019

Be at peace, Officer Anderson. Your watch is over. Thank you for your service. We will make sure your sacrifice is never forgotten.

“The wicked flee when no man pursueth; but the righteous are bold as a lion.” Proverbs 28:1
Alessandra LoBiondo
Civilian Supporter, NY

July 10, 2019

Officer Anderson, so much commentary could be made for this incident but I feel, at this time, it's best not shared. Bottom line, you are the victim of a tragic, avoidable and infuriating situation that I believe this nation shies away from, juvenile justice.

Brother, you did your job and you truly earned the title, HERO. May God Bless you and all who feel your loss the most, those who know and love you best. May you forever Rest in Peace and may true justice be served for your death.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

July 10, 2019

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

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

July 10, 2019

Officer Anderson,

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

July 10, 2019

Officer Anderson, what a horrible chain of events that took your young life! I pray that you did not suffer. Words seem so trivial at these times but, I must say something to express my heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. You were taken way too soon from this life. I am sure great things were ahead for you, but that was not the plan. I see that your co-workers cared about you and you were appreciated! Thank you, Sir for your Service!
My deepest sympathy to the Metro Nashville Police Department as they grieve your loss.
Rest in Peace now, Brother. You will be missed!

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Flowery Branch, GA

July 10, 2019

RIP forever. Officer John Anderson will never ever be forgotten.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired.
New York State Police

July 10, 2019

RIP Ofc. Anderson. From all of us First Responders in Tennessee and nation wide, fly high. Gone but not forgotten.

Emergency Medical Technician Rose Pauls

July 9, 2019

I hope that you rest easy. Even though your watch on earth has ended, continue to watch over your loved ones, they need you now more than ever. You were such a good man both on and off duty. I can't think of anyone that made a better officer, you were too much of a sweetheart to leave this world so soon.

Sarah Fielden
THP - TITAN & friend

July 9, 2019

Rest in peace young brother, we have the watch now. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Anderson during this time of tragic and senseless loss.

Deputy Donnie Meaders (retired)
Okfuskee County Sheriff's Office (OK)

July 9, 2019

So very sorry for the loss of this brave young man. He definitely gave the ultimate sacrifice. There is no safe place to be when you are an officer on duty or off. May God grant you peace and know he is in no pain.

Deborah Rushing
Private citizen

July 9, 2019


Lisa B.

July 8, 2019

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.
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Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

July 8, 2019

Rest In Peace officer Anderson May God watch over your family and loved ones.

FTO. Samuel Steinmetz
Venice Police Department

July 8, 2019

I bid you farewell today, all your brothers and sisters in blue were there. It was extremely moving and my honor to attend and be in the company of so many heros. May the Peace of Jesus be with you and your family now and forever. Thank you for your service to a grateful nation, state and city. Salute,... good sir.

Father of Sgt. Robert Goodwin MNPD

July 8, 2019

Thank you for your selfless service to our communities. Thank you for a life well lived, but cut too short. Rest in peace, and keep watch over us from heaven.

Lynell Gray
Capt. William D. Bodenhamer (daughter)

July 8, 2019

RIP officer. Prayers to your blood, love and blue families!

Deputy Sheriff Terri Van Houten
Rock Country Sheriff's Office

July 8, 2019

Thank you, Police Officer John Anderson, for your service.

My heart is filled with sadness over your early loss of life. I offer up all of my prayers to your family, the Department, Community and friends. I truly pray that you are resting and that I will meet you some day at Christ's Return. Thank you, and may your rewards be exceeding abundant.

God Bless,

Kim Durham
Davis Police Department - Daughter

July 8, 2019

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

Deputy Parole Administrator Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

July 8, 2019

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

Officer Janet Sanchez
Yuma Police Department

July 8, 2019

Rest in peace Brother.

Lieutenant A. B. Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

July 8, 2019

Thank you, Officer Anderson, for your sacrifice and your service. Thank-you for going to work faithfully every day to keep us safe knowing that each day put you in harms way. May we live that your sacrifice not be in vain.

Freya Fitzpatrick
Mother of a police officer

July 8, 2019

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