Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Undersheriff Stephen B. McLoud

Cayuga County Sheriff's Office, New York

End of Watch Thursday, August 29, 2019

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Reflections for Undersheriff Stephen B. McLoud

"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

October 5, 2019

When I joined the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy Steve McLoud was an Investigator. Steve was one of my mentor’s who was always willing to help a young Deputy. When he became our Undersheriff I was promoted to Detective. Today I am the Undersheriff. I would not be there if not for men like Steve who taught and inspired me. Thank you Steve, for your service, your kindness and the sacrifices you made for our County and our Nation. Rest In Peace.

Undersheriff Steve Smith
Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office

September 28, 2019

Thank you, Undersheriff Stephen B. McLoud, for your service.
You were there to help so many in need and I am sorry to hear that you have suffered an early death in response. Thank you so much for being there. We are honored to have you there and my prayers are with your family, friends, the Department and Community. May HE bless you richly in the new life.

Blessings and thank you,

Kim Durham
Davis Police Department - Daughter

September 26, 2019

On September 11, 2001, many lives were taken by cowardly swine with a meaningless grudge; thousands of innocent civilians, Firefighters and Law Enforcement personnel from numerous agencies. The animals who did this must have known in their evil pathetic hearts that the dying would not end on that day or even in the weeks that followed. It’s been over a decade and still we lose our Brothers and Sisters from the fallout.

God Bless all have gone before and those who follow including Undersheriff Stephen B. McLoud, you will never be forgotten. May your eternal rest be ever peaceful, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

September 23, 2019

Rest in Peace Brother

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

September 20, 2019

My sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Undersheriff Stephen McLoud on their loss. May our Lord give them all the strength and comfort during this time of trial. Thank you fellow officer for your dedication and service to our nation and your community. Rest in peace.

CBP Officer(retired), Luis Otero
Department of Homeland Security/Bureau of Customs & Border Protect

September 20, 2019

Rest Easy Brother! We got the watch from here.

Jamal Smith
Center Fire Department
Aiken S.C

September 20, 2019

Rest easy my Brother.

Deputy Ron Buchholz
Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office NM Retired.

September 19, 2019

RIP Undersheriff McCloud. Thank you for trying to help those in need. Putting their lives in front of your own. Sincere condolences to his family and fellow colleagues for their tragic loss. Salute and Respect

Constable Tessa Le Roux
South African Police Service

September 18, 2019

Rest in Peace Undersheriff McLoud. Thank you for your Service.
My Prayers to your Family both Blood and Blue.

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

September 18, 2019

God Bless You , Your Family, & Friends.
Thank you for your unselfish service.

James P Waggle

September 17, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother

Deputy Shannon Yates
Covington County Sheriff Department

September 17, 2019

Our dept extends prayer to the family, friends, & coworkers of Undersheriff Stephen McLoud, following his death. We remain grateful for service rendered to community.

Beth Reeves, Chaplain
Abilene Police Department, Abilene TX

September 17, 2019

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

September 17, 2019

God Bless You And May He Hold You And Your Family In His Arms. ...jbaits...

We can never give back enough to those we've lost. And to their families for whom they survived. In the protection and service of total strangers.

September 17, 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.
Author Unknown

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

September 17, 2019

God speed brother and prays to your family and friends. RIP

Weaverville PD

September 17, 2019

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

Anrae Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

September 17, 2019

Undersheriff McLoud,

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

September 16, 2019

On behalf of the Kentucky Peace Officers' Association please accept our condolences on the passing of Undersheriff McLoud. His sacrifice will never be forgotten.

President Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

September 15, 2019

To the family of Undersheriff Stephen B. McLoud, friends, Sheriff Brian Schenck and the Cayuga County Sheriff's Office.
You are lifted up in heart, thought and prayer. May God comfort, hold you all close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding to keep your heats and minds through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service and ultimate sacrifice.
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God." Matthew 5:9
"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved." John 3:16 & 17

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Goldsboro, NC

September 12, 2019

Praying for comfort, hope and peace for all the, family and friends of this brave man. Also continued thoughts and prayers for all the 9/11 victims and families. God Bless you all.

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

September 11, 2019

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

September 11, 2019

Deepest condolences from Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Academy Session 17

Session 17
Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Academy Session 17

September 11, 2019

Rest in peace Undersheriff McLoud. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and the members of the CCSO during this most difficult and tragic time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

September 10, 2019

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