Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Tracy Leslie Vickers

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

End of Watch Friday, September 27, 2019

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Reflections for Sergeant Tracy Leslie Vickers

Tracy, his family and loved ones, as well as the members of our Florida Highway Patrol remain in our thoughts and prayers. The loss of Sgt. Vickers is a not just a tragic loss, but a reminder of how precious life is, and the the positive impact an individual can have on others. Sgt. Vickers made a positive difference by not just what he did in service, but how he did it.

Gary L. Howze, Director
Florida Office of the Attorney General

September 27, 2021

Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 27, 2020

Sgt. Vickers,

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

November 9, 2019

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Tracy was killed in the line of duty.

To the Vickers family, fellow troopers. and all who call Tracy beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support. I know that that you will receive that same kind of support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Sgt. Vickers gave to his community and the citizens of Florida and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on September 27, 2019.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

October 25, 2019

Rest in Peace Sgt. Vickers. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and the FHP during this most tragic & difficult time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

October 19, 2019

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

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

October 16, 2019

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God”. Matthew 5:9

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

October 12, 2019

My sincere condolences. God bless.

Frank Fidelibus
Detective/ Sergeant
Friendswood Texas

October 10, 2019

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Sergeant Vickers. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Florida Highway Patrol.

US Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

October 10, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother

Retired Deputy Joe Singh
Sacramento County Sheriffs Department

October 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.
Author Unknown

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

October 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

October 5, 2019

Tracy, I’ll always cherish the time we spent training for QRF and and the successful deployments we’ve shared Brother. You always had a great attitude and a infectious smile that made the miserable conditions the best times I’ve had on the Patrol! I’m so proud of the Trooper you had become in a short time. Thank you for the life you lived in service to Country and our State. Fair winds and following seas my Navy Brother. I’ll never forget you and will honor and cherish the memories of you Sir. Please watch over all of us. Rest in eternal peace Tracy.

Senior Trooper Mark J. Horn
Troop J-Orlando

October 4, 2019

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

October 4, 2019

Rest In Peace trooper. God bless you and your family

Officer B. Pino
City Of Miami Police Department

October 3, 2019

Deepest Condolences from Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy, session 17

Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement ACAD
Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy, Session 17

October 2, 2019

Soar with the Angels. The family will be in my family's prayers.

Trooper Kelly Carrico
Florida Highway Patrol, Retired

October 1, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli

October 1, 2019

Rest in peace brother.

Detective Stephen J. Trejo
Donna I.S.D. Police Dept. Tx

October 1, 2019

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Lieutenant E.Kemmer
Nevada Department of Public Safety

October 1, 2019

My condolences to the family and friends of Trooper Vickers. May God watch over and bless the family, friends and fellow Florida State Troopers.

Susan Ball
Judicial Process Server, Brevard County Sheriff's Office
Brevard County, FL

October 1, 2019

God bless brother! Rest in peace!!

PO Jordy
Fallsburg PD

October 1, 2019

Our condolences go out to the family, friends and coworkers. Rest In Peace my Brother in BLUE.

D.A. Investigator Esrael
Deaf Smith County District Attorney

October 1, 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

September 30, 2019

Rest in Peace Trooper Tracy Vickers.
Thank you for your service.
My thoughts and prayers are with the Vickers Family and the Florida Highway Patrol.

Officer Janet Sanchez
Yuma Police Department

September 30, 2019

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