Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Brian Ishmael

El Dorado County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Brian Ishmael

The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whose blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Back the Blue, Kate

November 15, 2019

Deputy Ishmael,

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 14, 2019

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

Retired Fire Lieutenant Frank J Corasan
Baltimore City Fire Department

November 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 Catrino

November 12, 2019

On behalf of the Albany Police Academy Session 4 recruits, we send our condolences to the friends and family of El Dorado County Sheriff's Office Deputy Sheriff Brian Ishmael.

Recruit Austin
Albany Police Academy

November 11, 2019

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Deputy Ishmael. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at El Dorado County Sheriff's Office.

US Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

November 8, 2019

Rest in peace brother.

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

November 5, 2019

To the family of Deputy Sheriff Brian Ishmael, friends, Sheriff John D'Agostini and the
El Dorado County Sheriff's Office.
You are lifted up in heart, though and prayer's. May God comfort, hold you close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding to keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service!
"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
CH / OB PD
Goldsboro, NC

November 4, 2019

RIP Deputy Ismael! May GOD bless you, your family and friends. Thank you for your service! GOD has an another Angel sitting beside HIM.

Deborah Gsell, Realtor
D’Agostini & Associates, Inc. Real Estate

November 3, 2019

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

Anrae Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

November 3, 2019

God bless you Officer Ishmael. Thank you for protecting us and for your service.

Byron Jones Private

November 2, 2019

Rest Easy Hero. Very sad story indeed.
Thoughts with all your staff and the wife and family of Deputy Ishmael. RIP

Ian Danks
Retired police officer.

November 2, 2019

Rest In Peace brother. We will take the watch from here. My deepest condolences to your family!

Jeremy Hembree Deputy Sheriff
Yolo County Sheriff’s Office

November 2, 2019

RIP Deputy Ishmael. May God bless, protect and comfort your family and EDCSO brothers and sisters during this most difficult and tragic time.

Mike - civilian. Sparks, NV

November 1, 2019

And Liberals say our Officers are dealing with a “Manufactured Crisis”’..! God Bless This Brave Officer..! He shall not be forgotten..!

May all of our Officers who have died in
Retired American Veteran & Patriot - Combat Veteran

October 31, 2019

My prayer is that God will comfort the Ishmael Family during this very difficult time. Lord please be with the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office during this very tragic time. REST IN PEACE BROTHER!!!

Master Deputy & Antoine Thomas
Wake County Sheriff’s Office

October 31, 2019

Rest in Peace

Sgt. S. Myers
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

October 31, 2019

Blessed are the PEACEMAKERS for they shall be called SON'S of GOD. Matthew 5:9

Jimmy Boyd
State of Maryland Investigator

October 31, 2019

Rest in peace, Deputy Ishmael. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

October 31, 2019

Rest In Peace brother.

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

October 31, 2019

Prayers for your family and the department. Blessed are the peace makers.

Parole Academy Instructor Brandon Smith
TX Department of Criminal Justice-Parole Division

October 30, 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 30, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli
NYPD-Retired

October 29, 2019

Rest in Peace Deputy Ishmael. 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

October 29, 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 28, 2019

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