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Deputy Sheriff Richard Edward Whitten

Liberty County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Monday, February 3, 2020

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Richard Edward Whitten

RIP Deputy Sheriff Whitten. Sincere condolences and prayers to his family and fellow colleagues for their tragic loss. Thank you for your service. Salute and Respect from the South African Police Service

Constable. Tessa Le Roux
South African Police Service

February 4, 2020

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Deputy, Richard Whitten, from complications that occurred on 5/29/2019. It is always a huge loss when a deputy makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

February 4, 2020

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well.

Douglas Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Central Macomb Lodge #187 Macomb County Mich

February 4, 2020

I am sad to learn of the passing of a brother and hero in Deputy Sheriff Richard Whitten. I know our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Highways of Heaven. May the Lord deliver blessings, comfort and peace to his family, friends and all members of the Liberty County Sheriff's Office, Texas.

Retired, TW Martinez FOP Member
JJS/State of New Mexico

February 4, 2020

My condolences on your loss. Sending prayers to comfort and give you strength during this difficult time of sorrow.

Sheila Adkins-Reynolds
City of Montgomery Alabama Police Department

February 4, 2020

"Somebody killed a policeman today,
And a part of America died.
A piece of our country he swore to protect
Will be buried with him at his side.
The suspect who shot him will stand up in court,
With counsel demanding his rights,
While a young widowed mother must work for her kids
And spend alone many long nights.
The beat that he walked was a battlefield, too,
Just as if he'd gone off to war.
Though the flag of our nation won't fly at half mast,
To his name they will add a gold star.
Yes, somebody killed a policeman today,
It happened in your town or mine.
While we slept in comfort behind our locked doors,
A cop put his life on the line.
Now, his ghost walks a beat on a dark city street,
And he stands at each new rookie's side.
He answered the call and gave us his all,
And a part of America died."

Author Unknown

E.C. Proft cheif deputy retired

February 4, 2020

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

February 4, 2020

Rest in peace brother, we'll take it from here. Thank you for your service and your example of staying in the fight, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Deputy Whitten during this time of tragic and senseless loss.

Sgt Donnie Meaders
Wetumka (OK) Police Department

February 4, 2020

Rest in peace brother.

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

February 4, 2020

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Deputy Jamie Davis (Retired) Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office, Retired Pittsylvania County Virginia

February 4, 2020

A real "Hero" taken.
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

February 4, 2020

Brother the fight and struggles are over, you can rest easy knowing men and women of caliber such yours carry the watch. May the Lord comfort and ease the grieving that your family and friends bear in this difficult time.

In a time where being the sheepdog is difficult, you answered the call and for that we are eternally grateful.

Alejandro Gomez Roller

February 4, 2020

Prayers to both sides of the badge,
thank you so much for your service!

The Pelz/Mancini family

February 4, 2020

Praying for peace and comfort today and in the days ahead. With deepest sympathy,

Rita Rocker
Deputy Executive Director
Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

February 4, 2020

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Liberty County Sheriff's Office. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

February 4, 2020

Thank you for your service Off. Witten! May you Rest In Peace. My sympathies to your fellow law enforcement officers and your immediate family.

Retired Detective Richard Burger
City of Fond du Lac Wi Police Dept.

February 4, 2020

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Whitten.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 4, 2020

Prayers and will be in my Thoughts. May God guide those who have passed to the gates of Heaven.

Devin H, Explore

February 4, 2020

The thoughts, hearts and prayers of everyone here at Cape Carteret PD go out to the families, both blood and blue, of Deputy Whitten. May the Good Lord give you strength, comfort and peace.
He swore an oath to serve and protect and he made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of that oath.

Go with God.
Lt. Michael V. Caldwell, Chaplain

February 4, 2020

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of Deputy Sheriff Richard Whitten 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 Deputy Sheriff Richard Whitten..

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

February 4, 2020

God be with your family and friends. Life is precious and fragile.

Chief of Police (retired) Todd Fordahl
Angels Camp PD

February 4, 2020

Prayer and condolences.
Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Richard Whitten.

Sgt. Randy Keenan (Ret)
City of Alameda, CA Police Dept.

February 4, 2020

Rest in peace Sheriff Whitten!
You will not be forgotten!

Willie Bell Hopewell VA!
Friend Of All Law Enforcement Officers!

February 4, 2020

Rest in Peace Deputy Whitten. 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

February 4, 2020

May the Lord comfort your family, friends and coworkers at this most difficult time.
Thank you for you service.
Rest in peace.

Sergeant David Sheetz (retired)
Houston Police Dept.

February 4, 2020

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