Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Donna Richardson-Below

DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, February 12, 2020

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Donna Richardson-Below

Ms Richardson was my Probation Officer briefly in 2014. She was tough but had a heart and cared about my situation and my family. She also had a smile a mile wide. R I P Ms Richardson

Steve Lee

October 24, 2022

To the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Donna Richardson-Below, her fellow deputies , and most especially to Donna:

We honor your service to your community as a police officer and you will always be remembered and revered. Rest in Peace.

On behalf of our entire family, I wish to extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Donna was killed in the line of duty. It is obvious she was well-loved by many and well-respected by her peers and officers as reflected in the loving reflections left for her.

May her loved ones continued to be supported by their law enforcement family and other police survivors. Our family grieves with you and for you. To Donna's family, you are in my heart's embrace today.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the years of distinguished service Donna gave to her community and the citizens of Louisiana and the supreme sacrifice she and her family made on February 12, 2020.

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

February 12, 2021

My deepest condolences!

Dawn Tarlip

September 28, 2020

Praying for your family, friends, colleagues, agencies during this very difficult time for them and all of us. Thank you for your service! We shall remember you with pride and admiration always! May God Bless the Blue!

“The peacemakers are blessed, for they will be called sons [children] of God.” [Matthew 5:9 HCSB];

“Those who mourn are blessed, for they will be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4 HCSB], and;

“No one has greater love than this, that someone would lay down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13 HCSB]

Depart in peace, Sister-in-Blue; in the name of God the Father who created you; in the name of Christ Jesus who redeemed you; in the name of the Holy Spirit who sanctifies you. May you rest in peace and dwell forever with the Lord. Amen.

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, CIMT, NCCA
Ordained/Licensed/Certified Independent Ecumenical Clergy / Chaplain
Ministry: Law Enforcement Chaplaincy
Merrimack, NH 03054

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS
Nashua NH and Merrimack NH Police Departments

July 1, 2020

May our prayers for peace and God's holy spirit be with all of Deputy Sheriff Donna Richardson-Below's, family and friends.

Soon God will once again display his love with all those who seek righteousness and peace like our Hero Deputy Sheriff Richardson-Below. There is no better place to keep the remembrance of our love ones, than in our Lords perfect mind.

Please read: Mathews 6:9,10 and Apocalypse 21:4
Also, Bible based hope, copy paste link below. Hope this may bring comfort and hope for families and friends.

US Navy Petty Officer-Disabled Veteran A
US Navy Disabled Veteran

April 24, 2020

Deputy Richardson-Below,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

March 30, 2020

Deputy Richardson-Below, thank you for your service. We mourn your death and honor your memory here.

God Bless and may you forever Rest in Peace, Sister.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

March 29, 2020

RIP sister! I pray for your family, friends and colleagues. Thank you for your continued and dedicated service to duty.

Lieutenant René Barraza
Albuquerque Police Department

March 28, 2020

Peace and blessings to you and your family

Karlene Dunn (civilian) Karlene Dunn

March 22, 2020

Rest in peace Deputy Richardson-Below. My thoughts & prayers are with your family, friends, and the members of the DPSO during this most difficult and tragic time

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

March 19, 2020

Thank you for your service ma'am, GOD BLESS.

Mrs.C Singleton /Concern Citizen

March 13, 2020

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Deputy Richardson-Below. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Desoto Parish Sheriff's Office.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

February 24, 2020

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

February 22, 2020

To the family of Deputy Sheriff Donna Richardson-Below, friends, Sheriff Jayson Richardson and the
DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office.
You are lifted up in heart, thought and prayers. May God comfort, hold you close, and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding to keep your heart's and mind's through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service!

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Goldsboro, NC

February 22, 2020

It was a pleasure working with Donna. Such a positive person. My prayers are with her family. Rest In Peace.

Investigator S Lee
Louisiana State Police

February 22, 2020

Rest in Peace Deputy Richardson-Below. Thank you for your Service.
My Prayers to your Family both Blood and Blue.

Cpl. Terri Albright, #668
DuPage County Sheriff's Office

February 21, 2020

Rest In Peace. You were a good cop and will continue to be one on angle easy

Mark Mottola

February 20, 2020

God Speed Sister

Deputy Tim Duvall
Boyd County KY Sheriffs Department

February 20, 2020

Rest in peace, Sheriff Richardson-Below. Your bravery and selfless dedication to protecting the lives of others will not go unnoticed by our Lord who sees all and knows all, and He will reward you abundantly. May He immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy.

Jess Espinosa

February 19, 2020

Rest in Peace my sister.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

February 18, 2020

Rest Easy

Deputy Shannon Yates
Covington County Sheriff Department

February 17, 2020

Fly high on angel wings we have the watch from here

Corporal John Biggins
Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office

February 17, 2020

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Deputy Sheriff Donna Richardson-Below. Please know we are eternally grateful for Donna’s service and her ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Deputy Richardson-Below, POINT 27 sent 27 Thin Blue Line Dog Tag Necklaces, engraved with “Blessed are the Peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Matthew 5:9, to the DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office Donna’s partner and fellow officers. POINT 27 sent Folded Flag Necklaces engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Deputy’s Richardson-Below’s mother and her sister.

POINT 27 is a Non-Profit organization with a mission to strengthen and encourage members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and their families, by sharing scripture on Dog Tags and Jewelry called Shields of Strength.

We will never forget and we are forever grateful.


Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired
Executive Director-POINT 27

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department-Reserve Division
POINT 27 National Outreach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison
[email protected]

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department Reserve Division
POINT 27- National Out Reach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison

February 16, 2020

I can't even begin to wonder where my family and I would be if it weren't for you. At the time I was mad & thought you were just out to get us when really all along you were trying to save us. Thank you for everything really! I wish I wouldve had the chance to tell you in person. RIP
Prayers from my family to yours

Probationer- Taylor W.

February 16, 2020

Rest in Peace Deputy Richardson-Below. Thank your 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 16, 2020

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