Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Christopher Ryan Walsh

Springfield Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Monday, March 16, 2020

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Reflections for Police Officer Christopher Ryan Walsh

May God welcome you with open arms. Thank you for your service to our country and to Missouri. To the wife and daughter your husband and dad is an american hero. In the service to his country and community. My prayers and respect always.

Sgt David Osborne
Tennessee Highway Patrol

March 16, 2020

Thank you for your service. Prayers for your Family and Department.

Sergeant Monica Veney
Baltimore Police Department

March 16, 2020

TO the family, friends and co workers of Officer C. Walsh,

The actions displayed by Officer Walsh and his partner are truly selfless and heroic. Our prayers are with the family and fellow officers.

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Supervisory Specal Agent Kevin Wright
Norfolk Southern RR Police: Chicago

March 16, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you Hero for your courage, sacrifice and service to this country. Thoughts and prayers for your family, friends and brothers/sisters in blue. Always remembered.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

March 16, 2020

I’m speechless. You did your duty brother. Let us take the reigns.

Peter Palmer
BPPD / WCSO (ret)

March 16, 2020

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of Police Officer Christopher Walsh 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 Police Officer Christopher Walsh.

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

March 16, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother

Sgt. CCB (Ret)

March 16, 2020

Thank you for your service. Rest In Peace Brother.

Police Officer (Retired) Cecilia Cruz
New York Police Department

March 16, 2020

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"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.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept.
Columbia, SC

March 16, 2020

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

March 16, 2020

I was shocked at what I woke up to this morning. The death of a local Police Officer by gunfire. My prayers to Officer Walsh's family, Officer Overton who was injured in the gunfire and to all the other victims and their families. Officer Walsh made the ultimate sacrifice. RIP

Carolyn Caplinger
Wife of retired Missouri Deputy

March 16, 2020

Prayers are with the family and Brother and Sister offivers he worked with. It is so hard on everyone.
Lean on each other and stay blessed.

Michael Thompson
Denver Police Department Retired

March 16, 2020



March 16, 2020

Prayers for the families. Thank you for your service Officer WALSH. You will never be forgotten. So many innocent people just a shame and then he committed suicide. There’s a special place for the shooter and it will not be the same place as officer Walsh and the other. Prayers. Just so sad!!!!!!!

Cathy Henrie

March 16, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Walsh!
You will not be forgotten!

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

March 16, 2020

For his fellow man he fought and for his fellow man he’s fallen joyful hearts in chorus answer for this was his calling led by courage through honor and bravery shown in heaven he’ll now serve for heaven has called him home we brothers and sisters blue remain hearts and now shown we send our faithful friend to his eternal home no more sadness, pain, or guile no more night watch all the while rest now hero true lord take him home with you now death where is thy sting the humble servant sleeps now heaven bound on angel wings now heaven bound to serve our king rip Officer Walsh my heart goes out your family and your department

Cpl John Biggins
Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office TN

March 16, 2020

Rest In Peace. Thank you for your services to our Country.

Lt Rod Phillips
State of Florida. Retired.

March 16, 2020

Rest In Peace...

Retired Detective Ed Falkowski
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

March 16, 2020

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

S. I. Drake - Lt/IPD | IMPD (Ret)

March 16, 2020

Selfless sacrifice... that’s what you, your partner, and the other men and women of your agency did. Thank you for your bravery and service to your community.

Take your rest, Brother. We’ve got the watch.

Lt. C. L. Tyson
Prince George’s County, MD Police Department

March 16, 2020

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

March 16, 2020

All give some, some give all. Rest in Peace!

Ptl. Bryan Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake PD OH

March 16, 2020

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Police Officer Christopher Walsh. Please know we are eternally grateful for Christopher’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Officer Walsh, 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 Springfield, Missouri Police Department for Christopher’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 Police Officer Walsh’s wife and daughter.

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

March 16, 2020

R.I.P. sir, thank you for your military service and your Law Enforcement service. You will not be forgotten for your actions in protecting the citizens of Springfield.

Louis Athas
Norcross Police- Retired.

March 16, 2020

Rest in peace sir, we'll take it from here. Thank you for your service to America and your community, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Walsh during this time of tragic and senseless loss.

Sgt Donnie Meaders
Wetumka (OK) Police Department

March 16, 2020

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