Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Shannon Bennett

Broward County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Friday, April 3, 2020

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Shannon Bennett

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, Brother-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

Rest in peace, Officer Bennett. 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

May 8, 2020

"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

Chief of Police Shawn Eckhart
Turkey Creek Police Department

April 28, 2020

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

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

April 26, 2020

May our prayers for peace and God's holy spirit be with all of Deputy Sherrie Shannon Bennet , family and friends.

Soon God will once again display his love with all those who seek righteousness and peace like our Hero Deputy Sheriff Shanon Bennett. 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.

https://www.jw.org/en/bible-teachings/questions/what-is-gods-kingdom/

Disabled Veteran (USN) Angelo Estrella
US Navy Veteran

April 23, 2020

May our prayers for peace and God's holy spirit be with all of Officer Dan Walter's, family and friends.

Soon God will once again display his love with all those who seek righteousness and peace like our Hero Officer Dan Walter's. 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 new hope Bible based link below. Hope this may bring comfort and hope for families and friends.

https://www.jw.org/en/bible-teachings/questions/what-is-gods-kingdom/

Disabled Veteran (USN) Angelo Estrella
US Navy Veteran

April 23, 2020

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

Sgt Donnie Meaders
Wetumka (OK) Police Department

April 20, 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, Shannon Bennett, from complications of the COVID-19 virus. It is always a huge loss when a fellow deputy succumbs from this deadly virus. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

April 16, 2020

Your sacrifice means everything. We will take it from here. God speed. Rest now Brother.

Deputy Michael Myers
Ohio LEO

April 14, 2020

To the family of Deputy Sheriff Shannon Bennett, friends, Sheriff Gregory Tony and the
Broward County Sheriff's Office.
You are lifted up in heart, thought and prayer. May God comfort, hold you all 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!
"The LORD is near to the brokenhearted, and saves those who are crushed in spirit." Psalm 34:18
"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

April 13, 2020

“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

April 12, 2020

God rest your soul, may he send his angels down to comfort your loved ones, both blood and blue...
As far as what your chief said, when I read that I became furious, I have two gay sons, and if they were to contract Covid 19 it has nothing to do with their private life and I would demand that the Chief lose his job. How dare him, to try and tarnish your character, he thought nothing about this mans loved ones. He will answer for what he did in this life or the next.
It is heartbreaking to know this Man lost his young life serving his community. GOD BLESS. ✝️

Kathleen Murotani
Sister of a LEO

April 12, 2020

Deputy Bennett, thank you for your service. God Bless you and may you forever Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

April 12, 2020

I will not stand for your name to be disrespected. Instead I stood up for you and sent an email to the town Administrator to investigate and fire the Chief who violated your memory.
Your family in NYC stands with your family, they are not alone.

A/Sgt. Joan Martinez #1695
NYPD Auxiliary 24 Precinct/Associate GOAL member

April 12, 2020

On behalf of the Kentucky Peace Officers' Association please accept our condolences on the passing of Deputy Bennett.

Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

April 11, 2020

Deputy Bennett,

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

April 11, 2020

PRAYERS FOR YOUR FAMILY AND OUR FAMILY OF BLUE. THANK YOU FOR BEING A GREAT HERO AND A WARRIOR FOR US AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND REST IN GODS ARMS.

MOTHER OF A DALLAS POLICEWOMAN LINDA KE
NONE

April 10, 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

April 10, 2020

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

April 10, 2020

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Thank you for your service Deputy Bennett. Rest in peace Dear Brother of Blue. God bless. "Heroes Live Forever"

Surviving Sister Catherine Garibay Sanc

April 10, 2020

Thank you Deputy Shannon Bennett for your service. It takes a special officer who can reach out to our youth in a positive way and make a difference. You were an exemplary role model you honored your community and your badge.

Public Safety Officer University of Redl
LAPD retired 21348

April 9, 2020

Prayers and condolences, rest in peace
Deputy Sheriff Shannon Bennett.

Sgt. Randy Keenan ~ (Retired)
City of Alameda, CA Police Department

April 9, 2020

My sincere condolences to the family and the department, Rest In Peace brother.

Detective (Retired) JUAN TORO
New York City Police Department

April 9, 2020

Thank you for your service Deputy, to not only your community, but the next generation of children. Rest easy.

EMT Tyler Trappen
Penn Township Ambulance Association

April 9, 2020

May your family stay strong in this time of grief. Hopefully your Department will be able to move forward and stay vigilant while in the field and in their travels.

F.T.O. Michael St.Clair II
Chicago Police Department

April 9, 2020

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