Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Warden Wilmot Sandlin "Sandy" McCain

Louisiana Department of Corrections, Louisiana

End of Watch Monday, April 20, 2020

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Reflections for Warden Wilmot Sandlin "Sandy" McCain

Rest in peace Warden McCain. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and the members of the LDOC during this most difficult and tragic time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

May 22, 2020

Thank you for your service and peace from God be upon your family at this time.
Sincere Condolences
Stuart Sharratt
Former Correctional Officer

Ex Correctional Officer
Formerly Kentucky Department or Corrections

May 19, 2020

Warden McCain,

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

May 9, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr., ASAC
Federal Air Marshal Service

May 8, 2020

Rest in peace Warden Wilmot Sandlin "Sandy" McCain. You are a true hero.

Jamie Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office, Ret.

May 8, 2020

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

Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

May 8, 2020

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Warden McCain. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Louisiana Department of Corrections.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

May 5, 2020

Rest in Peace Warden McCain. Thank you for your lifetime commitment to the law enforcement community. Prayers being sent up for your families, at home and at work.

Officer Sandra Rapey
Lindenhurst Police Department-Illinois

May 5, 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

May 4, 2020

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Warden McCain and the Louisiana Department of Corrections during this time. Thank you, Warden McCain, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

May 4, 2020

So sad to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

May 4, 2020

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends.
Thank you for your unselfish service.

James P Waggle
Civilian

May 4, 2020

Rest in Peace Warden McCain. 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

May 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

May 4, 2020

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Warden Wilmont Sandlin McCain. Please know we are eternally grateful for Warden McCain’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Warden McCain, 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 Louisiana Department of Corrections for Warden McCain’s staff. 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 Warden McCain’s wife and two sons.

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.

Respectfully,

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]
214-908-2617

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

May 3, 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 Warden McCain during this time of tragic and sudden death.

Sgt Donnie Meaders
Wetumka (OK) Police Department

May 3, 2020

deepest condolences to the officer's family and friends

Randal Glenn
Canada Border Services Officer retired

May 3, 2020

Rest in peace, Warden McCain. 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 3, 2020

Rest in Peace Warden McCain, my sincere condolences to your family and to your department. God speed as you now walk the streets of gold. Your ultimate sacrifice will not be forgotten.

TERRY ZECH, OFC(RET)
DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS POLICE DEPARTMENT DETROIT MICHIGAN

May 3, 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

May 3, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli
NYPD-Retired

May 3, 2020

Rest in peace Brother....My thoughts are with your family, friends, and the members of the LDOC during this most difficult and tragic time....

LT. Joseph Ward, Ret
Jackson, NJ PD

May 3, 2020

Even though the time has come to end the watch, they are still watching. Even though they are no longer with us, they are still teaching. The loss is new and the pain is great but we carry on for our family’s sake. Give us the keys, we’ll take over from here. Now is the time to release your fears. We got your watch, we’ll carry on, rest with peace my brother for your never really gone.


From your brothers and sisters
at the Waukesha County Jail

CORRECTIONAL OFFICER CISM TEAM
WAUKESHA COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT

May 3, 2020

Rest In Peace

james oneill
NYPD

May 3, 2020

RIP Warden McCain. Thank you for your service to the state of Louisiana

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

May 3, 2020

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