Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Richard O'Brien, Jr.

Cook County Sheriff's Office - Department of Court Services, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, May 3, 2020

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Richard O'Brien, Jr.

Thank you Deputy O'Brien, Jr. for your hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Illinois. You are a true American HERO. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever rest in peace, my brother.

HEROES NEVER DIE...

Sergeant Mitchell G. Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

July 4, 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, 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

may HIS light shine perpetual upon his face

Chief Jim Allen (retired)
Mobile County Child Support

June 24, 2020

On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Deputy Sheriff Richard O'Brien, Jr. and the extended law enforcement family of the Cook County Sheriff's Office - Department of Court Services, Illinois.


End of Watch Sunday, May 3, 2020.


Rest in Peace brother and watch over us. We will protect and serve from here on in your honor.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

June 23, 2020

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

Chip Nowlin
President
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

June 20, 2020

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden (Retired)

June 18, 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

June 16, 2020

DEPUTY RICHARD OBRIEN MAY YOU REST IN PEACE

MICHAEL D LONG
RETIRED NEW YORK STATE POLICE

June 15, 2020

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Sheriff O'Brien, Jr. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Cook County Sheriff's Office.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

June 15, 2020

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

Sergeant Monica Veney
Baltimore Police Department

June 15, 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

June 15, 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

June 15, 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

June 14, 2020

RIP Partner

Pat Kelly
Cook County Sheriff

June 14, 2020

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

June 14, 2020

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

James P Waggle
Civilian

June 14, 2020

R.I.P Deputy Sheriff Richard O'Brien

Brian Molyneaux
Citizen

June 13, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother

james oneill
NYPD

June 13, 2020

God bless you Deputy Sheriff Richard O'Brien! Thank you for your many years of service with the Cook County Sheriff's Office - Department of Corrections. Thank you for your work with the Skokie Civil Process Unit at Cook County Jail in Chicago, Illinois. We are all thankful to you for service, your devotion and your sacrifices, and to your family and friends for their sacrifices. Our hearts break for your loved ones!! We are so saddened by this terrible news and you will never be forgotten! Our thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, and all of your sisters and brothers in Blue that protect us. God bless you all!! (Matthew5:9)

Kelly & Eddie King

June 13, 2020

I am sorry to learn of the passing of a brother and hero in Deputy Sheriff Richard O'Brien, Jr. I know our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven. May the Lord deliver Blessings, Comfort and Peace to his family, friends and all members of the Cook County Sheriff's Office - Department of Court Services, Illinois.

Retired, T W Martinez
FOP member
State of New Mexico/JJS

June 13, 2020

Prayers and Condolences.
May Deputy Sheriff Richard O'Brien, Jr. rest in peace.

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

June 13, 2020

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Richard O'Brien, Jr. You are a true hero

Jamie Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office, Ret.

June 13, 2020

Rest in peace Brother Richard you are a true American Hero and will never be forgotten for your service and courage.



Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 07/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs OK PD

June 13, 2020

RIP from Florida State FOP

President Bobby Jenkins
Florida State FOP Lodge

June 13, 2020

HERO gone to soon, R.I.P

G P P D. C565

June 13, 2020

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