Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Correctional Officer Richard Bianchi

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California

End of Watch Thursday, June 25, 2020

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Reflections for Correctional Officer Richard Bianchi

On behalf of our family to all your family sir, Our hearts bleed for all of you. Every time we loose another officer it rips through our souls as we know all too well what road all of you are now on, and must travel for the rest of your lives. No matter what please, please, please stay close to one another. You’re a HERO and will forever be a HERO!! We will NEVER FORGET the sacrifices each of you made by Your hero deciding to put on the uniform and badge EVERYDAY. May God give all of you peace knowing he saved the life of others and did so so proudly. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they are and will be called the Children of God. Sir, May you Rest In Peace and continue to show the signs to your family that you are around them, FOREVER. As a mother of a fallen hero, my son does this daily and knowing he’s still here, brings great comfort. So I ask you Sir....please be their guardian angel as they walk through the shadows of grief. All of the officer supporters and the officers you left behind, will take it from here, sir. RIP!!

Ms. Tammy Avent
Mother of Fallen BPA Jose “Joey” Barraza EOW: 4-18-16.

July 4, 2020

Thank you C/O Bianchi for your hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of California. 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

When I heard about you leaving us so soon my heart hurt. I never met you, but I knew you. We walked the same beat on a tier behind the wall.

You gave your life protecting those on the outside from the evil that exists on the inside.

You are a hero in the truest sense of the word and you will never be forgotten.

R.L. Fleming #59416
Correctional Officer (Ret)
California Department of Corrections

July 3, 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

July 2, 2020

Rest in Peace Officer Bianchi. 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

July 2, 2020

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Bianchi. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

July 2, 2020

RIP my brother. Not only did I lose a fellow LEO, I lost my daughter-in-law's Father and a Grandfather to a grandson. He loved his family especially his grandson. Rich you will be missed by your family.

Reserve Game Warden Joe Deese
Nevada Department of Wildlife

July 2, 2020

may HIS light shine perpetual upon his face

Chief Jim Allen (retired)
Mobile County Child Support

July 2, 2020

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

Surviving Sister Catherine Garibay Sanc

July 2, 2020

I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers. RIP.

Retired Fire Lieutenantm Frank J Corasa
Baltimore City Fire Department

July 2, 2020

Rest in peace Corrections Officer Bianchi.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 1, 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

Avenue of the Fallen

Standing at attention in their class “A“uniforms, badges gleaming and shoes like glass, are your brothers and sisters of Law Enforcement. All of whom have previously paid the ultimate price.
Today, like many others, they welcome you to this wonderful place.
As you march down the Avenue of the Fallen, all eyes focus on you as if to say “it’s OK, you’re with your eternal partners.”
A salute is followed and a tear can be seen on so many faces.
Welcome, you served well.
Now come join us in the ranks, another is coming home.
Officer Jim Weaver (#11452), Los Angeles Police Department retired
12-25-2010

Officer Jim Weave
Los Angeles Police Department retired

July 1, 2020

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well.

Douglas J. Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Central Macomb Lodge #187 Macomb County Mich

July 1, 2020

My condolences to the family, friends and co-workers. I would like to share a poem I have written:

The Badge

John 15:13 King James Version (KJV) Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends, (others).

The first respondents wear a mask;
"Why?" Some may ask.
Because we believe in humanity.
Each of us, who laid our right hands
Upon the Bible, took an oath,
To protect and serve, this was
Our solemn troth.
Not only do Law-Enforcement,
Firefighters, and EMT's wear these
Badges of valor, but all whose
Reflections shine:
These are the Doctor's, Nurses,
PCT's, our Health Care providers,
Techs, Social Workers,
On down the line.
All of these precious lives do matter.

We knew, when we strapped
On our belts, we might not
Come home after our shift;
Each day could have been our last.
We are the role-models
And must pass on the eternal torch
Of self-sacrifice to our next generation.
We have quieted the child with tears;
We've sat with those those whose spirits
Needed a lift; we've cried with those who've
Suffered loss so they did not
Have to alone bare their heavy cross.
Love is an amazing gift.

We've been called by every name
Known to man;
Talked down those who've sought to maim
Whenever and whomever they can.
We've witnessed atrocities
Vengeful hearts,
Casting lots, and devising evil plots.
Yes, we lay down our lives everyday
To protect and serve.
We are the hero's ordained by God
Here on earth.
Say a little prayer for us,
And tell us you love us before
We walk out that door.

© Janice Bumbalough Marler : [email protected] 2020

I am a retired police officer. I am eighty years of age and now reside in Troy, Ohio. I graduated, in North Carolina, February 19, 1984-1994

July 1, 2020

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

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

July 1, 2020

On behalf of Moms Back the Blue of the St. Louis County Police Family Association, we offer
our heartfelt condolences to the family (blood and blue) and friends of Correctional Officer Bianchi.
We will be forever indebted to you for your selfless service and sacrifice.
Always Honored; Never Forgotten

Proud Moms from
Moms Back the Blue of the
St. Louis County Police Family Association

July 1, 2020

Officer Bianchi, you left this world too soon and I Thank you for your service to your state. May God Bless your family and all those that loved and cared about you here on earth. Rest in Peace, Brother.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Flowery Branch, GA

July 1, 2020

May Officer Bianachi Rest In Peace. Thank you for your most important service to your community. And thank you for keeping us safe from harm and performing some of the toughest duties of all of law enforcement, that of being a correctional officer. May your sacrifice never be forgotten.

Ret. Off. JR Neary
East LA, CA

July 1, 2020

Rest In Peace sir, I had the honor to work with you and learn from you. Thank you for your service, we will take it from here sir.

LASD Deputy Jauregui, former CDCR Office
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s

July 1, 2020

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

July 1, 2020

RIP

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired.
New York State Police - Troop D

June 30, 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 30, 2020

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers 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 Correctional Officer Richard Bianchi.

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

June 30, 2020

My deepest sympathies to the family and friends of CO Bianchi. May the LE Community find peace during this time.

Jacquelynne Booker, Deputy/Det., Retired
Shasta County Sheriffs Ofc, Redding CA

June 30, 2020

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