Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Dylan Pickle

Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch Sunday, July 26, 2020

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Dylan Pickle

My deepest condolences to his family and friends. May Dylan's soul forever rest peacefully in Heaven. Also, my prayers for the other deputy who was struck by the vehicle.

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

August 3, 2020

Rest in peace brother.

Former Corporal Brian Sullivan
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

August 2, 2020

Deputy Sheriff Pickle,

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

August 2, 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

"Always Ready, Always There!"

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

August 2, 2020

Requiescat in Pacem

Sergeant Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

August 1, 2020

Thank you Deputy Pickle for your hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Mississippi. 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

August 1, 2020

Rest In Peace my young brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and department. Your courage will not be forgotten. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and department. Matthew 5:9.

Lieutenant Don Barton
Garden City PD, MI

August 1, 2020

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Deptuy Pickle and the Monroe County Sheriff's Office during this time. Thank you, Deputy Pickle, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

July 31, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Dylan Pickle. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten. God Bless!

DeKalb, IL Police Department

July 31, 2020

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

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

July 31, 2020

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

July 31, 2020

I was violent
But only when I had to be
I cried
At some of the things I had to see
I cringed
At some of the things yelled at me
I was proud
Of many of the things I had done
My parents were proud
Of a hard working son
Though I was a peaceful man
I carried a gun
I never cared
Whether you're brown, white or black
I did my job well
And I put up with the flack
Then last night they told my family
That I am not coming back
I was a Police Officer

Father of a Police Officer

July 30, 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

July 29, 2020

Officer Pickle, our Lord took you back to Himself as your life had only begun. God, in His infinite goodness, must need good people like you to do His work on earth. He will reward you abundantly. May He immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
I'm a civilian, grateful for the unselfish service provided by our police officers whose deaths, whatever the cause, affect me deeply.

July 29, 2020

God bless you Deputy Sheriff Dylan Pickle! Thank you for your service with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office in Mississippi , and your service with the Mississippi National Guard. We are all thankful to you for your 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

July 28, 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

July 28, 2020

He reminds me of my son, at that age. He is, was someone's son, so beautiful. May he rest in eternal peace.
Cee

N/A Carolyn Oschadlin

July 28, 2020

Rest in Peace Deputy Pickle. Thank you for your Service.
My Prayers for your Family both Blood and Blue.

Cpl. Terri Albright, #668
DuPage County Sheriff's Office

July 28, 2020

To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say...
but first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this from heaven. Here I dwell with God above.
Here, there's no more tears of sadness; here is just eternal love.

Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight.
Remember that I'm with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through,
God picked me up and hugged me and He said, "I welcome you."

It's good to have you back again; you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family, they'll be here later on.
I need you here badly; you're part of my plan.
There's so much that we have to do, to help our mortal man."

God gave me a list of things, that he wished for me to do.
And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.
And when you lie in bed at night, the day's chores put to flight.
God and I are closest to you....in the middle of the night.

When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years
because you are only human, they are bound to bring you tears.
But do not be afraid to cry; it does relieve the pain.
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.

I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
But if I were to tell you, you wouldn't understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is o'er.
I'm closer to you now, than I ever was before.

There are many rocky roads ahead of you and many hills to climb;
but together we can do it by taking one day at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I'd like it for you too...
that as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.

If you can help somebody who's in sorrow and pain,
then you can say to God at night......"My day was not in vain."
And now I am contented....that my life has been worthwhile,
knowing as I passed along the way, I made somebody smile.

So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low,
just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you're walking down the street, and you've got me on your mind;
I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.

And when it's time for you to go.... from that body to be free,
remember you're not going.....you're coming here to me.

Officer S. Ladd
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

July 27, 2020

My condolences to your family, Thanks for the service.

Deputy Karen Norman-Jackson
McIntosh County Sheriff's Department

July 27, 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 MI.

July 27, 2020

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

Ptl. B L Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake PD OH

July 27, 2020

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

Anrae G Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

July 27, 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

July 27, 2020

"Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and perpetual light shine upon him." Rest well brother.

Bishop Edward Skiba
Stuart, Fl Police Chaplain

July 27, 2020

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