Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Ranger Brendan Patrick Unitt

Larimer County Department of Natural Resources, Colorado

End of Watch Thursday, August 20, 2020

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Reflections for Ranger Brendan Patrick Unitt

RIP Ranger Unitt. Thank you for your service to the Country and the citizens of Larimer County

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

August 24, 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.

August 24, 2020

This is too sad. Thank you, Ranger Brendan Unitt, for being there to assist. I am so very sorry you were lost yourself in the midst of your service. I so pray that our God and Lord Jesus Christ reward you to the uttermost in the next life. My prayers for your family, and all friends, community - thank you for your service. Love and comfort to those here left behind. Thank you again.

Kim Durham
Davis Police Department - Daughter

August 24, 2020

My Deepest Sympathy to the family, friends and coworker’s of Ranger Unitt. Thank you for your Dedication, Service and Protection. You Will Always Be Remembered As The True Hero You Are. Your Sacrifice Will Never Be Forgotten. RIP Sir.

Diane Waynant-Murray Sister of Inspector Brian Waynant SR. WPD/ WFD 03/01/2010

August 24, 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

August 24, 2020

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Ranger Unitt and the Larimer County Department of Natural Resources during this time. Thank you, Ranger Unitt, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

August 24, 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

August 24, 2020

Rest in peace sir and always know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 24, 2020

On behalf of the Kentucky Peace Officers' Association please accept our condolences on the tragic death of Ranger Unitt.

Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

August 24, 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

August 24, 2020

Rest in peace Brother.

Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

August 24, 2020

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Ranger Brendan Unitt. Please know we are eternally grateful for Brendan’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Ranger Unitt, 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 Larimer County Department of Natural Resources, Loveland, Colorado for Brendan’s partner and fellow Rangers. 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 Ranger Unitt’s family. Also enclosed is a US Marines Dog Tag to honor Brendan’s service and dedication to the United States Marines.

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.


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]

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

August 23, 2020

R est in Peace Ranger Brendan Unitt! Thank you for your 6 months of service with the Larimer County Department of Natural Resources in Colorado. 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

August 23, 2020

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

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

August 23, 2020

RIP Ranger Unitt...... Your sacrifices will not be forgotten! Unfortunately, people take for granted all that the folks on these pages do, day in - day out. But there are a few of us who know why you got into this business in the first place and why you were so willing to sacrifice your life for others. God bless you and bring comfort to your family and comrades.

Steve Crandall
State Park Manager / Ranger
North Dakota Parks & Recreation Dept (Retired)

August 23, 2020

Rest easy brother thank you for your service. May your sacrifice or memory never fade.

Jerry Matalone #8046 (Retired)
Des Moines Iowa Police Department

August 23, 2020

Ranger Unitt, 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 continue 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

August 23, 2020

I am sad to learn of the passing of a brother and hero in Ranger Brendan Unitt. 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 Larimer County Department of Natural Resources, Colorado

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

August 23, 2020

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

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

August 23, 2020

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

James P Waggle, Jr.

August 23, 2020

Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Correctional Officer Paul Schanno
Hennepin County(Minneapolis)- Adult Corrections Facility

August 22, 2020

Requiescat in Pacem

Sergeant Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

August 22, 2020

Rest in peace.


August 22, 2020

Rest in peace brother.

Former Corporal Brian Sullivan
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

August 22, 2020

Brenden was an intern at Rocky Mountain Raptor Program and he was a bright light. Kind, compassionate and always a smile and a happy word. We are all missing him and hoping that he soars with the hawks and eagles he loved.

Carin Avila
Rocky Mountain Raptor Program

August 22, 2020

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