Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Richard Treadwell

Dane County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin

End of Watch Saturday, August 22, 2020

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Richard Treadwell

On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Deputy Sheriff Richard Treadwell and the extended law enforcement family of the Dane County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin.


End of Watch Thursday, August 22, 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 Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

September 17, 2020

Deputy Sheriff Treadwell,

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

September 11, 2020

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

Chip Nowlin
President
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

September 9, 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 Lieutenant Frank J Corasan
Baltimore City Fire Department

September 2, 2020

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

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

September 1, 2020

Deepest Sympathy to the family of Sergeant Treadmill and to his Brothers and Sisters of the Dane County Sheriff’s Office,Wisconsin. May God give comfort comfort, understanding and appreciation to his family and associates for the sacrifice he has made.

Chaplain Terry L. Longacre (Ret.Manor Tw
Red Rose Lodge FOP# 16 Lancaster, County Pennsylvanianbiu hasMa

September 1, 2020

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Sergeant Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

August 31, 2020

Rest in peace Deputy Tredwell, you will never be forgotten.

Officer Paul Matchett
SSM Health - St. Mary's Hospital Security

August 30, 2020

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

Sergeant Monica Veney
Baltimore Police Department

August 28, 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 Lieutenant Frank J Corasan
Baltimore City Fire Department

August 27, 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

August 27, 2020

Rest in peace Sheriff Treadwell!
You will not be forgotten!

Willie Bell Hopewell VA!
Friend Of All Law Enforcement Officers!

August 27, 2020

Rest in peace, Deputy Treadwell.

Capt. Jeff Knop (Ret.)
Menomonee Falls (WI) Police Department

August 26, 2020

Hero never forgotten

BLR
Retired Texas dispatcher

August 26, 2020

Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff Rick Treadwell! Thank you for your 25 years of service with the Dane County Sheriff's Office at the Dane County Law Enforcement Training Center in Wisconsin. 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 26, 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 25, 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 25, 2020

Session 18 of the Zone 5 Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy.
We thank you for your service.
We offer our sincerest condolences to your family and friends.

Session 18, Zone 5 Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy

August 25, 2020

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

August 25, 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

August 25, 2020

GOD BLESS OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY OF DEPUTY SHERIFF TREADWELL, AND ALL THOSE WHO MOURN THE LOSS OF DEPUTY SHERIFF TREADWELL. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME HIS SERVICE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED IN YOUR COMMUNITY AND HIS DEEDS NEVER FORGOTTEN.

Retired Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service, Canada

August 25, 2020

Rest In Peace Rick.

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Retired

August 25, 2020

Rest in Peace Deputy Treadwell. 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

August 25, 2020

Sheriff Treadwell, for many years, you dedicated your life to protecting others that they may be safe. It took a small virus to take your life. Our Lord, who sees all and knows all, will reward you abundantly for your courage, dedication and selfless service. May He immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

August 25, 2020

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

Lieutenant Brian J. Wills II
Oswego County Sheriff's Office
New York

August 25, 2020

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