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Corporal Bryant Searcy

Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, September 2, 2020

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Reflections for Corporal Bryant Searcy

My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Corporal Bryant Searcy. Rest in peace.

CBP Officer(retired) Luis Otero
DHS/Bureau Of Customs And Border Protection

September 22, 2020

On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Corporal Bryant Searcy and the extended law enforcement family of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Michigan.


End of Watch Wednesday, September 2, 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 20, 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

September 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

September 16, 2020

Corporal Bryant's family,
I am so sorry for the heartache that you must be feeling. You are in my prayers, and I hope that you can feel the Lord's comfort during this time. Bryant's sacrafices to his community will not be forgotten. I am sure he blessed SO many people's lives. Across the country, as I read about him, I am impacted by his dedication. May God bless you and keep you all. Remember God makes everything for our good and His glory, even what was meant for evil. God's plan will still prevail, and He is with you. His plans are to give you hope and a future. Your journey isn't over yet. God bless you all, and thank you for the service your family has given and continues to give for the good of others.

Michelle
Deputy's Wife

September 15, 2020

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

September 14, 2020

I cannot believe I went and saw you in a box the day before yesterday. I cannot believe it.

Of all the people to be taken, why you?

The craziest thing is that you would forgive him. You would try to talk to him. You would listen as he talked. You would try to look out for him, to lift him up, to encourage him to be strong and face up and make amends. Extra tray, extra blanket. You would pray with him, over him, and for him.

The department needed 500 more just like you. The world needed a million more. But there was only 1 you.

There will be a lot of hurt attached to this forever.

Former partner
WCSD Division 1 midnights

September 12, 2020

I cannot believe I went and saw you in a box the day before yesterday. I cannot believe it.

Of all the people to be taken, why you?

The craziest thing is that you would forgive him. You would try to talk to him. You would listen as he talked. You would try to look out for him, to lift him up, to encourage him to be strong and face up and make amends. Extra tray, extra blanket. You would pray with him, over him, and for him.

The department needed 500 more just like you. The world needed a million more. But there was only 1 you.

There will be a lot of hurt attached to this forever.

Former partner
Division I Midnight Shift Co-Worker

September 12, 2020

I cannot believe I went and saw you in a box the day before yesterday. I cannot believe it.

Of all the people to be taken, why you?

The craziest thing is that you would forgive him. You would try to talk to him. You would listen as he talked. You would try to look out for him, to lift him up, to encourage him to be strong and face up and make amends. Extra tray, extra blanket. You would pray with him, over him, and for him.

The department needed 500 more just like you. The world needed a million more. But there was only 1 you.

There will be a lot of hurt attached to this forever.

Former partner
Division I Midnight Shift Co-Worker

September 12, 2020

CPL Searcy,

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

Rest in peace Brother.

Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

September 8, 2020

Requiescat in Pacem

Sergeant Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

September 7, 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 Weaver
Los Angeles Police Department retired

September 7, 2020

May Our Lord have a Special place in His Heavenly Home for Corporal Searcy. He is a True Hero. My deepest sympathies go out to his family and his department.

Michael T.Sullivan, Retired Patrolman
Chicago Police Department, 9th District

September 7, 2020

The covid pandemic forced a shut down for both of our divisions. That's when I met you. I'm so glad and honored to have met you. We were reassigned to the Wayne County Jail and worked side by side on the 2nd and 3rd floors of Division 2, while we lifted each other up for about 2 months because our day shift court division lifestyle was uprooted. I complained...you listened. I contemplated switching careers. You offered advice. You said "Ali if you want you can always find another job. But why put your family through that? Starting over? In a new department? Low seniority and opposite shifts from your wife? You should be more patient..." Best advice I ever got. We shared stories of attacks we sustained. Mostly verbal. Sometimes a substance was thrown at us. Sometimes it was a knock-down-drag-out fight. But we survived. I don't know the details of how you were murdered, but I do know one thing. IT SHOULD NOT HAVE HAPPENED. It angers me to know that even metal bars were not enough to keep someone from crossing the ultimate line. Big bro you had so much more to give. Not just to your family. And yes I remember sharing family pics and stories with you during down time. But for your partners that were seeking knowledge and a positive presence? We need you. We ALL need you. I need you. And I miss you. I would be lying if I said I did not feel anger because of this tragedy. So I won't lie to you. But instead of being angry and doing something FOOLISH, I will remember how calm and endearing you were. I learned from you. And I won't let you down. R.I.P. my brother. I will see you again. I still got questions. And I'm sure we'll talk about them when my time comes. With love and respect, your partner.

WCSO Deputy Keenon O. Ali #2824
Wayne County Sheriff's Office

September 7, 2020

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

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

September 6, 2020

May God be with Corporal Searcy, his family, friends and co-workers at this most trying times. May he Rest In Peace and May he NEVER be forgotten.

Ret. Off. JR Neary
East LA, CA

September 6, 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 5, 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

September 5, 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

September 5, 2020

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Corporal, Bryant Searcy, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Corporal makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

September 4, 2020

My thoughts are with his friends and family. Such a tragic loss. We appreciate his service.

Laura Davis

September 4, 2020

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

September 4, 2020

Rest in peace Corporal Bryant Searcy. You are a true hero.

Jamie D Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office, Retired

September 4, 2020

Thank you for your service.
Rest in peace.

Sergeant David Sheetz (retired)
Houston Police Dept.

September 4, 2020

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