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Sergeant Ethan Kaskin

Anderson Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Friday, September 25, 2020

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Reflections for Sergeant Ethan Kaskin

A Prayer for the Mourning:
“The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.” ’
Numbers 6:24-26

Chaplain Alex Pickens III
Lansing, MI

October 20, 2020

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Sergeant Kaskin. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Anderson Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

October 19, 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

October 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

October 4, 2020

Rest In Peace

Po Shaun Walters
Nypd ~ Retired

October 4, 2020

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

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

October 3, 2020

Rest in Peace Sergeant Ethan Kaskin! Thank you for your 12 years of service with the Anderson Police Department in South Carolina. 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

September 30, 2020

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

Chip Nowlin
President
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

September 30, 2020

Sergeant Kaskin, you put your life in danger day after day of your dedicated selfless service that your community would live in safety. Your reward in heaven will be abundant. May He immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

September 30, 2020

May his soul forever rest peacefully in Heaven.

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

September 30, 2020

OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY OF SERGEANT KASKIN, AND ALL THOSE WHO MOURN THE LOSS OF SERGEANT KESKIN. 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.
GOD BLESS

Retired Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service, Canada

September 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

September 29, 2020

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Lieutenant E.Kemmer
Nevada Department of Public Safety

September 29, 2020

Sergeant Kaskin,

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 29, 2020

Rest In Peace...

Retired Detective Ed Falkowski
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

September 29, 2020

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

September 29, 2020

Rest easy brother, you have done your job well.

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

September 29, 2020

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

James P Waggle, Jr.
Civilian

September 28, 2020

Deepest Sympathy to the family of Sergeant Kaskin,and to his Brothers and Sisters of the Anderson Police Department,South Carolina. May God give comfort and understanding to his family and associates of Sergeant Kaskin. RIP Brother we got your Watch.

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

September 28, 2020

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

September 28, 2020

Rest sweetly now brother and thank you for your service. Sgt Kadkin, your life mattered.

Sgt. Barbara Johnson
LAPD retired

September 28, 2020

Kind, caring, and always concerned about everyone, Sgt. Kaskin was a great communicator. He will be missed for sure, I worked with him downtown patrol on a few occasions. Always looked forward to working with the good Sergeant....RIP brother!! May your family find peace through these difficult times...

Cpl D. McNeil OCSO

September 28, 2020

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

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

September 28, 2020

Rest in peace Sergeant Kaskin!
You will not be forgotten!

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

September 28, 2020

Rest in Peace Sergeant Kaskin. 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

September 28, 2020

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