Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Major Rickie Allen Groves

Kennett Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Friday, October 16, 2020

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Reflections for Major Rickie Allen Groves

My Deepest Sympathy to the family, friends and coworkers of this Fallen Officer. Thank you for your Dedication, Service and Protection. RIP Sir.

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

October 18, 2020

One of the best, Thank you for your service and your commitment to the citizens of not only Kennett but all of Dunklin County. We’ve got it from here. Rest easy 902

Deputy Taylor Tinsley
Dunklin County, MO Sheriff’s Office

October 18, 2020

Rest in Peace Major Rickie A. Groves! Thank you for your 35 years of service with the Kennett Police Department. 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

October 18, 2020

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Major Rickie A. Graves. Please know we are eternally grateful for Rickie’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Major Graves, 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 Kennett Police Department
in Kennett, MO for Rickie’s partner and fellow officers. POINT 27 sent a Folded Flag Necklace engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Major Graves’ Family.

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

October 18, 2020

Rest in Peace Major Groves. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, coworkers and friends.

Lieutenant Robert T. Mote (ret)
Buena Park, CA Police Department

October 18, 2020

R.I.P Major Rickie Groves

Brian Molyneaux

October 18, 2020

God Bless you, Brother and thank you for your service. Rest in Peace, Major Groves.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

October 18, 2020

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

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

October 18, 2020

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

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

October 18, 2020

RIP from Florida State FOP

President Bobby Jenkins
Florida State FOP Lodge

October 18, 2020

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

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

October 18, 2020

Rest in peace, Major Groves. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

October 18, 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

October 18, 2020

Rest In Peace Major Groves. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Groves Family and the Kennett Police Department.

Cpl. Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office New Jersey

October 18, 2020

Major Groves,

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

October 18, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother

james oneill

October 18, 2020

Rest in peace Major Groves!
You will not be forgotten!

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

October 18, 2020

Major Groves, 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

October 18, 2020



October 18, 2020

There will never be another quite like you, Rick. Thank you for being willing to take every call I threw your way, no matter how crazy, and doing it with such patience and grace. You were a true asset to all law enforcement and Kennett was so very blessed to have you! Rest In Peace, sir.

Kelsie Mays, Communications
Kennett Police Department

October 17, 2020

You will be missed! Rest easy brother we got it from here.

Patrolman Justin Moore
Kennett Mo

October 17, 2020

RIP, Major Groves. Thank you for your service. Praying for your loved ones.

Officer C Curione, ret.
Rochester Police Department, NY

October 17, 2020

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

October 17, 2020

Rest easy Brother. We will hold the line from here!

Officer Mallory Snow
Campbell Police Department

October 17, 2020

Groves family and friends may God grant all of you with a speedy healing. Major Groves thank you for your service to your Community and Department. Most of all thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice in the Line of Duty.

Res.Ofc.Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls, OH Police Department

October 17, 2020

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