Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Harry Morris Cohen

Riverside County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, October 18, 2020

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Reflections for Sergeant Harry Morris Cohen

Thank you for your timely commitment.

Dushyant Bharat Karani

November 18, 2021

Sgt Cohen, your picture popped up my FB. I pray that this has been a year of healing for your family. I know you are missed and loved. Thank you for your dedication to your job, county, citizens, fellow deputies (brothers and sisters) and of course your family. Prayers always.

Retired Deputy Sabrina

June 8, 2021

I am sending my prayers and my condolences to the family, fellow officers and friends of Sgt Harry M. Cohen. This year I will be riding in his honor during the Police Unity Tour in Florida 2021. Bless you all and thank you sir for your service

Officer Kyle Moore #294
Killeen Police Department (Killeen, TX)

April 13, 2021

I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers.

Retired Fire Lieutenant Frank J Corasan
Baltimore City Fire Department

December 5, 2020

Harry was a dedicated cop, motivating and caring leader, a true and tireless advocate for the K9 division, and most of all, a kind-hearted person who would stop everything to help someone out. His sudden loss while leading his team that Sunday left a giant wake of grief for his family and friends, even as we know he will live on through countless others who learned how to serve their communities through his example. It will never seem real that you're gone, Harry, but you will always and forever be missed.

Investigator (ret.) Rachael Frost
Riverside Sheriff's Department

December 4, 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

November 10, 2020

Rest In Peace brother. 24 years of faithful service will not be forgotten. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and department during this tragic time. Matthew 5:9

Lieutenant Don Barton
Garden City PD, MI

November 3, 2020

Rest in peace, Sergeant Cohen You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time. May God stand in the gap of your absence and provide an extra measure of love and protection for your beloved children.

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

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

November 1, 2020

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

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

October 31, 2020

Sgt. Harry Cohen was a great husband, father, son, friend, partner and mentor. He will be missed and never forgotten. Rest In Peace my friend, we will take it from here!

Corporal Jeff Hurd
Riverside County Sheriff's Department

October 29, 2020

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

Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

October 27, 2020

We’re gonna miss you Harry. See you on the other side brother. Well take it from here...

Deputy Chris Benson

October 24, 2020

Thank you for your service. I pray for the peace and comfort of the Almighty God to rest upon your families and friends. Rise In Glory

Sergeant Sabrina Smith
Valdosta Police Department

October 24, 2020

Only worked with you and your K-9 team a couple of times. I appreciate your help and dedication to our department Sir. RIP

Deputy Bronson Graham
Riverside County Sheriff’s Department

October 22, 2020


Retired Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service, Canada

October 22, 2020

Sergeant Cohen,

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 22, 2020

May God welcome you home with open arms. To see that pic of you and your K-9 partner brings back all the memories of my former K-9's. The look you had in that one pic shows such passion that can't be understood if your not a handler. I am truly sorry. My respects to you and your family always.

Sgt David Osborne
Tennessee Highway Patrol

October 22, 2020

My deepest condolences go out to Sergeant Harry Cohens family, friends and co-workers at Riverside County Sheriff's Department during this difficult time.

Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Rest In Peace my Brother in BLUE Sergeant Harry Cohen.

Officer Janet Sanchez
F.O.P member Yuma Lodge #24
Yuma Police Department

October 22, 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

October 22, 2020


Retired Patrol Cpl. Thomas Lanning
Carroll county sheriff's office Ga

October 22, 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 21, 2020

Praying for your family, friends, colleagues, and agency during this very difficult time for them and all of us. Thank you for your service! We shall remember you with pride and admiration always! May God Bless the Blue!

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons [children] of God. [Matthew 5:9];

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4], and;

“Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13]

Depart in peace, Brother-in-Blue; in the name of God the Father who created you; in the name of Christ Jesus who redeemed you; in the name of the Holy Spirit who sanctifies you. May you rest in peace and dwell forever with the Lord. Amen.

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, NCCA
Ordained/Licensed Independent Christian Clergy / Chaplain
The Steven R. Closs Ministries
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
Merrimack, NH 03054

Captain Steven R. Closs (Ret.)
Nashua NH Police Department

October 21, 2020

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

Jerry Matalone (Retired)
Des Moines Iowa Police Department

October 21, 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

October 21, 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 21, 2020

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