Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Sean Sebastian Rios

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, November 9, 2020

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Reflections for Sergeant Sean Sebastian Rios

Rest in peace.

Sergeant (Retired) Ronald Sowell
Lubbock Police Department

November 10, 2020

Our condolences and prayers are extended the family and friends. To a gallant peace maker, protector and servant of society. May your soul rest in peace.

Det. Calvin Guy
Det.Sgt.Guadalupe P.D./ Ret. Det. Phoenix P.D.

November 10, 2020


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November 10, 2020


Retired Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service, Canada

November 10, 2020

Thank you for your dedication to duty !

Sheriff Troy Peterson
Harrison County Sheriffs Office

November 10, 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

RIP sir. Thank you for your service too Houston and the great state of Texas. God Bless your family..

Cpl. Robert Stines

November 10, 2020

Thank you for your service Sargeant Rios! May you rest in eternal peace!

Proud Father of a SARATOGA County Deputy, NY

November 10, 2020

I am sad to learn of the passing of a brother and hero in Sergeant Sean Rios. I believe our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven. May the Lord deliver blessings, comfort and peace to his family, friends and all members of the Houston Police Department, Texas

Retired, T W Martinez
FOP member
State of New Mexico/JJS

November 10, 2020

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

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

November 10, 2020

My condolences to the family, the Houston Police Dept. and friends of Sgt. Rios,

Another honorable servant of the public has been shot and killed in the line of duty. It is so painful to hear of these tragic events.

Sgt. Rios on his way to his duty assignment encounters a situation that merits his intervention. He responds heroically taking incoming fire resulting in his death. I am so proud of Sgt. Rios and my fellow officers who are willing to put their lives in danger every day to protect their communities. May more people become aware of the need and support of the "Thin Blue Line."

May the Lord comfort all who are grieving over the loss of Sgt. Rios. He died a hero while responding to a critical incident.

Jim Dowling
California Highway Patrol (Retired)

November 10, 2020

May God comfort the Rios Family during this very difficult time. My prayer is that God will comfort the Houston Police Department and strengthen them in there time of need. REST IN PEACE BROTHER!

Police Officer & Antoine Thomas
Wilson's Mill's Police Department, Town of Wilson's Mil

November 10, 2020

Condolences to the family, friends and fellow officers from Blue Knights NC II

Chaplain Frank Spears
Blue Knights NC II

November 10, 2020

Rest in Peace Sergeant Rios. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this very difficult time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Deputy Parole Administrator Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

November 10, 2020

Rest in peace Seargent Rios. Thank you for your 25 five years of dedicated service Sir. May your soul be with God. Prayers and thoughts for the immediate family and fellow HPD brothers and sisters. God bless all our first responders.

Former Reserve Deputy Sheriff , OCSO FL
Osceola County Sheriff Office

November 10, 2020

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Sergeant Sean Rios. Please know we are eternally grateful for Sean’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Sergeant Rios, 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 Houston Police Department in
Houston, Texas for Sean’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 Sergeant Rios’ parents.

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
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Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department Reserve Division
POINT 27- National Out Reach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison

November 10, 2020

God bless you Sergeant Sean Rios, for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends, and to your brothers and sisters from the Houston Police Department. Rest in Peace Brother.

Officer Jim Drabos (Retired)
San Gabriel (CA) Police Department

November 10, 2020

My condolences to the family of Sgt Sean Rios of the Houston Police Department

(Ret) Sgt Thomas McCarthy

November 10, 2020

Sorry for your family's loss and your Department's loss.

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

November 10, 2020

Rest in Peace my brother

Captain (Retired) Roy Miles
Sulphur (La) Police Department

November 10, 2020

Rest in peace Brother Sean, you are a true American Hero and will never be forgotten for your service and courage.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 0715/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs OK PD

November 10, 2020

Thank you for your service, Sgt Rios. May God comfort and bless your loved ones, both blood and blue, and may you Rest In Peace.

J. Vail, Retired
LEO Louisiana

November 10, 2020

I’ve known Sean for over 20 years.
He was a great man and a hell of an officer.
Always had a smile and was ready to help you - a a real go-getter.

Officer RW Rres
Klein ISD Police

November 10, 2020

RIP brother

Robert Sillmon
Randolph County Sheriff's Office (retired)

November 10, 2020

Deepest Sympathy to the family of Sergeant Rios and to his Brothers and Sisters of the Houston Police Department May God bless then give them Peapce and understanding of their loss.He would never have given up his call to act because of the call to duty. May God keep you in his Mansion of many rooms and in his Loving arms. RIP Brother we got your Watch.

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

November 10, 2020

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