Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Brandon Michael Stalker

Toledo Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, January 18, 2021

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Reflections for Police Officer Brandon Michael Stalker

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Police Officer Brandon M. Stalker of the Toledo Police Department, Ohio and the additional 67 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

January 18, 2022

May God and St. Michael watch over you in Heaven. Rest in peace Officer Stalker.

Kenneth Collins
South Amherst Police Department

January 18, 2022

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the Children of God"

We commit this Officer into the hands of our Lord. May the Officer's loved ones find peace in the life led, honor in their Officer's performance and choice of profession, and profound happiness upon being reunited in the future.

God Bless all who answer the Call.

Deputy Director (Ret) Rusty Featherstone
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI)

September 20, 2021

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

February 11, 2021

Dearest Police Officer Brandon Stalker,
Thank you for your service. I am so very saddened by such a tragic and early loss of life. I pray that God has you in His hands. I pray for rewards, peace and love in His Kingdom. I also pray for comfort and love to your fiancee and your children. I am so sorry.

Blessings and prayers for family, the Department and Community. Thank you.

Davis Police Department - Daughter

February 9, 2021

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

February 8, 2021

My heartfelt thoughts are with you and your family. Such a tragic loss to the whole community, family, and the Toledo Police Department. My deepest condolences.

Roni Thornton (Retired) Police Officer
Genoa Township Police Department

February 8, 2021

The picture accompanying this memorial page shows just how happy and enthusiastic you were to be on the job. It's heartbreaking no matter what, but your expression reminds me of how most of us started our careers full of excitement and hope for the future. It's painful to know that all that has been taken from you.

My heart goes out to all those who knew and loved you best, they, along with you are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless you, Brother and may you forever Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

February 8, 2021

For whatever it is worth, my prayers for you and your family. I am sorry, if I could, I would trade places with you, so you could carry on as a father and protector. God Bless you.

Christopher Polly
Just an American

February 5, 2021

So sorry for the tragic loss of such a fine Officer. Your dedication and service to country and community will not be forgotten. Til Vahalla

Larry R. Bowman
MSgt USMC Retired
Trooper OSHP Retired

February 5, 2021

My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Police Officer Brandon Stalker on their tragic loss. Thank you for serving your community and making it a safer place for your fellow law abiding citizens. Rest in peace Police Officer Brandon Stalker.

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

February 4, 2021

Officer Stalker, You were so young both in years and in tenure. When I watched the funeral on television I was made to feel like I knew you personally. You're dedication to your community and the job was clearly represented in everyone's tributes. Rest in Peace Brother, we have the watch from here. Heaven gained another great Officer to patrol the streets of heaven.

Sgt. Mike Munoz
Perrysburg Township Police Department

February 3, 2021

Rest In Peace officer Stalker Thank you for your service, Most sincere condolences to your family and friends.

Retired D/Sgt Scott Kelley
Michigan State Police

February 2, 2021

Rest in peace young brother, we'll take it from here. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Stalker during this time of tragic and senseless loss.

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the sons of God. Matt 5:9
Deputy Donnie Meaders (Retired)
Okfuskee County (OK) Sheriff's Office

February 2, 2021

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

February 1, 2021

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

January 30, 2021

Rest In Peace Brother!!

Lieutenant ( Retired ) Victor Manata
Newark Police Department , Newark NJ

January 30, 2021

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

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

January 30, 2021

R.I.P. Officer Stalker, We have the watch

Michael Munoz
Perrysburg Township Police Department

January 30, 2021

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

January 27, 2021

In my prayers. May God be with you and comfort you.

L.T. Pickering, RN

January 27, 2021

My sincerest condolences. There has been an uptick in these kinds of events and I have been in 3 of them this month alone. I'm be praying for your family and loved ones.

Police Officer Hilton

January 25, 2021

Our thoughts & prayers to the
“Entire family” of this brave man.
Brothers & sisters on the force

USMC Detty
Cousin to Toledo Officers

January 25, 2021

My deepest condolences to his family as it is well deserved. I don’t know this man and I am saddens that I never will. But from what I have heard this man was a courageous and brilliant man. So please join me in mourning in the loss of America’s finest Brandon Stalker. Rest In Peace, we’ll take it from here.

Civilian Shawn White

January 24, 2021

Rest In Peace my young Brother.
May God give your family the strength to override this terrible tragedy and forever remember the good times you all had together.
You will alway be remembered as a real life Hero!

Deputy Bob Dvoroznak (retired)
Cuyahoga County Sheriff Office Ohio

January 24, 2021

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