Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Warrants Officer Toby Keiser

Knox County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Monday, January 18, 2021

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Reflections for Warrants Officer Toby Keiser

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

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

February 20, 2021

Rest in Peace Warrants Officer Keiser. Thank you for your Service.
My Prayers to your Family both Blood and Blue.

Cpl. Terri Albright
DuPage County Sheriff's Office

February 18, 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

"Forged by the Sea" "Always Ready, Always There"

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

February 17, 2021

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.
Assistant Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge (ASAC)
New York Field Office
Federal Air Marshal Service

February 16, 2021

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

Chip Nowlin
President
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

February 15, 2021

Officer Kaiser, 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
Civilian

February 14, 2021

On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Warrants Officer Toby Keiser and the extended law enforcement family of the Knox County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee.


End of Watch Monday, January 18, 2021
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Rest in Peace brother and watch over us. We will protect and serve from here on in your honor.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

February 13, 2021

Warrants Officer Keiser,

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

February 13, 2021

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

February 12, 2021

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Officer Keiser and the Knox County Sheriff's Office during this time. Thank you, Officer Keiser, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

February 12, 2021

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

February 12, 2021

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

February 11, 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

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Warrants Officer, Toby Keiser, from complications of the COVD-19 Virus. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Warrants Officer succumbs from this deadly virus. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed. We thank Warrant Officer Keiser for his service as a United States Navy and Army National Guard Veteran.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

February 11, 2021

RIP Officer Keiser. Thank you for your service to the Country and the citizens of Knox County

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

February 11, 2021

Bless your soul brother . May God look after you family in time of need you will be greatly miss

Cw5 Hildebrant
Army

February 11, 2021

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

Rudy Jones (Retired)
Former Cuyahoga Falls PD Ohio

February 11, 2021

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

February 11, 2021

Rest In Peace Warrants Officer Toby Keiser! Thank you for your 28 years of service with the Knox County Sheriff's Office in Tennessee and for your service with the United States Navy and the United States Army National Guard. 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 wife and your four children, and we want them to know that you will never be forgotten! Our thoughts and Prayers go out to all of your family, and to all of your sisters and brothers in Blue that protect us. God bless you all!! (Matthew5:9)

Kelly & Eddie King

February 10, 2021

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends.
Thank you for your unselfish service to your community and country.

James P Waggle, Jr.
Civilian

February 10, 2021

My condolences to the family of Warrants Officer Toby Keiser.

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

February 10, 2021

I would like to express my deepest sympathy to the family, friends, and coworkers of Officer Keiser. Officer Keiser’s service and sacrifice for the people of this country will not be forgotten. I am praying for your comfort in the difficult days ahead.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs
Maryland

February 10, 2021

Rest in peace brother

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

February 10, 2021

R.I.P Warrant Officer Toby Keiser

Brian Molyneaux
Citizen

February 10, 2021

Praying for peace and comfort today and in the days ahead. With deepest sympathy,

Rita Rocker
Deputy Executive Director
Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

February 10, 2021

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