Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Senior Sergeant Steve Urias

Austin Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, August 26, 2021

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Reflections for Senior Sergeant Steve Urias

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

Retired Fire Lt Frank J Corasaniti II
Baltimore City Fire Department

November 14, 2021

Rest in peace Senior Sergeant Steve Urias and thank you for your service.

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

November 2, 2021

Sheriff Brad Swain, together with the deputies & staff of MCSO, offers our heartfelt sympathy to your entire department and to the family of your fallen Officer, Senior Sergeant Steve Urias. May the outpouring of support you receive as a result of your tragic loss help provide all of you with peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Liane Johnson, #53-66
Monroe County Sheriff's Office
Indiana
U.S.A.

October 21, 2021

Senior Sergeant Urias,

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

September 22, 2021

RIP Senior Sergeant Urias. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Austin

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

September 19, 2021

James P Waggle, Jr.
Civilian

September 9, 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

September 7, 2021

PRAYERS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AND OUR FAMILY OF BLUE. ANOTHER OFFICER TAKEN TO SOON. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF YOUR COMMUNITY. REST IN GODS ARMS.

MOTHER OF A DALLAS POLICEWOMAN LINDA KEM
None

September 3, 2021

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Senior Sergeant Urias. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Austin Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

September 2, 2021

I would like to offer my condolences to the family and friends of Senior Sergeant Steve Urias. I am so sorry for your loss. Senior Sergeant Urias was committed to serving the people of Texas and he will not be forgotten. I am praying for you.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs
Maryland

September 2, 2021

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Sergeant Urias and the Austin Police Department during this time. Thank you, Sergeant Urias, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

September 1, 2021

Senior Sergeant Steve Urias, your 31 years of service will never be forgotten. To his family, I am terribly sorry for your loss. Rest In Peace sir, we will take the watch from here.

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

September 1, 2021

Deepest sympathy to the family of Senior Sergeant Steve Urias,!and to his Brothers and Sisters of the Police Department, Texas. May GOD give peace, comfort, and understanding for their loss. RIP Brother!

Chaplain Terry L. Longacre. MTPD (Retire
Red Rose Lodge FOP# 16 Lancaster, County, Pennsylvania

August 31, 2021

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God”. Matthew 5:9

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

August 31, 2021

To my Dear Sweet Cousin Steve. I love you and shall miss you very much! You are a Special Soul, kind and full of love for your Family. Rest in peace ❣️

Janet Martinez
Cousin

August 31, 2021

On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Senior Sergeant Steve Urias and the extended law enforcement family of the Austin Police Department, Texas.


End of Watch Thursday, August 26, 2021


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

August 31, 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

August 30, 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

August 30, 2021

PRAYERS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AND OUR FAMILY OF BLUE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF YOUR COMMUNITY. ANOTHER OFFICER TAKEN TO SOON. REST IN GODS ARMS

MOTHER OF A DALLAS POLICEWOMAN LINDA KEM
None

August 30, 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

August 30, 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 Senior Sergeant, Steve Urias, from complications of the COVID-19 Virus. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Senior Sergeant succumbs from this deadly virus. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

August 30, 2021

may HIS light shine perpetual upon his face

Chief Jim Allen (retired)
Mobile County Child Support

August 30, 2021

Rest in peace.

J.R.

August 28, 2021

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

Rudy Jones ( Retired )
Former Reserve Sgt Cuyahoga Falls Ohio Police Dept.

August 28, 2021

Rest in peace brother.

Former Corporal Brian Sullivan
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

August 28, 2021

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