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Sergeant Clay Garrison

Port of Galveston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, August 25, 2021

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Reflections for Sergeant Clay Garrison

Sergeant Garrison,

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

Rest in Peace Sergeant Garrison. 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

September 16, 2021

Heavenly Father, You commit to us the swift and solemn trust of life: since we know not what a day may bring forth, but only that the hour for serving You is always present, may we wake to the instant claims of Your will upon our lives. In the face of questions without answers, of dreams unfulfilled, of the emptiness that will not go away, we are only compelled to thank You always for lives faithfully lived, for good memories and living hopes. We are reminded as we pray for family and friends who are touched with the feeling of sorrow, that we pray to one who does not let go unnoticed even the falling of a sparrow to earth. We pray to one who weeps for his world, and therefore we come trusting that in life or death, we may find rest and comfort in Him. In Christ Jesus, I pray. Amen

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, BSBS, NCCA
Ordained / Licensed Independent Christian Clergy
Associate Pastor – United National Church
Christian Police Chaplain Ministry
Merrimack, NH 03054

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

September 14, 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

September 13, 2021

James P Waggle, Jr.
Civilian

September 10, 2021

Thank you, Sergeant Clay Garrison - I am sorry you have been taken from us much too early. Thank you for your service. I offer prayers for your family, the Department, Community and friends. May God rest you now in His eternal peace.

Kim
Christina Giannone - Police Officer City of Davis

September 8, 2021

Avenue of the Fallen
Standing at attention in their Standing class “A “uniforms, badges gleaming and shoes like glass, are your brothers and sisters of Law Enforcement. All of whom have previously paid the ultimate price.
Today, like many others, they welcome you to this wonderful place.
As you march down the Avenue of the Fallen, all eyes focus on you as if to say “it’s OK, you’re with your eternal partners.”
A salute is followed and a tear can be seen on so many faces.
Welcome, you served well.
Now come join us in the ranks, another is coming home.
Officer Jim Weaver (#11452) Los Angeles Police Department retired
12-25-2010

Officer Jim Weaver
Los Angeles Police Department ( Retired )

September 8, 2021

To the family and coworkers of Sergeant Clay Garrison, my heartfelt sympathy for your loss. May God watch over Clay, his family and all law enforcement officers during this difficult time. Rest In Peace sir.

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

September 8, 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 8, 2021

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

September 8, 2021

Brother Clay,

From day one when we met at the SO we became friends and always kept in touch throughout our LE career. We worked for the same agency but never worked together. As we continued on with our careers we both applied here at the Port and were hired. We had an awesome time! I will always remember the times you helped me by giving me the motivation and push to better myself and I am most grateful. Without your guidance I wouldn't be where I am at today. Whenever we were on duty no one had to worry about their back because when you were there you made sure to have EVERYONE'S back. You took care of all of us. My heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends during this difficult time, you are greatly missed by many. You will never be forgotten Sergeant Clay Garrison. Rest In Peace, Brother.

Sergeant Tino Ramirez
Port of Galveston Police Department

September 8, 2021

Rest, brother.

Sgt. Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

September 7, 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

September 7, 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 Sergeant, Clay Garrison, from complications of the COVID-19 Virus. It is always a huge loss when a fellow 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

September 7, 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

may HIS light shine perpetual upon his face

Chief Jim Allen (retired)
Mobile County Child Support

September 7, 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

September 6, 2021

On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Sergeant Clay Garrison and the extended law enforcement family of the Port of Galveston Police Department, Texas.


End of Watch Wednesday, August 25, 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

September 5, 2021

Sergeant Garrison, 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 God immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

September 5, 2021

Rest in peace Brother....My thoughts are with your family, friends, and the members of your agency during this most difficult and tragic time.....

LT. Joseph Ward, Ret
Jackson, NJ PD

September 4, 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

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

Anrae G Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

September 3, 2021

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

Son of G. Truman Wortham. EOW 07/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Tulsa Police Department, Sand Springs OK PD

September 3, 2021

RIP HERO !!!!!!!!

Sergeant Mitchell G. Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

September 3, 2021

Heavenly Father, You commit to us the swift and solemn trust of life: since we know not what a day may bring forth, but only that the hour for serving You is always present, may we wake to the instant claims of Your will upon our lives. In the face of questions without answers, of dreams unfulfilled, of the emptiness that will not go away, we are only compelled to thank You always for lives faithfully lived, for good memories and living hopes. We are reminded as we pray for family and friends who are touched with the feeling of sorrow, that we pray to one who does not let go unnoticed even the falling of a sparrow to earth. We pray to one who weeps for his world, and therefore we come trusting that in life or death, we may find rest and comfort in Him. In Christ Jesus, I pray. Amen

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

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

September 3, 2021

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