Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Carlos David Ortiz

Colorado County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, August 31, 2021

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Carlos David Ortiz

Deputy Ortiz,

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

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

September 22, 2021

RIP Deputy Sheriff Ortiz. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Colorado County

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

September 19, 2021

Rest easy my friend! We have it from here. Unit 612 your voice and your smile will be missed !

Officer Tom Donalson
Weimar Police Department, Weimar, TX

September 17, 2021

My condolences to the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Carlos Ortiz. I am truly sorry for your loss. The service and sacrifice of Deputy Ortiz will not be forgotten. I am praying for your comfort and peace.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs
Maryland

September 15, 2021

On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Deputy Sheriff Carlos David Ortiz and the extended law enforcement family of the Colorado County Sheriff's Office, Texas.

End of Watch Tuesday, August 31, 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 14, 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

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Deputy, Carols D. Ortiz, from complications of the COVID-19 Virus. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Deputy 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 12, 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

September 12, 2021

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Colorado County Sheriff's Office. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

September 11, 2021

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers of Deputy Sheriff Carlos D. Ortiz during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May happy moments from the past bring forth precious memories to cherish for a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Carlos D. Ortiz.

Gail. M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04

September 11, 2021

Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff Carlos D. Ortiz! Thank you for your over 25 years of service with the Colorado County Sheriff's Office in Texas. We are all thankful to you for your service, your devotion and your sacrifices, and also to your family and friends for their sacrifices. Our hearts break for your wife and your two daughters during this tragedy, and we want them to know that you will never be forgotten! Our thoughts and Prayers go out to the rest 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

September 11, 2021

Rest in Peace Deputy Ortiz. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, coworkers and friends.

Lieutenant Robert T. Mote (ret)
Buena Park, CA Police Department

September 11, 2021

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

S. I. Drake - Lt/IPD | IMPD (Ret)

September 11, 2021

Sheriff Ortiz, 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 11, 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

September 11, 2021

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

September 11, 2021

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Deputy Sheriff Carlos D. Ortiz. Please know we are eternally grateful for Carlos’ service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Deputy Ortiz, 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 Colorado County Sheriff's Office in Columbus, Texas for Carlos’ partner and fellow deputies. 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 Deputy Sheriff Carlos D. Ortiz’ wife.

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.

Respectfully,

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
[email protected]
214-908-2617

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

September 10, 2021

Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Correctional Officer Paul Schanno

September 10, 2021

Deputy Sheriff Carlos D. Ortiz, thank you for your service. To Carlos’s family, friends and coworkers, I am very sorry for your loss. Your service to the Colorado County Sheriff's Office will not be forgotten. God’s Speed sir

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

September 10, 2021

“Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 10, 2021

Rest in Peace Deputy Ortiz. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Ortiz Family and the Colorado County Sheriff’s Office.

Cpl. Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office New Jersey

September 10, 2021

Hero never forgotten. Prayers to family blood and blue.

BLR
Retired Texas dispatcher

September 10, 2021

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