Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Special Agent Dustin Lee Slovacek

Texas Department of Public Safety - Criminal Investigations Division, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, September 12, 2021

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Reflections for Special Agent Dustin Lee Slovacek

Sheriff Brad Swain, along with the deputies & staff of MCSO, offer our heartfelt sympathy to your entire department and to the family of your fallen brother, Special Agent Dustin Slovacek.
May the outpouring of support and encouragement you receive from agencies both near and far, provide you with peace and comfort at this difficult time

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

November 17, 2021

Dustin,

You will never know the impact that you had on my life and my career. I met you on January 21, 2007 when we were both beginning DPS Academy A-07….and we immediately became great friends. Oh the memories we made!!! We laughed, we sweat, we bled and perhaps maybe even shed a couple tears together as well. I cannot even imagine those 28 weeks of recruit school without you.

Dustin….you were a great man, a great law enforcement officer and a great friend. Thank you for being the man you were. I’ll never forget you.

Gods speed brother.

Special Agent Clay Steelman
Texas Dept. of Public Safety
Criminal Investigations Division
DPS Recruit School A-07

Special Agent Clay Steelman
Texas DPS - CID

October 29, 2021

Special Agent Slovacek,

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

October 17, 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

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

Agent Slovacek, 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. My heart breaks for the sorrow that your parents are experiencing over the loss of their son. It is against the law of nature that parents would outlive their child. May God immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

September 19, 2021

Rest in Peace, Special Agent Slovacek. Thank you for your service.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect those that protect us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

September 19, 2021

RIP Special Agent Slovacek. Thank you for your service to the Country and the state of Texas

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

September 19, 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 Ke
None

September 19, 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 Ke
None

September 18, 2021

Special Agent Dustin Slovacek, thank you for your service to America and the citizens of Texas. May God watch over you, your family and all Texas Department of Public Safety officers during this most difficult time.

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

September 18, 2021

Rest In Peace…

Retired Detective Ed Falkowski
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

September 17, 2021

Rest in Peace Special Agent Dustin Slovacek! Thank you for your 14 years of service with the Texas Department of Public Safety- Criminal Investigations Division in Texas and for your service with the United States Marine Corps. We are all thankful to you for your service, your devotion and your sacrifices, and also to you family and friends for their sacrifices. Our hearts break for your daughter, your parents, and your brother 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 17, 2021

On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Special Agent Dustin Slovacek and the extended law enforcement family of the Texas Department of Public Safety - Criminal Investigations Division, Texas.


End of Watch Sunday, September 12, 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 17, 2021

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Brother and Hero in Special Agent Dustin Slovacek. I believe our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven. May the Lord deliver Blessings, Comfort and Peace to his Family, Friends and all Members of the Texas Department of Public Safety - Criminal Investigations Division, Texas.

Retired, T W Martinez
FOP member
State of New Mexico/JJS

September 16, 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

"Semper Fi"

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

September 16, 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 16, 2021

Rest Now Brother

Officer Shannon Yates
Collins Police Department (MS)

September 16, 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 Special Agent, Dustin Slovacek, from complications of the COVID-19 Virus. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Special Agent succumbs from this deadly virus. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed. We also thank Special Agent Slovacek for his service as a United States Marine Corps Veteran.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

September 16, 2021

My sincere condolences to Dustin’s family, friends and brothers/sisters in blue. He truly loved his job and his time in the military fighting for his country.

I was fortunate enough to meet and work with Dustin for a couple weeks in July 2021 during Operation Lone Star. We were honored to hear about Mia and we were equally as honored to meet Lisa. Dustin loved you both very much. That deployment was memorable for many reasons and it will forever remain the most significant deployment in my career.

Dustin will not be forgotten. Rest easy, my friend. We’ll take it from here.

FDLE Special Agent Kelly Rawson
FDLE - Deployed to TX from FL

September 16, 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 16, 2021

Rest In Peace , Special Agent Slovacek. Praying for your loved ones.

Officer C Curione (Retired)
Rochester Police Department, NY

September 16, 2021

Rest in Peace Special Agent Slovacek. 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 16, 2021

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

September 16, 2021

Hero never forgotten. Prayers to family blood and blue.

BLR
Retired Texas dispatcher

September 16, 2021

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