Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Michael Devon Rudd

La Paz County Sheriff's Office, Arizona

End of Watch Monday, October 11, 2021

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Sergeants Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

October 12, 2021


Ofc. Glenn Brasch
Tucson Police Department

October 12, 2021

Rest in peace Sergeant Michael Rudd.
Prayers and condolences for family and friends.

Sgt. Randy Keenan ~ (Retired)
City of Alameda, CA Police Department

October 12, 2021

Thank you for your service to our nation, your state and your county. You will not be forgotten
God Bless You., rest well. Mi pray for ypour families both blood and Blue.

Dpty.Shrff. Dwayne E. Larriviere
Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office, La.
Co-LEO/Wrkr of:
M/Tpr. Stephen H. Gray,
Louisiana State Police, EOW: May 29, 1995

October 12, 2021

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

Lieutenant Brian J. Wills II
Oswego County Sheriff's Office
New York

October 12, 2021

I was fortunate enough to be have worked with Mike when he began his career in 2013. While the first reaction is to remember the type of cop he was, I think its important to remember the kind of MAN he was.

In this County, the Deputies work understaffed and alone. Covering thousands of miles by themselves, with the nearest back up often hours away. Building searches, high risk stops, physical altercations...dangerous duties that most cops would never do without backup; these Deputies often have no choice but to do alone. Lowest pay in the state, least resources, and thousands of miles to drive every single day. 60+ mile drives between calls. Its those frustrations that led to me leaving the profession. But Mike...he never waivered.

Mike was enthusiastic and learned quickly. He showed incredible promise as a rookie, only proven by his fast promotion. He sacrificed for service, in both military and law enforcement.

But most importantly, he truly honored the public he served. While many rookies start their career hot headed and combative, Mike showed respect and appreciation. He quickly built a reputation as a cop with integrity. One who the public could trust, even by those who have trust issues with law enforcement. A man who, even off duty, would drop everything to help a stranger in need. Who children could run to, and be greeted with warm welcome and a smile.

He wasn't just a good man....he was a kind man. Kindness is something that if often forgotten by unappreciated rural cops.

He really was one of the best of us. The world is a worse place without him.

Anthony Nelson, Frmr Sergeant
La Paz County Sheriff's Office

October 12, 2021

may HIS light shine perpetual upon his face

Chief Jim Allen (retired)
Mobile County Child Support

October 12, 2021

May the Good Lord welcome you into His kingdom and I will pray for your wife and your six children.

A fellow copper
St. Louis Police Department

October 12, 2021

Rest in Peace, Trooper!

Ptl. B L Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake PD OH

October 12, 2021

Rest in peace brother

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

October 12, 2021

Sgt. Michael Rudd, thank you for serving your country and your community. Rest in peace brother. #NEVER FORGET.

(Ret) Sgt Thomas McCarthy

October 12, 2021

Rest in peace Sergeant Rudd.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 12, 2021

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

October 12, 2021

You will never be forgotten

Detective Bryan Bonitati
Maryland Department of Public Safety

October 12, 2021

Rest in peace Brother Michael, 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)
Sand Springs OK PD, Tulsa Police Department

October 12, 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, Michael Rudd, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Sergeant makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

October 12, 2021

Rest in Peace Sergeant Rudd. 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

October 12, 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

October 12, 2021

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

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

October 12, 2021

Rest easy brother thank you for your service. May your sacrifice or memory never fade.

#8046 (Retired) Jerry Matalone
Des Moines Iowa Police Department

October 12, 2021

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

October 12, 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

October 12, 2021

Rest in peace Brother.

Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

October 12, 2021

So sad & tragic, RIP. Well done thou good & faithful servant. May God bless & comfort your children, as well as your brothers & sisters with LPCSO.

Mike Nixon
High Point, NC Police Dept, Retired

October 12, 2021

Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Correctional Officer Paul Schanno
Hennepin County(Minneapolis)- Adult Corrections Facility

October 12, 2021

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