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Police Officer Paramhans Dineshchandra Desai

Henry County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, November 8, 2021

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Reflections for Police Officer Paramhans Dineshchandra Desai

Today, volunteers with Trees Atlanta planted a beautiful Yellow Bird Magnolia in front of my home. A young woman has named it Param in honor and memory of her uncle. We will cherish this tree and all it represents. Param has been given a special place in our life and for all those who will walk and wonder at it’s continued enrichment to this earth.


November 3, 2023

Brother, I'm sorry. I've been told had I continued when I didn't there would have been two officers down. But I can't help to think if I continued, you would still be here. When the call for help came out the first person I ran off the road was my actual mother. Brother I am so sorry. I feel sometimes I have let your family down along with you. I miss how you would go out of your way to come and speak with me, and I will forever miss the date you set for our families to come together to break bread... Im sorry, I love you, and I miss you. Please forgive me brother...

Cpl/Inv J.Cash
Henry County PD/ Your son

February 5, 2023

Officer Desai,

On this, the first anniversary of your sacrifice, I wanted to leave some brief thoughts for you.

I will always remember your hiring board. You were the most impressive candidate I had ever interviewed. You lived up to the expectations you set for yourself. We are all better people for having known you.

Rest easy Brother

Lietuenant V.T. Rosen
Henry County Police Department

November 8, 2022

You stayed late that day and worked overtime to help my shift with calls. A normal officer would wait until he was absolutely needed before self dispatching himself to a call… not you. You self dispatched to two of my calls that day. Little did we know, the next call would be our last. A “typical” domestic… nothing out of the ordinary on the CAD. A verbal domestic. That day proves nothing is typical in this line of work. It’s imbedded in my brain. As I pull in the neighborhood just seconds from you, a careless driver leaving the neighborhood a little too fast waves his hand as if to say sorry for my speed as he passes me. Nothing over the radio…. Seconds later would be the worse day of my police career. The “careless driver” was your suspect. I think about it everyday.

I’m going to continue to pray for your family. Especially tomorrow… may god give them strength tomorrow and courage to overcome the memories that may try and haunt them. They need it, god knows I need it. Watch over us brother! Until Valhalla

Agent Kilgore
Henry County Police

November 3, 2022

I think about you often brother. You were an amazing person and I can still hear your voice and remember our conversations. Thank you for continuing to watch over us!!!

Sgt. S. Lyle
Henry County Police Department

October 8, 2022

Rest in Peace. You will not be forgotten.


April 6, 2022

Rest in eternal Peace, good and faithful public servant.
God has already reserved a special place for our peacemakers.
Please continue your careful and diligent watch over us.
When Law Enforcement perishes, a proud and caring nation mourns.
Thank you for your heroic sacrifice!
Thank you for your selfless service!
Thank you for your guardian protection!

Our prayers to the family and department.

Charles F. Holloway, Jr.
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Elizabethtown Police Department

December 24, 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

December 17, 2021

I am so very sorry, Police Officer Paramhans Dineshchandra Desai. Thank you for your service. I am sorry it was to the ultimate sacrifice. I am praying for your family, the Department and Community. We needed you here, but I do pray God has you tenderly in His peace.

God Bless and Rest you,

Kim Durham
Christina Giannone - Police Officer City of Davis

December 8, 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

December 3, 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

November 30, 2021

This call was horrible to respond to but we got it from here brother.

Deputy I
Henry County Sheriff Office

November 29, 2021

Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. Rest easy, we’ve got the watch.

Deputy Sheriff Zach Hardin
Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office

November 27, 2021

Officer Desai,

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

November 24, 2021

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Desai. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Henry County Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

November 20, 2021

Rest in Peace Officer Desai. 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

November 18, 2021

Thank you Ofc. Desai

You're loved and missed by use all. Reading your story touched my heart and I hope that you'll watch over us. We love you and you'll never be forgotten.

Daniel Marine

November 15, 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

November 15, 2021

I am beyond grateful to have known Ofc. Desai. He was a man that served his community, his colleagues, his family, and the department he worked for. Ofc. Desai will live on with all of us as a reminder that through our commitment to duty, we have the privilege to give the ultimate sacrifice in efforts to preserve the lives of the community we serve. Rest In Peace brother.

Uniform Patrol Police Officer Anthony Mi
Henry County Police Department

November 14, 2021

Officer Desai, you are a true hero. You served your community in life and in death, and your service will not go unnoticed by our all-seeing God. Your reward in heaven will be abundant. May God immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

November 14, 2021

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

November 14, 2021

deepest condolences to the officer's family and friends

Randal Glenn
Canada Border Services Officer retired

November 13, 2021

Rest in Peace Officer Desai. 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

November 13, 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)

November 12, 2021

Thank you for answering the call to serve your community and state Officer Desai. I hope your family can take some solace in knowing your killer found justice. Rest in peace.

Police Officer Kevin Shum
Stockton School Police

November 12, 2021

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