Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Donald Albert Poffenroth

Pershing County Sheriff's Office, Nevada

End of Watch Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Donald Albert Poffenroth

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Donald Poffenroth. I am so very sorry for your loss. The service and sacrifice of Deputy Poffenroth will not be forgotten.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs

January 1, 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 21, 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)

December 11, 2021

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 Deputy, Donald Poffenroth.
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

December 8, 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, Donald Albert Poffenroth, 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

December 8, 2021

For those that didn't know him Deputy Poffenroth was extremely dedicated to his family and his career. He was the type of man that would give you the shirt off of his back and the shoes off his feet if you needed it. Whether on or off duty he was always there when called (and sometimes even when he wasn't) just to ensure the safety of his fellow Deputies and citizens. He helped encourage me to be a better person and to not settle working job to job. He helped motivate me to go back to school and get my Diploma and to start my career as a dispatcher. Your watch has ended brother but you will always be with us.

Dispatcher Andrew Gregory
Pershing County Sheriff's Office

December 6, 2021

Deputy Poffenroth,

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

December 5, 2021

Officer Poffenroth, 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

December 4, 2021

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends.
Thank you for your unselfish service to protect your community.

James P. Waggle, Jr.
US Army Veteran (SFC)

December 3, 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

R.I.P Deputy Sheriff Don Poffenroth

Brian Molyneaux

December 2, 2021

RIP Bother

Barboursville Police Department

December 2, 2021

deepest condolences to the officer's family and friends

Randal Glenn
Canada Border Services Officer retired

December 1, 2021

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

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

December 1, 2021

Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

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

December 1, 2021

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Deputy Sheriff Donald Albert Poffenroth. Please know we are eternally grateful for Donald’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Deputy Sheriff Poffenroth, 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 Pershing County Sheriff's Office in
Lovelock, Nevada for Donald’s partner and fellow officers. 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 Donald Albert Poffenroth’s 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.


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]

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

December 1, 2021

Rest, brother.

Sgt. Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

December 1, 2021

RIP Deputy Sheriff Poffenroth. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Pershing County

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

December 1, 2021

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Brother and Hero in Deputy Sheriff Donald Albert Poffenroth. 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 Pershing County Sheriff's Office, Nevada.

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

December 1, 2021

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

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

November 30, 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 Pershing County Sheriff's Office. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

November 30, 2021

To the family, friends and coworkers of Deputy Sheriff Don Poffenroth, I am terribly sorry for your loss. May he Rest In Peace and you find comfort knowing Don is in good hands now.

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

November 30, 2021

R.I.P Deputy Sheriff Don Poffenroth

Brian Molyneaux

November 30, 2021

Rest in peace.


November 30, 2021

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

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

November 30, 2021

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