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Police Officer Richard Lee Houston, II

Mesquite Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, December 3, 2021

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Reflections for Police Officer Richard Lee Houston, II

Rest in Peace Sergeant Richard Houston! Thank you for your 21 years of service with the Mesquite Police Department, 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 three children during this terrible 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

December 4, 2021

Rest in peace my Brother in Blue prayers for you and your family

Des Moines Police Dept. RETIRED

December 4, 2021

Another "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County PD, NY

December 4, 2021

All give some, some give all. Rest in Peace!

Ptl B L Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake PD OH

December 4, 2021

The silence, now, is deafening
where once his laughter fell.

The beat is empty of the one
who knew its streets so well.

The squad room has a vacancy
no one else can occupy.

And so we stand, salute and grieve
again we say 'good-bye'.

Bruce Waldo, Sergeant-retired
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

December 4, 2021

Rest in peace Sergeant Richard Houston.
Prayers and condolences for family and friends.

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

December 4, 2021

This madness must STOP!! RIP Richard and may God protect and comfort your grieving family. The killing of our Nation's heroes must be dealt with. Richard you spent 21 years protecting the streets of Mesquite and have paid the ultimate price. Take comfort in knowing your bro's and sister's have your watch from here Sarge. God's speed my brother

Retired Detective FTO K. H. Elbisi
Exeter Police Department
Exeter, CA 93221

December 4, 2021

R.I.P. Officer Houston. Thank you for your many years of selfless sacrifice.
Prayers for the Family, Friends, and Mesquite P.D.

Cindy Read
Daughter of LODD Officer, Wife of LEO and mom of LEO

December 4, 2021

Middle of the day, open parking lot, brothers and sisters please take care of each other. Rest in peace my brother. Prayers for your family. So sad.

Retired Sergeant Leslie VanderWel
Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, Washington State

December 4, 2021

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

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

December 4, 2021

A sign of our times. Thank you brother.

"Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and perpetual light shine upon him."

Bishop Edward Skiba
Stuart Florida police Dept. Chaplain

December 4, 2021

My deepest condolences to Ms. Houston and your three children. May God provide your entire family with his peace and love knowing Richard's soul will be in Heaven.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

December 4, 2021

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

December 4, 2021

Love you and will miss you brother. You are a great example for me as a person and a Christian, and I will see you again in Heaven!!

Officer Ben Gregson
Mesquite Police Department

December 4, 2021

Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Paul Schanno
Minnesota Dept. of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

December 4, 2021

My condolences to his family . It’s heartbreaking to know that his 3 children were cut short of their time with their father. :(

Deputy Sheriff Tomas Venegas

December 4, 2021

Rest In Peace

John Ruth. AEMD
Life Line EMS Comms Specialist

December 4, 2021

Rest in peace Brother Richard, 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

December 4, 2021

Lord Jesus, as we watch our brave law enforcement officers succumb to the wicked and evil in this world, it becomes difficult for us to pick up and move forward. Our communities are on the brink of exploding with tension. In light of the law enforcement officers who are no longer with us, I pray for endurance for our communities and law enforcement agencies. Carry us, Lord Jesus, through this time of strife, that through our struggles, our bonds may grow even more unbreakable. In Your mighty and holy name, I pray. Amen.

“Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13 ESV]

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons [children] of God.” [Matthew 5:9 ESV]

“And he [Jesus] said to him, “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.” [Luke 23:43 ESV]

Chaplain: Pastor Steven R. Closs, DDiv, MSBS, NCCA
Ordained / Licensed Independent Christian Clergy
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
Merrimack, NH 03054

Captain Steven R. Closs (Ret.)
Nashua NH Police Department

December 4, 2021

Mathew 25:23-“Well Done, My Good, And Faithful Servant.” ❤️

Father of a police officer Sylvester Mor
Garland Police Department

December 4, 2021

◄ Matthew 25:21 ►

“His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’

Father of a police officer Sylvester Mor
Garland Police Department

December 4, 2021

Rest peacefully, Sergeant Houston. May God bless and have mercy upon your family, friends, and colleagues. You were the best humanity has to offer, and your good deeds and sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Investigator (Ret.) Christopher Port
CHP, Valley Division MAIT

December 4, 2021

Rest in peace.


December 4, 2021

Very sad anytime and especially at the holiday time of year! Prayers extended to his family and fellow LEO’s

Detective (Rtd) Tommy Johnson

December 4, 2021

R.I.P Sergeant Richard Houston

Brian Molyneaux

December 4, 2021

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