Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Bernard Roberts

Columbia County Sheriff's Office, New York

End of Watch Sunday, November 7, 2021

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Bernard Roberts

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.

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

January 18, 2022

deepest condolences to the officer's family and friends

Randal Glenn
Canada Border Services Officer retired

January 9, 2022

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden & State Trooper (Retired)

January 9, 2022

On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Deputy Sheriff Bernard Roberts and the extended law enforcement family of the Columbia County Sheriff's Office, New York.


End of Watch Sunday, November 7, 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

January 9, 2022

Deputy Sheriff Bernard Roberts, thank you for your service! To Bernard's family, friends and coworkers; I am terribly sorry for your loss. Rest In Peace Sir!

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

January 8, 2022

Sheriff Roberts, 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
Civilian

January 8, 2022

Hero never forgotten. Prayers to family blood and blue.

BLR
Retired Texas dispatcher

January 8, 2022

RIP Deputy Sheriff Roberts. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Columbia County

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

January 8, 2022

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

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

January 7, 2022

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

January 7, 2022

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

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

January 6, 2022

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers of Deputy Sheriff Bernard Roberts during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May happy moments from the past bring forth precious memories to cherish for a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Bernard Roberts.

Gail. M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04

January 6, 2022

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

To honor Deputy Sheriff Roberts, 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 Columbia County Sheriff's Office in
Hudson, New York for Bernard’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 Bernard Roberts’ 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.

Respectfully,

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]
214-908-2617

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

January 6, 2022

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

January 6, 2022

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

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

January 6, 2022

Rest in Peace Deputy Roberts. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Roberts Family and the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office.

Cpl. Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office New Jersey

January 6, 2022

Most merciful God, You hold each of us dear to Your heart. Hold all those law enforcement officers and their families, who are afflicted or affected by the COVID-19 Virus, in Your loving arms and tenderly draw them into Your life, together with all others who are living with the COVID-19 Virus. Assure them that they are not alone, and give them courage and faith for all that is to come. Strengthen those who care for them and treat them, and guide those who do research. Forgive those who have judged harshly, and enlighten those who live in prejudice or fear. Nourish those who have lost sight of You, and heal the spirits of those who are broken. We pray this in the mighty and holy name of Jesus Christ, who suffered and died, and then rose from the dead to lead us into new life, now and forever. In Christ Jesus, I pray. Amen.

Chaplain Steven Robert Closs, DDiv, USGF
Ordained/Licensed/Certified Independent Christian Outreach Clergy
Merrimack, NH 03054

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

January 6, 2022

Rest in Peace Deputy Roberts. 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

January 6, 2022

Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

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

January 6, 2022

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, Bernard Roberts, 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

January 6, 2022

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Roberts.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 6, 2022

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