Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Donald Sahota

Vancouver Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Saturday, January 29, 2022

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Reflections for Police Officer Donald Sahota

The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.

"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"

The policeman squared his shoulders and said,
"No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges
can't always be a saint.

I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.

But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.

And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.

I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.

If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.

There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.

"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell

Rest in peace brother, we have the watch.

Constable David Bray
New Zealand Police

April 22, 2022

Officer Sahota,

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

March 20, 2022

To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour. Rest In Peace.

Corporal - Warrants Division Porter Dewa
Hays County Constable’s Office

February 18, 2022

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

February 14, 2022

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Police Officer Donald Sahota. I am truly sorry for your great loss. The service and sacrifice of Officer Sahota to the citizens of both Oregon and Washington will not be forgotten.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs

February 6, 2022

Rest easy brother, we have the watch.

Officer Dionisio Morales III
Port of Portland Police Department

February 5, 2022

Officer Sahota, you dedicated your life to protecting others that they may be safe. 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

February 5, 2022

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

February 3, 2022

RIP Officer Sahota. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Vancouver, Gresham and the Port of Portland

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

February 3, 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

February 3, 2022

So sad to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers, and friends.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

February 3, 2022

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

February 3, 2022

Rest In Peace brother. Your courage and service will not be forgotten. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and department during this tragic time. Matthew 5:9

Lieutenant Don Barton
Garden City PD, MI

February 3, 2022

Rest in Peace Officer Sahota. 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

February 2, 2022



February 2, 2022

Officer Sahota, your story is such a tragic one, it is difficult to find the words to express my sorrow for you and your family. I thank you for your bravery and your sacrifices which are just beyond the pale here. May our good Lord hold you in His arms and give you comfort and rest. May He wrap His arms around your family who must learn to live without you now . I will also pray for the Officer involved in this tragedy whom I am sure is suffering; May God Bless him/her.
Rest in Peace, Brother.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Gainesville, GA

February 2, 2022

Rest in peace Officer Sahota. May your family be blessed with the strength to care for themselves in your absence. Our respect and support to all the uniformed people who make our lives safer and better everyday at the cost of their own.

Capt. Jaswinder Sidhu

February 2, 2022

Sahota family and friends may God grant all of you with a speedy healing. Officer Sahota thank you for your service to your Community and Department. Most of all thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice in the Line of Duty.

Rudy Jones ( Retired )
Former Reserve Sgt Cuyahoga Falls Ohio Police Dept.

February 1, 2022

Rest in Peace Police Officer Donald Sahota! Thank you for your over 7 years of service with the Vancouver Police Department, in Washington and your previous service with the Gresham Police Department and the Port of Portland Police Department in Oregon. 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 two 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!! (Matthew 5:9)

Kelly & Eddie King

February 1, 2022

You were lost protecting your family from evil. You did not die in vain. Prayers for you your family and all the officers involved.

Lt. T. M. Lomax, retired
Shelby County Tn S.O.

February 1, 2022

Terrible tragedy praying for officer killed family and the officer that did the shooting

Inv Chris McCallister
Tippah SO

February 1, 2022

R.I.P Officer Donald Sahota

Brian Molyneaux
Citizen Toronto Canada

February 1, 2022

To the family, friends and coworkers of Officer Donald Sahota; I am terribly sorry for your loss. May God watch over you all during this terrible time. Rest easy knowing that Donald is in God's hands now.

In Valor There Is Hope

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

February 1, 2022

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

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

February 1, 2022

Rest In Peace…

Retired Detective Ed Falkowski
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

February 1, 2022

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