Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Christopher Michael Vaughn

Cedar Bluff Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Friday, April 1, 2022

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Reflections for Sergeant Christopher Michael Vaughn

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

June 5, 2022

Rest in Peace my brother!! May God bestow his mercy on your soul and on your family and department. Wish I had the pleasure of meeting you.

We'll take it from here. See you on the other side!

Capt. S. A. Mohamad

May 12, 2022

Rest in Peace Sergeant Vaughn. 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

May 12, 2022

Rest In Peace Sergeant Christopher Michael Vaughn. God will watch over you, your family, friends and coworkers during this terrible time. God's Speed Christopher!

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

May 10, 2022

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Sergeant Vaughn. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Cedar Bluff Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

May 5, 2022

I am so sorry, Sergeant Christopher Michael Vaughn, to learn of your recent passing.
Thank you for your service. I pray that God rewards you richly in His Kingdom. My prayers of love and comfort are offered up for your family, the Department and community you service.

God Bless and keep you,
Kim

Kim Durham
Christina Giannone, daughter & police office City of Davis

May 5, 2022

Sergeant Vaughn, I thank you for your brave service to all of us. My deepest condolences to your wife, sons and entire family. You have been taken from your family and your Department too soon!
Rest in Peace, Brother.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Gainesville, GA

April 25, 2022

RIP BOTHER!! GOD SPEED TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY!!

Stephen Bruet, PO
NCDPS

April 24, 2022

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Sergeant Christopher Vaughn. I am truly sorry for your loss. The service and sacrifice of Sergeant Vaughn will not be forgotten.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs
Maryland

April 24, 2022

Rest in peace Brother....My thoughts are with your family, friends, and the members of your agency during this most difficult and tragic time.....

LT. Joseph Ward, Ret
Jackson, NJ PD

April 23, 2022

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Brother and Hero in Sergeant Christopher Michael Vaughn. I believe our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where 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 Cedar Bluff Police Department, Alabama

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

April 23, 2022

We will remember.

Ms. Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

April 22, 2022

Rest in Peace Sgt.

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

April 22, 2022

Rest In Peace Brother!!

Undersheriff Victor Manata
Union County Sheriff’s Dept. ( NJ )

April 22, 2022

Rest in peace, Sergeant Vaughn. Thank you for your service.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

April 22, 2022

Thank you so much for your service and sacrifice! My condolences go out to the family of Sergeant Vaughan. Your watch has ended but we think about you and thank you every day for having sacrificed so much to keep us safe. Sergeant Vaughan you will never ever be forgotten.

Michael Gill, Great grandson of fallen Officer Gus Gill of the Mandeville Police Department in Louisiana.

April 17, 2022

Deepest sympathy to the family of Sergeant Vaughn and to his Brothers and Sisters of the Cedar Bluff Police Department,Alabama.May GOD Bess his family, friends, and associates,! With understanding for their loss.

Chaplain Terry L. Longacre. MTPD (Retire
Red Rose Lodge FOP #16 Lancaster, County, Pennsylvania

April 14, 2022

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

April 14, 2022

Rest In Peace brother

Sgt Benjamín Rodríguez Bermúdez
Puerto Rico Police Departament

April 14, 2022

R I P Brother

Herbie Buck
NYSDOCS

April 13, 2022

RIP and thank you for your service. Prayers for your family, and brothers and sisters in service.

Martha Harris

April 13, 2022

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Brother and Hero in Sergeant Christopher Michael Vaughn. 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 Cedar Bluff Police Department, Alabama.

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

April 12, 2022

RIP Sergeant Vaughn. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Cedar Bluff and Leesburg

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

April 12, 2022

On behalf of Session 72 from the Zone Five Academy in New York State, We send out our condolences to the friends and family of Sergeant Christopher Vaughn and Cedar Bluff Police Department.

Session 72
Zone Five

April 12, 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 Cedar Bluff Police Department. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

April 11, 2022

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