Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Robert Adam Howard

Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, May 11, 2022

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Robert Adam Howard

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

May 24, 2022

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

May 22, 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

May 21, 2022

PRAYERS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AND OUR FAMILY OF BLUE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF YOUR COMMUNITY
ANOTHER OFFICER TAKEN TO SOON
REST IN GODS ARMS

MOTHER OF A DALLAS POLICEWOMAN LINDA KE

May 21, 2022

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

May 20, 2022

PRAYERS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AND OUR FAMILY OF BLUE. ANOTHER OFFICER TAKEN TO SOON
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF YOUR COMMUNITY
REST IN GODS ARMS.

MOTHER OF A DALLAS POLICEWOMAN LINDA KE

May 20, 2022

My deepest condolences to the entire Howard family, and to the members of the Harris County Sheriff's Office. May Robert's soul forever be with our Lord.

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

May 18, 2022

O God of Peace, so many of our nation’s law enforcement officers who are on the front lines to protect us never make it back home to their families. We pray for these fallen law enforcement officers, Lord God, who gave their lives for us. We pray for the families of these heroes, who have to now endure life without their loved one. Lord God, society tries to move forward, but there is always bloodshed occurring. We approach Your throne of glory and grace to beg of You for peace. Lord God, bring peace to this land – the United States of America. We plead for Your divine intervention to quiet our hearts and unify our communities. Stop the violence that occurs amid our cities. We thank You for all the law enforcement officers who have died protecting us, and ask that You send an everlasting peace so that our law enforcement officers on the streets may be safe and return home to their loved ones at the end of their assigned shifts. In Christ Jesus, Your blessed Son, I pray. Amen.

“And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here am I! Send me.” [Isaiah 6:8 ESV]

“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” [Psalm 23:4 ESV]

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4 ESV]

Chaplain Steven Robert Closs, DDiv, MBS, NCCA, FCPO-USA
Ordained / Licensed Independent Christian Global Outreach Clergy
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
Merrimack, NH 03054

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

May 18, 2022

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Deputy Howard. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Harris County Sheriff's Office.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

May 17, 2022

My thoughts & prayers go out to all his family,friends,& fellow officers.

Gina Maria Consolini RN
Public Health Department

May 17, 2022

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli
NYPD-Retired

May 17, 2022

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Captain E.Kemmer
Nevada State Police

May 17, 2022

Rest in peace Deputy Howard. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. May God comfort your immediate family and fellow colleagues.

Former reserve Deputy ( OCSO) FL Eddie A
Osceola county Sheriff's office

May 16, 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, Robert Adam Howard, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Deputy makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

May 16, 2022

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

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

May 15, 2022

Sheriff Howard, 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. My heart breaks for the sorrow that your parents are experiencing over the loss of their son. May God immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

May 15, 2022

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

To honor Deputy Sheriff Howard, 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 Harris County Sheriff's Office, Family Assistance Unit
in Houston, Texas for Robert’s partner and fellow officers. POINT 27 also sent 3 Folded Flag Necklaces 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 Robert Adam Howard’s wife and parents.

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 #R309
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

May 14, 2022

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

To honor Deputy Sheriff Howard, 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 Harris County Sheriff's Office, Family Assistance Unit in Houston, Texas for Robert’s partner and fellow deputies. POINT 27 also sent 3 Folded Flag Necklaces 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 Robert Adam Howard’s wife and parents.

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 #R309
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

May 14, 2022

Rest In Peace Deputy Howard, my sincere condolences to your family and to your department. God speed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Your ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

TERRY F ZECH OFC RET
Department of Veteran Affairs Police Department Detroit Michigan

May 14, 2022

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Brother and Hero in Deputy Sheriff Robert Adam Howard. I believe our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home 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 Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas.

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

May 14, 2022

Howard family and friends may God grant all of you with a speedy healing. Deputy Jenkins 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 Res.Sgt Cuyahoga Falls Ohio Police Dept.

May 13, 2022

RIP Brother

Officer G Caron
Southwest Harbor Police Department

May 13, 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

May 13, 2022

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

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

May 13, 2022

Deepest sympathy to the family of Deputy Howard, and to his Brothers and Sisters of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Texas. May GOD give peace, comfort, and understanding to his family, friends, and associates for their loss. RIP Brother.

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

May 13, 2022

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