Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Trainee Cody Alan Olafson

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, May 20, 2022

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Reflections for Officer Trainee Cody Alan Olafson

Rest In Peace, Officer Trainer Olafson. Praying for your loved ones.

Officer C Curione (Retired)
Rochester Police Department, NY

May 31, 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 31, 2022

Rest in peace Officer Trainee Olafson.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 31, 2022

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Brother and Hero in Officer Trainee Cody Olafson. 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 United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government.

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

May 31, 2022

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Officer Trainee Cody Olafson. Please know we are eternally grateful for Cody’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Officer Trainee Olafson, 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 United States Department of Homeland Security
Customs and Border Protection at Pembina Port in Pembina, North Dakota for Cody’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 Officer Trainee Cody Olafson’s 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 #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 31, 2022

Deepest sympathy to the family of Officer Olaffson , and to his Brothers and Sisters of. Homeland Security, U.S. Government, Boarder Patrol , U.S. Government. May GOD give his family, friends, and associates , peace, comfort, and understanding for their loss. RIP Brother.

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

May 31, 2022

Thank you for your service. Rest in Peace.
Prayers and condolences for the family.

Chief R. A. McCann
Armour College Law Enforcement/Department of Public Safety

May 31, 2022

Rest in peace, Officer Trainee Olafson. 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

May 31, 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

May 31, 2022

R.I.P Officer Trainee Cody Olafson

Brian Molyneaux
Citizen Toronto Canada

May 31, 2022

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

May 31, 2022

Rest in Peace!

Ptl B L Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake PD OH

May 31, 2022

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

Lieutenant Brian J. Wills II
Oswego County Sheriff's Office
New York

May 31, 2022

Praying for peace and comfort today and in the days ahead. With deepest sympathy,

Rita Rocker
Deputy Executive Director
Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

May 31, 2022

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

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

May 31, 2022

So sad & tragic, RIP Sheepdog. May God bless & comfort your blood family, as well as your brothers & sisters in blue with US CBP. Well done thou good and faithful servant.

Mike Nixon
High Point, NC Police Dept, Retired

May 31, 2022

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

Corporal Doug Galluccio
City of Goose Creek (SC) Police Department

May 31, 2022

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

May 31, 2022

Sad news. Rest in peace brother.

(Ret) Sgt Thomas McCarthy
NYPD

May 31, 2022

Rest in peace.

J.R.

May 31, 2022

Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

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

May 31, 2022

REST IN PEACE BROTHER. PRAYING FOR YOUR ENTIRE FAMILY.

Sergeant Donald Hawkins
St louis City Sheriff's Office

May 30, 2022

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

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

May 30, 2022

Hero never forgotten. Prayers to family blood and blue.

BLR
Retired Texas dispatcher

May 30, 2022

Olafson family and friends may God grant all of you with a speedy healing. Ofc. Olafson 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 30, 2022

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