Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Matthew Eugene Yates

Clark County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, July 24, 2022

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Matthew Eugene Yates

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

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

July 27, 2022

Rest in Peace Deputy Yates, Thank you for the Service to your Community.
My Prayers to your Family, both Blood and Blue!!!

Cpl. Terri Albright, #668
DuPage County Sheriff's Office

July 27, 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 Matthew Yates and the extended law enforcement family of the Clark County Sheriff's Office, Ohio.



End of Watch Sunday, July 24, 2022.



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

July 27, 2022

Rest in peace Hero Officer Yates!
You gave your best and your ALL!
GOD BLESS! You are in the comfort of our Lord, never to be forgotten!

Michael Lowary
Retired Illinois State Police Trooper

July 27, 2022

Another brave officer who sacrificed his life so other's may live safe and free. Condolences to the family, co-workers, and friends of Deputy Matthew Yates.

Sgt. James Mair (Ret.)
Los Angeles Sheriff Dept- Denver Police Dept

July 26, 2022

May God and St. Michael watch over you in Heaven, Officer Yates. We have it from here brother. Rest in peace in Heaven.

Patrolman Kenneth Collins
South Amherst Police Department

July 26, 2022

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli
NYPD-Retired

July 26, 2022

Another "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County PD, NY

July 26, 2022

Rest In Peace Officer Yates, 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. Fair winds and following seas, we have the watch.

TERRY FRANCIS ZECH OFC RET
DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS POLICE DETROIT MICHIGAN

July 26, 2022

R.I.P Deputy Sheriff Matthew Yates

Brian Molyneaux
citizen Toronto Canada

July 26, 2022

So so sad, and un-realized by the masses of americans out there who ALL need to subscribe to this site. I have often asked the harshest critics who have come at me, for my affiliation with Law Enforcement, if 'they relalize when they are tucked in their warm beds at 2 AM - the risk that the bravest men and women place themselves, when policing their communities ...and their answers are almost always silent.

Michael Swift-OSSA
the OSSA, retired.

July 26, 2022

Lord Jesus, as we watch our nation’s brave law enforcement officers succumb to the wicked and evil in this world, it becomes difficult for us to pick up and move forward. Our communities are on the brink of exploding with tension. In light of the law enforcement officers who are no longer with us, I pray for endurance for our communities and law enforcement agencies. Carry us through this time of strife, that through our struggles, our bonds may grow even more unbreakable. In Your mighty and holy name, I pray. Amen.
“Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me.” [Psalm 23:4 NLT]

“God blesses those who work for peace, for they will be called the children of God.” [Matthew 5:9 NLT]

“There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” [John 15:13 NLT]

“God blesses those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4 NLT]

Dr. Steven Robert Closs, DDiv, MSBS, NCCA, IFA
Ordained / Licensed Independent Outreach Christian Clergy
Intercessor for America
Merrimack, NH 03054

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

July 26, 2022

Rest in piece my friend. We got it from here

Deputy Joshua Brownson
WCSO

July 26, 2022

Sending prayers to his family and friends!! Such a horrible tragedy!! My deepest condolences to his family!

Retired officer carol Kozinski
Steger police department

July 26, 2022

To all the family and friends of Deputy Yates, I am sorry for your loss. I pray God's peace, comfort, hope and strength over you.

Pam Mainhart
Widow of Lt. Kevin C. Mainhart EOW 5/11/2017

July 26, 2022

All give some, some give all. Rest in Peace!

Ptl B L Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake PD OH

July 26, 2022

Prayers & Condolences
Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Matthew Yates

Sgt. Randy Keenan ~ (Retired)
City of Alameda, CA Police Department

July 26, 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

July 26, 2022

OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY OF DEPUTY SHERIFF MATTHEW YATES, AND ALL THOSE WHO MOURN THE LOSS OF DEPUTY SHERIFF MATTHEW YATES. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME. HIS SERVICE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED IN YOUR COMMUNITY AND HIS DEEDS NEVER FORGOTTEN.
GOD BLESS

Retired Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service

July 26, 2022

I fly my thin blue line flag at half staff today in honor of Deputy Yates service. I wish God's comfort to the family and friends of this dedicated professional.

Ed Kirsch, Captain, retired
Beaverton Oregon Police Department

July 26, 2022

Rest, brother.

Sgt. Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

July 26, 2022

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

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

July 26, 2022

RIP. God bless your family. Thank you for your service.

Sgt. J. Sandoz
Lapd

July 26, 2022

So sad & tragic, RIP Sheepdog. May God bless your families, both blood and blue with CCSO. Well done thou good & faithful servant.

Mike Nixon
High Point, NC Police Dept, Retired

July 26, 2022

Rest in peace Brother Matthew, you are a true American Hero and will never be forgotten for your service and courage.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 07/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs OK PD, Tulsa Police Department

July 26, 2022

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