Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Corporal Chad M. Beattie

Washington County Sheriff's Office, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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Reflections for Corporal Chad M. Beattie

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Corporal Chad Beattie. I am so very sorry for your loss. The service and sacrifice of Corporal Beattie will not be forgotten.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs

September 12, 2022

Cpl. Beattie,

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

September 2, 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

September 1, 2022

Sheriff Brad Swain, along with the deputies & staff of MCSO recognizes the service and sacrifice of your fallen officer, Corporal Chad Beattie, and we offer our heartfelt sympathy to your entire department and to his family.
May your fond memories of him provide comfort & peace at this difficult time.

Liane Johnson, #53-66
Monroe County Sheriff's Office

August 26, 2022

Rest In Peace Corporal Chad M. Beattie. God will watch over you, your family, friends and coworkers during this tragic time. God's Speed Chad!

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

August 21, 2022

Corporal Beattie, our world is full of evil people, and yet, for many years, 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 loved ones are experiencing, especially your parents. May God immerse you and them in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

August 20, 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)

August 19, 2022

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

August 18, 2022

Prayers & Condolences
Rest in peace Corporal Chad M. Beattie

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

August 18, 2022

On behalf of the Bucks County Sheriffs Office Pa, we send our condolences and will keep his family and department in our prayers. RIP

Sgt. James Mitchell
Bucks County Sheriffs Office

August 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 Corporal, Chad M. Beattie, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Corporal 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

August 16, 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

August 15, 2022

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

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

August 15, 2022

Rest in Peace Corporal, Thank you for your Service.
My Prayers to your Family, Friends and Co-Workers.

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

August 15, 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

August 13, 2022

On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Corporal Chad M. Beattie and the extended law enforcement family of the Washington County Sheriff's Office, Pennsylvania.

End of Watch Wednesday, August 10, 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

August 13, 2022

Corporal Beattie, I thank you for your brave service to all of us. May God Bless your family and watch over them as they grieve your loss. You have left us too soon. Rest in Peace, Brother.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Hudson, FL

August 13, 2022

RIP Corporal Beattie. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Washington County

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

August 13, 2022

Rest in peace, brother. Thank you for your dedication.

Officer J. M. Beach
VA Police(Martinsburg WV

August 12, 2022

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

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

August 12, 2022

RIP! Thank you for your service.

Police Officer Nelson Robinson
Wilson’s Mills PD

August 12, 2022

God bless you Corporal Chad Beattie, for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends, and to your brothers and sisters from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Rest in Peace Brother.

Officer Jim Drabos (Retired)
San Gabriel (CA) Police Department

August 12, 2022


Retired Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service

August 12, 2022

Rest in Peace Corporal Chad M. Beattie! Thank you for your 20 years of service with the Washington County Sheriff's Office, in Pennsylvania. We thank you for your devotion and your sacrifices, and also to your family and friends for their sacrifices. Our hearts break for your son and your parents 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

August 12, 2022

Deepest sympathy to the family of Corporal Chad Beattie and his Brothers and Sisters of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Pennsylvania. May GOD give to his family, friends, and associates, peace, comfort, and understanding for their loss. RIP Brother.

Chaplains Terry Longacre
Manor Township Police Department (Retired), Lancaster, County, Pennsyl

August 12, 2022

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