Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Major Terry Randall "Turtle" Arnold

Cook County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, October 3, 2022

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Reflections for Major Terry Randall "Turtle" Arnold

thank you for your duty and service

dushyant
pens corner uae

November 2, 2022

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

October 26, 2022

Captain Arnold, thank you for all your service. I hope and pray that the kid who was responsible for your passing is not only remorseful, but uses this as a lesson to correct his mistakes.

All of your large family is in my prayers, Brother. God Bless you and may you forever Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

October 22, 2022

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Captain Terry Arnold. I am so sorry for your loss. The service and sacrifice of Captain Arnold will not be forgotten.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs
Maryland

October 19, 2022

Rest in peace brother. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten.......

Detective Sergeant Edward Carlile
Northfield Village (OH) PD

October 17, 2022

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr.
Assistant Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge (ASAC)
New York Field Office
Federal Air Marshal Service

October 14, 2022

On behalf of the Leon County Sheriff's Office, our sincere thoughts and prayers are with the family of Captain Terry Arnold, and the extended law enforcement family of the Cook County Sheriff's Office.

God Bless!

Sheriff Walt McNeil
Leon County Sheriff's Office

October 13, 2022

My deepest sympathy to the family, friends and coworkers of Captain Terry Arnold. Terry had a long career in law enforcement. Obviously, he was doing something he deeply cared about. God will watch over you all during this most difficult time. God's Speed Terry!

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

October 12, 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

October 11, 2022

My deepest sympathies. May God comfort abundantly.

Pastor Rich Ajer
Retired Clergy

October 10, 2022

My thoughts and prayers go out to your family and close friends. Continue to keep watch over all of them. Know they all remember you on this day and are comforted by so many wonderful memories of you. I wish you could have had a few years of retirement for all the work you did for others and I know you never asked for anything in return. Keep watch over your loved ones, you will never be forgotten.

Robert Gordon, Retired DC. Riverside, IL
Father of fallen officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

October 9, 2022

Captain Arnold, 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. May God immerse you and them in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

October 9, 2022

Rest, brother.

Sgt. Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

October 9, 2022

I appreciate all that you did to serve and protect us. Thank you for your years of service. You will be greatly missed. My prayers are with your friends and family.

Connie Mellinger

October 9, 2022

Captain Arnold,

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

October 9, 2022

Rest in peace, Captain Arnold. 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

October 8, 2022

Thank you for your sacrifice Captain Arnold….

https://youtu.be/f3MNgMqC158

Deputy Artie Rodriguez
Walton County Sheriff's Office, FL

Performer and Songwriter of
“If It Wasn’t for the Badge”

October 7, 2022

On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Captain Terry Randall "Turtle" Arnold and the extended law enforcement family of Cook County Sheriff's Office, Georgia.




End of Watch Monday, October 3, 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

October 6, 2022

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

October 6, 2022

Rest in eternal Peace, good and faithful public servant.
God has already reserved a special place for our peacemakers.
Please continue your careful and vigilant watch over us.
When Law Enforcement perishes, a grieving yet grateful nation mourns.
Thank you for your heroic sacrifice!
Thank you for your selfless service!
Thank you for your guardian protection!

Our prayers to the family and department.

Charles F. Holloway, Jr.
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Elizabethtown Police Department

October 6, 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 Captain, Terry R. Arnold, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Captain makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed. Our Prayers and Thoughts to the Remerton and the Adel Police Departments where Captain Arnold had previously served.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

October 6, 2022

So sad & tragic, RIP Sheepdog! May God bless & comfort your loved ones, as well as your brothers & sisters with CCSO. Well done thou good & faithful servant.

Mike Nixon
High Point, NC Police Dept, Retired

October 6, 2022

OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY OF CAPTAIN ARNOLD, AND ALL THOSE WHO MOURN THE LOSS OF CAPTAIN ARNOLD. 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

October 6, 2022

Rest in Peace, Captain.

Ptl B L Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake PD OH

October 5, 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

October 5, 2022

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