Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Sidnee Carter

Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Friday, October 7, 2022

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Sidnee Carter

I never had the chance to work with Sidnee on the street, but had many pleasant interactions with her when she worked in the jail.

She was always kind, happy, professional, and had a contagious smile that could light up a room.

Rest In Peace dear sister, you are missed...

Officer Justin Griner
Wichita Airport Police Dept.

November 26, 2022

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

October 26, 2022

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Sidney Carter. I am so sorry for your loss. The service and sacrifice of Deputy Carter will not be forgotten.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs
Maryland

October 19, 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 19, 2022

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

Detective Sergeant Edward Carlile
Northfield Village (OH) PD

October 17, 2022

Rest in Peace my sister.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

October 17, 2022

Sweet Deputy Carter. I had the pleasure of knowing you through my time at the jail passing meds. U were always trying to recruit me to be a deputy at the jail. U said I'd be a good 1️⃣ cuz I was so mean. I was very sad to hear of your passing. I wish I could have gone to your service. Kansas lost a shining light the night you died.

Michelle M Lewis
Friend

October 15, 2022

Rest in peace. Taken far too soon.

WPD # 1158
Frmr WPD

October 14, 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

Rest In Peace…

Retired Detective Ed Falkowski
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

October 13, 2022

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

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

October 13, 2022

So sad & tragic, RIP Sheepdog. May God bless & comfort your family (both blood & blue), including your brothers & sisters with SCSO. Well done thou good & faithful servant.

Mike Nixon
High Point, NC Police Dept, Retired

October 13, 2022

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God." Matthew 5: 9. Prayers to his or her family, fellow officers and friends! RIP and thank you for your service.

Correctional Officer (Retired)
Iowa Departament of Corrections

October 13, 2022

Rest in peace sister.

Reserve Officer Steve Durfee
Retired

October 13, 2022

To the family, friends and coworkers of Deputy Sheriff Sidnee Carter; my deepest sympathy for your loss. Sidnee was obviously doing what she loved, protecting and serving. Her life was cut way to short for sure. God will help you through these difficult times. God's Speed Sidnee!

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

October 12, 2022

Prayers & Condolences
Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff Sidnee Carter

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

October 12, 2022

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

Retired Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service

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

In valor there is hope

In honored memory
Deputy Sidnee Carter
End of Watch 10/7/22

Sometimes it hard to understand
The challenge that we must face
When we choose to take a stand.
At this sad time and in this dark place

We search the recesses of our mind
Hoping to make sense of this tragedy
Elusive meaning we hope to find
Leaving doubt and uncertainty

Our faith all too often has been shaken
Another who wore the Silver and the Blue
From us too soon has sadly been taken
It’s hard to know what we should do

When our sorrows like a river flow
And it seems too much to cope
This solemn truth it is we know
In valor there is hope,

In valor there is hope

Sgt. Oscar R. Thomasson II (Ret.)
Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office

October 11, 2022

Far, far, too young. Thank you for your service, Sister.

Captain (Former) Mark A. Slater
Keokuk P.D. (Keokuk, IA)

October 11, 2022

Rest In Peace, Deputy Carter. Praying for your loved ones.

Officer C Curione (Retired)
Rochester Police Department, NY

October 11, 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

October 11, 2022

Rest in Peace. Thank you for your service.

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

October 11, 2022

Deputy Carter, thank you for being a positive light and your hard work in this difficult line of service. God be with you and your family, now and forever. Thank you for your service to Sedgwick County.

Officer Sterling Brown
Wichita Police Department

October 11, 2022

Thank you for your service. Prayers for your Family and Department.

Sergeant Monica Veney
Baltimore Police Department

October 11, 2022

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