Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Charles Herring

Pembroke Pines Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, February 9, 2023

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Reflections for Police Officer Charles Herring

Condolences to the family and co-workers of Officer Charles Herring. The man served his community and country, and his sacrifice will not be forgotten.

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

February 10, 2023

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died but by how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family, and the Pembroke PinesPolice Department. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

February 10, 2023

Rest in peace Brother Charlie, 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

February 10, 2023

Today, we mourn the loss of Police Officer Charles Herring, a hero who devoted his life to serving and protecting the community. His selflessness, bravery, and unwavering commitment to justice will always be remembered and honored.

Charles was not just an ordinary police officer, but a symbol of hope, justice, and integrity. He had a heart of gold and a passion for helping others. Whether responding to an emergency call or lending a helping hand to a fellow citizen in need, Charles always went above and beyond the call of duty.

His dedication to the community was evident in the countless lives he touched and the countless moments of kindness he brought to those in need. He put his own life on the line every day to ensure the safety and well-being of others. Charles truly embodied the spirit of a hero and his legacy will continue to inspire future generations of police officers.

The void left by Charles's passing will never be filled. But his memory will live on in the hearts of those who knew him and in the communities he served. Charles's sacrifice will never be forgotten and his legacy will always be honored.

Rest in peace, Charles. We are grateful for your service and will never forget the sacrifices you made to make our world a safer place.

Michael Bomar

February 10, 2023

God bless you Charlie Herring. Thank you for serving in the U.S. Army and your community for 21 years. I hope to shake your hand and salute your bravery in Heaven one day.

Grateful citizen Ryan P.

February 10, 2023

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

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

February 10, 2023

Rest In Peace Brother

james oneill

February 10, 2023

Rest in peace Brother.

Captain A. Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

February 10, 2023

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

Anrae G Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

February 10, 2023

May Charle's soul forever rest in peace. We thank him for his service to his community and to his country as an United States Army Veteran.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

February 10, 2023

Police Officer Charles Herring, I thank you for all of your years of service to our country, both in the Military and in our state of Florida. May God Bless you and keep you safe now. My deepest condolences to all those that love and care about you. Rest In Peace, Brother.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Hudson, FL

February 10, 2023

Thank you for your service.

Tim Liddell
CA Hwy Patrol 5342 ( retired )

February 10, 2023

Thank you for your service Officer Herring. Praying for your family and the community of Pembroke Pines. You will always be remebered.

Chief William M. Renye
Grand Blanc Township Police Department

February 10, 2023

RIP Officer Herring. Thank you for your service to the Country and the citizens of Pembroke Pines and Starke

Lieutenant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police
Boston, Ma. 02120

February 10, 2023

Rest Easy Brother Forever Watch Over Family and Friends. Hand Salute!!!


February 10, 2023

Rest in peace brother

Reserve Officer Steve Durfee

February 10, 2023

Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

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

February 10, 2023

RIP Brother

Gary Scaramuzzo, Police Officer Retired
Tucson Police Department

February 10, 2023

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Officer, Charlie Herring, from complications from a piece of a tree that fell and hit him while he was on patrol on his police motorcycle. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Officer succumbs from injuries due to a tragic motorcycle accident. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed. Our Prayers and Thoughts to the Starke Police Department where Officer Herring had previously served. We thank Officer Herring for his service as a United States Army Veteran.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

February 10, 2023

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Brother and Hero in Police Officer Charles Herring. 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 Pembroke Pines Police Department, Florida.

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

February 10, 2023

I was just under 3 weeks from retirement and happened upon a violent domestic in the front yard of a house on the east side of Pines. The woman was pretty beat up and her husband ran to his front porch when I approached. I immediately called for back up and due to the city being very busy no one responded on the radio as available. I started to get worried as the suspect was extremely agitated and slightly bigger than me.
All of a sudden out of nowhere Charlie pulls all the way into the front yard, gets out of his unmarked DUI car and said “you sounded like you needed help Sarge”. We then proceeded to wrestle the guy into handcuffs for what seemed like forever.
Charlie heard it in my voice dropped everything and came running to help, because that’s who he was.
That was the last time I ever had to use my handcuffs, and that was the last time I saw Charlie. I’m sure I thanked him that day but in all the confusion if I didn’t
Thank you brother.

Sergeant (Retired) John Birkenheuer
Pembroke Pines Police Department

February 9, 2023

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Police Officer Charles Herring. Please know we are eternally grateful for Charles’ service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Officer Herring, 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 Pembroke Pines Police Department in Pembroke Pines, Florida for Charles’ partner and fellow officers. POINT 27 also 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 Police Officer Charles Herring’s family

Also sent to the Herring Family was a “Forever Grateful Military Challenge Coin to honor Charles’ dedication and devotion to the United States Army.

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.


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]

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department Reserve Division
POINT 27- National Out Reach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison

February 9, 2023

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

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

February 9, 2023

Rest In Peace, E.O.W. Sending prayers to your family and love ones, also sending condolences to your brothers and sisters in blue.

Chief of Police (Ret.) Michael White

February 9, 2023

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

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service (Retired)

February 9, 2023

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