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Detective Sergeant Mason Griffith

Hermann Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, March 12, 2023

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Reflections for Detective Sergeant Mason Griffith

My daughter’s college (Culver Stockton in Canton, MO) held a memorial walk for fallen officers today. You were one of the unfortunate soles.
You will not be forgotten. I pray for you, even though you are not physically here on this earth. And I pray for your family.
I stopped in Hermann to visit your memorial, and take a moment to reflect on how everything can stop or be taken in the blink of an eye. Life is precious. I didn’t know you, but have heard wonderful memories of you. Rest now brother. We have the watch now.

Police Officer Jason Myers
Cabool Police Department

April 6, 2024

Spent some time at your Casey's memorial in Hermann today as last stop before I left town. Had a great weekend in the town you loved and served. The blue line flag was flying as well I've ever seen one.

Officer/Detective Retired
Springfield Missouri Police Dept.

March 24, 2024

Det. Sgt. Griffith,
On today, the 1st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Hermann. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

March 12, 2024

Lord God of unfailing love, to those families in our beloved nation, the United States of America, who are suffering in the wake of the loss of a law enforcement family member, help us to provide support. Allow us to be their rock and fortress in a time of immense pain and uncertainty. Help us to keep them safe and nourished in their time of grief, suffering beside them as we move toward healing and reconciliation. Lord God, in Your compassionate mercy, hear my prayer. In Christ Jesus, Your beloved Son, and by His authority, I pray. Amen.

Holy Scripture References:

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons [children] of God.” [Matthew 5:9 ESV]

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4 ESV]

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, DDiv, MSBS, NCCA, FCPO-USA
The Badge 183 Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
“Honoring America’s Fallen Peace Officers”
Merrimack, NH 03054

Captain Steven R. Closs (Ret.)
Nashua NH Police Department (1974-1998)

November 19, 2023

„Proszę przyjmijcie wyrazy najszczerszego 
współczucia i żalu.
Wiem że nikt i nic nie wypełni już tej luki 
w Waszych sercach,
lecz pamiętajcie że nie umiera ten 
kto trwa w pamięci bliskich. 
Przeznaczenie odebrało Cię 
zbyt szybko rodzinie i przyjaciołom,
ale nigdy nie odbierze Cię 
naszej pamięci i naszym sercom.”

Sierżant Policji w Stanie Spoczynku Jace
Wydział Kryminalny Polska

May 7, 2023

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

April 19, 2023

My sincere condolences to the department and to the family.this killing is unacceptable. We all should take a stand and support and love this family.


April 19, 2023

"Somebody killed a policeman today, and a part of America died.
A piece of our country he swore to protect will be buried with him at his side.
The suspect who shot him will stand up in court, with counsel demanding his rights,
While a young widowed mother must work for her kids and spend alone many long nights.
The beat that he walked was a battlefield, too, just as if he'd gone off to war.
Though the flag of our nation won't fly at half mast, to his name they will add a gold star.
Yes, somebody killed a policeman today, it happened in your town or mine.
While we slept in comfort behind our locked doors, a cop put his life on the line.
Now, his ghost walks a beat on a dark city street, and he stands at each new rookie's side.
He answered the call and gave us his all, and a part of America died."

Author unknown

E.C.Proft Chief Criminal Deputy (Retired)
Island County Sheriff's Office

March 31, 2023

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Detective Sergeant Griffith. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Hermann Police Department.

Scott Horne, Postal Inspector
US Postal Inspection Service

March 24, 2023

You were a perfect police officer and such an amazing friend to all. I am so lost and heartbroken with your senseless departure. I will never forget you. You were a great friend and ill miss all our chats. I hope your watching us from heaven. Rest Easy!

Lieutenant Ben Gelber

March 22, 2023

Sgt. Griffith I have relatives near you, one of whom is also a LEO and they were crushed at your passing. God Bless your family and know you will always be a hrro to other Officers. Maybe I will have the honor of meeting you in Heaven at Roll Call.

Motor Officer Jim Bragg
Greenville City Police Dept.

March 21, 2023

I would like to extend my condolences to the family and friends of Detective Sergeant Mason Griffith. I am truly sorry for your great loss. The service and sacrifice of Sergeant Griffith will not be forgotten. I am praying for your comfort and peace.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs

March 21, 2023

“Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then I said, Here am I! Send me.”

Patrol anonymous anonymous
Aspen PD

March 20, 2023

I live an hour and a half from the community that Sergeant Griffith protected and I remember hearing the news that an there was officer down in Herman almost immediately. I kept up with the news and was horrified when I heard Sergeant Griffith had passed on from this world. Your bravery will never be forgotten. Rest easy Sergeant.

Evan Chiodini
Civilian Supporter (Missouri)
Forever Grateful To Law Enforcement

March 19, 2023

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

March 19, 2023

Rest in peace, Sir. We have it from here.

Sergeant John Fisher
Missouri Capitol Police

March 19, 2023

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

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

March 17, 2023

Rest in peace brother. We have the watch from here. Thoughts and prayers for you, your family and your department.

Officer Tommy Thomason
Oklahoma National Memorial Museum Security

March 17, 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)

March 17, 2023

Rest in peace

Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous
Bail Enforcement Agent

March 17, 2023

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

Sergeant Monica Veney
Baltimore Police Department

March 16, 2023

Rest in peace, dear Brother! Thank you for your dedicated service.
"The righteous perish, and no one takes it to heart; the devout are taken away, and no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil" (Isaiah 57:1).

Paul Miller
Pastor - Calvary Chapel Tri-Cities TN
Tri Cities Cops for Christ

March 16, 2023


SSG. C. Clemons

March 16, 2023

Rest In Peace Brother.


March 16, 2023

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Sergean Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

March 15, 2023

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