Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Aréanah M. Preston

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, May 6, 2023

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Reflections for Police Officer Aréanah M. Preston

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Preston. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Chicago Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

May 25, 2023

Police Officer Aréanah M. Preston, I am so sorry to hear of your murder at the hands of these coward criminals. May God Bless you and your family. He will hold you in His arms now and keep you safe. Rest In Peace, Sister.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Hudson, FL

May 23, 2023

An absolute travesty and crime against humanity by meaningless individuals who will no doubt be defended as the REAL victims.

Officer Preston, your career was never given a real chance. You no doubt were destined for great things and now, the City of Chicago, the Chicago PD, your family and friends are without you, and for what? NOTHING.

God Bless you, Sister and all those who will personally feel your loss, though, so long as your kept in their hearts and minds, you will never truly be gone from them. Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

May 23, 2023

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.
Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge (SAC)
Orlando Field Office
Federal Air Marshal Service

May 22, 2023

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

Officer Alan J Laatz (Retired)
Oak Brook IL Police Department

May 21, 2023

To the family and friends of Officer Aréanah M .Preston, my deepest condolences . She had so much potential and was/is a positive force in this world. Continue to carry on her love and legacy.

Sgt. Daryl l. Gaston ( Retired)
Rochester Police Department- NY

May 21, 2023

Way to fight until the end. R.I.P. sister.

Former Officer 1st Class Daniel Zimbler
Columbus (GA) Police Department.

May 21, 2023

Rest easy Officer Preston. Deepest condolences to your family and colleagues. Read of some of your accomplishments in your short time on this world, taken away way too soon. Till Valhalla sister in blue.

Officer Kevin Jefferson
Gulfport Police Department, Mississippi

May 17, 2023

Rest In Heavenly Peace

1st. Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980 (Retired)
Prince Georges County Police Deparment, Maryland

May 17, 2023

On behalf of session 20, we'd like to send our deepest condolences

Session 20
Zone 5 Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy

May 16, 2023

I am so very sorry, Police Officer Aréanah Preston, to learn of your tragic loss of life. Thank you for your service.

My prayers of love and support for your family, the Department and Community.

May HE bless and rest you until that Day.

God Bless you,
Kim Durham

Kim Durham
Christina Giannone, daughter & police office City of Davis

May 15, 2023

The Lord has her now and he will hold her in his arms may her family be comforted in knowing that she was called to do good and now it was time for a loyal servant to come back. My prayers fir the department and family.


May 15, 2023

May God's hand of peace and comfort be with the surviving family and the rest of the Department.

Chaplain Jesse White
Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop D

May 15, 2023

Rest in peace, Officer Preston. Praying for your loved ones.

Officer C Curione (Retired)
Rochester Police Department, NY

May 14, 2023

Rest in Peace young Peacekeeper.

Kevin Farrell
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

May 14, 2023

Areanah we love you. You are a true hero. The city of Chicago has loss a true leader. The city of Chicago and the entire CPD family especially the 005th District will always love you. Rest in paradise our Angel

SGT Vivian Williams
Chicago Police Department

May 14, 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

May 14, 2023

Officer Preston, our world is full of evil people, and yet, 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

May 14, 2023

Dear Sister,
You are a hero and I can see how proud your Mom is of you. You fought with fierce determination, and while I didn't know you personally, I know your heart was right and full of the greatness of a strong woman, scholar and police officer. To your Mom, I can't image the immense loss you feel right now. Your daughter shinned your light and we won't let that light ever be extinguished.

Peace and prayers to you, your family, friends and Police Partners.
Chicago PD, I'm saddened for your police family and the community Officer Preston serviced.

Sergeant Julie Jensen
La Mesa PD, San Diego, CA

May 13, 2023

Rest In Peace.

Det. Andreoli

May 12, 2023

Another "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County PD, NY

May 12, 2023

Rest in peace.


May 12, 2023

Rest in Paradise Sister Officer. Prayers for your family and co-workers. Thank you for your service.

Retired M/Sgt Lisa Ditzler
Illinois State Police D-16

May 12, 2023

Officer Preston,

You accomplished so much, in such a short time. I'm sure you would have gone very far in life. May have been Superintendent someday. You lived and died heroically. Rest in peace. I'm praying for your mother, the rest of your family, your friends, loved ones and your colleagues.

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. – Matthew 5:9

Daniel Ryan
Private Investigator (Retired)

May 12, 2023

Rest easy sister thank you for your service. May your sacrifice or memory never fade.

Jerry Matalone #8046 Retired
Des Moines Iowa police department

May 11, 2023

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