Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Tucker Blakely

Knox County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Monday, October 2, 2023

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Tucker Blakely

"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."

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

October 4, 2023

RIP Hero. May you forever spend your eternal life with our dear Lord in heaven. My thoughts and prayers are with all your loved ones. Our country is now a little less safe without you. Thank you for your service.


Sergeant Mitchell G. Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

October 4, 2023

You gave the ultimate sacrifice and we will always remember your bravery and selflessness. You backed my husband and his squad up the night before even though they were city and you didn’t know them. I’ll forever be grateful for officers like yourself who take care of one another. Always praying for your wife, little boy, and family. Matthew 5:9

LEO Wife

October 4, 2023

Most Holy St. Michael. Escort our Brother into Heaven, where the Almighty will proclaim, "There
is no greater love, than he who lays his life down for a Friend. Welcome to the Kingdom of God.
Blessed are the Peacemakers, for They shall be called the Children of God"
Rest easy, my Brother. Your time in Hell is done. We'll Take it from here. Til Valhalla. Godspeed,
my Hero...

HPO Brent Constransitch
Greater Lafourche Port Commission Harbor Police

October 4, 2023

God Speed. May you rest in peace.

Sgt. Lawrence Lee
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Police Department

October 4, 2023

Rest Easy. Condolences to the agency and family...

Sergeant Lawrence Lee
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Police Department

October 4, 2023

Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Correctional Officer Paul Schanno
Hennepin County (Minneapolis)- Adult Corrections Facility

October 4, 2023



October 4, 2023

R.I.P. my friend my the lord be your family .

Deputy David W . Key
Pickens County Sheriff’s Office

October 4, 2023

RIP Deputy Sheriff Blakely. Thank you for your service to the Country and the citizens of Knox County

Lieutenant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police
Boston, Ma. 02120

October 4, 2023

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

Sergeant Monica Veney
Baltimore Police Department

October 4, 2023

Deputy Blakely,

I'm saddened to hear of your tragic loss. I'm sure you were a great positive influence in the lives of those who knew you. Even in death, you continue to give hope to others by donating your organs. Thank you so much for your service to our nation, and to the residents of your county. I will lift your wife, son and brother up in prayer, along with all your friends, loved ones and colleagues. Rest in peace.

Greater love has no one than this, that a person will lay down his life for his friends. - John 15:13

Daniel Ryan
Private Investigator (Retired)

October 4, 2023

Rest in Peace Deputy Blakey. Thank You For Your Service. My Condolences to his Family, Friends and Colleagues.

Fire Crew Officer J. Ross

October 4, 2023

Thank you for your service to the United States and the citizens of Knox County. Rest in Peace Deputy Blakely. God Bless your friends, family and fellow Deputy's of Knox County.

Susie Ball
Judicial Process Server
Brevard County Sheriff's Office

October 4, 2023

God bless you Tucker Blakely. Thank you for protecting Tennessee and defending us from evil. Thank you for being a United States Army veteran. I hope to shake your hand and salute your bravery in Heaven one day. Much peace, honor and empathy for your wife, son and brother.

Grateful citizen Ryan P.

October 4, 2023

Thank you for your service. You can rest easily now you are with the Lord. May your family be blessed and find peace.

Officer Denise Crocker
Eupora Police Department

October 4, 2023

My sincere condolences to his family and the department. Even in death he serves by example and donates organs so others can live. His sacrifice is not forgotten. Rest in peace Sir your family will be taken care of by his fellow officers.


October 4, 2023

May God and St. Michael watch over you in Heaven, Deputy Blakely.

Patrolman Kenneth Collins
South Amherst Police Department

October 4, 2023

Thank you for your service country and to our community of Knoxville and Knox County. Sending prayers to watch over you, your family and fellow duputies of Knox County Sheriffs Office. Rest Easy Brother.

Facility Protection Officer E.Kellogg
THP Facility Protection Unit, Knoxville TN

October 4, 2023

"All Give Some - Deputy Blakely Has Given All"... Rest in Heavenly Peace Deputy and may your family, friends, and co-workers be comforted....

Trooper J.M. Koch (RET)
Washington State Patrol

October 4, 2023

Deputy Sheriff Tucker Blakely, REST IN PEACE.
Prayer & Condolences

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

October 4, 2023

Semper Fi Brother! Thank You for your many ways of service to our country. Til Valhalla, We have the watch. Rest in Peace!

Field Training Officer Russ Orlando
Union City Police Department (Ret.) USMC Military Police

October 4, 2023

I know you’re feeling all the love pouring out for you in heaven. I know every prayer for you was felt. We all miss you desperately. I hope you’re listening in on all the stories being shared about you and the impact you had in all of our lives. Thank you for being such a great cousin to my wife and making her feel so welcomed when she moved to TN, and thank you for accepting me as family when we got married. I’ll never forget our reception and how great you made it. Thank you for being our hero. You will always be our hero.

Lincoln Ryan

October 4, 2023

God bless you. My heart and prayers go out to you and your family.

Detective (retired) William Burruel
Colorado Springs Police Department

October 4, 2023

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

Lieutenant Brian J. Wills II
Oswego County Sheriff's Office
New York

October 4, 2023

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