Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Greg McCowan

Blount County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Thursday, February 8, 2024

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Greg McCowan

Thank you for your service Deputy McGowan. May God's grace bring peace to your family and fellow deputies during this tragic time. Another hero taken too soon. Rest in peace brother.

Sgt Wm C Elliott (retired)
Campbell County Sheriff's Office VA

February 9, 2024

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

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

February 9, 2024

My wife & I, both retired LE Officers from other states, send our deepest condolences to the Blount County Sheriff's Dept, Sheriff Berrong & all members, and the family & friends of Deputy McCowan. We retired to TN, have resided in Maryville for 5 years and east TN for 16 years - fortunately, this senseless murder of one of Blount County's Heroes in Blue is a rare exception and does not reflect on the area as a wonderful place to live with friendly, outgoing people.

Lieutenant RW McCoy - Retired
Johnson City Police Department, NY State

February 9, 2024

Rest in Peace.

Park Ranger Ken Davis
National Park Service

February 9, 2024

Deputy McCowan, a police officer should be remembered not by how he died but by how he lived! A brave man has left to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you for your years of law enforcement service, to your family, and to the Crawford County Sheriff's Office. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven MarshallGeorges Mills, NH

February 9, 2024

Thoughts and prayers out to the family, friends and to the brothers and sisters of Deputy Greg McCowan at the Blount County Sheriff’s Office.

Nothing but respect.

Sergeant Curtis Cole
Bowie County (Texas) Sheriff’s Office

February 9, 2024

God bless you Greg McCowan. Thank you for protecting Blount County Tennessee and defending us from evil. I hope to shake your hand and salute your bravery in Heaven one day. Much peace, honor and empathy for your Blount County comrades.

Grateful citizen Ryan P.

February 9, 2024

You were a great man, a great deputy, and a great friend. You were amazing and kind to everyone you met, even when they were not worthy of said kindness. Rest in Peace Greg, we will hold the line from here brother.

Officer Austin Green
Maryville P.D.

February 9, 2024

My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Deputy McCowan. The passing of Deputy McGowan is a great loss to the entire law enforcement community.

Retired Chief Investigator Dan Kartchner
Shasta County District Attorney's Office, Redding, California

February 9, 2024

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


February 9, 2024

I’m sorry for your loss. My prayers for his family are with you

Officer William Kasberg
San Antonio Police Department

February 9, 2024

O God of Peace, so many of America’s Peace Officers who are on the front lines to protect us never make it back home to their families. We pray for these fallen peace officers, Lord God, who gave their lives for us. We pray for the families of these heroes, who have to now endure life without their loved one. Lord God, society tries to move forward, but there is always bloodshed occurring. We approach Your throne of glory and grace to beg of You for peace. Lord God, bring peace to this land – the United States of America. We plead for Your divine intervention to quiet our hearts and unify our communities. Stop the violence that occurs amid our cities. We thank You for all America’s Peace Officers who have died protecting us, and ask that You send an everlasting peace so that America’s Peace Officers on the streets may be safe and return home to their loved ones at the end of their assigned shifts. In Christ Jesus, Your blessed Son, and by His authority, I pray. Amen.

Scripture Supporting the Law Enforcement Mission:

“So those who refuse to obey the laws of the land are refusing to obey God, and punishment will follow. For the policeman [peace officer] does not frighten people who are doing right; but those doing evil will always fear him. So if you don’t want to be afraid, keep the laws and you will get along well. The policeman [peace officer] is sent by God to help you. But if you are doing something wrong, of course you should be afraid, for he [the peace officer] will have you punished. He [the peace officer] is sent by God for that very purpose. Obey the laws, then, for two reasons: first, to keep from being punished, and second, just because you know you should.” [Romans 13:2-5 TLB]

Scriptures for Support, Hope, and Comfort:

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

[Jesus Said,] “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13 ESV]

And he [Jesus] said to him, “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise.” [Luke 23:43 ESV]

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

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, DDiv, MSBS, NCCA
Ordained Independent Christian Chaplain Ministry
Member: Fellowship of Christian Peace Officers - USA

February 9, 2024

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

Sergeant Monica Veney
Baltimore Police Department

February 9, 2024

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain (Ret.) Bernard Flint
Department of Defense / Police Division

February 9, 2024

VERY sorry to hear this news! Rest eazy and thank you for protecting us through the years.

Police Supporter & Aflac Representative (Southern California)

February 9, 2024

Rest in piece Brother

Captain Sannella
NYPD Rtired

February 9, 2024

May our Lord and Savior welcome you home.

Deputy Brazoria County Constable TX Marc
Texas Brazoria County Constables 3-2

February 9, 2024

Rest in peace, Deputy McCowan. Thank you for your service.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow deputies at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

February 9, 2024

Rest In Peace…

Retired Detective Ed Falkowski
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

February 9, 2024

Thank you for your service.

Tim Liddell
CA Hwy Patrol 5342 ( retired )

February 9, 2024

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