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November 30, 2014
(Isaiah 11:6) 6 The wolf will reside for a while with the lamb, And with the young goat the leopard will lie down, And the calf and the lion and the fattened animal will all be together; And a little boy will lead them.
So it will be in the not so distant future when we will have access to nature's wonders in animals and never long again for an animal companion ever again, what joy God has promised for all us animal lovers.
Bandit no doubt was a great companion.
June 01, 2012
R.I.P BANDIT. WE LOVE YOU.
January 01, 2011
Bandit, Thank you for protecting us! I'm crying as if you're my own dog. You're up in heaven with all the other animals and you can play now instead of work. My heart goes out to you and to officer Lovejoy as i'm sure he misses you very much!!!
December 01, 2010
Bless your heart Bandit... thank you for your service... you are truly loved
September 22, 2008
Bandit,
My 4 year old keeps telling me that you were a very brave boy. We all love you and miss, even though we never met you.
God bless you, and keep you safe.
September 11, 2008
Bandit my heart goes out to you and to the family of Officer Lovejoy. I am sure you miss and loved Bandit. Dont let his tragic passing shadow the loving memories you share.
August 18, 2008
Bandit you awesome loving Buddy well miss you but one day well meet in Doggy heaven and play non stop Love You and See you soon.. Ur real Hero
August 17, 2008
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August 15, 2008
Bandit..We're sure you see our, Sampson, Rowdy and Dakota where you are. We hope you are all together and enjoying yourselves. We loved them and miss them terribly as you are loved and missed. Our thoughts and prayers to the Lovejoy's and the entire K-9 Unit.
August 15, 2008
Bandit,
You are a hero to us all that know about you. You are in a wonderful place now with other heroes.
August 15, 2008
Bandit,
I am sure you were loved and are missed. My heart goes to Sgt Lovejoy and his family dealing with this tragedy. My condolences to you all, and my appreciation to you, Bandit, and Sgt. Lovejoy, for your the service you do our community.
August 15, 2008
Bandit - I still cry when I think of how you left us. You are in great hands now and will be taken care of.
I will think of you often.
August 15, 2008
Thank you for your service and I'm sorry you had to go in such a manner, but you're safe now and in good hands. Good dog!!
August 15, 2008
Rest in Peace, Faithful companion.
August 15, 2008
Semper Fi
October 12, 2007
in loving memory
September 13, 2007
Dear Officer Bandit, may you have peace and comfort in heaven. I have asked my sweet Snickers who went to heaven 3 years ago to look after you and play with you. You are a true hero here in Chandler and you have touched the hearts of so many. You are loved and will be missed so much. May you have eternal fun playing ball and hanging out with all your doggy buddies. I pray for you everyday.
September 09, 2007
Bandit
Your in Gods hands now. Peace be with you in the Rainbow garden. Look for a big red doberman called Drum, tell him Mama said to show you around.We won't forget you.
September 09, 2007
Rest In Peace.
September 06, 2007
Rest in Peace my friend.
August 31, 2007
Bandit all good dogs go to heaven,i hope to see you there with my beloved Cody.See you on the other side bud!hugs
August 29, 2007
You are now safe !! xoxoxoxox
August 29, 2007
Bandit...
We're so sorry you endured the death you did. You are now in a specila place @ the Rainbow Bridge. You are safe, coll & have lots of caring friends. (((hugs)) & pooch smooces, sweetie
August 28, 2007
Rest in Peace Dear Bandit, Loyal Hero! Roam free in Heaven. Many hugs and pets. Love, Helen >^..^<
August 25, 2007
Although we only met you once, we know you were a remarkable dog! We are lucky enough to carry a piece of you close to us, through your son, Deekan, who we got just 2 years ago. Its amazing how much he looks like you!
You were an huge asset to the Police force and you will be greatly missed.
Rest in peace our friend.
The Hughes Family (Mesa, AZ)
August 25, 2007
Please accept our Deepest Sympathy
August 25, 2007
I'm sure you kept the people of Chandler,AZ very safe. You're a hero Bandit!
August 25, 2007
There is a bridge connecting Heaven & Earth. It is called the Rainbow Bridge because id its colors. Just this side of the Rainbow Bridge there is land of meadows, hills and valleys with lush green grass.

When a beloved pet dies, the pet goes to this place. There is always food and water and warm spring weather. The old and frail animals are young again. Those who are maimed are made whole. They play together all day.

There is only one thing missing: They are not with their special person who loved them on Earth. Each day they run and play untill the day comes when on suddenly stops playing and looks up! The nose twitches! The ears are up! They eyes are staring! and this one suddenly runs from the group.

You have been seen, and when you and your special friend meet, you take him or her in your arms and embrace. Your face is kissed again and again, and you look once more into the eyes ofyour trusting friend,

Then you cross the Rainbow Bridge together, never to be separated again.
August 24, 2007
I've only lived in Chandler (Sun Lakes) for five months, but I'm sure you did a fine job servicing the community. Your untimely death was not in vain. RIP and know you're in a better place.
August 23, 2007
What a beautiful boy you were! I'm sure you will be missed! Rest in Peace Bandit!
August 23, 2007
August 23, 2007
Here's a gentle hug and a kiss between the ears for you, sweet Bandit. You look just as kind and precious as my own dog. We know you did a good job here on Earth and feel so badly that you suffered before you went to Heaven. Peace be with you, little one.
August 23, 2007
Run free Bandit, loyal hero!
August 23, 2007
You are a true hero! Love Liz
August 22, 2007
To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say...
but first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this from heaven. Here I dwell with God above.
Here, there's no more tears of sadness; here is just eternal love.

Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight.
Remember that I'm with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through,
God picked me up and hugged me and He said, "I welcome you."

It's good to have you back again; you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family, they'll be here later on.
I need you here badly; you're part of my plan.
There's so much that we have to do, to help our mortal man."

God gave me a list of things, that he wished for me to do.
And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.
And when you lie in bed at night, the day's chores put to flight.
God and I are closest to you....in the middle of the night.

When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years
because you are only human, they are bound to bring you tears.
But do not be afraid to cry; it does relieve the pain.
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.

I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
But if I were to tell you, you wouldn't understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is o'er.
I'm closer to you now, than I ever was before.

There are many rocky roads ahead of you and many hills to climb;
but together we can do it by taking one day at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I'd like it for you too...
that as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.

If you can help somebody who's in sorrow and pain,
then you can say to God at night......"My day was not in vain."
And now I am contented....that my life has been worthwhile,
knowing as I passed along the way, I made somebody smile.

So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low,
just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you're walking down the street, and you've got me on your mind;
I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.

And when it's time for you to go.... from that body to be free,
remember you're not going.....you're coming here to me.

Ruth Ann Mahaffey (author)
©Copyright 1998-2007
http://www.ruthann1.com

August 22, 2007
Even though you’re gone you continue to teach us all valuable lessons and have filled our hearts and did more for us then we did for you.

Rest in peace, Bandit.

Glenn Hammond
Organizer, Bandit Memorial Service
August 22, 2007
May you walk over the rainbow bridge and be free of the pain that you had suffered. Romp and play like you have never done before. You gave unselfishly, you were your handlers eyes, his ears, and his protection you were dependant upon him as he was you. You will be missed by many, even the ones who never "knew" you. Tears of sadness have been shed for the pain that you had suffered, but we know now you are free......
August 22, 2007
You will be missed ever so much
God Bless you.
We love you.
Nickolas & MaryEllen
& Frankie
August 22, 2007
I will look for you at the bridge Bandit!!!
August 22, 2007
Bandit I will keep you in my thoughts, heart and prayers!!!
August 22, 2007
Bandit, you will be missed. Knowing that you are at peace now is at least a little comfort to us left behind. Please rest in peace and know that your life here in service will not be forgotten.
August 21, 2007
Rest in peace buddy
August 21, 2007
Thank you Bandit for your loyalty and protection. My heart aches thinking of the pain you must have suffered.
August 21, 2007
I know your family is grieving; we grieve with them. It's very difficult to lose a good friend, two footed or four. Play in the flowers and chase the balls wherever you are, brave one.
August 21, 2007
August 21, 2007
Dear Bandit, rest in peace sweet doggie, thank you for your bravery in protecting us, have fun in heaven you truly are an angel. God bless you, look out for Heidi and say hi for us. Sweet dreams.
August 21, 2007
Our thoughts and prayer are with the family, and we will always remember your sweet face Bandit.
August 20, 2007
Bandit, thank you for all of your wonderful work, you gave your life unconditionally.... Lorraine Lilley, Altamonte Springs, Fl
August 20, 2007
Bandit,

You were not only SUPERCUTE, but no doubt you served the community to the best of your ability and made them proud and for that you will be blessed and GOD will take care of you, poochie pooch.....YOU ARE LOVED AND WILL BE MISSED BY MANY, MANY PEOPLE.
August 20, 2007
Bandit,
If you return to life the first thing you would do is forgive. For the most endearing quality of the dog is it ability to forgive and to love unconditionally. Rest in Peace.
August 20, 2007
Bandit, may you find peace in heaven.
August 20, 2007
There is something unbelievably special about animals in that they are always so forgiving and loving. God bless you Bandit - I know that you are in a much better place.
August 20, 2007
Sorry about Bandit, i am sure he was a very loving and protecting partner
August 20, 2007
Rest in peace, Bandit.
August 20, 2007
Run fast and forever free at Rainbow Bridge Sweetheart. Your work here is now done. Please watch over our fur Angels. Know that you are loved always...
August 20, 2007
You will always be a hero!
August 20, 2007
Bandit you were a true hero of the community. I send my Bear to play with you at the Rainbows Bridge. Sweet blessings!
You have touched hearts across the nation.
August 20, 2007
Look up my best friend (SASHA)she's been there 4 almost 5 years now,she's an amazing friend too, U 2 might get along!!
August 20, 2007
My condolences go out to the family of Bandit. He is now a guardian angel watching over us all!!
August 20, 2007
Bandit, It's time for you to rest now. Thank you for your service and bravery to our community.
August 20, 2007
Max, Ally, and Pepsi send licks and tail wags. I look at your handsome face and I think of all the K9's who quietly serve our communities with dignity.

I will light a candle for you, and send prayers for your human family. I'm sure you loved them. Just another lesson we humans can take from our dogs.

Thank you, Bandit.
August 20, 2007
Bandit, You had the honor of serving your community in a way not many other dogs have the opportunity to do. You were a strong partner, companion, friend and family member to your handler. Please watch over him and his family. May the memories of the four years your were together help heal the hurt and void in their lives. It was a true honor meeting you and your handler/partner. Heaven is blessed to have you as a resident. God Bless you and your handler. You will be missed.
Robyn, Ana, Andrew, Alex and James
August 20, 2007
Thank you for everything you did, including being a beloved member of the family, just like my dogs are. They aren't my pets...they're my babies!

We'll miss you! I'm sorry.
August 20, 2007
Hi Bandit - say hi to Lucy & Ellie for me - may God bless your soul.
August 20, 2007
You are a true hero, Bandit..Be free and be happy in heaven. Say hello to Porsche, Spanky and Buddy.
August 20, 2007
Bandid, you handsome fella - it's time for you to relax and play! Keep watch over your family & fellow K-9 units. Meet them at Rainbow Bridge when it is time.
Sgt. Lovejoy & family - we mourn your loss with you. Time will ease your sadness. Please know we thank you and your beloved Bandit for your service to the community.
August 20, 2007
i didnt know Bandit but i appreciate the services he gave our great state enjoy your new home Bandit and rest in peace.
August 20, 2007
Bandit:

Its better place you are now, my wife and I are saddened by your death and still think of you.
August 20, 2007
Thank you Bandit for your dedicated service to the community and your courage. Your life made a difference and you have truly touched more people's lives than you'll ever know. Rest in peace.
August 20, 2007
Run with the wind over the rainbow bridge sweetie. You will be missed, and never forgotten.
August 20, 2007
Bless your little doggy heart Bandit. You were brave and now your playing in heaven. Look for "Saddie" and you will have a friend for life
August 20, 2007
Rest in Peace and run in Heaven Bandit. You will be missed.....

Officer Selleck,
A former K-9 handler
August 20, 2007
Hey Bandit, Thanks for being a hero. Your work is very appreciated. You should find Aspen, Sydney, Scooby, and Baby now that you're in Heaven. They'll love to play with you. Enjoy your peaceful days! From the Hanson Clan - Warren & Sharon and our 4-legged kids Tyler, Laredo, Sierra, Buddy, and Brandy.
August 20, 2007
You will be missed greatly Bandit! Your life was cut short but in the short time you affected us all and acomplished many great things! Maybe we will meet someday at the pearly gates. Say hello to Bonnie for me you will like her im sure.R.I.P Bandit!
August 20, 2007
With all my love ~
August 20, 2007
Bandit, you did your job well, but left us too soon. Rest in Peace.
August 20, 2007
Thoughts of Bandit are with me every day. His life was too short and his demise is too painful to think about. I will think of him, romping with all my past animal pals.

Jill Anne & Charlie, my Schnauzer/Terrier
August 20, 2007
You've crossed the Rainbow Bridge and are now with Barbaro and all the others at Heaven's Gate Farm. I visit their website (equineheaven.com) daily and know that you could not be in better hands! You were truly a hero and inspiration in your short time here on earth.
August 20, 2007
You served well; run and play now. Paint rainbows and sunsets...toss shooting stars and listen to wishes. Say hi to Chuck and Bonnie.
August 20, 2007
To a real hero,
Dogs in general are a special breed. They provide protection comfort devotion and love to their masters and mistresses. Bandit was all of that to all of us. God speed to a faithful and loyal public servant.
August 20, 2007
Dear Bandit,

Thank you for protecting our community. You are a handsome dog. Have fun with Toby and Lacey and all of the other wonderful pets in doggie heaven.
August 20, 2007
I am so sorry. Your fiends at the bridge are glad to see you I know. They just weren't expecting to see you so soon. It wasn't your time.
August 20, 2007
Bandit,

Thank you so much for helping to keep all of us safe. We appreciate your courage and mourn your loss. Enjoy unlimited belly scratches and dog treats in heaven. I know we will all be safer with you watching over us. May God also be kind to Ofr. Lovejoy who surely must be missing his partner and friend.
Lots of love,
The Schwieger Family
August 20, 2007
Run free, sweet boy. There is another star in the heavens tonight.
August 20, 2007
Hi Bandit,
You are such a pretty dog, I hope that rest in peace.
August 20, 2007
God bless you bandit. Say hi to my German Sheperd "nano" and Shitsu "Peque", both in doggie heaven, too, for me please.
August 20, 2007
Just this side of Heaven, is a place called The Rainbow Bridge...

When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food and water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable. All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor; those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by.
The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing: they miss someone very special to them; who had to be left behind.
They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. The bright eyes are intent; the eager body quivers. Suddenly he begins to break away from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster. YOU have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.
THEN YOU CROSS RAINBOW BRIDGE TOGETHER...
August 20, 2007
God Bless you Bandit and your Partner and his family, and yes We call him your partner because each would give up their life to protect the other. We are praying for peace and healing for your family as we know that is what you would want, Thank you for serving, you are a hero and will not be forgotten.
August 20, 2007
Say hi to Bugs for me Bandit. Thank you for adding a spark to Bekki and Jared's days! You will be missed and remembered as a good dog and good friend.
August 20, 2007
Bandit, the whole community is feeling sad also we feel the pain your handler is suffering. Thank you Bandit for a job well done.
August 20, 2007
God Bless you Bandit, thank you for
the service you gave to our community, you are a beautiful angel now, you & your family are in our prayers, Love the Hernandez Family
August 20, 2007
All dogs are heros and Bandit you have reminded us of that. Thank you for your service and your courage. You have left this world a better place. Have fun in heaven just being a dog. You will be missed and welcomed by all who have gone before you. We all love you..Rudy, Garth, Rat and the Donald..
August 20, 2007
Bandit you will be missed by all you have touched and ones that didn't know you. You did your job and the Chandler community thank you. Godspeed my friend. It is time for you to romp and play.
August 20, 2007
Bandit I hope you're running around with all the other dogs in Dog Heaven and enjoying yourself. The good ones are always taken away from us so soon. Thank you for saving lives. I wish my 2 year old son would have had the chance to have met you. Every time he sees your face on the TV, he gets so excited and happy, even he could see that you were a wonderful dog. God Bless.
August 20, 2007
Brave Bandit,
Thank you for protecting all of us, May you find peace and happiness with all your other officers in Heaven. We all know you will sit at the right hand of God. God Bless all fallen policemen.
August 20, 2007
You will be missed! Tnx for the good job! Now run, be free and play with Duke, Duke I and Pup.
August 20, 2007
Rest in peace, Bandit! Your work is done and now it's time for you to play!
August 20, 2007
Bandit....R.I.P. your memorial service was very memorable.
August 20, 2007
God Bless You Bandit!

Rest in peace and thank you for all you did here. God has called you home Officer Bandit. You will be missed.

Chaplin Pete Lamphere
August 20, 2007
Bandit,
Thank you for working so hard to protect us. You are such a good boy and I hope you get many treats in doggy heaven.

Love, Maria, Murphy and Sydney
August 20, 2007
Bless you Bandit. Say hello to our "Samson" who is with you too. You will always have a special place in the hearts of the people in Phoenix, Arizona and abroad. We love you and you were very courageous and brave!!
August 20, 2007
RIP Bandit, thank you for your years of service. Run free and enjoy all of your brothers and sisters at the Rainbow Bridge!!
August 20, 2007
Bandit, having met you and your handler before, you had a true bond. Although we will all miss you, none more than he.
August 20, 2007
Hello Bandit!
thanks for the very special life you gave us! Say hello to Miss Daisy, Ceaser, and Anglelique at the rainbow bridge! Franscesca and her friend Coyote say hi!
August 20, 2007
You will be missed but not forgotten!!
August 20, 2007
Hey sweet boy. You worked so hard serving our community, thank you. Now it's time to play in the grass & chase bunnies and butterflies. My Wyatt is there also and will be up for a game of chase. Go the Rainbow Bridge, boy. Much love, Jacki and rescue girls, Lilly and Maisy
August 20, 2007
Rest in peace Bandit, look for "Ziggy" and "Big Guy", they would love to play you with forever.
August 20, 2007
Good doggie!
August 20, 2007
Be happy in doggie heaven and RIP you beautiful, courageous dog.
August 20, 2007
MAY GOD BLESS YOU BANDIT.....
August 20, 2007
Bandit will be missed, he as an officer put his life on the line for us citizens. Thank you very much Bandit and you will definitely be missed. Have fun relaxing and chasing those balls.
August 20, 2007
Officer Bandit, You are truly a Champion and a Hero. We all are praying for you and rest in peace in Heaven. The Cinnamond Family.
August 20, 2007
Bandit, Thank you for serving our community. It's your time to enjoy chasing rabits on cool mountain, splashing clear water of river, taking naps on green spring field & explore the nature of all. In heaven beautiful souls will hug & kiss you anytime you want it. Say " Hello & I love you " if you see my dog, Shadow there.
August 20, 2007
You were more than a dog, you were a true compainion. Chase those balls and have freedom in heaven.
August 20, 2007
"He's just a dog." some will say , the kind that like's to run and play . Police work was his love no doubt , something he could not do with out . But now he can show his love and pride 'cause he'll be sitting by God's side ...
August 20, 2007
Bandit, you are a hero in my eyes.. My blessed Cassie, Molly and Slapshot are there to play with you and make you at home beyond the Rainbow Bridge...
August 20, 2007
Thank your for your service to our community, Bandit. May you rest in peace.
August 20, 2007
When God had made the earth and sky the flowers and the trees,
He then made all the animals the fish, the birds and bees.

And when at last He'd finished not one was quite the same.
He said, "I'll walk this world of mine and give each one a name."

And so He traveled far and wide and everywhere He went,
a little creature followed Him until it's strength was spent.

When all were named upon the earth and in the sky and sea,
the little creature said, "Dear Lord, there's not one left for me."

Kindly the Father said to him, "I've left you to the end.
I've turned my own name back to front and called you DOG, My friend."

RIP Bandit
August 19, 2007
Bandit, Your story touched so many of us. Some knew you many of us didn't. We are so sorry you couldn't be here longer with us. You are truly missed by everyone. RIP sweet Bandit. Fly with the angels in blissful peace.
August 19, 2007
Bandit, may you rest by cool waters, lay in tall green grass...your work on Earth is done, your after life just begun.....look for Scout, he will be there waiting for you.
August 19, 2007
Beautiful Bandit, Your life here was too short, but you have won the hearts of many admirers who didn't even know you. We can only hope and pray, that your senseless passing will not happen to another animal...
August 19, 2007
Bandit,
You are now in a better place to run around. You will be missed and will always be in our hearts.
God Bless,
August 19, 2007
Rest In Peace ol loyal one.
You served your community well.
August 19, 2007
What a good boy. I know you were waiting patiently for your next command. Peace and love go with you. Play to your hearts content with the other boys in heaven.
August 19, 2007
Bandit, You look so happy in your picure. May you be that happy and more up with God, all the angels and all of the many other doggies and furry friends you will have to play with for eternity. Dogs give unconditional love, and you are extra special because you were highly trained to protect the public from bad guys. Sorry you had to leave us so soon, but now you can play 24/7 with lots of friends...no cares, no worries, no pain, ever again. We love you.
August 19, 2007
God Speed Bandit. Thank you and all your fellow mates. Would also like to thank the K-9 handler, as without them there would be no K-9's. Our thoughts and prayers are with your handler and his family. They are the ones that are missing you the most.
August 19, 2007
Dear Bandit - How handsome you are. Rest in peace faithful one. You will never have to thirst again.
August 19, 2007
Bandit-
Thank you for being so wonderful while you were here and for your public service to us and hope you are in a happier place now.
August 19, 2007
Officer Bandit, you are a very special HERO. The rainbow bride is a wonderful place to run free and there is no pain. And one day you are reunited with your human family and friends, who love you very much. Run and play all the time now, Bandid---you deserve it. Eat lots of doggie treats, too :)
Doggie Heaven is great! Enjoy, and say hi to my furry babies who are waiting for me.
August 19, 2007
So sorry for the lose of Bandit. I am an animal lover and it broke my heart when I heard what happend. It makes me so sad when i hear about k-9 dogs getting killed in the line of duty. May Bandit rest in peace in doggy heaven. You will be missed.
August 19, 2007
rest peacefully.
August 19, 2007
Bandit - you will be missed, by those who knew you and those who didn't. Tell my Sally hi and that I miss her. You both take care and have a fun, healthy, peaceful time at the bridge. You're in our thoughts and prayers!
August 19, 2007
You proudly championed the cause of good over evil, and served as a community friend. You will be missed. Farewell and rest peacefully Bandit.
August 19, 2007
No cage to hold you in ever again! You are free now to run in the tall grass-drink from the cool stream and want for nothing. You will be missed by all! I can feel your spirit in the breeze-fly free Bandit-fly free!
August 19, 2007
BANDIT, GO WITH GOD AND PROTECT THOSE IN HEAVEN.
August 19, 2007
Bandiit,

Thank You for all your hard work and dedication. You were a true HERO. Now it's time to play....may you have endless fields of grass to run in, cool water to drink and doggie treats till your hearts content. We will always remember you.
August 19, 2007
God, please keep Bandit safe in your arms. I'm so sorry you had to suffer the way you did. I hope that some day we will meet in God's Kingdom.
August 19, 2007
Rest in peace Bandit! Im thinking about you!
August 19, 2007
Bandit - Thank you for your service. May the warm memories of your life and devotion bring peace and forgiveness to the K-9 department, your family and the community. God Bless.
August 19, 2007
Say hello to Clarie-Jane and Kelly, they will show you around the Rainbow Bridge and I hope you all will have a wonderful time playing and napping together.
August 19, 2007
Bandit, we are waiting to show you around here at the bridge, it is beautiful this time of year and we have the best view of our loved ones
August 19, 2007
Bandit, we welcome you to the bridge with open wings, here we spend our days watching over our loved ones until the blissful day we are reunited with them.
August 19, 2007
You and your human family are in our prayers. You will always be a hero here on earth and now at the Bridge. Rest in peace sweet boy...
August 19, 2007
Bandit,so sorry to hear of your senseless passing.What a terrible loss for the Chandler police department.May you rest in peace in doggie heaven.Keep a watchful eye on your fellow K-9's.
August 19, 2007
Bandit: I am so very sad about your passing. I haven't been able to think of much else. You have such a beautiful face. You will be greatly missed by all who knew you and those who didn't. Please rest in peace. You have certainly earned it.
August 19, 2007
Your work is done. Thank you for your years of service to the community.

May you find cool grass under shade trees and cool streams with many companions to share your days.
August 19, 2007
Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication to our city. You did your job each and every day with no pay or 401k....you did your job as an officer and you loved it. You are a true hero that died a tragic death. Enjoy your new life with no pain. You will never be replaced.
August 19, 2007
Bandit we know you will be truly,deeply missed! Our Angel Lexie at the bridge, will welcome you! Fly high and Free,Bandit
Luv,Angel Lexie,Amber,Skye Spanky
August 19, 2007
Bandit,
We're here at the Rainbow Bridge ready to play, comfort, and just relax with you.
August 19, 2007
Bandit..you will be missed..Coal will meet you at the Bridge..and you can play together...
August 18, 2007
Bandit, you are a hero. We love you. Sending you hugs and kisses.
August 18, 2007
Your little doggie smile will live in the hearts of many. Watch over and continue to protect your human family here. They need to feel your spirit in these sad and difficult times! Bless you, dear Bandit.
August 18, 2007
Thank you, Bandit.
August 18, 2007
may you run in the clouds. god bless you officer bandit. god speed.
August 18, 2007
Bandit, you well truly be missed! The department can never replace you. Have fun in doggie heaven.
August 18, 2007
Bandit, I know you will be very much missed. It is so sad to hear such news but you are now at the Bridge and we are thinking of you!
August 18, 2007
Peace Be With You, Bandit
August 18, 2007
Bandit, Your eyes show your intelligence, devotion and dedication. How sad to lose you so soon!
August 18, 2007
You're job here is done, rest in peace. Now its time for you to play with all your new friends.
August 18, 2007
Have fun playing at the Rainbow
Bridge---you've earned it !
We're praying for you !

Jack & Chi Chi
(& their pack)
August 18, 2007
May your doggie soul sing with the angels
August 18, 2007
Bandit, we are so sorry to hear about your passing. You are truly a beautiful hero. Our thoughts are with your partner and fellow officers. Run free at the Rainbow Bridge beautiful boy!
August 18, 2007
Officer Bandit, your job is done.
I hope you know how much you will be missed.
Our loss is great.
August 18, 2007
Bless you dear one!!!
August 18, 2007
You died a hero sweet boy and i'm sorry for your senceless death. You are a beautiful boy.
The Holmes Family
August 18, 2007
Bandit- You have touched alot of people's lives, rest in peace.
August 18, 2007
You're off duty now. God bless
August 18, 2007
Hope you didn't suffer much. You will be missed. I will be with you soon. Please save a good space for me.
August 18, 2007
Our Hearts go out to Both Officer Bandit, Who Lost His Life in the Line of Duty, And Officer T. Lovejoy, Who Lost a Friend & Partner, ( Which is Never Easy, 2 or 4 Legs.) Our Appreciation Stands Strong for a Job Well Done. You Were & Are a Dedicated Officer, Who WILL Be Deeply Missed But NOT Forgotten. Run Free and Play Often Officer Bandit. You`ve Earned It. Our Love Goes Out To You. Our Hats are Off. Sleep with the Angels & God Bless You Both.
August 18, 2007
Thanks for all your hard work Bandit! You will be missed. Go have fun with the other dogs at the Rainbow Bridge. Rest in peace sweetie.
August 18, 2007
You beautiful Baby.
May you know a better life now.
I am so sorry you had to leave us so soon.
Rest in peace with the Angels, for you are certainly one of them.
August 18, 2007
Doggie heaven is glad to have you, may you play and be loved for eternity.
August 18, 2007
Bandit - You were a great dog. Rest in peace our furry friend.
August 18, 2007
You did great work, Bandit. Go play! L. Lanford
August 18, 2007
Bandit, you were a very special hero. You will be greatly missed. Our love and prayers, Spy and Liz
August 18, 2007
Chase bunnies, hide in the bushes, bark at birds, run through puddles, put your face to the wind....Rest in peace, Bandit.
August 18, 2007
Bandit - have fun playing up there at Rainbow bridge
August 18, 2007
Rest in peace BANDIT,JOB WELL DONE.
August 18, 2007
I feel so sad after reading bout the way you died. My dogs Bessie and Galis and I send you our kisses. I'm sure you are happy up there in doggie heaven.MWAH!
August 18, 2007
You were a true HERO, Bandit.
Bless you, sweetie.
God's speed to the Rainbow Bridge
August 18, 2007
I Saw an Angel



I saw an angel today, oh what a vision to see.
This beautiful angel sent only to me.
My eyes filled with tears at this glorious sight,
This angel so lovely made my heart feel so light.

I held an angel today, in my hands it did rest
Surely it had to be one of God's best.
So soft, so tender, so fragile it seemed
To hold such an angel was more than I dreamed.

I kissed an angel today, I just couldn't resist
As I looked at this sweetie I felt so much bliss
My heart over poured with a feeling of love
For this sweet little creature sent from Heaven above.

I lost an angel today; I guess God had other plans
This precious little life slipped right through my hands
My heart felt so empty as tears fell from my eyes
I didn't have the chance to say my good byes.

I saw an angel today, one I'll never forget
Those short precious moments I'll never regret
He took something with him on his journey above A piece of my heart to remember my love.
August 17, 2007
Run free and easy, Bandit.
August 17, 2007
rest in peace Bandit. you are a true hero.
August 17, 2007
Bandit, what a precious animal. How sad I am, my heart is broken.
August 17, 2007
Bandit.....when I hear I was so shocked this happened to such a great dog who had so much more time to live and serve the public. You will be truely missed, your life was cut too short too fast RIP and cross the rainbow bridge to never suffer again. You were a great brave loving dog....goodbye Bandit
August 17, 2007
Your spirit shines from your photo. We're all proud of you and very sorry that you had to leave this world the way you did. I know you'll have lots of friends after crossing the rainbow bridge.
August 17, 2007
K-9 Officer Bandit, you were a beautiful boy and you wore your Badge proudly. Now you can play in God's Doggy Park forever. Rest in Peace, friend. The Gordon family of Chandler
August 17, 2007
Our deepest symaphy for you and your handler. There is a special place for pups like you at the Rainbow Bridge. May your memory live forever.
August 17, 2007
This was a beautiful Dog and a real hero as well. SO sorry for the loss!
August 17, 2007
Dear Bandit: My sisters and I are sad that you died. Have lots of fun, peace, and nice, cool grass in heaven. Enjoy your doggy bones and we'll meet you someday.
August 17, 2007
Bandit
God must have needed some help & he picked you.I know you will be happy in doggie heaven thank's for the help you gave to all of us.you will be missed, thank you.
August 17, 2007
gods has a new dog to play with now rip
August 17, 2007
Job well done, rest in peace.
August 17, 2007
hey bandit god must have had a spicheal job for you sorry to here what happend me and my dog nicolas we have a dog nicolas brother his a poodle his name is rocky he is there and you will see him he just got hes wings love dana/nicolas/angel rocky
August 17, 2007
Officer Bandit you make me proud to be the animal activist I am. For all that you have helped, saved and hearts you touched. ~~~ RIP ~~~
August 17, 2007
Many thanks to Bandit for devoting his life to serving his community, may he be welcomed into Heaven like the hero he is!
August 17, 2007
May you have all the tug toys you want and plenty of souls to play tug with. The angels must have needed a protector. Rest in peace, you have earned it.
August 17, 2007
Lord, please take care of Officer Bandit.
August 17, 2007
You are a HERO, Bandit!
Gods speed to the Rainbow Bridge!
August 17, 2007
Dearest and beloved Bandit,
Our hearts broke as hews of your loss spread. We mourn for you and pray for you as well but we believe you are in place now where you can guard and protect yours. We also believe you can help your "partner" heal from where you are. As our hearts hurt as only bystanders of your tragedy, we can only try and imagine the pain and sorrow Sgt. Lovejoy must be feeling. We pray for both of you at this time. There is only the consolation in the knowledge of the endless rewards you well deserve and shall receive on your new path. Rest in Peace, Much Love and God Speed.
August 17, 2007
YOU WILL BE GREATLY MISSED BY ALL.
RIP SWEETIE.
August 17, 2007
I have a nephew that was with the canine unit in Glendale and I know his dog was his partner just like Bandit was to his owner.
I to am an animal lover and I appreciate these intelligent patrol dogs very much. Thank you for sharing your life with us.
August 17, 2007
God Bless you and keep you safe!
You are a true HERO!!!!!
August 17, 2007
I am so very,very sorry for the suffering you must have went through. Things will surely be better now that you are in heaven. You are a "HERO" in my heart.
August 17, 2007
Bandit - The department lost a great asset and Arizona lost a fine officer/ Thank you for everything you have done!! Rest in peace Bandit
August 17, 2007
Bandit u r in a better place now.
August 17, 2007
BANDIT YOU ARE FREE TO ROAM AND HAVE FUN THANKS FOR PROTECTING US WE APRECIATE IT
August 17, 2007
"Rainbow Bridge" now has another loyal and faithful denizen to await reunion with those she served so unconditionally and so well.
August 17, 2007
Rest in Peace Bandit, Job well done
August 17, 2007
Run Free
August 17, 2007
My heart just broke when I heard about you. God must have had a special job for you to do up there!I know your handler feels devastated! Thank you for all your wonderful work you did here, you were VERY SPECIAL ~ you will not be forgotten. My little Peaches (dog) and Kissa (cat)share in my sympathy!
August 17, 2007
As an animal lover, I mourn the loss of a beautiful "Baby" that warmed the hearts of so many that he lived to protect. My deepest apologies to the "Family" of Bandit. But just remember that he will protect you from where he is now.
August 17, 2007
Bandit,
I know that God has a place for special angels like you. Rest in Peace.
August 17, 2007
Officer Bandit - while your time here on earth was short, the impact that you made was great. The department lost a great comrade and Arizona lost one of its finest officers. You will forever remain in our hearts. Rest in peace now, Bandit.
August 17, 2007
Bandit,
Your work is done and now you can run and play all the time.
RIP cutie.
August 17, 2007
Bandit,
You are so beautiful and so full of grace thanks for protecting us all doing your job.
Rest in peace and romp in heaven with all the angels and Jesus
August 17, 2007
There's always going to be a special place in heaven for special "Babies" like Bandit !!!
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