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I need your prayers for a cop, a real cop, my best friend...GT Member Da Law

Discussion in 'Cop Talk' started by RussP, Oct 6, 2012.

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  1. 4Baldy


    Apr 11, 2009
    Prayers for him and his family...
  2. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Sandbox Refugee CLM

    May 1, 2006
    This side of a tombstone
    Prayers going up, Russ.

  3. Best wishes for his speedy recovery
  4. RussP

    RussP Moderator

    Jan 23, 2003
    Central Virginia
    Okay, Mrs RussP & I went and sat with Da Law today, comforted Mrs Da Law, counseled Da Law's twin brother, the FBI Agent, and talked with a whole bunch of cops there visiting.

    Bad news, he's still hasn't opened his eyes.

    Good news is he knows we are there. He has given us thumbs up when asked. He is nodding his head in response to a question. He is wiggling his toes when told to. He held Mrs RussP's hand as she talked with him and squeezed it in response to her comments.

    We are no where near out of the woods, but the doctor says he is now cautiously, cautiously optimistic, but that could change. He said he is doing everything medically to heal him, and he is also praying. We told him that we have prayers coming from cops all across this country and from LE in a few foreign countries.

    I showed Mrs Da Law the view count. Told her those were cops and friends checking in and surely praying for all of us. She cried and said to thanks everyone for the love and prayers.

    So, please, keep the prayers coming. You don't have to post, just view the thread and increase that number.

    I'll be seeing them every other day or so and will post updates as appropriate.

    I want to thank this law enforcement family which, as a LE parent and friend of a few cops, I've been privileged to get to know. We, and I use the word with humility, do stand together when challenges are thrown down.

    Again thank you, and Stay Safe...
  5. RMolina628

    RMolina628 got a job!

    May 28, 2009
    Northern MI
  6. JC2317


    Oct 7, 2009
    North Carolina
    First, Prayers of thanks for the good news, and more prayers for continued healing, and more good news.

    I don't post on here often, but I read it daily. Russ you honor us all with your End of Watch Posts and avatar. Your work to keep Cop Talk civil for all is admirable. Although I am retired now I think I can speak for more than a few others on here when I say " I'd ride with you anytime."
  7. Mas Ayoob

    Mas Ayoob KoolAidAntidote Moderator

    Nov 6, 2005
    Thoughts are with you all. Glad you & the missus can be there for them, Russ.
  8. jpa

    jpa CLM

    May 28, 2001
    Las Vegas NV
    My prayers are with Da Law, Da family and you and your wife as well.
  9. PinkoCommie

    PinkoCommie Unusual Member

    My fingers are crossed until I get an "all clear" from Da Law.
  10. Berto

    Berto woo woo

    Sep 15, 2003
    Of course, prayers sent.
  11. Hugo R

    Hugo R Gaff G26 User!

    Prayers sent!

  12. Thanks for the update on how he's doing Russ. Prayers still outgoing.
  13. computerguy


    May 6, 2002
    Central, FL
    prayers for officer and family sent. Hope he gets better very soon.
  14. nursetim


    Mar 1, 2006
    liberalville N. M.
    Those are really good signs. Prayers continue. Keep talking to him, be positive. Don't let any idjit doctors speak in any negative term near him. This matters at this stage of the game. This goes for nurses and NAs as well, but especially doctors.
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2012
  15. RussP

    RussP Moderator

    Jan 23, 2003
    Central Virginia
    He is in a neuro-intensive care unit. The consensus of those with him observing the different shifts is that the staff has been outstanding. When they have even something slightly negative to say, they leave the room...

    Thanks for the input and prayers!
  16. DGreno

    DGreno FF/Paramedic Silver Member

    Nov 16, 2007
    Savannah, GA
    Prayers sent!
  17. lens


    Nov 24, 2005
    Positive thoughts and prayers sent his way for a complete recovery and for his friends, Family & co-workers to stay strong!
  18. OfficerChris

    OfficerChris L.A. fanboy

    Jan 19, 2007
    Best wishes from Austria also.
  19. RussP

    RussP Moderator

    Jan 23, 2003
    Central Virginia
    I walked into Da Law's room and everyone was smiling. His brother said, he's awake. I look at the bed and his wife says to him, "Russ is here, Russ is here." He raised his head, turned, saw me and his eyes focused on me. He was holding his wife's hand and lifted both in my direction.

    He called his brother by name, his wife by a nickname. All good signs, but... we have a very, very long road ahead of us.

    Thank you all for your generous prayers and good thoughts. They are greatly appreciated by all of us. Please, please keep them coming.

    Thank you...
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2012
  20. JC2317


    Oct 7, 2009
    North Carolina
    WOW! Great News! Continued Prayers for more Good News!
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