Recently Fallen Hero


Deputy Sheriff John Andrew Rhoden


Bell County (TX) Sheriff’s Office

End of Watch: April 26, 2020

Deputy Sheriff John Rhoden was struck and killed by a tractor trailer while deploying spike strips during a vehicle pursuit. Deputy Rhoden is the 20th law enforcement officer to be killed in a traffic-related incident this year and the seventh officer fatality from the state of Texas in 2020.

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13 Replies to “Recently Fallen Hero

  1. Too sad and totally unfair. I pray for his family, close friends, colleagues, and loved ones to find peace and comfort in this tragic moment. RIP.

  2. I am very sorry that Officer Rhoden lost his life… in the process of doing his work.
    May his family, friends, and department colleagues experience much comfort during
    this very hard time !! With love, from Utah !!

  3. Our sincere and deepest condolences to the Dept and Deputy Sheriff Rhodens family. My prayers for all who surrounded him with love and laughter! I will hold his family in prayer. Stay strong in faith and close to God. Amen..R.I.P. Deputy Rhodens, may perpetual light always shine upon you 🌟We salute you Sir!!💙 Mother of Fallen Deputy Sheriff Peter John Herrera EOW 3-24-2019 El Paso Texas 💙🦋🌻

  4. Thank you for your service Brave Deputy Sheriff John Andrew Rhoden. R.I.P.
    Prayers to all who loved you. Protect your Blue Brothers and Sisters from above.
    Florida Cares.

  5. I pray God’s comfort and peace as you go through this time. I want to offer my deepest Sympathy and respect for Officer Rhoden as he died while serving and protecting others. God bless his Family and I know The Lord’s love is already in your Home.

  6. Heartfelt Sympathy to the Family, and Brothers and Sisters in Blue of Deputy Sheriff John Andrew Rhoden. His Service and Ultimate Sacrifice will always be remembered.
    Rest in God’s arms, Deputy Rhoden. You are Home.

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