Douglas County remembers because the tape under Zackari Parrish's name on the fallen law enforcement memorial has yet to be peeled away.

"Everybody in this agency in Douglas County knows what Adams county is dealing with right now," said Tim Ralph, the Doug Co. Sheriff Chaplain. "It hits home way too soon because our agency is still walking through a lot of this."

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Ralph was at the procession Wednesday night just as he was with his own department on New Year's Eve after Deputy Parrish was shot and killed while responding to a mental health call.

"Adams and Douglas, we still got a long road ahead of us," said Ralph.

He's found himself repeating Parrish's favorite piece of scripture, and maybe the same one will help Adams County deputies cope with the loss of their deputy, Heath Gumm.

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"Joshua 1:9 that was his life verse," said Ralph. "Be strong and courageous. And so it's become sort of the same mantra for a lot of people in here."

Ralph remembers the day he walked into Zack and Gracie's home and saw a sign with the words "Lord I can't, but you can."

He's been saying it a lot since Parrish died, and this death makes him say it again. Someone even hung up the sign on his desk.