Eddie Mack DavisGeorgia Department of Corrections, Georgia
End of Watch: Thursday, February 27, 1997
Reflections for Correctional Officer Eddie Mack Davis
Rest in Peace, Correctional Officer Davis. Your sacrifice is not forgotten
March 30, 2012
Thank you for your service Sir, RIP
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)
February 27, 2012
Let us never forget the loss we all felt and continue to fell.
anthony washington (Warden RSP)
Georgia dept of corrections
November 3, 2011
one of the finest friends one can have ! always remember'' come by get some home cooked food'' by the phone and the times at the shooting range -''i am going not to buying the pizzas this time ,oh hack no on them points !when i came back to columbus in July of 1997 to hear of his pasting earlier in the year it was very hard for me to take .........
May 26, 2010
Your heroism and service is honored today, the 12th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.
What a horrible tragedy for your family and the Georgia Dept. of Corrections.
Rest In Peace.
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater
February 27, 2009
On today, the 11th anniversary of your death, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your community, but also for our Country when you served in the U.S. Army. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.
February 27, 2008
YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE AND DEDICATION TO LAW ENFOREMENT. YOU ARE A HERO JUST BY THE PROFESSION YOU CHOSE. GOD BLESS YOU AND ALL THOSE THAT LOVE YOU
February 21, 2008
He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.
He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.
Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.
He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.
His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.
He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.
And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.
But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.
Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.
Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.
So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.
In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.
Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.
David L. Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
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Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC
December 26, 2007
My husband and I were forced off the road by an aggressive driver. I am lucky that my husband is an officer and had been trained in that type of situation and managed to get control of our car. Like the driver in your case, he just left without a care for our safety. Justice was served in our case and in yours, although the punishment doesn't seem to fit the crime. Thank you for your service. Rest Easy......
wife of a LEO
February 27, 2007
It is inexcusable that a person would cause an accident of this magnitude and then ride away without accepting responsibility... how sad and tragic human nature can be at times....
A Million Times
A million times we've needed you,
A million times we've cried.
If love alone could've saved you,
You would have never died.
In life we loved you dearly,
In death we love you still.
In our hearts you hold a place,
No one else could ever fill.
It broke our hearts to lose you,
But you didn't go alone.
Part of us went with you,
The day God took you home.
March 4, 2005
I think of the fellow officers who have died because of careless/wreckless drivers every time I see a speeding vehicle, a DUI, or other careless/wreckless act. Correctional Officer Davis family and fellow officers are in our thoughts and prayers.
Dir Kevin R Turley, EMT-B / EMT-Tactical
Cheaha EMS & Rescue Services, Inc (Calhoun County, Alabama)
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