Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Damon Allen

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, November 23, 2017

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Reflections for Trooper Damon Allen

Lord, accept your Servant Damon into your Kingdom - protect his family and that they may heal and find rest.

John Currie, CSP ret.
American Military University

November 29, 2017

May God Bless you Trooper McCraw and your family. The world was a better place because of you.

Dave Johnson/Former Officer
Clearwater P.D. FL

November 29, 2017

R.I.P. BROTHER Allen!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

November 28, 2017

Lord be with his family, comfort them and keep them in his absence. The people of The State of Texas will honor you and your family long after you have been laid to rest. God bless you for your service.

Investigator Steve Wilhelms/Retired
Sachse PD , Sachse, TX

November 28, 2017

Trooper Allen
Thank you for your service to your community, state and this great nation. Sometimes it doesn't matter what we do--it is difficult to avoid ambushes and sudden assaults but regardless--you honor our profession and served with absolute dignity and professionalism--something the perpetrator was devoid of. I pray that your family and your state will always remember your service and sacrifice to a grateful nation. Your memory lives on.

Jim Lopey, Asst. Sheriff (RET)
Washoe County Sheriff (Reno) & Nv. DPS

November 28, 2017

Rest in Peace Trooper Allen. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this difficult time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Parole Supervisor Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

November 28, 2017

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray Psalm 91 over all LEO’s and this prayer also:

“Lord, Be with all law enforcement officers. Keep them safe and free from harm. They are Your soldiers on the front line of the battle against evil. If one should fall this day - wrap their family in your loving arms. Surround them with Your angels, loving family, friends, neighbors and caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name and for Your Glory, Amen.”

Feel His presence as God answers the prayers of many who have fallen to their knees on your behalf. Since the day of my son's death, I have carried every law enforcement officer and their family in my heart.

I have lifted your family to God every morning for over six years. I pray that Damon's life and death will bring glory to His name.

Trust those prayers. God is with you; He knows and will ease your pain.

Our faith helps us to see beyond the grave.

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011

November 28, 2017


Sergeant James Hallgrimson
Arrow Security Inc.

November 28, 2017

My heartfelt prayers to the family and friends... and those precious children of his. May this terrible loss draw you closer to God. May you find peace knowing you will be reunited one day, and so we have hope in our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. God Bless and keep you Trooper Damen Allen. Thank you for you service. #Praying

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 KJV
[13] But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. [14] For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him. [15] For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep. [16] For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: [17] Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. [18] Wherefore comfort one another with these words.

Julie Keeley
Sister in Christ

November 28, 2017

Rest In Peace my fellow law enforcement brother

Border Patrol Agent Sergio Hernandez
Border Patrol

November 28, 2017

RIP my Brother, RIP.

Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. John 15:13

Your sacrifice was far too great.

Inv. Q. Warren
Alaska, AGO

November 27, 2017

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"The Badge"

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 who’s 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.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

November 27, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends and coworkers. Rest In Peace my brother in BLUE.

Investigator Esrael Silva
Deaf Smith County District Attorney Office, Hereford, Texas

November 27, 2017

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of Trooper, Damon Allen, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Trooper makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

November 27, 2017

Blessed are the peace makers for they shall inherit the kingdom of god. Rest in peace my brother you will not be forgotten. Prayers to his family and friends as well as members of the Texas DPS.

Lieutenant Ron Wilkey
Bedford Texas Police Department

November 27, 2017

As Trooper Allen rest in the loving arms of our Lord and savior you may the Lord be with his family and his fellow law enforcement professionals during this tragic time. I also pray that you just the system does what it needs to do to konvict this murderer and send him to Justice which in my mind is a cell in Huntsville and eventually a lethal injection. And I for an eye

Paramedic retired Mike Bail
Show me safety Consulting LLC

November 27, 2017

So saddened to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

November 27, 2017

May you rest in peace brother. May God comfort your family and friends.

Master Trooper Detective
Indiana State Police

November 27, 2017

"The Final Inspection"
The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"
The policeman squared his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.
But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.
I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."
Author Unknown

Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police Department

November 27, 2017

RIP my brother..peace and prayers for your family, friends and fellow officers..another sad,sad day..TWO OFFICER PATROLS AT ALL TIMES..FIND THE $$..Marty Mooney retired Det NYPD and son Alex active NYPD..Blue Knights XIX Rome NY/XXXII Syracuse NY.

Det Marty Mooney ( Ret )

November 27, 2017

On behalf of the members of the American Association of State Troopers, Inc. (AAST), we extend our sincere condolences to the family of Trooper Damon Allen, as well as, the members of the Texas Department of Public Safety – Texas Highway Patrol. AAST members throughout the United States know first hand what all of you are going through right now. We will continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Keith Barbier, President
American Association of State Troopers, Inc.

November 27, 2017

God bless Trooper Allen's family, friends and coworkers and give them strength and peace to get through their grief and pain. Thank you for your service brother.

Detective Sergeant Clark O. Parry
Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office, New York

November 27, 2017

Rest In Peace Trooper Allen. May God comfort the Allen Family, friends, the Texas Department of Public Safety and all local Law Enforcement who knew and/or worked with Trooper Allen.

Sgt. Chris Dador
Lake County Sheriff's Office, IL.

November 27, 2017

Rest In Peace brother, thank you for your dedicated service. May god be with you.

Field training officer ( retired ) Samue
Venice Police Department

November 27, 2017

Rest in peace brother.

Investigator Stephen Trejo
Donna I.S.D. Police Dept. Tx

November 27, 2017

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