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Reserve Deputy Fred Feuser, Jr. | Camden County Sheriff's Department, Missouri Camden County Sheriff's Department, Missouri

Reserve Deputy

Fred Feuser, Jr.

Camden County Sheriff's Department, Missouri

End of Watch: Wednesday, December 7, 1994
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Reflections for Reserve Deputy Fred Feuser, Jr.

 

I worked with Fred. He was a good man. I remember him telling me "if you learn nothing else from me, I want you to remember the letters CYA!" Cover Your Ass no matter what the situation small or large. At this time I'm a supervisor and a Field Training Officer for the Camden County Sheriff's Office and I pass on this message on a daily basis. Fred will never be forgotten.

Sgt Jim Elkin
Camden County Sheriffs Office
March 13, 2015

My father was taken from us, on the property of the 4 Season's. He had retired from Military Duty, and became a Security Guard for the 4 Season's. His new career was the working as a Police Officer. It is there that he was killed, when dressed for Duty as a Reserve Police Officer, and a his friend you fireman and father. The Four Season's paid my Mother a pension till her death a few years later!

Cynthia Yoder
Oldest Daughter
December 20, 2013

I new you from a young teenager. I can say you were the kindest Man I have ever known. My children never really got to know you. I feel so cheated, that you were taken from us. I can never find a reason why this had to happen. You died, and soon my Mom! Those are broken years. my heart, that is. Here is something makes my heart sing. At the time it didn't. Your Sgt Cami Yoder, is now serving, and soon to start Nursing school. You are a Great Grandfather as well. It comforts me to know you are by our sides, and with the one you married Darlene.

Cynthia Yoder
Oldest Daughter
December 7, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 15th 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.

I pray for the solace of all those who love and miss you. Both the pain and pride are forever. I am sure you are proud that your family is carrying on your legacy of protecting and serving.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater
December 7, 2009

One day after the 14th anniversary of Reserve Deputy Feuser's death, we honored his service in our patrol briefing by reading his entry from ODMP. Each day, we honor one fallen officer on the anniversary of their death so as to keep them in our thoughts, and also to remind us of the dangers inherent in our job. Reserve Deputy Feuser is not forgotten.

Sergeant Zach Perron
Palo Alto (CA) Police Department
December 8, 2008

RIP.You will never be forgotten.

Anonymous
October 27, 2008

Years have past but you are still by our sides, in our daily life, in our hearts. Your grandson just came home from Iraq, who just happens to be a combat engineer in the Big Red One like you were!!! You carry on and always will be remembered through us, your family. I love you, Daddy..........Michelle

Michelle Kuczynski
Daughter
February 11, 2008

hey opa i was only nine when i lost you but i remember the pain that i felt then because i still feel it now i wish every day that you were still with us but i cant be selfish because you are in a better place now with god i love you opa

spc kuczynski,joshua
us army/grandson
January 26, 2008

"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 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.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC
December 6, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

vandenberghe
manchester, nh
December 4, 2007

Fred,
I'm going to see what I can do about getting your photo included in your memorial. You're still missed .

Sgt. Brian Fiene
Camden Co. Sheriff's Dept.
May 21, 2007

Rest easy BROTHER, you are not forgotten......

Senior Officer D. W. Reichhardt
Waverly (Va.) Police Department
December 7, 2006

Fred,

Your service to the lake community will never be forgotten.

Jason Curtman

Chief of Police
Bloomfield, MO Police Department
November 4, 2006

Rest in peace old friend - your dedication to the citizens of Camden County will never be forgotten.

Sergeant Rex Scism
Missouri State Highway Patrol
October 26, 2005

Fred,

I was overseas when the incident happened but I still remember hearing the news. Hard to believe it's been over 10 years ago now. You're still thought of regularly and will always be missed.

Deputy Brian Fiene
Camden County Sheriff's Department
August 22, 2005

Fred,

I was just thinking of you and wishing that you could be with us still. Rest easy!

Gary

Capt. Gary Bowling
Camden County Sheriff's Department
July 22, 2005

Thank you Sir for your courage, bravery and dedication to duty. A hero never dies.

Detective T. Henshaw
Bell Gardens Police Dept. CA.
December 7, 2004

 
 

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