Scott A. GrimesArkansas Department of Correction, Arkansas
End of Watch: Wednesday, November 29, 1995
Reflections for Sergeant Scott A. Grimes
I am a 17 year convict released and doing excellent in society. I never met scott grimes but i know his brother mike. I came into the system and the long term convicts had respect for scott. They all said he was a good man. Mike also a prison employee also showed fairnessas. Well as not discriminating against other inmates for his brothers misfortune. As a convict. Correctional officers should lead by example. You are the best promoter of change a convict has. When you have a persons respect they will listen to you. Many correctional officers are low life scum. A good officer like scott who had convict respect had to pay the ultimate price. My advice to any correctional officer is to do your job honestly ask yourself this question. If i was convicted of a crime could i do time in population. If you have respect you know you can. Remember a corrupt correctional officer can bring negative tension that can get you killed when you are trying to do the righ thing. I have been out 9 months and havnt been pulled over by the lae. Scott grimes didnt get a chance to show me a thing but his brother mike did. I thank all correctional officers trying to make a honest change for all. Its more than a job if your sincer.
May 10, 2015
Were to start, well first I will lead off with my name is Rebecca Grimes-King, the next to the youngest daughter of Sgt. Scott Grimes. My youngest sister Robyn found this page and as I read these reflections a million years fell as did what felt like a rush of emotion just as it did on the day of November 29, 1995, although I have grown over the years that have passed I still miss him everyday. I have two daughters now Hanah and Hayven that I wish so much were lucky enough to have known this man, the man all of you see as a hero persay and yes I do as well, although for him he would have just said "it's my job", he was as stated the epitamy of an officer, one that gave respect, fairness, and understanding. The ultimate sacrifice came to him without hesitation I am sure because not only would he had done this regardless, the fact that he knew it was his job to protect his fellow officers in blue he was just that kind of man! I love and miss him everyday of my life and will until my last day. I was lucky enough to have been blessed with a step-dad who came into my life as an adult but also knew my dad and respected him so much due to the fact he was a former correctional officer, he passed away as well a year ago but as most would say oh that sucks but in my mind I was lucky enough to have ha to love of two fathers, one which you all know made the ultimate sacrifice and it has changed so many things in the Department of Corrections for the better. THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR UPLIFTING AND KIND WORDS! It's amazing to me what will touch and bring people together.. Some will know some won't but your birthday is this Thursday and we think of you every one of them and everyday! Until we meet again! :) GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN!
March 24, 2014
I conducted the investigation of Sgt. Grimes death. He was more of man in that situation than I would have been. He was a proud dedicated police officer who made honor to all other correction officers. His life produces hazardous pay for CO's. Bless and comfort to his family and his fellow officers. POL.
Lloyd Franklin, ASP, Captain retired
AR State Police
February 27, 2014
Rest In Peace, Sgt. Grimes.
Sergeant Richard Calloway
Arkansas Department of Correction
May 28, 2013
Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.
Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO
January 29, 2013
Thank you Sir for your service, RIP
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)
July 9, 2012
my prayers to your family; you will never be forgotten.
sergeant raymond griffith
arkansas dept of corrections
October 12, 2011
Your heroism and service is honored today, the fourteenth 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 solace for all those who love and miss you. Bot the pain and the pride are forever.
Rest In Peace
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater
November 29, 2009
On this 13th anniversary of your ultimate sacrifice, you are not forgotten. Rest in peace, Sergeant Grimes, we are on the watch now.
The Correctional Officers’ Prayer
Lord, I ask for courage...
Courage to face my own fears.
Courage to take me where others will not go.
I ask for strength...
Strength of the body to protect others.
Strength of spirit to lead others.
I ask for dedication...
Dedication to my job to do it well.
Dedication to my community to keep it safe.
Give me, Lord, concern...
For all those who trust me and
Compassion for all those who need me.
And, please, Lord...
Through it all,
Be at my side.
Federal Bureau of Prisons
November 28, 2008
Rest in Peace, Sergeant Grimes. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.
May 19, 2008
rest in peace hero
November 29, 2007
From talking to my fellow officers, prisoners, and the family members of Sgt. Grimes my biggest regret is that I never got the chance to meet the man. Everybody I know remembers Sgt. Grimes as an officer who was "fair, firm and consistent"--the epitome of a professional correctional officer. Rest in Peace and Thank You for your service; You will always be remembered.
Cpl. Marvin Volner
Arkansas Department of Correction
April 16, 2007
Hero's and the sacrifices they make are never forgotten. Sgt. Grimes, you are a true hero. R.I.P.
November 29, 2006
Eleven years later-gone but NEVER forgotten.
Mother, daughter, sister,and granddaughter of LEO's
November 11, 2006
Sgt. Grimes, thank you for your service. Continue to watch over your family and your brothers and sisters in uniform.
Michelle - wife of Retired LEO
July 25, 2006
Thank you, Sergeant Grimes, for your service to the Department of Corrections and the state of Arkansas. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. RIP
February 19, 2006
god bless you, you have made the ultimate sacrifice.
December 22, 2004
In 2003 I worked the very same unit Sgt. Grimes was killed at in 1995 , His memory is still there . He has not gone unforgotten,His picture is still in the main entrance building! His legacy lives on . Missed But Never Forgotten ! God Bless All .
deputy trent #165
white county sheriff offfice
April 14, 2004
im very sorry i never got the chance to meet scott grimes, but working in this profession and with the same dept my sorrow goes out to his familly and friends and coworkers. i truly hope this never happens again to a fellow corrections officer. jeff cooper north cent. unit. calico rock
sergeant jeff cooper
arkansas dept of corrections
October 2, 2003
my prayers are with you and all six of your children.R.I.P.
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