Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Gregory J. Sorenson

Daytona Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Monday, July 26, 1982

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Reflections for Officer Gregory J. Sorenson

I met Greg when he worked Spring Break security at the McDonald's where I worked as a teen. He was a really good guy who always protected others. He didn't deserve his horrible fate and those criminals didn't deserve their acquittals. May he rest in peace.

Joanne Landall Tinsley

September 3, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Sorenson.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 26, 2019

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

May 23, 2018

Rest in peace brother. You are missed, loved, and thought of daily. God will judge your killers, Mother, Mom and Pop, and Blake are with you now, rest in peace brother..

Jay Webber Deputy Sheriff
Greg's brother

December 27, 2014

You are so missed Uncle Greg. I thank God for the almost 8 short years you were with me. You're life was always lived in service to others. Now Grandpa is with you and you can both ride the streets of Heaven on your motorcycles together. God bless you.i love you. Thank you.

Your niece, Teresa Sorenson St. Clair

September 4, 2014

We will never forget the heroes who gave their all, and you sir are a hero. May you continue to rest in peace Officer Sorenson.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

July 26, 2012

Rest in Peace, Officer Sorenson. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 9, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 28th 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 who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

July 26, 2010

rest in peace

blake sorenson

March 21, 2010

Rest in peace.

Offc. Michael Walker
Tallahassee Police Department

May 2, 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
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 10, 2007

Greg..althought we barly knew each other and I was the "new guy" on the block, I remember when you died and it has always stuck in my mind.
The two guys who did this horrible deed got of as "Not Guilty" and I still feel the pain of that day.........Jesus knows the truth and thier judgement still awaits them

rest in Peace


Joe Pizzimenti
Daytona Beach PD

September 22, 2006

Rest in Peace Officer Sorenson. There is no greater man than one that would lay his life down for another.


July 26, 2005

rest in peace

October 12, 2004

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