Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective James Franklin Tindal

Charleston Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Friday, June 17, 1955

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Reflections for Detective James Franklin Tindal

Thank- you for your MARINE @ POLICE SERVICE,YOU @ MY MOTHER COMMING HOME TO HELP WITH THE BIG FIRE IN CHARLESTON,SC ON THE CITY DOCKS.JUNE17,1955!!!I WAS 7 MY BROTHER WAS [email protected] SISTER WAS 12!!!! WILL NEVER FORGET!!!!! GOD HAD A REASON! I WILL FIND OUT ONE DAY!!!! JAMES F. TINDAL JR.

SON
son

December 22, 2015

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

June 17, 2015

I have noted that on this date, in various years, multiple deaths occurred due to single events. How disturbing that so many can be taken at one time as often as seems the case on this date; 4 events, 6 different law enforcement agencies, 12 law enforcement officers.

On this anniversary of these events, I wish to recognize the heroism of each.

May you, Detective Tindal, forever Rest in Peace, and God Bless you, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

June 17, 2015

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 57th anniversary year 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
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

November 23, 2012

Rest in peace uncle Jimmy. I'm following in your footsteps and hope I can make an impact in my community. I will always remember your sacrifice.

Robert Caddell Police Cadet
Great Nephew

August 16, 2011

Thank You for having served the Carolina Lowcountry.

Maj M. B. Parlor
USMC / LAPD

June 17, 2008

The policeman stood and faced 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 a badge
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 time 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 a silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgement of his god.

"Step forward now, policeman,
You've born your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell"

GREGG HOUSTON
SOUTH CAROLINA

August 24, 2004

MAY GOD BLESS. GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN. REST IN PEACE MY BROTHER.

CHIEF RONNIE WATFORD-RETIRED
JEFFERSON POLICE DEPT,S.C.

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