Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Vincent L. Walker

Bexar County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Friday, February 2, 1973

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Vincent L. Walker

Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

February 2, 2021

Rest In Peace, my heartfelt condolences to the family and friends.

Stephanie Carranza

October 7, 2020

I was on duty the night they brought them to the sheriffs office. They were not even handcuffed.they were left to walk by the self’s to the office. Several officers were across the street waiting should the run the cowards meekly followed.

Gerald hassfield
Bcso

May 8, 2020

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Walker.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 24, 2019

Deputy Sheriff Walker,
On today, the 45th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Bexar County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

February 2, 2018

I am the niece of Deputy Sheriff Vincent Walker. First, thank you all for the wonderful words. Even though it's been many years and that I was only two at the time, an emptiness is still felt. My sisters and I never got the chance to really know him. We have had to rely on stories from others. A life was taken too early and so cruelly. Jerry's only sibling, my dad, just recently passed so at least they are reunited. We are currently, again, in the process of trying to keep his offender in prison. An injustice was done several years ago when the state released the other offender responsible for killing another brave and respected officer, my Uncle's partner, Rodriguez. I wish we could go back and correct that error but all we can do is try to make sure it doesn't happen again. With all that said I just really wanted to say thank you all, God Bless you and all of law enforcement.

Stephanie Walker
Niece

May 10, 2016

I was a Cadet at Peacock Military Academy with Jerry who graduated a year ahead of me in 1968. He was my good friend, a bright, intelligent and wonderful guy. I fondly remember evenings spent with Jerry, his brother Steve and his father, Doctor Walker, who was a great physician and fine man. I have visited the graves of both Doctor Walker and Jerry, and it is a very sad thing to know they are no longer with us. I will never forget either of them and the examples they set for the rest of us.

Russell L. Ahr
U.S. ICE (Ret.)

March 29, 2016

A hero is honored today, RIP Sir.

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

February 2, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 39th 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.

Time never diminishes respect and 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

February 2, 2012

Remembering you on your anniversary!

Citizen NJ

Anonymous

February 3, 2011

Deputy Walker, you will not be forgotten! R.I.P.

Deputy Sheriff
Livingston County (Il) Sheriff's Ofc.

February 2, 2010

My prayers are with you and your family.

Former N.H. Police Officer
Fauquier County, Va

January 31, 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

January 31, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE

Pat Van Den Berghe
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NHVV

January 28, 2008

ALTHOUGH IVE NEVER MET YOU I KNOW YOU AND MY FATHER ARE WATCHING OVER ALL OF US .I FIND COMFORT THAT HE HAD A PARTNER THAT GAVE HIS ALL FOR WHAT HE BELIEVES IS RIGHT .I WILL CONTINUE TO CARRY ON THE TRADITION FOR THE BOTH OF YOU.I KNOW ONE DAY WE WILL MEET ,AND I HOPE I CAN MAKE YOU BOTH PROUD.IT IS BECAUSE OF YOU AND MY FATHER THAT I HAVE CHOSEN THE PATH IVE TAKEN IN LIFE......I MISS HIM DEARLY BUT I KNOW HES OK. MAY GOD BE WITH YOU BOTH AND YOUR FAMILIES.

DEPUTY SHERIFF J RODRIGUEZ #208
BEXAR COUNTY

August 23, 2007

Thank you for your service and dedication. You will not be forgotten.

Erin
Wife of a CSPD Officer

June 2, 2006

Rest in peace Brother Vincent, you are a true hero and will never be forgotten

Son Of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/1573

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham
Sand Springs Police Dept. Okla

February 6, 2004

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