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Corporal Susan E. Wells

Shreveport Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Friday, December 15, 1989

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Reflections for Corporal Susan E. Wells

Susan
It’s hard to believe you been gone 29 years. When I was promoted to Sgt. in 1986 and transferred to the patrol division, it was as the first time I really got to meet you. You were an outstanding officer and a good friend. You were taken from us much too early. You and I talked about your precious son Andy many times. Rest In Peace Susan, you will not be forgotten

Lt Clenton Rambin (Ret)
Shreveport Police Dept.

December 29, 2018

Rest In Peace Sister in Blue. You are honored and remembered on the 29th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

December 15, 2018

Susan,
We went to the accadamy together and they thought we were related! I got badge 995 and you were 996! It was a sad day when we lost you. You always talked about your son Andy who I am sure has grown into a find young man. You are missed.

Patrol Officer Dan Wells
SPD

May 19, 2013

This is Andy, Susan's son, I wanted to say that I stumbled upon this today - I had no clue it even existed. I was so touched and moved to see all of you leave such sweet things about her - it means so much to me, so thank you. I do think of her often, and I'm so glad to see that each of you do as well.

Andrew Wells
Son

July 5, 2012

Susan, I cannot believe you have been gone 22 years. I remember the good times we had working together in Broadmoor and that ever present smile on your face. I will never forget how your eyes lit up when you talked about your son Andy. He is grown by now and probably has a family of his own. I know he is very proud of his mom. Susan, you were an outstanding officer and a wonderful person, I just wanted to say hi...

Lt. Clent Rambin (Ret.)
Shreveport Police Dept. and Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

June 11, 2012

You have not been forgotten and will always be a "Blue Angle."

Bob Gordon
Father of Fallen Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

December 15, 2011

I'm grateful for your service, Ma'am, and for the love, example and sacrifice of your family and your department.

Cadet
Colorado

July 31, 2010

Your heroism and service is honored today, the twentieth 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.
The hurt never goes away, but both the pain and pride are forever.

Rest in Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

December 15, 2009

Cpl. Wells,
Maam, on today the 20th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Shreveport. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous

December 15, 2009

RIP.Your tour of duty cut short but you will never be forgotten by all those who love you.

Anonymous

October 4, 2008

Your friendship will never be forgotten. May you always rest in peace.

Carrie Reich
friend

March 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

February 11, 2008

You are remembered today Corporal and thank you for your service

vandenberghe
manchester, nh

December 8, 2007

The comment was from childhood.Levity, between siblings. She protected me, as I do now. Suzie did indeed pull me from a whirlpool, it was sucking me down into the Comite River. I guess I would not be here now, if not. The most significant thing,selfishly, to myself,...I found my letter on her dresser mirror,...,the most precious sight,I cannot think of anything more capable of touching my soul,that piece of paper, meant something. I told her how proud I was, of her, and how difficult it must be, but she was coming for Christmas, and we were waiting...,

karen allen
sister

July 15, 2007

YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN, I do remember when you pulled me from the river. //////doesn't matter thar you pushed me from the cliff.

Karen Allen
sister

June 24, 2007

May you continue to rest in peace. You will never be forgotten.....

Senior Officer D. W. Reichhardt
Waverly PD, Va.

December 15, 2006

Rest in Peace. Always Remembered.

Dy M. Martin
St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office LA

December 15, 2006

May Our Lord Bless you.

December 15, 2006

Back in 1989 I'm sure there weren't many women
officers. I'm sure you didn't have it easy in a "man's
world." Thanks for paving the way for future female
officers. So sorry your career was cut short and you
didn't get to enjoy your well deserved retirement. God
bless your memory and know that time hasn't diminished your sacrifice.
Lynn Kole
Washington State

December 15, 2006

It will be 16 years since your life ended so tragically. My son also lost his life while on duty to a drunk driver. Some people say, accident, no, it was no accident as the other driver had a choice not to drive the vehicle and should never have been behind the wheel. So many broken hearts and dreams because of one individual. You have not been forgotten.

Bob Gordon, father of fallen officer Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

Bob Gordon

December 10, 2005

On the anniversary of your death, I salute you for your service and honor you for your sacrifice.

Rest in peace.

December 15, 2004

Rest in Peace, sister in blue. The next deuce I hook will be in your honor

Deputy Kat Oros
San Bernardino County Sheriff

October 5, 2004

As I was reading over the refections of fallen officers I saw that the first day of my watch was the end of Corporal Well's. Rest in peace my sister in blue. Watch over us all.

Lisa Massey
Sunset Beach Police Department

December 10, 2003

Susan and I were classmates at the Academy. She was so pretty that she felt like she had to work twice as hard to be taken seriously...so she DID work twice as hard! She was an expert marksman, and graduated at the top of our class! She was polite and graceful, yet knowlegeable and firm. I feel proud to have worked with her, and honored to have known her. She was a blessing, and I still think of her often.

Fmr Officer Patricia Peterson
SPD

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