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Deputy Sheriff Herbert A. Williams

Aiken County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Friday, December 23, 1977

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Herbert A. Williams

Rest in Pease uncle arther

Wayne williams
Nephew

December 15, 2018

Rest in peace uncle arther. Wayne williams

Wayne williams
Nephew

December 15, 2018

Rest easy brother!

Judge /retired SC Trooper Danny Lynn
Aiken County, SC

December 23, 2017

Never forget!

Judge /retired SC Trooper Danny Lynn
Aiken County, SC

December 23, 2016

Deputy Williams it has been 31 years since the end of your watch and you have not been forgotten. Thank you for your service to the citizens of South Carolina. Rest in peace my brother.

State Constable J.L. Green
S.C. State Constables

December 23, 2008

On this the 30th anniversary of your death, we pause and remember you in our prayers.
Rest in Peace DS you are not forgotten.
Respectfully submitted
Chief John Roelandts (retired)
Deborah Roelandts (911 retired)
Oconomowoc Wisconsin

Chief John Roelandts (retired)
Town of Oconomowoc

December 23, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

VanDenBerghe
Manchester, NH

December 22, 2007

"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

November 16, 2007

01-21-03 DEPUTY WILLIAMS HAS BEEN GONE FOR A LONG TIME. HOWEVER, HIS MEMORY WILL LIVE ON FOREVER.I DO NOT KNOW HOW YOU DIED , BUT REST IN PEACE BROTHER.

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

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