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Police Officer Michael Gray Winslow

Greensboro Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Tuesday, June 27, 1978

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Reflections for Police Officer Michael Gray Winslow

Rest in peace Officer Winslow. A North Carolina hero.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 14, 2018

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

July 4, 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

July 4, 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 34th anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service to my home state and the birthplace of my fallen officer. 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.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Thanks to your sister and your friends for sharing their devotion to you through their reflections.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

December 1, 2012

30 years ago today you made the ultimate sacrifice. I miss you more than words can say. Please know you're not forgotten. Until we meet again, I'll hold you close in my heart and forever in my memories.

Cindy Winslow Young
Sister

June 27, 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

December 26, 2007

On this anniversary of your untimely death I just wanted to let you know you are NOT FORGOTTEN. Thank you for your service and dedication. To the family of this brave, take comfort in knowing you are in my thoughts and prayers.

NC LEO
Winston-Salem PD

June 27, 2007

Today, I attended the Police Memorial Service with mom and dad as we have done every year. We'll never get over the pain of losing you and the void that it has left in our family. We're so very proud of you and the sacrifice you made for us and all of the Citizens of Greensboro. While today was an "official" day of remembrance, for us, every single day is a day of remembrance. I love you brother and I miss you with all of my heart.

Cindy Winslow Young
Sister

May 18, 2007

MIKE I TRAINED YOU, MAYBE I SHOULD HAVE DONE A BETTER JOB, BUT IT WAS MY HONOR AND PLEASURE TO HAVE KNOWN YOU.
YOU ARE IN MY THOUGHTS OFTEN REST IN PEACE, YOU ARE MY HERO. SCOTTY

DETECTIVE RETIRED LOMAN H SCOTT
GREENSBORO POLICE DEPT.

December 13, 2006

Not a day goes past that I don't think of you and the sacrifice you made. For as long as I can remember, you wanted to be a police officer. Even though your tour of duty was short, I take comfort in the fact you were able to live your dream. Your spirit lives on in the hearts of all who knew you and loved you. You will never be forgotten.

Cindy Winslow Young
Sister

May 3, 2006

Rest in peace, blue angel. We will never forget you. God bless you and your family.

Rosa Waters
Mother of Michael C. Waters
West Memphis PD #238
EOW: September 11, 2003

February 24, 2006

MY BROTHER, YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN. MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND MAY YOU REST IN PEACE. A HERO FOR SURE. YOU SERVED WELL.

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

June 27, 2004

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