Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Lieutenant Edward Lee Worrell

Texarkana Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Thursday, February 3, 1977

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Reflections for Lieutenant Edward Lee Worrell

He did his best while he was on duty. Rest in peace brother.

Sergeant Wootton
Private Military

September 27, 2019

That was my neighbor and I remember the shock as word spread...what a tragedy...RIP Lt...!!!

B Kelley

December 19, 2018

RIP LT. Very sad to read the circumstances of your passing.

Captain P. M. Larkin
Galveston County Pct. 1

April 3, 2018

Lt. Worrell... You are remembered as is the ambush that took you from us. That incident and attack changed a lot of things for the rest of Law Enforcement. A lot of new training and safety issues were instigated as a direct result of your murder and this ambush. The level of officer training and survival tactics were and are now a major part of law enforcement. I want to state how much we respect your memory and want to thank you for your service, heroism and sacrifice to the law enforcement community as a whole, your department and citizens of Texarkana, Arkansas ( and Texas side also)

Capt. Retired Paul "Steve" Watson
DeQueen Police Department (ptlm Jacksonville AR. PD on 2/3/1977)

February 8, 2018

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 35th 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. I pray for the solace of all those who love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace today.

I continue to fight for justice for yourself, my son, and other officers murdered by juvenile lifers as there is a nationwide movement by hug-a-thugs to give these vicious criminals a "second chance"
Rest In Peace

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

February 3, 2012

Reading your story broke my heart. I hope your children know that you are not forgotten by your brothers and sisters in blue.

Your story will be one I remember when I'm responding to similar calls.

Hero in life, not death.

Constable Amanda Pandolfi
York Regional Police, Ontario Canada

February 3, 2011

Rest in Peace, Lieutenant Worrell. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

June 8, 2009

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

January 29, 2008

Been thinking about you a lot lately dad. The kids ask about you all the time. Thank you for making the ultimate sacrifice to keep everyone else safe. I love you.

Amber Hall
daughter

October 17, 2007

LT WORRELL, MAY GOD BLESS YOU FOR YOUR SACRIFICE AND SERVICE. YOU HAVE SERVED WELL. A HERO FOR SURE. MAY YOU REST IN PEACE.

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

September 23, 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

August 9, 2007

grandpa I wish you could be here today
to see how much you've changed our lives
I'm sure your happy in heaven keeping the streets safe there even though you died you died for a good reason you were trying to keep us safe if only you knew how much we love you just keep keeping the streets safe in heaven in afew years i will be there to help you

tyler

March 14, 2006

GRANDPA I WISH YOU COULD BE HERE TODAY
TO MEET ALL YOUR GRAND CHILDREN BUT I KNOW YOU'RE HAPPY IN HEAVEN. PLEASE WATCH OVER THE WHOLE FAMILY I LOVE YOU

TYLER

December 17, 2005

May you sleep in the arms of the father.
May you wake to the face of the son.
May your precinct be the jurisdiction of heaven.
Until we meet when our work here is done.
Rest easy brother, I have the watch tonight.

Detective Corporal Donnie Manues
Searcy Police Criminal Investigation Division

July 4, 2005

I love you dad, please watch over Koby and Kaleb.

November 26, 2004

God bless you and keep you always.

DE
St. Louis City Police

October 2, 2004

I am an Arkansas Police Officer currently in Iraq with the Army National Guard. I never knew you, but things have recently happened that brought you to my attention as well as the attention of other Arkansas Officers. I just wanted to remind you and your family that your fellow Officers will never forget your sacrifice.

James Howard
Camp Robinson DPS, AR

October 1, 2004

I just heard about you tonight from our mutual friend Joe Walthall. God bless and keep the streets up there safe until we can get there to back you up.

Michael Ferguson, Instructor
East Texas Police Academy

March 8, 2004

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