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Detective Harvey Mitchell Davis

Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, May 21, 1996

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Reflections for Detective Harvey Mitchell Davis

Det. Davis,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Harris County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

May 22, 2021

I remember our times as car share partners in Dist I. I also remember how much you cared about your family and faith. You will always be remembered.

Sr. Deputy, Dale Alvarez
Harris County Sheriff's Office

May 22, 2019

I remember the times that we worked together in the jail although you were in the property room. We both used to work the 610 construction jobs at night where we had to dodge the drunk drivers. crazy. Can't believe that you have been gone 20 years now RIP brother

MarkVoss former SGT
Harris County Sheriffs dept

August 18, 2016

Rest in Peace Detective Harvey Davis. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Harris County, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family and for the men and women that serve.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

May 21, 2016

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

May 21, 2015

Heroes live forever, Detective Davis, and we will never forget. Thank you for the sacrifice you made for the citizens of Harris County and the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

May 21, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 16th 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 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.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your friends for sharing their memories and devotion to you through their reflections.

Rest In Peace.

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

May 21, 2012

Rest in peace, Detective Davis. Your service and sacrifice to the citizens of Harris County and the great State of Texas are not forgotten.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

May 21, 2012

Harvey was a great friend, I love the time we spent Hand loading Bullets, and Firearms Training. He was a great family man, and a true Lawman! I miss him hope his family is doing fine!

Retired Deputy B.J.Taylor
HCSO and Friend

June 23, 2011



May 21, 2011



March 25, 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
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 7, 2008

Great fellow! Glad I meet and worked with him!

Michael Rankin
Harris County Sheriff's Department

November 13, 2007

God Bless you Sir.
As a mother of three children with autism I so appreciate your caring enough to take time for our cause.

I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Thank you for your compassion your courage on the job.

God Bless


citizen of Richmond Va

September 25, 2004

Dear family and friends of Detective Davis, My name is Ken Brennan and I am with the Fairfax County Police Department. Next Sunday I leave for Chesapeake Va to participate in the Virginia Police Unity tour. We will travel 250 miles to Washington DC by bicycle. I have been assigned Detective Davis who will be my inspiration during the ride. I found it fitting that I was assigned Det. Davis who participated in the Torch Run for such a great cause. I also participate in the Law Enforcement Torch run every year. I do have to admit along with Detective Davis I will have another inspiration to keep me going next week. I lost my 19 year old son to cancer last Friday. I do believe in Heaven and feel my son Luke can hear my every word. So Luke and Harvey I can't wait to spend next week thinking of you guys and more importantly knowing that you guys are looking down on us with a big smile on your face.

MPO Kenneth Brennan
Fairfax County Police Dept Virginia

May 2, 2004

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