Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Master Patrol Officer Brian T. A. Gibson

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Wednesday, February 5, 1997

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Reflections for Master Patrol Officer Brian T. A. Gibson

Rest in peace Master Patrol Officer Gibson.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 2, 2019

Brian i will never forget you.Im always thinking about you and i in Iraq.My you rest in heaven my Marine Brother.

Rodney Hickman

November 15, 2018

Brian I never got to meet you personally however, I wore the MPD blue uniform and when I learned about what happened to you I hurt so bad. Though I no longer wear the uniform I always carry you and all the others in my heart and pray for protection. RIP fly high

Former Officer
Class of 89-1

May 17, 2018

Brian I never got to meet you personally however, I wore the MPD blue uniform and when I learned about what happened to you I hurt so bad. Though I no longer wear the uniform I always carry you and all the others in my heart and pray for protection. RIP fly high

Former Officer
Class of 89-1

May 17, 2018

Brian I never got to meet you personally however, I wore the MPD blue uniform and when I learned about what happened to you I hurt so bad. Though I no longer wear the uniform I always carry you and all the others in my heart and pray for protection. RIP fly high

Former Officer
Class of 89-1

May 17, 2018

Brian I never got to meet you personally however, I wore the MPD blue uniform and when I learned about what happened to you I hurt so bad. Though I no longer wear the uniform I always carry you and all the others in my heart and pray for protection. RIP fly high

Former Officer
Class of 89-1

May 17, 2018

I can’t believe that it’s been 21 years. I still miss you brother. Family 4Life #4DMidnights

Officer Medgar A. Webster Sr.
MPD Co-Worker

February 8, 2018

Never forget .... Always in our hearts <3

Sally Butzke / Burke Family
Sister of Roddy Burke EOW 3-23-06

February 4, 2018

Mrs. Gibson, I'm Aldo Morris I grew up with Brian, we both attended Winston Elementary School. I didn't serve with Brian on MPD, at the time of his death I was USCP Police Officer. When I visit the old neighborhood I often think of us both talking and joking as we walked home from school and catching craw fish in the woods after school. I actually saw Brian not to long before his death and couldn't believe he had joined the police department, but he said he loved it. Brain was always cool while we were kids. I wish you and his family continued peace as you go on in life without him.

Aldo Morris

February 28, 2017

Brian was taken from us 20 years ago today. Hard to believe it's been so long. As his Mom, there has never been a day that I haven't missed him, however, I have been determined to not allow my son's killer to take anything else away from me. Not my faith, my joy, or my love for those who chose law enforcement like Brian did. I read something today that I would like to share and felt was so appropriate. It said "There are worse things than dying, being forgotten is. My family and I have found comfort in knowing that Brian's brothers and sisters in law enforcement will never forget him or his family.
Shirley Gibson
Brian's Mom

Shirley Gibson
MPD Mom

February 5, 2017

My heart goes out to you, Mrs. Gibson. Your story on NBC caught my eye when I saw the date of your son's death. Feb. 5...two years later on that very day, my son, who was 26, was shot and killed while making an arrest in Detroit. I'm so sorry for your loss.
My husband and I, along with my other sons, truly understand your grief, accompanied by the great pride that is felt in having such a fine young man for your son. Know that we send our love and prayers, especially during these holiday seasons, and I know that no matter how many years pass, it still seems like it just happened. Thank you for your testimony of love that you have shown by the 'holiday dinners' you prepared for many years for the D.C. officers. May God continue to bless you and your family in the years to come. We lift prayers to the Lord for all our Officers and their families, and thank God for the privilege of being mothers to these brave officers. We join you in honoring the precious memory of your son Brian.

Donna Rundell
Mother of Officer Richard Scalf E.O.W. 2/5/99

December 18, 2016

Your mother is an amazing lady, so it only makes sense that she raised such an honorable son. Rest in peace.

Katie
Dispatcher

December 16, 2016

You would be so proud of your Mother. Rest in Peace.

bentley
dc resident

December 14, 2016

Continue to rest in peace.

Maryland Resident
Citizen

November 18, 2016

I remember you with fondness, pride and sadness.
We worked the Power Shift in 4-D together; I will never forget you; your beautiful family continues to remember you, in the Christmas
breakfasts, and the annual memorial service at 3:15 am at Georgia
and Missouri. Your mom is a shining beacon for us all to hold onto, whether in giving her strength and loving support to all
who needed her at NYC in the days following 9/11/01; or her
continuing love and care in cities across the world in your name.

Reserve Sgt. Pat Howell
Metropolitan Police Dept., 4-D

July 18, 2016

Never forget. Wishing peace to your entire family

Sally Butzke

February 6, 2016

Gone way too soon. GOD bless you and your amazing family.

Suzanne Laboy

March 12, 2015

Never far from our hearts.

Sally Burke Butzke

February 5, 2015

Dec 25, 2014. 8am

Brian I just left your moms home. Once again she has hosted her famous
Christmas Breakfast for all MPDC officers. The fare included Bacon, Sausage, Eggs, Corned Beef hash, grits, hot cakes, coffee, and fresh juice.

Your family continues to amaze me.

Rest in peace you are not forgotten.

Sergeant Richard Harger
Seventh District
MPDC

Sgt Richard Harger
MPDC

December 25, 2014

Just wanted to share my thoughts. I attended a two day class at the academy in Connecticut called Blue Courage. Each table in the class had a name of a fallen officer, which we had to do research on. My table had Brian's name. After researching Brian's story, which was extremely tragic, I was able to find inspiration in it. Brian's legacy still continues through his mother who helps educate police officers. Just wanted to let you know that you are still talked about and thought of in the most highest of honor. God bless your wife, two children and family. You are a true hero.

Detective Paul Macisco
Connecticut State Police

October 29, 2014

R.I.P., Officer Gibson. Although I knew you for a short time, I could see that you were a good person. You were taken from us too soon, and you will never be forgotten. I had the pleasure of briefly working with your mother, Shirley. She is a phenomenally strong woman who has worked diligently to keep your memory alive and has helped others who have experienced similar losses. She is one of the sweetest people I've ever known. You are an angel who now smiles down on your family from Heaven. God bless you and your family.

Anne F. Roberts, Civilian Timekeeper
Metropolitan Police Department, DC

June 27, 2014

R.I.P., Officer Gibson. I have had the pleasure of working with your mother, Shirley, and she is one of the sweetest people I have ever known. She has done a phenomenal job of keeping your memory alive and helping other families who have lost loved ones who were L.E.O.s to violence. You were also a sterling human being who was taken from us much too soon. You will never be forgotten.

Anne Roberts, Civilian
Metropolitan Police Department, DC

June 27, 2014

Was just thinking about you today...as I often do.

Detective T. Malcolm
MPDC

April 24, 2014

Your sacrifice is not forgotten. Wishing the family peace.

Sally Butzke
Roddy Burkes sister

February 6, 2014

MPO Brian Gibson,

I wanted to let you know that I meet your mother at a COPS conference. She is a wonderful and strong lady, you would be so proud of her. She is doing a wonderful job educating other police officers, in your memory. I am so glad that I meet your mother. May you Rest in Peace.

DFC Evans
LCSO

March 27, 2013

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