Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Daniel David Edenfield

Allen County Sheriff's Department, Indiana

End of Watch Saturday, May 16, 1998

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Reflections for Sergeant Daniel David Edenfield

Sgt. Edenfield,
On today, the 22nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Allen County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

May 16, 2020

Matthew 5:9 New International Version (NIV)

Blessed are the peacemakers,

for they will be called children of God.

Retired David Kearby
Allen County Police

April 23, 2019

Sergeant Edenfield, rest in peace. Humble and sincere.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 6, 2019

I think of you often Dan and remember all the laughs we used to have at work.
You’re never forgotten my friend.

Sonja Fairfax-Tompkins
Fort Wayne Police Dept

October 6, 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

May 16, 2015

Rest in Peace, Sergeant Edenfield. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 4, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the eleventh 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.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

May 18, 2009

Gone, but never forgotten, Rest easy now my Brother in Law, your watch on earth is over...

SGT. John L. Gulledge (Ret.)
Escambia County Sheriff's Office Pensacola FL.

June 4, 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

January 9, 2008

I worked with Dan and have the deep respecit for him and what he was doing. He will allways be misted be me he was a fun person to work with and to say he was your friend. As some of the other officer's would kidd Dan about careing abullet in his shirt pocket.I now have one in my pocket so that I will allway's rember Dan.

Security Supervisor

October 29, 2007

Hey Leroy you are so missed here !. We hsared some good laughs together. THANKS

October 23, 2007

The memory of a good person is a blessing- Proverb 10:7

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Sergeant Edenfield. Thank you for paying the ultimate sacrifice. Rest in peace.

911 Dispatcher

May 16, 2007

May you rest in peace.

May 16, 2007

Rest in Peace Brother

Deputy Bennett
Henry County Sheriff's Dept.

May 15, 2006

God Please YOU & YOUR Family

June 10, 2004

Rest easy, Brother; you are not forgotten.

Sgt. Barbara L. Beland
Monroe Co. Sheriff Dept. Bloomington, IN

May 16, 2004

Know that our hearts go out to you in your loss. May it comfort you to know that someday you will see Dan again and this time it will be forever!!!!!! With all our sympathy...The Eryk Heck Family EOW 8-15-97

Michelle (Heck) James

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