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Deputy Tracey Dale Davidson

Juab County Sheriff's Department, Utah

End of Watch Sunday, July 26, 1998

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Reflections for Deputy Tracey Dale Davidson

Rest in peace Deputy Davidson.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 2, 2019

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 12th 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 who love and miss you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya

July 26, 2010

"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 © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

March 31, 2008

My dad was also killed in a search for a missing women.

Utah citizen

July 23, 2007

words cannot explaine how much you are missed daily. Tracey I hope I can only do my job with the professionalism and integrity in wich you did yours. I sure you no how much youre family and friends miss you. It's still good to here all the stories from fellow officers about experience's they had while working with you. It will be a great day when I can speak with you again and catch up on time lost.

With Love youre brother Andrew davidson
1-0-7

Andrew Davidson
Juab County Sheriffs office

March 14, 2006

I think back to September 1993 and the 184th class of the Utah State Police Academy. I had just relocated from California. Tracey took it upon himself to befriend me and make me feel at home here. He was a happy young man with a full life ahead of him. He wanted the most from life and shared his passions with all he came in contact with. He loved his family and the community he grew up in. Let it be known that Tracey was a perfect example of a police officer and deserves respect from all. We miss you Tracey and think of you often. May you rest in peace and forever be an inspiration to future generations of law enforcement officers.

Trooper John McMahon
Utah Highway Patrol

April 21, 2005

DAY IS DONE,
GONE THE SUN,
FROM THE HILLS, FROM THE LAKE, FROM THE SKIES.
ALL IS WELL, SAFELY REST,
GOD IS NIGH.

GO TO SLEEP, PEACEFUL SLEEP,
MAY THE SOLDIER OR SAILOR, GOD KEEP.
ON THE LAND OR THE DEEP,
SAFE IN SLEEP.

LOVE, GOOD NIGHT,
MUST THOU GO,
WHEN THE DAY, AND THE NIGHT NEED THEE SO?
ALL IS WELL. SPEEDETH ALL
TO THEIR REST.

FADES THE LIGHT;
AND AFAR
GOETH DAY, AND THE STARS SHINETH BRIGHT,
FARE THEE WELL; DAY IS GONE,
NIGHT IS ON.

THANKS AND PRAISE,
FOR OUR DAYS,
'NEATH THE SUN, 'NEATH THE STARS, 'NEATH THE SKY,
AS WE GO, THIS WE KNOW,
GOD IS NIGH.

A Brother In Blue

Detective Troy S. Pilivi
Box Elder Narcotics Strike Force

July 2, 2004

My condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of Tracey. Another brother who sacrificed all to hold that "Thin Blue Line". My heart is saddened each time we loose a brother or sister. Truely God placed you in that position of authority and he has a special place for you with him. (7/16/2003)

Sr. Trooper Keith Miller
Oregon State Police

In P.O.S.T we called him "Harley", Tracey was always so quiet and respectful to everyone he came into contact with. He was tall and young looking, and a great representative for both Law Enforcement as well as his family.

I was just off grave yard for about an hour when my sgt. called and explained that she had just heard about an officer who had been Killed In The Line of Duty. Sarg, asked me if I could accompany her to the officers services. She said "I know your groggy from grave yard but, I'll do the driving." Sarg knew I'd say "Lets go."

So there we were at the service and it was my turn to sign the guest book...thats when I saw it. Our P.O.S.T class picture, session # 184. Second row third from the left, Harley. My head was spinning and I felt sick, I was so tired I hadn't even asked the officers name nor had I looked at all the items at the church, which would have identified who...that is not until I saw Our picture.

Tracey...You are missed, and thought of often.
10-25 you later.

I would like to extend a "Thank You" to Tracey's parents for raising such a wonderful son.

Deputy Troy S. Pilivi
Box Elder County Sheriffs Dept.

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