Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Harold Jerome Carey

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Friday, October 30, 1998

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Reflections for Police Officer Harold Jerome Carey

Rest in peace Officer Carey.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 2, 2022

Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 30, 2020

Officer Carey,
On today, the 20th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Baltimore. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 30, 2018

Officer Cary I had the privilege to work with at Central Dist , He was always Kind and a BIG Smile on his face! And was always there to back a fellow officer up !! RIP P/o Dominique E 904

p/o Dominique E904

January 6, 2018

Ironically this kind officer responded to a vehicle accident my wife and kids were involved in after dropping me off at a CJIS class shortly before his untimely demise. He was extremely professional and and courteous. He was a man of distinction.

PED William James Carter, I

May 3, 2015

Brother, it's been years. U always respected everyone. As a Housing Police Officer u had much respect for me and treated my other Housing Police brother and sisters with much respect. I will never forget the day I heard u left us. know u r missed and loved.

DetectiveFirst Class Charles Earle
Bladensburg Police Department

January 10, 2015

Fifteen years tomorrow. You were a funny guy and I enjoyed seeing you on call. RIP

Sergeant Eric Smith
Maryland Transit Administration Police

October 29, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 11th 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.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya


October 30, 2009

"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 11, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

October 29, 2007

Harold was my friend. I truly miss his sence of humor and kind attitude. Rest in peace my friend.

DET. Garrett S. Keene

March 27, 2007



March 13, 2007

We ask Thy blessings and eternal rest to all our brothers and sisters
Who have sacrificed their very lives in the performance of
their duties. Give their loved ones the peace and
Strength to bear the anguish of their loss. Remove all
resentment from their hearts, knowing that eternal
peace and rest will abide their departed loved ones
forever. This we beg, Thy name forever and ever,

Ret. Officer William Hackley
Baltimore Police

November 21, 2005

Harold,...we worked together for a long time. I can remember when you first arrived at the Central District. It was a pleasure to work with you every day. We had a lot of great times together, and I was glade to have you as a side partner. I will never forget you. When my time comes, we will again walk the beat from the heavens above together.
Off. R. Becker - (Big-B)


June 28, 2004

Rest in peace, and thanks for keeping the peace while you were here. You will never be forgotten. God bless his family and friends forever.

Baltimore, MD

February 28, 2004


We miss ya' bud. Save me a spot at the big buffet in the sky.

Love ya man,


Officer Timothy Blasko
Baltimore City Police Department

I didn't know you, but my dad knew you. For years he has worked for you and now he is trying to work without you. Baltimore lost one of it's finest when they lost you.


Where is the man that serves

Oh where has this man gone

Where is the respect he deserves

Oh why are we singing this mournful song

Lower the flag

and mourn with all

The day has been sad

for all those who heard the call.

Where is the man that serves

oh where has this man gone

Where is the respect he deserves

oh why are we singing this mournful song

Let us gather around

for one more has fallen

Everyone feared that dreadful sound

but it was he who knew his calling

Where is the man that serves

oh whey has this man gone

Where is the respect he deserves

Oh why are we singing this mournful song

Fear no more

for and angel is soaring

Cease all your tears

for he shall calm your fears.

written by: Kayhla Brown


Kayhla Brown
Baltimore, MD

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