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Captain Robbie Edward Bishop

Villa Rica Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, January 20, 1999

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Reflections for Captain Robbie Edward Bishop

Went through the police academy with Robbie in 1985. He was with Murray County Sheriff's Office then. He was a good man and a great officer. Six weeks of fond memories with Robbie. I was with Cherokee County Sheriff's Office then.

Dean Allen
Former law enforcement

January 21, 2024

Capt. Bishop,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice—not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

January 20, 2024

Robbie was our Family Friend! He was a HERO! He was a Kind, Humble Person! HE KNEW HIS JOB WELL!

We Meet Robbie when we Purchased our FIRST TRUCK STOP IN 1992… IN BUTTS COUNTY!



R.I.P. Robbie Bishop!

Family Friend

June 17, 2022

Its been so long ago you left us and there will never be another you. You were the best my friend and working with you in the 90s was and will always be the highlight of my career. As I look toward retirement I think of you often. I teach all of your new recruits search and seizure and they all watch your videos and know of the sacrifices you made. RIP Brother God Speed.

Lt. Jimmy Mills
Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office

February 1, 2022

I thank you for your service and pray for ya family bc I know how it feels to loose a man in father... So I pray for them on ya anniversary...I'm sure u and daddy are having a blast in Heaven.

Ally(Gilbert) Harris

January 20, 2022

Capt. Bishop,
I did not know you, but I have heard of you. (In 2021) You sound like a dedicated officer who taught life lessons, as well as technical techniques. Those lessons are still remembered and talked about today. Thank you for your service to this great Country and your continued service as an officer to the people of Georgia. I hope that you know that as long as your name passes the lips of others (after 22 years and beyond); even in a whisper you are never truly gone. May your memory, love, hard work, and dedication be a blessing to your family and friends. Thank you for giving your all while you were here. May God bless you and continue to cover your family; with love, solace and peace.

Spc. Miller
United States Army

November 29, 2021

Best Drug agent in history

Deputy David Payne
Haralson County Sheriff's Office K9

August 18, 2020

Reflecting on the Marine I look up too the most. As a former offer of Dallas PD, Ga. I was blessed to work with officers that are today still my mentors, Capt. Howard, Sgt. Halter at the time, and Cpl Hester. Gsp was always around and Robbies name was always synonymous. Lapd always seemed the best as a young patrol officer. Years later I get it as I know as does the community. Robbie was the best. His character exemplifies the Esprit De Corp of the Corp. I’m not wrong on this gentleman and ladies , when Robbie Stood on the yellow footprints at Parris Island, SC. He Did something different. He understood those footprints all too well. He took the time to reflect on everyone the cane before him as all others scared and tired ran. Robbie did not get intimidated by the DI’s, instead he realized that’s his time and The Yellow Footprints , he is a rare Marine bc he figured it out! 10-7 however always 10-8 and Officers eat last For a reason! Goodnight R.E.B 314 wherever you are.
“Make your Bed”.
Quote, “Admiral Mc Raven”.
I believe after all years past, and a push to talk not a talk to talk...
He is and will always remain the Chesty Puller of the Thin Line.

Hawthorne B. USMC, Rank? Fmr PSD Academi
Dallas PD, Cobb Affiliations, USMC, Acedemi/BW

July 31, 2020

Rest in peace Captain Bishop.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 20, 2020

Hanging in there 314... It's tough with all the haters and no-sayers. Warrior Forever! .. . we know the truth! RIP my friend and Mentor!

Eddie Ingram, Retired
Summerdale Police Department

May 1, 2020

Brother it's been over 20 years since you and I sit on the side of interstate 20/85, I'll never forget you my friend. I tried to train as many cops throughout the United States the way you trained me. We were more than Cops; we were friends. There's hardly a day goes by that I don't think of you brother! You made a difference and I hope that in some small way I was able to carry on what you and I talked about so many hours sitting on those interstate highways. Thanks for the memories my brother... They're the best. I'll see you in heaven because we've spent our time in hell... Love you man!

Summerdale Police Department

April 27, 2020

R. I. P. My Blue Brother!! You are missed!! God Speed!!

Sgt Ed Marcurella
Colleton County Sheriff's Office

January 20, 2020

Deputy killed in the line of duty receives memorial dedication at the public safety building

Posted on Jan 20, 2020 CBS 46

Carroll Co., Ga (CBS46)—The Carroll County Sheriff’s office is asking people to celebrate the life a police captain killed in the line of duty 21 years ago.

Captain Robbie E. Bishop’s life was cut short 21 years ago while he was conducting a traffic stop on I-20 in Villa Rica.

An official with the Carroll County’s sheriff office said in a Facebook message: Captain Bishop was the best at what he did, he was motivated and dedicated in protecting this county from crime.

During his career, Captain Bishop was in charge of both the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and Villa Rica Police Department’s Interstate Criminal Enforcement Teams.

Captain Bishop assisted in the "seizures of over 10,000 pounds of narcotics and over 8 million dollars from drug traffickers, making him one of the best interdiction Officer's in the United States", Carroll County officials said.

Captain Bishop was recently honored at the Carroll County Public Safety Memorial Dedication and a plaque now stands to honor his legacy.

After the shooting, Jeffrey McGee, 32, of Schenectady, N.Y., was arrested for Bishop's murder. McGee was arrested in Toronto. He is serving life without parole.

Retired Police Officer

January 20, 2020

Robbie and I were best friends when we were kids. We used to do magic shows together all around the South. We ended up both going into LE. I think of Robbie often now that I'm retired from LE. I wish we would of spent more time together in the years before his death. He was a good man. Many on here have mentioned that he left a lasting impression on them as a LE officer and trainer. He left a lasting impression on me as a friend. RIP brother.

Sergeant David King
Whitfield County Sheriff's Office, GA

September 3, 2019

I worked for Dallas PD and Power Springs
Now former LEO, Marine Corp, BW in Katrina

He was the best we all looked up to
Sincerely, Brian Hawthorne

Former LEO
Powder Springs, Dallas Pd, Blackwater USA, “Academi”

September 27, 2018

Thank you for your service, you are a hero to us all!

Wife of Officer William Ashley GILHAM, Brookhaven PD

October 22, 2016

Thank you for your service and the sacrifice you gave to fight the war on drugs.God bless you.Rest in peace.

Dylan Feeney

April 3, 2016

Did not know Robbie personally, but went to his funeral to support a brother officer and his family. It was the largest funeral I have ever seen. Law Enforcement is a Brotherhood of One.

Lt. Mike Harlin
Toombs Co. Sheriff's Office, GA

January 20, 2016

Rest in Peace brother. Thank you for your hard work, dedication and loyalty to this job. Many Officer' want to be just like you. interdiction is hard work not just anyone can do it. You mastered it. I hope that I could be half as good as you. We miss you.

Patrolman Matthew Redd
Floresville Police Department, Texas

January 20, 2016

Rest in peace Captain, your hard work and faithful service will never be forgotten. May God bless your family always.

Sgt Don Barton
Garden City Police Dept.

January 5, 2016

I was in one of your last classes you gave in headland al you made a great impression on me I was a deputy sheriff at the time .it broke my heart when I heard the news and I was able to go to your funeral to pay my respects Godbless you and your family

Civilian James Faircloth

December 30, 2015

Hello. I had heard about Robbie's death from World's Wildest Police Videos approximately 12 years ago. On the show, I had heard of 10 that had died, but Robbie Bishop is one I carry in my memories every day. Well credited. Dedicated, determined, a wonderful person, a great dad, a wonderful husband, very missed by his loved ones, well-known of local departments for a high rate of taking drug traffickers into custody, his name is almost legendary in departments in the south. I have an idea for a 24/7 protection system that if successful, would save thousands of lives every year from abductors etc. Unfortunately, I don't have the IQ for the process. So I just hope I could find someone I could offer a percentage of the benefits if they help complete the instructions and not just explain them. But if I could receive help from Robbie's family, I would generously consider a higher percentage for them, because it would be in Robbie's favor for his loved ones. The offer would be something good that would come out of their loss of him. His loved ones would not have to work to survive. The same financial support they could had continued to receive to this day. For years, I had pictured the type of region I believe might be the type he would had provided a home for his family if homes there weren't $300,000+. Cool, moist, cloudy, tropical forest and valleys, low populated.

Seen on television

October 30, 2015


Detective Dennis Pothos
Fort Lee, NJ Police Department

June 15, 2015

He was a good man, a good friend, and a great COP. As a result of his murder at the hands of a drug dealer, the cartels have been dealt many multiple billions of damage in lost product and cash by Robbie's friends and those he inspired to action. Never Forgive. Never Forget. Memento Mori.

Chief of Police C E "Max" Meyer
City of Brooklet, GA

May 14, 2015

Remembering your dedication and sacrifice! Thank you for your legacy. You have much to be proud of in your work and family! Well done.

Chris Utley

January 20, 2015

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