Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

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

You are and forever will be a hero to me. It seems like only yesterday. Words cannot describe what you meant to me and the thousands of other officers in this world. Words definately cannot describe the hole left in the hearts of all of us.

Scott A. Benton/Officer

January 12, 2007

Eight years later, and his legacy continues on, and ALWAYS will. Thankfully, he is in a place where his loved may be reunited with him one day.

Joanie
Mother, daughter, sister, and granddau. of LEOs

January 8, 2007

Semper Fi Warrior

State Trooper D Osborne/K-9 Coco
Tennessee Highway Patrol

December 17, 2006

I saw you on World's Wildest Police Chases and found your memorial here. It's good to see your friends and coworkers actively posting, shows you are loved and respected. Rest easy, brother.

Deputy Hunt
Broward Sheriff's Office

November 21, 2006

Robbie

Just wanted to leave a note and tell you how much i miss you. We had some good times in High School and even when we were in the Fire Dept Together in Dalton. I remember us getting to fires and working side by side. You were my best friend in high school and when i went in the navy and you went in the marines we kinda lost touch but i cherished our friendship. Your an inspiration to all that knew you.

God Bless

Lee Parsons

Lee Parsons
Friend

November 1, 2006

Just stopped by to say r.i.p. and that my heart goes out to the family of this fallen officer.

Jimmy
future cop

October 25, 2006

Robbie, we're still out there. We still miss you. You help keep me going brother. Hero's never die.

Deputy McClelland and K-9 Zeus
Roberts County Sheriff

October 3, 2006

Working in the Carpet Mill
Serving in the Marine Corps
Performing Magic
Our crazy idea of a Limosene Service.
Riding around in the squad car in Murray County.
It's been 7 years and I still can't come up with the words to say how much you are missed. Truly the best friend I will ever have. I remember how much with both hated drugs and I just want to thank you for the courage you had to continue to fight them. If only I could get my sons to understand. I know if I could talk to you now. You are missed.

Jeff Smith
More like a brother

September 21, 2006

To the family of Captain Bishop. I just wanted to let you know that Captain Bishop is still an inspiration to those in the pursuit of stopping drugs.

I just learned of him in a drug interdiction class and found this memorial page. It appears that he has left quite a legacy that will inspire officers for many years to come.

Rest in peace.

PATROLMAN T CAVRIC
KALKASKA POLICE DEPT

September 15, 2006

I am so sorry, I just found this site. I am the paramedic that was dispatched and carried for Robbie until we got him to the hospital in Bremen. I will never forget that day. My prayers and thoughts are with Robbie's family each and every day. GOD BLESS ALL PUBLIC SERVANT EMPLOYEES!!!

Rhonda Paramedic/RN

September 10, 2006

Robbie: As I stood in the cemetery with hundreds of officers last Monday, I was thinking of you.

I'm sure you've met "Step" Stepnowski by now:). His watch ended here on Thursday, 29 June 2006.

His homegoing service brought back memories of the day we all said "Goodbye" to you.

I always ask the new officers I meet, "Did you know Robbie Bishop?"

Most of them smile and say "Yes."

A few get tears in their eyes and say, "I was there."

You will never be forgotten, my friend.


RLG

Rachal

July 6, 2006

Robbie,
Brother, a person could not say enough about what your legacy has left Law Enforcement Officers around the world. I heard your name for the first time during a class that was taught by Chief Eddie Ingram. Since then I have observed the impact that you have left on every persons life that fights the war on drugs. I want to say, "Thank you for everything that you shared with other officers that has been passed off to me." To your family I would like to say, "Thank you for allowing this Officer to be what he was and for the support that you gave." Brother, you will never be forgotten...

God Bless,
Britt Godsey/TPD

Officer
Tupelo Police Dept.

June 7, 2006

Even though Captain Robbie Bishop is gone, to me he is a monumental pillar on the fight and pursuit to stop the war on drugs. I hope to become a police officer and when I do I hope that I can even be close to being a great officer such as Robbie was. Even though I do not have a clue who this man was, I know what he accomplished as a police officer. In my opinion he was one of the best. The war on drugs grows greater everyday and it is up to people like Captain Robbie Bishop to end the war on drugs. He may be gone but he is surely not forgotten

Preston Hays

June 2, 2006

Still thinking of you daily my brother. Thank you for all you taught me. There will never be another. You changed my life for the better. Thank you for helping keep my family safe. Rest well.

Senior Officer M. Thurmond

May 25, 2006

Lauren,
I was at your father's funeral. It was overwhelming to never see the beginning or the end of the procession of officers from all over the country to pay respects to the greatest interdiction officer ever. Hearing that your father accepted Christ as his Lord just months prior to death brought relief and joy to my soul and I hope you will follow his example. His testimony at his funeral affected many souls for eternity. My hope is that you can find peace in that.
Mike T.

Mike T
former officer

May 23, 2006

thanks for the notes guys you are all so sweet .
lauren

lauren bishop
dad

May 13, 2006

I have strived to be a good officer in my short time here and when I get down on myself I remember why I do the work I do. You inspired me from the first time that I saw your video in mandate and even tell to today. I wish I could have met and learned from you. I have however learned from legacy and skills. May God be with your family as you stand with him in unwavering strenght and honor. God bless you and those like you who gave all they had to give.

Officer Howard Street
Macon Police Dept. GA

May 12, 2006

I saw a video of Robbie and really felt like I was watching a real life superhero. I went to some classes held by your previous co-workers and began to make drug arrest after drug arrest none as large as you but I never would have made any if I had not heard of you. Anyhow I went to pick my mom up in Atlanta and stopped by your marker on the highway. My first stop after returning to work I hit a Meth-lab (Thanks Robbie). Though I will never use it like you I will carry your dropped sword.

Patrick Lowery

May 7, 2006

It's now May 2006; Just wanted to let you know that we're still kicking criminal butts. We've trained more than 5,000 interdiction officers nationwide since your death who combined have seized more than $45 million in illegal drug money and untold millions in drugs.

Robbie, even today you still motivate me and hundreds more. There isn't a day that goes by that you don't cross my mind. Partner, you were the match that lit the fuse. Not only for me, but for hundreds more. You had more of an impact on law enforcement than anyone I know or have ever known. We sure had some fun didn't we?

RIP - Miss you brother, Eddie Ingram

Assistant Police Chief
Ashford Police Dept.

May 1, 2006

Rest in Peace Brother Bishop. Please watch over us as we face the threat and use the tactics you have passed on to us. You, your family, and all those close to you are always in our thoughts and prayers.

You will never be forgotten. You have set a high standard for all of us to work towards.

OFC Kevin R Turley
City of Heflin Police Department (Alabama)

March 21, 2006

Just wanted to say hi, you are still missed.

Shelley Bullock

March 10, 2006

Robbie, unfortunately I never had the opportunity to meet you. I want you to know that I've learned so much from you. You will always be my inspiration for the work that I do. I only hope that I can live up to a small fraction of your legacy. Know that you are not and never will be forgotten. The organization that was founded in your honor has grown so large. You should be so proud of those that have continued the pursuit in your absence. Continue to watch over us and I promise we won't let you down.

Police Officer E. Einbinder, NCEA #1523
Arlington County Police

February 19, 2006

Capt.Bishop, words cannot alone express the grief and pain that we felt,when you left us on that sad day, but rest,assuredly know this,you set the tone for so many law enforcement officers,and they have prevailed in many situations because you taught by example. you are missed by the residents of cedartown,georgia, and all its law men and women, past and present,they are familiar with you. thank you for all you have done for us!.may God keep you forever, and may he watch vigilantly over your wonderful family!...

Brian P.Furlong
citizen

February 17, 2006

I just wanted to convey my deepest sympathy to Captain Bishop's wife, family and friends for their loss. I used to watch Cops and all of those types of shows because my youngest brother was a SC State Trooper, but since his death May 16, 2005, I haven't been able to do so. I turned to a channel that had a program on showing Captain Bishop and it broke my heart since, I know just how hard it is to deal with the loss of a family member! I salute Captain Bishop! God Speed.

Dianne Schaffer

February 16, 2006

Hey Brother I was just watching world's wildest police videos in Spike and they dedicated that episode to you, so I wanted to see who you were and to my surprise not only you worked in GA but i live in powder springs pretty close to villa rica. Your fight is not over and never forgotten.
Godspeed brother...

Orlando
Applicant Atlanta PD

February 16, 2006

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