Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Lynn Wayne Hicks

Goodlettsville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, May 22, 1999

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Reflections for Detective Lynn Wayne Hicks

I miss you so much!

Lisa Binkley
Tennessee Military Police

May 22, 2022

I just wanted to say thank you sir for your service and sacrifice. I watched a video that Danny Gorkey made called I will not say goodbye. I was mentored by many police officers here in Des Moines Iowa. To your family you are all in my thoughts and prayers on the loss of your fallen officer. Time doesn't heal wounds but know you will see your loved one again.

Tonya Stephenson
Law Enforcement Supporter

February 4, 2022

Rest in peace Detective Hicks.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 2, 2020

Rest in peace.


May 22, 2020

If I could save time in a bottle
The first thing that I'd like to do
Is to save every day
'Til eternity passes away
Just to spend them with you
If I could make days last forever
If words could make wishes come true
I'd save every day like a treasure and then
Again, I would spend them with you
But there never seems to be enough time
To do the things you want to do
Once you find them
I've looked around enough to know
That you're we’re the one I wanted to go
Through time with
If I had a box just for wishes
And dreams that had never come true
The box would be empty
Except for the memory
Of how they were answered by you
But there never seems to be enough time
To do the things you want to do
Once you find them
I've looked around enough to know
That you're we’re one I wanted to go
Through time with.

I miss you every day... you were my best friend, my cheerleader, my protector, my buddy in life and laughter. I wish I had five more minutes to tell you what you meant to me. The last words you said to me were... your not going to leave me, my response... NEVER in my wildest imagination did I think it would be the other way around and you would be taken from all of those who loved you. Rest easy dear friend, until we see each other again. Tell Bubba, Donnie, Boz, and Eric hey from all of down here.

Lisa Binkley, Retired State TN MP
118 Airlift Wing ANH USAF SFS

May 20, 2019

I miss you my friend. Wish we could turn back time.


March 12, 2019

Thoughts of you my dear friend.


June 4, 2018

Miss you, dear friend!


October 31, 2017

Things sure have changed my friend. Miss the times long past. So thankful for the memories.


October 13, 2016

I sure do miss you my friend. Thank you for your kindness and friendship for many years.

Love always


April 1, 2016

05/22/1999 was your end of watch. Today is 15years later, and people still remember how great of a cop you were!!!
We became good friends after we both became detectives. You could always help with leads, and never forgot any suspect or arrestee you came in contact with! Thanks friend, R.I.P. brother
Monty McCurry

Monty McCurry
friend and coworker

May 22, 2015

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 22, 2015

plural noun: heroes
a person, typically a man, who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities.
"a war hero"
synonyms: brave man

I think that pretty much sums him up. RIP Lynn Wayne Hicks. Gone but NEVER forgotten


Lisa Binkley

Lisa Binkley

May 22, 2015

Dear Lynn,

May 22, 1999... I never would have believed that morning as you drove away, kidding with me as you so often did, that it would be the last time I ever would see you again. I have thought so many times, what if I hadn't been so busy that day, what if I had held you up a little bit longer talking, what if... what if... what if! Would have five minutes changed the outcome of that day? Probably not, because regardless of where you were, or what you were doing, you would have been at that call. You knew someone needed help and you were there, doing Lynn, looking out for others, fighting the good fight. It's been fifteen years, but the pain of losing you feels like it was just yesterday. I am thankful that I could call you friend. I am thankful that you were in my life. Teenagers or adults, you were that guy that you just wanted to hang out with. I am so thankful that I let you talk me into playing hookie the week before, and hung out with you at the pool. I wouldn't change that day for anything in the world. I didn't know two grown adults could laugh so hard, or get into so much. I know there were probably times you wished our apartments weren't across from each other... Lord knows I drove you crazy, especially the day I managed to turn a vacuum into missile by sucking up a stray 38 bullet out of the floor board of my car. I can still see you running out of your apartment in boxers, pistol in hand, your expression when you saw the vacuum was priceless, even more so when you realize it was your vacuum. You always made sure I was safe, even if it meant showing up to every crazy shoplifter apprehension (you always told me one day I would write a check my butt couldn't cash... but truth is I always knew you would be there to make sure that didn't happen), to checking then locking my door at night when you came home from work. I knew when I heard that key go into the door two things, one you were standing at my door laughing and shaking your head, and two you were home safe. I miss that sound so very, very, much. The night you died, I sat in your jeep for hours just trying to make sense of it all. It felt like the world had gone to this really dark place, and then time just stopped. I just sat there waiting to see that blue detective car drive up the hill. You know they say, time heals all wounds, but that's not true. I still think about you and miss having you in my life, and in this world every day.


Lisa Binkley
Former TN Military Police Officer

May 23, 2014

Thoughts of you today. The memories shared will always be. I miss you my dear friend.

Always TT


February 7, 2014

I miss you dear friend.

Lisa Binkley

May 22, 2013

13 years ago today you were taken from our lives. There is not a day that goes by that I don't think of you. Luckily I am able to look out of my office window and see your memorial at the City Hall. It is a great reminder that you are my hero! You are truly missed!


May 22, 2013

I know there is a party in heaven today! I will now miss you both.

Lisa Binkley

October 30, 2012

They say time heals all wounds. I beg to differ. It has been 13 years and my heart still hurts. Bad. I miss you everyday,Dad. It's just been really hard lately. My son looks like you. You would be so proud of him. He's so smart. I miss you so much. I wish I could just call you or come over its not fair. you were taken from me entirely too soon. I love you daddy.


June 2, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 13th 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 that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your friends for sharing their memories and devotion to you through their reflections.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

May 22, 2012

I did not know Detective Hicks, but after watching the music video "I will not say goodbye," I wanted to come here and pay my respects to the family and the loss of a hero.

You will never be forgotten and may God continue to comfort your hearts.

Kelly Walsifer
Fiancee of Officer Christopher Matlosz Lakewood, NJ EOW 1.14.11

March 9, 2012

Rest in Peace, my brother

Harris County Constable's Dept.

March 6, 2012

Lynn, I still stop by and see you. I clean off your grave from time to time. I used to bring rookies too while I was training. I love to share the story of a man who gave everything he had for people he didn't know. You, Lynn, are my hero. I shine your badge on your headstone and straighten your flowers. I miss you. Thank you for your sacrifice.


PO James Pearce
Metro Nashville Police

May 24, 2011

I knew you as a friend!! On this day, May 22, 2011 will mark 12 years that you have been missed by so many. I just wanted you to know you are thought about each and every day! You will NEVER BE FORGOTTEN!!!!!

Shannon Bell-Goodlettsville, Tennessee

May 22, 2011

You will not be forgotten. The video hits home to me because on Oct. 21, 2006, I lost my best friend K-9 Officer Robert Langley to an in the line of duty death because of a drunk driver. Awesome video by Danny.

Deputy Lynn Webb

September 1, 2010

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