Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Robert James Taylor, Sr.

Chippewa Cree Tribal Police Department, Tribal Police

End of Watch Monday, May 27, 2002

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Reflections for Police Officer Robert James Taylor, Sr.

Rest easy

Mark Mottola

May 27, 2020

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
Texas

May 27, 2015

My name is Jeremy Taylor and I am Robert Taylor's son. In addition to his kids in Montana, he has three other sons that are from Sisseton, South Dakota. David, Jeremy, and Robert Taylor Jr. It has been over 10 yrs since my dad left us but I still think about him everyday. I would like to thank the many people that think of my father as a hero. Because that's what he is, a hero. Thank You...

Jeremy Taylor
Son

September 14, 2012

Officer Taylor, your life was lost while trying to save the life of another. If that is not the definition of hero, there is none. My heart goes out to your family and friends on this 8th anniversary of your passing.

God bless and may you continue to Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

May 27, 2010

Your heroism and service is honored today, the seventh 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.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Anonymous

May 27, 2009

The wicked flee where no man pursueth, but the righteous are bold as a lion
Proverbs 28:1

God bless you and all who mourn you. May God give them the strength to carry on. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Friend of Off. Kris Fairbanks RIP 9-20-08

k

March 12, 2009

You have not been forgotten. Continue to keep watch over your loved ones.

Bob Gordon
Father of Fallen Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

May 27, 2008

You are truly a hero, God Bless you and your family. Watch over them and keep them safe. RIP

Laura Mathews
Widow of officer John W. Mathews

May 27, 2008

Thank you


GFPD

May 27, 2008

"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 6, 2008

G-d Bless.

May 27, 2007

The 5th anniversary of your EOW has arrive and you have not been forgotten. Those that love your dearly think of you every day and still cry the silent tears. You are a true hero and heroes never die. Continue to keep watch over your loved ones and those still out on patrol watching over the Thin Blue Line.

Bob Gordon
Father of Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

May 27, 2007

Rest in peace Brother Robert, you are a true hero and will never be forgotten.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

May 28, 2004

I stop by this website often after the death of two dear friends with the NCSHP (Troopers Calvin Taylor E.O.W. October 3, 2001 and Anthony Cogdill E.O.W. May 30, 2003).

We all grieve over the lives lost in the line of duty. I hope you can find some comfort knowing that there are countless prayers that go out for your family.

These are senseless tragedies that never seem to stop. God Bless the men and women who continue to serve their communities in our great Nation.

...Gone, but never Forgotten....

Marti (EMT-Paramedic)
Haywood Co EMS (NC)

April 4, 2004

my thoughts and prayers go out to this officers family and friends. my nephews end of shift was on 5-29-03 in harlem, montana. he was with blaine county sheriffs office when he was assisting on a call. i know the pain and hurt of losing a loved one, and you are in my thoughts and prayers.

melody stanley
laurel, montana

October 17, 2003

At the beginning of every shift I supervise, myself and the other officers on shift dedicate the day to the memory of a fallen officer. Tonight, May 27, 2003 we dedicated the shift to the memory of P.O. Robert Taylor Sr., who died on this date one year ago.

When one law enforcement officer falls, we all stumble for a while, but we will carry on.

Officer Taylor's sacrifice will never be forgotten

Sgt. Paul Bissonnette
Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Surrey, BC

Officer Taylor,
I salute you for your Pride, Intergity, & Guts. Your are a hero.

Bruno Morettini
Former Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Reserve Officer

Anonymous

Bob,

Miss ya brother each and everyday I think of you. You are truly missed, The sarge and I talk of you alot...sure wish you wouldn't have left us so soon..went fishing and all I thought of was when we used to fish !! Still tough, seems like forever since I worked with ya !! God bless your boys, daughter and wife !!

T

Highway Safety, Trent S Rock
Rocky Boy Police Dept.

Officer Robert Taylor,

Although I have never seen your face or shook your hand I hurt for you.
You were a very courageous man. You died doing what you were put on this earth to do... To Be a Police Officer and help people. I believe that I have been called to do the same thing. I don't remember exactly when I realized it..but like you I'm going to do what I was put on this earth to do!
Your Tour of duty is over now and you are in a much better place. Brother, please watch over all of your brother's and sister's in Blue... up there in Heaven. I do not yet wear the badge but I still have the same heart.

(Future Police Officer)

Anonymous

JOB WELL DONE. YOU MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE SO THAT SOMEONE ELSE COULD LIVE. YOU TRULY WERE ONE OF GOD'S ANGELS. MAY GOD KEEP YOU ALWAYS AND WATCH DOWN ON YOUR FAMILY IN THIS TIME OF NEED.

CORRECTIONS OFFICER
DREW MCLAIN
ADAMS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

CORRECTIONS OFFICER DREW MCLAIN
ADAMS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Rest in peace brother you will not be forgotten.

V.J Hill-Vaccaro
Wilmington Police Dept.

Rest in peace, Officer Taylor, you are on a different watch now. Thank you for your service and I pray that God will comfort your family and friends and your department.



K. Davies
Deputy's wife

Robert you're a real hero, God rest your soul.

Officer Milchak #980
Chattanooga police department

God favors the brave and bold of heart.


VSP

OFFICER TAYLOR MAY THE LORD COMFORT YOUR FAMILY,FRIENDS AND BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN BLUE.

NIKI CHAMBERS
WIFE OF CHATTANOOGA OFFICER

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