Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective James Franklin Beckham

Miami Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Friday, February 3, 1928

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Reflections for Detective James Franklin Beckham

Rest in peace Detective Beckham.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 2, 2019

Det, Beckham,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Miami. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

February 3, 2018

Detective J. Frank Beckham,

I am proud to be married to your great-grandson, Joseph Bardinelli. Following in your footsteps, he too, became a police officer, just like his father before him. I hope somehow you already know, but just in case, I'll leave it here. Next month, Joe and I will welcome our second son into our home. We are honored to name him Thomas Beckham. Beckham will know your story and will feel the same honor and respect for you that we do. I am so grateful for your sacrifice and through this new child, your name will live on and you will never be forgotten.

Much Love and Respect

Asst. Fire Marshal Meagan Bardinelli
Kingsport Fire Department

March 2, 2013

Great-great grandpa...Sorry I never got to meet you, but thank you for everything and thank you for the great daughter you had. Love you.

Sara Bass
great-great granddaughter

October 6, 2012

Rest in Peace, Detective Beckham. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 14, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 84th 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.

Time never diminishes respect and your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

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

February 3, 2012

We will never forget the heroes who gave their all, and you sir are one of them. Continue to rest in peace.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL


February 3, 2011


Pat Van Den Berghe
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

January 29, 2008

Rest in peace, Sir! You are not forgotten.

Police Officer

February 13, 2007

A true hero never to be forgotten, God Bless the Beckham family.

Ret. PO T. Russell
City of Miami

March 15, 2006

I was not able to ever met you, but my Grandmother always told me that you were a wonderful person. I would have loved to grow up around you and spend time with you. I have a letter you wrote while on duty in January 1928 that I will keep forever.
Your Grandson
Rudy Bardinelli

Rudy Bardinelli

February 15, 2006


I am embarassed that no reflection has been left for you. I honor you, your name and for the ultimate sacrifice you made protecting all of us. With brotherly love and respect, Jim Crotty (Former Richmond, VA Police Officer.)

Jim Crotty Special Agent (Ret.)
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms

April 7, 2005

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