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Agent Spencer Glenn Beckley

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Bureau of Narcotics, Mississippi

End of Watch Saturday, December 23, 1989

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Reflections for Agent Spencer Glenn Beckley

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice are always remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

December 23, 2020

Agent Beckley,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Mississippi. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 23, 2019

Rest in peace Agent Beckley.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 21, 2019

I remember the first time I met you.I admit I was intimidated by your presence back in 1987.Lil Spencer was still a newborn.I used to visit your gravesite at times and placed small american flags there.I still admire you this very day.I very much would have loved having you as a mentor.I often think about that when I was a police officer for nearly a year back in the year 2000.Sometimes life is unexplainable.Thank you my brother.

SGT James W. Douglas

July 24, 2018

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

February 20, 2016

Agent Beckley your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to the Citizens of and The Great State of Mississippi! Continue to Rest in Peace.
Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, Troop D

December 23, 2015

Agent Beckley,
On today, the 24th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Mississippi. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 23, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 22nd 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 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.

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

December 23, 2011

You are still missed by all that knew you and those of us who never got the honor.

Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics

May 31, 2010

RIP.You will never be forgotten.


October 25, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

manchester, NH

December 22, 2007

"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
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

December 3, 2007

From our days in college to our law enforcement career
you were a friend thanks
GOd Bless

Lt Jerald Wheeler
Southaven MS PD

May 5, 2007

Rest in Peace, Agent Beckley. You have not been forgotten.

Chicago, IL. Police Department

March 21, 2007

Uncle Spencer,

Although I was young when you died, I still remember that bright smile you always had on your face when you would come visit. You were a wonderful man who loved his job with a passion and I know that you are in heaven watching Spencer Jr., Preston, and me as well. I'll love you always and I look forward to seeing you again.

Love always and always,

April Beckley

February 26, 2007

Hey daddy this is your baby boy just letting u know that i miss and hope to see u again someday.

Love You Always,

Preston Beckley

Preston R. Beckley
youngest son

April 28, 2006

Since you are gone to a better place now, I hear great things of you to this day. One day I want to be just like you and do what you did in law enforcement. I will always love you. Spencer Jr.

Spencer Glenn Beckley Jr.

April 7, 2006

Agent Beckley,
You died before I became an Agent, but that doesn't diminish what you were to the Agency. Many people tell stories of you to this day, many years after you were taken from the Bureau. As with all the Agents that have lost the battle with evil, we current Agents look after those left behind. I wish I could tell you that your family didn't miss you, but that'd be a lie, and I never lie to a brother. We do what we can, to make life easier, but without you it is hard. Watch over us as we strive to fight the good fight. God bless you Agent!

Agent Brad Fowler
Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics

January 18, 2005

~~~Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep~~~

Do not stand at my grave and weep
I am not there, I do not sleep
I am a thousand winds that blow
I am the diamond glints on snow
I am the sunlight on ripened grain
I am the gentle autumn’s rain
I am the swift uplifting rush of quiet birds circled in flight
I am the soft star that shines at night
I am the flowers that bloom by day
I am the fragrance of new mown hay
I am each blade of grass that grows
I am the rush of melting snow

Do not stand at my grave and cry
I am no there, I did not die…..

January 4, 2005


You will not be forgotten thanks to the ODMP. Thank you for your service. Rest in peace sir.

Captain Robert W Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

June 18, 2004

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