Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Corporal James Eddie Crump

Fayette Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, June 7, 2003

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Reflections for Corporal James Eddie Crump

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

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

June 7, 2021

Still miss you and think of you often. You left too soon.

Denise Carter former Dispatcher
MCSO

October 20, 2020

Officer crump, 17 years ago today you and your partner were brutally murdered. Continue to rest in heavenly peace god bless you

Mark Mottola

June 7, 2020

Crump, I miss you , even tho you had left Hamilton it's still your home place,before you left y'all had the best police dept,Hamilton has ever had and that goes until right this day .I remember the night shift had the best officers to ever work here, and Marion co had the best to ever work there, you n e.hall n p king n b Palmer n s blalock were the truly best ,people knew they were going to be treated fair n could talk to you guys on night shift about things going on n y'all listened .my best memory was the night those Ol Miss cheerleaders van broke down and it was a hot night for winter ,the mechanic took forever to get there he was towing cars involved in a 3 car wreck just out of Hamilton n y'all loaded those gals up took them to get food n to police station n y'all let me ride along I remember 1 of them calling their boyfriend n telling him they were making Alabama fans become ol miss fans you said no there's nothing going to change us to make us ol,rebel fans n you turned around n saw your partner getting a kiss on the cheek n unsaid well at least for me anyway n you laughed so hard , you guys were lady killers, all,the lady's loved 3rd shift bc y'all were the best to everyone n now it's like no one likes the police here they don't speak to the citizens unless it's a hateful tone and they don't wave or take time to say hello ,you guys would be eating at McDonald's or pizza hut and every one wanted to talk to y'all or sit at y'alls table bc y'all showed that you were same as every one else n just good people persons they don't have that now they have bad attitudes n poor relations w people , poor leadership ,they are afraid of each other and what might be said bc of things they done n now others know it n it's like they don't have trust among themselves n each other ,telling stuff on one another n that's one thing you guys had that every one in Hamilton knew , if you needed your partners they were there n you guys knew it I learned a lot from just being around night shift w y'all well ol pal I just wanted to say hello again I drove thru cemetery to check on family's flowers n saw yours n opened up this page to say I miss you rest easy in heaven big guy you earned it

Self employed friend
Didn't work in law enforcement

June 11, 2019

Rest in peace Corporal Crump.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 9, 2019

Hey brother, it seems like yesterday i was 9 years old and my dad would drop me off at your house so you could watch me and my brother. And you would cut grass with my dad all the time during the day till you went into work at the police dept... its hard for a 9 year old to comprehend something like that.. my dad always told me you needed to go to heaven to protect everyone up there.. well guess what brother! Im 24 now and fallowing in your footsteps as a police officer! Every day i put that badge on i think of you. Rest in peace brother, me and my family will always love you.

Officer Mathew Coley
Parrish police dept

August 19, 2018

Thinking about you today and the many stories I have heard about you. Your heroism and kindheartedness will never be forgotten. Rest easy brother.

Officer Tyler S. Norton
Hackleburg Police Department

February 12, 2018

Thinking about you. I actually did follow your recommendations, and I am going to further my education way beyond your expectations. In retrospect, you were right and I was wrong, but is that really surprising? Thank you so much for your wisdom sweetheart. Thank you for being my friend and my first love. May your life continue to shine its light on those left behind.

COI
former ADOC

July 14, 2016

It's hard for me to believe it's been this long! Seems like yesterday I was starting at Hamilton with you as my training officer. I learned a lot and I definitely had a lot of fun working with you! You were and always will be my friend! I miss you Crump!!

Patrolman Wayne Mays
Phil Campbell PD / Formerly Hamilton PD

May 25, 2016

HEY OL BUD, THNKING ABOUT YOU TODAY, AS I DO MANY DAYS. SEEMS LIKE ONLY YESTERDAY WE WERE WORKING THAT OLD NIGHT SHIFT AND DOING OUR JOB BUT CUTTING UP AND GETTING YOU TO LAUGH. I HAVE LOST SEVERAL FRIENDS BUT NONE THAT I WAS AS CLOSE TO AS YOU. THE FUNNIEST THING WAS THE NIGHT WE HAD THAT GUY WE PUT IN THE PADDED CELL AND HE SLUNG "SOMETHING" OUT THE TRAY HOLE,I LAUGHED SO HARD AND I THINK ABOUT THAT EVERY NOW AND THEN I STILL CHAT WITH ONE OF OUR MUTUAL FRIENDS WHO STILL LOVES YOU TO THIS DAY AND WE SOMETIMES MENTION YOU BUT WE BOTH KNOW THE PAIN IT BRINGS EACH OTHER , SHE HAS 2 BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS NOW AND SHE IS DOING GOOD. JUST WANTED TO SAY HELLO AND WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS IN HEAVEN I CAN SEE THAT SMILE BROTHER

FORMER PARTNER & BEST FRIEND
HPD

December 13, 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
Texas

June 8, 2015

THINKING ABOUT YOU TODAY,THE MEMORIES,THE TIMES WE SHARED ON AND OFF DUTY. JUST A FEW DAYS AGO I SPOKE TO A SPECIAL FRIEND AND WE SHARED OUR PAIN OF MISSING YOU. I CANT HELP BUT THINK ABOUT WHAT IFS AND HOW I TRIED TO GET YOU TO COME BACK TO HAMILTON BUT GOD PLANS OUR FATE. MISS YOU OL BUD AND THINK ABOUT YOU MANY DAYS. I KNOW YOU ARE SMILING AND ALL IS WELL

FORMER PARTNER
FORMER PARTNER & FRIEND

May 19, 2015

Still miss you so much.

Denise Carter, former dispatcher
Marion County Sheriff's Office

December 21, 2014

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

June 8, 2014

Dear, Uncle James I miss you more than these words could ever explain... I never thought I'd loose you because we were so close if you weren't with Julian you were spending time with me and I'm grateful for that. Dad your Brother Had a Really tough time dealing with your death. his blood pressure stayed up and he cried almost everyday, to this day I wonder why? why you but I know when its your time its just your time. I missed you everyday seeing your smilng face, and knowing you were still here. if I could go back to the old days oh what a joy! I used to get so angry about the guy who caused the caotic and u called for killing. I wanted him to be in jail forever... but having hate brings no good. but still I was so upset. anyways Our family is Great & I love you umple james

Sincearly ~Leah (:

Lcump199
goddaughter

May 25, 2014

Still missing you......

Denise Carter/ former dispatcher
friend/ former co-worker

May 24, 2014

Hey Uncle James its me Leah I miss you so much I cry when I think about you I was only 4 when you died and I didn't know much about what happened became
I was too young but now I'm older 14 and I know... Your 10 year anniversary of your death was Friday We all were their Papa,Mama,Dad,Mom,Uncle Phillip,Aunt pat,Aunt Martha, And your loving don Julian, Me, Jessie, And portia(:
We shed tears but knew you were in a better place when I cry about why did it have to be you I think God wanted you too, Daddy misses you and so does papa and when they cry I cry but I wanted to say I love and miss you and hope too see you in Heaven

Leah
goddaughter/niece

June 9, 2013

Crump there is not enough words to explain what a great friend you was, we had so many fun times together. The one thing that stands out the most is the saying..IT ORTA BE AGAINST THE LAW..By surprise it took you forever to figure out what it meant, but it was all good. We will never forget you.. R.I.P. WE LOVE YOU...

FRIEND
ANONYMOUS FRIEND..

June 7, 2013

i worked with officer strickland for 24 years,he was an outstanding officer and a very good friend. i love you my brother

captain, roy s. detrujillo
aliceville police dept.

August 19, 2012

Im Sorry You HadTo Leave Us This Earlier, Im Pretty Suree You Was Amazing Officer/ Dad/ & Loving Father As Well. Im Sorry That Uou Was Killed June 7th . But Devin Moore ; Feels Bad i Bet That He Did That, i Didnt Know You, But i Lovee Youuuu <3

Chanzeica Lauren
Friend/Stranger

May 10, 2012

Hey BIGDADDY , I just wanted to let you know that your LITTLE '' BIG BROTHER '' PHIL loves you and miss you so much . JAMES the day you left , we were going to grill out . EVER since when I grill I think of you . AT first I cried , I YELLED , AND I SCREAMED . I was lost for a long time without you . THE only way I WAS ABLE TO just get this far is MOM, DAD, DOC , and GOD . YOU have a beautiful neice, PORTIA, who wishes everyday that you were here to hold her. BIGDADDY, I still watch DALE JR every sunday, and I am still going to hang with him till he wins or quits racing. Patricia and I MISS YOU, and hope and pray that one day we will see you again. And when we do, we are going to the biggest cookout in history. I LOVE YOU BIGDADDY TAKE EASY.

PHILLIP CRUMP
BROTHER

March 12, 2012

Hey James, just wanted to share a few words.

Friends are never forgotten.

I am very thankful for all of you (yes, all).
We have shared many moments, good and bad.
We have prevailed, even through pain and tears.

Our journey will continue, God Willing, though it will not be without troubles.
We never know when our time is here.
But we will stand together forever, Brothers and Sisters in Blue.

Kenny

Sgt. Kenneth (Kenny) D. Palmer
Friend / Madison Police Department

June 6, 2011

It's been a long time James, I will always remember you and your friendship. Thankyou for being you, God be with you. We all miss you!! Watch over us all!

Officer Jeff Hughes
Winfield Police Dept.

May 15, 2011

Hey Bro. cant Believe its been almost 8 years since it happened Iwant you to know not a day goes by without us thinking about you, knowing that you did what you loved your son is doing well about to get his licence and he always talks about you rest in peace my brother! I will see you on the other side with the Lord :)

Tony Crump
Brother

March 21, 2011

Crump, Its not gone rain out football practice and Coach Fowler is ill. He's gonna let us have it today. Think about you alot Crump, but especially this time of year. Was telling dad last week about how we hated the heat and summer football practice. Ltr Bro. Your fellow lineman, Ribs

Ribs
teamate and friend

August 13, 2010

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