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Special Agent Donald A. Bejcek

United States Department of the Treasury - United States Secret Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, March 5, 1983

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Reflections for Special Agent Donald A. Bejcek

You are forever Worthy Of Trust and Confidence.
I’m so sorry you were taken at such a young age.
Thank you for your service sir.

J. Hlavay

November 16, 2021

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

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

March 5, 2021

Rest in peace Special Agent Bejcek.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 26, 2019

Don Bejcek, former quarterback at Indiana State University. We miss you Don!!!!

Tom James
Indiana State Football Alumni Association

April 21, 2015


James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

March 5, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the twenty-sixth anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service to our country. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow officer who was murdered on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Losing three officers in one incident was a tragedy for the families and muat have been a devastating blow to your agency. I also pray for the other officer's emotional healing for this must have tortured him.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

March 5, 2009

"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 © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

March 31, 2008



March 4, 2008

To the family and friends of Don Bejcek, you have my deepest sympathy.

Don was a fine man, a good friend and his loss stunned all of us who had the opportunity to work with him.

I am sure he is resting easy now and I know that he is in the good company of our other fallen brothers, looking down on the rest of us as we pick up his shift.

ATSAIC Peter J. Damos
U.S. Secret Service - San Antonio

May 11, 2005

From Speech given March 14, 1983--
...Just 9 days ago, tragedy did occur
with the three Secret Service agents
who died in that head-on collision on a mountain road in California. George Patrick LaBarge, Donald W. Robinson, and
Donald Bejcek died performing their professional duties. They were driving to Yosemite National Park, where they were to provide protection for Queen Elizabeth. ...
Finally, I hope and pray that all Americans will be inspired by the knowledge that each of these men died as few men do---a hero. Someone had said once that "a hero is no braver than
anyone else; he's just brave 5 minutes longer." But the men we're talking about today are brave every minute, every hour around the clock, and have chosen that path of courage for their lives. And what of the heroism of those who share those lives and who know the possibility that each day holds?. ...

I think all of us should give thanks to
God that there are men in this society of ours who are willing to take these

June 7, 2004

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