Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Lieutenant Gregory Floyd Medlin

DeSoto County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch Sunday, November 2, 2003

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Reflections for Lieutenant Gregory Floyd Medlin

Rest in peace Brother Gregory, you are a true hero and will not be fogotten.

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

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham
Sand Springs PD OK

November 3, 2003

To the family, friends and coworkers of Lt. Medlin my heart and prayers are with you all. May God be with you and comfort you all in this terrible time of loss. Rest in peace Lieutenant.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure, EOW 08/06/02

November 3, 2003

My prayers and deepest condolences are with
your Department, and especially with the friends
and family of your fallen friend. GOD BLESS this HERO.
Stay strong, stay focused, and make SURE that Lieutenant Medlin will never be forgotten.
Mike Bradford; Tallahassee Police Dept., Ret.

Invest. Mike Bradford-Ret
Tallahassee Police Dept

November 3, 2003

On behalf of the men and women who serve and work for the Georgia Perimeter College Police Department, our thoughts and prayers are with Lt. Gregory Medlin's family, friends, and co-workers with the DeSoto County Sheriff's Department.

God Bless. Now you can walk Heaven's beat.

Officer Johns
Georgia Perimeter College Police Department

November 3, 2003

Our deepest condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of Lieutenant Medlin.

Newark NJ PD Auto Theft Task Force

November 3, 2003

I pray for you Lieutenant Gregory Floyd Medlin, your family, your friends and the men and women of the DeSoto County Sheriffs Department.
Thank you for your service to your community and this country. You have made a difference.

Lt Thomas Drury
Clare City Police Dept.

November 3, 2003

Yet another hero has had their life taken too soon. My deepest sympathy to the family, friends and co-workers of Lieutenant Medlin. May the Lord give you strength and bless each of you during this time.
Rest in peace for your watch here is over walk in heavens beat and guide us all to protect and serve others safely.

US Ranger Catroppa
National Park Service Kennesaw GA

November 3, 2003

Lieutenant Medlin,

May you rest in peace.

My prayers are sent to you and those you left behind.


Tonya Stephenson
Private Citizen, Aston, Pennsylvania

November 3, 2003

Rest In Peace Brother

Constable Dave Austin
Dekalb Co. Alabama Constable-K-9 Dave Austin

November 3, 2003

Thoughts and prayers are with Lt. Medlin's family, friends and co-workers. Your law enforcement family will always be with you. Words are so inadequate in this tragedy. Just remember you are lifted up in prayer, always.

Denise Nichols - surviving spouse
Alabama State Trooper Brian Nichols EOW2/17/2002

November 3, 2003

To My Fallen Brother,

I am saddened every time I see names added to this list. Be proud you held yourself to a higher calling and did not settle for being an observer. Few people could fill your shoes and you will be sorely missed. REST IN PEACE MY BROTHER !

Officer J. Gorley
Memphis PD / West Precinct

November 3, 2003



November 3, 2003

Please remember the fallen officers we have lost. Remember the men and women who died trying to make this world a safer and better place for us all to live in. Thank you Lieutenant Medlin for a job well done. Please continue to watch over us and protect us as only you can. You will forever be at our side and in our hearts.

For those of you who still have loved ones with us please take the time to tell them how much you appreciate and care about them.


If I knew it would be the last time
That I'd see you fall asleep,
I would tuck you in more tightly
and pray the Lord, your soul to keep.

If I knew it would be the last time
that I see you walk out the door,
I would give you a hug and kiss
and call you back for one more.

If I knew it would be the last time
I'd hear your voice lifted up in praise,
I would video tape each action and word,
so I could play them back day after day.

If I knew it would be the last time,
I could spare an extra minute
to stop and say "I love you,"
instead of assuming you would KNOW I do.

If I knew it would be the last time
I would be there to share your day,
Well I'm sure you'll have so many more,
so I can let just this one slip away.

For surely there's always tomorrow
to make up for an oversight,
and we always get a second chance
to make everything just right.

There will always be another day
to say "I love you,"
And certainly there's another chance
to say our "Anything I can do?"

But just in case I might be wrong,
and today is all I get,
I'd like to say how much I love you
and I hope we never forget.

Tomorrow is not promised to anyone,
young or old alike,
And today may be the last chance
you get to hold your loved one tight.

So if you're waiting for tomorrow,
why not do it today?
For if tomorrow never comes,
you'll surely regret the day,

That you didn't take that extra time
for a smile, a hug, or a kiss
and you were too busy to grant someone,
what turned out to be their one last wish.

So hold your loved ones close today,
and whisper in their ear,
Tell them how much you love them
and that you'll always hold them dear

Take time to say "I'm sorry,"
"Please forgive me," "Thank you," or "It's okay."
And if tomorrow never comes,
you'll have no regrets about today.


November 3, 2003

Day is done,
gone the sun.
From the hills,
from the lake,
From the skies.
All is well,
safely rest,
God is nigh.

Godspeed to you and your family


November 2, 2003

Our deepest sympathy to the family of Lieutenant Gregory Floyd Medlin....and the DeSoto County Sheriff's Department, MS..... our hearts and prayers are with you all...... Thank you for a job well done Gregory ... rest in peace as you continue your watch from the heavens......your memory will never be forgotten...

God Bless....Be Safe..... and wear your vests...

Vin, Pook and all of us at beyond-the-blue

Vin and Pook- Site Owners

November 2, 2003

Good night our angel in blue. You tried so hard to hang in there, but you will live out the rest of your duty in a more peaceful place. Thank you for watching over us. Sleep well.


November 2, 2003

God speed warrior. I hope you find a peaceful heaven after working on the streets on earth. You've seen the hell on earth, and you deserve to rest now.

The Final Inspection
Author Unknown

The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.

"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"

The policeman squared his shoulders and said,
"No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges
can't always be a saint.

I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.

But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.

And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.

I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.

If you've a place for me here, Lord,
It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.

There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgement of his God.

"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."

I thank you for protecting all, and being a fellow patrolman. God Speed


November 2, 2003

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