Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Constable Donald McMurray Ouzts

Abbeville County Magistrate's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Monday, December 8, 2003

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Reflections for Constable Donald McMurray Ouzts

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and heroic sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

December 8, 2020

Thank you for your service sir GOD BLESS.

Mrs.C Singleton /Concern Citizen

February 24, 2019

Never forgotten!! Rip

Judge /retired SC Trooper Danny Lynn
Aiken County, SC

December 8, 2017

Donnie or Mac as we called you:

It was an honor to work alongside you for years and even a greater honor to call you my friend. Rest in Peace brother!

Eric Gable
SRH Safety & Security (1993-2008)

December 9, 2016

God bless you all

Judge /retired SC Trooper Danny Lynn
Aiken County, SC

December 9, 2016

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

December 2, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 8th 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.

I pray for solace for all those who love and miss you for I know both the pride and pain are forever. I hope your family is able to see that the final justice is carried out.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

December 8, 2011

Constable Ouzts it has been six years since the end of your watch, you have not been forgotten. May God continue to bless you and your loved ones. Rest in peace my brother.

State Constable J.L. Green
S.C. State Constables

December 8, 2009

May you and Sgt. Wilson rest in peace. You maybe gone but you are definetely not forgotten. God Bless both of you and your faamilies.

Det. L. Gauthney
Columbus (OH) Police dept.

April 23, 2009

Thinking of you and all of your loved ones today. Continue to watch over them and also those still out on patrol. You are a true hero and heroes never die. You have not been forgotten.

Bob Gordon
Father of Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

December 8, 2008

My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this fifth anniversary of your EOW. Continue to keep watch over them and those still out on patrol watching over the Thin Blue Line. You will never be forgotten

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

December 8, 2008

Thankyou for your service and sacrifice, you are a true hero for us all to look up too. GOD bless your family, you will never be forgotten


April 22, 2008

I salute you for your dedicated service to law enforcement and want you to know that you have not been forgotten. Today's Watch is in honor of you and your family. Continue to keep watch over your loved ones today and everyday.

MA1 Provenzano

December 8, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

December 5, 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

November 16, 2007

What you did in service to your community meant more than you'd ever guess - Thank you so much for your service

Sgt Don "Boots" Jensen Retired
Milwaukee Police Department, Milwaukee, WI

May 19, 2007

You are gone, but not forgotten. We miss you and know that you are still watching out for us. God bless your family. May they find peace in the hearts until they can be with you again.

H. Chasteen
Abbeville County 911

April 30, 2007

My fellow S.C. Constable,Many in the Law enforcement community do not know who we are or what we are,We are members of the thin blue line just like they are,Some of us dont drive patrol cars or run radar, we dont do it for the money,some of us dont get payed at all.We do it becouse of the comradeship,the honor of helping others and we are willing to risk our lives for this great state.You did not give your life in vain my friend,you answered the call becouse a fellow brother needed help..You are and will always be my brother and when its my time to pass through the gates of heaven I know a Constable will be waiting for me, to welcome me in peace Don,for you have answered you last radio call..

S.C. State Constable,C.T. D'Amato
South Carolina State Constable

April 27, 2007

Guilty as charged sentanced to death 1 down 2 to go.......

Son of a deputy EOW 12-01-1991

February 21, 2007

The man who took yours and Sgt Wilsons life went on trial today.We sit and watch and wait for justice to be served.Your service will never be forgotten

Son of a deputy EOW 12-01-1991

February 14, 2007

Donnie. I read about what happened and cannot believe it. You served your community well and are remembered for it. I hope the suspects get the hell they deserve after this life.

Deputy Sheriff David Bradford
Wake County Sheriff's Office K9 Unit

December 8, 2006

My thoughts are with all of your loved ones today, keep watch over them and help them with their grief. You have not been forgotten and never will. You are a true hero and heroes never die.

Bob Gordon
Father of Fallen Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

December 8, 2006

HERO! Thank you for service and dedication. May you rest in peace, Sir! You are not forgotten.

Police Officer

October 3, 2006

On this sad anniversary, May we never forget Constable Ouzts's sacrifice. May God grant the Family, Friends, and Fellow Officers of Constable Ouzts, the Serenity to accept the things they cannot change, the Courage to change the things they can, and the Wisdom to know the difference...

Officer Debra McFall Ross
East Buffalo Twp Police Dept. Lewisburg, Pa.

December 8, 2004

On angels ...

"The wings ain't anything but a uniform that's all. When they're in the field so to speak, they always wear them."
- Taken from Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

You're not forgotten
December 8, 2004

December 8, 2004

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