Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Robert Francis "Bob" Grim, Sr.

Ormond Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, November 13, 2004

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Reflections for Police Officer Robert Francis "Bob" Grim, Sr.

We will never forget the heroes and their familes who gave their all for us, and you sir are a hero. Continue to rest in peace Officer Grim.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

November 13, 2012

Dear Bob,
Was thinking of you because in a couple of weeks I'm going on my annual motorcycle trip to Deal's Gap. I've been busy getting the Harley squared away. You and I never made that trip. You would have loved it; it's a blast. Will be riding the Dragon, the Cherohala Skyway, then over to Asheville for some microbrews. I'll drink one in your honor, my friend. Damn, I hope there are motorcycles in Heaven. Pick me out a good one, Bob.
Till we meet again...
DBPD 1981-1991

Frank Allman
Assistant State Attorney, 2d Judicial Circuit, Gadsden County, Florida

October 12, 2012

Well Robert, it has been 7 1/2 years since that night. Each group of new trainees who pass through the Training Division are introduced to your memories and career here and all over Volusia County. I personally walk them to the Robert Grim Memorial out in front of the PD so that they will know that we lost a good man who was a fine officer, family man and friend. I look at your photo every time I walk through the lobby. Just wanted to say hello Bob! You are not forgotten.

Officer Keith Feder
Ormond Beach Police Department

June 20, 2012

Rest in Peace, Officer Grim. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 14, 2012

We will never forget the heroes who gave their all for us, and you are a hero. May you continue to rest in peace...

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL


November 13, 2011

Just stopping by to say hey. I have your photo up on my desk and view it every day. You are forever missed.

Det Tom Larsen
Ormond Beach Police Department

November 1, 2011

I think of you every day....and reminisce of so many wonderful memories, as father and daughter. There will never be enough words to tell you how much I hate you are not here with us. Just wanting you to know as I know you do... I love and miss you so much. Life is not the same without you in it. See you...when I see you. Love you daddy.

If I could have just one last wish

I would pray for Daddy’s one last kiss

When I pray to God with my heart and my soul

It is then I ask that he fill this empty hole.

As God called you home to join with the heavens above

Leaving us here, still consumed by your love.

You were the glue that held our family in place

For you were the most wonderful dad, that could never be replaced.

Your end of watch was the 12th of November

A night for all, which is always remembered

Your death as an officer was the last thing expected

But the legacy you left behind, showed us how much you were respected.

We miss you each day, in so many ways

And miss all the jokes that you used to say,

So now when we reminisce of old times we recall,

It’s then you are missed most of all.

My wedding day so special, a day I to never forget

Reflections of your tears of joy, and holding you as you wept.

A Day I will always cherish, as we walked down that isle

Reflections of your tears of Joy, remembering your amazing smile

A Walk to be remembered, with you by my side

As I know that day was yours, as Proud Father of the bride

But little did I know this day would be our last chance,

For Father&Daughter to share their last dance.

As the years have passed, God has helped ease our pain

But I am forever Daddys little girl, that title to always remain

But I know someday I know we shall see, of your face we all loved so well,

Someday to hold your hand, and Never say farewell…………

Tiffany Anne Grim

October 28, 2011

Uncle Bob,
I thought of you today as I do many days, but today it was because an officer I don't know, from a neighboring police department was shot at the hands of some disgusting animal. I'm thinking about his family and how although you understand your loved one has taken an oath to protect and serve, you never (or try to never) think they would ever have to give the ultimate sacrifice. I miss you so much and I often look at the picture of you walking me down the isle at my wedding and am so happy we had that moment.
Love you always.

A.J. Grim Fitzgerald

Adrienne Grim Fitzgerald

August 12, 2011

Bob, I don't know why I thought of you today, but I think of you often, and today, for no particular reason, I'm just stopping in to say Hi. Remember the Spring Breaks, the Bike Weeks, Speed Weeks, and BCR's? I sure do. I also remember the midnight shifts, the pursuits, the foot chases in Pine Haven, South Street, Halifax Park, and running RADAR at the foot of the Broadway Bridge. Remember me losing my cool and you talking me down? You could have busted me down to dog-catcher. But you knew what it was to be a cop, and you always knew what to do. Man those were some wild days! What a collection of characters we were: John L., Nick F., Bill A., you, me and the rest of C Platoon. You were our Sergeant, our mentor, our friend. Through all of the doors we went (or kicked) in, when the "mess" was really going down, I was glad you were next to me, and I was proud to be next to you. We did the job, and we did it well, my friend. Damn well. I hope the Lord allows motorcycles in Heaven; you and me are going to go on one fantastic ride!
Daytona Beach PD 1981-1991

Frank Allman, Assistant State Attorney
Office of the State Attorney, 2d Judicial Circuit

April 12, 2011

There is a Classic B/W photo of Bob (at Peterson's Harley South, Cutler Bay FL) while he was a Sergeat at Daytona Beach PD, in a Sales associate's office. The salesman didn't know the background of the picture but thought it was a cool photo. Thanks to some insight by Sgt. Mike Grigsby with Orange County S.O., a biography will be attached to the picture as a tribute for all to see. I didn't know Bob but from what I learned today, he was a Legend in the Law Enforcement Community. My condolences to the Grim family and many thanks for your service Sir.

Deputy Richard Heileman
Charleston County Sheriff's Office, SC

November 13, 2010

We will never forget our heroes...

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL


November 13, 2010

Six years my friend. Not a day goes by that I don't remember you, your humor, that smile that always seem to make the days go by a little smoother. You will always be remembered. Until we meet again my friend.

Ofc. L. Rosenthal
Ormond Beach Police

November 11, 2010

Pushing 6 years now and you are thought of often. Your humor is missed daily.

Det Tom Larsen
Ormond Beach Police Dept

July 16, 2010

You were an amazing officer and had a heart of gold. You are still not and will never be forgotten.

Police Officer

December 31, 2009

We miss you, Bob, and always will.


November 17, 2009

Bob, It's hard to believe that it's been 5 years since you left us. We had some great times working together and fighting the brass on some of their decisions. I always made it a point to drive by your house each day on patrol just to keep an eye out or to stop and chat if someone was outside. Ive since retired but your often in my thoughts. Thank You for your inspiration and knowledge throughout the years. I will see you again some day my friend.

Officer T, Hoy (Retired)
Ormond Beach Police Dept

November 16, 2009

Poppy to Abigail, Dad to us,

On this day, we look back and recall as it were only yesterday when the phone rang at 1AM and all that came after that. It is very hard not to still be sad, as 5 years has not changed the huge hole you left in our life. Abigail watched yesterday a series of old Crimestopper commercials by you; just so she could hear your voice and see you. Kelli's Bday is bittersweet as we try to make it happy for her, recalling all the wonderful years we shared together from the moment she and I met. We love and miss you, made sure you have yellow roses at the Ormond PD, and your DB gravesite. Our peace is knowing you are not there, you are now our Guardian Angel. Stay close always, as we cherish all our memories, and the beautiful stories others share with us. Abigail is more like you everyday, keep her safe.

All our love!

Bobby, Kelli, and Abigail Grim
Dept. of Homeland Security

November 13, 2009

Bob it has been a long time since I have seen your smiling face. I will never forget that night, holding your hand, saying goodbye to a dear friend. There is not a day that goes by that I don't think of you. You will always be in my heart. Never Forgotten my friend.

Ofc L Rosenthal
Ormond Beach POlice

October 5, 2009

I miss you Uncle Bob.

Wess Eric Sharpe

September 25, 2009

Big Grim,
I miss you more each time I hear someone laugh out loud. You had such an infectious laugh. I see you in your children as time goes by, especially Tiff's smile and Bobby's kind eyes. You were unique and someone I could always count on to have Christmas Eve with regardless of the year. I remember when Bobby and I drove a DBPD cruiser to Orlando to pick up Champ for you. We would have both been fired, but you were worth it. We laughed all the way to Ormond Beach thinking of you and your new pup.

Much Love,

Federal Air Marshal Service

September 2, 2009

It's been almost five years now since I stood by you that night. We still think about you and you are often in our conversations. You have not and will never be forgotten.

Sergeant Jamie Gogarty
Ormond Beach Police

July 4, 2009

It has been some time now since you were taken from us. I want you to know you are NEVER forgotten. You will always remain in my thoughts and prayers. So long for now. Chris

Sgt C Heard
Dept of Defense

December 12, 2008

My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this forth 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

November 13, 2008

I knew Bob back in the early eighties. He was a sergeant on the Daytona force when I joined in 1984. He was always well thought-of and
dedicated to the job. I was saddened to learn of his death.

former officer George Roland Wills, DBPD
Daytona Beach Police Department

October 25, 2008

Dear Bobby and family,

I grew up across the street from you in Hidden Hills. Though it was long ago in my early childhood I remember your Dad well. I remember him chasing after Rommel and pulling his hair out over the jacuzzi. I remember him singing on the diving board and dispatching snakes for my Mom. No matter what sort of trouble, and we got into lots, your Dad never seemed to lose his cool. I know we all looked up to him and felt safer for having him as a neighbor.

I'm very sorry to hear of your loss and proud to hear you've followed in his footsteps


chris scott

August 11, 2008

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