Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Larry Randolph Cox

Chillicothe Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, April 21, 2005

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Reflections for Police Officer Larry Randolph Cox

Officer Cox gave his life so that we all could feel safe at night. I thank him for his service and for his ultimate sacrafice. Officer Cox, you will not be forgotten.

Rhode Island

April 23, 2005

Rest in peace Officer Cox. My deepest sympathies to your family, friends, and co-workers.

You made the ultimate sacrifice for the people of Chillicothe, for that I say thank you. You will never be forgotten.

Detective Dana Cornelison
Salinas Police Department, Salinas, California

April 23, 2005

My sincere condolences are extended to the family,friends and the Chillicothe Police Department. May Officer Cox rest in eternal peace.

Sergeant Steve Redding
Columbus, Ohio Division of Police

April 23, 2005

You, sir, are nothing short of a hero. Your actions exemplified bravery, courage, strength and selflessness. May your eternal rest be one of peace; you deserve it. And my God bestow upon your family, friends and all those who survive you and mourn your loss, His loving, compassionate hand. You all will be remembered in our hearts and prayers.


April 23, 2005

On behalf of the men and women who serve with the Georgia Perimeter College Police Department, our thoughts and prayers are with Patrolman Larry Cox's family, friends, and co-workers with the Chillicothe Police Department.

Rest in peace our brother in blue. The watch is ours, now you can walk Heaven's beat.

Officer Johns
Georgia Perimeter College Police Department

April 23, 2005

This situation proves it's true......When you take the oath and pin on the badge, your never really "off duty"..........Thank you Officer Cox for going above and beyond the call......

April 23, 2005

Patrolman Cox,
I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chillicothe.


April 23, 2005

Rest in Peace

Corrections Officer
Michigan Dept.of Corrections

April 23, 2005


Cops are human ( believe it or not) just like the rest of us. They come in both sexes but mostly male. They also come in various sizes. This sometimes depends on whether you are looking for one or trying to hide something. However, they are mostly big.

Cops are found everywhere-on land, on the sea, in the air, on horses, in cars, sometimes in your hair. In spite of the fact that " you can't find one when you want one", they are usually there when it counts most. The best way to get one is to pick up the phone.

Cops deliver lectures, babies, and bad news. They are required to have the wisdom of solomon, the disposition of a lamb and muscles of steel and are often accused of having a heart to match. He's the one who rings the door-bell, swallows hard and announces the passing of a loved one; then spends the rest of the day wondering why he ever took such a "crummy" job.

On TV, a cop is an oaf who couldn't find a bull fiddle in a telephone booth. In real life he's expected to find a little blond boy " about so high" in a crowd of a half million people. In fiction, he gets help from private eyes, reporters, and who-dun-it fans." In real life, mostly all he gets from the public is " I didn't see nuttin'."

When he serves a summons, he's a monster. If he lets you go, he's a doll. To little kids, he's either a friend or a bogeyman, depending on how the parents feel about it. He works " around the clock", split shifts, Sundays and holidays, and it always kills him when a joker says. " Hey tomorrow is Election Day, I'm off, let's go fishing" ( that's the day he works 20 hours).

A cop is like the little girl, who, when she was good, was very, very good, but, when she was bad, was horrid. When a cop is good, " he's getting paid for it." When he makes a mistake, " he's a grafter, and that goes for the rest of them too." When he shoots a stick-up man he's a hero, except when the stick-up man is " only a kid, anybody coulda seen that."

Lots of them have homes, some of them covered with ivy, but most of them covered with mortgages. If he drives a big car, he's a chiseler; a little car, "who's he kidding?" His credit is good; this is very helpful, because his salary isn't. Cops raise lots of kids; most of them belong to other people.

A cop sees more misery, bloodshed, trouble, and sunrises than the average person. Like the postman, cops must also be out in all kinds of weather. His uniform changes with the climate, but his outlook on life remains about the same: mostly a blank, but hoping for a better world.

Cops like days off, vacations, and coffee. They don't like auto horns, family fights, and anonymous letter writers. They have unions, but they can't strike. They must be impartial, courteous, and always remember the slogan " At your service." This is sometimes hard, especially when a character reminds him, " I'm a taxpayer, I pay your salary."

Cops get medals for saving lives, stopping runaway horses, and shooting it out with the bandits ( once in a while his widow gets the medal). But sometimes, the most rewarding moment comes when, after some small kindness to an older person, he feels the warm hand clasp, looks into grateful eyes and hears, " Thank you and God bless you, son."

Officer Dave Carroll
Choctaw, Oklahoma

April 23, 2005

My thougths and prayers are with Patrolman Cox's wife, child, family, friends and co-workers. Even while off-duty, our officers run to the face of danger. I pray God to give you His peace and comfort. Psalm 55:22

Denise Nichols - surviving spouse
Alabama State Trooper Brian K. Nichols EOW 2/17/2002

April 23, 2005


April 23, 2005

My family would like to send our heartfelt sympathies to the family, friends, & fellow co-workers of Patrolman Larry Cox. You're in our thoughts and prayers. May God watch over all the brave men and women in law enforcement who put their lives on the line everyday as they serve & protect their communities. Your job is a difficult one and we truly appreciate all you do. God bless each & everyone of you.

Gail M Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2-16-04

April 23, 2005

Another tragedy in Central Ohio. Four officers taken in six months...leaves us all wondering why and when will this stop. God bless you Officer Cox. Thank you for your service to the community.

Our prayers go out to your family.

Former LEO Wife
Columbus, Ohio

April 23, 2005

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Officer Cox's family and friends. Many prayers go out to the Chillicothe Police Department and the community. Sadely enough fellow brothers and sisters of central ohio will join soon to pay respects to you, a fallen HERO!


April 23, 2005

May the Lord be close to your family at this time. Thank you for your service Officer Cox.

Retired officer

April 23, 2005

Your dedication and devotion to duty extended past "on duty". Thank you for your service. I will pray for you.
May God hold your family and friends close to Him during the hard times.
I will pray for your fellow officers that they may find the coward who murdered you. I pray they have the strength to bring this person to justice.
God Speed Brother....

SGT Phil Abdoo
Macomb County Sheriff's Office (MI)

April 23, 2005

God bless you and your family. May God grant your family peace as they start their long journey. We as LEO families are thinking of you and praying for you.

Much love and many prayer in Christ.
Law Enforcement Family
Asheville, North Carolina

April 23, 2005

My deepest sympathy goes to the family and friends of Patrolman Cox, as well as the Chillicothe Police Department. You are a hero who will always be remembered. Rest in peace my brother in blue.

Trooper Arigno
CT State Police

April 23, 2005

Your service will never be forgotten. You strength can never be measured.
Your loss can never be lessened.
Your memory will always be here.

God Bless your family..
An Officers Wife..

An Officer's Wife

April 23, 2005

Thank you, Officer Cox, for your dedication to our protection. May the Lord be with you and your loved ones.


April 23, 2005

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