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Police Officer Tara Marie Drummond

Kennesaw Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, September 13, 2005

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Reflections for Police Officer Tara Marie Drummond

Happy Birthday Tara!

Sgt Brice Barth
Kennesaw

May 21, 2013

Happy Birthday!!!

Lindsey
Friend

May 19, 2013

Happy Birthday Sweetheart. your 31st. We went to the annual Cobb County Memorial Service last Thursday. So many of your friends and colleagues still remember and love you. Then we said good-bye to Savannah Veale today.....she died on a Tuesday and was laid to rest on a Saturday....just like you. It took me right back to September 2005. I long to see your sweet face again. Until then, know how very much I love you, miss you and think about you.

Mom

May 18, 2013

I continue to mourn the tragic death of this young officer and pray for her family.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

May 11, 2013

Merry Christmas Sweetheart. Your Santa is stiil our favorite. I imagine that the celebration there is amazing. We missed you this morning.

Daddy

December 25, 2012

This story breaks my heart :( RIP Officer, Heaven is a brighter place with you up there keeping a watch on us.

Cheif (RET) JA Millan
Hoonah AK PD

September 13, 2012

We've been flooded with notes, emails, FB posts, and calls this morning. All sending their love in remembrance of Tara's time with us. We were so blessed to have 23 amazing years. I've been looking through Tara pics all morning and I've cried. I miss your laugh and those snippy pokes. I'm saddened for the friend you would have been and talks we would have had. Tara's loss 7 years ago today was such a tragedy, but her impact on friends and officers and agencies and training and everything,,, continues today as strong as ever. My heart is broke again this morning, yet my anticipation for the next story someone tells me about you gives me strength. Loving you, remembering you, and missing you as much as ever.

Daddy

September 13, 2012

7AM seven years ago today, Tara walked out the door, said a soft goodbye to me and slipped into eternity. It was the last time I heard her voice. I miss my girl and the friend she would have been. I miss you every day, Tara. Mom

Tina Drummond

September 13, 2012

I miss you Tara!!!

Lindsey
Friend

September 13, 2012

Tara, another year has past.. we have not forgotten you.

Sgt Brice Barth
Kennesaw Police Department

September 12, 2012

Happy Birthday Tara

Brice Barth
Kennesaw Police

May 19, 2012

Happy Birthday Tara I miss you!!
Lindsey

Lindsey
Friend

May 19, 2012

I still think about you all the time. A wonderful spirit gone way too soon. Never forgotten.

Anonymous

April 18, 2012

To the family of Officer Drummond:

We have not forgotten Tara, nor have we forgotten you. You remain in my prayers.

Anonymous
Atlanta Police Dept

April 4, 2012

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

Officer 11169

April 1, 2012

MIssing you so much.

Mom

March 31, 2012

Just thinking of you so much around the holidays. I still make Pumpkin Pie for you every Thanksgiving. No one else really likes it, but I've made it every year for you. Actually...this year, Brittney is making it. I remember how you always insisted we have Pumpkin Pie and you would usually end up eating the whole thing. :)
I love you and miss you and think of you every day.

Mom

November 23, 2011

I was so sad to read what happened to Tara after hearing about my niece Tiffany Bishop. Maybe now action will be taken to see tragedies like this never happen again.

Yes, Mr. Drummond, I think Tiff and Tara are getting along great. Thank you on behalf of Tiffany's family for your kind words and support.

Always in our hearts.

cathy jones
tiffany's great aunt

September 22, 2011

September 13, 2005 changed many lives forever. Our lives have been changed again today as we spent the day with a family much like us having lost someone so dear and so early. Rest in love Tiff. Missing you Tara and have had you on the mind all day today. Remembering the days and the Tara stories.

Daddy

September 13, 2011

Tara, another year has past.... yet we still think of you every day....

There is a line
the color of the sky
on a clear afternoon

There is a line
the hue of the ocean
on a bright sunny day

There is a line
the purest shade of a newborn's eyes
awakening for the first time

There is a line
that protects us from harm
in all we do
whether day or night

There is a line
no one can penetrate
no one can alleviate

There is a line
made of those who choose
to follow a calling many do not hear
and still more do not comprehend

They choose to walk
the path of fear, hate, and mistrust
taken by so few
but marked by so many

And when one leaves this line
they leave a legacy
but the line does not break
for the remaining must still protect

There may be emptiness
a loss, or sadness
but never a hole
not in this line

This line that holds
the ghosts of the souls who have gone
and the souls of the ghosts who will be
The Thin Blue Line

Kimberly A. Erb

Sergeant Brice Barth
Kennesaw Police Department

September 13, 2011

Missing you baby.



Sunny days seem to hurt the most
Wear the pain like a heavy coat
I feel you everywhere I go
See your smile, I see your face
I hear you laughing in the rain
Still can't believe your gone

It ain't fair you died to young
Like a story that had just begun
But death tore the pages all away
God knows how I miss you
All the hell that I've been through
Just knowing, no one could take your place
Sometimes I wonder, who you'd be today
Would you see the world
Would you chase your dreams
Settle down with a family
I wonder what would you name your babies
Someday's the sky's so blue
I feel like I can talk to you
And I know it might sound crazy
Sunny days seem to hurt the most
I wear the pain like a heavy coat
The only thing that gives me hope
Is I know, I'll see you again someday
Someday, someday

Mom

September 13, 2011

I never stop thinking about you. I miss you and I pray for your family daily. Your closest classmate.

M Gloyd
US Army

September 13, 2011

We went to Tiffany Bishop's funeral today. It was like living Sept 2005 all over again. I hurt for her family....but more than anything I am so angry that another instructor has been so careless as to let this happen again!

Tara, you are in my heart, in my mind, in every thought. I long to hug you and hold you again. I wish I had not been so trusting and naive. I love you baby.

Tina Drummond

September 3, 2011

Thinking of you today! Thank you for ever moment you spent with me. My guardian angel.....See you one day....till then....keep us safe!

SSG Gloyd
Army

August 14, 2011

Just letting you know we are thinking about you Tara. Thanks for keeping watch on us down here.

Phillip Ryan Aguet
Student

August 8, 2011

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