Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Travis O. Biddle

Rankin County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Thursday, February 6, 1986

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Travis O. Biddle

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Biddle.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 11, 2019

Deputy Biddle we will never forget your service and sacrifice, rest in peace sir.

Mississippi Going Blue

February 7, 2016

The years may pass but your sacrifice will always be remembered! Thank you Deputy Biddle! Rest in Peace!

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, Troop D

February 6, 2015

As a fellow Mississippian and lifelong resident of Rankin County... Thank you. Your service has not been forgotten.

Private First Class Matt Harrison
US Army National Guard

June 20, 2014

Deputy Sheriff Biddle,
On today, the 28th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Rankin County. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

February 6, 2014

I miss you pawpaw. I love you

narcotics, kris grantham
mendenhall p.d., grandson

February 7, 2012

The fear that you must have experienced the last moments of your life is unimaginable. Rest easy Deputy Biddle. Godspeed..

Ptlm. (Ret.) GA McCarty
City of Corning, NY

May 1, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 25th 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 pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

February 6, 2011

You have not been forgotten. Thank you for your dedicated service to law enforcement.

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

February 6, 2010

Though I never knew him, he was part of my Law Enforcement family and I will mourn this deep loss the rest of my life. My heart aches with all the losses we have suffered, and continue to suffer, through the years. God is our only peace in such incidents & our only real comfort comes from Him. May His strength, comfort & peace continue to be the sustaining force in the lives of all who knew this beloved officer; and may it somehow help to know that they, even after all these years, do not grieve alone.

Vicki Hare, Telecommunicator
Salisbury NC PD

September 19, 2009



February 4, 2008

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

December 4, 2007

Your sacrifice has meant the safety and security of other officers has been increased. In death, you are still protecting others.

God grant peace and comfort to your friends, family and co-workers. Your brothers and sisters in blue will take it from here.

July 14, 2006

Rest in peace, Sir! You aren not forgotten.

Police Officer

June 14, 2006

God bless you Sir for making the ultimate sacrifice. May you rest in the arms of the Lord for ever.

Kevin Cannon
Brother of Keith Cannon EOW 5/4/05

June 20, 2005

Thinking of you on this day - you will never be forgotten

February 6, 2005

I was very sorry to read that three minds could think up killing someone because they wanted to be free. They were the one's who chose their paths and I hope that the paid dearly for what they did to you. I know that you are surely in a better place.



December 6, 2004

Rest in peace blue angel.

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