Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Master Police Officer David George Whitson

Bowling Green Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Tuesday, October 31, 2006

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Reflections for Master Police Officer David George Whitson

Slim. We lost a fellow officer yesterday from the Phoenix Field Division. This made me think of you and remember the good laughs we had together. Like during explosive training you just jumped in truck and started backing up, happy as hell. Sure made Ricky W happy!!!!!. Sure miss you brother.

(Ret) Sgt. Gary Spillman
Bowling Green Police Dept

November 6, 2019

Today, my son was sworn in as an officer at BGPD. You were mentioned several times. You will never be forgotten because your memory is alive and well with all the officers.

Michelle Yoebstl
Mom of a new officer

March 8, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother. Thank you and your family for your service and sacrifice.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

October 31, 2017

I did not know you but today 5-8-15 our paths crossed. I found a bracelet while metal detecting and it says "Officer David "Slim" Whitson Bowling Green Police Department End Of Watch 10-31-2006."

I will be trying to find the owner of this bracelet to return it. If anyone knows who may have lost it in St. Augustine beach or Anastastia State Park beach please let me know.

I'm not looking for a reward and will cover the cost to return it as a tiny token of respect because of officer's like this "I" live more comfortably and I appreciate it deeply.

Barbara Longo Galambos

Metal detecting - St. Augustine Florida

Barbara Longo Galambos
Finder of lost bracelet

May 8, 2015

Hey Slim,

There isn't a day that goes by that you don't enter my mind. It could be seeing your pictures at the department, hearing someone quote a movie, or even driving by Taco Bell (some rainy nights were passed sitting car to car under an overhang and eating Mucho Grande Nachos with you). We miss you and even though the posts on this wall are more sporadic you can rest knowing you will never be forgotten. God bless you, buddy.

MPO Mike Rexroat

May 4, 2015

Happy birthday, David. Miss you every day.

Krista Scruggs

April 25, 2015

You are not forgotten Slim. I think of you quite often. That day seems like yesterday. God bless brother.

Trooper Frank Thornberry
Kentucky State Police

May 13, 2014

Thinking of you and your family tonight, and praying for their solace and comfort. You are remembered.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

February 10, 2014

This guy Dave was a great humanbeing many days became better with his love of laughter.. I miss his humor..We all do.

Seen him many times

January 24, 2014

My friend Slim. You accepted God's invitation to Heaven for which we are all forever thankful you are in such a blessed place. We will all be joining you some day. May God always bless you and your family.

David Page

October 31, 2013

We lost a CID agent here (Afghanistan) at the first of the month, the loss brought back memories of 10/31/2006. I'll miss your memorial for the first time this year and though I'll not be there in person, you and your loved ones will be in my thoughts and prayers.

CSM Lawrence C. Arnold -Afghanistan
BGPD Retired

October 30, 2013

i just started in bowling green police department and wanted to let you know even after 7 years everyone in that agency has not forgotten about you and still talk about you. Every time someone new is hired they hear how amazing you are. god bless your family.

it was an honor to do a presentation on a hero that served our community and country. thank you

dispatcher young
bowling green police dept

February 12, 2013

I remember when I ran the NASCAR store in Greenwood Mall. You would come in and we would talk racing all the time. We became friends over the period of a couple years. I remember heckling you over being a Jeff Gordon fan. What I'd give if I could run into you again just to hear you ask me if I "had any new Gordon stuff." I miss you buddy. My heart broke when I got the news and it still stings even now. I get a knot in my chest when I'm in Richmond for inservice and visit the Fallen Officers Wall and see your name. God Bless you my friend, I'll see you again someday!

Dispatcher Corey Fields
Muhlenberg County 911

February 9, 2013

It has been 6 years since you were taken from us but your spirit will always be here with us. May God always take care of you in heaven and always watch over your family. We miss you SLIM.

(Ret)Capt David Page
Bowling Green, KY PD

November 14, 2012

I am a dispatcher in Allen County now currently in Richmond DOCJT for the academy. We were assigned to pick a fallen officer to recognize and give a report on, and I have the privilege of getting to recognize Officer Whitson. May God be with his family and my heart goes out to them.

Scottsville PD

November 13, 2012

Bless your heart, co-workers from BGPD, friends, family of Officer David Whitson. Still in our thoughts & prayers today!

family member of current BGPD Officer

May 16, 2012

God bless Slim's family and BGPD today.

US Army

October 31, 2011

You've been on my mind lately. Terrill and I were telling someone about you this weekend and we couldn't help but smile. Of course, anyone who knew you knows that it's hard not to smile when speaking of you.
You are very missed, my friend.

Tracey Sharber
Wife of LEO & friend

August 18, 2011

Happy Birthday David! Can't believe you have been gone for almost 5 years. We are keeping your memory alive by telling stories of you to Amelia. She knows that policemen and women are special people and loves that her birthday is the day after your. We she could have know her Uncle David better.

Laura Williams

April 25, 2011

Just wanted you to know I was thinking about you.

Mike Grubbs
City of Bowling Green

January 7, 2011

Remembering you on this day Whitson...Sure do miss ya. Watch over us all down here. Rest In Peace..

Lt. Dianne Hardeman
Warren Co. Regional Jail

October 31, 2010

It is National Police Week up here in DC. As I saw all the officers from around our great country, coming to honor their fallen officers today, my thoughts came to you and your family. Know that they are forever in my thoughts and prayers.

LEO Wife, VA

May 13, 2010

Thinking of you today, Slim. You are still greatly missed and will never be forgotten. We could never, ever forget the day you were taken from us and your family. We know that you still watch over your fellow officers while they continue walking their beat. Thank you for that. Miss you.

An Officer's Wife
Bowling Green, KY

May 1, 2010

Happy Birthday David. It has been a big day for us as I am sure you know. Jacob has been Baptised. You would have been so proud to see him walk up there and pledge his faith to God, he seemed so grown up. He choose today because he thought it would be like having you there even though you weren't. We miss you so very much, sometimes I still feel like you are going to walk through that front door but you never do. I have so many thoughts that I just can't express but you know how I feel, but anyway I will love you always and Happy Birthday.

Holly Whitson, wife

April 25, 2010

Master Police Officer "Slim" Whitson,

October 31, 2006 is forever etched in my memory. I saw and experienced the pain on the faces of the officers and the family and friends that knew and loved you as news spread that we had lost you. My heart still grieves for your wife, your children, the BGPD Officers and the Community of Bowling Green. Life has never been the same. Thank you for your service and the ultimate sacrifice. We miss you!

Robbin K. Nelson - Wells
Wife Chief Wells BGPD, Daughter to Officer Robert Nelson EOW 9-19-58

February 21, 2010

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