Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Chief Jailer David Leon Gwin

Macon County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, June 24, 2007

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Reflections for Chief Jailer David Leon Gwin

Thank you for your service, you are not forgotten.

Paige Yepko

October 10, 2019

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

June 24, 2015

I did not know David well. I only met him one time and that was at his mother inlaw's funeral Opal Allen (which was my Aunt) But from what I have just read he was a great person. Rest in peace.

Evalyn Williams
Friendship, Wis.

evalyn willams
cousin

November 13, 2012

You have not been forgotten. Thank you for your dedicated service to keep all of us safe.

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

June 24, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the second 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 who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Anonymous

June 24, 2009

To Chief Jailer David Leon Gwin, his family and his fellow officers with the Macon County Sheriff's Office:

Our heartfelt thoughts are with you on the anniversary of Chief Jailer Gwin’s tragic death and we honor him for his valor and sacrifice to the community. Rest in Peace, Chief Jailer Gwin and thank you for your service.

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc
Members and Staff

June 24, 2009

I am so sorry to learn of Davey's death. He was always a friendly face in Macon. I know he is missed in Macon, he was a true gentleman.

John Wood

May 31, 2008

i will be riding in memory of you this year during the police unity tour, fom nj to the law enforcement memorial in dc.
steve

juvenile detention officer
warren county department of corrections, warren co nj

April 9, 2008

God Bless you and your family.

Lt. J. Carreño
Miami-Dade Police Dept.

March 13, 2008

We will keep you and your in our prayers. You are a hero. Job well done. Go with God.

Corporal Timothy J. Zuniga
UC Berkeley Police Department

January 3, 2008

Chief Gwin

You have made the ulitimate sacrifice! You are a true hero and now you patrol heaven above. The Lord will take care of your family and friends. May your soul Rest in Peace.

Douglas W. Bennett
Juvenile Probation Officer Ky Dept. of Juvenile Justice

January 1, 2008

I come to the ODMP often to remember my late fiancé Dennis. Everytime I come here it breaks my heart to know that yet another officer has fallen and that yet another family has to live their lives without the man they loved. My heart goes out to everyone who knew and loved Jailer Gwin. Know that you are not alone in the "journey" that you walk. Should you ever need anything please don't hesitate to contact me. The Davis Co. Sheriff's Office in Iowa will always know how to reach me. You will be in my thoughts.

From reading the reflections left for David, he sounds like he was a great man with a beautiful spirit. Those of you who knew him in life were so blessed to have been able to share in it. I hope that you will all continue to find a way to celebrate and remember David's life and the MAN that he was. Remember that David's life was about so much more than the way he died. David will continue to live on as long as we continue to remember him.

Jailer Gwin, thank you for helping to make this world a little safer for us all. YOU will not be forgotten. Please continue to watch over all of us as only you can. If you happen to bump into my late fiancé Dennis up there give him a big hug for me and the kids. It's been almost five years but we still miss him terribly.

Wishing you brighter and better days,


Jocelyne :)

"Forever Remembering 26-3"

Jocelyne Brar (Winnipeg, MB Canada)
Surviving Fiancee of Deputy Dennis R. McElderry (EOW: 01/03/03)

December 26, 2007

I WILL MISS MY SWEET, WONDERFUL FRIEND. DAVEY, YOU TAUGHT US WELL AND NOW IT IS OUR TURN. REST WELL, GOOD AND FAITHFUL DEPUTY.

DEPUTY MARTHA DUNCAN
FRANKLIN COSD, MO.

December 23, 2007

Thank you for your dedication and courage during this incident. I know that God needed a new Angel in Heaven to watch over our watch.. RIP...

VIP
Ventura Calif. police dept.

December 13, 2007

Rest in Peace........

Officer Thomas Wiederhold
Fort Worth Texas Police

December 12, 2007

Hello to Chief Jalier,

It seems as though you were a good man. With that said, I apologize that your family has had to experience the pain that is often times associated with loss during the Holidays.

You are good people, you deserved more, and I love you "fur that" as Sammy Davis Junior used to say.

Love and Best Wishes,

Gregory Swoop

Mike Bellivieau
Riverdale Police Department

December 12, 2007

Thank you for your years of service and dedictaion. May you rest in peace, Sir! You will never be forgotten.

Police Officer

December 11, 2007

May the Lord bless you, your family, your friends and your fellow co-workers. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace Brother.

Patrolman Bryan Losagio
Salisbury Township Police Department, Lehigh County, Pa

December 11, 2007

We will miss you Chief, our family will not be the same.

Constable Stuart J. Prettel
State of South Carolina

December 11, 2007

My thoughts & prayers are with you. Rest Easy.

Cindy, Arkansas
Sister of slain Officer Randy Basnett, eow 9/24/1976

December 11, 2007

GOD BLESS DAVID LEON GWIN AND HIS BEAUTIFUL FAMILY,YOU ARE A TRUE AMERICAN HERO, REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND.

Lt Carollo
NYPD

December 10, 2007

Dear Family, Friends, and Co-Workers of Chief Jailer David Leon Gwin,

We are so sorry to here about your tragic loss of your loved one. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you in support during this very difficult time. We wish we could be there in person to offer support. We know that sometimes there is little comfort that comes from words. During the holidays remember those special moments you have shared together and the love you shared. Keep focused as you can on the memories and joyous times for these things may bring you comfort. Rely heavily on family, friends, and other law enforcement for support. Honor your fallen loved one, for their sacrifice will not be forgotten. Chief Jailer David Leon Gwin is a hero. He will live on through all of you forever.

Respectfully,

Alissa Scott
Widow of Beryl Wayne Scott
E.O.W. 09-10-02

Lisa Schultz
Widow of Don Schultz
E.O.W. 05-12-04

Co-Founders of Survivor Help Network

December 10, 2007

REST IN PEACE FELLOW BROTHER, WE NOW HAVE THE WATCH.
GODSPEED

RETIRED DEPUTY/SGT
IOWA

December 10, 2007

"DON'T GRIEVE FOR ME"
Don't grieve for me, for now I'm free
I'm following the path god laid for me.
I took his hand when I heard him call,
I turn my back and left it all.
I could not stay another day
To laugh, to love, to work or play.
Task left undone must stay that way,
I found that peace at the close of the day.
If my parting has left a void,
Than fill it with remembered joy.
A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss
Ah yes, these things I, too, will miss.
Be not burdened with times of sorrow
I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow,
My life's been full, I savored much,
Good friends, good times, a loved one's touch.
Perhaps my time seemed all too brief
Don't lengthen it now with undue grief.
Lift up your heart and share with me,
God wanted me now, He set me free.
Chief Jailer Gwin had done the work he loved and he was proud of doing, for so many years. His life was taken due to a person who had no regard of anothers life.
GOD BLESS THEM ALL
Canon City, Colorado

Marilyn Robinson
ccPirate Internet Radio

December 10, 2007

God Bless you and yours Brother - Go in peace knowing that you will be sadly missed by those whom have known you.

Lt. Jeff Neville
Bishop Airport PD - Flint, MI.

December 10, 2007

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