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Police Officer William Eric Freeman

Huntsville Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, December 15, 2007

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Reflections for Police Officer William Eric Freeman

Please don’t cry
I’m not really gone
When you look out the window
I’ll be standing on the lawn

Please don’t cry
I’ll see you again
Don’t be sad
Keep up your chin

Please don’t cry
I’m not really dead
When you cry yourself to sleep
I’ll be by your bed

Please don’t cry
Just because we had to part
As long as you remember me
I’ll live in your heart

Please don’t cry
I’m not gone forever
I’ll be a cool and gentle breeze
In hot summer weather

Please don’t cry
Don’t run and hide
When you need a shoulder to lean on
I’ll be by your side

Please don’t cry
When you’re sad and weak
I’ll be there
To kiss you on the cheek

Please don’t cry
This is just a goodbye
So please, oh please
Baby, do not cry


December 14, 2011

I miss you so much! I was only 7 when you died,but i still remember you. You will live forever in my heart daddy.

Emily Freeman

November 28, 2011

Hey Brother, I didn't get the chance to know you, but

I know a friend that you knew very well and she has told me so much about the kind of person and Officer you was and a very good family man . Her name is Tonya Tucker, she misses you so much we lost a very good Man that day from what I can hear RIP my brother

CPL. Jackie Robertson

November 28, 2011

Hey brother, I know it's been forever since I've been on here. I'm glad to see people still visit to show how much you were cared for. It doesn't feel like its been almost 4 years. A lot has changed since then, but the pain of losing you still remains. I know that night changed me forever brother. Good and bad. I don't know if you know or not but I am forever grateful for the sacrifice you made that night. There are no words to describe how I feel about what you did for me that night. I miss you brother and I hope one day we can see each other again. Just to say thanks at least. Watch over us all.

Officer Kevin Lambert

October 20, 2011

Although I didn't know you personally I remember hearing about you on the news. It reminded me so much of Officer Golden, that I immediately said a prayer for you and your family. May you rest in peace and continue to look down on your family. They are a strong bunch because it takes a soldier to deal with a loss the way they have and will continue to do. R.I.P.
-Katelyn Vanhoose.

Katelyn Vanhoose

August 4, 2011

i was thinkin bout you spying the hallway when we were in the academy, and knocking over your chair...made me chuckle. i feel so sad today, all the senselessness of things--all the backwards ways of people today. called your phone, thinkin maybe i'd hear your voice mail...i know, i'm a big ole stupid, but i'm sad, not smart :) i just wish there was something learned, and it is ever so obvious that nothing was. welp, it's time to go get ready for another shift...yay. we miss you. we love you.


April 6, 2011

We miss you Freeman and think of you daily. We know you and Golden are watching over us all.

44th Session
Huntsville P.D.

March 29, 2011

I can not believe that three years have passed. I am saying a special prayer for Leslie and the kids today. I know you are watching over them. May they feel your love in their heart today and everyday. You will never be forgotten!


December 15, 2010

My thoughts are with all of your loved ones today. All the broken dreams because of one individual who should not even be allowed to breath the same air as others. Wrap your wings around all of your loved ones and protect them and help them with their grief. You are a true hero and heroes never die. You will not be forgotten.

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

December 15, 2010

WOW...3 years. Still a shock. Thinking about Leslie and the kids as always.


December 14, 2010

Even though this happened a few years back, I still remember getting the news like it was yesterday. We miss you brother in Blue, Continue to Rest In Peace & watching over us while we continue your Patrol.

I reflect back, thinking..I never know when something like this could happen to me out on the street, how vaulable my family means to me more and my amazing girl. Hopefully God will continue to watch over me, keep me safe and my fellow Officers along side of me.

Officer Taylor
Athens Police Dept

September 2, 2010

Eric, Today they sentence Shipp to life without parol. Not at all what we all wanted to hear. We never met in the line of duty, but I wanted to let you know you are not forgotten.

Det. J. Stout

March 26, 2010

The judge gave him life without parole.
It doesn't seem fair.
God Bless your family, friends, and co-workers.
You are not forgotten!


March 26, 2010

Eric will always be remembered and was a wonderful father with great children. May He Rest In Peace.

Gina Nielsen
Family member of Flossie Walker, Rose Adcock,Ray Adcock,Lucille Boyd

February 5, 2010

I hope your wife and children can find some peace in their lives and in their hearts. Please continue to watch over them and keep them safe.


February 4, 2010

They found him guilty! I am so happy that he is found guilty! Now we have to wait to see if he gets life in jail or the death penitently. I am so relieved for your family.

SGT. Wife

February 4, 2010

Rest in Peace brother the Jury did the right thing and found that P.O.S. guilty of Capital Murder. God Bless You and Your Family. We still pray each day for you and Daniel's Family.

Officer Kevin C. Matthews
Huntsville P.D.

February 4, 2010

They found your killer guilty.

God bless your family, friends, and co-workers.


February 4, 2010

Mr. Freeman,
Justice has been done. Your memory will live forever in everyone's hearts. Now, we have to wait for the sentencing tomorrow.....and I know the right decision will be made. I still think about you all of the time. Rest In Peace, everything is being taken care of here.


February 4, 2010

Thinking about and praying for your family as the trial gets started. I know you are watching over them.


January 31, 2010

I can not even imagine how hard the last two years have been for your friends and family. Leslie has shown amazing strength through out this. I am praying for all of your family and friends. I know that the trial is going to be hard on all of them. I hope that the man who is responsible for your death gets what he deserves on this earth. I know that one day he will get what he truly deserves from the Lord. I will be praying for a guilty verdict to be handed down. RIP Eric you will never be forgotten!

LEO wife

January 30, 2010

God be with your family during this hard time. You and Daniel are heroes. We miss you all very much.

David Golden

January 26, 2010

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 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.
The hurt never goes away, but both the pain and pride are forever.

Rest in Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

December 15, 2009

I can't imagine how your family must feel, even to this day, 2 years later. I hadn't seen you in over 20 years and only found out about your death a couple of months ago. My prayers are with your family andI know you are looking down on them and protecting them.


December 15, 2009

Put a Blue Light in Your Window

Put a blue light in your window
for those officers in blue
who were gunned down having coffee.
It's the least that we can do.

It's a way of showing honor
to their families who are left
who must face the coming season
feeling lost, alone, bereft.

On these silent nights of sorrow
as we take time to be still
that blue light in the window
will recall those who were killed.

Each with uniform allegiance
to the force they proudly served
died committed to our safety
and the laws they helped preserve.

So... to the green and red of Christmas
let us add the color blue.
It will say to those now fallen
we will never forget you.


December 15, 2009

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