Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Melvin Eugene Dyer

Duxbury Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Monday, August 25, 2008

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Reflections for Police Officer Melvin Eugene Dyer

Sleep easy with God, Melvin. We thank you for your Service, Sir. You will NEVER be forgotten.

Sr. Corporal Trey Pellizzari
Texas Dept of Public Safety/Commercial Vehicle Enforcement--Rockwall

August 28, 2008

In honor of Officer Dyer’s ultimate sacrifice, The United States Capitol Police, First Responder Unit honored his service during roll call by reading his entry from ODMP. Each day, we honor one fallen officer on the anniversary of their death so as to keep them in our thoughts, and also to remind us of the dangers inherent in our job.

Officer Dyer may be gone, but is not forgotten.

Sergeant Jeffrey W. Timmons
First Responder Unit
United States Capitol Police
Washington, D.C.


August 28, 2008

Rest in Peace Brother.. God Bless All

Calif Hwy Patrol. Ret.

August 28, 2008

Rest in Peace, Brother. Thank you for your service.

Detective Kevin Kratz
Buena Vista Twp Police Department (Michigan)

August 28, 2008

Thank you Lord Jesus for this Officer's time and service here on earth and I pray for the peace to cover the family at this time. In Jesus name. Amen.

Lt. Gary Langston
Choctaw Nation Tribal Police Of Oklahoma

August 28, 2008

My thoughts and prayers go out to the friends and family members that are left behind and cannot follow. Rest in peace my brother in blue...we will take it from here.

PFC Adam F. Laser
Westminster City Police Department

August 28, 2008

Rest In Peace Brother. You have served the profession well. My condolences to your family and the Duxbury PD.

PO Fred Nordt
Lake Success PD, Long Island, NY

August 27, 2008

God bless & R.I.P

Ofcr Moore 3176

August 27, 2008

Officer Dyer,

Thank you for your dedication and service to your community. It will not be forgotten. May you gain peace in Heaven's embrace.

I hope it be a small comfort to your family to know that your sacrifice is recognized, honored and remembered.

Aux PFC D. Spier
Nassau County Auxiliary Police

August 27, 2008

Thoughts and prayers are with your family and your agency. RIP Brother in Blue.

Cpl Jean Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP Service, Traffic Unit

August 27, 2008

Our deepest sympathy to the family of Officer Dyer. God Bless him for his service to the Duxbury Police Department. Rest in Peace sir, you will not be forgotten.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte, NC

August 27, 2008



August 27, 2008

All too often these incidents happen at the fairs this time of year with the cooling weather. Unfortunately this one was worse than an officer just getting bumped or knocked over. The driver was likely in a rush to beat traffic and jumped in their vehicle neglecting to clear the dew/fog on the windshield and then could not see the road in front of them. Ofc Dyer Rest In Peace. We have the watch. Thank you for your service.


August 27, 2008

May God in his wisdom and grace show the family of this fine officer why He called him home in such a way.

We have the watch, Mel. Rest easy.

Officer Doug Wiencek
Metra Police Department,Chicago IL

August 27, 2008

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

K9 Officer Tom Summerville Jr
Eutaw Police Department

August 27, 2008



August 27, 2008

An Angel In The Sky Must Leave His Place Of Rest,
Gently Tucking His Wings Beneath His Armored Vest.
For Duty Has Called, There Is Much Work To Do
Little Did He Know, This One Is Dressed In Blue.
Arriving On The Scene, He Knows Just What To Say,
Follow Me, Fallen Brother, I'll Show You The Way.
Your Duty Has Ended, Your Work Is Now Through.
Come Hand Your Hat Beside Mine. I'm A Cop, Too.

Rest In Peace Brother...

Seán Doherty
United States Department of Veterans Affairs Police

August 27, 2008

My thoughts and prayer's are with you and your family. May you rest in peace Brother.

Motor Officer James M. Brunt
Meredith Police Dept. NH

August 27, 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 © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

August 27, 2008

The men and women of the Mentor On The Lake Police offer our thoughts and prayers. I've visited Duxbury on many occasions to visit my relatives there and know the community will come together to help you through this tragic time. God Bless & Never Forget!!

M.O. Thomas Rovniak
Mentor On The Lake Police, Ohio

August 27, 2008

Today we lost a hero, this day God welcomed one home.

Patrolman Dwayne Delcour
Mansfield Police Mansfield, Mo

August 27, 2008

Rest in Peace.

C.O.Stephen D. Celestino
Westchester County Dept. of Correction, NY

August 27, 2008

God bless you Officer Dyer.


August 27, 2008

Rest in Peace my Brother, God Bless you, your family and your dept.


August 27, 2008

Your watch is ended. May our Heavenly Father watch over your family and friends during this tragic time. May your soul walk carefully and proudly into everlasting life. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in God’s peace my friend, you deserve it.

Chaplain Michael Grinnals
Camillus Police Department

August 27, 2008

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