Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Robert Craig Douglas

Oklahoma City Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Sunday, September 28, 2008

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Reflections for Sergeant Robert Craig Douglas

You fought bravely for five long years. You can rest easy now Brother.

Sgt. R. Gregson
BART Police Department, CA.

September 30, 2008

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


September 30, 2008

REst In Peace!

Lieutenant Johnny Overby
Morehead City PD, NC

September 30, 2008

Rest in peace brother, your service and sacrafice will not be forgotten!

Patrolman Jeff Tripp
Marion,Ma Police Dept

September 30, 2008



September 30, 2008

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

Patrolman Dwayne Delcour
Mansfield Police Mansfield, Mo

September 30, 2008

Rest in peace, may the Lord console you loved ones.

Det. Castelhano
Mount Vernon NY pD

September 30, 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
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and may not be duplicated without permission

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

September 30, 2008

Our hearts and prayers go out to your family and friends in their of sorrow. May God Bless and Rest in Peace!

Cpl.II David A. Murphy

September 30, 2008

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

K-9 Officer Tom Summerville Jr
Eutaw Police Department

September 30, 2008

Brother Douglas,
Thank you for your part in making this a better world in which to live. Your tour is over and I pray that you can now rest in peace. Remember that daddy is just a prayer away.

Sgt. Walter Hughes, Retired
MNPD - Nashvile, Tennessee

September 30, 2008

Thank-you for yourr service. Rest in Peace.

Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980
Prince George's County Police Department

September 30, 2008

You were one of the most positive officers I have ever met. You will be missed. God Bless

Sgt. Adam Bieger
Oklahoma City Police Department

September 30, 2008

Although your journey to Gods kingdom has been slow, He has chosen a brother of dignity, honor and integrity to serve in His Police Department in heaven. Enjoy your new assignment and rest assured your family will be well cared for here. Know also that you will not ever be forgotten by your brothers and sisters left behind nor by the children of God in your community that you served and honored. The work you accomplished here will always serve as a star to all who know you and were served by you.
In Christ, Tom Bradley Arizona State Chaplain FOP

Tom Bradley, Retired
Phoenix AZ PD

September 30, 2008

Rest in peace bro' we'll take it from here

PO JA Bottillo
Troy NY PD Community Policing

September 30, 2008

Gone, but never forgotten, Rest easy now my Brother in Law, your watch on earth is over..

SGT. John L. Gulledge (Ret.)
Escambia County Sheriff's Office Pensacola FL.

September 30, 2008

I know of no words that will suffice. No words that are adequate. I just want the family, friends and co-workers of Sergeant Robert Douglas to know there are people all across this nation that will lift you up in prayer before the Almighty.
As a retired motor jockey I know well the dangers of motorcycle duty but I also know the love for that job that only motor officers share.
May you each experience the eternal love and endless blessings of our Lord and Savior in the coming days.

Special Ranger Doug Hutchison
Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association

September 30, 2008

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. You are such a strong person and that has really shown while you have been taking care of and looking after Robert these past five years. It's time for you to relax and let Robert look after you and Bobby, and the rest of OCPD for that matter. He fought a long hard fight and he is truly an inspiration to all. He was always so happy and smiling and never had anything negative to say, a role model not only for future rookies but for all officers on the department. You both are wonderful role models, if only more people could be like you two. RIP Robert, you will really be missed.


September 30, 2008

You and Bobby are in my prayers and have been over the past five years. This brings to close a very long and pain filled journey that only you can understand. No one else, no matter how well meaning their words, can come close to knowing how only you feel at this time. Perhaps the bond you and Kelly have begun will now grow and flourish. I know you can lean on her and she'll be there for you as she comes the closest to understanding. God bless and keep you and Bobby in his loving care throughout the weeks and months ahead.

Anne Keef
Mother of OCPD officer

Anne Keef

September 30, 2008

Rest in peace Sergeant Douglas, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Thank you for your service.


September 30, 2008

On behalf of the 5,225 members of the American Association of State Troopers (AAST), we extend our sincere condolences to Sergeant Douglas’ family as well as the members of the Oklahoma City Police Department. AAST members throughout the United States know first hand what all of you are going through right now. We will continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Ken Howes, Executive Director
American Association of State Troopers

September 30, 2008

God bless you and your family.


September 30, 2008

Mrs. Douglas you and your entire family are in my prayers, God has called another HERO home, may he forever rest in peace.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02


September 30, 2008

May God watch over Sergeant Robert Douglas and his family in this difficult time. Godspeed Brother!

Mark Schilli
DEA-St. Louis

September 30, 2008


Chief Larry Loomis
Wister Police Dept

September 30, 2008

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