Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Chief of Police Larry Neal Blagg

Trumann Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Tuesday, January 27, 2009

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Reflections for Chief of Police Larry Neal Blagg

Rest in Peace Sir...........

Officer Thomas Wiederhold
Fort Worth Texas Police

January 28, 2009

The funeral line was long, There's an awful lot of cars, Folks came out of the restaurants, They came out of the bars.
The workers at the construction sites All let their hammers drop. Someone asked. "What is this all for?" And they said, "Aw, just a cop."
Some chuckled at the passing cars. Some shed a silent tear Some people said, "It's stupid," "all these dumb policemen here."
"How come they are not out fighting crime?" "Or in a doughnut shop?" Sure is a lot of trouble, For someone who's just a cop."
They blocked the intersections, They blocked the interstate. People yelled and cursed, "Damn, it's gonna make me late!"
"This is really ridiculous!" "They're makin' us all stop!" "It seems they are sure wastin' time, On someone who's just a cop."
Into the cemetery now, The slow procession comes, The woeful Taps are slowly played. There's loud salutes from guns.
The graveyard workers shake their heads "This service is a flop." "There's lots of good words wasted, On someone who's just a cop"
Yeah, just a cop to most folks. Did his duty every day. Trying to protect us, Till they took his life away.
And when he got to heaven, St. Peter put him at the top. An angel asked him, "Who was that?" And he said, "Aw, just a cop."
His Judgment Day:
The officer stood and faced his God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shinning, Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, Officer, How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek To my church have you been true?"
The officer squared his shoulder and said, "No, Lord, I guess I aint, Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays, And at times my talk was rough, And sometimes I've been violent Because the streets are tough.
But I never took a penny That wasn't mine to keep.. Though I worked a lot of overtime, when the bills got too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help Though at times I shook with fear. And sometimes, God forgive me, I've wept an unmanly tear.
I know I don't deserve a place among the people here. They never wanted me around except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here, Lord, it needn't be so grand. I never expected or had too much, But if you don't...I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne, where the saints often trod. As the officer waited quietly for the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, Officer. You've borne your burdens well. Come walk a beat on heaven's streets, You've done your time in hell"

May god be with you and your family.

Motor officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano, Tx

January 28, 2009

Rest In Peace Chief. You will be missed by your family, friends, all brother and sister officers, and the people of the community which you served. You won’t be forgotten. We have the watch.

Agent Powell
U.S. Border Patrol

January 28, 2009

Thank you for your sacrifice and service to our country. You are and will always be a hero. God Bless and Godspeed.

Lisa
GEORGIA CIVILIAN

January 28, 2009

We would like to send our warmest regards and deepest condolences to the family, friends and department of Cheif Larry Blagg. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult and sad time.

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc
Members and Staff

January 28, 2009

Chief Blagg,
I am saddened to here of your passing. I pray that God will watch over you, your family and the city of Truman and it's officers. You gave it all trying to help others. All of the the lives you have saved, or people that you have helped, will never be forgotten. Your service to Law Enforcement goes without saying, is greatly appreciated. May God Bless your family & friends during this time of loss.

Chief Roger Green

Chief Roger Green
Kibler Police Department Kibler Arkansas

January 28, 2009

I was greatly saddened to hear of the death of Chief Larry Blagg. On behalf of the West Memphis Police Department, please extend our deepest sympathy to Tammy,Cody and the entire Blagg family. We as members of the law enforcement family, experience and share with you the loss of Chief Blagg. Larry was a great guy and a great leader of his department.I know he offen spoke of of his son and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Asst. Chief Mike Allen
West Memphis Police Department

January 28, 2009

God Bless you Chief and may you rest in peace in God's loving arms. Know you will never be forgotten and you'll remain a hero forever,

With deepest respect,
Kim Weigand

Kim Weigand

January 28, 2009

I am sorry for your loss. God Bless and rest in peace.

SPA Mario Guerrero
US Border Patrol

January 28, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers at this difficult time. Rest in peace knowing that your dedication and sacrifice will always be remembered.

Linda Lamm - LEO wife and sister of
Jay Balchunas EOW 11.05.04

January 28, 2009

Rest in Peace Chief

OFFICER
PSLPD (FL)

January 28, 2009

Rest in peace, Chief. Thank you for your service and for going the extra mile to serve your community.

D3
LAPD

January 28, 2009

I never met this part of my wife's family but Larry was spoken of with great admiration. Our prayers go out to his family, friends and colleagues.


ASCENSION

And if I go,
while you're still here
Know that I live on,
vibrating to a different measure
-behind a thin veil you cannot
see through,
You will not see me,
so you must have faith,
I wait for the time when we can
soar together again,
-both aware of each other.
Until then, live your life to its
fullest.
And when you need me,
Just whisper my name in your heart,
---I will be there.


Rest in Peace, Brother…

Brenda Jarrett Cohn - Cousin

Corporal Gregory A. Cohn
Florida Highway Patrol - St. Augustine

January 28, 2009

My prayers are with the Blagg family. May God be with you all and guide you all through this difficult time. A hero who we will never forget.

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

Anonymous

January 28, 2009

Chief Blagg,
Thank you for your dedicated service to the citizens of Trumann Arkansas and your leadership to the Trumann Police Department. May GOD bless your family, friends, and co-workers.

Corporal D. W. Reichhardt
Waverly, Va. Police Department

January 28, 2009

Rest in Peace Chief

Deputy John Latour (retired)
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office

January 28, 2009

REST IN PEACE BROTHER. YOU ARE A TRUE HERO.

Deputy J.Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office

January 28, 2009

Rest in Peace and go with God!

Deboarh Latham
Family

January 28, 2009

Rest in Peace and go with God!

Deboarh Latham
Family

January 28, 2009

"WINGS"

Your life was full and had so much meaning,
you never dwelled on the chance of leaving.
Facing each day with a possible threat,
and not one moment lived with a regret.

So many people see but don't understand,
that you protect and serve in a not so perfect land.
There wasn't time for you to say good-bye,
but I can hear you clearly saying -- 'Please don't cry'.

Your life has been rich and sweet,
you'll be missed by your brothers and sisters on the street.
You don't have to face another hassle,
now you can go live in your own little castle.

Getting your wings up in the sky,
where one day you'll teach us all to fly.

Geneva, Chad & Jaxon Houts
Cousin of MPD Keith E. Houts E.O.W 9/30/06

Geneva, Chad, Jaxon Houts

January 28, 2009

Thank you, Chief Blagg, for your service to all Arkansans and all US citizens. Your efforts to help your community during this terrible ice storm are appreciated and I am just so sorry about the accident. Your dedication and efforts are appreciated and you will not be forgotten. Rest in peace, HERO!

Janice Brown
Conway, Arkansas

Janice Brown
civilian

January 28, 2009

May you rest in peace. You died doing your job, to protect and serve. God bless all police officers.

Anonymous

January 28, 2009

God bless you and your family, I am so sorry for the loss. Rest in Peace. Gone but not forgotten

Criminal Investigator
Marion County Texas DA's Office

January 28, 2009

Chief Blagg thank you for your willingness to serve your fellowman. God bless you and your loved ones. Rest in peace my brother.

State Constable J.L. Green
S.C. State Constables

January 28, 2009

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.

January 28, 2009

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