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, your service and sacrafice will not be forgotten!

Patrolman Jeff Tripp
Marion,Ma Police Dept

January 28, 2009

On behalf of the men and women of the Camillus Police Department, our deepest sympathies to the family, friends and co-workers of Chief of Police Larry Blagg. Rest in Peace Brother, We now have the Watch.

PBA
Town of Camillus Police Department, Central New York

January 28, 2009

Sorry to hear this news...I will be thinking of Chief Blagg and his family...

Det. Steve Carter
Bartlett PD

January 28, 2009

Rest In Peace, Chief Blagg.

Lt T Carr
NYPD

January 28, 2009

"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

January 28, 2009

Rest in peace. God bless Cheif Blagg, his family & his department.

Boomer

January 28, 2009

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

CPL II David Murphy
TX DPS

January 28, 2009

Chief Blagg,

Rest in peace brother.

Detective Dave Howell
Plano,Texas Police Dept-Auto Theft

January 28, 2009

Chief Blagg, may you rest in peace. You'll never be forgotten.

Sgt Richard Eckert
Town of Chester PD

January 28, 2009

Rest in Peace Sir. Were still cleaning up after the ice storm to the north here, and I was nervous about trees falling on us during clean up efforts. I know the job you were doing out there, and you have my respect.

GODSPEED!

Officer Aaron P. Sparks
Newbury NH Police Department

January 28, 2009

The Chief of Police moving tree branches. A true example of leadership. I'm sure many have benefited from your character. Thank you for your service to our country.

Emblem
Border Patrol Agent

January 28, 2009

Rest in peace Chief Blagg...

Lieutenant
Genesee County, Michigan

January 28, 2009

May God lay his healing hand upon the family and friends of Chief Blagg and may they know he will never be forgotten. Thank you Chief Blagg for your dedicated service to the people of Arkansas and the United States.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

January 28, 2009

God bless you and your family.

Officer

January 28, 2009

My heart goes out to Larry and his family. May God's Angel's wings wrap around them and comfort them at this time of sorrow. Heaven has just gained a Chief! Amen

SGT. Michael Paciorek
Hamp Cty Deputy Sheriff Dept.

January 28, 2009

Rest in peace....

Patrolman
Pennsylvania

January 28, 2009

The following is a Fallen Officer's Prayer that was found while a Pueblo Police Officer visited the N.Y.P.D. Museum & Ground Zero in 2005 Officer's Prayer

Fallen Officer’s Prayer

I Never Dreamed It Would Be Me.
My Name For All Eternity.
Recorded Here At This Hallowed Place.
Alas, My Name, No More My Face.
'In The Line of Duty' I Hear Them Say.
My Family Now The Price To Pay.
My Folded Flag Stained With Their
Tears.
We Only Had Those Few Short Years.
The Badge No Longer On My Chest.
I Sleep Now In Eternal Rest.
My Sword I Pass To Those Behind And
Pray They Keep This Thought In Mind.
I Never Dreamed It Would Be Me.
And With A Heavy Heart And Bended
Knee, I Ask For All Here From The
Past...
Dear God, Let My Name Be The Last.
Canon City, CO

Marilyn Robinson
KWLF radio

January 28, 2009

I'm sorry to hear about your lost.

Patrolman Vu Ngoc Pham
Fort Smith Police Department

January 28, 2009

Obviously you served your community right up to the end Chief! Rest easy now, we'll carry on from here. Prayers go out to the family/co-workers.

Officer Wilcoxson
Modest CA pd

January 28, 2009

My family would like to send our condolences to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of Chief Larry Blagg~ you're in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time. May God give you the strength to carry on and help heal your hearts. May you find comfort and support with those around you.
God bless you & rest in peace, Chief Blagg!

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of a fallen MI P.O. eow 2004

January 28, 2009

Your service to Gods children in Your community has been beyond the bounds of the average citizen and has been a lesson in servitude to all. God bless your work here and as you now serve with our Lord and Savior know you will never be forgotten by your brothers nad sisters in the badge and they will care for your family left behind. Your honor, your devotion and your integrity will long serve as examples of the best of the best. God bless, rest in peace.
In Christ, Tom Bradley, Arizona State Chaplain FOP

Tom Bradley, Retired
Phoenix AZ PD

January 28, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

K-9 Officer Tom Summerville Jr
Eutaw Police Department

January 28, 2009

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, REST IN PEACE.

N.J. TROOPER
NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

January 28, 2009

My condolences to the family and department of Chief Larry Blagg. Thank you for your service Sir. God Bless you and your family.

Anonymous

January 28, 2009

God Speed, Brother.

P.O.K.Murphy
Union PD, NJ

January 28, 2009

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