Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer William Dexter Hammond

Headland Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Friday, April 24, 2009

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Reflections for Police Officer William Dexter Hammond

God Bless Officer Hammond, his family, and fellow officers. Thank you for your service Sir, you will never be forgotten.

Police Officer

May 2, 2009

Sir, you are a true hero. The ultimate call of an officer down and in need of emergency assistance is something we all dread and hope never happens. You died coming to the aid of a fallen brother. For that sir I wish to say thank you and may you rest in peace! You ar a hero!

S.P.D. Retired

May 1, 2009

My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Police Officer Dexter Hammond and to the entire Headland Police Department. Thank you Sir for your years of service, dedication, and ultimate sacrifice to your community.

Ofc. Eric Chiang
San Francisco Police Department

May 1, 2009

Godspeed Sir...Go in Peace

Ptn. R. Murphy

April 30, 2009

Thank you for your service. The circumstances surrounding the end of your tour of duty shows the kind of character you had. The City of Headland lost a true hero.

Inv. Bryan Cavenaugh
Tifton Police Dept. C.I.D.

April 30, 2009

Office Hammond 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

April 29, 2009

Our hearts are broken and our tears are flowing....Officer Dexter Hammond you are Our Hero!!! Your sacrifice will NEVER BE FORGOTTEN!!! My our Lord Jesus stay close to your family as they walk on this Earth with you no longer here with them. You died trying to save a fellow officer You are Brave and Selfless!

Kathy Stevenson wife of
Sgt. Howard K. Stevenson EOW 1/9/2005

April 29, 2009

Dexter was a great guy . I had the honor to work side by side with him.. I stopped by Headland and joked around with him and his Chief the day before the shooting. I had the chance to shake the hand of a GREAT MAN one last time that thursday. Dexter you and your family will always be in our Hearts.... RIP BOTHER !!

Deputy Tony Smith
Barbour County Sheriffs Dept.

April 29, 2009

You are truly a in peace.

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

April 29, 2009

My heartfelt sympathy to Police Officer Dexter Hammond family and friends and to the Headland Police Department.

Robert Wigton #9516
San Antonio Park Police

Patrolman Robert Wigton # 9516
San Antonio Park Police

April 29, 2009

On behalf of everyone at Metropolitan Public Safety -
San Diego, California.
I, would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Police Officer Dexter Hammond.
Thank you for your service to the Community of Headland, and our country.

Corporal Mangano I.D. # 1107
Metropolitan Public Safety - San Diego
Field Training Officer / Patrol Division


April 29, 2009

To Family & Friends of Officer Hammond,
We are so very sorry for your loss and we know that there are no words that can take away your pain but we pray that God will cover you in His love and give you the strength that you need to face each new day to come. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Tammy Persin
Mother of Fallen Military Police Officer
Pfc Brian Thomas Gleason 8/9/2000


April 29, 2009

Rest In Peace, Officer Hammond.

Lt T Carr

April 29, 2009

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his brother. John 15:13
Godspeed Officer Hammond! You paid a price that no officer should ever have to pay.

Ashley Whaley
Wife of Dothan Police Department K-9 Handler

April 28, 2009

Rest in peace brother. Headland PD and the families are in my prayers.

PCO Meredith Stokley
Alabama State Troopers

April 28, 2009

Officer Hammond,

Rest in peace brother.

Detective Dave Howell
Plano,Texas Police Dept-Auto Theft

April 28, 2009

God bless you Officer Hammond. You sacrificed your life for a brother. You are a true hero and we will always honor your memory.

Trooper M. Rockwell
Oregon State Police

April 28, 2009

I was at your funeral today, Rest in Peace brother.

Roderick Chambers POIII
State of Alabama Pardons and Paroles

April 28, 2009

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

Officer Thomas Wiederhold
Fort Worth Texas Police

April 28, 2009

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

Police Officer D. Kirk #309
Round Lake Heights PD (IL)

April 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 Police Officer Dexter Hammond. Rest in Peace Brother, We now have the Watch.

Town of Camillus Police Department, Central New York

April 28, 2009

This incident is truly tragic, but it serves as a perfect example of the selfless of Dexter Hammond and thousands of law enforcement officers daily who put their lives on the line to come to the aid of others in need. My God bless his family, his department, his co-workers and his friends.

Special Agent

April 28, 2009

May god bless you and your family through these hard times. RIP my Brother.....

Officer Marc Sweeney #136
Denton Texas Police Department

April 28, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with those 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

April 28, 2009

Thank you, Officer Hammond, for your service to the people of Alabama and the United States. Your dedication and efforts are appreciated and will not be forgotten. Rest in peace, HERO!

Janice Brown
Conway, Arkansas

Janice Brown

April 27, 2009

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