Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer David Aaron Haynes

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, March 24, 2010

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Reflections for Police Officer David Aaron Haynes

David, How the years fly by without you. I have been living in this world for twelve years since you were taken from us and no sir, don't like it very much at all without you in it. I miss your goofiness, I miss your serious side. I just plain miss you.


March 24, 2022

So when I was 9 years old I was shot in the chest by a .45 pistol and the officer that arrived on the scene was David Haynes and he drove me to the hospital because the ambulance was taking so long we got there quickly and without him I wouldn’t be alive today I thank him and send loving prayers to his family and his wife❤️

Julian Gabbard
He saved me

September 1, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Haynes.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 1, 2020

David, Missing you so much this Mother's Day. You always made me laugh. It just came natural to you. You were a goof, you were a chameleon, you were tough, you were kind, you were stern, you were gentle. I still look for you at my door calling our helloooooo the way you did, I can still hear your voice sometimes. I miss your stories, they were always the best.

Janet Haynes-Evans
Mom to Fallen Officer David A Haynes
EOW 03/24/2010

May 12, 2020

I miss you so very much, David. This will never make sense to me. It will always break my heart.


May 3, 2020

Officer Haynes,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC in Iraq. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO;former Marine

United States Border Patrol

March 24, 2020

9-28-17 David, Another Birthday, you would have been 35, wow. I cherish every birthday we had together. I am so grateful that I got to see the man you had become. A fine son, brother, husband, uncle, friend. But every birthday that passes since you were taken from us, I am reminded of all the potential that you were not able to reach. All the life circumstances that we have missed you during. Oh!, just to hear you call out at my door, "Mom? Hellooooooo?????? I want to hear you tell me a story, complete with gestures and dramatics again. I know someday we will be together again. But in the meantime, I miss you so much. - Love you always, MOM <3


September 30, 2017

David,I still Miss you every minute of every day. Hoping you are watching over me. You were such a fine young man. I am so sad that I will never hear another story or hear your laughter again in this earthly home. I am so proud of the man you were.

Your Mom

February 10, 2017

I am wearing a wristband today in remembrance of officer David A. Haynes in the Wheels of Justice bike ride near Conroe, Texas. God bless this fallen officer and his family and protect those serving to protect us.

Supporter of law enforcement

October 17, 2015

Dear Ms. Haynes,
I remember first meeting you as I hugged you and attempted to extend my sorrow. The only words I could speak were "Thank you for your son and his service. For you see, but for the grace of God go I. Tonight my only son stands at your sons feet." My heart still breaks for you and your family. I pray no other mother will feel your pain.
RIP Officer David Haynes

Mother of a LEO.

May 11, 2015

Semper fi. Devil dog!

Corporal Reuben Vrolijk
Division of corrections

March 24, 2015


Pretty crazy it's been five years. I think of you often.


March 24, 2015

Hey David,

Was just thinking about you today.

Love Ya,


March 20, 2015

Thinking about you, Haynes. Be well and keep our SLMPD brethren safe.

Former SLMPD

March 29, 2014

I will never forget this day...

You are a true hero David!

Police Officer
Lilburn Ga Police/Former SLMPD

March 24, 2014

Happy birthday Marine!!

P.O. Brian Foster

November 10, 2013

Hello I am memorializing this officer in a project for school. If anybody knew him personally and would like to email me and tell me about his character, personality, any stories you have of him, please email me in the next week or so I'd love to memorialize him in the best way possible. Thankyou!

Bella Pizzo

October 17, 2013

You, My Son, made me so proud. I am glad I got to see the man you grew up to be, and I am heartbroken, that I didn't get to keep you longer. You did what you loved, you protected people and gave them hope. You made people accountable for their actions. A mother could not ask more from her son if he lived to be one hundred. You have many, many, friends and family who love and miss you dearly.

Mother highest possible rank :-)

March 24, 2013

Thinking of all of your loved ones and close friends today. You are a true hero and heroes never die. Thank you for your service to others and also to your Country.

Bob Gordon
Father of Fallen Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

March 24, 2013

It is hard to believe it has been 3-years now. You are an inspiration to all. I will see you on the other side my friend. "Goonies!"


March 24, 2013

You are missed by all and a day dosen't go by when I think about the fun we had in the training academy in corrections when you 1st started with the city. Rest brother we still have you in our hearts.

CTO James L. Harris Sr
St. Louis City Corrections, Missouri

December 15, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the seconf anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. I will always remember hearing the news coverage that day of the tragic news. I am praying for the solace of all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever, Your family is in my heart's embrace today.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 24, 2012


Your memory will forever live on and you will never be forgotten. Thank you for watching over all of us. "Goonies!"


March 24, 2012

Haynes, I was just thinking about you. I can't believe it's been almost two years. Even though I'm no longer with the Dept., I still think about you and your family on a daily basis. You were the funniest and most caring person I've ever met. I miss ya buddy. RIP.

Former PO Kyle Howerton

March 12, 2012

Dave you were my best friend here. I loved working with you and the everyday joking and laughter that came with it. I still talk to mama Haynes and your wife Stephanie on a weekly basis. You are so very missed. FYI I finally got transferred to the second district where we were supposed to be everyday partners. RIP buddy.


P.O. Douglas Lindhorst
St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department (close friend)

December 9, 2011

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