Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Robert Brandon Paudert

West Memphis Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Thursday, May 20, 2010

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Reflections for Sergeant Robert Brandon Paudert

Brave, Brave Soul. RIP Sir.
RAFANON. 200 Weeks Blogger.


May 23, 2010

You bros in blue have seen justice done
Prayers to your family, friends and co-workers

R Eberhart partner to Royce Anderson
EOW 10/26/1981 Harris Cty Sheriff Dept, Harrris Cty Tx

May 23, 2010

Thoughts and Prayers for the families, the West Memphis PD and fellow officers. God Bless you all.

Sgt. John Peters
Louisiana State Police

May 22, 2010

God Bless the family of this HERO. Such a senseless, cowardly deed committed by scum. May the fellow officers of this hero get thru this time of deep sorrow. God Bless all the heros in blue who go about their duty to uphold the law for we citizens. Stay safe to his fellow men in blue and Lord, please get this little family thru the days and weeks ahead as they try to understand this unspeakable act.

Mom of CO Springs Officer

May 22, 2010

For Sergeant Brandon Paudert
Officer Bill Evans:

The assignment of patrol is one of the most dangerous tours-of-duty that any law officer engages in his job. Nobody who patrols can ever be more at risk, on a daily basis, knowing that each shift could well be his or her last. Time and again the sudden case of resistance and the tragedy that follows repeats itself. Each situation brings the clearest message that no law officer anywhere is without high risk.

We pray for Brandon and Bill, their families, friends, co-workers and those who care about them. We also pray for the lives of the Crittenden County sheriff and chief of patrol, and any others, who have been injured coming to the aid of fellow law officers. We pray for a full and quick recovery.

I am proud salute Sergeant Brandon Paudet and Officer Bill Evans of the West Memphis Police and our brothers of the Crittenden County SO.

Cpl. Ralph D. Fiorenza (Ret.)
Pennylvania State Police

May 22, 2010

"All minds clear" Brandon...God speed.

Officer Steve Shipman
XNA PD & ALETA classmate of Brandon's (2003)

May 22, 2010

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"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 whose 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

May 22, 2010

Gone, but never forgotten, Rest easy now my Brother in Law, your watch on earth is over. God please watch over, and tend to the loved ones left behind.......

Sgt. John L. Gulledge (Ret.)
Escambia CO Sheriff's Office Pensacola FL.

May 22, 2010



May 22, 2010

Prayers and condolences go out to OFC Paudert's family and to all the members of the West Memphis Poice Department.
R.I.P Sir!

Sgt Jean Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP-Service, Traffic Unit

May 22, 2010



May 22, 2010

To the Family of Brandon:

My prayers and condolances are with you all. I know Brandon is a real Hero to you and especially to his fellow lawenforcement family. I thank you, his family for your great sacrifice. I will never forget the chills I had when I heard on my radio "officer down". I pray that God will richley bless your family. Please know that I am here for you if you need me, I am a Constable for Desoto County MS.

Six years ago I was in the same boat you are in now. My son, Lt. Greg Medlin was killed in the line of duty. He was with the DeSoto County MS Sheriffs Department. Wish I could say the sorrow goes away but it doesn't. I remember Greg so many times a day and the fun person he was.

My thoughts and prayers are with you all in your great time of need, especially his children. Greg had two little girls and their lives were changed forever.

May God bless you all.

Liz Medlin
Mom / Constable

Liz Medlin
Mom / Constable

May 22, 2010

Brandon, know that I am here & will always be here for Kim. I am going to do everything I can to help her get through this. She is in a lot of pain..there's nothing anyone can do to take that away (ever), but I will do my best to help her through it. Rest in peace my brother.

Mrs. Mark Wesley Carthron
surviving spouse of Cpl. Mark Wesley Carthron

May 22, 2010

Sgt Paudert Thank you for your service and your commitment to the war on drugs! God bless your family and department brothers and sisters! Rest in Peace Brother!

J Parker K9/Criminal interdiction
Jefferson PD Georgia

May 22, 2010

Rest in peace brother! God Bless you and uour family.

Sgt. Michael Paciorek
Hampshire County Deputy Sheriff

May 22, 2010



May 22, 2010

My sympathy to the family and friends of Sgt Paudert. May he rest in peace.


May 22, 2010

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Sergeant Paudert. Another Hero taken too soon. May God comfort you and your family as you go and touch the face of God.
You will never be forgotten. God Speed and God Bless. Rest in Peace Sir.

May the children of Sergeant Paudert, know that their Daddy is a HERO who we will not forget and will forever be in his debt for all he has done for us. Sergeant Paudert. Thank You sir for your service and protection to us all, may you rest in Peace. God bless you and your family.

VIP Jeff Claybern 750
Alexandria Kentucky Police Department

May 22, 2010

Somebody killed a policeman today and a part of America died. Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. Mathew 5:9

Gordon Hobbs
NC Game Warden

May 22, 2010

The families of 1199 Inc. Would like to express our sorrow to the families, friends and the West Memphis Police Department Arkansas. Thank you Sergeant Paudert for your years of dedication and service. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those whose lives have been touched by this Sergeant. God's speed Sir.

Sgt. Jeff Caudill Imperial Valley
1199 Inc. For fallen officers

May 22, 2010

Rest in peace my brother and may God bless your family and friends.

Corporal Stewart Condley
Arkansas State Police

May 22, 2010

God Bless you sir.

Rick F.
Ret. CO

May 22, 2010

Prayers and thoughts go to the family of Sergeant Brandon Paudert, rest easy brother and godspeed.

Sergeant T. Cortez
Alvarado Police Department, Alvarado Texas

May 22, 2010

On behalf of all Arizona officers, dispatchers and the like, I extend our sincere sympathies to the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Paudert. Rest in peace our fallen hero.

A Cop on the Take

First he takes the oath.
Now look at all he takes...
He takes it in stride when people call him pig.
He takes time to stop and talk to children.
He takes your verbal abuse,
while giving you a ticket you really deserved.
He takes on creeps you would be afraid to even look at.
He takes time away from his family to keep you safe.
He takes your injured children to the hospital.
He takes the graveyard shift when it’s his turn.
He takes his life into his hands on a daily basis.
He takes you home when your car breaks down.
He takes time to explain why both your headlights have to work.
He take to job no one else wants - reporting that a loved one has died.
He takes criminals to jail.
He takes in sights that would make you cry.
Sometimes he cries too, but he takes it anyway
because someone has to.
If he is lucky, he takes retirement.
He takes memories to bed each night,
that you couldn't bear for even one day.
Sometimes, he takes a bullet.
And, yes, occasionally he may take a free cup of coffee.
Then one day he pays for all he has taken,
and God takes him.

Officer Nigel Williams
Paradise Valley Police Department

May 21, 2010

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

K-9 Officer Tom Summerville Jr
Eutaw Police Department

May 21, 2010

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