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Officer David Lamar Curtis

Tampa Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, June 29, 2010

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Reflections for Officer David Lamar Curtis

Officer Curtis,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your fellow Officer who was also killed in that incident for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Tampa. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

June 29, 2020

Well....it's coming up on 10 years. Two of your four sons are now graduated. One is in college. Three are driving. Time does not slow down.

Mitch is a Sergeant now. He can blow up toilets in the department and still manage to make rank. You would be proud of him. Foley PD is proud of him.

We gather Monday at TPD to remember you. Riots are occurring all over Tampa. People hate the police there. But, you and Jeff will NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. Your niece, Jordan, has a running commentary on Instagram in support of Police. She has grown up watching her mother (your twin) and me work hard with Concerns of Police Survivors. She sees the injustice and disrespect for the job you loved so much. You would be proud of her.

We miss you. We talk about you daily. Love mom

Cindy Hatcher
Alabama Concerns of Police Survivors
Mother of Officer David L Curtis, Tampa PD
EOW 6/29/2010

June 23, 2020

My son,
You are remembered. Every day I see references on social media about you. Today is 9 years. I am so sad you haven't gotten to see your sons grow up. They are growing into wonderful young men. Kelly has done a fine job raising them. You would be so proud. Your sister has done well but misses you so much. Me and your dad keep on keeping on with a weight on our hearts. You will live on. Love you.

Cindy Hatcher
Mother

June 29, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Curtis.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 28, 2019

Every time we loose an Officer I relive your death. Lost an officer in Biloxi last night. Remember when you worked Katrina over there? I cherish those pictures of you. I wish people would respect the job you and other officers give your lives to. Your memory lives on. Another mother's day rolls around. Love, mom

Cindy Hatcher
Alabama Concerns of Police Survivors
Mother of Officer David L Curtis, Tampa PD
EOW 6/29/2010

May 6, 2019

I worked with David at the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office. He was my partner for the last year before leaving to join the Tampa Police department. I was the old Deputy and he was the new young one. I was so very proud of him, and if I ever had a son, I would wish that he would be just like David. Several cell phones later, I still have his original number. I cant bring myself to delete it.

Deputy David Ross. Retired
Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office

November 30, 2018

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

October 2, 2018

Rest easy my brother. You and your partner have paid the ultimate price, and are in God's hands. Both your memories will always be alive in your loving families hearts, as well as your coworkers.
May all who knew and loved you are blessed and forever safe from harm.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

June 29, 2018

Praying for your family, today. The loss of a parent is incredibly painful, but even worse when it feels as though it wasn't their time. I pray your boys feel the love of the Heavenly Father as they aspire to be a man of character & courage like their earthly father.

"Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13

Anonymous CO
FDOC Sumter CI

June 29, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. You are honored and remembered on the 8th anniversary of your EOW. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

June 29, 2018

You will Never Be Forgotten... Rest In Peace Brother

Police Officer Chris Casella
Retired NYPD 90-02

June 29, 2018

David,
It has been almost eight years....still doesn’t seem real sometimes. Not a day goes by I don’t think about you.

Autumn

June 19, 2018

Officer David Lamar Curtis will never ever be forgotten. Thank you for your services. May your soul rest in Heaven, and may God bless your family.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police - Troop D

February 17, 2018

Although we never met, I have had the honor of working with the mother of Deputy Curtis through the COPS organization, local Victim Vigil and LE Memorial. As we plan this year's events we honor and remember the sacrifices of David and his partner Officer Kocab and the loss to their families and their community. You are not forgotten. See you men on the high ground.

Howard Eddy

Admin Chief
Baldwin County District Attorney's Office

February 19, 2016

It's been 5 years and still doesn't seem real. I still remember all the crazy stuff we'd get into and fun times we had. I miss you buddy, see you on the other side.

Mitch

June 30, 2015

Rest in Peace, blue bro.

Caporale Francesco Salvini
Guardie federali di confine Svizzere

June 29, 2015

RIP brothers.

SSA Rod Trip, retired
FBI

May 31, 2014

Rest in Peace Brother

Corporal B.P. SULLIVAN
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

May 31, 2014

Rest in Peace.

Sgt. Jim Russo

May 18, 2014

David, I didn't get to spend enough time with you while you were alive. I am very thankful for the times we did share together. You left this world a much better place. I know you would have done so much more, but for the time you were here, you touched many lives, did so much good, and brought good life, into this world. You will live on through your sons and in the hearts of every life you touched! I love you, I miss you, and I know you're always keeping an eye or two on us! Rest In Peace now. Love, Christy

SSgt Crystal D. Dunkin, USAF Retired
Love, Aunt Christy

November 20, 2013

Your murderer was found guilty today. Rest in peace. You will never be forgotten.

citizen
Tampa

November 16, 2013

I didn't know you well, but I was blessed to have known you at all. You are still deeply missed by all of us and we still keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

Deputy D. Turner
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

December 16, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the second anniversary year 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 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. Rest In Peace

I pray for the solace of all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Thanks to your family and friends for sharing their devotion to you through their reflections.

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

December 12, 2012

Mrs. Curtis and boys, may you know that we have not forgotten your hero and that we will never forget the sacrifice that you and your hero made for all of us. May God continue to be with each and everyone of you and continue to guide you all through these troubled times. Continue to rest in peace Officer Curtis, we will never forget....

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

June 29, 2012

God Bless you both. The world is worse without you and Officer Kocab.

Officer Anderson #3476
Fort Worth Police

April 21, 2012

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