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Police Officer Andrew Jordan Rameas

Harker Heights Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, December 20, 2010

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Reflections for Police Officer Andrew Jordan Rameas

The wicked flee where no man pursueth, but the righteous are bold as a lion
Proverbs 28:1

You are never forgotten RIP SIR


December 28, 2010

Another hero lost too early doing his job. God bless his family, the department and all those who wear a badge. His mark will be left on many who thank him for his service to his country and his department. Rest well, hero.

Mom of an officer
Co Springs, PD

December 27, 2010

Another hero lost too early doing his job. God bless his family, the department and all those who wear a badge. His mark will be left on many who thank him for his service to his country and his department. Rest well, hero.

Mom of an officer
Co Springs, PD

December 27, 2010

To the friends and family of Officer Andrew J. Rameas,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. As we begin our careers in the law enforcement field, we take a moment to remember those who came before us. May you find peace during this Christmas season and in the years to come.

Session 49
Zone Five Police Academy, NY

Session 49
Zone Five Police Academy

December 27, 2010

RIP Brother Andrew.

May God bless and be with your family, co-workers and friends at this very difficult time.

Det Bevenour
Gettysburg Police Department

December 26, 2010

God Bless you sir.

Rick F.
Ret. CO

December 26, 2010

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. Matthew 5:9

Gordon Hobbs
NC Game Warden

December 25, 2010

To the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Andrew Rameas: My deepest sympathies to you because of this accident and your loss. I am sure your loved one was an outstanding person who has left a meaningful legacy for others.

Sgt. Scott Bodah
Syracuse, New York Police Department

December 25, 2010

My sincerest sympathy to the family and friends of Police Officer Andrew Rameas as well as to the Harker Heights Police Department. Rest in peace Officer Rameas, you are gone but will not be forgotten...

Dispatcher Sue Rusch
Punta Gorda PD, Punta Gorda FL

December 25, 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 (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

December 25, 2010

Rest in peace brother. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and fellow officers of your agency.

Deputy J.D. Knepp
Brevard County Sheriff's Office, Florida

December 24, 2010


It sounds like thunder far away, but the skies are blue and bright...
And soon they crest the hill nearby, and ride into our sight.
They shake the ground with powerful sound, and they make some hearts beat fast...
They look so proud and noble, like Knights come from the past.

Side by side, they always ride, and seem to move as one...
From early in the morning light, to the setting of the sun.
And children point and wave to them, from cars that pass them by...
And young ones ask their parents, why the men have mirrors for eyes.

They ride the roads, and fight for good, and defend small ones like you...
They ask to ride, and do with pride, and sometimes they are few.
Like men of steel, on Silver Wings, they sparkle in the light...
then with a roar and rumble, they ride out of our sight.

Sometimes when one has fallen, never to ride again...
You can hear the others calling, like thunder on the wind.
Side by side, they slowly ride, and their thunder is a mournful sound...
And the mirrors hide their eyes from us, when teardrops fall to ground.

So if you see one riding, and you look into his face...
You see your reflection in his eyes, you know that you are safe.
For motormen are a special breed, they love to ride the wind...
And when you hear the thunder boom, the fallen ones ride again.


Author Unknown

Rest in Peace, Motorman…

Motor officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano, TX

December 24, 2010



December 24, 2010

Officer Rameas, you will not be forgotten! R.I.P.

Deputy Sheriff
Livingston County (Il) Sheriff's Ofc.

December 24, 2010

To the Parents and the Department:

My heart breaks knowing another family is in pain. May it help in some small way knowing others care and are praying for you during this most difficult time.

Kay D. Wood
Mother of Deputy Marshal Glen Denning DeVanie

December 24, 2010



December 23, 2010

Thankyou for your service, you are a hero for us all to look up too. God bless your family during these tragic times.


December 23, 2010

Rest in peace brother...To Officer Andrew J Rameas I render a final salute.

North Greenbush, NY PD

December 23, 2010

rest in peace brother and ride the sky's for us

Pof. J. M. Douglas # 1917
Montgomery Police Department, Al 2nd Shift Motors

December 23, 2010

My heartfelt prayers go out to the family and loved ones of Officer Rameas, and to the Harker Heights Police Department in the loss of their fellow officer and friend. May God touch each of you with his peace and loving care at this time.


December 23, 2010

Rest in peace, your sacrifice will never be forgotten.......

Detective Edward Carlile
Northfield PD (OH)

December 23, 2010

Andrew, you were a great friend and I will never forget you. You were a great cop and I know how much you loved your job. Thank you for serving and protecting our community and our country. I am going to miss you, love you Andrew.


December 23, 2010

thoughts and prayers with the family during this Christmas season.


December 23, 2010

Rest in peace soldier and officer. I will never understand. Faith in God is the only answer I have found after such a loss. Heaven needed another soldier in the battle against the darkness. Dear Lord.

May strength be yours in this difficult time.

Tears and respect.


December 23, 2010

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Officer Rameas as well as the brotherhood at Harker Heights Police Department. May you rest in God's eternal peace our brother!

Detective Mark Techmanski
City of Syracuse (NY) Police Department

December 23, 2010

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