Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer David Scott Crawford

St. Petersburg Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Monday, February 21, 2011

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Reflections for Police Officer David Scott Crawford

Rest in peace, Brother. Your family and your fellow officers with St Petersburg Police Department have the support of all in law enforcement during this difficult time.

New York State Police

February 23, 2011

25 yrs of service....he spent his whole life making ours safer..RIP over the rest of us

Baltimore County Police Dept, Md

February 23, 2011

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

Officer Thomas Wiederhold, Retired
Fort Worth Texas PD

February 23, 2011

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the sons of God" Matthew 5:9 NIV. Officer Crawford placed his life and safety between evil and the community he served. He will always be remembered as a true hero. We know how our brothers and sisters with the St.Pete PD feel, as Tampa PD has lost three officers recently who were also gunned down by those who would commit evil instead of good. Our thoughts and prayers are with Officer Crawford's wife, daughter, family and friends.

Tampa Police Department

February 23, 2011

I am not in law enforcement but my heart aches for the loss of another police officer. You choose to uphold the laws of our land and protect us. To give your life is the ultimate sacrifice. You all have a special bond with each other that has no agency or location boundaries. It makes me as a average citizen very grateful and thankful to each of you. There is now another special "enforcement" angel watching over each and every one of us. May you all find peace and continue on doing a very important job. God Bless!


February 23, 2011

The men and women of Lakewood PD stand strong beside you and walk alongside of you in your sorrow. Once again, the Thin Blue Line has grown a little thinner, and must grieve another hero lost. Rest easy my brother.

Sgt. Thom Stewart
Lakewood (WA) PD

February 23, 2011

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. My condolences to your family, friends and coworkers of the St. Petersburg Police Department. May you rest in peace.

Off. William F. Shields
Federal Reserve Police/Philadelphia - Retired/Haverford Police

February 23, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with Officer Crawford's family, fellow officers and friends. Rest in peace and may the Lord bless and comfort your family and friends during this difficult time.

Chief Jack Cavanaugh
Lee County Port Authority PD

February 23, 2011

Another Officer, just doing his job and paying the ultimate sacrifice and for what a community that does not care and the paranoid feeling you get with your own administration. God rest Crawfords soul,I hope that no life, scumbag of human waste, gets what he deserves. I would like to see him get the death sentence, but the supreme court sais it's cruel and unusual, to put a teenager to death, what about the life taken and the the family that has to grieve his lost.


February 23, 2011

His Judgment Day:
The officer stood and faced his God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shinning, Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, Officer, How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek To my church have you been true?"
The officer squared his shoulder and said, "No, Lord, I guess I aint, Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays, And at times my talk was rough, And sometimes I've been violent Because the streets are tough.
But I never took a penny That wasn't mine to keep.. Though I worked a lot of overtime, when the bills got too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help Though at times I shook with fear. And sometimes, God forgive me, I've wept an unmanly tear.
I know I don't deserve a place among the people here. They never wanted me around except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here, Lord, it needn't be so grand. I never expected or had too much, But if you don't...I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne, where the saints often trod. As the officer waited quietly for the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, Officer. You've borne your burdens well. Come walk a beat on heaven's streets, You've done your time in hell"

Author unknown

May God be with everyone

Motor Officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano, TX

February 23, 2011

Rest easy my brother. You have a new beat to patrol in heavin! May God bless you and your family in this trying time.

Retired Patrolman Paul Savaria #141
Ridgewood Police Village of Ridgewood, NJ

February 23, 2011

Rest in peace brother. I pray in time your family and agency finds peace in your passing.

Enjoy patrol on the streets of heaven. I will see you up there one day.

Police Officer II Dan Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

February 23, 2011

To the family, friends, and collegues of Officer Crawford. We would like to send our deepest sympathies to you during this difficult time. We are sadden by your loss.

Session 50
Zone 5 Police Academy, NY

February 23, 2011

The thoughts and prayers of the Pinellas Park Police Department are with the family of Ofc. Crawford and the entire St. Petersburg Police Department.

Pinellas Park Police Department

February 23, 2011

Sir, thank you for your service and for being willing to risk your life daily to keep others safe. To our police family in St. Petersburg, God bless you all, and know that today your brothers and sisters in blue are mourning along with you. RIP brother...

Sergeant Greg Copeland
Fort Smith Police Department, Fort Smith, AR

February 23, 2011

To have the great attitude he had after 25 years on the job speaks highly of the type of person he was.
You will be missed by many.


February 23, 2011

Avenue of the Fallen

Standing at attention in their class “A“ uniforms, badges gleaming and shoes like glass, are your brothers and sisters of Law Enforcement. All of whom have previously paid the ultimate price.
Today, like many others, they welcome you to this wonderful place. As you march down the Avenue of the Fallen, all eyes focus on you as if to say its ok you’re with your eternal partners. A salute is followed and a tear can be seen on so many faces.
Welcome, you served well.
Now come join us in the ranks, another is coming home.

A brother law enforcement officer

Sheriff Jim Weaver (Ret.) LAPD (Ret.)
Jerome County, Idaho (Ret.)

February 23, 2011

Your brothers/sisters of the Tampa Police Department grieve with you and will continue to stand alongside you. The tremendous loss our agencies have suffered leaves a void with us all. We will continue to serve with pride to honor those we have lost.

May God bless Officer Crawford's family and members of the St. Petersburg Police Department.

Officer Shane Gadoury
Tampa Police Department

February 23, 2011

Officer Crawford, our deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family from your entire LE family. You will never be forgotten. God bless you and the St. Petersburgh Police Dept.

Patrolman Sal Sanchez
Cranston PD RI.

February 23, 2011

God bless the family, friends & Department of this hero. He was doing a job for all these years that most would run from. You cannot imagine what this heritage has seen. Bless all the heros who wear a badge only to be shot at, disrespected, but do it day in & day out. May the family warm themselves in the fact they were loved by a HERO!

Moth of a Sgt

February 23, 2011

When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous have a refuge - Proverbs 14:32

RIP Officer Crawford. My heart goes out to all who love and miss you. And to your brothers and sisters in blue, who've already been through so much. It's hard to lose a member, let alone 3 in one month.

Stay safe everyone.

Constable Amanda Pandolfi #1249
York Regional Police, Ontario Canada

February 23, 2011

To venture into the unknown in an effort to make our world a safer place, God Speed Brother.

Lt White

February 23, 2011

The officers and families of the Denver Police Department, District Five, wish to extend our condolences and to let you all know that we are saddened by your passing and wish your family, friends and coworkers Peace in this time of mourning.

Matthew 5:9 Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God.

Rest in Peace Brother!

Sgt. J. Brake
Denver Police Department, Colorado

February 23, 2011

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer David S. Crawford. Another Hero taken too soon. May God comfort you and your family as you go and touch the face of God.
Your service and sacrifice and bravery to the citizens of St. Petersburg Florida will not be forgotten. God Speed and God Bless. Rest in Peace Sir.

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

VIPS 750 Jeff Claybern
Alexandria Kentucky Police Department

February 23, 2011

R.I.P. WARRIOR - My prayers are with the family friends and fellow LEO's. Your tour of duty is done. We'll take it from here.


February 23, 2011

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