Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Robert Leo Britton, Jr.

Smith County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Monday, March 28, 2011

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Robert Leo Britton, Jr.

RIP sir, you will never ever be forgotten.

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

July 30, 2022

I was at the place, i witnessed this accident, Rest in peace brothers in blue.

CABaker2012 CABaker2012

November 13, 2021

Deputy Sheriff Britton,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Smith County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

March 28, 2021

Rest in heavenly peace

Mark Mottola

March 28, 2020

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Britton.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 28, 2019

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

September 18, 2018

Thank you for your service to the public

Edwin Gonzalez Sgt. Retired
NYS Park Police

May 17, 2017

I still miss my friend

Police Officer iv

April 17, 2016

I miss you My Brother! You are gone but always on my mind and in my heart. This world is definitely less bright without you in it. You touched my life and many others!! You will nerver be forgotten. Love you!!

Deputy Detail Leader Glenn B. Barnes
Protective Detail U.S. Embassy Kabul,Afghanistan

May 13, 2013


"Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends."
John 15:13
Yesterday I had the honor of meeting Deputy Robert Britton’s lovely wife and daughter at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington DC. God bless you and your family and thank you for your service and sacrifice Deputy Britton.

Chief Paul Philipps
Parsippany Police Department

May 13, 2013

Rest In Peace

John Ruth,AEMD Communications Specialist
MOMR, Farmers Branch,TX

October 6, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the second 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 pray for solace for all those who love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Rest In Peace

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

March 29, 2012

RIP Deputy Smith. Godspeed. I will be riding in honor of your service and sacrifice in the 2012 Police Unity Tour from May9th-12th. If anyone from Deputy Smith's family or department would like to contact me so I can meet them at the wall in Washington DC, please contact me:
or call the Branchburg Police Department

Ptl. Robert Stober
Branchburg Township Police Department (NJ)

March 23, 2012

Thank you for your service Sir, RIP

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

February 15, 2012

35 years of friendship... I know Robert would have preferred not to leave his family and friends. But, I'm glad I don't have a human to hate for taking him from me. A cow? Really?

Robert, are making me laugh again. I miss you all the time, I miss you still. I know you are driving that Chevelle around the lines on the highway of heaven. Stop looking in the rearview mirror!


November 26, 2011

Hey bro...I have really missed our Wednesday night 25's..There are so many things that I need to tell you.. I am sure you already know though. You have the best seat in the house(looking down upon us). Just wanna tell you thank you again for the service that you gave us and the inspiration you gave me. Often times do I think about you and I know one day we will meet again! You are missed greatly my friend but in a better place. Miss ya bro!! BTW, remind me to tell you the new jokes I have..

Lindale Police Dept (TX)

August 30, 2011


coleman wiggins
smith county sheriff's department/ grew up around his kids. known him

July 29, 2011

I come to the ODMP often to remember my late fiancé Dennis. Every time I come here it breaks my heart to know that yet another officer has fallen and that yet another family has to live their lives without the officer they loved. My heart goes out to everyone who knew and loved Deputy Britton. Know that you are not alone in the "journey" that you walk. Should you ever need anything please don't hesitate to contact me. (The Davis Co. Sheriff's Office in Iowa will always know how to reach me. I can also be found on Face Book.) You will be in my thoughts.

From reading the reflections left for Robert, he sounds like he was a great man with a beautiful spirit. Those of you who knew him in life were so blessed to have been able to share in it. I hope that you will all continue to find a way to celebrate and remember Robert's life and the MAN that he was. Remember that Robert's life was about so much more than the way he died. Robert will continue to live on as long as we continue to remember him.

Deputy Britton, thank you for helping to make this world a little safer for us all. YOU will not be forgotten. Please continue to watch over all of us as only you can. If you happen to bump into my late fiancé Dennis up there give him a big hug for me and the kids. It's been eight years and he's still very much missed and forever loved.

Wishing you brighter and better days,

Jocelyne :)

"Forever Remembering 26-3"

Jocelyne Brar (Winnipeg, MB Canada)
Fiancée of Deputy Dennis R. McElderry (EOW: 01/03/03)

April 14, 2011

Deputy Sheriff Britton,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Smith County. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



April 8, 2011

Deputy Britton,

Thank you for your service and sacrifice for the people of Smith County. May God, through His Son, Jesus Christ, bless you and be with you and your family always.
You will not be forgotten.

Aux. Deputy Shaver
Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office

April 8, 2011

Rest in peace, Brother.

Police Officer
Chicago Police Dept.

April 8, 2011

My sincerest sympathy to the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Robert Britton as well as to the Smith County Sheriff's Office. R.I.P Sir!

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

April 6, 2011

My family would like to send our condolences to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of Deputy Sheriff Robert Britton~ you're in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time. May God give you the strength to carry on and help heal your hearts. May you find comfort and support with those around you. God bless you and rest in peace, Deputy Sheriff Britton.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of a fallen MI P.O. eow 2004

April 6, 2011

You fought the good fight, rest in peace Brother. May God show his mercy and grace on your family, friends, and coworkers

Det. John Creamer
Daytona Beach Police

April 5, 2011

Rest in peace brother.

Ohio State Highway Patrol

April 4, 2011

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