Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Brian Edward Hayden

Choctaw County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Thursday, April 19, 2012

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Brian Edward Hayden

Deputy Sheriff Hayden,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but also when you served with the USAF-especially during the Gulf War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

April 19, 2022

WA K-6 to NP K-6, fishing is never the same without you. Until we get back into that boat again, together, I miss you my friend.

Sgt. Scott Schatzer (Ret.)
USAF/Warr Acres PD

April 19, 2022

I’m not sure where 10 years has gone. For the first time in 10 years I won’t be in Oklahoma to visit. The things I would tell you, the stories I would share. Rest easy my dear friend.

Friend - Coworker

April 14, 2022

It don’t seem that long ago that I got that call, to this day it haunts me hearing the news. You made such an impact in my life I could never repay you ty brother and I miss ya

S. Mustard patrolman
Chandler police

April 19, 2021

Just thinking about you and missing you today buddy! We still have the watch!

You always took the time to be there when we called for you and your K9.

Continue to watch over us! You are always on our mind!

US Army (Retired)

Chief Deputy Sheriff Stewart Stanfield
Choctaw County Oklahoma Sheriff's Department

September 4, 2020

I miss my friend. I think of him often.

Rest easy brother. We got it now and see you soonish.

TSgt Ven R Sova (Retired)
Retired LEO

April 22, 2020

It was an honor to work for you in police services. You are greatly missed.

Ssgt Yasmine Way
United States Air Force retired

March 15, 2020

Thinking of you brother! The tour we did in Ali Al Salem


April 23, 2019

Thinking of you brother! The tour we did in Ali Al Salem


April 23, 2019

Miss and love you so much brother, so wish you was here to tell about all the new changes in my life.

John Greene
Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office

November 17, 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

September 17, 2018

Hey Brother it’s still hard to believe it’s been 6 years, time just can’t seem to get easier I will always remember your help when I needed it your words of wisdom bits of advice the occasional butt chewing when I made a mistake how I would give for those days again you will always be in my thoughts and prayers till we meet again

Patrolman Shane Mustard
Carney police department Carney,Oklahoma

April 19, 2018

Hey brother, Happy Thanksgiving in heaven. Miss you so much, miss all the great times we had together. Finally have decided to go hunting again. It's going to be odd and sad at the same time. I'll miss the laughs and times we had together in the woods as much as anything. It's been tough dealing with you being gone all these years brother. I still find myself breaking down in tears at the thought of it. There has been so many changes you would love it. Anyhow I miss and love you brother. I'll see you when I get there. You keep the beer cold and the stool open for me and we will have a cold one when that time comes.

Investigator J. Greene
Nicoma Park Police Department

November 23, 2017

Still missing you brother!!!!

Logan Niles

April 19, 2017

Another year has passed brother and I miss you even more. Wish you could see the great things that have happened and the many changes that have taken place. I'll see you when I get there, love and miss you.

Sgt John Greene
Nicoma Park Police Department

April 19, 2017

Love and miss you brother. We shall have a toast to you tonight. See you when I get there.

Sgt John Greene
Nicoma Park Police Department

April 19, 2016

Not ready for tomorrow? It doesn't seem possible that it has been 4 years. Not a day goes by that you are not in my thoughts. Still remember our last conversation at the PD like it was yesterday. Rest in peace.

Friend/Former Dispatcher

April 19, 2016

Well brother I'm sorry it has been so long since I have left a reflection on here. I've tried two other ones here and they have yet to pop up. Miss and love you brother. It's so had to believe it has been four years in just a few days. I miss all the great times we had and even the arguments we had. I miss our times riding, hunting and fishing or just simply hanging together. It took me a long time to find a brother and I just wish I could have had many more years with you. It's still so hard to sit and talk about things you used to do out here. I'll listen as a person talks or tells a experience about you and I find even though I love hearing it I have to get up and walk away to hide the tears in my eyes. The pain has not faded much I four years but I imagine it may never. I still have your phone number in my phone and I find from time to time I look at it just wishing I could call you. To those that read this I'm sorry if this is in one of my other reflections or I repeat myself in a couple post. The other ones have not popped up yet and it has been two days. So just talking with my brother the only way I know how. Brian I miss and love you a ton. I'll see you when I get there.

Sgt. John Greene
Nicoma park police Department

April 17, 2016

Hello brother I sure miss you

Sgt. John Greene
Nicoma park police Department

April 17, 2016

Hello brother, it has been far to long since I left you a reflection on here. I come visit often and shed my tears in silence. Still miss you everyday, still have your number in my phone and look at it often wishing I could just call you to say hello. This time of year still gets very tough for me and I'm sure I'm not alone in that. You was and still are a very important person in many people's lives. You left an imprint on so many people's lives. I can only hope that when I get to sit with you again that I have touch half the lives that you did. That I inspired half as many people as you did and still do. It is so hard to believe it has been four long years. It is been four long years since I was able to laugh with you, hug you and just say love ya brother be safe out there. So many changes have taken place since you was taken from us, some good some bad. But I know you already know this because your are watching over us from up above. It's odd how I sit and find chatter from some of our old friends and we talk about the great memories you brought to them. Stacy Davis and I laugh and I still keep it alive about shaking the glass of ice and clinging the silver wear on our dishes to get her to fill that glass up for me. The funniest thing was just yesterday I found myself walking past a rookie officers patrol car out of Choctaw PD and I soul
T in my hand and rubbed it all over my hand and slapped my big handprint right on her windshield. She had no clue what it meant but as I walked away I mumbled that's from Brian. Brother I miss and will always love you. I'll see you when I get there.

Sgt. John Greene
Nicoma park police Department

April 16, 2016

Love and miss you brother, I wish you was standing next to me today. I always miss hearing your voice and being able to laugh and joke with you. See you when I get there brother, love you.

Sgt. John Greene
Nicoma Park Police Department

August 6, 2015

Hey Brother, sorry I couldn't get on here on the 19th and leave a reflection. I was honoring you in other ways. Brother life has changed in so many ways around here. I know you are up there looking down here just laughing and asking what the hell are yall crazy people doing.
Wish you was still here and we was able to just sit back and toss a few cold ones back and laugh about some of this crazy stuff. Even though you are not here in body we still get to have that drink from time to time just not how we used to. Miss and love you so much brother. Keep a spot open for me a the beer on ice. Ill see ya when I get there.

Sgt. John Greene
Nicoma Park PD, Brother

May 18, 2015


You were always such a great friend to me, you was my mentor you was always there to help me when I called. At times you was more a father figure to me than a brother. I am sorry I haven't wrote much, it still gets to me. I was told last week that as of the first of may, I will be getting promoted to the dank of Sergeant, I know I could not have done it with the strive and knowledge I gained from have working and most of all, knowing you. You always had faith in what I did and I will never forget that. Thank you so much for everything you did to help me.

patrolman Shane mustard
town of amber police dept

April 19, 2015

Brian I didn't know. We had gone to that OBN class then I never heard from you. You were an awesome person. I'm very glad that I had met you. We were from the first CLEET class in 2007. RIP Brother. You'll be missed.

Senior Officer Jack Hammons
Pawnee Police Department

January 22, 2015

Big Brian
Hey brother, it's Christmas and you've been in my thoughts and prayers a lot lately. I finally took your advice, I'm leaving for the police academy in a few weeks. I landed a job as a game warden back home. I wish you were here to talk to, but I know you're looking down, patrol cap on the back of your head just grinning. I imagine you saying, "About damn time." You'll never be forgotten brother.

SSgt Jeremy Ausmus

December 26, 2014

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