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Assistant Chief Investigator Ronald C. Brady

Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, October 21, 1976

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Reflections for Assistant Chief Investigator Ronald C. Brady

Rest In Peace Brother. You are not forgotten. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

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

October 21, 2017

God bless you Ronnie for your sacrifice to save others. You are still remembered as a dedicated police officer.

Brother Officer
New Orleans Police Department

April 27, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 34th 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of Phyllis Loya

October 21, 2010

"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 whos 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
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
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and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

February 11, 2008

Hello Uncle Ronald,

I am so sorry we couldn't have met. We have just recently been informed of your life and death and your nephew and I pray that you are happy and at peace. I too worked at Orleans Parish Jails and I first learned about you in a training class about how not to trust inmates. You were the example used. Its ironic that now, years later I am married to your family. You never had a chance to meet Joey or your other nephew Sean but we love you and you will NEVER be forgotten!
Love,
Melody, Joey and Sean Brady

Mrs. Joseph Ronald Brady
Wife to Asst Chief Brady's Nephew

January 27, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for yoru service.

VanDenBerghe
NH

October 17, 2007

Chief Brady,
On today, the the 29th anniversary of your death, I would like to say thank you for your service to the citizens of Orleans Parish.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

October 21, 2005

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