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Police Officer Claude Emmett Branon

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, March 20, 1959

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Reflections for Police Officer Claude Emmett Branon

Rest in peace Officer Branon.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 3, 2020

Officer Branon,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Houston. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

March 20, 2019

I am Bonnie Sue Munro. I am the youngest and only living member of the Sergeant Charles Wilson Munro family. Most beloved Police Officer Claude Branon was the best man at my mother (Sue Munro) and father (Sgt. Charles W. Munro) wedding. I was not privileged to have met Claude -- but, I did grow up to call him (and still do) Uncle Claude. I posted a "fallen officer" in rememberance of Uncle Claude today (National Fallen Officer's Day 2018).

It is my honor to tell those who are related to Uncle Claude that he is one of MY hero's too. Without having the honor to have met him, I adore him -- and, my late father, Sgt Charles W. Munro loved him as he would love a brother. He was "family" in our heart(s) and to those who live on without him -- I know that Uncle Claude was loved dearly -- and, even in Spirit, I am compelled to share with his family and loved ones that Uncle Claude was a wonderful, honorable and most cherished man, police officer and child of God.

Please feel free to reach out to me. I am Bonnie Munro. my email address is [email protected] and my telephone number is 512.906.4705

In loving memory of a most honorable man, I give thanks unto Our Father that Claude Branon walked this earth when he did. He made an impact on those who never even met him and it is my privilege, my honor and my joy to SALUTE! him, today

daughter of Sgt Charles Munro
Houston Police Department

May 17, 2018

Dad, events this weekend have brought me back to my childhood. Standing at your grave and missing you. Knowing I'm alone with you gone my father my hero. I have to grow up without your wisdom and guidance. Your smiles and hugs that say more than words. I'm now grown have children and have tried my best to instill the greatness I know was in you into them. And never miss the chance to tell your great grandchildren what awsome marine and police officer you were. A deputy was gunned down this weekend and he leaves a young son like I was alone and afraid because dad will never be there again only in his memory. How do we forgive , how do we move forward live life normal again when the world has once again been shattered. I'm doing like you and the deputy did. Stand tall stand strong be kind and loving and try to make a differance in someone's life. Miss you dad.hope to see you some day. Love Claude Jr

Son Claude E Branon

September 1, 2015

Heroes live forever, Officer Branon, and we will never forget. Thank you for the sacrifice you made for the citizens of Houston and the great State of Texas

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

March 20, 2013

Rest in peace, Officer Branon. Your service and sacrifice to the citizens of Houston and to the great State of Texas will never be forgotten.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

March 20, 2012

Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 20, 2010

Thank you for being my father. Thank you others for honoring him.

Linda Gail Branon

July 18, 2009



April 30, 2008

Rest in peace motorman.

Offc. Michael Walker
Tallahassee Police Department

August 30, 2007

TO Abigail, my husband Officer Emilio Miyares(killed in line of duty 11/6/86) was born a month after your grandfather died. Reading your reflection to him brought tears to my eyes, as I hope and pray that someday my grandkids will be writing a reflection to Emilio just like yours. God Bless you and I know that your gradad is very proud of your dad and you.

Terry Miyares, surviving spouse
Officer Emilio Miyares, Hialeah PD, Fl 11/6/86

April 21, 2007

Abigail, It sounds like your dad has done a wonderful job of keeping your grandfather's memory alive. Make sure you do the same for you kids and their kids, for a true hero never dies.

Taryn Walters Ontiveros
Daughter of Officer Larry Walters EOW 11-13-74

November 30, 2003

Even though I never got to know you. I know that my dad loved you dearly. I wish you could have lived to be my grandfather. But I'll still be your granddaughter, And I love you.

Abigail Branon

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