Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Glenn L. Branscome

Pilot Mountain Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Monday, February 3, 1969

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Reflections for Patrolman Glenn L. Branscome

Patrolman Branscome,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pilot Mountain. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

February 3, 2019

I was notified by the North Carolina Department of Corrections, that on 12-14-11,,the suspect,Perry Sanders died while serving his life sentence in Central Prison. After almost 43 years and countless letters I have written to the Prison Parole Commission,,,this chapter is finally closed. (Mike Branscome,,,son of Officer Glenn Branscome)

Captain Mike Branscome(Retired)
Winston Salem PD,,North Carolina

December 31, 2011

A hero is never forgotten.

My heart goes out to those who's lives you have missed out on all of these years.

Constable Amanda Pandolfi
York Regional Police, Ontario Canada

February 3, 2011

i was on duty that night in mt airy,my partner and i were looking for the same veh that you stopped,my partner that night was monroe boggs who 2 yrs later was shot and killed 10 miles up hmy 52,i could never forget that night...rest in peace.pete gillespie.

patrolman cr gillespie
mt airy pd.

May 1, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 40th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire.

To his son, Captain Branscome: I am sure your father was proud to have you follow in his footsteps and giving 30 years of service to your community. N.C. is my native state and my beloved son Larry was also born in Durham.
Your family is in my heart and prayers today. If you ever need petition signatures, please contact our Northern California chapter of COPS.

Rest In Peace, Glenn.

Phyllis Loya
mother of Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

February 4, 2009

On the 40th anniversary of Patrolman Branscome's death, we honored his service in our patrol briefing by reading his entry from ODMP. Each day, we honor one fallen officer on the anniversary of their death so as to keep them in our thoughts, and also to remind us of the dangers inherent in our job. Patrolman Branscome is not forgotten.

Sergeant Zach Perron
Palo Alto (CA) Police Department

February 3, 2009

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE, YOU ARE A HERO JUST BY THE PROFESSION YOU CHOSE.

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

January 29, 2008

I was 17 when my father was murdered. When I turned 21, I joined the Winston-Salem Police Dept. and recently retired as a Captain with 30 years service.

I married Brenda, and we have one son (Brandon) who is married to Andrea.

My sister Von is married to James and they have 2 children,(Landon) is married to Holly and they are expecting their first child in August. (Jaymee) is married to Jeff.

My brother Terry has one child.

My Mother is now 77 and she never remarried. The suspect, Perry Sanders, is still serving a prison sentence. He was originally given 2 death sentences, but those were commuted to life sentences, when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected all death sentences in 1972. He is scheduled for a parole hearing on August 5, 2005. I mailed a letter to the Parole Commission today, July 7, 2005 objecting to the possibility of his parole.

Captain Mike Branscome-Retired
Winston-Salem Police Dept.

July 7, 2005

I stop by this website often after the death of two dear friends with the NCSHP (Troopers Calvin Taylor E.O.W. October 3, 2001 and Anthony Cogdill E.O.W. May 30, 2003).

I wasn't born when Patrolman Branscome was killed, but I appreciate the service he performed for his community.

We all grieve over the lives lost in the line of duty. I hope you can find some comfort knowing that there are countless prayers that go out for your family.

These are senseless tragedies that never seem to stop. God Bless the men and women who continue to serve their communities in our great Nation.

...Gone, but never Forgotten....

Marti (EMT-Paramedic)
Haywood Co EMS (NC)

April 5, 2004

MY BROTHER, YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN. NOR WILL YOU EVER BE. A HERO IS NEVER FORGOTTEN. IT SADDENS ME THAT YOUR MURDERERS GET A REDUCED SENTENCE WHILE MY BROTHER OFFICERS DIE WITHOUT ANY COMPASSION SHOWN TO THEM AT ALL. MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND MAY YOU REST IN PEACE. YOU SERVED WELL.

CHIEF RONNIE WATFORD-RET.
JEFFERSON POLICE DEPT,S.C.

February 3, 2004

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