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Chief of Police William Franklin Brantley

Homestead Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Monday, March 17, 1952

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Reflections for Chief of Police William Franklin Brantley

Rest in peace Chief Brantley. A man who kills a police officer should never be allowed to guard other inmates with a rifle.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 19, 2020

Chief Brantley,
On today, the 62nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-knot just for your a Community but for our Country as well when you served in the U.S. Army during WW II. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

March 19, 2014

Rest in peace Chief Brantley. I read in the book: "Forgotten Heroes", that the man who took you life was given a position guarding prisoners with a rifle. I don't understand this. But, I hope he received his punishment for taking your life. Your courage and bravery won't be forgotten.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 19, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 60th 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.

Rest In Peace.

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

March 19, 2012

Rest in Peace, Chief Brantley. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 13, 2012

HEROES do live forever and you sir are one of them... We will never forget.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

Anonymous

March 19, 2011

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 19, 2010

Chief Brantley,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your community, but also for our Country when you served in the U.S. Army during WW II. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous

March 21, 2009

The wicked flee where no man pursueth, but the righteous are bold as a lion
Proverbs 28:1

You are never forgotten

Friend of Off. Kris Fairbanks RIP 9-20-08

K.L.

March 19, 2009

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR POLICE AND MILITARY SERVICE

Pat Van Den Berghe
MANCHESTER, NH

April 30, 2008

Chief,
Thank you for your service to your community and to our country. Your dedication and service will NEVER be forgotten.

God Speed Brother... Until we have the Big Roll Call... watch over us..

June 6, 2005

Your bravery will long be remembered. Rest in peace.

Ofc. Michael Walker
Tallahassee Police Dept.

March 16, 2004

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