Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Constable Robert Parker White

El Paso County Constable's Office - Precinct 1, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, November 1, 2014

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Reflections for Constable Robert Parker White

Godspeed Brother...You died fighting the good fight and for that we are all eternally grateful...Please watch over us as you walk the golden beat of Heaven...

POII K. Jarrell
HPPD

November 3, 2014

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends.

James P. Waggle
Civilian

November 3, 2014

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO! May God
Give the family and friends the strength and faith to deal with this tragic loss. Words can not express my sorrow!

"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

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright BMI © 1993 - All Rights Reserved

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

November 3, 2014

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Constable White. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at El Paso County Constable's Office.

Scott Horne U.S. Postal Inspector
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

November 3, 2014

To the family of Constable Robert White. friends, Chief Deputy Fred Graf and the El Paso County Constable's Office - Precinct 1
You are all in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort and hold you close now and alway. Thank you for your service. John 15:13 / Matthew 5:9

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Cherry Police Department Goldsboro, NC

November 3, 2014

Rest in peace my brother of blue. Keep watch on your fellow officers and give them some comfort knowing you are their guardian angel.

Officer J. Rhodes
Maize Police Department

November 3, 2014

RIP Brother

Deputy Anita Price
Bexar County Sheriff's Office, San Antonio, Texas

November 3, 2014

Another "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo. Ret. (PO Mcy.)
Nassau County Police Dept., NY

November 3, 2014

Rest in peace brother. Godspeed.

PO Olasokan
NYS University Police

November 3, 2014

As you departed the bonds of this earth and touched the face of God, know that the selfless service, commitment and dedication you had for your community, fellow officers and a grateful nation will never be forgotten.

May God comfort in this time of sorrow your family, your fellow officers and all those whose lives you have touched.

You have served your time in hell, now rest comfortably in the arms of God - We'll take it from here.

Capt. James Moore (Retired)
Gardner, KS Police Dept.

November 3, 2014

You gave your life in service to your community. God speed and please give my best to our brothers and sisters who have gone before us. Thank you for your service sir.

Chief Albert Mares, Retired
Las Vegas City Police

November 3, 2014

Sending you love and peace, cousin "Robbie". You will be missed and loved always. Rest peacefully with other friends and family. Be with God.

Isela
Cousin

November 3, 2014

Rest in peace brother we have the watch from here. May God Bless your family and friends.

Officer A. OROZCO
ADOT/ECD

November 3, 2014

Rest easy brother, you have stood your watch with pride and professionalism. Go to the promised place where you can look down to see your brothers continue what you have started. Thank you for your service. May the light of Christ ease the pain on the ones you have loved, and those who have loved you in return.

Chief Sean D. Creamer
TPSU, New Bern NC

November 3, 2014

I prayed last night that when I visited the site this morning all officers would be safe and there would be no listed fallen officers, sadly this was not the case but I will continue to pray and believe in God's purpose, his loving kindness and his promise to mankind. We search our hearts for an answer to these senseless killings of our fellow officers and it is in the word of God where we find that answer and comfort. Continue fellow officers to pray and uphold one another in God's grace. To Officer White, God will grant you eternal peace for your sacrifice of giving. One final salute.

Marshal B. Tindle
City Of Killeen Marshals Office/Former Shreveport PD

November 3, 2014

I prayed last night that when I visited the site this morning all officers would be safe and there would be no listed fallen officers, sadly this was not the case but I will continue to pray and believe in God's purpose, his loving kindness and his promise to mankind. We search our hearts for an answer to these senseless killings of our fellow officers and it is in the word of God where we find that answer and comfort. Continue fellow officers to pray and uphold one another in God's grace. To Officer Payne, God will grant you eternal peace for your sacrifice of giving. One final salute.

Marshal B. Tindle
City Of Killeen Marshals Office/Former Shreveport PD

November 3, 2014

My Deepest sympathy to you family , Agency and Community for this senseless loss.
Take comfort in knowing his fellow officers caught his attacker and will spend many years in Prison for this selfish act.

ACO/CSO ret.
Sierra County Sheriffs Office

November 3, 2014

I am sorry for your loss. You will be sorely missed by family, friends and El Paso County. Godspeed, Constable White.

Retired Paramedic/F.F. Michael A. Jordan
Retired

November 3, 2014

Rest In Peace Brother

Captain Steve Yancey
Forest Hill Police Department, TX

November 3, 2014

It seems like it was only yesterday when I became your first Chief Deputy Constable. I was so upset when I received the call from my brother telling me about the details of this tragedy. All I could do was reflect on the moments that we shared while working together and you will be missed. My condolences to your family and the officers that fall under your purview within the El Paso County Constable's Office Precinct 1.

Watch Commander Vince E. Foley
Customs & Border Protection

November 3, 2014

Rest in peace brother.

Lt. A. Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office

November 3, 2014

R.I.P. BROTHER White!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

November 3, 2014

Rest in peace brother.

Officer Kyle Groose
Laramie, WY Police Department

November 3, 2014

Rest in eternal peace, Constable White, for we have the watch now. Your family and your brothers and sisters in uniform, our brothers and sisters, too, are in our thoughts and prayers. May they find comfort in remembrances of your dedication and service.

Deputy Warden Patricia Powers
Philadelphia Prison System

November 3, 2014

I was very shocked and dismayed by the news of Robert's passing, having known him for many years and worked with him for several of those years. I don't know that I've ever seen another who was more passionate in going about his duties, or supportive when another office or agency needed the assistance of his. He and I shared many laughs, especially those he playfully created at my expense. My heart is heavy.

E.D. "Rick" Gammon
Colleague

November 3, 2014

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