Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff William J. Myers

Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, September 22, 2015

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff William J. Myers

I am a resident of the United Kingdom, born to Jamaican parents here 47 years ago. I have enjoyed time in the U S and Caribbean during my whole life and i am always astonished at the differences there are between policing the u.k and the americas and the Caribbean. I have just happened upon this page today and im in shock at the amount of valuable officers who have lost their lives to gunfire in the U.S this year alone.

I write this in the wake of the horrendous terror attacks in Paris last weekend. During this week, a public debate in the U.K has found that 80% of the U.K now wish that our U.K police were fully armed but our government is steadfast in its view that having armed police on our shores will be a gateway to more horrendous crimes. I agree. I don't believe that guns in the hands of anyone, except for those tackling armed conflicts in war time, help society. My heart Goes out to all of the brave U.S police officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty within these pages. I pray for a better America.

Civilian Kevin LLOYD Beckford
Concerned U.K. residents

November 19, 2015

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Bill was killed.

To the Myers family, fellow officers, and all who call Bill beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace. I hope that your family knows that a nation mourned for you.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Deputy Myers gave to his community and the citizens of Florida , and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on September 22, 2015.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD

November 9, 2015

Jimmy, every day that passes I see and hear about the depth of the legacy you left behind of which your children, grandchildren, and family can be very proud. You set the bar high yet you prepared anyone who crossed your path to exceed the bar, including me. I love you and miss you every day. The time has come for you to rest, join Dad, and tell tales. Be with God as He is with you.

Volunteer Darlene Myers
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

November 4, 2015

Rest in peace brother. May God comfort those who love you.

Sgt. Sylvan Wilcox (retired)

October 27, 2015

Our thoughts and prayers are with family, friends and fellow officers. Thank you for your service. May he Rest in Peace!

Ret. Deputy Sheriff's Tom and Diana Stri
Clayton County Sheriff Office Jonesboro Ga

October 21, 2015

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. As you join our brothers and sisters in the hall of heroes, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Vires et Honorem

Ptlm Frank Kapusta
Mohawk PD

October 21, 2015

Rest easy brother. Godspeed.

PO Olasokan
NYS University Police

October 21, 2015

RIP Brother. May God be with your Family and loved ones

Patrolman Steven Austin
Trenton Police Department (NJ)

October 18, 2015

Everyone who puts a badge on in the morning knows the possibility of not returning thank u too everyone who is a police officer

Caption John Cena

October 15, 2015

To the family of Deputy Sheriff Bill Myers, friends, Sheriff Larry Ashley and the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office.
You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort and hold you close now and always. Thank you for your service. John 15:13 / Matthew 5:9

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Cherry / O'Berry Police Department Goldsboro, NC

October 5, 2015

After this took place I started to remember the days we worked together on shift. I also remember the days that you worked at Valp P.D. You are a good Deputy Sheriff you are not gone you are still in the hearts and mind of the people you worked with and lived with. Bill my the road always rise up to met your steps and sun be at your back. I will not forget you brother I will see you again one day. But for now take it easy we will take over from here brother, RIP. God be with you and your family.

Lieutenant Michael Phillips
Brownsville Police Department

October 5, 2015

RIP Brother. May you be with GOD and may GOD be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

October 3, 2015

We mourn with you. A loved one lost can grieve the heart,and make us yearn for tomorrow. When God will keep the promise he made of no pain, no death, and no sorrow. rev21:3,4.

Laviscount Family

October 2, 2015

May God hold you and your family in his loving arms.

mother of deputy sheriff

October 2, 2015

On behalf of Chief James Barber, and the Mobile Police Department we would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the family of Sheriff's Deputy Bill Myers and the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office family. The pain runs deep, but in time it will pass.

May GOD bless and forever keep you.

Officer Joanne Watson
Mobile Police Department

October 2, 2015

RIP Deputy Myers.

Former Posseman MCSO

October 1, 2015

Rip Deputy Myers! Bless you for all the work you have done both in the AF and for the Sheriffs office! Prayers for your family and friends during this difficult time.

The Monnell Family
retired USAF at Eglin AFB

September 29, 2015

Rest In Eternal Peace 'Brother'.

Det. Lieut. (RET) R. Shaffer
Nassau County PD, N.Y,

September 29, 2015

Feel His presence as God answers the prayers of many who have fallen to their knees on your behalf. Since the day of my son's death, I have carried every law enforcement officer and their family in my heart.

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray:

“Lord, Be with all law enforcement officers. Keep them safe and free from harm. They are Your soldiers on the front line of the battle against evil. If one should fall this day - wrap their family in your loving arms. Surround them with Your angels, loving family, friends, neighbors and caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name and for Your Glory, Amen.”

I have lifted you and your family to God every morning for over four years. Feel those prayers. God is with you; He knows and will ease your pain.

Our faith helps us to see beyond the grave

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011

September 29, 2015

Rest in Trooper Myers, both you and your family will always remain in our prayers. We saw you working tirelessly to make society a better place and with tearful eyes we saw God take you to His loving home. Although you worked tirelessly God made your golden loving heart stop beating and hard working body rest. God broke our hearts to prove to both society and to us, he only takes the best.

Timothy Dailey, Retired - Juvenile Proba
Allegheny County Juvenile Probation

September 29, 2015

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Thank You, Deputy Myers, for your many years of faithful service to your community and your tour of duty.

May God lay his hand upon your family and friends and co-workers in this time of losing you.

Blessed Be,

Kathy Davidson, Courtroom Clerk
Santa Clara County, Civil Division

Kathy O. Davidson
Superior Court Of California

September 29, 2015

God bless this man and his familiy. His service was not in vain for he laid down his life for the saftey of the general publilc.
My eternal gratiude

Y.Holmes Training & developmental spec.
NMCD, Santa Fe Police, SFSO

September 28, 2015

God Bless you dear sir ...and all that have walked in your shoes and all that are walking in them very sad prayers go to your family at home and on the job ...Amen

Civillian Carla Everett

September 28, 2015

Our prayers of comfort go out to your family and fellow officers. We pray God deliver you to the special place he has saved for you. Your selfless devotion to others earns you a hero's welcome in Heaven.

Mathew 5:9
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.

Deputy Chief Tim Hightower
Mexico Beach Police Department (Bay Florida)

September 27, 2015

God's speed Bill, Rest In Peace. I am honored to have had the privilege of working with you, knowing you as a friend and learned from you. I will miss the fun times with critters and our other pastime of ham radio. 73's Bill KK4KF DE N4BHA. K

Lt Gene Browder (Retired)
Okaloosa County Sheriff's Posse

September 27, 2015

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