Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Daniel Scott Webster

Albuquerque Police Department, New Mexico

End of Watch Thursday, October 29, 2015

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Reflections for Police Officer Daniel Scott Webster

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

October 29, 2015

Officer Webster was an officer who always worked. Who always took the time to show compassion for victims. I had the pleasure of working with him in my capacity as a domestic violence prosecutor in Albuquerque, NM. He loved his job. He loved his community. Everyone who met him saw what a funny, gentle, delightful man he was. I will never be the same and this community truly lost a champion.

Edna Sprague

October 29, 2015

God bless you and the wonderful things you did for the nation and community. During my tenure with the department you were always a role model to myself lf and many others. Your heart and soul was constantly poured and dedicated into all you did. I will truly miss you dear friend.

Jonh 13:15, Matthew 5:9, Proverbs 28:1

SFC Christopher Maxon

October 29, 2015

No words describe my sadness over the loss of a true hero in Police Officer Daniel Webster. May the glory of the Lord receive you in his loving arms as you prepare to patrol the golden streets of heaven. Our prayers are with you, your family, friends and all law enforcement members.

JCOS TW Martinez

October 29, 2015

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Daniel Webster. Another Hero taken too soon. May God comfort you and your family as you go and touch the face of God.
Your honorable service and sacrifice and bravery to the citizens of Albuquerque, New Mexico will not be forgotten. God Speed and God Bless. Rest in Peace Sir.

Final Salute

VIPS 750 Jeff Claybern
Alexandria, Kentucky Police Department

October 29, 2015

Avenue of the Fallen

Standing at attention in their class “A“ uniforms, badges gleaming and shoes like glass, are your brothers and sisters of Law Enforcement. All of whom have previously paid the ultimate price.

Today, like many others, they welcome you to this wonderful place. As you march down the Avenue of the Fallen, all eyes focus on you as if to say its ok you’re with your eternal partners. A salute is followed and a tear can be seen on so many faces.

Welcome, you served well.

Now come join us in the ranks, another is coming home.

A brother law enforcement officer


Officer Jim Weaver 11452. Retired LAPD and Jerome County Sheriff

Sheriff Jim Weaver Retired
Jerome County Idaho, Sheriffs Office

October 29, 2015

Rest In Peace Brother. Thank you for you service and your sacrifice.

Deputy Mike Thurston
Grand County Sheriff's Office Moab, Utah

October 29, 2015

Thank you for your time of service.
I salute you and your family.

Randalyn Benson
Survivor daughter of Chief James Leonard Speer

October 29, 2015

A tragic loss for Albuquerque and all Law Enforcement, an unimaginable loss for Officer Webster's family.
Well done, loyal and faithful servant.

Retired Police Commander Carol L Jenkins
Albuquerque Police Dept

October 29, 2015

R.I.P. Brother. My prayers and condolences to the friends, family and co-workers.

Deputy Kevin Littlejohn
Sandoval County Sheriff's Office

October 29, 2015

A thousand hugs to your family. Thank you Officer Webster.

Sgt. Chuck Schneider (Ret.)
Baltimore Police Dept.

October 29, 2015

Thank you for your service. Prayers for your dept. & family

Detective Monica Veney
Baltimore City Police Department

October 29, 2015


Deputy J. Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office

October 29, 2015

My thoughts and prayers are with Officer Webster's family at this time. Dan was a HERO and will never be forgotten. RP Brother!

Reserve Officer (Retired) Mike Jaffa
Albuquerque Police Department

October 29, 2015

God bless Officer Webster and help his family and friends through this terrible time. Emma Donoghue, "Scared is what you're feeling. Brave is what you're doing."

SAC (retired) Don Kincaid
Bureau of ATF

October 29, 2015

RIP Officer Webster.

P.O. Nelson Marti
NY State Park Police

October 29, 2015

We are so horribly sorry for the loss of such a great hero as Daniel Webster. He gave of himself for our freedom in the military for 20 years. Then he joins the Albuquerque Police Department to serve & protect the citizens of this city.

We will continue to keep his family in our thoughts & prayers.
Elroy & Faye Hansen

Elroy L. Hansen, Chief of Police Retired
Albuquerque Police Department

October 29, 2015

Thank you for your service. Rest In Peace.

Ret. Deputy Sheriff

October 29, 2015

May God bless Officer Webster, his family and law enforcement colleagues at this sad and tragic time. All who presently serve or those retired from law enforcement feel sadness and a loss when ever a member of the law enforcement family are taken from us in the line of duty.

May Officer Webster rest in the arms of God for eternity.

Blair M. Gluba, Special Agent (Ret)
Naval Criminal Investigative Service

October 29, 2015

I am so very sorry. Jesus... Jesus... Psalm 147:3

Cmdr Rita Wears

October 29, 2015

May you RIP Officer Webtser. My codolances to his family, freinds, and colegues. And may the monster that murdered him in cold blood BURN IN HELL FOR ALL ETERNITY!!!

Michelle Schenck

October 29, 2015

Rest in Peace...

Syracuse Police Dept, NY

October 29, 2015

Officer Webster, thank you for your service to your Country and your Department. We are very sorry for your loss and will be praying for your family and friends as they go through this difficult period. May GOD bless you for all of your service for others.

Retired Sergeant Charles Carty
Benton Arkansas Police Dept.

October 29, 2015

Final Salute Officer Webster, thank you for your service. You are a Hero. Rest peacefully in the presence of God. We are praying for the family and fellow officers.

Former Patrol Sergeant
Johnny Allison
Wylie TX Police Dept

October 29, 2015

The Albuquerque community lost a true hero. Officer Dan Webster lived a life of honorable service and served as a role model to all. Godspeed...

Cmdr. Cliff Saylor (ret)
Albuquerque Police Department

October 29, 2015

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