Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Correctional Officer Kenneth Levella Bettis

Alabama Department of Corrections, Alabama

End of Watch Friday, September 16, 2016

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Reflections for Correctional Officer Kenneth Levella Bettis

Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 16, 2020

Your heroism and service is honored today, the second anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. 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 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. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

September 16, 2018

Rest in peace my brother.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

September 16, 2018

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 30, 2018



August 25, 2018

I am proud to have served with you sir. You were the perfect example of a NCO in the Army and an Officer in the Alabama Department of Corrections.

Sergeant Ernest A Claybon III retired

Ernest A Claybon III
Retired Sergeant

August 16, 2018

I ran a hero's 5k in your honor today Sir. You are not forgotten.

Det. Michele Nelson
Riverside County Sheriff's Department, CA

September 16, 2017

For daring to do the work that others fear or can not do, we thank all officers for their dedicated service.
The greatest thing we have in common with our Savior Jesus Christ is that we are willing to die for you (the public). Rest in peace brother.

Capt. Frederick Conner
Monroe County Sheriffs Office

December 19, 2016

God's peace and speed Officer Bettis. Thank you for your brave, dedicated service. RIP Brother.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago P.D.

December 17, 2016

God bless you and your family. Many thanks for your service to our country.

John Haseltine - Civilian

November 24, 2016

Thank you for your sacrifice and may your rest in peace.

Hon. Travis Bird
Spotsylvania Commonwealth's Attorney Office

November 23, 2016

May your soul rest in peace and may God grant your family and friends the strength and courage they need to make it through these trying times.

Augusta Correctional Center

October 30, 2016

Now you are with your God forever. Bless his family and brothers and sisters in corrections.

WCH BOP Associate Warden (Ret)
Federal BOP

October 12, 2016

Rest In Peace Bettis.

Officer 84804
California Dept.Of Corrections

October 6, 2016

Rest In Peace Brother

Captain Steve Yancey
Forest Hill Police Department

October 3, 2016

Isaiah 57:2 Those who walk uprightly enter into peace; they find rest as they lie in death. RIP.

Special Agent Darin Paul

October 1, 2016

Rest in Peace, Sir. Thank you for your prior service to the country and your continued service to the citizens of Alabama. May your family and fellow officers be comforted by the Lord during this very difficult time.

K. Shipp, Special Agent
Dept. of VA-OIG CID

September 29, 2016

Rest in Peace, Correctional Officer Kenneth Bettis. Thank you for your service to this country and your community. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and your department at this time.

Chief Reuben C. Black
Barnwell Police Dept., Barnwell, SC

September 29, 2016

To the family of Correctional Officer Kenneth Bettis, friends, Commissioner Jefferson S. Dunn and the Alabama Department of Corrections.
You are lifted up in thoughts and prayers. May God comfort, hold you close and give you peace now and always. Thank you for your service. John 15:13 / Matthew 5:9

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

September 28, 2016

Thank you Officer Bettis for his years of dedicated service and commitment to our Country, the State of Alabama and its communities! Having worked in corrections for 25 years and working with county, state and federal inmates, I know things could change in the blink of an eye. My prayers and condolences goes out to Officer Bettis' family, Alabama Department of Corrections, the entire Corrections family, and friends. Rest In Heaven, Officer Bettis!

Nina Gordon (Ret. Corr. LT)
Mobile County Metro Jail

September 28, 2016

Thank you for your service. Rest in peace brother!

FMR Correctional Officer
Alabama Department of Corrections

September 27, 2016

Oh, My Goodness.
May the God Of Protection , Peace, Comfort & Justice.
Be near you at this time of loss.
My Family sends Condolences to Kenneth's Family, Friends, Department, Community & Country.
Thank you Kenneth for your Brave & Unselfish Service.
RIP Kenneth , Son of Valor, with Honor.
Gone from Our Arms ... Forever in Our Hearts ...

Ms. Karen Morgan PSY. & LE. GRAD.
Eagles Wing Baptist Church, Sisseton,SD

September 26, 2016

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Bettis. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Alabama Department of Corrections.

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

September 26, 2016

God bless you my brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. May His healing hand touch your family, friends, and fellow officers. Rest easy my brother, we'll take the watch from here.

Trooper Steve Olson
Michigan State Police

September 26, 2016

God bless you for your service. Rest in Peace Brother and watch over your family from above.

Sergeant Luther Smith
Alabama Department of Corrections

September 25, 2016

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