Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Corporal Robert Eugene Ransom

Gregg County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Friday, September 30, 2016

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Reflections for Corporal Robert Eugene Ransom

To the family of Jailer Robert Ransom, friends, Sheriff Maxey Cerliano and the Gregg County Sheriff's Office.
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. Matthew 5:9

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

October 6, 2016

Rest with God Jailer Ransom. Your dedicated service and loss of your life helping another will not be forgotten. Prayers for your family during time in their lives.

retired police officer Bob Lester
Midland Texas Police Department

October 6, 2016



Retired TFC Theresa Medcalf
Ga.State Patrol

October 6, 2016

My Deepest regrets for your loss. May God watch over the family and his fellow correction officers who put their lives on the line daily. Keeping us safe from the truly bad elements of society.

D.A.V. CHAPTER 11 Springfield, Missouri Color Guard.
Son of Chief of Police.Deceased
Their watch is over, now they patrol in Heaven.

October 6, 2016

My deepest condolences to the family members of Deputy Jailer Robert Ransom. May his soul rest in everlasting peace in Heaven.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police

October 5, 2016

Jailer Ransom,
May you rest in Heavenly Peace. May your family be forever watched over and blessed. May your friends and colleagues find comfort. Please watch over us from on high.
We will see you again dear Sir.
Thank you for your service. I will never forget your sacrifice or the sacrifice of your family.
Greater Love Hath No Man....
Prayers for all involved.

Surviving Daughter of Special Agent J. Robert Porter
Federal Bureau of Investigation
E.O.W. 8/9/79

October 5, 2016

Rest In Peace brother.

Corporal (Retired) Glenn Elliott
Temple Police Department--Temple,Tx

October 5, 2016

You lost your life trying to save another man's. That speaks for itself. A HERO in my eyes. Rest easy now Sir in the Lord's company. R.I.P

Ex prisoner Donald freeman jnr Freeman

October 5, 2016

A Prayer for Jailer Robert E. Ransom:

Lord God, you are always faithful and quick to show mercy. Our Brother-in-Blue, Jailer Robert E. Ransom, of the Gregg County, Texas Sheriff's Office, was taken from us suddenly in the Line-of-Duty. Come swiftly to his aid, have mercy on him, and comfort his family, friends, and colleagues by the power and protection of the Cross. Heavenly Father, as we mourn the death of our Brother-in-Blue, Jailer Robert E. Ransom, show us the immense power of your goodness and strengthen our belief that he has entered into Your presence. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

“God blesses those who are poor and realize their need for him, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs. God blesses those who mourn, for they will be comforted. God blesses those who are humble, for they will inherit the whole earth. God blesses those who hunger and thirst for justice, for they will be satisfied. God blesses those who are merciful, for they will be shown mercy. God blesses those whose hearts are pure, for they will see God. God blesses those who work for peace, for they will be called the children of God. God blesses those who are persecuted for doing right, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs." [Matthew 5:3-10 NLT]

"For the policeman does not frighten people who are doing right; but those doing evil will always fear him. So if you don't want to be afraid, keep the laws and you will get along well. The policeman is sent by God to help you. But if you are doing something wrong, of course you should be afraid, for he will have you punished. He is sent by God for that very purpose. Obey the laws, then, for two reasons: first, to keep from being punished, and second, just because you know you should." [Romans 13:3-5 TLB]

"There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends." [John 15:13 NLT]

"Well done, my good and faithful servant." [Matthew: 25:21 NLT]

Pastor/Chaplain Steven R. Closs, BSBS, LOICM, LOICC, MNACM
Merrimack Police Department
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
Chartered by the National Association of Christian Ministers
Merrimack, NH 03054
“An Intercessory Prayer Ministry for Law Enforcement”

Captain Steven R. Closs (Retired)
Nashua NH Police Department

October 4, 2016

"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 © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

October 4, 2016

Final Salute Jailer Ransom, 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 4, 2016

Rest in Peace Sir. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Gregg County, TX. May the Lord comfort your family, fellow deputies, and jailers of the Gregg County Sheriff's Office during this very difficult time.

K. Shipp, Special Agent
Dept. of Veterans Affairs-OIG CID

October 4, 2016

Rest in peace brother.

Officer Kyle Groose
Laramie PD, WY

October 4, 2016

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service and dedication.

Cpl. M. Davis #2614
Prince George's County Police

October 4, 2016

On behalf of Session 61 and the Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy NY, our thoughts and prayers are with your department and family.

We thank you for your service, rest in peace.

Session 61
Zone 5 Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy

October 4, 2016

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Jamie Davis
Pittsylvania County sheriff's office

October 4, 2016

Thank you for your service to Gregg county Officer Ransom. God bless your family, friends and colleagues during this time of sorrow.

CO V Kevin Parker

October 4, 2016

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends. Thank you for your unselfish service.

James P Waggle

October 4, 2016

Farewell Co-Worker and thanks for your 36 years of LEO service.

Co-Worker @ GCSO-MAS

October 4, 2016

Thank you for your service. May God be with you and your family!

Cadet James Knowles
Port Arthur Police Department

October 4, 2016

Rest in peace Deputy Ransom. My sincere condolences to your family and to your departments. Godspeed as you now patrol the streets of gold.


October 4, 2016

Thank you for your service Mr. Ransom, both as a jailer and a law enforcement officer.
May you now rest in peace!

Retired Detective Richard Burger
Fond du Lac Wi.,City Police

October 3, 2016

Ransom thank you for service. Thanks to your family and co-workers.

CO II Brett Jordan 4532
Travis County SO

October 3, 2016

Rest In Peace. Brother.

Det. Andreoli
NYPD -108 pct

October 3, 2016

Rest in peace.

Sgt. Jim Russo

October 3, 2016

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