Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Lieutenant Debra Lucinda Clayton

Orlando Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Monday, January 9, 2017

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Reflections for Lieutenant Debra Lucinda Clayton

Dear Family of Lt. Debra Clayton,

I cannot imagine how your hearts still hurt from the pain of losing Debra. I just know that it still hurts. Even still, her heart for helping others and that beautiful smile perseveres. Praying your continued strength in the Lord.

Natasha Williams
City of Orlando

January 11, 2021

Rest in peace, my sister.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

January 9, 2021

Dear Mr Clayton...we at Geoflow would like to express our gratitude to your wife's service as a police officer and express our condolences.....we thank you very much..Victor Ingram , Andrew Wilkes and Yahon Porter....we couldn't thank you enough , take care and we hope to see you again in the coming years.

Victor , Andy , and Porter .
Geoflow Heat and Air

September 25, 2020

Dear Lt Clayton, thank you for your service and sacrifice. I wish people nationally would know and say YOUR name.

Rest in power, officer.

Detective H Warncke
Seattle Police

August 25, 2020

Dear Lt. Clayton. First let me thank you for your service to the community. I am so sorry your dear life was cut short by a ruthless EVIL man, for, basically doing your job. My heart felt and sincere prayers to all your family. What I don't understand is if black lives matter why did yours not "count". No one protested, rioted and basically reverted to anarchy, using your senseless murder as an excuse. If anything the beast that took your precious life was treated better than he deserved. If there is a "color" problem in our nation it is that BLUE lives don't matter regardless of what color is under the blue....

Carey Stuart
None just a human being

July 14, 2020

Been thinking about you often in the crazy times of today! Your life mattered even though I did not know you personally. Thank you for your service and your sacrifice, you are remembered!!!

Jennifer Tribble
Orlando Resident

June 2, 2020

Three years ago I was devastated. I failed my classes, I struggled, and I cried more than I have ever cried before. There were times when I felt like I forgot how to breathe.

I still think of you, and sometimes I still cry.

But losing you did bring me closer to God, and when you were here you told me that I would need a strong relationship with God and everyday I learn even more that you were right.

Lieutenant Debra Clayton, thank you for mentoring me and encouraging me to follow my dreams of becoming an Orlando Police Officer, my dreams haven't changed and I have about two years of college left.

I hope you are still watching over me Sarge.

Rest in Peace.

Explorers Post 103 Special Operations Li
Orlando Police Department

January 10, 2020

Three years ago yesterday, I was devastated. I failed my classes, I struggled, and I cried more than I have ever cried before. There were times when I felt like I forgot how to breathe.

I still think of you, and sometimes I still cry.

But losing you did bring me closer to God, and when you were here you told me that I would need a strong relationship with God, and everyday I learn more and more that you were right.

I hope you are still watching over me Sarge.

Lieutenant Debra Clayton thank you for guiding me and encouraging me to follow my dreams. I still have dreams of becoming an Orlando Police Officer. Though you may be gone, you will never be forgotten.

Explorers Post 103 Special Operations Li
Orlando Police Department

January 10, 2020

This was my second Sergeant when I got hired. She was always kind to me and I think of her often! I remember the times you and me met in the gym at the old station and chatted while you used the treadmill. I hope you are watching over us and smiling the way I remember! Thank you for such a immense sacrifice! It will never be forgotten!

Sgt. A. Lappas
Orlando Pd

January 9, 2020

Lt. Clayton, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 9, 2020

RIP sweet friend!!

Thank you for being so open and friendly to an out of state LEO. We had some great times, even though they were short.

Tiua R. Chilton
Retired (chief)
Kentucky

January 9, 2020

Thinking of you today my sister in blue. Never forgotten.

Constable
York Regional Police

January 9, 2020

As I show my freshman students the Dueling Dragons movie today and challenge them to make a difference in their community, I am missing you and your spirit. Never Forgotten !

Jennifer Williamson
OPD-Retired

January 8, 2020

R.I.P LT Clayton. Your work in the city of Orlando has inspired me to start by doing the same in the city or Fort Lauderdale. I must say thank you for the inspiration and you were the best

Police Explorer Green
Fort Lauderdale Police

August 9, 2019

I am still praying for you and your family.

Mary McCartney
A Citizen

June 24, 2019

Rest In Peace Sister in Blue. You are honored and remembered on the 2nd anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

January 9, 2019

Never forgotten. Always honored. Always missed.

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

To the Clayton family, fellow officers, and all who call Debra beloved , my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Lt. Clayton gave to her community and the citizens of Florida, and for the supreme sacrifice she and her family made on January 9, 2017.

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

September 20, 2018

I hope everyone will find comfort in Acts 24:15 - "And I have hope toward God, which hope these men also look forward to, that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous." Until we see our loved ones again on an earthly Paradise, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 24, 2018

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

To the Clayton family, fellow officers, and all who call Debra 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 Lt. Clayton gave to her community and the citizens of Florida and for the supreme sacrifice she and her family made on January 9, 2017.

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

August 22, 2018

It seems like yesterday that we were two little girls sitting in front of our houses talking about our future with so much clarity. I miss you dearly, my friend. I know we will see each other again.

Rest In Peace,

Cynthia R. Jefferson

Communications Manager Cynthia Jefferson
Orange County Sheriff’s Office

August 3, 2018

Your squad spent the past week honoring and remembering you in DC at National Police Week. You are never forgotten and will always be a part of our hearts. Bravo/Alpha Days will always be "Deb's Squad."

Ofc Alison Clarke
Orlando Police Department, B/A Days

May 20, 2018

Riding bicycles 270+ miles in your honor April 9th-13th, 2018. Rest in Peace. You will never be forgotten!

FLTDF Volunteer Staff
Florida Tour De Force

March 27, 2018

Thank you for your service and sacrafice for your community. GOD BLESS YOU RIP Thoughts and prayers for your family, friends, and Department. Your life mattered to me.

Retired Cpl. S.O.Deputy Donna Rennrr
Santa Rosa County Sheriff s Dept. (FLA)

February 10, 2018

Rest well my sister.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD

January 9, 2018

Debra...here we are one year later and the pain is as if it just happened. Nate is missing you tremendously, as I am. We miss your beautiful smile. Continue to rest in peace my dear friend...until we meet again

MPO Sharon Edgecombe
Orlando Police Department

January 9, 2018

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