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Patrolman Jeffery Dean Ginn

Pasadena Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, July 10, 1991

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Reflections for Patrolman Jeffery Dean Ginn

I think of you often and it always brings a smile to my face. You and your family will never be forgotten. Rest in peace my old friend.

Kerri Burch

June 23, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the nineteenth anniversary of your death. 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 and revered. Rest In Peace.

I pray for solace for all those who love and miss you for both the pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

July 10, 2010

There is never a day that passes that I do not remember you. Rest in Peace.

Sgt C E Meyer
Carroll/Meriwether Counties (GA) Interstate Crime Unit

March 23, 2009

Thank you everyone for your comments. He was a wonderful man and I am proud to say he was MY dad. So many people hear my last name and smile and tell me memories they have of him. We all miss him, my little sister has grown up to look JUST like him!

God bless every one and thank you for the great comments!

Jessica D. Ginn

Jessica D. Ginn

March 6, 2009

I just wanted to say that you were a good man and did your job well Pasadena lost one good officer . I had the pleasure of meeting you and Offier Packard when yall came in to our resturant to eat and check on us. We miss you and hope you are resting in peace.


October 15, 2008

"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
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

February 20, 2008

Officer Ginn, just by reading the different reflections left, I can tell that you were the kind of Officer that others respected and looked up to. May God continue to comfort and bless your family. Rest in peace.

Cpl. Jason W. Ginn
Mississippi Highway Patrol

February 15, 2008

Every story on this site is heartbreaking, as they all have the same ending. A Police Officer is dead and it is usually by the hands of the ones they were sworn to protect. Officer Ginn is an officer who was cheated out of many.many years of his life. His daughter's were cheated out of having their Father, A wife is now a Widow. People the only way we are going to make this better for Officer's and to honor the ones who gave their own lives for ours,is to start by contacting your state congressman and tell them that we've had enough. Stricter laws is a must. Police Officers are being out gunned.People ask,What can I do,I am only one person. One person's example leads too many following. Stand United. It starts with Us. WE need to take a stand for them,just as they do for us everyday.


October 10, 2007

We love you down here, in a couple of years I will be at PPD, and serve the people just like you.

Kyle Zink
Deer Park Police Department

July 4, 2007

Jeff, we hope your resting in peace, we love you and miss you

Sgt. James Zink
Pasadena police

July 4, 2007

Very little time passes by that I don't think of that day in '91. I have many friends who became officers in Pasadena. When I think of them, Jeff immediately enters my thoughts. He was always willing to chat with you, no matter how busy he may have been. I'll always remember that smile he'd give everyone. I know that everyone who's life he touched, misses him dearly. He'll forever be in my thoughts.

Rick Hudiburgh

November 9, 2006

Rest Sir, you are not forgotten.

July 10, 2006

Its clear to see Officer Ginn was a fine Police Officer and a great person. I thank you for your outstanding service in times of such danger in the line of duty. Rest easy, sir. We'll take it from here...

June 11, 2005

Jeff, I was one of the two paramedics who worked very hard but yet in vain to save your life on that tragic day. Rest assured that we did everything we could but were not able to keep death away that day. We have both suffered much since that day. My former partner more so than I. I have since left the medical field for a different line of work. Though I knew you I didn't know you well but you will never be forgotten. Each time I pass the cemetery where you lie in eternal rest I say a prayer for you and those you left behind. I wish we could have done more but know that we did all we could. I am sorry.

Mike T - former paramedic

October 20, 2004

I did not know you but felt I had to say something. Please know that you have not died in vain. My condolences go out to your loved ones.

Officer Philip Ginn

December 12, 2003

I am the younger brother of a friend/fellow police officer of Jeff's. We visited Jeffs grave the other day and I promise "Jeff is gone but not forgotten"!!!!


I remember reading about Officer Ginn's passing in 1991. To say the least, I was deeply saddened. At the time, I was a police explorer and detention officer. Officer Ginn, may you rest in peace brother. You will never be forgotten. God bless you and your family. Rest easy warrior!

A fellow streetcop


Rest in Peace will never be forgotten


Jeff's passing had a markedly profound effect on my life then and especially since. That moment will forever be a part of me and I will NEVER forget.
I am a better "Cop" as a result of knowing him.
He was a genuine good and decent man.
I miss him.


D/S C E Meyer
Asst Director NDIA
National Drug Interdiction Association
Carroll County Georgia Sheriff
Interstate Crime Unit (I-20)

D/S Interdiction Officer C E Meyer
Carroll County Georgia Sheriff

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