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Police Officer Phillip Lynn Meacham

Hopkinsville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, March 29, 2018

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Reflections for Police Officer Phillip Lynn Meacham

It will be a very sad Easter as Hopkinsville, KY Police Officer Philip Meacham was killed by a criminal who was impersonating a police officer. My thoughts and my prayers are with his family, the entire Village of Hopkinsville, KY and their entire Police Department on this very tragic event. Another Police Officer has been killed just before Easter and it puts not only just the family but the entire community as well as the police department in mourning.

Bradford Paulson

March 30, 2018

Final Salute Officer Meacham. 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

March 30, 2018

I am so sorry praying for family RIP

Jeff Favors
Retired US Army

March 30, 2018

A real "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret)
Nassau County PD, NY

March 30, 2018

He was angel on earth but now he is a angel of god

Survivor William Derrickson

March 30, 2018

As a retired police officer who has lost brothers and sisters in the line of duty, my heart goes out to the family of Officer Meacham and his brothers and sisters at the Hopkinsville Police Department.

Sgt. Jim Fannin Retired
Butler Township Police Department, Ohio

March 30, 2018

May God welcome you with open arms. To the wife and children always know that your husband and dad was an american hero. He did a job most are scared to do and the others would not want it. He made it a safer place for all of us to be in. My respect and prayers always.

Sgt. David Osborne Jr
Tennessee Highway Patrol

March 30, 2018

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

March 30, 2018

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"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 whose 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 © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

March 30, 2018

Thank you for your service. RIP.

Sergeant Brian J. Wills II
Oswego County Sheriff's Office

March 30, 2018

I am so sorry for your loss.

Jacquie Rebel survivor

March 30, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers are with Officer Meacham’s family, his colleagues and the Hopkinsville community.

Captain Aristotle Wolfe
California Highway Patrol

March 30, 2018

Gods Angels are with you now. Rest In Peace and I am praying for your family.

Sgt. L. Bailey #8058
Dallas Police Department

March 30, 2018

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers of Police Officer Phillip Meacham during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May the happy times spent together in the past bring forth precious memories to cherish for a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace Police Officer Phillip Meacham.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit Police Officer Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/2004

March 30, 2018

REST-IN-PEACE My Brother in Arms

Anrae Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

March 30, 2018

May God watch over the family and fellow officers this hero worked with. This is what a Patriot looks like folks. All Americans loose when one of these officers fall. He now works patrolling Heavens Bea

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

March 30, 2018

RIP my brother. Peace and prayers for your family, friends and fellow officers.. Another sad, sad day. Marty Mooney Det ( ret ) NYPD and son Alex active NYPD. Blue Knights XIX Rome NY/XXXII Syracuse NY.

Marty Mooney Det ( RET )

March 30, 2018

So saddened to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

March 30, 2018

My deepest condolences to Mrs. Meacham and your two beautiful children. May God look over you and your two children and give you both peace and love in your heart. May Officer Phillip Meacham's soul forever rest in Heaven.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police

March 30, 2018

On behalf of the Pikeville Police Dept , I thoughts and prayers are with you during these hard times. Rest In Peace sir and thank you for your service to this great Commonwealth.

Chief Chris Edmonds
Pikeville police department

March 30, 2018

Rest in Peace, Hero. Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice. God Bless You.

Noranne Stubbs Lenox- Office Coordinator
AZ Highway Patrol - CVE South

March 30, 2018

May you RIP Officer Meacham. So sorry to lose another brother in blue. Thank you for your service and may your loved ones be comforted in the arms of our Heavenly Father.
Thanks to our fellow officers in blue for removing this dangerous felon from society.

Deputy Sheriff (Retired) Glen Allison
Tarrant County Sheriff Dept. Ft Worth Texas

March 30, 2018

Another sad day for America. Rest in Peace My Friend. We will take it from here.

Captain Terry Barcelona, Retired
Fort Pierce Police Department, Fort Pierce, Florida

March 30, 2018

Rest in peace, Officer Meacham. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

March 30, 2018

Rest in Peace officer Meacham

Civilian Kenneth Rowe

March 30, 2018

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