Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Taylor Fletcher Lindsey

Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, April 19, 2018

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Taylor Fletcher Lindsey

Rest with God Deputy Lindsey. The tragic loss of your life at the hands of a coward will not be forgotten. Prayers for your family during this time in their lives.

Retired Police Officer Bob Lester
Midland, Texas Police Department

April 20, 2018


My heart is filled with great sadness at learning of the lost of your loved one and fellow Deputy Sheriff.
We in the law enforcement community are a family, although our uniforms may be a different style and vary in color, a badge, shield or star may be pinned upon our chest. Our areas of enforcement may vary but our goals are the same, to Serve and Protect our communities.
We consist of many different agencies from across the nation, for we are: Municipal Police Officers, Sheriff’s Deputies, State Police Investigators, State Highway Patrol Troopers, Conservation Police Officers, Correctional Officers and Federal Agents just to name a few.
We patrol small towns, large cities, college campuses, county roads, state highways, state prisons, county jails, state parks and the United States Borders.
Whether active duty or retired, we are one family, a LAW ENFORCEMENT FAMILY,the thin blue line of protectors, brothers and sisters bonded together by HONOR,SERVICE and PRIDE.
Daily we honor our fallen brothers and sisters never forgetting their sacrifice and the sacrifices of their families.
Daily our position is clear that we will Serve and Protect our communities without faltering and with no hesitation.
Daily we show pride in our chosen profession, LAW ENFORCEMENT, for we willingly walk the line of good over evil facing the unknown with courage keeping our trust and our faith in GOD.
We know that evil roam these streets and at any moment in the course of performing our duties the ultimate sacrifice might be required of us in the service to our community, for LAW ENFORCEMENT is not a job but a calling and only a few will make the decision to commit to that calling to serve for some will give all that they have.
ALL LIVES MATTER - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS SHOULD BE RESPECTED - If we don’t respond to that call for help, or investigate that suspicious subject(s), or stop for that stranded motorist, or rush to that call of shots fired, then who will?
You did not die in vain.
You sacrificed your life in the service to the citizens of Gilchrist County in the State of Florida with HONOR, PRIDE and DISTINCTION.
I’m proud to have worn the uniform of a law enforcement officer like you did.
I’m proud to have pinned the badge upon my chest like you.
I’m proud to have Served and Protected my community as you did.
I’m proud to call you my BROTHER!
I commend you my fallen brother for making the ultimate sacrifice in the performance of your duty.
For you left us doing what you chose to do.
Performing a job you were trained to do.
Upholding the oath you swore to do.
Most importantly doing what you loved to do.................... Serving and Protecting your community with Honor and Pride making a better and safer place for us all.
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Attention All Units....................Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff’s Deputy Taylor Lindsey having served the citizens of Gilchrist County in the State of Florida with HONOR, PRIDE and DISTINCTION is now 10-42.

Senior Master Investigator Cardell L. Dobbins #188 (Ret.)
Illinois Secretary of State Department of Police District 01, Region 01

April 20, 2018

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Lindsey. You were an honorable and courageous young man. Dedication and desire drove your life and career.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 20, 2018

To the family of Deputy Sheriff Taylor Lindsey, friends, Sheriff Robert D. Schultz, III and the Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office.
You are lifted up in thought and prayers. May God comfort, hold you close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding in and through Jesus Christ. Thank you for your service. John 15:12-13 / Matthew 5:9

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

April 20, 2018

Sending my sincere and heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and department of our fallen. I am so very sorry for the loss of your HERO.
Thank you for your life of service, loyalty and dedication to your community. You will live on in the hearts of all who love you.

RIP HERO.. God bless

Gina Miller, Washington State Patrol
Surviving Fiance WSP Trooper Tony V. Radulescu EOW 2-23-2012

April 20, 2018

The tragic murder of two good men by a cowardly slime bag is heartbreaking and infuriating. I cannot mourn your murderer's passing but we'll never know WHY, now. Then again, does that matter?

Brother, your career was way too short and to think what you may have accomplished is...

We all pray for those who know and love you best and I know, they will keep you in their hearts and minds forever thus never letting you get truly far from them.

Deputy Gilchrist, God bless you and may you forever Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

April 20, 2018

R.I.P Deputy Lindsey and Sergeant Noel Ramirez


April 20, 2018

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

April 20, 2018

Thoughts and Prayers go out to these families from a friend in blue.

Tom Martin
Brookhaven Police Georgia

April 20, 2018

Rest in Peace Brother. My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family.

Police Officer Ralph Cintron

April 20, 2018

Rest In Peace, We will continue the watch from here. Prayers for your family and friends in this difficult time.

Sergeant Geoff Condy
Lafayette County Sheriff's Office Florida

April 20, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and coworkers. Rest In Peace my Brother in BLUE.

Investigator Esrael Silva
Deaf Smith County District Attorney Office, Hereford, Texas

April 20, 2018

God bless you, your partner and your families. Rest in peace.

Retired Lieutenant Belen Jeske
Los Angeles County District Attorney Bureau of Investigation

April 20, 2018

Every time I see an officer down it breaks my heart. Thank you for your sacrifice. Well done good and faithful servent. May God bless your family and coworkers during this time of loss. Words are never enough.

Mrs Lynn Snook

April 20, 2018

I'm very sorry for the loss to both their families and all of their friends. It hurts all law abiding citizens when our law enforcement personnel are attacked and slain. God rest their souls and comfort to all!

William Jernigan

April 20, 2018

Thaughts and prayers to the families and Residents of Gilchrist County

Retired Chief of Law Enforcement David
State of Florida

April 20, 2018

RIP Deputy Lindsey your service was greatly appreciated. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Lindsey Family and your fellow police officers

Robert Poelstra
Retired EMT

April 20, 2018

Rest in peace Deputy Lindsey.


Somebody killed a policeman today .... And a part of America died…. A piece of our country he swore to protect .... Will be buried with him at his side.... The beat that he walked was a battlefield too,.... Just as if he had gone off to war, .... Though the flag of our nation won't fly at half-mast .... To his name they will add a gold star.... The suspect that shot him will stand up in court .... With counsel demanding his rights,.... While a young widowed mother must work for her kids .... And spend many long, lonely nights... .. Yes, somebody killed a policeman today…. Maybe in your town or mine,.... While we slept in comfort behind our locked doors.... A cop put his life on the line.... Now his ghost walks the beat on a dark city street, .... And he stands at each new rookie's side; .... He answered the call… of himself gave his all,.... And a part of America died.

Sgt. Randy Keenan ~ Retired
City of Alameda, CA Police Department

April 20, 2018

May you Rest In Peace Sgt Noel Ramirez and Deputy Taylor Lindsey. Prayers and strength to their love ones.

Po Ibanez

April 20, 2018

Rest in peace Brother.

Lt. Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

April 20, 2018

I am so sorry for your loss. May God bless you with peace.

Sandy White, mother of Det. David White
My son’s EOW: 02/16/12

April 20, 2018

The officers and staff of the Opp, Alabama Police Department offer our sympathy and condolences to the family and co workers of Deputy Lindsey. May God bless you and may Deputy Lindsey rest in peace knowing that we will continue his watch.

Chief Michael E. McDonald
Opp Police Department

April 20, 2018

I’m so sorry that these two young Officers were taken from their families in such a violent manner. It hurts very much to hear the manner of their passing. God bless those Officers and their families. RIP.

Sgt. Michael Williams

April 20, 2018

There are no words to describe the loss, only one more to protect us from above. May God Bless you and keep you safe for eternity.

M/DF/C W. Cornaz, Rtd.
Orange County S.O. Orlando, Fl.

April 20, 2018

Rest in Peace, Thoughts and prayers extended to the family, friends and co-workers of this brave Officer.

Ptl. Bryan Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake OH PD

April 20, 2018

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