Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Senior Corporal Earl James "Jamie" Givens, III

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, July 21, 2018

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Reflections for Senior Corporal Earl James "Jamie" Givens, III

I want to thank all those who supported our family during the great and unexpected loss of my older brother, Dallas Sr Cpl Jamie Givens. There were so many people at the funeral and so many sent condolences in card and message, plus many worldwide attended his service in Plano TX and Washington OK. We were secluded during so many activities and missed other activities; not getting to visit with the people who loved my brother so much! I know Luke his Horse had a lot of attention over the years and begged businesses for apple slices and petting. Both of his horses were special to him. My brother trained me to be a police officer as well, skills in staying alive, and staying alert. To this day, people say they never heard me approach, or where did you come is second nature. He loved his Greek Friends who owned the Char-Bar and we never were able to reach them after his death. There are so many people who loved Jamie as a person and as an officer. Thank you all for your love you gave him. He told us of so many people on both sides of the law and how he tried to help them all; open their eyes; see the light and that there were options and they could turn around and do right. Others he spent time with on motors, traveling, visiting, and even teaching kids a better-way of his own way. We both helped kids play together nicely, soccer, basketball, anything. There were so many attending his funeral from all over the USA, CAN, MEX, and over the pond. We were told in the planning stage, there will not be many people who show up...well they ended up with the largest service ever for one officer killed in the line of duty. Over 5000 inside and many more outside as far as the eye could see. He was respected by the public, by his friends, and for those he called his friends--you know who you are...and there are thousands. Jamie was a Field Training Officer, Mounted Patrol, Motors, SWAT, and probably one of the best public relations person you could meet. Thirty-two years and killed after preparing for retirement with his wife Cindy. Both were to retire in 2018 and made plans for moving and more traveling. Thank you from our entire family. His wife Cindy, Mom Delores, sons, and me--his SweetPea Sister.

Dr. Lourrinda Renee

June 16, 2023

Hard to believe its been four years since Dean called that horrible day, and told me you were gone. Just wanted tell you, your not forgotten and your spirit lives on brother. As a matter of fact, just the other day, I was telling some guys at my new department a funny story about you. Until we meet again in the Halls of Valhalla.

Brian Shrier
Spokane PD

July 21, 2022

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 21, 2020

James “Jamie” Earl Givens. “A TRUE HERO” for the awesome “DALLAS POLICE DEPARTMENT”. I still owe Jamie a case of Budweiser, after he hammered me over Pizza in my home when The Celtics won...going away. I’ll repay that case of “Near Beer ” since alcohol was not prohibited in our Baptist up-bring. RIP Jamie...the best human ever to be graced in our times!

Next door neighbor

October 22, 2019

You died while allowing others to pay their respects to another brother officer. You almost certainly saved others by your presence but paid the ultimate sacrifice to do so. Gone but not forgotten, RIP.

Holly Rockwell-Celerier

December 4, 2018

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God”. Matthew 5:9

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

August 27, 2018

I pray that everyone will find comfort in Revelation 21:4, where it says "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away." Until we can see all of our loved ones again in Paradise, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 21, 2018

To all my brothers & sisters remember GOD is still in control. Rip Bro!!!

Sc Ed White
Dallas police motors

August 13, 2018

It was an honor to ride with you. May God bless you and rest in peace. You will never be forgotten!


Arlington, Texas

Mark Littel
North Texas Patriot Guard

August 9, 2018

We’ve lost a truly great man. He was a cops cop who cared for everyone around him. I still can’t believe he’s gone. One day we’ll laugh together again my friend.

SC Steven Shivers
Dallas Police Dept

August 6, 2018

Thinking of you and your family. Thank you for your service. God bless

Special Agent in Charge Diane Upchurch
FBI - Little Rock

August 5, 2018

R.I.P brother you will never be forgotten and Always be missed

Police Explorer Jayvier Echevarria
Harris county sheriffs office

August 3, 2018

R.I.P. BROTHER Givens!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

August 1, 2018



August 1, 2018

Condolences to your family and fellow brothers and sisters in Blue. May you Rest In Peace!

Chief M D. White (Ret)

July 31, 2018

Prayers for the family of the fallen. Gone but never forgotten. RIP

Lieutenant Robert Andrews
South Carolina Department of Corrections

July 31, 2018

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Senior Corporal, James "Jamie" Givens III, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Senior Corporal makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

July 31, 2018

My thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the police officers who are tragically killed in the line of duty as well as the officers who continue to put themselves in harm's way. May Our Lord give strength and comfort to the family of Senior Corporal Jamie Givens during this difficult time. Rest in peace.

CBP Officer (retired), Luis Otero
Department of Homeland Security/Bureau of Customs & Border Protection

July 29, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers for Sr Corporal Givens family and friends. The Patriot Guard Riders will miss your smiling face.

Brenda Rowell
National Board of Directors Secretary

July 28, 2018

Our agency expresses our deepest condolences to the officer family and also to your agency. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers in these difficult times.

Recruit Michael Martin
Zone 5 Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy

July 27, 2018

Thank you Senior Corporal Givens III for your dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Texas. You are a true AMERICAN HERO !!!! My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever, rest in peace, my brother.


Sergeant Mitchell G. Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

July 27, 2018

Rest in peace Brother.

Lieutenant Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

July 27, 2018

Rest in peace brother.

Officer Kyle Groose
Laramie PD, WY

July 27, 2018

Senior Corporal Givens, you gave an unprecedented 32 years in the service of the citizens of Dallas. The citizens of Dallas will not forget the ultimate sacrifice that you made in the line of duty. Thanks for being part of that tough and courageous Blue Line. May GOD bless you and your family abundantly. A special blessing to your family left behind. Thanks for your lengthy service brother.

Sgt. (Ret) Steve Davis
Maricopa County S.O.

July 26, 2018

Condolences from our family to the family, friends and fellow officers. Our prayers are with you and yours.

David and Cara Bakken

July 26, 2018

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