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

Jamie was an excellent officer and always willing to lend a helping hand. I’m gonna miss my coworker... RIP my friend.

Sr. Cpl. Lamb
Dallas Police Dept. ( Motors)

July 21, 2018

Oh my gosh. How tragic. I am lost for words....

Nancy Richards

July 21, 2018

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

Chief M D. White (Ret)

July 21, 2018

God bless the Given Family. I worked with Jamie in patrol and traffic, he was a good man and officer. R.I.P. Jamie.

Officer Elvis E. Spears, #509
Rayville Police Department (Dallas P. D. - Retired)

July 21, 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 Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

July 21, 2018

I would like to send my condolences to the Givens Family. May God comfort you during this very difficult time. REST IN PEACE!

First Class Deputy & Antoine Thomas
Wake County Sheriff’s Office

July 21, 2018

I'm hopeful the charge will be more than just a DUI. Thanks for your service and dedication to the profession and to your community brother. We'll hold the line.

Police Officer Ahmed Danso-Faried - Whit
White Plains Police Department

July 21, 2018

God bless you and give you rest Senior Corporal Jamie Givens. You will always be a hero to me. Prayers and my deepest condolences to his loved ones and family.

Gracie Perez, Private Citizen

July 21, 2018

He was my Brother I’m more ways than one. Go rest high on that mountain Brother.

Shannon Beshears, ASAC

July 21, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother

HRPD Officer Jason McGowan
Pentagon Force Protection Agency

July 21, 2018

So sorry, great career succeeded in life. Praying for all involved. God Bless!!

Tim Thomas

July 21, 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

July 21, 2018

May the Lord comfort the family of Senior Corporal Earl Givens and the Dallas Police Dept family at this time.

Chaplain Bill WILSON
Victim Relief Ministries

July 21, 2018

Deepest sympathy to the family and colleagues for this devastating loss.

K. Furgal

July 21, 2018

Rest in Peace Brother!

Sgt. CCB (Ret)

July 21, 2018

God speed....

Police Officer Suzy Regan (retired)
LAPD-Modesto PD

July 21, 2018

Rest In Peace Sir! You will be greatly missed, but never forgotten! We pray your family keeps a close bond and has the strength of our Lord to give them comfort in this horrific time of loss. We all will be there for them as they walk down the road of grief. We send our deepest condolences to all who knew you’

Mom/President of WTC Tammy Avent
Mother of BPA Jose (Joey) Barraza EOW: 4-18-16

July 21, 2018

To the Dallas Police Dept, we the Douglasville Police Dept are sorry for loss. May God bless you, that officer, and his family.

Sgt Chris Williams
Douglasville Police Dept

July 21, 2018

Rest easy Brother, Thank you for your service. You won’t be forgotten.

Blessed are the peacemakers: For they shall be called the children of God.

Matthew 5:9

Jerry Matalone #8046 (Retired)
Des Moines Iowa Police Department

July 21, 2018

Rest easy motorman. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

July 21, 2018

Rest in peace Brother Jamie, you are a true American Hero and till never be forgotten for your service and courage.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs OK PD

July 21, 2018

Senior Corporal Givens:

May you Rest In Peace. Prayers to your family, friends, and coworkers.

Captain Frederick H. Bobbitt, Jr. #2464
Fremont, CA Police Department

July 21, 2018

Thank you for your service. RIP.

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

July 21, 2018

RIP, Senior Corporal Givens. Praying for you and your loved ones.

Officer C Curione
Rochester Police Department, NY

July 21, 2018

Prayers, Rest In Peace Brother

SGT S DaCorta, Ret.
Boston (MA) Police Dept.

July 21, 2018

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