Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Cooper Andrew Dyson

Pierce County Sheriff's Department, Washington

End of Watch Saturday, December 21, 2019

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Cooper Andrew Dyson

Hero never forgotten. Prayers to family blood and blue

Retired telecommunicator

December 21, 2019

RIP young man! You have a place in Heaven and will continue to patrol the streets up there.

K-9 Inspector Carlos Cruz

December 21, 2019


G P P D. C565

December 21, 2019

My deepest of gratitude Dep. Dyson, and sincere condolences to your family.

Tommy Schoenfeld, Chief of Police Ret.
Brookfield P.D., Brookfield IL.

December 21, 2019

Rest in Peace Deputy Dyson. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, coworkers and friends.

Lieutenant Robert T. Mote (ret)
Buena Park, CA Police Department

December 21, 2019

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

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

December 21, 2019

Rest in peace, Deputy Dyson. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time. May God stand in the gap of your absence and provide an extra measure of love and protection for your young child.

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

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

December 21, 2019

R.I.P Deputy Sheriff Dyson

Brian Molyneaux

December 21, 2019

RIP Deputy Sheriff Dyson. Sincere condolences and prayers to his family and fellow colleagues for their tragic loss. Thank you for your service. Salute and Respect from the South African Police Service.

Constable Tessa Le Roux
South African Police Service

December 21, 2019

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of Deputy Sheriff Cooper Dyson during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May happy moments from 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 Deputy Sheriff Cooper Dyson.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit Police Officer Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04

December 21, 2019

Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

December 21, 2019

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

S. I. Drake - Lt/IPD | IMPD (Ret)

December 21, 2019

Rest In Peace brother, we will take it from here.

Patrol Officer Victor Montanez
Venice Police Department

December 21, 2019

Rest in Peace brother. We'll take it from here.

Allen McArthur
Pierce County Sheriff's Department

December 21, 2019

Thank you Deputy Dyson for your hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Washington. 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

December 21, 2019

Until VALHALLA--RIP bro..

LEO & Survivor

December 21, 2019

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Jamie Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office, Ret.

December 21, 2019

God bless you Deputy Cooper Dyson for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends, and to your brothers and sisters from the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department. Rest in Peace Brother.

Officer Jim Drabos (Retired)
San Gabriel (CA) Police Department

December 21, 2019

Rest In Peace Deputy Dyson

DOD Officer James Friedman (Retired)

December 21, 2019


Retired Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service, Canada

December 21, 2019

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

December 21, 2019

God bless you and your family and Department brother you are not forgotten Thank you for your sacrifice again a thug contributed to the death of a brother I hope justice is swift but as I have said before no punishment just a judicial system that is badly broken God walk with you and all my Brothers and Sisters that do this calling everyday Roman's 13 4

Retired Lieutenant Tommy Pettus
Talladega Alabama Police Department

December 21, 2019

“Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

December 21, 2019

Rest In Peace brother.

Corporal (Retired) Glenn Elliott
Temple Police Department--Temple,Tx

December 21, 2019

Rest easy my Brother. May your sacrifice and memory never fade.

Deputy Ron Buchholz
Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office NM Retired.

December 21, 2019

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