Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff William Christopher Dickerson

Panola County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, December 31, 2019

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff William Christopher Dickerson

Chris, man, I can't believe it's been 4 years. It was an honor to work alongside you at the beginning of my career briefly.

I'm praying for 2024, your family and fellow deputies see the person responsible finally held accountable.

God bless your family with comfort on this day brother.

Officer Trent Welborn
Mineola Police Department

December 31, 2023

We cannot thank you enough for your service & your sacrifice. Your memory is held high here in Camdenton, MO at the Concerns of Police Survivors National Office. We will be sure to keep you and your family in our hearts & on our minds as we continue our mission.

Officer L. Valverde #403
C.O.P.S. & Richland Police Department, MO

April 20, 2022


When I think of you, I can’t help but to think of all the goofy times we shared growing up together in school, baseball, football, and eventually at the fire department. You were a good man and an even better friend to all that knew you. I miss you, buddy.

Jake Vanover FF/EMT-P
Frisco FD and Friend

December 31, 2021

My dear friend, we all miss you each and every day still. Your smile and laugh was so contagious and that is what I see every day. I wish they would have posted one of those pictures with your genuine smile showing your GENUINE, GENEROUS compassion for others. It is not mentioned in the biography that You were a Dispatcher for Carthage Police Department on your nights off to help support your family, you were a Volunteer for the Carthage Fire Department and still continuing to serve in the military under National Guard, not withstanding your coaching in sports with the kids. When we worked together in Dispatch at the Sheriff's Office, while becoming Triple-certified (Jailer, Dispatcher, Peace Officer), I often wondered when you slept and how you thrived in everything you did and maintained such a positive, humble, but charismatic attitude that kept everyone entertained and smiling. It's September, 2021 and you are STILL around us every single day and we miss you. Your killer has not come to justice, yet... but he will in this life, or the next. We know that you are a great addition in Heaven, making everyone laugh like you did here on this earth. We will try to continue on and take it from here, for you until we see you again (and probably soon). We love and miss you Dickerson. I hope that all of the other agencies and anyone else who reads about you, will realize what a profound loss it was to lose you. You were an asset to this community and this world. Thank you for ALL of your services!! Red line, thin gold line, blue line - you did it all and you did it well! Well done thy GOOD and FAITHFUL Servant!

Karen England / TCO Dispatch
Panola County and Friend

September 19, 2021

Rest in peace, your heroism will never go unnoticed. Prayers to your family and children. You will never be forgotten.

Jen Roberts Deputy Sheriff (Retired)
Luzerne County Pennsylvania

April 7, 2021

Rest in peace, my brother. Condolences and blessings to your loving family.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

December 31, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr., ASAC
Federal Air Marshal Service

February 6, 2020

Deputy Dickerson, we will remember you and your service to your county and your country. I pray your wife and daughter will always know that even though you are gone, they still have the biggest and best family in the world. Rest easy brother. We will hold the line.

Deputy Josiah McGrew
Grant Parish Sheriff's office

January 31, 2020

Deputy Dickerson, your murder will face true justice if not in this world, then in the next. Being sent to Texas is a good sign that justice will be done, but how infuriating that it has to be.

You're gone from those who know and love you best, physically, but so long as they keep you forever in their hearts and minds, you will never truly be gone from them.

God Bless you, Brother, thank you for all of your service and may your eternal rest be ever peaceful.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

January 22, 2020

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Deputy Dickerson. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Panola County Sheriff's Office.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

January 21, 2020

Chris was a dedicated husband, father, friend, and officer. I was honored to be his dispatcher and for him to be my best friend. He always went above and beyond protecting his community. He’s very much loved and so many hearts are hurting....His boots will never be filled! But May his foot steps encourage others to be a reflection of him.

TCO Hannah Smith
Panola Co SO

January 17, 2020

Deepest Sympathy to the family of Deputy Dickerson and to the Brothers and Sisters of the Panola County Sheriff Department Texas. May God give comfort and understanding to the family and associates of Deputy Dickerson. RIP Brother we got your Watch.

Chaplain Terry L. Longacre (Ret.Manor Tw
And Red RoseLodge FOP# 16 Lancaster, County Pennsylvania

January 16, 2020

Sheriff Dickerson, your long and faithful service to keep others safe will not go unnoticed by our good Lord who knows and sees everything. Your reward in heaven will be abundant. May He immerse you and those you've left behind in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

January 14, 2020

Thank you for your service sir GOD BLESS.

Mrs.C Singleton /Concern Citizen

January 13, 2020

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Lieutenant E.Kemmer
Nevada Department of Public Safety

January 8, 2020



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January 6, 2020

Rest in peace young brother, we'll take it from here. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Deputy Dickerson during this time of tragic and senseless loss.

Sgt Donnie Meaders
Wetumka (OK) Police Department

January 6, 2020

My prayer is that God will strengthen the Dickerson Family during this very terrible tragedy. Lord please comfort the Panola County Sheriff's Office during the loss of there dear brother. Rest in Peace Brother.

Master Deputy & Antoine Thomas
Wake County Sheriff's Office

January 6, 2020

I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers. RIP.

Retired Fire Lieutenant Frank J Corasan
Baltimore City Fire Department

January 6, 2020

No greater man is he than to lay down his life for another, and you did just that brother, May God bless your precious family and coworkers and the scum bag be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the Law!!!

Deputy Sheriff (Ret). Larry McCorkle
Burke County Sheriff's Department, NC

January 5, 2020

All gave some,Some gave All and you did that for all of us Brother, May our Lord and Savior bless and protect your family and coworkers. Love you brother.

Deputy Sheriff (Ret). Larry McCorkle
Burke County Sheriff's Department, NC

January 5, 2020

Thank you for your service, God bless the Dickerson family.

Aux. Deputy Shaver
Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office

January 5, 2020

RIP Brother. God Bless...

OFC/ Detective Carlos Selvi
Balto. Co. P.D.

January 4, 2020

God bless you sir & your family. RIP sir! Prayers going up!
Commercial Vehicle Officer
Supervisor II K.M. Berry
Missouri State Highway Patrol RETIRED.

Kathleen Berry

January 4, 2020

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