Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Parnell Laroy Guyton

University of Alabama at Birmingham Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Friday, July 31, 2020

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Reflections for Sergeant Parnell Laroy Guyton

On behalf of Alabama Concerns of Police Survivors, we will be here if you family needs us. We help rebuild shattered lives. It's been a year. You are not forgotten.

Cindy Hatcher
Alabama Concerns of Police Survivors
Mother of Officer David L Curtis, Tampa PD
EOW 6/29/2010

August 17, 2021

Officer Guyton, thank you for your service to the academic community and the community as a whole. You are in my prayers as are those who personally feel the pain of your passing.

God Bless, Brother and may you forever Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

January 21, 2021

Sgt. Guyton,

Always a kind word and a good to see you with a fist bump every time. Fair and honest to those he served in the UAB and Birmingham Area.

I'm honored to call you my friend and you are surely missed by all at the Department.

RIP #209

SSO Michael Dunning
University of Alabama at Birmingham Police Department.

October 7, 2020

RIP Sergeant Guyton. Thank you for your service to the citizens of University of Alabama at Birmingham

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

September 22, 2020

On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Sergeant Parnell Guyton and the extended law enforcement family of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Police Department, Alabama.

End of Watch Friday, July 31, 2020.

Rest in Peace brother and watch over us. We will protect and serve from here on in your honor.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

September 15, 2020

Sergeant Guyton,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

September 11, 2020

To the family of Sergeant Parnell Guyton, friends, Chief of Police Anthony B. Purcell and the
University of Alabama at Birmingham Police Department, AL
You are lifted up in heart, thought, and prayer. May God comfort, hold you close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding to keep your hearts, and minds through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service!
"The LORD is near to the brokenhearted, and saves those who are crushed in spirit." Psalm 34:18
"For he, (Jesus) has said, I will never leave you or forsake you." Hebrews 13:5

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Goldsboro, NC

September 10, 2020

May god bless the family..

OFFICER Alvin Dumas
Bishop State Campus Police Department

August 31, 2020

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.
Author Unknown

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

August 27, 2020

Rest in peace Sergeant Guyton!
You will not be forgotten!

Willie Bell Hopewell VA!
Friend Of All Law Enforcement Officers!

August 27, 2020

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

August 25, 2020

Rest in Peace Sergeant Guyton. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this difficult time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Deputy Parole Administrator Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

August 24, 2020

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Sergeant, Parnell Guytin, from complications of the COVID-19 virus. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Sergeant succumbs from this deadly virus. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

August 24, 2020

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Sergeant Guyton. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at University of
Alabama at Birmingham Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

August 24, 2020

So sad 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 Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

August 24, 2020

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well.

Douglas J. Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Central Macomb Lodge #187 Macomb County MI.

August 24, 2020

On behalf of the Kentucky Peace Officers' Association please accept our condolences on the passing of Sergeant Guyton.

Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

August 24, 2020

Praying for peace and comfort today and in the days ahead. With deepest sympathy,

Rita Rocker
Deputy Executive Director
Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

August 24, 2020

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden (Retired)

August 23, 2020

One of the nicest people I have ever met. You will be truly missed. Rest In Peace.

Police Officer Willie Smith
B'ham PD/ Former coworker

August 22, 2020

Guyton family and friends may God grant all of you with a speedy healing. Sgt.Guyton thank you for your Service to your Community and Department. Most of all thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice in the Line of Duty.

Ret.Res.Sgt Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls,OH Police Dept

August 22, 2020

Heavenly Father, I boldly come before your throne of grace in sincere, faithful, and fervent prayer. I lift up to You for Your blessings and divine redemption and salvation, all those law enforcement officers who have fallen in the Line-of-Duty. For the Holy Scriptures proclaim, “For the policeman does not frighten people who are doing right; but those doing evil will always fear him. So if you don’t want to be afraid, keep the laws and you will get along well. The policeman is sent by God to help you. But if you are doing something wrong, of course you should be afraid, for he will have you punished. He is sent by God for that very purpose.” [Romans 13:3-4] Christ Jesus said, “No one has greater love than this, that someone would lay down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13] and “The peacemakers are blessed, for they will be called sons [children] of God.” [Matthew 5:9]. May God bless, support, and surround the men and women of law enforcement with the hedge of Your protection as they serve and protect us every day and every night. In Christ Jesus, I pray. Amen.

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS
Nashua NH and Merrimack NH Police Departments

August 22, 2020

My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Sergeant Parnell Guyton on their tragic loss. May our Lord give you all the strength and comfort needed during this difficult time. Thank you Sergeant Parnell Guyton for your dedication and service to your community, and to our nation. Rest in peace brother in blue.

CBP Officer(retired) Luis Otero
DHS/Bureau Of Customs And Border Protection

August 22, 2020

may HIS light shine perpetual upon his face

Chief Jim Allen (retired)
Mobile County Child Support

August 22, 2020

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Sergeant Parnell Guyton. Please know we are eternally grateful for Parnell’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Sergeant Guyton, POINT 27 sent 27 Thin Blue Line Dog Tag Necklaces, engraved with “Blessed are the Peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Matthew 5:9, to the University of Alabama at Birmingham Police Department Birmingham, Alabama for Parnell’s partner and fellow officers. POINT 27 sent a Folded Flag Necklace engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Sergeant Guyton wife.

POINT 27 is a Non-Profit organization with a mission to strengthen and encourage members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and their families, by sharing scripture on Dog Tags and Jewelry called Shields of Strength.

We will never forget and we are forever grateful.


Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired
Executive Director-POINT 27

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department-Reserve Division
POINT 27 National Outreach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison
[email protected]

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department Reserve Division
POINT 27- National Out Reach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison

August 22, 2020

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