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Detective Kevin Dwaine Collins

Pine Bluff Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Monday, October 5, 2020

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Reflections for Detective Kevin Dwaine Collins

Detective Collins was an amazing exceptional cop, I remembered when he made Officer of the year and was assigned to the violent crime unit. We missed him and his charisma around everyone. Rest in Peace Brother . We love you.

Patrolman George Perez

March 24, 2022

Detective Kevin Collins (K.d.), So often I remember calling you, shortly after Chief Hubanks assigned me to the Office of Professional Standards, as the Commander of this Division and told you to come and start your paperwork to become a Pine Bluff Police Officer. I knew how badly you wanted to work at this Police Department. You were also like a Son to me. I saw you around, after working with your Mother and then saw you Monday -Friday, when I was a School Resource Officer at Southeast Middle School and you were a 7th Grader. You would follow me around, ask many questions and talk about your desire of becoming a Pine Bluff Police Officer, only. After you applied and were hired, you were a Great Officer, an Awesome Co-Worker and the Citizens of the Pine Bluff Community loved some Detective Collins. You are solely missed by me and many. I missed the phone calls from you, either from letting me know how your day or night were going or just checking to see how I were doing, even after I Retired. Rest in Peace my dear Brother and Play Son in Blue.
Continued Prayers to his Beautiful Family

Lieutenant Edna Butler (Retired)
Pine Bluff Police Department

February 1, 2022

Rest in peace Detective Collins.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 22, 2021

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

Retired Fire Lieutenant Frank J Corasan
Baltimore City Fire Department

December 5, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and blue family of Detective Kevin Collins. Thankful for his service.

Tanya McGary, mother of Officer William Michael McGary #474 of Conway Arkansas PD, who gave the ultimate sacrifice, EOW 02/01/2013.

November 15, 2020

My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Detective Kevin Collins on your tragic loss. May our Lord give you all the strength and comfort during this difficult time. Thank you for your dedication and service to your community. Rest in peace Detective Kevin Collins.

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

November 1, 2020

Thank you for your service. I pray for the peace and comfort of the Almighty God to rest upon your families and friends. Rise In Glory

Sergeant Sabrina Smith
Valdosta Police Department

October 24, 2020

A Prayer for the Mourning:
“The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.” ’
Numbers 6:24-26

Chaplain Alex Pickens III
Lansing, MI

October 20, 2020

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Detective Collins and the Pine Bluff Police Department during this time. Thank you, Detective Collins, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

October 20, 2020

Rest In Peace

Po Shaun Walters
Nypd ~ Retired

October 19, 2020

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Detective Collins. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Pine Bluff Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

October 19, 2020

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

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

October 18, 2020

Rest easy brother. We have the watch from here. God speed, until Valhalla.

Police Officer John Godbey
China Grove PD

October 16, 2020

Rest easy Brother. May your sacrifice and memory never fade

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

October 12, 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

October 11, 2020

RIP warrior

Frank Magnapera
Ret. Lt , Manchester Twp PD NJ

October 10, 2020

Rest in eternal Peace, good and faithful public servant.
God has already reserved a special place for our peacemakers.
Please continue your careful and diligent watch over us.
When Law Enforcement perishes, a proud and caring nation mourns.
Thank you for your heroic sacrifice!
Thank you for your selfless service!
Thank you for your guardian protection!

Our prayers to the family and department.

Charles F. Holloway, Jr.
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Elizabethtown Police Department

October 9, 2020

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

October 9, 2020

Your service will never be forgotten! May the Lord watch over your brothers and sisters in blue who take it from here. May God bring comfort to the Collins’ family.

Chaplain David Barnes
North Little Rock Police

October 9, 2020

God Bless you Detective Collins and God Bless your brothers and sisters in blue. Our condolences to your family and friends. . Rest In Peace, another hero taken way to soon.

Special Police Officer Art DeVre
Clark Police Dept.

October 9, 2020

Rest in peace Brother.

Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

October 8, 2020

Rest in peace Detective Kevin Collins. You are a true hero.

Jamie D Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office, Retired

October 8, 2020

Detective Kevin Collins was a great Officer and his sacrifice will be forever remembered. May you Rest In Peace! We will never forget you...

Shelly Anzaldua
Jefferson County 911 Center

October 7, 2020

It is with my deepest heartfelt sympathy and condolences that I send prayers of comfort and peace during this time of bereavement in the loss of Detective Kevin Collins; his loss is a very deep feeling to me!!!!!

Sgt. Michael R. Powell
Arkansas State Retired

October 7, 2020

Another "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County PD, NY

October 7, 2020

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