Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Lieutenant Loyd Ray Hamm

Richland Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Monday, November 2, 2020

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Reflections for Lieutenant Loyd Ray Hamm

Rest in peace brother

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

November 19, 2020

Rest in peace, Lieutenant Hamm. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

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

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

November 18, 2020

Rest in peace Lieutenant Hamm!
You will not be forgotten!

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

November 18, 2020

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

Chip Nowlin
President
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

November 17, 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

November 16, 2020

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Lieutenant Hamm. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Richland Parish Sheriff's Office.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

November 16, 2020

LT Hamm,

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

November 14, 2020

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

November 14, 2020

Rest In Peace

Po Shaun Walters
Nypd ~ Retired

November 13, 2020

Thank you for your service. Prayers for your family and your Department.

Sergeant Monica Veney
Baltimore Police Department

November 12, 2020

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

November 12, 2020

Lieutenant Hamm, for many years, you dedicated your life to protecting others that they may be safe. It took a small virus to take your life. Our Lord, who sees all and knows all, will reward you abundantly for your courage, dedication and selfless service. I can only imagine the grief that your mother is experiencing now. It is against the law of nature for a parent to lose a child. May God immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

November 12, 2020

My condolences to Mrs. Loyd Hamm, his three children, his three beautiful grandchildren, his beautiful mother and LEO family members. May Lt.. Hamm Rest In Peace.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

November 12, 2020

may HIS light shine perpetual upon his face

Chief Jim Allen (retired)
Mobile County Child Support

November 12, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother

james oneill
NYPD

November 12, 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

November 12, 2020

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends.
Thank you for your unselfish service.

James P Waggle, Jr.
Civilian

November 11, 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

November 11, 2020

God bless you Liuetenant Loyd Ray Hamm, for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends, and to your brothers and sisters from the Richland Parish Sheriff’s Office. Rest in Peace Brother.

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

November 11, 2020

Rest in Peace Lt Hamm. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Hamm Family and the Richland Parish Sheriff's Office.

Cpl. Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office New Jersey

November 11, 2020

RIP Brother

Robert Sillmon
Randolph County Sheriff's Office (retired)

November 11, 2020

On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Lieutenant Loyd Ray Hamm and the extended law enforcement family of the Richland Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana.


End of Watch Monday, November 2, 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

November 11, 2020

RIP from the State of Florida

President Bobby Jenkins
Florida State FOP Lodge

November 11, 2020

Rest easy brother thank you for your service. May your sacrifice or memory never fade.

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

November 10, 2020

Deepest Sympathy to the family of Lt. Hamm and to the Brothers and Sisters of the Richland Go. Sheriff’s Office, Louisiana May God give comfort and understanding to his family and associates, for his loss. RIP Brother!

Chaplain Terry L. Longacre (Ret.Manor Tw
Red Rose Lodge FOP# 16 Lancaster, County Pennsylvanianbiu hasMa

November 10, 2020

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