Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Gordon William Best

North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety, South Carolina

End of Watch Friday, January 1, 2021

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Reflections for Sergeant Gordon William Best

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the Children of God"

We commit this Officer into the hands of our Lord. May the Officer's loved ones find peace in the life led, honor in their Officer's performance and choice of profession, and profound happiness upon being reunited in the future.

God Bless all who answer the Call.

Rusty Featherstone
Deputy Director (Ret.)
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI)

July 28, 2021

RIP

Chris Cosgriff
Founder & Executive Director
Officer Down Memorial Page

July 27, 2021

Thinking of you and all of your loved ones during this very difficult time. You will never be forgotten. Continue to keep watch over all of your loved ones and those still out on patrol.

"It hurts when you have someone in your heart,
But you can't have them in your arms." (Author Unknown)

Robert Gordon, Retired DC Riverside, IL
Father of fallen Chicago Officer: Michael P Gordon: EOW 8/8/04

June 15, 2021

Sergeant Gordon William Best, Thank You Sir, For Your Service To Your Community... My Heartfelt Condolences To Your Family, Your Blue Family, And All Who Knew You... Sergeant Best, May You Rest In Eternal Peace...

Gail Mercado

March 31, 2021

Thank you Sir, for your service.

(Former) Captain Mark A. Slater
Keokuk P.D. (Keokuk, IA)

February 26, 2021

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

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

January 15, 2021

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

James P Waggle, Jr.
Civilian

January 15, 2021

My heart aches for you and your family Sgt Best. A great man and officer gone so soon. May you rest in God’s holy grace and take comfort in his arms. We thank you for your service and sacrifice. You and your family will be my thoughts and prayers.

Ed Macomber SAIC, (retired) Myrtle Beach
United States Secret Service

January 13, 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

January 13, 2021

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Sergeant Best. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters North Myrtle Beach Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

January 12, 2021

On behalf of the Kentucky Peace Officers' Association please accept our condolences on the tragic death of Sergeant Best.

Chip Nowlin
President
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

January 12, 2021

R.I.P. Sergeant Best thoughts and prayers

Retired Sgt. C.G. Keller & family
Elizabeth Police Dept. Elizabeth NJ

January 10, 2021

Rest In Peace Sergeant Best. Thank you for your service to your community.

Special Agent Austin Koval

January 8, 2021

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 7, 2021

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent lost of your Sergeant, Gordon William Best, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Sergeant makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

January 5, 2021

RIP Sgt. Best Prayers to the family, friends and department.

Frmr Deputy Sheriff Charles Weldon
Lowndes Co. S.O.

January 5, 2021

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

January 4, 2021

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

January 4, 2021

To those who loved Sgt. Best, we offer our deepest sympathy. May God bring comfort to you in the days ahead. We are grateful for his service and sacrifice.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs
Maryland

January 4, 2021

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

Lieutenant Brian J. Wills II
Oswego County Sheriff's Office
New York

January 4, 2021

RIP, my fellow guardian of peace , and brother in blue. Gone way to soon, much to young...we got the watch!!

Cpl D. McNeil OCSO

January 4, 2021

Rest in Peace Sergeant Best. 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

January 4, 2021

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Sergeant Best and the North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety during this time. Thank you, Sergeant Best, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

January 4, 2021

Our deepest condolences to the family, friends and department of Sergeant Best. The EOW Riders thank you for your service, your ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten

Allison McCarter
Beyond the Call of Duty
EOW Ride to Remember

January 4, 2021

Rest in peace Brother.

Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

January 4, 2021

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