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

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

May God be with you and your family. With deepest sympathy. Sgt. Mark DePew

Sergeant Mark DePew
Michigan Department of Natural Resources Law Division

January 4, 2021

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

January 4, 2021

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

January 4, 2021

Rest in Peace Sergeant Gordon William Best. Thank you for your 7 years of service with the North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety in North Carolina. We are all thankful to you for your service, your devotion and your sacrifices, and to your family and friends for their sacrifices. Our hearts break for your family, and we want them to know that you will never be forgotten! Our thoughts and Prayers go out to all of your family, and to all of your sisters and brothers in Blue that protect us. God bless you all!! (Matthew5:9)

Kelly & Eddie King

January 3, 2021

My deepest condolences to the family of Sergeant Best. May his soul rest in peace.

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

January 3, 2021

Rest in peace brother

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

January 3, 2021

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

January 3, 2021

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

January 3, 2021

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

To honor Sergeant Best, 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 North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for Gordon’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 Best’s family.

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

January 3, 2021

Thank you for your service. I didn’t know you personally. I do remember seeing your parents at Public Safety functions. Sending prayers to your family and to the City of North Myrtle Beach

Maria Davis

January 3, 2021

Sergeant Best,

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

January 3, 2021

Sergeant Best, it is so difficult to find words to write when someone so young is lost to us. I will pray for your family and those that cared about you here. You have a wonderful smile, Sgt Best! I hope you are smiling down at us. May God watch over you and all those that love you. Rest in Peace, Brother.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Gainesville, GA

January 3, 2021

To the family and all those who knew him, iam so sorry for your loss. I will continue to pray for you all, as this is not just a loss to you all, but in my eyes to the world when it happens to the police that keep is safe

Anita Argento
Just Me who cares 4 our officers

January 3, 2021

Sergeant Best, our Lord took you back to Himself as your life had only begun for reasons known to Him alone. He will reward you abundantly. May He immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

January 3, 2021

RIP, we will hold the line from here. Too young. God bless.

PO Christopher Baldi

January 3, 2021

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

Anrae G Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

January 3, 2021

His time was so short. The year just began, we haven't heal from the year before. Death isn't fair for anyone. My prayer will be for healing, for those that are still living comrades, brothers of this fallen Angel. To his family that he left behind. I am so sorry for your lost.

Veterinary Student Tracy Bagwell, Washington State

January 3, 2021

Rest in Peace Hero

Ed McConnell Asst Police Chief

January 2, 2021

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Thank you for your service Sergeant Best. Rest in peace Dear Brother of Blue. God bless. "Heroes Live Forever"

Surviving Sister Catherine Garibay Sanc

January 2, 2021

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

January 2, 2021

Rest in Peace Sgrt Best my sincere condolences to your family and to your department. God speed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Your ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.


January 2, 2021

There were many nights we sat door to door talking, laughing, and doing reports. I’m going to miss those phone calls from you “running something past me” to get my opinion; I sure wish I could get one more. I’m going to miss you dearly bro. Rest easy

Lance Corporal, Ian Vaughn
North Myrtle Beach DPS, Traffic Unit

January 2, 2021


Sgt. Ron Cromer (Retired).

January 2, 2021

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