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

Rest in peace Sergeant Gordon Best.
Prayers & Condolences.

Sgt. Randy Keenan ~ (Retired)
City of Alameda, CA Police Department

January 2, 2021

Rest in peace brother. Although we did not know each other in person, we are all family.

Sgt. Christopher J. Froeschl
Vinton Police Department, Vinton, Virginia

January 2, 2021

There are no words to express my sorrow at hearing of the loss of Sergeant Best, except to say; to his family, friends and brothers and sisters in law enforcement, you are all upheld in prayer. I pray that God wraps his arms around each of you.

Greg Mundell
Brother of Federal Way, WA PD officer

January 2, 2021

My fellow Sgt. May god bless you and watch over you and your family. God bless you.

Sergeant (Ret), Robert DiMiceli
California Highway Patrol, Capitol Protection Section

January 2, 2021

Rest In Peace Sir. May God comfort your family, department and community. Thank you for your service.

Former 911 Dispatcher S. Wilson
Prattville Police Department, AL

January 2, 2021

To the family and friends of Sgt. Best, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort, hope and peace and strength in God. I prayer that your shared memories will bring you comfort.

Wife of Lt. Kevin Clyde Mainhart EOW 5/11/2017

January 2, 2021

To the family of Sergeant Gordon William Best, friends, Chief of Police Tommy Dennis and the North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety.
You are lifted up in heart, thought, and prayer. May God comfort, hold you all close, and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding, to keep your hearts and minds though Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service!
"The LORD is near to the brokenhearted, and save 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

January 2, 2021

Very sad. Rest in peace brother.

Former Corporal Brian Sullivan
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

January 2, 2021

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Gordon died in the line of duty.

To the Best family, fellow officers, and all who call Gordon beloved ed, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Sgt Best gave to his community and the citizens of South Carolina and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on January 1, 2021

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 2, 2021

May Sergeant Gordon Best rest in Peace of God, the Perpetual Light Shine upon him, and all Faithful departed, Forever. Amen. +

Transit Police Officer Julian Sage
Detroit Transit Police

January 2, 2021

Rest In Peace my brother, you stand with God now. We will take it from here across this nation

Assistant Chief Sherry Hardin
Okolona Police Department. Okolona Mississippi

January 2, 2021

Rest In Peace, brother.

Deputy Sheriff Steve Hand
Alexandria Sheriff’s Office

January 2, 2021

Rest In Peace

Po Shaun Walters
Nypd ~ Retired

January 2, 2021

Rest In Peace brother. Thank you for your service. God has you now.

Sheriff Ed Cain (Retired), Hardin Co. Tx

January 2, 2021

My you forever rest in peace sir. Thank you for your service to your community.

PO Daniel Staple

January 2, 2021

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

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

January 2, 2021

Rest easy Brother.

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

January 2, 2021

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

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

January 2, 2021

Rest in peace Brother.....My thoughts are with your family, friends, and the members of your agency during this most difficult and tragic time....

LT. Joseph Ward, Ret
Jackson, NJ PD

January 2, 2021

On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Sergeant Gordon William Best and the extended law enforcement family of the North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety, South Carolina.

End of Watch Friday, January 1, 2021

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

January 2, 2021

Rest in Peace Sergeant Best, Thank you for your Service.
My Prayers to your Family both Blood and Blue!!

Cpl. Terri Albright
DuPage County Sheriff's Office

January 2, 2021

RIP Sergeant Best. Thank you for your service to the citizens of North Myrtle Beach

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

January 2, 2021



January 2, 2021

We were academy roommates and very close friends. I am devastated that you are no longer with us. I know you are in a better place. I love you and miss you my biggest regret is not picking up the phone and catching up with you throughout the years. I will pray for your family and do all I can to support them. Rest In Peace my brother I’ve never grieved this hard..

Richard Leighton Barbin

January 2, 2021


Sergeant (RET.) J O

January 2, 2021

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