Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Frederick Henry "Butch" Cameron, Jr.

Fairfax County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Tuesday, January 12, 2021

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Reflections for Sergeant Frederick Henry "Butch" Cameron, Jr.

RIP OUR BROTHER OUR COMRADE, MAY THE GREAT SPIRIT WAKAN TANKA AND THE GHOST DANCER WALK WITH YOU IN THIS NEW JOURNEY EMNEV. SOAR ON EAGLES WINGS FOREVER BROTHER !!!!

Mark Capshaw, Officer (Ret)
Poarch Tribal PD, Alabama Department of Corrections Poarch and Atmore

January 12, 2021

Rest In Peace Sgt. Cameron. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Cameron Family and the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office.

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

January 12, 2021

Rest In Peace Butch. I’ll see you again someday Brother

Rich Reeves

January 12, 2021

Cameron family and friends may God grant all of you with a speedy healing. Sgt. Cameron thank you for your service to your Community and Department. Most of all thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice in the Line of Duty.

Res.Ofc.Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls, OH Police Department

January 12, 2021

Brother, I worked with you for ten years, and I still cannot believe this! May you Rest In Peace. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and those you worked with in Fairfax. My deepest condolences. #gonebutnotforgotten #thinblueline

Master Deputy Sheriff Nathan Smith
Fauquier County Sheriff's Office

January 12, 2021

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Sergeant Ronny Watts
Virginia Beach Sheriff Office

January 12, 2021

Rest in Peace Sergeant Cameron. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, coworkers and friends.

Lieutenant Robert T. Mote (ret)
Buena Park, CA Police Department

January 12, 2021

Rest In Peace

Po Shaun Walters
Nypd ~ Retired

January 12, 2021

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

Surviving Sister Catherine Garibay Sanc

January 12, 2021

Rest in peace Sergeant Cameron.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 12, 2021

Rest In Peace...

Retired Detective
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

January 12, 2021

God bless you Sergeant Frederick Cameron, for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends, and to your brothers and sisters from the Fairfax County Police Department. Rest in Peace Brother.

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

January 12, 2021

Rest, brother.

Sgt Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

January 12, 2021

Rest in peace, Cameron. 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

January 12, 2021

Requiescat in Pacem

Sergeant Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

January 12, 2021

This one hits way too close.. Rest In Peace brother.

Deputy Sheriff Steve Hand
Alexandria Sheriff’s Office

January 12, 2021

May you rest in peace my friend, god bless you and keep you until we meet again.

Lieutenant Wallace Chadwick
Chesapeake Police Department

January 12, 2021

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

January 12, 2021

Condolences to the family, friends and fellow Officers from Blue Knights NC II

Chaplain Blue Knights NC II Frank Spear
Blue Knights NC II

January 12, 2021

Rest in peace brother. We have the watch from here.

Sgt Tommy Thomason
Signal 88 Security

January 12, 2021

“Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

January 12, 2021

Rest in peace brother.

Former Corporal Brian Sullivan
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

January 12, 2021

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

January 12, 2021

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Brother and Hero in Sergeant Frederick "Butch" Cameron. I believe our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven. May the Lord deliver Blessings, Comfort and Peace to his family, friends and all members of the Fairfax County Sheriff's Office, Virginia.

Retired, T W Martinez
FOP member
State of New Mexico/JJS

January 12, 2021

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