Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer William Francis Evans

United States Capitol Police, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, April 2, 2021

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Reflections for Police Officer William Francis Evans

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

April 4, 2021

RIP, Officer Evans. Praying for your loved ones.

Officer C Curione (Retired)
Rochester Police Department, NY

April 4, 2021

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

To honor Police Officer Evans, 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 United States Capitol Police in Washington, DC for William’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 Police Officer William Evans’ wife.

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.

Respectfully,

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]
214-908-2617

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department Reserve Division
POINT 27- National Out Reach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison

April 4, 2021

Thank you for your service and sacrifice, may you rest is peace with the Lord. We’ll take it from here brother.

Officer Joseph Robedeau
Dept. Homeland Security

April 4, 2021

May God bless you and your loved ones Officer Evans on your first Easter Sunday in heaven.

With great honor and deep respect for you, and
peace and comfort to your survivors

Sergeant Fredric E. Oakman
Pennsylvania State Police (retired)

April 4, 2021

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A, Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

April 4, 2021

I'm a survivor on behalf my family to your family. Please accept our deepest condolences on your officer.
RIP

William Derrickson

April 4, 2021

Rest easy brother well take over for now. IGY6

PFC Anthony Artka
Indiana National Guard

April 4, 2021

PRAYERS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AND OUR FAMILY OF BLUE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF YOUR COMMUNITY. ANOTHER OFFICER TAKEN TO SOON. REST IN GOD'S ARMS.

MOTHER OF A DALLAS POLICEWOMAN LINDA KEM
NONE

April 3, 2021

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the United States Capitol Police. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

April 3, 2021

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

April 3, 2021

Rest easy brother. We got the watch.

Cpl Albert Roa
Bureau of Engraving and Printing Police

April 3, 2021

Godspeed, Officer Evans. You will never be forgotten.

Joan S Marotto, Special Agent (retired)
Criminal Investigation Section, CT Revenue Services

April 3, 2021

RIP Officer Evans. Thank you for your service to the United States

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

April 3, 2021

Rest Easy Brother. We shared the same uniform at Western New England College (baseball) and we share the same uniform now. Your sacrifice and service will not be forgotten.

Ptl. Nicholas Ziminsky
Chelmsford Police Department

April 3, 2021

My dad knew you from bowling days in Burke. I was saddened to hear the news even before that revelation. RIP, Billy. I wish the family all the peace and comfort they deserve. We’ll take it from here, brother.

Sgt Chris Ovenden
NOVA PD

April 3, 2021

All give some, some give all. Rest in Peace!

PTL B L Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake PD OH

April 3, 2021

Rest In Peace now brother in blue ! My sympathy to your family and fellow police officers !

Richard Burger , retired detective
Fond du lac Wis Police Dept.

April 3, 2021

Rest In Peace brother. Your service will never be forgotten. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and department during this tragic time. Matthew 5:9.

Lieutenant Don Barton
Garden City PD, MI

April 3, 2021

Rest In Peace Police Officer Billy Evans! Thank you for your 18 years of service with the United States Capitol Police. 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

April 3, 2021

All I can say to this sad, sad happening is God Bless Officer Evans. May you rest in peace and in the loving hands of our Father. Condolences and heartfelt sympathies to your family, the brave men and women of the the Capital Police forth and thank you for your dedicated service!!

Jim Hill
Concerned Citizen

April 3, 2021

Father in Heaven please give them the strength, courage and perseverance to endure unjust condemnation, danger, and physical abuse to which they are, at times, subjected.

Survivor John Gallagher
Merchant Marine

April 3, 2021

Thank you for your bravery and for protecting our country. I am praying that your family will have the strength to endure what lies ahead of them. You are now safe in the arms of Jesus and I will continue to keep your family in my prayers. God Bless and Godspeed, Officer William Evans. We will never forget you!

LISA B.
GEORGIA LEO SUPPORTER

April 3, 2021

On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family Police Officer William Evans and the extended law enforcement family of the United States Capitol Police.


End of Watch Friday, April 2, 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

April 3, 2021

In Honor And Respect, Officer William Evans. Sir, Thank You For Your "18" Years Of Dedicated Service With The United States Capitol Police Department. We Shall Never Forget Your Sacrifice To Protect Our Country !! My Heartfelt Condolences To Your Family And Your Blue Family... Officer William Evans, May You Rest In Eternal Peace...

Gail Mercado

April 3, 2021

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