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Deputy Jailer Robert T. Daniel

Graves County Jail, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, December 10, 2021

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Reflections for Deputy Jailer Robert T. Daniel

So grateful for Deputy Jailer Robert T Daniel, prayers up for his family! Truly an amazing officer.

Benjamin Harper
No relationship to Deputy Jailer Robert T Daniel, just a citizen

April 15, 2024

My thoughts and prayers continue to be with your family. You were a true hero and ensured the safety of those entrusted to your care first, and in the end paid the ultimate sacrifice. Rest in Peace brother!!!

Lieutenant Bratcher
Barren County Detention Center (KY)

February 3, 2022

Well done, brother ! It’s men like YOU that gave police the moniker,” The Finest.” May GOD protect your family always, as you protected strangers with your very life. ❤️

Retired Officer Metro Nashville PD Paul
Metro Nashville Police Department

December 31, 2021

Rest in Peace Officer Daniel. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this very difficult time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Deputy Parole Administrator Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

December 22, 2021

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

James P. Waggle, Jr.
US Army Veteran (SFC)

December 21, 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

December 21, 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)

December 20, 2021

Requiescat in Paces

Sergeants Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

December 20, 2021

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God." Matthew 5: 9. Prayers to his family, fellow officers and friends! RIP and thank you for your service.

Former Correctional Officer W. Reed
Iowa Departament of Correction

December 20, 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

December 19, 2021

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.
Author Unknown

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

December 19, 2021

To the family, friends and coworkers of Deputy Jailer Robert Daniel; my deepest sympathy for your loss. May you find peace knowing that Robert died protecting so many others. He is a true American Hero. God's Speed Robert!

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

December 19, 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

December 19, 2021

Rest, brother.

Sgt. Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

December 19, 2021

Officer Daniel was the true definition of a hero . This county has so many hero’s we never hear about and we cannot afford to lose a single one . My God Bless Officer Daniel and everyone he touched in his life . Thank you Officer Daniel . To the Daniel family and all of his brothers and sisters in blue I am so sorry for your loss. God bless you all.

Clark Police Dept.

December 19, 2021


Deputy Richard Salle
Johnson County Sheriffs Office Missouri

December 19, 2021

RIP Officer Daniel. My deepest condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. Thank you for your service to our country. Your acts of heroism were amazing. May your family be comforted in this time of sorrow.

J Spencer Roman
Farmington Volunteer Fire Association, Farmington NY

December 18, 2021

Deputy Daniel,

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

December 18, 2021

RIP Deputy Daniel. My sympathies are with your family and fellow officers.

US Army Military Police, Ret

December 18, 2021

Jailer Daniel, you are a true hero in every sense of the word. You put the safety of the men under your charge ahead of yours, and you lost your life for it. Our Lord, who sees all and knows all, will reward you abundantly for your courage, dedication and selfless service. My heart breaks for the sorrow that your father is experiencing over the loss of his son. May God immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

December 18, 2021

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Deputy Jailer Daniel. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Graves County Jail.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

December 17, 2021

I would like to thank him for his honorable service. I hold them in the highest regards. Prayers for the family my heart goes out to you you should be so proud obviously he was an outstanding man. God bless

McCann KellyAnn
Family member of MANY Law enforcement

December 17, 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.
Assistant Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge (ASAC)
New York Field Office
Federal Air Marshal Service

December 17, 2021

Bro - you remind me of the legend of Big John… to the final moment and into eternity, you served. No greater love has anyone. I am praying for all the family you left behind, both blood and blue. We will do our best to take care of them and honor you by honoring them. Fair winds and following seas…until we meet again.

Deputy (LASD Retired) Daniel Glover
Los Angeles County Sheriff (Retired)

December 17, 2021

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God”. Matthew 5:9

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

December 17, 2021

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