Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrol Officer Raymond Eugene Cooper

Ingleside Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, January 15, 1978

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Reflections for Patrol Officer Raymond Eugene Cooper

im still thinking of you! i know your up in heaven and watching down on me! you are my angel dad! i love you! i will never forget you! your loving daughter! lisa redmon

lisa redmon
daughter

March 9, 2010

i love you dad! you are always in my heart and on my mind! i know you are always watching out for me! you are my angel!

lisa redmon
daughter

March 4, 2010

you may not be here in person! but you will never be foregotten! i love you dad! you will remain in my heart forever!!!!!!!

lisa redmon
daughter

March 1, 2010

i love u dad always will

lisa redmon
daughter

February 26, 2010

love you dad! always will

lisa redmon
daughter

February 24, 2010

i love you dad! always on my mind and in my heart! you will never be forgotten! by your daughter lisa

Anonymous

February 23, 2010

i look at what pictures i have of you all the time. i only wish i got to know you! but you will remain in my heart al ways and forever dad!!!!!!! love you signed lisa your daughter

Anonymous

February 18, 2010

i love you dad! i always will. you are never forgotten by me!!!!!!!! your daughter lisa

Anonymous

February 17, 2010

i love you dad! i miss you to! even though i never new you, your always in my heart! from your daughter lisa

lisa redmon
daughter

February 15, 2010

happy birthday dad!! i love u and miss u very much!this is your daughter lisa

Anonymous

January 19, 2010

Today you have been gone from us for 32 years. We still miss you and think of you. I know you are with mom, dad, terry, now Cheryl and Larry. You are probably having a big reunion in the sky. In four days would have been your birthday as well. Just wanted to say we still love and think about you.

louise koutny
sister

January 15, 2010

i really wish you were still here with us! i want to get to know you! love u dad!

Anonymous

January 12, 2010

i know i never got to meet you. but you remain in my heart forever!! i love u dad!

Anonymous

January 11, 2010

JUST WANTED TO SAY HAPPY BIRTHDAY TODAY. WE ARE ALL THINKING OF YOU TODAY AND NOW YOU ARE CELEBRATING WITH GOD, MOM AND DAD. WE STILL MISS YOUR PRESENCE.
LOVE
"SISTER"

louise
sister

January 19, 2009

It is going on another year (31) on the 15th that you have been gone. We still miss you and think fo you. A few days later on the 19th would have been your 63rd birthday. You would probably been retired now if someone hadn't decided to cause your death that day. You are still a big part of our family and often as at Christmas this last year we speak of you fondly as missing at our table. i know you are with GOD and having a party with him, but I hope you know we all still love and miss you.
"sister".

louise koutny
sister

January 7, 2009

Officer Cooper your work on this Earth as we know it is done. You are in God's Hands now brother. May you rest in peace.

SGT. Daryl Brewer
Clarksville Police Dept. Clarksville, Tennessee

May 27, 2008

No matter the years that go by you are never forgotten. As we honor you and all others during this police memorial week we hope that some day no names will have to be added to the wall. We love and respect what each of you have given in the ultimate sacrifice. We still think of you all the time but especially at these times, holidays and your birthday. Although I know mom and dad are with you now and you are celebrating being together, we do miss you.
love always

Louise koutny
sister

May 17, 2008

"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 whos 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
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

February 14, 2008

Although it was 30 years ago on the 15th of January that you left us, we still miss you. Yesterday, the 19th would have been your birthday. Terry is now in Washington and went to the Memorial on both days for all of us in your memory. We love you and miss you evenall these years later.

Louise Koutny
Sister

January 20, 2008

YOU MAY BE GONE MY BROTHER OFFICER BUT YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN.

BETTY KRAMER
SAN ANTONIO,TX

DEPUTY BETTY KRAMER,L.P.
BEXAR COUNTY CONSTABLE PCT.4

January 15, 2008

Today on the 30th anniversary of your death, we pause and say a prayer for the loved ones you left behind to mourn.
May God comfort them on this difficult day and all days.
The pain of losing someone never goes away you just try somehow to accept it.
Rest in peace Officer, you are not forgotten.
Respectfully submitted
Chief John Roelandts (retired)
Deborah Roelandts (911 retired)
Oconomowoc Wisconsin

Chief John Roelandts (retired)
Town of Oconomowoc

January 15, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

January 5, 2008

Rest in peace brother in blue. You are a true hero and although I was only 1 years old on that tragic day you deserve all praise, for I myself have been involved in many pursuits and your honor will live on. To your family my prayers are with you all. All of us Officers go to work everyday knowing it could be the last, so it takes a very special person to protect and serve, God bless, watch out for us left here.

Cpl. JD Green
Manvel PD, Texas

November 5, 2007

It will be 29 years tomorrow 1/15/07 that you were taken from us. Time heals but we never forget. We still miss you. You are in a much better place I know, but it is still a vivid memory with your family. We love you and miss you.

LOUISE KOUTNY
SISTER

January 14, 2007

I noticed you don't have his age or badge number on the information. He was 31 years old at the time of his death. He would have been 32 on his birthday which would have been on January 19th. His badge #was 204 which I have on my license plate.

louise koutny

March 12, 2006

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