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Officer William L. Copeland

Little Rock Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Thursday, December 31, 1885

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Reflections for Officer William L. Copeland

Lest We Forget

Ptl. B L Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake PD OH

July 21, 2020

Gone but never forgotten. RIP Uncle William.

Michelle Franklin
4th Great Uncle

October 22, 2018

That's my family

Yolanda H. Norwood

October 18, 2016

God bless you, Great-Great Uncle William. I have just discovered you in my search for Copeland family ancestry. You were the brother of my g-g-grandfather. I am extremely proud of your service to the Little Rock Police Department back in the 1800s. You literally gave your all in service to others...a family trait. Thank you profoundly. Your great-great-grandniece, Carole

Carole Summers
Great-Great Niece

August 22, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 124th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

January 6, 2010

Rest in Peace, Officer Copeland. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

June 8, 2009



December 28, 2007


Each day I try to read the ODMP. Today I read your story. Any officer who dies in the line of duty will always be remembered for his sacrifice. You died a hero. Rest in peace Officer Copeland.

Captain Robert W Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

May 17, 2004

I stop by this website often after the death of two dear friends with the NCSHP (Troopers Calvin Taylor E.O.W. October 3, 2001 and Anthony Cogdill E.O.W. May 30, 2003). Unfortunately, I had to add the name of another friend recently. Deputy Jeffery Hewitt, Buncombe County (NC) Sheriff’s Department, E.O.W. April 4, 2004.

I want to honor all of those who gave their life in the line of duty. Although your death was many many years ago, you are still a hero.

God Bless the men and women who continue to serve their communities in our great Nation.

...Gone, but never Forgotten....

Marti Ingle (EMT-Paramedic)
Haywood Co EMS (NC)

April 9, 2004

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