Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff William Allen Nalley

Charleston County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, June 7, 1992

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff William Allen Nalley

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

June 7, 2021

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Nalley.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 23, 2020

26 years my friend. I cant believe it has been that long that you were taken from us. Know that you are never far from our hearts or thoughts. Miss your guitar playing and our talks.

Pfc T Beutler
Chas Co Sheriff Office retired/Dorch Co Sheriff Office Part time

October 4, 2018

Deputy Sheriff Nalley,
On today, the 26th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Charleston County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

June 7, 2018

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 8, 2015

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 15, 2014

Another year my friend and I still think of you often. RIP and one day we will meet again.

FTO T Beutler
SACDC Transport Division

September 10, 2014

Another year my friend and my heart still aches for you. Still think about the antics we use to pull. Like the time the elderly couple thought it was cute when you were chasing me through the parking lot. If they had only known what we were up to. But then again grandpa did give you a thumbs up so he might have known. I look forward to seeing you again my friend.

Fti T Beutler
Charleston Count

June 12, 2012

Another year my friend and it seems only like yesterday that you were taken from us. I cherish the memories of the antics we use to pull and the fun that we shared putting grey hairs on Sgt Cripp's head. Still laugh at the elderly couple that thought we were so cute if only they knew . rest in peace my friend and one day we will finish what we started.

FTI Teresa Beutler

January 30, 2012

Bill, we sure do miss you. I can't believe it has been 17 years. I visit your mom often. She is one of my best friends. I will always take care of her for you. We talk about you often....


July 17, 2009

It's been a long time since we searched those woods and finally found you and Buddy. I don't think there is a single time a copter goes by that I don't think of you two.
I miss you my friend.

Bruce Orr - Sergeant / Retired

March 11, 2009

"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
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

November 16, 2007

Thank You for serving my home - Charleston, S.C.

Maj M. B. Parlor

June 7, 2007

14 years and you are still on my mind. I can still remember some of the crazy antics we use to pull and put grey hairs on Sgt Cripps's head., One day my friend I will see you again.

FTI Beutler

November 27, 2006

Rest in peace sir. Thank you for your service.

Collins Fire Dept. (Mississippi)

August 30, 2006

You are still sadly missed my friend. May you forever rest in peace.

Detention Officer Teresa Beutler
Charleston County Sheriff Office

April 16, 2005



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