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Deputy U.S. Marshal Henry C. Dale

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, July 15, 1971

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Reflections for Deputy U.S. Marshal Henry C. Dale

“HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAD”
I love and miss you so much

Elaynna L Dale
Daughter

July 21, 2019

I knew Henry while stationed at the Chicago detachment of the 204th Military Police Company, Ft Sheridan Illinois. He was one of the kindest men I have ever met. My sympathy to your family. Rest in peace my friend.

Richard Owen
Military Police

July 20, 2016

It's been forty-two years and you remain fresh in my mind. There's not a day that goes by that I don't think of you in some way. You taught me so much . Our special talks and special uncle and niece dates are memories that I will cherish forever. Thank you for your service to make this country a safer place. I will always treasure each moment of your life that I was privileged to share with you. I will love you forever.

Sandra Anne Williams
Niece

February 21, 2016

Deputy U.S. Marshal Dale,
On today, the 44th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service sacrifice for our Country-not just as a LEO but also when you served in the U.S. Army-especially during the Korean War when you were a POW. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

July 14, 2015

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 42nd anniversary year 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 who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater

January 8, 2013

Hero and Warrior!!

Inspector

July 28, 2012

"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
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and may not be duplicated without permission

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

March 20, 2008

YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN. REST IN PEACE DEPUTY DALE.

July 14, 2006

Rest In Peace.

#2959
U.S. Marshals

July 14, 2006

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