Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Jerry C. Davis

North Little Rock Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Thursday, January 7, 1982

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Reflections for Patrolman Jerry C. Davis

I can’t help but think you were watching over us on 1/7/18. Thank you for keeping us safe. You will forever be remembered for your sacrifice.

Officer S. Thompson
North Little Rock Police Department

May 15, 2018

You’re never forgotten. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Arkansas. God bless you, your family, and fellow officers.

Special Agent in Charge Diane Upchurch
FBI - Little Rock

January 7, 2018

I remember standing on the corner by the Church where your funeral was held. I was 21 and knew that day as I watched the line of police cars following your body that I would someday become a police officer. Thanks for your service. Your partner that night, Officer Schalchlin was a great training officer and is a good Christian man.
Gone but not forgotten.

Chief Mike Davis
North Little Rock Police Department

May 14, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 30th 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 who was murdered in the 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.

I pray for solace for all those who love and miss you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 7, 2012

Although your tour of duty is over, you will never be forgotten! May God bless you, your family and your co-workers. Rest in peace my brother

Lieutenant George Monroe Retired
Pulaski County Sheriff Dept.

July 4, 2011

Thank you for your bravery, dedication and ultimate sacrifice. You will FOREVER be a hero and will NEVER be forgotten!

Sergeant, Retired
Fayetteville, AR PD

February 5, 2010

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Davis. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

June 8, 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

August 8, 2007

Jerry was a fine decent officer and citizen. It was only by the grace of God that I survived that evening but God decided it was time to take Jerry home. I don't know why things in life end the way they do but all we can do is give our all....and that night Jerry bravely gave all.

Sergeant David Schalchlin (Ret)
North Little Rock Police Department

July 10, 2006

Officer Davis, you did your job well. God bless you and your family, brother. Rest easy.

A Texas streetcop

August 6, 2004

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