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Police Officer Nicholas Norman Davis

Seattle Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Tuesday, December 18, 1984

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Reflections for Police Officer Nicholas Norman Davis

Nick, I think of you often and I remember your greatness in my life. Your laughter and bigger than life bear hugs, you calling me after school to help me with homework, taking me camping with your family, bbq's in your back yard and teaching me how to use a rifle and enjoy the outdoors. You were more of a father to me than what i really knew or had at that time in my life. You saw my needs and gave selflessy of your time. Not just to me, but many others also. Looking at your picture brings so many things flooding back. Why arent you walking up to the door just in time to sit down and eat with us. I dont think my family is the only one with a brother officer that you took on the personal responsibility to look after. The day we lost you is still so fresh in my mind. The day we lost you, my hero passed on. The day we lost you, wings were placed upon your shoulders, heaven gained a hero and we gained an angel. Thank you for everything you have given me, taught me, and shared with me. Thank you for protecting me, supporting me, and loving my family as your own. Thank you Nick, forever in my heart with love and grattitude.

Dori Showell (Miller)
step daughter of your good friend Billy

October 4, 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
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

April 29, 2008

I walk past Officer Davis' Memorial often. This permanent reminder of the Sacrifice that took place on that very spot stays with me for a long time after I am there. Best wishes to the family he left behind.

D M Edmondson

April 13, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

manchester, nh

December 10, 2007

We all miss you and are proud of your service. May you rest in peace and know our love for you is still full.

Jerry Davis
Officer Davis' Son

April 22, 2007

Heroes and the sacrifices they make are never forgotten. Officer Davis, you are a true hero and you are not forgotten.

Salem, VA

December 18, 2006

I remember your rookie days with Bothell PD, and working together on the periphery of your city. It is sickening that your killer didn't get the gallows (at that time.)
After your death, I NEVER took my vest off, even when it was hotter than the hell your killer is going to. Rest in peace, brother, in the cradle of God's love.

Ofc. B.K. McFarland
King County Sheriff's Office (ret)

June 11, 2006

Officer Davis,

It sad that such a menace to society is allowed to walk free while your life was unjustly ended. I hope that when this coward goes before the SUPREME JUDGE OF US ALL, he'll get what he deserves. This is a slap in the face to you, your family and your brothers in blue. God bless you and your family.

A Texas streetcop

April 16, 2006

Absolutely unbelievable that Officer Davis' killer can step out and breathe the same air as the rest of us after such a short time!!! Why the do we even have a court system!!!??? Rest up my brother!

Retired P.O. Dan Cockerham
Columbus, Ohio Div. of Police

November 17, 2005

I can't believe a person can take the life of another, especially a law enforcement officer, and ever be able to see the light of day. I along with everyone else should show no anger to the person that did this to Officer Davis, for I know that Mr. Davis along with the Lord will have a proper judgement for the man that did this to him. Sir, may you rest in eternal peace. Thank you for your service, you gave the ultimate sacerfice !

law enforcement cadet
St. Petersburg

May 6, 2005

Back in 1987 my first FTO told me all about you. I feel as though I know you. Thank you for your service. You are not forgotten.


March 24, 2005

Thank you for your service and your sacrifice. It is deeply appreciated.


December 18, 2004

Rest in peace, thank you for your service and dedication Officer Davis you are not forgotten.

Police Academy Student, Eric L. Alexande

October 31, 2004

Rest easy, brother. May God comfort those you left behind. You will not be forgotten, hero.

Deputy M. Moore
Warren County S.O. (OH)

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