Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Kenneth James Wilkins

Madison County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Friday, October 2, 1992

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Reflections for Deputy Kenneth James Wilkins

Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

October 2, 2020

Deputy Sheriff Wilkins rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 21, 2019

Thinking of you today as I always do. I really wish you were still here. I know you'd love the kids so much.

Jen

April 5, 2017

Billie gave me a badge of yours that she found in her dad's things a couple of weeks ago. It's so hard to believe that you've been gone over 23 years. Still seems like it was yesterday. Love and miss you always. I so wish you could have met Liem and Lyla, I know you would love them!

Jennifer

March 15, 2016

Thinking about you today. Lyla turned 11! She is a spitfire, you would love her! Full of life and love unlike anyone I've ever known! Love always!

Jennifer

August 25, 2014

Today we honor you once again Jim. We miss you so very much. So many things we would love to tell you about--Liem and Lyla, Hunter and Hayden, Michael and Courtney. We love you.

Joy
sister

May 15, 2013

It has now been 20 years since you left......doesn't seem that long.......we are missing you so much....Chip talked recently about you -- he said you will always be Uncle
Bo-Bo.......miss you

jc

October 4, 2012

Know that you are missed and you will always be remembered as an Arkansas Hero in Blue. We hope your family, friends, and co-workers will know peace and love today as they experience their own memories of you. You are not forgotten.

Sgt. Roger L. Snook, Jr. (LRPD)
Arkansas Concerns of Police Survivors

October 2, 2012

Next week will be 20 years. It's so hard to believe. I still think about you every day and wonder what it would be like if you were still here. I know the kids would adore you. Praying that my memories of you never fade. Love you and miss you...always.

Jennifer

September 28, 2012

Love you and miss you dad. We think about you every single day. Everything has changed so much since you have been gone we wish you were still here. Jennifer has a beautiful family and I have met the greatest girl in the world and got married.

I always regret I was never able to talk to you or say goodbye before you were taken from us.

Love you,
KW

KW
son

June 13, 2011

happy birthday, wish more than ever that you were still here with us.

jwt

Anonymous

June 17, 2010

Jimbo, you would be so proud of Derek...he is with SPD--patrol, dre, training,bike---and 2 awards---he looks so much like you it is uncanny---has a lot of you attitude and mannerisms also.

jc

June 10, 2010

We have Lyla James home with us now....she is named after you---and she is beautiful....Liem is proudly a big brother now---they are amazing together.

jc

April 7, 2010

Still miss you Jimbo....Kenny married a lovely girl--you would like her very much..Kenny has so much of you--speech pattern, wit, mannerisms---it is like watching you as a young man......love you

jc

October 20, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 18th 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

Anonymous

October 2, 2009

Missing you, wondering what we would be doing for your birthday today if you were here. Love you as much as always!

jwt

Anonymous

June 17, 2009

Rest in Peace, Deputy Wilkins. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

June 8, 2009

Miss you tons, still trying to figure out how to survive without you

jwt

Anonymous

December 31, 2008

Missing you more than ever...

j

Anonymous

July 28, 2008

Thinking of you today...happy birthday jimbo. Wish you could see Liem-he is a doll, incredibly intelligent, and such a wit! Miss you

jc

June 17, 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
Sergeant
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 20, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service.

vandenberghe
nh

October 14, 2007

God bless you and your family. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten by your entire police family.

DE
St. Louis City Police

August 28, 2007

I too lost a brother that worked for madison county arkansas sheriffs dept.I certainly share the families grief for their fallen hero. I was told that officer wilkins wife was also employed by madison county and retired
from there if she reads this message and was employed anytime between 1977 and 1981 i would like very mush to correspond with her.

August 20, 2007

Deputy Wilkins - thank you for your service. You will never be forgotten.

Michelle - wife of Retired LEO

July 30, 2007

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