Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Ronald Euell Dean

Shreveport Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Saturday, July 21, 1979

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Reflections for Patrolman Ronald Euell Dean

Patrolman Dean,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Shreveport. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

July 21, 2019

REST IN PEACE UNCLE RONNIE/ THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND FOR YOUR SACRIFICE.

SCOTT MENDENHALL
ALABAMA STATE TROOPER/RETIRED.

September 21, 2018

REST-IN-PEACE My Brother in Arms

Anrae Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

July 2, 2018

It is 37 years since your death. I was 7 years old at that time. Thank you for your dedication to making Shreveport a safer place for me to grow up in.

Cpl Eric Mayes
Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office Caddo Parish, LA

July 20, 2016

Uncle Ronnie, I have been hearing the old stories of your childhood again. They never get old. You are loved as much now as when you walked this earth. Give MK a big hug for me.
SR

SR
Niece

August 15, 2014

Ron, I miss you my friend. I still remember the first time we met when you were cutting hair at Westwood shopping center. I also remember your interest in becoming a Shreveport Police Officer and us talking about it with you turning in your application. You answered God's calling by becoming an oustanding officer. You will never be forgotten, RIP my brother until we meet again.... .

Lt. Clent Rambin (Ret.)
Shreveport Police Dept. and Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

June 11, 2012

Niece S.R. My mother has now joined my father in rest near Ron's grave. I haven't been back in awhile, but I will stop by and sit with Ron when I do.
Ron was killed on my birthday, July 21. I can tell you that he was a man's man, he had no fear.
His girlfriend was a beautiful lady, and I've often wondered how life has treated her. The last time I saw her was at the funeral.
I'm sure Ron is smiling, just waiting for the day he can give you and the rest of his loved ones a big ol hug. Peace.

Former SPD Officer
SPD

March 11, 2012

Ronnie was my uncle. He was killed when I was 2 months old, so I do not have the blessings of a memory with him on this earth, but I do have memories of the tears shed as those who loved him dearly remembered him. I have pictures so I never forget his face and I have the memories of my family that tell the story of what a great man he was. I did not even know this page even existed and happened to stumble across it while doing a geneology search, but my heartfelt thanks to the ones who took the time to stop by and remember my uncle and say a kind word of remembrance. To the former SPD officer who took the time to visit his grave, my deepest appreciation. Uncle Ronnie is in heaven and I have the promise of a grand reunion one day. I know he has been watching over us all.

Niece S.R.

February 8, 2012

God didn’t promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, sun without rain; but He did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears and light for the way.


Rest in peace.

Michelle - wife of US Marshal

December 7, 2010

Your heroism and service is honored today, the thirty-first 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 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. I pray for the solace of all those who love and miss you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

July 21, 2010

July 21, 2009 30 years God Bless You

Anonymous

August 12, 2009

Officer Dean your work on this Earth as we know it is done. You are in God's Hands now brother. May you rest in peace

SGT. Daryl Brewer
Clarksville Police Dept. Clarksville, Tennessee

May 23, 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 1, 2007

Ron, you were murdered while trying to enjoy our friends celebration of upcoming marriage. We were neighbors. I had to inventory the vehicle and struggled to do so. At your funeral, your wife or lady friend (my memory fades), was so sad, but so beautiful.
At least you got the satisfaction of knocking your murderer on his butt, as you tried to leave.
You're buried a couple hundred feet away from my father. I always go by and sit with you for a moment, while there.

Former SPD officer

June 22, 2007

Rest in peace, brother.

Sgt. Dee Reed
Baton Rouge City Police (Homicide)

November 18, 2004

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