Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Milton Thomas Levy, II

Port Arthur Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, November 14, 1992

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Reflections for Detective Milton Thomas Levy, II

We worked together at Mid Jefferson County Hospital 35 years ago before you became a police officer and just wanted to say I'm not surprised you gave your life in the line of duty and are not forgotten.

A friend

July 26, 2014

Heroes live forever, Detective Levy, and we will never forget. Thank you for the sacrifice you made for the citizens of Port Arthur and the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

November 14, 2013

Rest in peace, Detective Levy. Your service and sacrifice to the citizens of Port Arthur and the great State of Texas are not forgotten.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

November 14, 2012

Dectective Levy II, seventeen (17) years later you are still rememberd.

Thank you for your service.

Citizens of Texas were well protected under your watch.

A tragic and unnecessary loss.

Anonymous

April 22, 2010

GONE BUT NEVER WILL BE FORGOTTEN. EVERLASTING FRIEND AND BROTHER. MAY GOD BLESS YOU

EDDIE COLLINS
JEFFERSON COUNTY CONSTABLE PCT 8

February 21, 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

February 20, 2008

Thankyou for your service and sacrifice, you are a hero to us all. You will never be forgotten

POLICE OFFICER
PHILA PA

February 10, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Vandenberghe
manchester, Nh

November 30, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

November 30, 2007

Fallen long ago, but NEVER forgotten.

Joanie
Mother, daughter, sister, and granddau. of LEO's

November 2, 2006

To the family and friends of Detective Milton Thomas Levy II, his fellow officers at PAPD, and most especially to Detective Levy:

On this the thirteenth anniversary of your tragic death, please know that your valor and dedication are not forgotten. Your memory is still revered for your heroic acts that culminated in your untimely death.

May your family continue to be supported by their law enforcement family, and other police survivors.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the distinquished and trail blazing service Detective Levy gave to his community and the citizens of Texas, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on November 14, 1992.


Phyllis L. Loya, mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD eow 4/24/05

November 14, 2005

Milton like you I grew up in Port Arthur and I know the courage it took for you to come back to Port Arthur and serve as an Law Enforcement Officer that was huge because you were the first black local to do such. Therefore ; it does not surprise me that you died going all out to protect and serve. Milton you were truly a trailblazer and hero. God Bless you and the Levy family

Anonymous

Hi Milton, It is really hard to believe that we lost you ten years ago. You know, I think about my days when I was a young PAPD Patrolman a lot. You were one of the guys who taught me about people! You were a good friend. I've been gone from the pd more than 12 years, but I still carry PAPD in my heart and soul. It was my friends like you that taught me how to be a cop......and a man! I thank God everyday because my life is good, and that I had the opportunity to work with, and have friends like you! We miss you Milton, more than words can ever say.

Milton, when I was working at the Embassy way over in Manila, your brother's best friend & room mate from college was assigned there too! I guess you will really never leave your friends. Sorry for rambling buddy........May God walk with all my brothers and sisters at PAPD.

Guy Genovese

JOB WELL DONE YOU PAID THE ULTIMATE PRICE IN HELPING ANOTHER. I GUESS PEOPLE WILL NEVER KNOW THE WHAT Y0U DID THAT NIGHT. MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. YOU SERVED THE PEOPLE OF YOU HOMETOWN WELL. REST YOU FOUGHT THE GOOD FIGHT. I WAS PROUD TO SEE COME BACK AND SERVE YOUR COMMUNITY.

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