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Deputy Sheriff George Clem Douglas

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, August 27, 1921

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff George Clem Douglas

Deputy Sheriff Douglas,
Even though it’s been over 100 years since your End of Watch you are still honored and remembered. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Palm Beach County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 7, 2021

Rest in peace knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

August 27, 2020

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Douglas.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 27, 2019

The Sheriffs of Florida and their deputies will never forget the sacrifice you and your family made to uphold our laws and protect society.

Your name has been inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and in our hearts. May you forever rest in peace.

A scripture inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial:

"Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they shall be called the children
of God." Matthew 5:9

Executive Director Steve Casey
Florida Sheriffs Association

August 27, 2016

Continue to rest in peace Deputy Douglas, we will never forget...

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

August 27, 2012

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

Officer 11169

February 16, 2012

Deputy Douglas, you sir are a hero we will never forget. May you continue to rest in peace sir.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL


August 27, 2011

As your great-grandson (who also had a 35 year law enforcement career), there is rarely a day that I don't reflect on your sacrifice. The story of your life was retold many times at family gatherings and I am grateful you have found your honorable place on the "wall". The strength and bravery you demonstrated have always been a personal motivation. I am proud to have your blood line running through me and my descendents. We remember.

R. Douglas Rhoads, Special Agent,FBI
Retired FBI Agent and Police Captain,Albemarle County, VA

February 8, 2010

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 88th 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.

I am sure that you are proud that your family is still continuing the legacy of serving and protecting.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya


August 27, 2009

Dear George:
I have spent almost my entire career here at the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office, and for those 25 years that I have been here, I have read and re-read about you. The time is long overdue, sir, for me to leave a brother Deputy a reflection. One that you so richly deserve.
At a time in America's history when tenacious and honorable men were needed, you were there, and you answered the call without hesitation. "In valor, there is hope". You actions and the manner in which you served, is one for others to emulate, both now, and long after I am gone too.
Thank you George, for the dedication and the sacrifice you made. I am so proud to wear the same badge you so honorably wore 85 years ago. May our Father in Heaven keep you in His arms and heart, and may your descendants always be as proud as we are, of your service. Rest in peace, brother, we have the watch now. Amen.

Detective Ron Tomassi
Palm Beach Sheriff's Office-Florida

October 6, 2006

Your great grandson has carried the torch and has served honorably as a Law Enforcement Officer. He has not forgotten you, nor will we forget your sacrifice.

Detective James Hope
Albemarle County Police Dept. (VA)

August 23, 2006

Years have passed since you gave your all. The years have not diminished the Hero that you are.

Senior Trooper Keith Miller (Ret)
Oregon State Police

October 14, 2004

Rest in peace brother.

Inv. Michael Walker
Tallahassee Police Department

August 19, 2003

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