Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Gary Orville Elkins

Long Beach Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, January 1, 1976

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Reflections for Police Officer Gary Orville Elkins

Officer Elkins, What a great Police Officer, Husband, Father, Uncle and co-worker you must have been. You are only gone in body, but are definitely here in spirit and memory! Jesus wept. Thank you for your service.

Police Officer
Naval Weapons Station, Charleston, SC

March 14, 2007

A day has not passed without thinking of that horrible day. However, it is all the other days, we spent together that really matter. I'm sure you know you are my hero. I am now passing on everything you taught me to your grandson,Gary Jacob. God has healed my damaged heart with a different Father / Son relationship. Your "Go Go" baton is seated next to me as I type this from the computer in my black and white. You would be suprised how much of you I take with me everyday on the streets. Love, Gary Edward.

Gary E. Elkins
Garden Grove Police Department / Son

October 25, 2006

Rest in Peace.

God bless your family.

Brother in Blue
CE Lima

CE Lima
CCRPV # 2906

October 1, 2006

Gary, how clearly I recall being at your home when you left for the last time to go to the P.D. for duty. How clearly I recall the Officers arriving at my home to inform me of your death. How clearly I recall returning to your home with those Officers to tell your wife and children of your death. How clearly I recall how well we worked together as partners in patrol. You would be so proud of your namesake who also is a Police Officer. My brother, I miss you so much, and love you so much. God love you.

Retired Keith E. Elkins
L.B.P.D. & S.A.P.D.

January 28, 2006

I met a Long Beach Police Officer when I was in the 6th grade in Long Beach. I always remembered him and knew that someday I would wear a uniform, badge and represent everything that is good in a person. Rest in peace, Sir.

AZ Narc

November 8, 2005

GO GO, I had just left the department when you left us. It was sad news to hear and I was not on the department at the time. I have the newspaper article along with too many others, framed and on my office wall so I will never forget. You are not forgotten. Rest in peace.

Retired-Larry Carter
Long Beach Ca. Police Department

December 2, 2004

I was only 12 when he was killed. The last memory I have of him was on Thanksgiving Day. He was taking the turkey & making turkey sounds and flapping it's wings. He was a character and always being funny. He is missed.

Laura (Niece of Gary Elkins)

May 10, 2004

Every hero here deserves reflection--rest in peace Officer Elkins. Your sacrafice will not go un-noticed. Thank you.

Son of Officer Davis EOW 05-11-95

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