Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Herbert Lee Evans, Jr.

Augusta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, July 3, 1988

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Reflections for Police Officer Herbert Lee Evans, Jr.

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. You are honored and remembered on the 30th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

July 3, 2018

I was about two feet from this shooting when it happened in the roll call room and was one of three officers who attempted CPR. For all those who think "pranks" and grab a$$ in roll call are harmless, they are not. Herbert was a great, new officer. He always smiled and genuinely cared. It was a promising career cut short. That day was tragic to say the least. I will never forget that day.

Retired, Dr. Ryan M. Getty
West Sacramento Police Department

March 28, 2018

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

November 3, 2017

Officer Herbert Evans was my recruit and as a new officer full of laughter and happiness. Officer Evans was happy and talked often about his wife and son. Officer Evans was eager to learned and excited about becoming a Police Officer. People often said that we looked like brothers. Rest In Peace, my comrade.....

FTO Napoleon Jones "1988"
Augusta Police Department

December 24, 2016

to see the he was only 23 when he passed...this is his son again...i am now 28...5 years older than what he had been...sadly I have already liven more life than he had. I did not get to step into his footsteps, but that does not mean I can not honor his legacy. I am going to school right now to be a pastor. I feel that God uses us in different ways and lets us see different things in life by the experiences that we have. I want the world to know that there is life after death and the end does not have to be the end for those left behind, it can be a beginning. A beginning of something brighter and more. The ones who pass would not want us to give up everything in mourning, but continue on in life and make the most of every day. This is my wish for everyone in life. Dad I may not have been able to know you, but a part of you still lives through me. Thank you for giving me life and allowing me to show the world what you stood for.

Antoine Evans
Son

February 3, 2016

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

July 4, 2015

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 24th anniversary year 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. Rest In Peace

I pray for the solace of all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Phylllis Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater

December 28, 2012

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 24th anniversary year 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. Rest In Peace

I pray for the solace of all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Phylllis Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater

December 28, 2012

Rest in Peace, Officer Evans. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

March 24, 2012

I was one of Officer Evan's Field Training Officers at A.P.D. Truly, he had a lot of potential in law enfrcement. Officer Evans is truly missed and remembered, R.I.P.

FTO Napoleon Jones
Augusta Police Department

October 26, 2011

This was my father. I was only one when he passed. But I miss him greatly. I live everyday to make him proud. I am currently in the process of becomeing an officer just as he had. I love you Dad. You are missed. R.I.P

Antoine Evans
Son

November 13, 2010

R.I.P. Officer Evans. You will never be forgotten.

Deputy
EPSO

July 3, 2009

"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

December 23, 2007

May you Rest in Peace Sir knowing that you have not been fogotten.

July 3, 2006

Rest in peace Officer.

April 19, 2005

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