Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Benjamin L. Green

Grant County Sheriff's Office, New Mexico

End of Watch Saturday, February 28, 1981

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Benjamin L. Green

Deputy Green though I never met you or any of your family I felt the need to leave a reflection on the very same day you were taken from this earth I was born I have now been a Police Officer for 7 years I pray that I can only do half the job holding the Blue Line as you did with your dedication to service Thank You sir and you will continue to serve as an inspiration to me in my duties.

Corporal Chris Johnson
Eclectic Police Dept. Alabama

November 11, 2007

Hero! Thank you for your service and dedication. May you rest in peace, Sir! You will never be forgotten.

Police Officer

April 9, 2007

We were pastors at the Glad Tidings Church in Grant County when Ben was slain. It was not his regular shift. He was called in to work for another officer that night. Because of Ben's death, the other officer became a gospel preacher and few years after the perp was incarcerated, the officer-turned-minister visited him in prison. We were there to witness that event.
This other officer has been a faithful, full time gospel preacher ever since Ben was killed. It's as though Ben gave his life to cause him to answer his call into the ministry. The many, many souls won to Christ are literally because Ben gave his life for the other officer. God has and continues to use this terrible event to His purposes.
Ben's sacrifice was not in vain.
Rev Weldon W and June Coker

Rev Weldon W & June Coker
Former pastor Glad Tidings Church

April 4, 2007

We offer our heartfelt sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of Deputy Green and we honor his distinguished service to the cause of justice and peace. Sadly, our nation has lost one of its finest citizens, a community has lost a friend and protector, and a family has lost an example of character and courage who they will love and respect forever. Today, because of the sacrifice Deputy Green has made, the house of freedom is stronger, sturdier, and more secure.

To the family and friends of Deputy Green, I would like you to know that a lot of people pray for you, and my hope is that their prayers will give you the strength necessary to move on. Just as you were always with him when he walked the beat or patrolled the streets, know that he will always be with you - wherever you may be. In the days to follow, may you be strengthened by the fact that Deputy Green is a man distinguished by exceptional courage and will always be admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. You, your family and your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

SA Thomas Doyle
FBI New York City

February 9, 2007

Dep. Green will never be forgotten. God Bless the Green family. Dep. Green was murdered 20 days after I started my PO career and was moved by son and daughter leaving a msg. for their dad. Your DAD would be so proud of you guys! thank you for leaving that msg. it met a lot to me. THANK YOU, God Bless.

Ret. PO
City of Miami PD Fla.

October 11, 2006

Too bad you never had the chance to see all your wonderful grand children. I know God's hands are in all things and that all things work together...... I wonder if you know my first daughter was born on your birthday and my son was born 20 years to the day you were murdered. I'm sure you do. I love you, your first born.

Kelly Daughter

August 14, 2006

I miss you dad. I hope that I make you proud.

Kenny Green

July 30, 2006

I'm really sorry that this happened..I currently live in the grant county area and I'm looking forward to becoming part of the sheriff's department soon..


December 12, 2005

Rest in peace!!


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