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Patrolman Morris E. Greenwalt

Hazen Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Monday, April 29, 1974

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Reflections for Patrolman Morris E. Greenwalt

Rest in peace Patrolman Greenwalt.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 29, 2023

I remember it like it was yesterday, I was home from Marine Corp boot camp. Uncle Morris was a good guy. He was very kind and soft spoken however his time on earth was cut short. Thank you Uncle Morris for your dedication and service.

Jackie Holmes

March 5, 2022

Just found this site to leave a reflection for my Grandpa. I was 5 years old when this happened. I have not and will not forget you until I see you again. Rest in peace knowing after all these years you are not forgotten.

Monty Bohanan

March 3, 2018

You're never forgotten. God bless

Special Agent-in-Charge Diane Upchurch
FBI - Little Rock

April 29, 2017

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 38th 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.

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

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 29, 2012

Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

April 29, 2010

As my career's end is coming closer, I decided to check and find those who had lost their lives during the year that I was hired. While it's been a long time since your passing, I'm sure those you left behind and those whom with you served with distinction have kept you alive in their memories. Thank you for your service and for looking out for us who continue in our chosen profession. Rest in peace Patrolman Greenwalt.

Sgt. Robert Mau Sr.
PD Joliet IL

December 16, 2008

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Greenwalt. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

July 28, 2008


Pat Van Den Berghe

April 29, 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
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

August 6, 2007

My Grandparents were the victims in the Robbery that Officer Greenwalt had stopped. My Grandparents died years ago, but our family has not fotgotten the officers involved in thier apprehension. We deeply regret that Officer Greenwalt was killed in the line of duty from him stopping the suspects. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his loved ones.
Arvin L. Volner

Ptl. Arvin L. Volner
Crossett Arkansas, Police Department

February 17, 2007

I pause to thank you for your supreme sacrifice on the 32nd anniversary of your passing. You are not forgotten. God Speed and Rest in Peace.

Officer L.Madore

April 29, 2006

Patrolman Greenwalt,
On today, the 31st anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Hazen.


April 29, 2005

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