Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Paul Edward Grubb

Henry County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, July 2, 1989

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Paul Edward Grubb

I was less than a teenager at the time, it was the most horrible day of my life.
You were MY Hero, My Angel, you gently talked to me, you carefully told me exactly what I needed to hear. That YOU were there and that I was SAFE now. You shielded my view & you brought me to safety. I clung to you, and you let me. I survived mentally because of you; time took care of the rest. You waited patiently until I could tell the story because I wouldn't talk to many, you stayed and held my hand. You were gentle, kind, compassionate and so very caring. I grew up but before I could say another Thank You as an adult, you were gone, taken from all of us. I have NEVER forgotten YOU, I NEVER will & Every Year on my birthday I send you a heartfelt hug. YOUR STILL MY HERO...

S. Mc
A VERY Thankful citizen

July 5, 2023

To my Uncle Paul,

I miss you. I know you are in a better place. You were my hero growing up. You were always so kind and gentle. Your smile was so genuine. I am sorry I was not able to make it to your funeral, but I think a piece of my heart went with you to heaven. You made the ultimate sacrifice trying to keep us all safe. May you never be forgotten.

Cindy Johnson Snearly
Niece of Paul

July 9, 2020

Thank you for your service and always know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace.

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

July 2, 2020

Deputy Sheriff Grubb, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 30, 2019

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

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 23rd 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.

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 26, 2012

"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 © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

April 2, 2008

What you did in service to your community meant more than you'd ever guess - Thank you so much for your service

Sgt Don "Boots" Jensen Retired
Milwaukee Police Department, Milwaukee, WI

May 12, 2007

paul i will never forget that night. you were a true trooper. i'll never forget that last laugh. then the fatal shot. it could have been either you your me. i wish to this day it was me.i will always think of you with the deepest gratiditude for the person that you were and what you stood for, you were the best.


August 28, 2006

Deputy Grubb,.

I am honored to be the first to honor you. Thank you for your service to the Commonwealth of Virginia and may you continue to rest in peace.......

"Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of GOD" (Matt 5:9)

"Greater love has no man than this, that he is willing to lay down his life for his friends" (John 15:13)

Senior Officer D.W.Reichhardt
VSUPD (Chesterfield, Va.)

July 2, 2006

My Hero

Standing so tall
So strong, so brave
Waking up, putting your uniform on
That changes you so much
Doing your job the best way you can
Caring for these people in this world
That sometimes hate you so much
People cuss at you, shoot you
Trying to destroy your life
But you don?t let them
You fight as hard as you can
For your kids, for your husband or your wife
You keep going when things get rough
You?re always there
Protecting, serving
Is what you do
You?re my hero
The one I look up to
I cry when some creep kills you
For some stupid reason
But you will never been forgotten
And you will always be my hero

Explorer Prewer

March 22, 2005

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