Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Jimmy Dale Halcomb

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Friday, April 16, 1976

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Reflections for Police Officer Jimmy Dale Halcomb

Rest in peace and may god bless you. thinking and remembering you today.BPD forever

Lt. J Pease

April 16, 2012

Jimmy how I wish I had met you. Your wife Angie is the most wonderful person but I know I would not have to tell you that. I am very blessed to have Angie in my life and she is a dear friend. Shine your love and light on her, your children and granchildren always. Your are missed, but never forgotten.

Grace Castillo Knapp

Lt. Grace Castillo Knapp
Retired Cook County Sheriff-Illinois

April 11, 2012

I worked the Southern District in the Sector that handles Lombard and Carey and I thought about you every time I was near that intersection. I then went to the Western District where you worked and heard nothing but good things about you.

I just want you to know that you are not forgotten.

Police Officer Richard L. Waybright II.
Baltimore City Police Department

September 30, 2011

Just want to wish you a Happy Father's Day in Heaven. I know your daughters are thinking of you especially, today.

Love you much,

Angie Halcomb

June 19, 2011

Thinking of you this Good Friday as I do every Good Friday. What a horrible night; what a horible memory. I love and miss you as much as I did 35 years ago.

Always in my heart,

Your loving wife,

Angie Halcomb

April 22, 2011

Happy Valentine's Day Jimmy. You have the greatest love of all. Her name is Angie.

Grace Castillo Knapp
Retired Lieutenant Cook County Sheriff

February 14, 2011

We now have 2 wonderful grandchildren. Connor, who is now 3 years old and a very handsome intelligent child and on August 9, 2010 we were blessed with a beautiful little girl, Riley Elizabeth. It hurt that we cannot share together this gift but I know you are watching over them. Always in my heart...

Angie Halcomb
Surviving Wife

September 3, 2010

I was with you that hot night. You've been with me ever since. Rest in Peace

Patrolman Steve Powell
BPD and later BCOPD retired 1994

June 22, 2010

Last night I attended the Candlelight Ceremony in Washington, DC. Honoring all law enforcement officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. This is truly beautiful. Thousands of family, friends, surviving fellow officers, and dignitaries are there holding lit candles. I honor all those who have died especially my loving husband.

Angie Halcomb

May 14, 2009

Angie,Carrie,Jackie & Mandy,
I'm sorry I never met Jimmy, but through you I have gotten to know him as the wonderful Husband & father. The memories are too precious to forget, so continue telling the stories and feel Jimmy surround you all with his love and protection. He would be so proud of his daughters and now "little man" Conner. Angie please keep your spirits high on a very differcult day. Know that other care & pray for you & family. Smile as we remember the water balloons!
May God's light always be with you all,

your family's friend

April 16, 2009

I honor you on your 23 anniversay of your death your wife is a sweetheart

mary cocke
civilian United state park police

April 16, 2009

Remember and honoring this day 33 years ago, today as it were, yesterday. My love forever and always...


Angie Halcomb

April 16, 2009

Bill and Mary thank you for your kind words. Jimmy was a wonderful guy. I guess that is why I never found anyone I wanted to be with after his murder. My girls are a wonderful adult women and I am blessed to have a great son-in-law and an handsome 15 month old grandson.

The parole hearing of John Earl Williams was canceled that's to all the letters written. Williams withdrew his request.

I continue to work with survivors being a member and past president of the Baltimore City Police Memorial Board. Just last Nove 5th, I attended the 10 year Memorial Service for Flight Officer Barry W. Wood. Martha, his wife, is now my dear friend. Barry along with all our fallen heros, spouses, and family will always be apart of my heart.

God Bless You All,
Angie Halcomb

Angie Halcomb
Surviving Spouse BPD

November 9, 2008

Jimmy, I still remember that day in April 1976 like today. Mary and I think of you often. Baltimore on that day lost a real hero and friend to many.

Angie, we will never forget.

Bill and Mary Phelps

Western District BCPD

July 21, 2008

It has been awhile since I last checked Jimmy's page. Thank you all for your kind words. I have much news both wonderful and unacceptable.

Connor James, the new arrival to our family was born on August 23, 2007. Jimmy would have been so proud of his grandson. Connor will only know his grandfather from photos and what we tell him as it was the same for his daughter, Amanda, the mother of Connor. But, I promise Jimmy, he will make you proud.

On June 6, I will be going to the Parole Hearing of John Earl Williams, who because of our system is eligible for parole. I will do everything in my power to keep this low life where he belongs. Many letters have gone out on Jimmy's behalf from all over the country and even overseas, asking the Parole Commission to deny William's parole. I want to thank all of you who have written letters. For those who have not, please check out the FOP Lodge 3 Baltimore City webpage for a letter that can be downloaded and signed.

Once again, thank you and God Bless you all.

Angie Halcomb

Angie Halcomb

March 7, 2008

While I read these other reflections I sit here with tears in my eyes. I came upon this page while helping my son do a project on his grandfather, Retired Officer Robert L. Brown. My dad was there on the night Officer Halcomb was shot and assisted in the suspects arrest.There was a article in the Sun paper with my dad arresting the suspect. My son remembers me showing him the article and telling him the story of what happened and how "pop Pop"was involved. He came home yeasterday and said he had to do a project on memories, the first thing he said is can I get a copy of the newspaper when Off. Halcomb was shot. So I found the artical my mom had saved and wanted to get some more info on it when I happened upon this site. My heart goes out to Off. Halcomb's family. Thank you officer Halcomb for paying the ultimate sacafic while protecting the citizens of Baltimore. God Bless Retired Officer Missie Edick (eastern district)

Retired police officer
Baltimore City Police Officer

January 31, 2008



November 12, 2007

"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

November 7, 2007

As I write this I am 31 years old, the same age you were when paid the ultimate sacrifice. I see that your EOW was just 8 days before I was born. Now a 10 year veteren and a father of 2 your ultimate sacrifice reminds me of why I kiss my wife and boys every night. May god bless you and your family. Thank you for your service.

Cpl. Donald Gividen
Harford County Sheriff's Office

August 27, 2007

Soon, Jimmy will be have a grandson from his daughter he never met. Oh, how I would want to share my happeness with my beloved husband. It is so better sweet.

In my heart always,

Angie Halcomb

May 17, 2007

Thirty years have passed since I last said "Be careful, tonight." Thirty years since he last held me in his arms and protected me. Jimmy will always be in my heart. Such a wonderful man he was. I miss him as thought it was only yesterday in he died a hero.

Angie Halcomb
Surviving Spouse

Angie Halcomb

May 22, 2006

As we approach the anniversary of your death, please remember that you are not forgotten. Please continue to keep watch over Angie and the girls, your friends, and co-workers from above.

April 14, 2006

Please send angel hugs and kisses your wife and daughter's way today. Happy Valentine's Day Jimmy.

February 14, 2006

Today is a big day for Angie and the MD COPS organization. No matter what the outcome may be Angie, you will always be a winner in my heart.

Love and hugs,

Jennifer Aaron
Wife of Ofc. Duke G. Aaron, III (EOW 07/20/04)

December 7, 2005

We ask Thy blessings and eternal rest to all our brothers and sisters
Who have sacrificed their very lives in the performance of
their duties. Give their loved ones the peace and
Strength to bear the anguish of their loss. Remove all
resentment from their hearts, knowing that eternal
peace and rest will abide their departed loved ones
forever. This we beg, Thy name forever and ever,

Ret. Officer William Hackley
Baltimore Police

November 21, 2005

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