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Sergeant Waymond Halsey

Roanoke Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Friday, August 21, 1970

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Reflections for Sergeant Waymond Halsey

Uncle Waymon,
I know you and your sisters and brothers are having a great time in heaven. Please tell my mom Martha I said hey and I have missed her my entire life it seems. My Granny, your sister Lillian, please tell her how much I appreciated all she did raising her grandchildren. I never got to pay her back. She was gone before we knew. I sure do miss all my family who has gone on.

Thank you for your service to protect, Life was to short for your kids too! Love Susan Maddox

Susan Maddox
niece

August 22, 2016

Miss you uncle Waymond tell everyone i said hi and miss and love them bet yall having a blast thank you for your service

sharon vanlandingham
niece

April 21, 2016

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 43rd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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 solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

March 19, 2013

I love you Uncle Waymond!!!

LaJuana Dotson
Niece

October 15, 2011

Waymon, may you rest in peace. We all miss you. Your brother and sisters. We love you.

margaret kipfinger
sister

August 21, 2011

"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
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and may not be duplicated without permission

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

November 14, 2007

Sgt. Halsey may you rest in peace. My grandfather was your partner that ill-fated night. He passed in January 1991. Hope you two have reunited above and shared some memories.

God Bless

Patrolman Steven Wood
Camp Hill Police Department

July 22, 2007

Rest in Peace, Sergeant Halsey. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

October 30, 2006

you are gone my brother but not forgotten

Michael Moon
Roanoke Police Dept

May 9, 2005

Rest in peace my brother.

Police Officer
Burlington Township PD NJ

June 4, 2004

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