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Police Officer Guy Patrick Gaddis

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, January 31, 1994

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Reflections for Police Officer Guy Patrick Gaddis

i am mexican, i live in Germany, i have questioned death penalty. but in this case, i dont, i was praying fot thos diplomati effot´rts not to jabe effect and fortunaltelly it didnt happen and the man is gone.
readng all this bring tears to my eyes. o cant go on im sorry. god bless Officer Gaddis wige and child and his family. justice prevailed.

Adan Narvaez
no relationship

January 23, 2014

I hope what occurred today, even though the act will never bring your loved one back, brings you a step closer to peace. Unfortunately it won't matter whatsoever to the family of the killer.

American Citizen

January 23, 2014

In the name of many mexicans living in Mexico, that think our government should had sent condolences to his family instead of asking for mercy for a cop killer. Im so sorry for your loss, shame on my country that tries to defend irresponsible human beings like Tamayo was. Justice was served, I wish my country would take the trash out like the US does.

Cecilia M.
Universidad de Colima

January 23, 2014

Officer Guy Gaddis - may you rest in peace now, your murderer has paid the price for taking your life and breaking your family's heart. I hope Tamayo had time to repent for his crime. His poor family must also be devastated as this crime was no fault of theirs. may you all find peace.

Mia Alcazar

January 23, 2014

Last night, January 22, 2014 Officer Gaddis' family received justice for his murder so many years ago. There has been much debate/delays over the past twenty years by misguided anti-death penalty advocates to delay this killers execution. Thank God the leaders of Texas believe in enforcing their laws and carrying out the penalties. It is time for the family to rest. They have suffered much. In time Guy will meet the child he never knew. Be at peace brother.

Concerned Citizen

January 23, 2014

Justice was done for you today, Guy. I was in the HPD academy when you were murdered. Your murder was not in vain as it saved many future officers' lives. Rest in peace, now, sir.

Assistant Chief Vazquez
Houston Police Department

January 23, 2014

It was so humbling to be with your family last night. Justice has been served and I am so proud of your family and their perseverance for justice. Officer Gaddis, you are never forgotten and always loved.

Cathy Hill
Surviving Spouse Deputy Barry Hill

January 23, 2014

I am just a common citizen who has the highest respect for officers. You were taken to soon. Rest well Sir we will never forget you

Cynthia Kaley

January 23, 2014

May the Gaddis family receive the peace that they deserve, now that justice has been served! You are a hero, a veteran and a great American. May your soul rest easy.

Dan C.

January 23, 2014

Guy Gaddis - last night after nearly 20 years, your family finally recieved justice! Your brothers in blue with HPD reved their motorcycle engines until the walls at the Walls Unit shook in your honor. Your death has haunted me since that fateful day in 1994, just because of the tragic circumstances that occurred. God Bless you and your loved ones, and I'm sorry that you had to make the ultimate sacrifice.

Reserve Sgt. Richard E. Wood Jr.
Montgomery County Pct. 1 Constable's Department

January 23, 2014

hi I came out of class 28 and never met Guy but he wore the uniform of HPD and I know he wore it proudly

joel daniel/RETIRED

January 23, 2014

Officer Guy P. Gaddis, Honored devotee to mankind. Your place at the right hand of God is secure, your place in the hearts and minds of those who loved you, who knew you, who stood with you and like me, who never had the honor of knowing you is assured. Know that the life you lived and the lives you touched will carry on, in your name and in your honor. Today, dawn breaks over a world better for your time here and better for the removal of your killer. A life taken is not a replacement for a life lost. But a life taken for a life stolen is Justice. Rest in peace, Officer Gaddis. I hope there is some solace for the hurting hearts of your loved ones.

Roger Walker
BCEMS (retired)

January 23, 2014

No words can ever express, the lost of a priceless gift of life such as Mr. Gaddis. God be with you and your family.
It is a shame the horrible act that Mr. Tamayo did, its a shame for our Hispanic community.
My prayers to Mr., Gaddis' Family.

May God now serve justice also today with Mr. Tamayo.

Mrs. Ybarra, Navy Mom

January 23, 2014

God how I love Texas and respect the values of the South! They stand by their police officers. I hope the Gaddis family and his friends at HPD find peace, now that his killer has been executed. I am embarrassed by my liberal State's former Senator.

a Massachusetts Police Department

January 23, 2014

It's done, my brother I love you and will remember you till the day I die. But now it's done, you can finally rest in peace my brother.

Stephanie Know that your dad IS loved and remembered by EVERYONE who ever had the chance to cross paths with him. `

Paul May, Chief of Police
Houston PD (retired) / Cimarron NM PD

January 23, 2014


Court Officer
MA Court Officers

January 23, 2014

God bless you and your family. Can you imagine all the life he has missed--he missed meeting his first and only child, missed growing old with his wife, missed growing his family and making memories that would have impacted so many people. And for what? What gave this man the right to kill an entire human being who mattered--whom had a family who depended on him. They had to do life without him. Its insulting--the signature to stay this execution--yes, sickening. As if his life meant nothing and all and we should forget that Guy once lived, breathed, loved and laughed and it was all cut short because of one person who views life delicately at best. May God give Guy's family strength and some kind of healing tonight. I give no condolences to the murderer.


January 23, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Officer Gaddis. I can't imagine the pain you've experienced over the last twenty years awaiting closure by the execution of his cold-blooded murderer. Justice delayed is not justice denied. Please take solace in the fact that Officer Gaddis will NEVER be forgotten and will ALWAYS be a hero!

SGT Mark B. Hanna, Retired
Fayetteville, AR Police Department

January 23, 2014

I hope your family can finally close this ugly chapter in thier lives I'm sure it's been a long time coming.This sorry excuse for a man will finally be put to death but I'm sure it's not enough I hope your family is well and I pray he blesses you all.

Reserve officer J. Hernandez
King City Ca

January 23, 2014

Rest in peace,till resurrection,you're assassin pay for his sin,i hope youre family rests on the promise of Jesus.

no relaion

January 23, 2014

I worked with people coming over from Mexico. My question to some of them was "what can be done in Mexico to help the fight against the vicious cartels?" The surprising answer from some of them was, "enact the death penalty in Mexico!" Why did we wait so long to execute this murderer? Where Guy is, this animal can not go. Good riddance to a cold blooded killer. He is getting his comeuppance at this time. (Cristobal Lopez)

cristobal lopez
Former Austin Texas PD

January 23, 2014

The story today should be about your honor and service. Thank you.

Arthur - Normal Citizen
Concerned Taxpayer

January 23, 2014

Make no mistake when someone kill a Peace Officer or any person, whom citizenship, Race, Color or religion of the person comitting such a violent crime should not be an issue !!!! .... Its Blatant must paid with capital punishment period, Im a hispanic maxican and salvadoriam and dont really matter what nacionality you from "eye for eye"are the best rules to follow.
You take someone life you paid with your life!! Unless, you are protecting inocents victims, life and property!!

school police officer Miguel Cortez
Sgt. US marine Corp/ Sgt. Lynwood School Police Ca.

January 22, 2014

Finally justice has been served. RIP Officer Gaddis.

Sgt. Annette Cotton
Shelby County Sheriff's Office

January 22, 2014

Justice for you, brother.


Deputy R.M. Williamson

January 22, 2014

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